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Weed Eater Flywheel Problems

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09-29-08, 01:46 PM   #1  
Weed Eater Flywheel Problems

I have a Weed Eater FeatherLite 18 cc (no model #). I took apart to clean it all out and when I put it back together my flywheel will only circulate half way either way. I asked a lawn and garden place and they said the fly wheel should circulate all the way around. I was wondering if you need the spark plug hooked up and gas in it for it to go all the way around. The pull cord is okay except when I put it on the flywheel only half way around. Any suggestions? Thanks for any replys.

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09-29-08, 03:24 PM   #2  
something is not installed right. its supposed to go all the way around regardless if theres gas or a sparkplug. the fact it won't go all the way round with the pull rope means something is installed wrong.

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09-29-08, 07:42 PM   #3  
May have some carbon trapped on top of the piston, keeping the engine from making a compete revolution.

Just a thought....

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