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Bellalandscaping
06-15-2005, 11:51 PM
My Kawasaki trimmer will not idle. It runs at full throttle ( better with the choke partialy closed). I changed the fuel filter,plug,checked spark arrester,rebuilt the carb, changed the intake gasket . What else could it be? I was thinking of just buying a new carb. Thanks for any help.

Tharrell
06-16-2005, 08:10 PM
Did you replace the fuel line? What about the primer bulb, any leaks?

Lawn Masters
06-16-2005, 10:20 PM
IT would sound like its running too lean. replace the fuel pickup line too, and make SURE all the internals of the carb are clean too.

hole in one lco
06-16-2005, 11:27 PM
set the idol screw up a little

Bellalandscaping
06-17-2005, 08:24 AM
The bulb is fine , the idle screw would have to be set to full thottle . I didnt change the fuel line yet, I will try that today.Could it be the crank shaft seals sucking air in ?

Lawn Masters
06-17-2005, 10:41 AM
IF it were the crank seals, it would idle erratically. it would go from normal idle, to about half throttle and all over the range of RPMS