Problem with echo blower

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Dwittbecker, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Dwittbecker

    Dwittbecker LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    Echo blower will not stay running. Will run on choke. When i turn off choke looses power then quits. I have rebuilt the carb and no change. Anyone have a clue what it chould be? Back pack blower is only 2 years old had carb replaced last year. I have used echo's for about ten years have never had this much trouble with them before.
  2. TheChiefsLawnCare

    TheChiefsLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 960

    post this under commercial/residential mowing
  3. BTM Lawn Maintenance L.L.C

    BTM Lawn Maintenance L.L.C LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    Try the mechanic and repair section.
  4. TopNotchLawnCare

    TopNotchLawnCare LawnSite Member
    from IL
    Messages: 189

    The carb might need adjusted.
  5. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    Yeah it sounds like a simple carb adjustment is needed. You may be able to do it with a very tiny screw driver but some models require special adjustment tools depending on the model. What model is it?
  6. havenlax18

    havenlax18 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 217

    Had this problem before its eaither a carb or idle adjustment mine was idle?
  7. WPS85

    WPS85 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    I too think the carb needs adjusted.
  8. ghunter502

    ghunter502 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 286

    You need to remove the screen in the muffler exhaust port it is plugged. We do this on all of our echos. It carbons up and will not let any exhaust out which will not let the machine run properly at all. Try that and see if it fixes it.

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