Question about Craftsman Convertible 32cc Gas Line Trimmer - POULAN/WEED EATER
My trimmer start fine when i replaced the spark plug. The old one looked black. I was trying to adjust idle and the trimmer died and would not start again. Under the fuel tank, outside of carb, spark arrestor plate are all wet. Unit will briefly start after the spark plug is taken out and cleaned, but it will not run continually. Is only solution to replace carb? could this be the only problem? Carbs are $75, if any more i will just buy a new one.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like you will need to replace your carburetor internal rubber parts like the diaphgram and O rings.
Be sure to use compressed air to blow out all the fuel and air passages.
Be careful when blowing out the passages, because there are sometimes small rubber type seats in the bottom of some of the passages.
Sometimes you can get by with priming the carburetor or using starting fluid and letting it run a few times like that and it will flush the gunk out of the jets,but most of the time you will need to rebuild the carburetor.
Keep in mind that the float for the carburetor must be level when you go to reassemble the carburetor or follow the instrucitons you get with the carburetor kit.
If the mower/weedeater is over a year old, then I also recommend that you buy and install a new carburetor repair kit,because the diaphragm will get hard and that will cause it to be hard to crank.
When you clean your carburetor and remove the jet screws, you will first need to seat the jet screws.
But before you seat the jet screws count the number of turns it takes to seat the jet screws from their original position.
Be sure to mark the turns down on a piece of paper.
That way when you put the jets back in, you know to seat them first and then turn them back out to their orginal position before you started.
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Posted on Oct 12, 2010
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