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Depending on how often the little machine starts and its age, the inside of the bulb will eventually get gooey, causing it to stick. If a brittle bulb cracks around the seal, air will leak out the side rather than force fuel from the tank into the bulb, also causing a collapse.
Get heavy-duty solvent for metal, plastic, or to take stubborn primer off. If the primer is especially thick, old, or you have primer on a metal or plastic surface, get a heavy-duty paint stripper. Heavy-duty paint stripper is extremely strong, but it`ll get primer off of basically any surface.
Primer bulbs do not work well if there is lots of air and no fuel. I spent over one hour getting my new boat primed. You might try running the hose and bulb to a can of gas (lots of things can go bad with can of gas, be careful) and see if the motor will fill and firm up the bulb.
Air bulbs are made of plastic or rubber and eventually deteriorate, crack or break with usage. A broken or cracked air bulb needs replacing to start your weed eater effectively.
The bulb is NOT suppose to stay hard. It only delivers the fuel to the engine. Then the two check valves open and allow fuel to flow. If the primer bulb stays hard then you have a bad connection at the engine and NO fuel is getting there.
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.
If the annealing time is too short, primers do not have enough time to bind to the template. Use an annealing time of at least 30 sec. If the annealing temperature is too high, primers are unable to bind to the template. The rule of thumb is to use an annealing temperature that is 5°C lower than the Tm of the primer.
A primer bulb is important because it helps to fill the carburetor with the correct amount of fuel. You may need to fix or replace your primer bulb if: It is not creating proper suction/pressure. It has a crack in it.
Are makeup primers supposed to be sticky? Not necessarily, but hydrating makeup primers often come with this side effect. In order to keep your makeup in place while also moisturizing your skin, these formulas tend to end up with a thicker, tacky texture that acts like an adhesive layer.
A dab of Vaseline on your wrists and neck can work like a fragrance primer, cosmetic chemist Ron Robinson says, because it prevents scent molecules from evaporating as quickly as they would on bare skin.
Vegetable or canola oil can work wonders, as can peanut butter or mayonnaise. Spread it on, let it soak into the residue for about an hour, then wipe it away. For a tougher clean, try rubbing alcohol or vodka. Let it fully permeate the unwanted residue, then rub away completely with a cloth.
If you`re using plain old rubbing alcohol, it shouldn`t damage cured enamel or lacquer primer, but be careful and experiment on a small, inconspicuous section first.
Are makeup primers supposed to be sticky? Not necessarily, but hydrating makeup primers often come with this side effect. In order to keep your makeup in place while also moisturizing your skin, these formulas tend to end up with a thicker, tacky texture that acts like an adhesive layer.
There are different types of gasoline primer bulbs, all of which contain various types of valves inside. Sometimes these bulbs become so hard it`s difficult to squeeze them; sometimes even though you can squeeze them, they pump poorly, if at all.
Are makeup primers supposed to be sticky? Not necessarily, but hydrating makeup primers often come with this side effect. In order to keep your makeup in place while also moisturizing your skin, these formulas tend to end up with a thicker, tacky texture that acts like an adhesive layer.
Primer bulbs do not work well if there is lots of air and no fuel. I spent over one hour getting my new boat primed. You might try running the hose and bulb to a can of gas (lots of things can go bad with can of gas, be careful) and see if the motor will fill and firm up the bulb.
The bulb is NOT suppose to stay hard. It only delivers the fuel to the engine. Then the two check valves open and allow fuel to flow. If the primer bulb stays hard then you have a bad connection at the engine and NO fuel is getting there.

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Toro 149cc Lawn Mower Won't Start – Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools
ANSWER : Bad carburetor your old fuel jammed up the jet so it won’t get fuel and if it does it will start and shut off So replace the carb or try to clean the jet and run non oxy fuel only

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This is only the second time I have used my Toro lawnmower and it won’t start. I have pulled and pulled, can’t find a primer button, checked the gas and oil (everything is fine) but it still won’t work.
ANSWER : Only the second use?? Take it back where you bought it and ask them to demonstrate for you.

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Toro clear won't start – Toro Power Clear 621 R
ANSWER : Bad gas , plug ,air filter , no spark ck all need all 3 to start

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Mower won’t start
ANSWER : This may sound stupid but don’t mean it to…
Have you tried with the choke all the way open? Do you have an automatic cruise? Is the right (correct) pedal being pushed in? These will affect if it starts or not. Also if your drive belt or one of the other belts not being tight enough will affect if it starts or just turns over. Not too many things can stope it from starting with new/good battery AND if its getting gas. Try cleaning your gas line and obviously making sure there is no obstruction around or near your blade, if it does start with blade engaged that is :))
If it doesn’t start with blade engaged, well make sure it’s in neutral. Mine won’t start in reverse but will in forward or neutral.

Hope it helps.

Anthony

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Wont start and primer button stay`s in when pushed
ANSWER : Try loosening the gas cap, if the primer bulb still stays in when pressed replace the fuel filter.

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My mower will start but won't stay running – Toro LX466 22HP Lawn Tractor 13RT61RH244
ANSWER : I am going to respond 2 times to this post. The first reply will be generic things to check.
First off check the oil level and make sure it is serviced to full.
If your having a lack of fuel (runing lean) you will need to check fuel flow at the carb fuel mainfold. It should fill a spray paint can lid in less than 10 seconds but teting flow rated of the main fuel line. If you have poor flow here… you need to check the fuel filter and the fuel tank outlet port for obstructions.

Good Fuel flow still shutting off…. remove the carb float bow and clean the debris from the bow’ and the treaded area where the fuel solenoid mounts Additionally you will have to again remove the main fuel line and spray carb cleaner in the float needle area to flush out any debris through the fuel hose connection.

For the second response I need to know which engine is installed on your mower by MODEL number if you can locate it. (there are 3 engines) At least try to find the engine model number. If you can not locate it Brand and HP of the engine (I assume 22 hp) Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

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Won't start – Echo Pb – 413t Backpack Blower
ANSWER : Adjust the carb,altitude can effect the engine

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Have a john deere sabre turn key won’t start thought battery was dead charged battery still won’t start jump start with car battery it will start then . try to engage reverse with blades running it shuts off. shut down tractor won’t start again .I,m thinking wiring not grounded but where or replacement switch somewhere.give best advise.
ANSWER : Some mowers have a mowing reverse safety switch. That safety will kill the mower if you try to reverse with the deck engaged. Some mowers even have an override button that has to be held while backing up. As for the battery thing, no matter how much you charge a bad battery you will not get it to start a mower if it has a bad cell or two. I would use a multimeter to check battery voltage, but the end result would still be the same, replace the battery.I hope this gets you going again.

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