Homelite UT08111A leaf blower (Backpacker) SURGING


Old 12-18-07, 03:05 PM
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Homelite UT08111A leaf blower (Backpacker) SURGING


My backpack leaf blower surges after about 3 mins of use
I have tried to make adj. with no luck.
I have check carb mounting screws and all tight
what I have found out and there seems to be alot of bubbles comming up in the fuel tank.
sometimes I can take blower off my back and hold it sideways and will blow good for a while.the other way to make it better is if I pinch off the return line going to the fuel tank it will run good.
I have read other post but im asking mabe someone has had this happen

thanks in advance Robbie
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Old 12-18-07, 03:35 PM
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It sounds like the vent in the gas cap is clogged. Try loosening the cap when it starts surging and see if it runs right again. If so, replace the cap.
Old 12-20-07, 06:32 PM
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Thanks for info. I took carb off and disasembled and soaked for 8hrs. reassembled and runs great
I will try to fine tune tomarrow in daylight
found this site on how to adjust carb
for WALBRO type


Thanks rob

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