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Weedwacker stalls when accelerating

Ever since new when trying to raise the speed of the engine it would loose power and stall. Now this season the engine would not stay running until I raised the idle speed to the point that the cutting head and idle rev at a fast rpms but will still stall when I try to accelerate. Once the engine gets hot it will not restart

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Check the fuel lines for cracks/breaks. If they are o.k., then:

You willneed to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner. Makesure the small screen is free of debris.(Should be able to see daylightthrough it.)

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 the carb. parts are more than 4 years old, you may have to replace them.

If you need further assistance, just let me know.

Jim

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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