Featherlite Gas Blower, 23cc – POULAN/WEED EATER

Won’t keep running

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Trimmer Won`t Start

Improper fuel and oil mixture is one possibility. Mix 3.2 ounces of two-cycle oil with 1 gallon of gasoline to achieve the proper ratio of oil to gas. Another possibility is a faulty spark plug. Remove the spark plug and replace it with a new one when necessary.

Diameter Size

Weedeater Featherlite lawn trimmer with a 20cc engine should be rewind with . 040 to . 080 inch replacement line and used in the back yard or a small garden. Shrubs, stones or metal pieces could break the thin line more likely so it`s appropriate for clean lawns.

Weedeater FL 20C weights 8.8 lbs (4 kg) while FL 20 is little bit lighter.
The most common problem with a strimmer not starting is that there`s a problem with the fuel mix. Double check that you`ve used 40 parts fresh unleaded petrol to 1 part 2-stroke oil (40:1). Check the petrol you`ve used isn`t stale.
The most common problem with a string trimmer is that the unit runs out of string. The string may also be twisted or loose on the spool. The cutting head may be dirty or the head outlet guide may be bent. An electric trimmer`s power cord, switch, or motor may fail.
A string trimmer, also known by the portmanteau strimmer and the trademarks Weedwacker, Weed Eater and Whipper Snipper, is a garden tool for cutting grass, small weeds, and groundcover.
Built solid from the ground up, Featherlite horse and livestock trailers are made with an all-aluminum body that is rust resistant and feature superior welds for added strength. Warranty: 10 Year Empty Trailer Weight: 3,380 lbs. Empty Weight + Capacity: 7,000 lbs.
Lightweight. The 4.1kg weight provides excellent maneuverability.
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.
The clutch engages the clutch pads to spin the trimmer head. If the clutch assembly is defective, the clutch will not disengage the clutch pads, and the trimmer head will continue to spin, even at low speeds. If the clutch is defective, replace it.
Your Mower Won`t Start:

Other possible causes include: 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.

You need to ensure the battery is fully charged and the charger is correctly connected during the charging process. Another fault which can cause your Gtech trimmer not to work is the safety switch in the handle. To check it is operating correctly listen for a `click` when it is pressed.

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How do you know whether to use 50:1 or 40:1 gas/oil ratio mix in a 2 cycle engine ?
ANSWER : Should be written in the manual and on the lid if not i always run 40 to 1 better safe than sorry to much oil ratio can foul a plug running to light on oil can blow the motor

My Husqvarna 128cd weedeater would run with choke on but not in the run position. Sometimes it would run in the run position but would not stay running. I had it running and then it cut off. I now cannot get it to crank at all. Any ideas
ANSWER : More than likely a fueling issue, wrong fuel air mix or air leak somewhere

Weed eater starts but won't stay running – Weedeater 19 in 25cc Gas Hedge Trimmer
ANSWER : Probably “gum” and “varnish” build-up clogging the TINY passages [called ‘galleries”] inside the carb!

How do i adjust the carburetor high and low mix on a weedeaterblower fb25..
ANSWER : Initial start adjustment is 1 full turn out on both low and high side.

Hard to start and will only run on choke or partial choke
problem is probably due to a fuel flow problem or clogged air filter, but could be caused by
the insulation of the spark plug breaking down when it gets hot. Try
changing the plug and if this doesn’t work have a look at these tips:http://www.fixya.com/support/r9230929-weed_eater_strimmer_will_not_startHope this helps!

Runs a few seconds then dies, new gas lines new filter takes carb apart and cleaned it new gas
ANSWER : Bill it sounds like you havn\’t put the carb back together properly. The gaskets need to be done correctly for the engine to suck fuel through. It runs due to limited amount of fuel getting through.

Starts but will not run without choke engaged act like its starving for gas
ANSWER : You are right, check your fuel filter, fresh gas and clean your carb out,also check your exhaust screen for being plugged, also a bad fuel cap could cause this, if the cap is not venting

I have a featherlite weedeater, just replaced the fuel lines and filter, now the gas wont pump back up into the lines, thought I put the lines back where they were. I had one short fuel line, then the long one thats connected to the filter. what should I check for?
ANSWER : Flip the lines once and see if that fixes the problem.

otherwise, was the fuel flowing before the fuel line change?