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I”ve got a Ryobi leaf blower i push the primer bulb to get ready to crank it and then i choke it and it cranks and start running and then i turn the choke off and it runs for about ten seconds and then goes dead i can push the bulb again and it will crank and run again for ten seconds and then dies again do u have any idea whats wrong
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Yes,,,,its a dirty carb jet or a blocked carb jet strip the carb and blow out all the running jets,dont go poking wire into any of the jets to clean them this could bistroy the jet/s

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Your leaf blower`s primer bulb can be at the heart of solving the problem of a leaf blower engine that is difficult to start. The primer bulb is designed to purge the carburetor of air, which can help your engine to start. However, if the primer bulb is cracked or damaged, it will not be able to perform this function.
Gas models that start will a pull rope include a primer bulb to deliver a gas and air mixture to the carburetor to start the engine. Primer bulbs that have cracks or tears in them need replacing to start a gas leaf blower.
Q: What is the outside diameter of the bulb? all primer bulbs are not the same size! quit telling everybody it will fit just because it fit yours…

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