My Weed Eater Edger PE 550 starts but when I give it gas it stalls. Any suggestions how to make it run properly?
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Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot. If the spark arrestor is clogged, the edger may stall or run roughly. To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. You can also replace the spark arrestor.
Loose, Dirty or Disconnected Spark Plug in Your Lawn Mower: Check it out, clean off debris, re-connect and tighten. Dirty Air Filter: Clean or replace. Fuel Not Reaching the Engine: Tap the side of the carburetor to help the flow of gas. If this doesn`t work, you might need a new fuel filter.
The carburetor might be clogged or have bad fuel in the float bowl. If old fuel was left in the small engine for a long time, some of the volatile ingredients may have evaporated, leaving a thicker, stickier product that is more like varnish or shellac.
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My trimmer starts but after warming up stops and wont start again
After it stalls take the fuel cap off and put it back on and see if it starts,maybe the cap is bad or clogged and not letting air in to equalize the pressure of the fuel being used
I can get the trimmer started ok. After I wait a few minutes for it to warm up and I give it gas it wants to stall. It is almost like the carb is flooding or it is starving for something (Air?). What can I check as possible fixes for this?
Check spark arrestor on muffler it may be clogged up
I forgot to add oil to my toro ccr powerlite e. should i remove the gas and start all over again?
!!!!!! dran the gas put in the neww mix gas and pray for the best
How do you repair a leaking gas line? it leaks between the gas line and the tank
Possibly, but it might start coffin and spluttering if you fit one.
I have a Husky 350. It starts and runs until I give it gas, then it bogs down and quits. If I start it and just let it idle, it quits after 10 seconds or so. New plug, clean air filter, fresh gas.
Thanks for your help,
Take the carb off and clean it out real good.if that doe.s not work you will have to rebuild or replace carb.
Weed eater starts but won't stay running – Weedeater 19 in 25cc Gas Hedge Trimmer
Probably “gum” and “varnish” build-up clogging the TINY passages [called ‘galleries”] inside the carb!
Chainsaw stalls Chainsaw is 4 years old and has a history of moderate use. After I ran the saw about 1 minute on plain gas (grabbed the wrong gas can – ouch) the chainsaw sputtered and stopped.
It didn't seize, and the pull starter never became more or less difficult than normal. The engine would continue to start if I pressed the prime bulb and engaging the choke, but stall again after 10-20 seconds. The temperature that day was about 50 degrees F and I was running the saw with the “cold plug” installed (per warm weather running).
When it refused to keep running I did the following:
Flushed the fuel tank (that's when I saw the gas had no oil in it).
Ran hardware wire through all of the fuel lines.
Replaced the fuel filter and spark plug.
Cleaned the air filter with a nylon brush and compressed air.
Same behavior (start then stall in less than 20 seconds). I made at least 20+ attempts to start it.
I removed the carburetor and, though it looked perfectly clean, I took off the top and bottom covers then sprayed everything with automotive carb cleaner and blew out the passages with compressed air. The gasket and diaphragm looked new. No pinholes in the diaphragm when held against a bright light. I reinstalled the carb but got the same behavior (start then stall in less than 20 seconds). I again made at least 20+ attempts to start it.
I disassembled the short block and saw that the piston has some slight scoring on it. The ring is clean and I verified that the piston ring has .001 clearance between it and the piston ring groove all the way around with the ring held tightly in place (I was thinking that the piston might have become deformed if it did indeed get too hot when run without any oil premix).
The cylinder wall has no scoring and there isn't any signs of melted aluminum anywhere. The crank is clean as was the inside of the crank cover.
I reinstalled the crank cover using permatex non-hardening gasket goop and torqued the cover bolts to 10 inch pounds. I reassembled everything else per the exploded diagrams in Echo's “parts manual” for the CS400.
During assembly I took note that both the carb gasket and intake boot look like new.
Still the same result: press prime bulb once, engage choke, pull a few times and it starts but stalls after 10-20 seconds.
Not sure what to say other than its fuel starvation, if not already done replace the fuel filter in the tank, if no better i would suspect a massive air leak, so replace the crank seals, if there is no primary compression in the crankcsae fuel will not pull through the engine, good luck.
I have a pb-251. replaced carb, air filter, hoses, spark plug and cleaned spark arrestor. start easily. runs fine for 2 minutes and then stalls if I give it the gas but will idle all day long.
Loosen gas cap. Probably a bad Vent in the gas cap