Stihl blower

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by lawn6@bigpond, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. lawn6@bigpond

    lawn6@bigpond LawnSite Member
    Messages: 61

    This thing runs great when its cool. Starts no worries and get going like it should. Its just when its been sitting in the sun for a few hours that its almost impossible to start. Then, when it does idle, as soon as to try and get revs up it just bog's and dies. Its basically brand new .

    Can anyone help :
  2. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    What kind of sthil is it??
  3. viper00085

    viper00085 LawnSite Member
    from NC/VA
    Messages: 237

    sounds like a possible air leak somewhere or carb issues running lean when it get hot. could also be a tank vent issue when hot.
  4. BillWil

    BillWil LawnSite Member
    Messages: 78

    If it is one of the new 4-mix engines then take it to your dealer. I had a similar problem, repair tech told me it was a combo of valves and carb. Now it runs fine.

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