How do you adjust the idle on a hedge trimmer?
Start your hedge trimmer as you normally do. Release the throttle trigger and allow the engine to run at an idle. If the engine dies, insert a small flat-head screwdriver into the idle adjustment screw on the right front of the engine behind the hand guard and turn it clockwise.
Is it illegal to own a carburetor adjustment tool?
it is illegal by EPA regulations to sell carburetor adjusting tools and illegal to buy them unless you are a servicing dealer.
Why does my hedge trimmer keep cutting out?
A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the hedge trimmer for a long period of time. This sticky fuel can clog up the fuel filter and cause the engine to stall or run roughly. If old fuel was left in the chainsaw, drain the old fuel from the fuel tank and replace the fuel filter.
How do you adjust the idle on a Stihl hedge trimmer?
How to Adjust the Carburetor on a Stihl HS-80
- Start the engine and allow it to warm up for five minutes.
- Rotate the low speed screw clockwise with a flat screwdriver until it seats fully.
- Turn the idle speed screw clockwise until the cutting blades on the Stihl HS-80 begin to move if the engine stalls while idling.
How do you adjust a high and low carburetor?
Locate the two fuel-adjustment screws on the side of the carburetor. One will be labeled “Hi” and the other “Lo.” The “Hi” screw regulates the engine at full throttle and the “Lo” regulates the fuel when the engine is idling.
How do you adjust a two cycle carburetor?
How to Adjust the Carburetor on a Small Two-Stroke Engine
- Locate the two adjustment screws on the carburetor.
- Turn both of the screws counterclockwise to back them out.
- Turn each screw clockwise two full turns.
- Start the engine and let it warm up for a minute or two.