Question about Homelite 'Yard Broom' Leaf Blower
My leaf blower started fine one day, and the next day it won't start. I tried changing the spark plug but that hasn't helped.
1st how old is the gas and 2nd how long did it sit for since you last used it? If there was any old fuel left in before now (more than 14 days) than it is possible your carb needs cleaning. If it's less than 14 days then you might want to check the compression. IF you have good compression, then you might want to take it to a service center to have it diagnosed.
Posted on Dec 28, 2008
Just take carb apart and clean it with carb spray 20 min`s and $2 later it will run
Posted on Feb 13, 2009
SOURCE: leaf blower
One suggestion, unscrew the spark plug and reconnect the high voltage wire. In a very dark area move the plug so that the plug thread touches some metal on the engine. Pull the starter cord. If you don't see a spark, remove the two screws on the handle and see if two wires are attached to the Stop Engine Switch. Remove one wire and bend it away from metal and try to see spark when pulling the start cord. If spark occurs, the Switch is shorted and needs replacing.
Posted on Nov 04, 2008
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