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Old 10-16-2003, 03:52 AM
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Echo pe-200 problems

Hello, I have an echo pe-200 edger.. I bough tit used so I do not know ny facts on it.

Problem: when it gets hot it does not want to restart until an hour later when it is cooled down.

Ive read on here it may be the coil but I want to know where to start on replacing parts.

thanks shawn
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Old 10-16-2003, 08:00 AM
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I had a PE-200 for about a month and it was a dog. It took forever to start and it didn't have the power. I took it back to the dealer and they rebuilt the carburetor and it seemed to run better. Sorry I can't help you with your specific problem.

Traded mine in for a Stihl 85 and love it. Took a 15% hit and it was worth every cent.
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Old 10-16-2003, 01:48 PM
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I would check the compression while its cold, and then again while its hot, if they are close or the same its your coil.
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Old 10-18-2003, 08:20 AM
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I would check the compression while its cold, and then again while its hot, if they are close or the same its your coil.
How would I check for compression? ive always wanted to know how to do this....

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Old 10-19-2003, 01:12 AM
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you can get a good compression gauge from sears. You screw the gauge into the spark plug hole, hold the throttle wide open and pull the unit over around 5 times. it will tell you the compression. normally you do not want to see a 2 stroke with less than a 100psi
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Old 10-19-2003, 07:09 AM
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great thanks for everyones help...
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