Return to the Tool Shed Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Stihl 024 won't start

Posted by projectsgalore mpls,mn (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 9, 11 at 21:26

always a good running Saw,now won't start,changed gas,cleaned
fuel tank filter,cleaned carb best i know how,took plug out
got spark,removed air filter sprayed small amount starting fluid in carb that always worked before,but not this time
won't even fire or start at all.anyone with any tips ?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Stihl 024 won't start

Check for a bright blue spark . You may have to prime the saw with carb cleaner and see if it trys to fire. If so then carb cleaning has not resolved you issues. Try checking the carb filter screen under the diaphram within the carb base. If clear ensure the inlet needle valve is free (moving) allowing fuel to enter the carb metering circuits (jet orifices) which you can use carb spray and tag wire to clean further. Also get some concentrated fuel cleaner and add some to fresh fuel . You should get results if your compression and ignition components are sound.


 o
RE: Stihl 024 won't start

have you checked the fuel line for flow?


 o
RE: Stihl 024 won't start

also try a new plug. Steve


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Tool Shed Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here