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How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

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How does a leaf blower work? Leaf blowers make use of centrifugal force to move the fallen leaves in your garden to make it tidy. Turning your leaf blower on will cause its motor to run, which spins the fan inside it. The spinning fan draws in air from outside the blower, before travelling out the other end.
You should look for a blower with 450-500 CFM and 150-190 MPH ratings.
Leaf Blower Features

A high CFM will let you blow many leaves at once, while a high mph will move heavier debris or wet leaves. If in doubt, opt for a model with a higher CFM. Look for a leaf blower that feels balanced in your hand and moves and adjusts easily.

Blower motors are designed to circulate air, so they won`t work if there`s no air to move. You should always check the filters and vents surrounding the blower to make sure that the blower isn`t having a hard time working. Look into your air filter`s housing and check the markings on your filter.
Why won`t my blower start? There are many different reasons why a leaf blower may fail to start, including stale fuel, engine flooding, dirty air filters, faulty spark plugs, defective batteries, blown fuses, and contact issues of the power switch.
If your blower is having a difficult time starting, then you may be dealing with a carburetor issue. The carburetor`s job is to ensure the proper mix of fuel and air is directed to the blower`s engine. As mentioned, the carburetor can become clogged, making it difficult for fuel and air to enter the engine.
A leaf blower will take the outside air and spin it using a motor and fan with multiple blades this is called the impeller. As the air is spinning, it creates a centrifugal force that sends it through the smaller blower tube. Centrifugal force refers to an outward force in a rotating frame of reference.
A leaf blower will take the outside air and spin it using a motor and fan with multiple blades this is called the impeller. As the air is spinning, it creates a centrifugal force that sends it through the smaller blower tube. Centrifugal force refers to an outward force in a rotating frame of reference.

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Poulan gas blower 30 c back pack blower ran fine stoped will not start no spark
ANSWER : Check switch is bad if not coil bad if not getting spark

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I am not getting a spark
ANSWER : No spark can be a bad switch *(need to go in and unplug it from the ignition module and retest) or your ignition module has given up the ghost.

Get a t-handle set and go online and look up the parts. A module might cost more than a new unit….I think we both know what that means! Be safe and good luck!

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I have a Toro 51598 electric leaf blower. Last year a breaker in the electrical box tripped and the blower naturally stopped. But, the episode seemed to have damaged the variable-air-flow-dial which on the blower – it was either on or off, nothing inbetween worked. This year, after some solid hours of operation, it just stopped working regardless of where where the variable-air-flow-dial was set. It is worth replacing that variable-air-flow-dial and some related components, or is there likely something else wrong with it? The bushings seem fine.
ANSWER : These machines are considered “disposable” items and most service centers won’t even repair them, saying that it is not “cost effective.” I have never come across a parts list for one other than maybe the plastic housing on them (they may exist), but costwise you may be better off getting another tool unless the Toro is still under warranty.

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Fuel lines split hoe to rerplace – Craftsman 4 Cycle Blower/Vac
ANSWER : Hi Rick…Hope this is what your looking forBud

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Want run unless choke remains on – Stihl Bg72 Leaf Blower Intake
ANSWER : Probably fuel starvation.Wrong fuel air mix settings on the carb. Damaged carb diaphragm.

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I broke the cord on my 25cc. 185mph leaf blower. is this an easy fix?
ANSWER : If your up to it, give it a try its not that bad. Just remover the cover and restring it be careful of the spring. Go to your nearest sears hardware and pick some brains there, if your not sure how to get started.

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I recently tuned up my blower. It starts great but if I turn it off Nd try to restart it it floods and will not start until I let it sit for awhile.
ANSWER : If the engine is warm and you shut it down, leave the choke off, lower the revs and start it. (when the choke is wide open you are using the fresh air coming in to dry the spark plugs and prevent flooding). If the motor is already flooded use that procedure to dry the plugs, then go back to full choke until it tries to start and quits again, then use half choke and pull one more time… works all the time.

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Machine emitting sparks – Black & Decker Leaf Hog Blower Vac With Leaf Collection System
ANSWER : It sounds like the motor is going bad. If it is electric, it may be time for a new one. If it is gas powered; It may be time for a engine rebuild.

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