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Poulan Leaf Blower

I've had this leaf blower for 4 years and have not had any problems. 3 weeks ago it would not start, so I replaced the spark plug, cleaned the air filter and it ran with no problems. 2 weeks ago, I while in use, the motor started to stall out, I played with the gas and it ran ok for a minute or two before starting to stall again. I looked down and notice the muffler was cherry red (hot). After it cooled down I took the muffler off to see if it was clogged, but it looks ok. I've been using the same gas mixture since I bought it. Any suggestions?

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You may need to turn the Hi screw on the carb in 1/4 of a turn. Make sure the gas and mix are fresh.

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SOURCE: Poulan model: PPB430VS leaf blower. Won't start.

I think that those are suppose to be caps over the screw to discourage inadvertant tinkering with it. That way it is a deliberate act to get to them, if it is what I think it is.

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Many of these small blowers have an alloy key moulded into the flywheel, if this has sheared it will knock the ignition timing out, and will never run.

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you need to turn the Hi screw on the carb in 1/4 of a turn.

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Check the fuel lines for cracks/breaks. If they are o.k., then:

You will need to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner.Make sure the small screen is free of debris. (Should be able to see daylight through it.)

Use a Den Tek Brush, (http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152),to clean the small portals in carb. These portals can become blocked. Reassemble and start.

If the carb. parts are more than 4 years old, you may have to replace them.

If you need further assistance on:
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Just let me know.

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As long as it has fire, all you need to do is:
Check the fuel lines for cracks/breaks. If this is o.k., then you will need to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb. cleaner. Use a Den Tek Brush,
(http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152), to clean the small portals in carb. Make sure the small screen in carb. is free of debris.
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Jim

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