Question about Poulan/Weed Eater No. Te475 952711797 17" Le Gas Trimmer/Edger

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Primer bulb collapses after 3 or 4 presses. replaced both fuel lines.HELP

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Pull out your spark plug after a couple of starts and see if it is dry (probably is). In that case, you need to take apart the carb and clean it out as best you can with some carb cleaner. Re-assemble and enjoy.

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You will need to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner. Make sure the small screen in the carb. is free of debris. Use a Den Tek Brush, (http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152), to clean the small portals in carb. These portals can become blocked. Reassemble and start.


If you need further assistance, just let me know.

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Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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http://www.img4free.com/images/Lou98321/fuelsystem.jpg
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  • The pressure side of the primer returns displaced fuel to the tank as it is depressed.
Take lots of notes and a few digital photographs to help with reassembly.
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  • The hose in the tank with the filter on the free end connects directly to the carburetor input connection.
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  • The hose in the tank with the filter on the free end connects directly to the carburetor input connection.
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