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2 cycle leaf blower will not start. If you pour furl inti the carb it will start until fuel is gone. I have rebuilt the carb with new gaskets and seals.

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Does it have a clear primer bulb, and are you using it when starting a cold motor? The primer bulb should be filling up with fuel after you push it in several times. If you are not getting fuel in the primer bulb then there is no fuel supply. One common cause of that, in old leaf blowers, is a broken flexible fuel line going to a weighted fuel filter in the tank. The flexible line allows the fuel pickup (the weighted filter) to remain at the lowest part of the tank when you hold the leaf blower at different angles. Another cause could be a bad adjustment of the float valve, or clogged fuel passages. Did you blow out all the fuel passages when you rebuilt the carb?

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