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Echo Starting Problems

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Canadian GreenScape, May 7, 2004.

  1. Canadian GreenScape

    Canadian GreenScape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 217

    After fighting with my new Echo PAS 230 for a week I tried turning up the idle screw (took some experimentation) and found a place where it starts WAY better. Before it was 6-10 pulls :confused: now its around 2. Im not a mechanic but this worked for me. Everything else was checked over first (filter, fuel, plug) Still cant figure out why in the world Echo has their trimmer heads turning they way they do (clockwise) the only thing i can think of is they want to sell you safety gear to protect your face and legs from flying debris.. Love the PAS system tho.. Pro Paddle works great.
  2. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    You must be using a curved shaft trimmer. All straight shafts turn counter clockwise,
  3. Canadian GreenScape

    Canadian GreenScape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 217

    Thanks for catching that specialtylc.. that was a typo.. should have said "COUNTER CLOCKWISE" in my first post.

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