Does carburetor cleaner work?
Most carburetor cleaners do the work for you, no scrubbing required. Readily available and affordable. Most auto parts stores will carry a few brands of carburetor cleaner. Typically less than $20, carburetor cleaners are a cheap, efficient way to improve the overall performance of your vehicle.
Who makes Troy Bilt trimmers?
Craftsman’s gasoline-powered string trimmers are based on those of manufacturer MTD, which makes Troy-Bilt and other brands.
Can I bypass the primer bulb?
No, it won’t work depending on the engine design. Without going into details the primer bulb forces fuel to the carb jets and not the engine directly. It also forces pressure and vacuum. Without the bulb your carb will be flooded on a permanent basis.
Will a weed eater run with a cracked primer bulb?
An air bulb, or primer bulb, on a weed eater forces gasoline into the carburetor to start the engine. A broken or cracked air bulb needs replacing to start your weed eater effectively. This repair takes only a few minutes.
Which fuel line goes to the primer bulb?
The (clear) fuel intake line runs from the top of the carburetor (straight nipple) and goes to the short post on the back of the primer bulb. The return line (blue) comes from the long post on the back of the primer bulb and goes into the bottom of the fuel tank.