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redmax hedge trimmer

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by bobcatnj, May 8, 2007.

  1. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    i have a redmax hedge trimmer, that is leaking something that looks like oil type sludge (black) all over everything. is this a o ring problem?
  2. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,717

    Where is it leaking? Engine area, or trimmer gearbox area?
  3. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    somewhere underneath, looks like the engine
  4. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,447

    Might be the cyclinder gasket....clean it up and start the unit and spray carb cleaner on the gasket area while the unit is running to confirm gasket. On Echo you can remove the cyclinder with four screws.

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