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Yeah, that's a different routing of the small...

Yeah, that's a different routing of the small line. I don't know why they have the two different size lines on any of them. It's pretty common, but it seems more so on chainsaws. The filter would fit...
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Posted By marbobj

Happens a lot. Check the oil level and if it...

Happens a lot.

Check the oil level and if it is over filled and smells gassy the float is probably sticking. The over fill in the crankcase would cause the smoking.

If you do have gas in the...
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Posted By marbobj

I suspect your problem with the spark isn't a "no...

I suspect your problem with the spark isn't a "no spark", but simply you aren't detecting it. Sometimes they are hard to see. It helps a lot to test in a dark garage, basement, or dark room of some...
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Posted By marbobj

With the float (white horse shoe shaped thing)...

With the float (white horse shoe shaped thing) hanging down, you should be able to blow through the inlet. That's the path gas takes to get into the float bowl to run the engine.
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Posted By marbobj

Turn the part in the picture down and blow in the...

Turn the part in the picture down and blow in the fuel inlet. If you can't get air through it the float valve is either stuck or plugged.

Don't be sticking stuff down the inlet tube. You might...
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Posted By marbobj

On the big rear tractor tires, I used to patch...

On the big rear tractor tires, I used to patch the tube which is a lot of time and work. Taking the tire off, breaking it down and patching is quite a project. Hiring it done is about $100.

I...
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Posted By marbobj

Your battery is fully charged (great condition)...

Your battery is fully charged (great condition) or dead flat but is a perfectly good battery? If it's the first one, most will tell you to check the fuses.
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Posted By marbobj

The metering arm has to move the needle both up...

The metering arm has to move the needle both up and down. With the fork in the groove it can do that.
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Posted By marbobj

Don't take anything apart until you get the kit. ...

Don't take anything apart until you get the kit. Then take a picture of everything before you take it apart.

The kit will have a number of things you don't use so you have to go through them and...
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Posted By marbobj

The seizing is likely on the rod journal, but...

The seizing is likely on the rod journal, but with no oil everything in there that moves needs checked. You would have to go in through the lower end.

If the block is scored up you're getting...
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Posted By marbobj

Well, ya know, you should've worked on this...

Well, ya know, you should've worked on this problem long ago :). The fuel pump diaphragm is likely stiff and needs replacing. If you go that route, I would use a complete kit with all new gaskets...
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Your trimmer head may not have sufficient drag on...

Your trimmer head may not have sufficient drag on the line as it's loading. As you turn the speed feed to load try letting the both sides of the line drag through your fingers. See if that helps.
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So the gun is pumping grease but it's going on...

So the gun is pumping grease but it's going on the outside of the zerk instead of through the zerk?

The coupler on a grease gun is autolocking. The grease pressure forces the jaws in below the...
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Posted By marbobj

If you do a Google search for "foam filters" ...

If you do a Google search for "foam filters" there's a lot of stuff that would work for that application. They have stock, high air flow material you can cut to fit.

I've used it a lot for dirt...
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