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My tro bilt model tb320bv gas leaf blower will not run at full th

My troy built model tb320bv gas leaf blower will not run at full throttle. If I keep pumping the priming bulb it will throttle up to normal but when I stop pumping the priming bulb it barely runs. What is wrong and how do I fix it. Repair shops tell me it will cost more than it is worth to have them fix it. Please help.

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  • t5vespa May 18, 2009

    I have or had a similar problem. Mine would run and quit with no warning. All the basics were checked. Found no fuel going to the plug, took the carb apart and cleaned it, no help. reassembled it all and it started working then it happened again a while later. Went through the same motions, no help. It always took many pulls to start and had to prime it ten times. I owned other two stroke engines and never had to prime it ten times, five the most. This unit is junk. The problem is that the spark plug is on the bottom of the cylinder and is prone to flooding which leads to hard starting. I reached my end with this unit and slammed it against a concrete wall, came apart in pieces and it made me feel good. Now I will go and buy a real blower from a real company that makes their products in the USA not Mexico like Troybilt does. Troybilt was once a good company but now they stink, no more quality control.
    My solution is do not buy a Troybilt product. JUNK, JUNK and more JUNK!!

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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.

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