Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 12-26-2012, 06:48 PM
ed2hess's Avatar
ed2hess ed2hess is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Austin Texas 78727
Posts: 11,477
Poor Maintenance On Echo 261T Trimmer

This is what happens when you don't have any scheduled maintenance. The crew just run it until it dropped. I just found this in one of the trailers. This unit was last checked in 10/2009. At that time it had ports cleaned plug new shoes filters. Keep in mind this unit was over 5 years old in 2009. So it ran two more years.

Name:  019.jpg
Views: 270
Size:  67.0 KB

Yes all that gloupy stuff is oil/clutch debris all mixed together. I don't know
how the oil got into the clutch area because the crank seal behind the flywheel was dry.

Name:  020.jpg
Views: 256
Size:  62.0 KB

And you can see that the shoes are down to bare metal.

Name:  021.jpg
Views: 258
Size:  31.8 KB

So the unit wouldn't start.....Put new crank seal behind recoil, had to put
a replacement coil, put carb thru ultacleaner, new plug, and had to remove and clean oil out of the on/off switch it was shorting. The unit cranked up and runs fine. And new clutch shoes. I am planning to pull the head off to check condition of the piston rings and bearing.
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:48 AM.

Page generated in 0.11862 seconds with 9 queries