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Throttle cable on Ryobi cs30

I was taking the housing off to get to the pull string area to troubleshoot it when the throttle cable disconnected from the carb area. I can't seem to figure out where to reconnect it and there is no diagram in the manual. Does anybody have a diagram or picture to help me out please?

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  • mcbsprez Jun 28, 2009

    Thanks for the quick response.I will have to say that I am frustrated with Ryobi equipment. I followed you instructions and entered the info and it said it does not exist. I know I entered it correctly. I am going to call them tomorrow. I have had this one for 1 year and two weeks. They ended up switching it out for one I owned for 2 weeks that would not run for more than 10 minutes without conking out. They admitted a problem with conking out and I see a lot of posts by people with similar problems. Again thanks for your help. I will see if they keep my future business when I call them tomorrow.

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SOURCE: Ryobi CS30 will start but when I pull on the

Check the fuel lines first for cracks. If they are cracked or brittle, replace them. Also, your carburetor may need cleaned. Use a Den Tek Brush, (used for cleaning between teeth), to clean the small portals. Make sure the small screen in carb. is free of debris. The smallest of particles can cause your problem. Reassemble and try starting. If it still acts up after all this then you will have to purchase a carb. kit and replace all appropriate parts. If you need tips on these remedies, feel free to ask.

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Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Ryobi CS30 will start but when I pull on the

i know what u guys got going here. you proably left it i the garage over winter with gas in it. maybe not. anywho, there is a diaphgram in the carb that pumps the fuel in via vibartions of the motor. poor design alont ith fuel filterINSIDE AND AT ONE END of the gas tank. anywho, this diaphgram is ruptured, and i bet there's also gas coming out os the carb and dripping off the choke selector?
this is a job for a small engine mechanic

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Ryobi CS30 straight shaft. I can not get the

There should be a half sphere shaped object over the spool of string. Twist off in a counter clockwise motion and the spool will come off so that you can replace the line.

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Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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SOURCE: ryobi cs30 starts fine, but idles way too fast

you need to take your air filter off and look into the throat of the carbruetor to see if the ""Butterfly""
is still intact and working not the choke butterfly its the one closest to the engine that moves with the throttle and be sure it is still there and moves as you move the throttle.... open is horizontal and closed is not quite 90 Degrees. check to see it is tight and in the center if the throat when closed.
you may have to remove the carb. to see it function more clearly
make sure the throttle cable is free and not binding any where and to be sure of its adjustment to allow the throttle to return to the idle position.
lubricate the cable from the trigger to carb. wd 40 is ok.
if all above is ok then find the L on the carb. and ccw it 1/8 turn to ritchen it alittle to help slow the idle down some to a respectable level

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Ryobi CS30 - Stalls out?

Dirt or varnish in fuel filter or carburator. Change filter if there is one.

Flush out the carb with a varnish remover.

Open high speed needle valve 1/8 turn farther, then turn in while running until it just smooths out.

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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