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I have a Husqvarna 125E edger....primer is priming...replaced rotten fuel line..removed carb..cleaned all ports and was really clean in the first place....will crank and run as long as your in the throttle but after about a minute or less of running it sounds as it is starving of fuel and will die...I have 2 of these and one the motor locked up on so i removed the carb off of it and it is doing the dame thing making me think that it is something other than the carbs...kinda loosing my mind on this one...really ticking me off to be honest bc I can usually fix whatever is broke!!!!!

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  • Roy Cagle
    Roy Cagle Oct 03, 2010

    Have you tried taking apart and cleaning the carb? Sometimes (you may know) rotten fuel lines will break up and allow small pieces to enter the fuel system. Check that ole fine filter mesh screen in the fuel pump side of the carburetor. That's the side with the idle-speed screw on it. Post back, I would like to help and find out the problem.

  • David H Apr 01, 2013

    Had the same issue and it really seemed like the carb. Turned out to be a defective spark plag that would run until warm (10-20 seconds) and then stall out like out of fuel. Go with the Bosch plug.

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I am sorry to say this, but the compression for that type of engine should be atleast 120 psi. Remove the muffler and look at the cylinder, it is scarred beyond repair.

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SOURCE: primer pump rotten need replacement show parts page

The hoses run through a hole into the gas tank, they are fitted with a filter inside the tank. Drain the tank, and manipulate the hose end to where you can grab it throught he filler hole, Remove the filter, run new gas lines into the tank and through the filler hole to replace the filter, reattach to the carburator. The primer bulb should have 4 small screws attaching it to the carburator. Remove the screws, place in new primer bulb, and you should be back to trimming asap.

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SOURCE: Edger #125E stalls after 3-4 second of starting.

sounds as thou the carb plate gaskets are torn these are sandwiched on eithewr side of the carb and they let it pump/**** the fuel a rebuild kit will have theses new gaskets depending on how mech/ inclined you are you may just want to let a shop fix it $75?? thats what i charge

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Try spraying a little gas where you spray starter fluid. If it runs you may have to install diaphram kit. If it has a choke can get around primer not working.

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