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My FS-55 had a cranking problem also on the first use. I am not a geek I am an engineer and have worked on cars, mowers, and diesel engines all my life, 52 years.
I have found that the engine floods very easy. When chocking do not pull the cord more than twice. Then switch to ''run'' and I'll bet it starts on the first pull. If you think it still might be flooded from the last attempt to start then DON,T Choke at all.
Safe bet might be to pull it once or twice in the run position before starting in ''Choke''.
I have now had two other problems.
1. I made the mistake of pulling the lower Trottle trigger before I pushed down on the top safety trigger. What this does is pop the Throttle trigger out of its holding bracket and it falls out of the handle by about two inches. Ace repaired it at no cost (under warrantee you know)
2. Now today, Sept. 12, 2009, I went to use the trimmer for the second time. It cranked and I realized the hub was turning slowly at first. Then after about a minute not at all. So now three weeks after I bought it I'm back to Ace once more.
PS. I also own the Leaf Blower with this same engine. Not a moments problem.
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