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Ryobi RBV26 petrol blower will not prime?

Although reservoir half full, seven pushes (and more) fail to suck fuel into viewing bulb. The blower was a gift on last Fathers' Day and I successfully used the blower function shortly afterwards, but not since. With Autumn upon us and "a small silver birch tree forest" in the garden I really need it to be working.. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Regards Ted Knopp.

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The carburetor may need to be taken apart and cleaned or rebuilt. If you haven't taken one apart before your best bet is to see if you can get an after market carb for it, that would probably be the cheapest way out.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Ryobi RBL30MVA petrol blower problem

if this is a brand new I would ask is the gas oil mixture fresh and of the proper ratio. most use 40-1
if this is not brand new look and see if the muffler could be clogged up. a common problem is the spark arrestor screen gets clogged up with carbon deposits.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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first never let any one browe your tools or your wife thay could break eather of them noe get a small screwdriver find the air adjutment screw on carb turn it in count the turns till it stops then pull it out by turning it counter clock wise dont louse any spring that might be there its out get carburator chock cleaner use the little tube put it in hole were the screw lived at and let it have a good blast or 2take out spark plug and pullthr start rope 10 or 15 times put plug back put air screw back 1 3/4 out from bouttom i think if you had dif number try it first if that dont fix it you may need to take carburator off take it apart and clean there is two gas lines that go to tank if one of the lines has a filter on it inside the tank if thay get water in there threeeere pluged up might get new one there fun to get out of tank or take to shop if you dont have all the tools or homedepo and buy good luck

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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Hello:

From your Description it Sounds like the Exhaust is Restricted or the "H" Mixture Screw Resuires Adjusting.
>>The Following is a Basic Instruction File for Doing a Diagnostic on the Engine for this Problem. Any Input is Appreciated.
>>**Remove the Muffler and Make Sure the Exhaust Port is Clear.
>>If it is, then Try to Start the engine with the Muffler Off.
>>If it Starts and Runs Properly, then Clean the Spark Arrestor Screen in the Muffler or Replace the Muffler if Required.
>>The Following is the Instruction File for Setting the Air Mixture Screws. Any Input is Appreciated. The Procedure is the Same for 1 or 2 Mixture Screws, Just Use the Instruction File and Skip Over the Section with the Missing Mixture Screw ( Usually the H Mixture Screw).
>>Now Setting the Air Mixture Screws:
>>****Turn the Idle Air (L) and Main Air (H) Mixture Screws In Until SNUG **Do Not Jam** Then Reverse Both Screws 1 1/2 Turns. Set the Throttle Full Open, Start the Engine.
>>Turn the Main Air (H) Mixture Screw Clockwise Until Proper Revs are Obtained. **Carefully Use your Finger and Move the Governor Arm to Rev the Engine (on Chainsaws and Trimmers Use the Trigger to Rev the Engine) Until you Reach Max RPMs (on Chainsaws and Trimmers, the RPMs are Not Set to MAX. Set to Max and then Reverse the Setting Screw 1/4 or 1/2 Turn. If the H Mixture Screw is Set too High; the Engine will be Starved for the Oil in the Gas and Damage the Piston and Jug/Cylinder) and the Engine is Running Proper at Full Throttle Up a Grade and for Chainsaws and Trimmers they Do Not Bog DOwn Under a Load. Occasionally you May have to Turn this Counter Clockwise to Achieve the Proper Revs.**
>>Now Allow the Engine to Idle. Set the Engine Idle Screw (Not Idle Air) so the Engine will Stay Running if Required.
>>Now Set the Idle Air (L) Mixture Screw so there is No Hesitation when Rapidly Throttling from Idle to Full Throttle. Reset the Engine Idle if Required.****
Please, Do Not Hesitate, If I Missed Something or you Hit a Snag or this Does Not Correct the Problem, I am Here if You Require More Assistance.
Hope this Helps. Let me Know What Happens, Please. May the All Mighty Bless You and Yours. Be Safe and Be Happy. Thanks.

Good Luck

Respectfully

jbridger (John)

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: PRIMER BULB WONT PRIME

I would recheck the carburetor to make sure you put the diaphragms next to the carburetor and not the gaskets.
Please if it is not priming you may have the fuel lines hooked up wrong. Also check the fuel cap to make sure the vent assembly is there. If the tank is not venting, the tank will get a vacuum in it not allowing fuel to flow.
HTH
Good Day.

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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