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Weed eater starts but dies under high idle

Bought from a yard sale. replaced the primer bulb and checked the spark plug. it looked fine. removed the in tank fuel filter as it was covered in rust from not having fuel in the tank. acts like it runs out of fuel. is hard to restart and dies again. one question i have is both fuel lines to the tank supposed to be submerged under the fuel or is the primer side supposed to only be in the tank a few inches?

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The gas used to be primed right on the ground so the EPA regulations made them put it back in the tank.
so primer side in tank enough to be a dumping point.
Probably will have to remove and check carb. rubber components for pliable and clean all the orifices you see.
if its bad dismantle carb. completely and put in a carb. cleaner solution and let it sit for awhile

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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Check your pump diaphram

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