Stihl FS-51AVE Trimmer problem

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Old 11-18-06, 01:46 PM
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Stihl FS-51AVE Trimmer problem

We inherited a Stihl gas trimmer and are having problems with it choking off. It starts but as soon as you hit the throttle it chokes off. Any ideas?
 
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Old 11-18-06, 08:44 PM
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Sounds like the carburetor may be set too lean, try setting the adjustments a little richer maybe 1/4 to 1/2 turn.
 
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Old 11-19-06, 02:03 AM
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Merrym: I posted some information to the third post after this one. Look at 'McCulloch maccat 330'. A portion of that post about tuning your carb / engine might help a little? Good luck, Ron!
 
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