Echo SRM-260S Carb Question

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by automated11, May 6, 2010.

  1. automated11

    automated11 LawnSite Member
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    Currently I have to give my srm-260s about 5-6 pulls right now to get it started since this thing is soo lean. Anyway the current carb is a walbro wyj-315, which has no adjustment screws other than idle, Would it be possible to switch the carb out to the srm-261t carb? Its the walbro wyk-186 which has the low speed adjustment. If I did this would I need any special gaskets?


  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,207

    There was only a very short time where Echo didn't have adjustment on the 260 unit. Normally they are hidden in holes with a special plug. But if your don't you can get a replacement carb for the 260 with the hidden adjustment. Ask dealer to take the plugs out before you take it home. I have put the 261T carb on for debug and it ran but never let it on for long. I would try a kit in the 260 before getting a new carb, I have good luck with those.
  3. Merkava_4

    Merkava_4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,280

    The idle mixture needle is hidden under the top tamper resistant plug. The WYJ is the same way.

    Last edited: May 7, 2010

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