Feb 16, 2008. Andreas Stihl & Co. is a well-known manufacturer of chainsaws. Seems to me when I was a kid and tinkered with small engines that I could crank the engine with spark plug unscrewed and see whether it was sparking or not. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Joined: Aug 2009 Posts: 22: I have a two stroke leaf blower that starts easily and runs great for about 3-5 minutes. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. I have a br600 with the same problem. Hold the throttle wide open. It is really cold blooded. Ranwell1 : The problem is in the carburetor. If the air filter is clogged, the engine will get too much fuel and not enough air. The leaf blower's carburetor mixes air and gasoline in the proper proportions to create a combustible gas. November 24th, 2009. Leaf Blower - starts fine, loses power after 3-4 min. If old fuel was left in the leaf blower, drain the old fuel from the fuel tank and replace the fuel filter. Verified. I never had any problems with my old Stihl. The air filter may be clogged or dirty. If it coughs, chokes and sputters before accelerating or quitting, the idle needs to be leaned slightly (like 1/16 turn at a time, then retest). Hold times are long. stihl 192t starts,runs for a bit ,then dies? The carburetor might be clogged. Thread starter hallbax; Start date Feb 16, 2008; hallbax. Go to full throttle. Start doing it yourself with the confidence that comes with 100+ years of experience. One of those is the fuel filter. Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by josh1981, Sep 26, 2010. josh1981 Addicted to ArboristSite. Hold times are long. The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. Remove the spark plug, and wipe it dry with a clean rag. This sticky fuel can clog the fuel filter and cause the engine to stall. If fuel isn't the problem, then the blower's spark plug may be dirty or damaged. I've read about other Stihl blowers having a similar problem, but not after 10 minutes of normal operation. We carry more than 4 million parts from over 175 major brands, so chances are, we've got the part you need. You may also replace the spark arrestor. Clean the air cleaner and check the outlet of the muffler to be sure there are no deposits on it. Old fuel will cause the engine to die. We've got millions of parts, hundreds of brands, and thousands of step-by-step videos— everything you need to find it, fix it and finish the job right. Stihl 025 Won't Start When Warmed Up. I cleaned the air filter, changed the gas (use stihl oil/mix), shot in some carb cleaner, and tried leaving the cap partially open -- same result. Email. It has a … The fuel filter on your leaf blower connects to the fuel line, and filters out any debris that may be in the fuel tank. Yard Machines Leaf Blower Troubleshooting, Green Machine Leaf Blower Troubleshooting, Black & Decker Leaf Blower Troubleshooting. Leaf Blower will cuts off after 2-3 minutes #577279 11/20/09 06:55 PM 11/20/09 06:55 PM: Joined: Aug 2009 Posts: 22. Join Repair Clinic's VIP email list for 10% off, plus other discounts and tips! Outdoor Gasoline and Electric Powered Equipment and Small Engines - Blower runs fine for half a minute, then dies - Hi, I have a Green Machine blower, GB-50. it starts right after again but it last less than a minute if is just idling will last longer. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. If I release the throttle, it idles ok. I have a Stihl BG 55 leaf blower. be sure the fuel in the blower is less than 5 weeks old. The fuel filter might be clogged. Over time, especially if fuel has been left in the leaf blower for a long period, some of the fuel will evaporate and you will be left with a thick, sticky substance that can ultimately clog the carburetor. @Kingsford it would be nice if you would tell us if the the new ignition coil solved the problem. The company produces a wide range of models designed for both casual use as well as those employed by professional loggers. Hold the throttle wide open. Here's how: Start with your Hi screw at 1.5 turns out, as it runs there. it starts right after again but it last less than a minute if is just idling will last longer. There are many reasons why your leaf blower might start to smoke. Happy day! Fuel Filter. A clogged fuel filter is most commonly caused by leaving old fuel in the leaf blower. H. hallbax New Member. If either is poor, allow the machine to idle for a bit. Most manufacturers allow for up to 10% ethanol but it’s not worth the risk. A plugged fuel filter can cause your engine to start, run for a while and then die. I set the throttle to the cold setting and give it a pull, then switch it to warm and 1-2 pulls usually starts it, but it stops after a second or two. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. If the engine dies after warming up, it is likely the engine is overheating and automatically shutting down to prevent more serious damage. Ethanol can really mess up a small engine. A clogged fuel filter is most commonly caused by leaving old fuel in the leaf blower. The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. Alright then. Discussion in 'Chainsaws' started by skip sail, Feb 27, 2017. What it is doing now is after pulling my arm off it will idle but if I give it any gas to rev it up it bogs out and dies. It is a Craftsman Leaf blower, model 358797922, serial 1L203B962. Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot. The carburetor might be clogged. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. and then shuts off I have a Troy-bilt TB4BP 4 cycle leaf blower that starts and runs per instructions without any difficulty. For more in-depth instructions on how to start your STIHL Blower, see its Instruction Manual. stihl br600 that starts up and runs for about 60sec then dies like light switch. I was given a Stihl BG75 leaf blower. I have a 2 year old blower that is hard to start. Report This by Manage My Life. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the leaf blower for a long period of time. If old fuel was left in the leaf blower, drain the old fuel from the fuel tank and replace the fuel filter. I tried that with this leaf blower and see no spark. Alright then. Others report that their unit starts fine and then dies as soon as they give it throttle, leading to discussions on carb rebuilds, etc. Common solutions for: Stihl Leaf blower starts then dies 01 - Spark Arrestor The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the leaf blower for a long period of time. It … I replaced the sparkplug, still wouldn't start. Classic fuel-starvation symptoms. Lets simply try tuning the Hi screw carefully first. Already ordered? Leaf blowers are great efficient tools but they can be easily damaged. It starts right away and after a a few minutes of work it just shutdown. We carry more than 4 million parts from over 175 major brands, so chances are, we've got the part you need. There are some small passages that are restricted or plugged. My Stihl MS 310 chainsaw dies a few seconds after I start it. This sticky fuel can clog the fuel filter and cause the engine to stall. Start doing it yourself with the confidence that comes with 100+ years of experience. This sticky fuel can clog the fuel filter and cause the engine to stall. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor. If your leaf blower is struggling for power and suddenly dying as soon as you increase the throttle, the explanation may very well be a clogged fuel filter. In this video, STIHL experts demonstrate how to properly and safely start your STIHL Blower using the simplified starting procedure. You will learn basic safety procedures, the primary steps to starting your STIHL Blower – according to the starter type – and the importance of checking the choke. As a result, the engine may stall. Email. Leaf Blower. After 10-15 minutes it will start and stall again. Water in the fuel will also cause the engine to die. If I wait 10-15 minutes it will start, and stop again. I've read about other Stihl blowers having a similar problem, but not after 10 minutes of normal operation. To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. Step 6 A. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor. A. a1handy OP newbie a1handy OP newbie. I have a br600 with the same problem. To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. Others report that their unit starts fine and then dies as soon as they give it throttle, leading to discussions on carb rebuilds, etc. I have no history of it, only that it won't start. Finally did a carb rebuild, new fuel line, new plug, new fuel filter. Know this: Bad gas will sometimes allow a weed eater to start but once you try to rev the throttle, it dies. Happy day! Just let it sit for a few minutes and you will hear the idle change. A plugged or improperly adjusted carburetor can cause your leaf blower to start, but then immediately die. Joined Feb 16, 2008 Messages 4 Location Iowa. A clogged fuel filter is most commonly caused by leaving old fuel in the leaf blower. Over time, this debris can build up in the filter and make it more difficult for fuel to … For a list of more parts and to better identify the problem with your blower, follow our repair guide. 6 yrs old. As engines sit or get older, fuel that is left in the carburetor can turn to gum and varnish and cause this and other problems. Location ... stihl hand helds classen turf equipment lil wonder blowers bed edgers. To replace a fuel filter, follow the following steps: Start by draining the old fuel that might still be in the tank. ... Blower will start, and will run slowly in the "choke" position....but stalls when put in "run" position....(In choke position, it runs too slowly to be of any use.) A leaf blower that won’t start at all may require fuel. Recently it will start and run fine for about 20 minutes, and then begin to choke down, lose RPM and despite trying to rev it up with the trigger, it dies… If the spark arrestor is clogged, the engine may stall. This leaf blower starts and idles fine, but sputters out as soon as I try to rev it up. Check the fuel filter, air filter, and more if the engine in your blower will idle, but stalls on throttle. 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