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Craftsman 2cyl leaf blower wii not start

I have cleaned the spark plug,put fresh fuel in it,the other problem i am having is when i pull the pull string its hard to pull its like its fighting me.dave cotton

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  • bberead Nov 18, 2008

    hi cotton david ,im bberead allen.i have same problem and im in need of assistance.i was blowing leaves and all of a sudden the engine was loosing power and before it died completely out i turn off by pushing choke lever and ever sense i cant pull the string its like its froze stuck

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It sounds like vapor lock, trying giving it a couple pulls with the spark plug taken out

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