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Ryobi weed trimmer

Will start and stay running in full choke position, turn to run it shuts down, also
the shaft that holds trimmer section turns freely when motor dies.

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    I read the post about the trimmer that konks out when switching from Choke to Run, and that's me too. However, even when I had it running on Choke, the spinning head would slow and even stop when encountering thick tufts of overgrown grass. What does this mean?

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Check the fuek lines for hole and leaks, check the fuel filter and clean if necessary. remove the carbuerator and inspect the gasket; it should be soft and flexible, if it seems hard or brittle replace it. clean the carb with carb cleaner sray (available at any local auto parts store) and compressed air. make sure you get inside the small fuel rail holes. also check the primer bulb for pin holes and proper seating/seal. i

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