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Riobi trimmer It will start and idle under the middle position choke and also work in that position but when moved to the right full open position and I give it gas it dies. What is causing it to die? Ed

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To fix this you will need to take out the small carb and throughly clean it with spray carb cleaner. Then I purchased a carb rebuild kit and replaced three things.
2 gaskets and 1 accelerator pump. The pump was the main culprit and you could tell the old one was worn due to the elasticity being gone in the diaphram.
Put everything back together and it works great.
As a side note, I found out you should use 89 grade gas or higher on these small engines along with a good oil additive like ECHO or Stile. The better gas will not eat up the gaskets or ruin the accelerator pump.

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