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30+ pulls to cold start Redmax 7500! Anyone else have this problem?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by iforgotmybackpack, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,465

    I was kinda thinking the units were flooded from all that primeing. We never use a primer bulb ever. I adjust low needle for winter starting.
  2. iforgotmybackpack

    iforgotmybackpack LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Thanks for the help fellas. Embarassed to say but I was unaware the throttle had to be 1/3 of the way open. Just when you think you know it all. Haha. I'll test it tomorrow and report back. Thanks again
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  3. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,743

    New 7500 owner here. I've noticed that the colder it is at initial start-up, the more pulls it takes. Anywhere from 4-8 thus far with 8 when in the 30s temp-wise. Then it is 1 or 2 pull(s) all day after that. If it has sat for an ~hour or more I'll flip the choke on for the 1-2 pull start. Great blower!
  4. ricky86

    ricky86 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,123

    I've seen thie problem many times. Use this part number for a repair that will last for yrs. BR-600.
  5. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    All so true ! :laugh:
  6. echo

    echo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,696

    That part number is why they made the 7500.
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  7. MRCo.

    MRCo. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    I love those- they keep the service shop busy! :cool2:

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