Question about Poulan/Weed Eater No. Te475 952711797 17" Le Gas Trimmer/Edger

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Runs but dies when I squeeze trigger

I have a poulan weedeater. It runs, but when I squeeze the trigger it bogs down and dies. I know that the two little screws on the carburetor need adjusted but I can't seem to find the right adjustment ratio. Can you provide me an answer to go with or perhaps a repair manual?

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Poulan p 2500 is starting but the moment i press the trigger it dies down.

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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.
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.
Please rate me, Thanks
Good Luck, I hope this helped

Posted on May 11, 2010

  • tom turner Jun 09, 2013

    slowly open low speed jet adj. until problem goes away

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