Blower goes out of tune

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by martyman, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. martyman

    martyman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    I've got a blower that everytime I start it I need to adjust the fuel mixture screw...I've had a few two stroke motors that have done the same thing and I've alway's tried to figure out it the mix ratio is wrong?
  2. drmiller100

    drmiller100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 562

    i've never had any piece of equipment that had this problem. sounds like operator error to me.
  3. prosperity

    prosperity LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    Check the spring on the mixture screw - maybe it is worn or missing?
  4. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    The carb probably needed to be cleaned, after messing with the mixture screws you probably changed the mixture to much. Sometimes it gets some debris into it and the vibration rattles it out. I'd clean the carb, set everything to manufacters specs and go from there.

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