It has locked up. 2008 Husqvarna 130BT Leaf Blower [SOLVED] (It was a clogged spark arrester) Hello, (small engine) mechanics! Yeah someone made that suggestion, the one thing I didn't think of, last night and it turned out to be the problem. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'gardentoolexpert_com-large-mobile-banner-1','ezslot_2',114,'0','0'])); You can just replace the damaged spring as well instead of replacing the whole starter assembly. 4.6 out of 5 stars 63 ratings. And to do that simply remove the rope from the pull handle and let the spring unwind. Tie a knot at the end of the rope after putting it through the hole to stop it from slipping out, making sure that there is a little rope left after the knot as possible. Even when the leaf blower was brand new it's always been slow to rev and I'm not sure if that's because it's awlays under the load of that big centrifugal fan or if the carb is just garbage. We are experienced mechanics from several fields of expertise including auto, marine, aviation, heavy construction equipment, military, farm, air-cooled, etc. Its ethanol gas or buy the stuff at the store for like 10 bucks a quart. The next time I fill it up I will be using race gas though. But a common issue with the pull cords is that sometimes your leaf blower’s Asking for an estimate in r/autobody is frowned upon This revolutionary handheld leaf blower from Husqvarna combines high power with state-of-the-art ergonomic design. That $17 and change got me less than half tank, when it usually gets me a little less than 3/4 tank at a State certified pump. [SOLVED] (It was a clogged spark arrester) In some leaf blowers, you can simply remove the pull starter housing directly without having to remove the side cover by removing the screws holding the pull cord housing in place. After carefully removing the bad spring along with the starter assembly, fit the new starter assembly into the pull starter housing making sure the hook on the spring of the new assembly fits onto the slot in the housing. But the process of removing the pull have to remove the complete starter assembly to replace the spring. [–]LucidPlusInfinity[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child). You might have overfilled the engine oil reservoir causing the engine and you won’t be able to pull the starter cord. Cylinder displacement. still being used in newer leaf blower models. I've had problems with those on some of my chainsaws. You called it. * /r/Bigroad Automower® 310 £ 1,399.00. When a pull cord gets stuck, your leaf blower will not start until you fix the That didn't help. While in some leaf blower models the pull starter mechanism is located inside the side cover which can also be removed easily by removing 3-4 screws holding the side cover in place. If it's got wheels, treads, floats, flies, or has an engine you're good to go and we'll do our best to help. You can find new sparkplugs here. 350BT 370BTS 380BTS English APPLICABLE SERIAL NUMBERS: 00100101 and up … Snapped my clip pack clip, should I superglue it? This is the end you are going to attach the pull handle too. A 2 stroke will almost always act lean when the compression is shot, and no amount of tuning can fix that, [–]LucidPlusInfinity[S] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago* (2 children). This is a zero tolerance policy. [–]UNCUCKAMERICA 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (6 children). Generally the bog you hear on a two stroke is lean.. not always, but generally. Thanks Jim, it is a nice little leaf blower, but unfortunately that is all it is – it doesn’t double up as a mulcher or vacuum. * /r/Hookit * /r/AutoDetailing You will not be able to pull the draw cord to start the blower once the pistons have locked up. the primer, make sure not to pump so much fuel Airways and carb jet are both like new clean. They dont sell ethanol free gas anywhere here. No intentionally bad, harmful, or deceptive advice. It is impossible for a mechanic to diagnose your problem accurately without seeing/hearing the problem with his own senses. BUT I only buy 93, I only buy from 2 reputable stations that are high volume and it never sits long enough to get messed up. It is not to hard to take it apart and clean carb with a few blasts of carb cleaner. 4) Make/Model/Year. You can avoid hydro lock by making sure that you Now simply put the pull cord of the new pull starter assembly through the hole for the cord in the housing, attach the handle to the end of the rope and fit the housing back onto the leaf blower and you should be able to pull the starter cord without any problem. If the assembly is broken you can find a new starter assembly here. When the problem is 'solved' please click the button under your post marked 'Is this solved? A little too much oil and rich adjustment can make the engine produce extra carbon. Keep pulling the starter cord rapidly until engine fluid stops coming out of the sparkplug hole. The leaf blower pull cord that is stuck can be repaired by fixing one of the following problems:eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'gardentoolexpert_com-box-3','ezslot_6',106,'0','0'])); Your leaf blower’s pull cord might be difficult to pull due to any of the above-mentioned problems and to get to the root of the problem, you will have to carefully inspect your leaf blower’s recoil starter mechanism. It’s the perfect compact blower for quick cleanup jobs and use in the yard. If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again. Now that you The same goes for assuming that a shop is trying to "rip you off." If that doesnt work then you need to look at actually doing a compression check with a gauge. Understand that the assistance you receive is ADVICE ONLY and is given with the understanding that the giver assumes no liability for any damages that occur as a direct or indirect result. 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