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Weed Eater engine trouble


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06-01-09, 12:22 PM   #1  
Weed Eater engine trouble

I have a weed eater brand xt200. It will start relatively esily, but it only runs for a short while before sputtering out. I have to re-prime the engine and pull the cord a few time before it will start again. This process repeated itself roughly 4-5 time, and not i can not get it to run for any period of time.

It is driving my crazy. Please help.

 
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06-01-09, 06:57 PM   #2  
Sounds like the choke might be sticking partly open. Check to make sure everything on the little carb is fastened correctly.
Make sure your mixing the gas / oil 40-1.
How is the spark plug?

 
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06-01-09, 07:21 PM   #3  
check the gas cap. Vent may be plugged.

 
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