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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Homelite backpack blower M# ut08017l fuel mixter

32-1 will work fine for you

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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SOURCE: My Homelite backpack leaf blower runs until tank is 1/2 full

I believe you to be correct in your diagnosis.
1) remove the fuel tank
*this will give you an idea of how lines are routed and fitted into tank
2) install a new hose through to tank fitting and make sure to retrieve the old hose & filter inside the tank, so that you can attach the filter to the new hose. The filter is weighted so that it falls to the lowest point to pick up fuel.

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Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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SOURCE: i need to no what oil/fuel mixture the homelite

It should have the mixture on a lable near the fuel filler cap; something like 40:1, or 50:1.Home Depot sells small bottles of 2-cycle oil for homelite engines. Mix one to a 1-gal of gasoline.

Posted on Mar 06, 2010

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SOURCE: bought used blower do not know the fuel/oil

Here is the ratio: 32:1

(4oz 2-cycle oil to 1 gallon gas)

Jim

Posted on Sep 25, 2010

2strokeguy
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SOURCE: I have a Homelite BackPacker leaf blower. It runs

Great job with the description of the symptoms. What you are describing is a classic case of vapor-lock. In other words, a vacuum is forming in the fuel tank and not allowing the fuel to flow to the carburetor.

Look at the cap, it probably has a small vent built into it. With a little compressed air, blowing from the outside in, try to clear the obstruction. This may not work, but don't worry. Just replace the fuel cap. Your local lawnmower repair shop can probably get a new cap for you. Otherwise, go to www.homelite.com click on the parts tab, enter your model number (starts with a "UT") and order a new one.

Good luck!

Posted on Oct 29, 2010

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What is the gas to oil ratio for a Homelite backpack blower model # UT08111A


50:1
consider using stihl 50:1 oil as it is made to run in any 2 stroke engine at any ratio that way you only need one fuel tank correctly mixed for all 2 stroke operations

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Previous homeowner left a homelite b250 0 801 backpack BLOWER. What type of fuel does it use note no owners manual on homelite site


It uses Hi test gasoline. NOT regular. You'll be having hard start problems if you use regular grade fuel. The engine is a 2 stroke which means you MUST mix oil into the gasoline before you put it in the blower gas tank. The proper 2 cycle oil can be had at any home improvement store or garden departments in places like Walmart. Do not use automotive oil or you will have a huge amount of smoke when you run the blower. You can get an owners manual by going on Homelite's website too.

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How do I fix a leaking fuel line where it enters the gas tank?


gas line can be purchased to repair your unit. I recommend you taking it to a small engine repair shop and have them look at and sell you the correct O.D.(outside diameter) fuel line. they should also offer to show you how to service the fuel line.

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Why does my Poulan Pro PPBP30/30cc backpack blower have no power?


It may be fuel starved from either blockage in the carb or a broken intake fuel line. You can dump the fuel and mix up a back of fresh fuel with some system cleaner added and run it through and see if the unit picks up a bit. If a system cleaning doesnt improve performance with the gas tank empty look inside the tank and see if the fuel line is broken off or split. Many times fuel lines just get broken from alcohol fuels and age.

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I need a gastank for my homelite-backpack leafblower, model#uto8580a.It leakes around the screw that holds it own. This is the second time i've had to replace it. There must be a defect in these.


There is a recall for leaking fuel tanks on your unit.
The Homelite #UT08580/UT08580A Backpack blower service recall and all related questions and issues, are being handled through the Homelite customer service phone staff at 1-800-242-4672, for records purposes.

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I have a Homelite BackPacker leaf blower. It runs fine until the gas tank is about half empty. Then it sputters. While it's running, I can remove gas cap and replace and it runs fine again for a little...


Great job with the description of the symptoms. What you are describing is a classic case of vapor-lock. In other words, a vacuum is forming in the fuel tank and not allowing the fuel to flow to the carburetor.

Look at the cap, it probably has a small vent built into it. With a little compressed air, blowing from the outside in, try to clear the obstruction. This may not work, but don't worry. Just replace the fuel cap. Your local lawnmower repair shop can probably get a new cap for you. Otherwise, go to www.homelite.com click on the parts tab, enter your model number (starts with a "UT") and order a new one.

Good luck!

Oct 29, 2010 | Homelite Consumer Products Backpack...

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My Homelite backpack leaf blower runs until tank is 1/2 full


thats what it is try opening the gas lid look inside to see where the fuel line lies if its up high them try pushing it down to the bottom

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Blower runs fine for 30 or 45 mins, then will not come up to speed.


there is a fuel filter in the fuel tank that some times gets cloged try that and fresh gas -oil mix

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