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Weedeater Model # FL26 is not getting fuel into the primer bubble, what could possibly be the problem?

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  • Rodney Myers Sep 14, 2010

    When I took the tank off I found the filter rolling around inside the tank. The hose had broken off. I pulled the suction line out of the tank and put it in a cup of fuel and it still did not fill the bulb. I will try and change the fuel lines. I checked the bulb for cracks but didn't see any.

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Hello,

1) No Fuel In Tank (Sorry, couldn't resist)
2) Kink in fuel line
3) Fuel line is split
4) Pickup filter is contamaminated (porous material is easily clogged by too much 2 cycle oil, or gunk left from fuel during storage
5) Primer bulb has a leak
6) Fuel Line has expanded where it passes through the tank (some models have the fuel line running through a grommet)
7) Fuel line has Ultraviolet Damage, pinholes have formed.

Replace the fuel line. If you would like a quick and easy check for the bulb itself, attach same size fuel line, drop other end into a small cup of premix fuel, and push the bulb. If fuel appears, then problem lies in the tank / line to the tank / filter media. Otherwise, Primer bulb is leaking.

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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