Weedeater FL1500 Blower questions

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-23-08, 02:32 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 30
Thumbs down Weedeater FL1500 Blower questions

Blower got sluggish, finally quit running. Not getting fuel. Opened carb - pump diaphragm stiff. Cleaned all ports and replaced diaphargm. Forgot to count the needle turns - what is normal setting from fully closed? Also, is that hi-speed or idle?

Both tubes were cracked inside the fuel tank. Bought new tubes - does the filter attach to the large tube? And I found what looks like a tube connector inside the tank - does that belong on the small tube? Is it a check valve like in the oil tank of a chainsaw?

Thanks for any help. A diagram would be nice - the manual is lost. Dixieflash
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-23-08, 04:30 PM
30yearTech's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 1,176
Typically the adjustment is set to 1 1/2 turns from seat as a starting point. If you only have the one adjustment screw then it's for the low speed or idle circuit.

The smaller diameter line is the one the fuel filter goes on and runs all the way to the input on the carburetor. The larger line is the fuel return from the primer to the tank, this is where the little connector you found goes. It's there to keep the return line from being pulled out of the tank.

You can download an illustrated parts list from the Poulan website for most of their units.
 
  #3  
Old 11-23-08, 07:25 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 30
Smile Weedeater FL1500 Blower

Thank you Mr. 30 Year Tech for your help. Yep, I had it bass-ackwards - had the fuel filter on the large tube. No wonder it won't run! That's what you get for assuming. I appreciate your reply. Dixieflash
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes