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Old 06-22-2008, 11:49 PM
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Trimmer Kills

What would be cauing my trimmer to kill on me while its idlin when I walk to the next area to be trimmed or edged and when i go and trun it to edge something it also kills.
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Old 06-22-2008, 11:51 PM
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i had the same problem no idea why but i ran some seafoam deep creep through it and it ran fine... so im guessing maybe carbon buildup?
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Old 06-22-2008, 11:57 PM
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no it cant be this thing is brand new. I have had it for 2 weeks now and it has done it from day one. I never brought it to the dealer because I thought It was new and needed to get things working. but now its doing it alot more often. Another thing is when its at idle and i flip it over to edge it kills immeditally. and then when u start it, it starts revs and kills before you have a chance to give it gas. sometimes I am forced to hold down the trigger to be able to start it so it dosent kill on me. i jus tried to adjust the carb and it didnt help any.
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Old 06-22-2008, 11:58 PM
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ooo this is happening on the stihl fs110r, and yes there is gas in there haha.
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:00 AM
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what kind is it? my dealer fills, cranks, and runs every peice that he sells. if its been doing this since day one it should have been back at the dealer at day 2.
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:03 AM
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richen up the high needle on the carb. There's a picture on the guard near the carb that tells what needle is what. It's molded into the guard.
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:05 AM
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what kind is it? my dealer fills, cranks, and runs every peice that he sells. if its been doing this since day one it should have been back at the dealer at day 2.
Stihl fs110r
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Stihl FS 110R String Trimmer
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:07 AM
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let the dealer fix it. you dont want to chance voiding the warranty
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:10 AM
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yeah thats what i was thinking. bring it to the dealer tomorrow, let em take a look at it and tell me what they think. cause do you know how long the warrenty is for stihl. I cant imagine it being anythin less than 90 days to 30 days. i wonder if their site could tell me. thanks for your help dude. my dealer does the same thing. fils em, and runs em. i didnt actually go and get it tho, my dad went and picked it up since he was out that way and had the credit card.
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2006 Walker 36" GHS w/ 20HP Kohler
2012 Wright 32"
2011 Toro 32" wb Floating Deck w/ Kawi
2007 21" Snapper Hi-Vac w/ Kawi
2007 21" Heavy Duty Toro w/ Kawi
McLane Commerical Walk Behind Edger
Stihl FS 110R String Trimmer
Stihl FS110r String Trimmer
Stihl FC 110 Stick Edger
Stihl BR 600 Back Pack Blower
Stihl HL 100K (135º)Hedge Trimmer
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:15 AM
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it says a 1 year warrenty. so i should be good. and they dont say anythin about removing the shield voids your warrenty so i should be good there too.
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 NBS
2012 7x16 Tandem Axel Enclosed Trailer
2006 Walker 36" GHS w/ 20HP Kohler
2012 Wright 32"
2011 Toro 32" wb Floating Deck w/ Kawi
2007 21" Snapper Hi-Vac w/ Kawi
2007 21" Heavy Duty Toro w/ Kawi
McLane Commerical Walk Behind Edger
Stihl FS 110R String Trimmer
Stihl FS110r String Trimmer
Stihl FC 110 Stick Edger
Stihl BR 600 Back Pack Blower
Stihl HL 100K (135º)Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HS81T Hedge Trimmer


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