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Echo pole pruner won't idle

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by capnrob97, May 15, 2010.

  1. capnrob97

    capnrob97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    My father-in-law gave me his Echo pole pruner.

    It was sitting in his garage unused for a few years with stale gas in it.

    I drained the old gas and put fresh 89 octane and Echo 2 cycle oil in.

    It starts up easy and will run fine with the throttle, but if I let go of the throttle, it stops.

    Did the old gas gum up the carb, and if so, is there an easy fix?


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