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problem with string trimmer

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by APV's Mowing, May 25, 2008.

  1. APV's Mowing

    APV's Mowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    i have a ryobe trimmer...i know they suck but im runnin it to the ground till i get a new one, but just today it started to do this thing where i will run it and if i let off the gas it will just shut off...it will turn start up fine time after time but it jus wont say on unless if im goin full gas the entire time. Anybody know whats wrong with it, or should i just throw it out
  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    It's the low idle jet/screw. Try adjusting it. If that doesn't work then check your fuel line, spark plug, intake ect. Could be just a simple fuel issue.

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