Gas blower won't stay running


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Old 07-02-14, 06:38 AM
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Gas blower won't stay running

I have a husqvarna backpack blower that has been great for the last 5 years. Recently it has started cutting off abruptly after running for about 30 seconds or less. I have replaced the spark plug last year. Other than that I have not had to do anything to it. It starts basically like normal but then cuts off suddenly. It won't run long enough for me to use it anymore. Any ideas? Thanks. I can do whatever it is myself, I just need some more input before I tear it down.
 
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Old 07-02-14, 10:50 AM
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Does it start right back up, or take a while to start?
 
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Old 07-02-14, 11:01 AM
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It will start just about as many times as I want it to. It's a little slow to start sometimes but not anything I feel is abnormal. So yes it will start back up right away. The other day I had it running about 10 times but it would cut out every time between 10 and 30 seconds.
 
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Old 07-02-14, 05:34 PM
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I'd be looking for cracks in the primer bulb or fuel lines to start with. Sounds like it's sucking air into the fuel line.
 
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Old 07-02-14, 07:53 PM
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Check the fuel cap for blockage.
 
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Old 07-03-14, 08:02 AM
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Ok thanks for the input I wouldn't have thought of that.
 
 

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