redmax back pack blower

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by General Grounds, Jul 4, 2003.

  1. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 902

    :blob3: about every 2 weeks i have to change the spark plug in my eb6200 because it will not start as easily as it does with a fresh plug (1 maybe 2 pulls). change the plug and fires right up. i run some 25+ pieces of redmax equip. and none do this i run the same plug in all, any ideas??? tony
     
  2. hunter

    hunter LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 254

    are the plug fowled and anyway and are you setting the gap on the new plugs?

    If plugs are fowled you may have a cylinder gone bad.

    And if you haven't set the gap that would explain why they are good at first. The gap is just getting wider after using.
     
  3. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 902

    :blob3: hunter, good point with the gap, i missed that one, the motor is relatively new its a short block less than a year old. thanks tony
     
  4. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    On a related note, check the screw that hold the choke lever. When mine was new, the choke lever would vibrate to the"choke on" position and kill the engine. Just tighten the screw to fix it.
     

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