Homelite 26b

tomt_2010November 4, 2010

I have a Homelite 26b that will only run on full choke can anyone help me It was bought one year ago at Home Depot

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You apparently have a fuel starvation problem . As per usual check fuel filter if provided for restriction . Otherwise try the KISS approach and buy some concentrated fuel cleaner and spray within the carb venturi ist . Attempt to start unit , continue to spray into carb until engine will run without choke . Should this fail add 1 ounce to fresh fuel mix , let sit for 20 minutes and attempt to run engine again . Should this fail carb jet removal and internal cleaning of the fuel circuits will be required with the spray cleaner and compressed air . Let us know what you identify.

Note in the future ensure to use stabil when storing your unit and fuel cleaner addition upon season start up .

    Bookmark   November 8, 2010 at 5:05PM
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