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blevinsbulldog
11-01-2004, 02:34 PM
i have a new 7001,that ive not even run 1 full tank of gas through & it has a slight miss to it @ full throttle . the first couple of days i ran it,it ran fine just started it up today & it has a little miss to it. please help,i got it off e-bay . i think you have to buy from dealer to have the warranty in affect.

THANKS IN ADVANCE

RUSTY BLEVINS

TClawn
11-01-2004, 02:42 PM
what do you mean by "it has a little miss to it"?

LCME
11-01-2004, 02:49 PM
A good dealer should give warranty service. Take it to the local dealer who sells redmax and let them fix it. Let us know here.

Pecker
11-01-2004, 04:30 PM
That's the only thing about buying online. Have you tried opening the high speed screw on the carb a little bit?

TURF DOCTOR
11-01-2004, 06:57 PM
I do not think you can adjust the carb on the 8000 there are no screws,Do not hold me to that,the only adjustment is the idle.Might be bad fuel

BryPaulD
11-01-2004, 06:59 PM
I think the thread is about the 7001 :waving:

ed2hess
11-01-2004, 07:11 PM
I am interested in whether these Redmax engines have valves? I know a couple manufactures were using a valved engine to pass EPA, even though they ran 2 cycle mix. Stihl will run Redmax engine block next year in blowers according to our dealer.

locutus
11-01-2004, 07:36 PM
You have to start the 7001 exactly as the owners manual states. I had the same problem with mine until I read a similar thread alluding to the same problem.

1. Press primer bulb 6-8 times.
2. Set choke.
3. Set throttle to 1/4 with throttle lock. This is the most important step.
4. Start engine.
4. Move choke lever to run.
5. Leave throttle lock on 1/4 open for a few seconds. Should run fine.

I wouldn't have believed this would have solved the problem, but it did.

s and s mowing
11-01-2004, 08:50 PM
dont feel like lone ranger,i have a new one and it does same exact thing.kinda like it has a short or something.some daysmine dont do it and some days it is bad,my dealer is gonna put new carb on mine during winter.if you find out what poblem is let know.

michindi
11-01-2004, 09:33 PM
hmmmmmmm... I just bought one and i have not gotten it yet...if i would have seen this befor i dont think i would have bought the redmax 7001...OH well

Mowingman
11-01-2004, 10:19 PM
Is it a nice even miss, or more intermittant. Check to see if your gas intake/filter, is in the bottom of the tank. Sometimes the end gets up into a corner, and does not suck gas in like it should. Try pulling it out of the tank. Then push it back in and make sure it falls to the bottom of the tank. This might solve your problem.

blevinsbulldog
11-02-2004, 04:06 AM
it is more of an intermittent miss, i did as locutus said & it run fine. i only ran it a few min though, but it was time enough i think. when i run more i'll let you know if its running good
thanks for ALL your help

RUSTY BLEVINS

Four C. Landscaping
11-03-2004, 07:40 PM
The same thing happened when I first got mine in February.The more I used it the less often it happened.I payed $450.00 for mine new from the dealer how was e-bay? payup