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Goes dead after 2 second

My homelite_mighty_lite_lawn_trimmer recently stoped working. Once I start it just goes dead after 2 seconds. Could anyone give some advise?

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Start by setting both the High and Low speed screws on the carburator to 1.5 turns out. Simply screw them both in until they are snug, and then back them out 1.5 turns. Give it a shot and see how it runs.

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Posted on May 08, 2009

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My name is Dane and I am going to help you solve your problem.
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