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Old 10-13-2007, 01:14 AM
ferris hilton ferris hilton is offline
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stihl trimmer keeps dying

stihl trimmer starts but when running and I let off the throttle the thing dies. Adjusted the LA screw so now if it does idle the head keeps spinning, and sometimes it still dies anyway.
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Old 10-13-2007, 03:22 PM
topsites topsites is offline
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Replace air filter, spark plug, in-tank fuel filter, in about that order.

Might also be your low-end adjustment screw, the owner's manual should tell you how to adjust this.

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