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I was using my homelite might lite 26cs trimmer, had plenty of gas when it began to run slower then just quit running. In spite of all my efforts it will not start. The fuel will get into the priming bulb but it seems it will not get to the motor. Solutions requested

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  • ghoffman26 Jun 25, 2009

    Its sounds logical. I'll let you know when I do as suggested

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

Youwill need to disassemble the carburetor and spraywith 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 canbecome blocked. Reassemble and start.

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

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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