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Weed wacker will not start when using the primer bubble but will start if spark plug is removed and gas is added into [plug hole. changed fuel filter with no results.after machine is running and then shut off starts up right away. can't figure it out. Help it's driving me crazy

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Your carbeurator has crud in it from leaving gas in it over the winter.
You may be able to clean it using a carbeurator cleaner spray which you spray into the air intake after you remove the air filter, OR by using a gas additive such as seafoam which will clean the carb. as it runs. If you have any old gas in the tank of your weedwacker, discard it. Same goes for your portable gas tank. Gas deteriorates over the winter.

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