Echo Power Pruner Problem

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by jud149, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. jud149

    jud149 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    This unit runs crappy (lower rpm's, slight surging) when in the normal position. When shifted to it's side (90 degrees) the rpm's pick up and it runs fine. Any help will be appreciated. The pruner is about 2 years old and has had little use. Gas is fresh
  2. fixer67

    fixer67 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,098

    Check your fuel filter and fuel line in the tank. I seen this happen once with a string trimmer and it was the filter and hose in the tank.
  3. jud149

    jud149 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    Thanks for the help. Actually, the problem turned out to be the "insulator" which is the part under the carb. I installed it incorrectly. There is a very small hole in it which got blocked when put back together in the wrong position. It is very difficult to see this hole.

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