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5. Insert a spark plug gap tool in between the thin metal protrusion at the top of the spark plug and the round section below it. Homelite string trimmers require a gap between these two parts of 0.025 inches.
Most of our handheld engine spark plugs should be gapped at either: A) For 28-32 cc engines, set the gap at 0.020″ (0.5 mm). B) For 38-55 cc engines, set the gap at 0.025″ (0.635 mm).
Champion spark plug (RCJ6Y).
What are the conventional spark plug gap settings? The conventional gap settings are as follows: Racing Plugs 0.016″ 0.4mm. Coil (Standard) 0.025″ 0.6mm.
Help protect your 2-Cycle gas outdoor power equipment with the Homelite 2-Cycle oil. This oil is a 50:1 gas-to-oil ratio. Use the whole bottle for up to 6 gallons of gas, or squeeze the bottle and let the top fill to a desired level.
As a general rule, you should change the spark plug approximately every 100 hours. This may vary across brands and specific models. Check your Owner`s Manual for specific information on how often to change the spark plug and the proper gap setting. Check the grease/oil in the cutting head gearbox often.
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How do i fix a rope on the recoil?
You can get a replacement rope kit at Home Depot or any home improvement center. Mine was 3 bucks.
Replace nylon on weed eater head – Homelite Mighty Lite Lawn Trimmer
Go to: http://dl.owneriq.net/e/e795beb6-5dd6-4dbd-a82f-57b8d1a69355.pdf
See pages 14 and 15 for your information on stringing the head.
Homelite weed eater model rx70
You can go to this website and find your trimmer manual. hope this helps.
Weed eater will start but the head will not rotate. its like some thing is not connected.
From your Description it Sounds like the Shaft May have Slipped Out of the Power Head and the Drive Cable is Not Engaged to the Drive, the Clutch is Worn Out, the Drive Cable is Worn and Requires Replacing, the Trimmer Head has Slipped and is Not Engaged to the Drive Cable or the Trimmer Head Gearbox is Bad and Requires Replacing.
>>Send me the Model Numbers Off the Unit, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you.
Please, Do Not Hesitate, If I Missed Something or you Hit a Snag or this Does Not Correct the Problem, I am Here if You Require More Assistance. Hope this Helps. Let me Know What Happens, Please. May the All Mighty Bless You and Yours. Be Safe and Be Happy. Thanks.
I cant figure out how to change the string on my 26cc homelite weed eater
Here is my Tip on this problem:www.fixya.com/support/r6270682-trimmer_weed_eater_string_replacementJim
I am looking for a manual for a homelite gas string trimmer,mighty lite 26vt,where.Engine runs but spool does not turn.
Type in homelitest and ut number on the trimmer and then search google . maybe
Do you know what the proper Champion part number is for a Toro 51972 weed trimmer is? This was purchased used and it had a RCJ4 Champion plug in it and I just need to verify that this is the correct plug. The trimmer won’t start and I want to start there with trying to solve the problem.
That is the correct spark plug for the unit. i work at a power equipment store where we work on homelites. 90% of the time it wont start or run right is usually carb issues . need to get it rebuild or replaced
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?
The plug can be the problem but also the air mix as well get the best plug you can