Kaw 2 cycle handhelds...preferred 2 cycle mix

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by BLC1, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    Get oil of JASO FB, FC or FD. I would prefer full synthetic but that's just me.

    Have you fix your problem yet?
  2. BLC1

    BLC1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 718

    i took them to my mechanic and they cleaned out the carbs and mufflers. One is working fine and the other went back in already. I think all five units have broken pull cords of some kind. A few of them the string broke and a few the cord would wind back up. This problem has to be the guys yanking them way to hard.
  3. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    Pull start unit is easy, only have to take out 4 screws at the back to remove it. Buy yourself a few of the pull start unit and change it yourself next time.

    You try switching gas yet? Multiply unit have the same symptom got to have a common denominator. I really don't believe is oil, chances are high it's your gas. I use Shell 91, but we are in different state. Chevron here smell very sweet alcohol like to me.

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