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LawnMowerBoy48
06-18-2007, 09:02 PM
Hey Guys, I have an Echo HC(Something) 1500 hedge trimmer. I haven't ran it in a couple of years, almost lopped my finger off last time I did. I put some fresh gas in it tonight and fired it up. Started right up but I could not get it passed half throttle with out it dieing. I am thinking it might need the carb cleaned amongst some other things. If you have any ideas of what it could be it would be greatly appreciated thanks, Tyler.

EMJ
06-18-2007, 09:15 PM
I would look into cleaning the carb.

lawnboy dan
06-19-2007, 08:43 AM
famous zama carb -

ltomkins
07-09-2007, 06:30 PM
I would look into cleaning the carb.

Is cleaning the carbs working for you? I assume you are having the typical bogging and such. Is it difficult to do?

Thanks LT

ed2hess
07-09-2007, 07:39 PM
Start by putting in new fuel filter....then spark plug....new breather and then see how it does. There are two adjusting screws on the carb but I am guessing you might need to clean up carb...take it apart and clean. These units are rock solid unit...

Grassmechanic
07-10-2007, 02:21 PM
....and check the spark arrestor screen!