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Troy Bilt TB 465SS Pony 4 cycle weed trimmer won't start

Low usage Troy Bilt TB 465SS Pony weed trimmer won't start -

It will start and run very briefly with carburetor cleaner/primer...

Pressing the primer bulb, primes the bulb and moves fuel in both fuel lines. It has good clean spark plug & fresh gas. Spark arrestor is clean.

Any advce would be greatly appreciated.

Kyle

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    Jim Parker May 11, 2010

    Need more information. How old is the Pony? When was the last time it started?

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Sounds like you need to take the carb. apart and clean it. I like to use a Den Tek Brush, (used for cleaning teeth), to clean the small ports in carb. they work great for this job. Make sure to either clean or replace the small screen in thcarb. as well.

Jim

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    Jim Parker May 28, 2009

    Thanks for the rating Kyle.

    Jim


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Sounds like the carb needs tore apart and cleaned. the jet is probably plugged up

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