mclane edger 3.5 BRIGGS motor

jakriz11April 26, 2010

I just bought a used mclane edger. it starts on the first pull, but stalls during use. I have never used an edger before, so I am pretty clueless on where to start for up keep care and repairs. thanks in advance for any advice.

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Sounds like the main jet isn't open as far as it should be or there is varnish in the carb.

Mine has an adjustable main jet. It looks like a screw. Gently turn it in until it seats and then back out 1 1/2 turns. Adjust slightly under a load, from there.

If your main jet is not visible or adjustable, the carb should be removed and cleaned.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2010 at 5:57AM
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