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Trimmer won't stay running

I prime it , full choke it, half choke it, it starts, and then when I go to run it quits after about 10 sec.

Too, it seems to just have one speed. Full out. If I use the trigger for gas it starves and quits.

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  • hail2thevict May 11, 2010

    I have the exact same problem and this is only a few months old!

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Most likely needs the carb rebuilt.

First check the prime bulb and fuel lines for cracks. Check the spark arrestor for carbon buildup.

Another problem could be a stuck piston ring, but try rebuilding the carb first as it is usually the source of the problem.

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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