Echo weedwacker Engine Problems

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by jmbx3, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. jmbx3

    jmbx3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I have an ECHO GT200R WeedWacker that stops running once I tilt it upright. It starts fine and idles ok. I have replaced the spark plug air filter and fuel filter. What could be causing this?
  2. dago52

    dago52 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    You may want to post this thread in the mechanical section..

    Sounds like a carb issue. Try to run some sefoam and see if that clears it up.
  3. SamTheLawnMan

    SamTheLawnMan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    Check to make sure the fuel filter is still on the end of the hose inside the fuel tank. If it's not the hose may be just floating around and not picking up gas...
  4. freshprince94

    freshprince94 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,449

    The fuel line/primer bulb is probably damaged. I would take the unit to an Echo dealer.

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