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My Ryobi PLT-3034YE Trimmer will not start ,have fitted new spark plug and replaced fuel to no avail

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SOURCE: ryobi 700r gas trimmer, replace old fuel lines

Line from tank with the filter on it is the supply line and goes to the carb inlet fitting. This is typically on the "bottom" of the carb (with the tank being up) and will usually have a fitting with barbs or a bulge on it to ensure a tight fit. The other fitting on the carb is the return line and is usually a straight tube fitting with no barbs. That line goes the suction side of the primer bulb. The third line goes from the outlet of the primer bulb to the return barb fitting in the bottom of the tank. Fittings have to be removed from tank to properly install the new hoses on them. Remove retainer ring on outide of tank and push fittings into tank, then shake out of the fill opening. More details on replacing hoses are listed in another post about Repairing Ryobi trimmer.

To leemineres, if hoses are on right and unit still stalls after starting initially you probably need to disassemble carb and clean out using spray carb cleaner. May be sticky needle valve, or partially plugged port or jet.Could also be hole in diaphragm. Gasket and diaphragm kit would be good to add when you take apart, even if diaphragm does not have a hole.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Can't get my Ryobi CS30 trimmer started, bought a

Is the fuel old or has it been drained and refilled?? Sometimes old fuel will do this. Also make sure the air filter is clean and free of oil/dirt as this will also hinder the starting.

The primer button also is something to check. Push it 7 times, full choke, pull for 5 times, turn to half choke, and the unit should start.

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Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Ryobi 700r 31cc 15" Trimmer,

Hi and wel;come to FixYa, I am Kelly.
The part you need is item 9 on most parts lists:

Your problem is caused by either drive shaft failure or.. clutch failure. Most of the time the drive shaft fails before the clutch.

The manual is here:

Shaft is PN 682064 or 753-04280

Sears parts direct has the shaft as item 10 this link:

Detailed view:

Lower price here:,-Shaft-(Rpls-682064)/product_info.html

Average price ($32.50)

Thanks for choosing FixYa,

Posted on May 29, 2011

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