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edger promlems

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by All Green, Jun 25, 2000.

  1. All Green

    All Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    will start fine idils good not enought power to turn blade carb checks out fine? got any ideas.
  2. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,143

    am having the same problem right now with my redmax weedwacker! the muffler port is clogged with buildup from the oil in the 2 cycle mix.... this has been happening to my trimmer 1-2 times per year for the past 3 years! my dealer told me when it happened last year not to use lawnboy mix anymore because its so rich but to switch to echo, so i did and now its happening again! starts in 1 or 2 pulls but dosnt even have enough power to cut grass!
  3. jrblawncare

    jrblawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 445

    A couple of things come to mind..Remove sparkarrestor screen....change spark plug "this worked for me"...how does the fuel filter look....also air filter?
  4. OP
    All Green

    All Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    thanks it was muffler screen

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