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Troybilt cultivator/edger starts, but dies under load

Already done: replace plug, clean carb.
Is there supposed to be a fluid in the crankcase if one opens the plug there? If so what is it? Could this be my problem?

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Yes if it is a 4 cycle
with trimmer LEVEL Take out the plug and the oil level should be at the bottom of the threads where you took the cap off.
sae 30 weight is the oil to use
It can be a problem if you have no oil in the crankcase.
Be sure your stop button is where it belongs and go thru the procedures listed on trimmer to start it
fresh gas and if it is a 4 cycle you need not to mix oil and gas for this trimmer

Posted on May 26, 2009

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