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Homelite gas pressure washer wont stay running

Starts but wont stay running cleaned carburetor only used 4 times

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Homelite gas trimmer will not run without half choke and throttle

You need to disassemble the carb. and spray with carb. cleaner. If you need tips on how to do this, just let me know. You may need a new carb. kit as well, but we won't know that until you first perform the first step, or if the carb. parts are more than 3 years old. If they are, then go ahead and buy the carb. kit and replace the parts.

Jim

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Homelite 26vt Mighty Lite that will only start when I du

you have 1 of 3 things wrong
1 you have pluged jets
2 you have a pluged fuel filter
3 you have a stuck float
4 fuel line is crimped

1 2 3 4 thats all it can be
preasurise the fuel tank by blowing into it when almost empty
this will as times clear jets
if fuel line kinked un twist it
best bet buy a rebuild kit for the carb and enjoy some time with a screw driver

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: carburetor adjustment for Homelite 2 cycle engine

I have the same problem with my MightyLite 26cc Blower/Vac. If it does start it runs rough on full choke and stalls on 1/2 choke or run. I've tried everything, fresh fuel, Seafoam, etc. Nothing works. First time I used it the exhaust burned a hole in my brand new Carhartt hooded sweatshirt. Best solution, throw it away, never buy another Homelite product and tell anyone who will listen what a piece of junk Homelite products are.

Posted on Oct 18, 2009

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SOURCE: My homelite might lite 26b will run in the choke

if it seems low on power,remove the muffler and clean out all carbon build-up,if it has power as in full throttle,then the carb is still dirty and needs to be rebuilt

Posted on Mar 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Homelite model UT21566 string trimmer runs only on

Your carb high and low settings may need tweaking if it's not a fuel or muffler issue. I believe needles are made only to be adjusted by a technician. If you want to try adjusting it yourself, google and you tube your to see how.

Posted on May 08, 2010

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