- 1 How do you adjust a high and low carburetor?
- 2 Why does my weed eater stalls when I give it gas?
- 3 What causes a weed eater to backfire?
- 4 Is it illegal to own a carburetor adjustment tool?
- 5 What causes a weed eater not to stay running?
- 6 What is the mix ratio for craftsman weed wacker?
- 7 How do you adjust the idle screw on a weed eater?
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.
Why does my weed eater stalls when I give it gas?
Why does my weed eater die when giving it gas? The most common causes of a weed eater dying when throttled are fuel issues, insufficient air intake, or problems with the exhaust. You should follow the path that the fuel travels to identify the issue.
What causes a weed eater to backfire?
If the engine runs better when you turn the choke on then you might have a restriction in the fuel lines or carburetor itself or possibly an intake air leak. The backpressure can cause backfiring and rough running and in some cases will prevent the engine from starting at all.
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.
What causes a weed eater not to stay running?
The Final Word Remember: If your weed trimmer starts but won’t keep running that’s usually a sign of either a poor fuel/air mix or an easy-to-replace filter having gotten clogged, all of which are easy fixes to perform at home.
What is the mix ratio for craftsman weed wacker?
All Weed Eater brand two-cycle gas trimmers use a 40:1 ratio of gas to oil. That’s equal to 3.2 ounces of oil to 1 gallon of regular gas. The gas should be 87 octane with no more than 10 percent alcohol.
How do you adjust the idle screw on a weed eater?
How to Adjust the Idle on a Weed Eater
- Place the Weed Eater trimmer on a workbench or other flat surface.
- Locate the idle speed adjustment screw situated to the side and slightly behind the air filter.
- Turn the adjustment screw to the right, or clockwise, to increase the engine idle speed.