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Make sure unit is not flooded. some units may be hard to pull because they dont have a relief for the compression.

How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

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Sometimes, when your starter rope will not retract into your leaf blower, it can be because it is jammed between the pulley and the housing, or it is wrapped around the hub. In this case, you will often be able to fix the symptom by simply opening the machine and untangling or removing the rope from where it is stuck.
The problem may be in the recoil starter itself. A tangled coil of rope or a broken spring may be the problem. In many cases the recoil starter is easily replaced as a single assembly. DO NOT attempt do take the starter apart.
Offset Boot Pliers

A set of offset spark plug wire pliers with a 45-degree angle make removing plug wires deep in the engine trouble-free.

Offset Boot Pliers

A set of offset spark plug wire pliers with a 45-degree angle make removing plug wires deep in the engine trouble-free.

STIHL recommends replacing the spark plugs around every 100 hours of use. It`s a good idea to get in the habit of checking the condition of your spark plug after every 10 to 15 hours of use.

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Timming pull string is hard to pull wont start. i replaced the rings
ANSWER : Take out the spark plug and try turning it over

sounds like too much oil inside it
can cause compression issues
drain clean the oil
you can tell lots with no plug in
could be anything in the transmission to the trimming head
perhaps the clutch is seized up

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Run for a second a quits – Stihl BR400 Backpack Leaf Blower
ANSWER : 3 things you need for an engine to run.

Spark, Fuel, Compression.
Check you have all 3 and that they are GOOD. I suspect its a fueling issue, Either Its not getting to the carb or not getting to the cylinder.

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Manual stihl BR 420 – Stihl BR400 Backpack Leaf Blower
ANSWER : Http://www.stihlusa.com/stihl_ownersmanuals/br340_420_manual.pdf

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<!– from fixya rte –>Stihl manuals free download – Stihl Magnum Br600 Professional Backpack Leaf Blower
ANSWER : Nope, nope, and nope. Stihl offers nothing for free and their manuals are all online and you have to have dealer credentials to access them

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Weed eater is locked up. can not pull cord at all.
ANSWER : Try taking the cover off around the pull if you can. Likely the cord is not free to spin, or there is a rub on the fly wheel stopping it from moving.

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Pull cord is difficult to pull after third pull becomes stuck but will turn if pull hard repeats every three to four pulls.
ANSWER : No response to clarification request.

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Br500 wont start – Stihl Br550 Br500 Backpack Blower Fan Wheel 42827003400
ANSWER : Fuel filter inside the tank and inline
bad start stop switch
bad carbiration
bad spark plug {burned}
bad ht cable
bad magnito coil

take your pick and rull them out one by one

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How to adjust my throttle cable on my backpack blower br 550 sthil
ANSWER : The cable has streched out
you may need to shorten it to get an adjustment range

you could always look up the manual
it tells you how to do this in it

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