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Ryobi CS30 Trimmer starts and runs in full choke and half choke but stumbles and stalls on run. Not up to full rpms when in full choke and half choke....

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You probably need a slight carburetor adjustment. Try to turn the L mixture screw (the one near the bottom of the carburetor on the air filter side, closest to the engine) 1/8 to 1/4 of a turn counterclockwise. These mixture adjustment screws ( L and H) have odd heads on them and conventional tools won't turn them. I use an automotive type plastic wire connector (around 22 gauge) with a ring terminal end which I can hold. Tap the plastic end of the wire terminal connector onto the head of the screw with a small hammer and this will enable you to adjust the L screw. This adjustment will increase you high speed side and possibly allow it to run off choke in a regular manner.

Posted on May 22, 2011

  • ivanblacka Jul 17, 2011

    My was the same way idle fine but soon as you pull the trigger it dies. Used small needle nose pliers to adjust as you said and it was like magic. Works great now, Thanks so much

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    Roy Cagle Jul 18, 2011

    You are certainly welcome. Oddly enough, I just got finished tuning one of these yesterday as I had the L and H mixture screws open way to far (running rich) flooding the crankcase of the CS30 and so bad, gas was spitting out the air filter side. After seating them all the way in lightly and backing them out 1 1/2 turns , then with some minor adjustments after that, the thing gets up and goes. This after installing some new carburetor parts.

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I have a Ryobi weed eater and when we start it, it will run rough on choke but as soon as you pull the trigger the leveler choke goes up and then the machine dies. We have cleaned the carburator but it still does it.

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Trimmer engine doesn't idol, it dies out

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