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My homelite mighty lite edger starts, but will only run on either half choke or run for 10 or 15 seconds and then dies. The choke filter looks clean.

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The primer bulb may have a crack in it

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

You will need to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner. Make sure the small screen is free of debris.(Should be able to see daylight through 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.

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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