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At the time I was using the trimmer and it just

At the time I was using my Homelite trimmer and it just quit running. Won't start at all.

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SOURCE: Homelite trimmer dies every time I squeeze the handle

try to adjust the air intake??

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Homelite gas trimmer will not run without half choke and throttle

You need to disassemble the carb. and spray with carb. cleaner. If you need tips on how to do this, just let me know. You may need a new carb. kit as well, but we won't know that until you first perform the first step, or if the carb. parts are more than 3 years old. If they are, then go ahead and buy the carb. kit and replace the parts.

Jim

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Homelite Trimmer Model NT20769 After pressing the

once you start you need to adjust the A and B carb. screws

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Trimmer won't start

Sounds like you will need to clean your carburetor.
Sometimes you can get by with priming it a few times, and letting it
run a few times like that and it will flush the gunk out of the jets,
but most of the time you will need to rebuild the carburetor.
If the mower is over a couple years old, then I also recommend that you
buy and install a new carburetor repair kit, because the diaphragm will
get hard and that will cause it to be hard to crank.
When you clean your carburetor and remove the jet screws, count the
number of turns it takes to seat the jets from their original position.
That way when you go to put the jets back in, you know how many turns
they were in/out.
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Good Luck, I hope this helped

Posted on May 15, 2010

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Sounds like you will need to clean your carburetor.
Sometimes you can get by with priming it a few times, and letting it
run a few times like that and it will flush the gunk out of the jets,
but most of the time you will need to rebuild the carburetor.
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That way when you go to put the jets back in, you know how many turns
they were in/out.
Please rate me, Thanks
Good Luck, I hope this helped

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