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I am clealning ;up a homelite string trimmer, one adjusting screw. how can i know if i have the gas lines in correct places i know which line has the filter in the tank but where does it connect to the carburetor

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If the trimmer has a primer bulb the line goes from the tank to the bulb and then to the carburetor often connecting at the bottom to a short barbed stub.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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