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A: The spark plug gap on all products is . 025-inch.
Here`s why, over feeding the string will waste a lot of string, if you keep tapping, it keeps coming out, and getting cut by the blade on your trimmer head. You could literally run out of string by just feeding more string too often. Practice feeding, only when you need it.
To fix a flooded engine, you basically want to get the air to fuel ratio back to its usual balance. You can first try to simply let the excess fuel evaporate. Open your hood and wait a couple minutes before you try to start your car again. And when you do start it back up, make sure you aren`t pushing on the gas pedal.
If your trimmer engine idles, but stalls on throttle, check the following parts: the gasket, primer bulb, fuel filter, air filter, fuel vent, fuel line, and carburetor. The repair and symptom guide will help you better identify the part needed to be replaced and how.
Designed for use in Poulan Pro, Poulan and Weed Eater 2-Stroke air cooled engines that require 40:1 fuel + oil mixture. This ethanol free, high octane fuel stays fresh for years solving long term storage needs.
For most racing applications, you usually want the plug gap to be between 0.020 and 0.040 of an inch. Most engine builders seem to settle around 0.035 of an inch.
Poulan/WEED EATER brand synthetic oil is recommended. Mix gasoline and oil at a ratio of 40:1. A 40:1 ratio is obtained by mixing 3.2 ounces (95 ml) of oil with 1 gallon (4 liters) of unleaded gasoline.
What happens if you over water weed? Excess water that gets into the soil displaces oxygen causing the roots to suffocate. Root rot is dangerous because it impedes oxygen and nutrient intake. This brief guide explains the hazards of overwatering weed plants and the steps to take to revive your crop.
The wilting of underwatered cannabis is different from the plump curling of overwatering – even if only subtly. Leaves will be fragile, brittle and even papery. They will look lifeless and drab. Another sign of an under watered cannabis plant an extremely dry growing medium, such as crispy soil.

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Weed eater will not run in high speed but will idle
ANSWER : Lack of fuel is my first thought. Check to be sure the trigger control is working at the carb. From there I would suspect plugged fuel line or plugged carb, (most likely contaminated fuel) either way I would suggest someone that knows about these. Hope this helps

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Is it straight gas or mixed? – Poulan Pro 14" Gas Chainsaw 33CC P3314
ANSWER : It uses a gas/oil mix. 40:1Hope this helps.

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What should the compression be on a poulan pro b/v
ANSWER : All 2 cycle single ring piston blowers need about 100 lbs to start

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What ratio of oil and gas do I mix together? How do you start it? I bought the weed eater used.
ANSWER : If you bought it used, you can bet that they didn’t run it out of fuel before they stored it, so the gas evapoated out of the carb and all that was left was oil, so mix your fuel 8 to one eight parts gas and one part oil, you’ll have to hit the primer botton several times.

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Poulan pro 25cc will start but not continue to run.
ANSWER : Is it difficult to pull? If so it could be the exhaust flame arrester has fouled with carbon. Over time it will become completely clogged and will not allow the engine to come up to speed or even start. Remove the exhaust and you will find the screen on the inlet side of the exhaust.

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My weed eater hedge trimmer runs for about 10 minutes and cuts off. It seems as though it is flooded, because it won’t start again until some time later. But it continues with the same pattern. I purchased a can of premixed gas/oil to make sure it was my mixture, to no avail. I have not replaced the spark plug yet, but I don’t think that has anything to do with it. Do you have any suggestions?
ANSWER : The plug can be the problem but also the air mix as well get the best plug you can

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My stihl weed eater fs85 hard to start when hot
ANSWER : Try loosening the gas cap to relieve any pressure, then tightening it back up. Usually you will just need to barely unscrew it and then screw it back even before you pull the rope.

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When i pull to start my trimmer the gas is comming through the exhaust and it won’t start what could be the problem?
ANSWER : Its flooded, do not choke it, change the plug& hold the throttle open & try to start

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