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I have a stihl fs76 weed trimmer. It will start but not stay running. I took the carb apart cleaned it. It looks fine but it still won`t run good. Any common problems or ideas ?

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Hi..my name is Keith...it sounds like the reeds in your carb needs replacing...usually if you use a carberator cleaner on them..it will ruin them..plus age will make them stiff..they should be as soft a rose petal..and its cheap and inexpensive to replace..but you have to pay attention to how many layers and the shape of the reeds that come out..because the kit that you buy will fix several different carbs..i hope this has helped..if not..write back

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