Weed Eater Leaf Blower Won’t Start

Weed Eater Leaf Blower Won’t Start. If your Weed Eater leaf blower won’t start, the first thing to do is take it back and have it fixed or exchanged. Some stores will replace faulty machines if you have a receipt while others may even send someone out to fix them on-site.

So be sure that you know exactly what your rights are as a customer – and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! You should always get value for money.

Weed Eater Leaf Blower Won’t Start

weed eater leaf blower won't start

Weed Eater Leaf blower won’t start. Inspect the spark plug for signs of wear such as excessive carbon buildup or damage to the electrodes. An adequate amount of ignition power cannot be produced if it is too cold. Therefore, if replacing a faulty spark plug does not solve your problem, try starting the blower continuously for thirty minutes in order to warm up the engine and get adequate heating as well.

In this article, we discuss some issues with Weed Eater leaf blowers that won’t start.

Issue With Ignition Coil

The ignition coil sends voltage to the spark plug when the engine is running. If the ignition coil is faulty, then the engine won’t start.

Before you replace an ignition coil, make sure that the spark plug is in good working order.

If you have confirmed that the spark plug appears to be functioning properly, then test whether or not the ignition coil is faulty using an electrical tool known as an ignition coil tester. If it’s defective, then replace it.

Problem With Spark Arrestor

The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot.

If the spark arrestor has become clogged and is no longer providing proper protection against a buildup of embers in the muffler, thus preventing the engine from starting, remove it.

Clean it with a wire brush, and then reinstall it. You could also replace it at this point if you have not already done so during any previous repairs.

Error In Fuel Filter

The fuel filter might need to be changed. If you notice your leaf blower isn’t running as well as it used to, the first thing you should look at is the fuel filter.

Fuel filters need to be replaced every so often and depending on how much use your leaf blower receives, its fuel filter may be old and worn out.

The good news is that replacing the fuel filter is a fairly simple process. Every fuel filter will have a protective casing around it that needs to be removed before you can expose the old fuel filter itself.

Once the old one has been exposed, just swap it out with a new one and it should work like new again.

Cause Of Rewind Spring

Rewind spring is broken. When the starter rope is pulled and released, the Rewind spring recoils the starter rope onto a pulley. If the Rewind spring is broken, the rope won’t be able to recoil onto the chainsaw pulley.

As a result, it’s impossible to start up the engine. In this situation, we should replace the Rewind spring in order to fix it.

Many Rewind springs can be replaced individually, but it may be easier to replace an assembly of starters if its not possible to repair only one spring on the forwarding clutch.

Defective Recoil Starter

The recoil starter assembly engages the crankshaft to turn over the engine. If the recoil starter assembly is defective, the leaf blower won’t start. Remove the starter assembly and inspect it to determine if it is working properly.

When you pull the starter rope, tabs extending from the pulley and cam should grab the hub on the engine, causing the engine to turn.

When you release the rope, a piece of metal called a flag should block any further rewinding of the rope so that you know when to give it another go.

If these parts are not working properly then try replacing them before going about other means of starting your leafblower.

Faulty Carburetor

faulty carburetor

The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the leaf blower for a long period of time.

Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance.

This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and prevent the engine from starting.

If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor.

Spark Plug Malfunction

spark plug malfunction

Initially inspect the spark plug to determine if it is damaged or worn. If there are cracks in the porcelain or an electrode has been worn down.

Remove the faulty spark plug and attach another one to ensure that this problem is not present throughout your fleet of leafblowers.

The best way to know if you have a faulty spark plug is to use a tool called a ‘spark tester’ which can be attached either at the back of your engine area near the battery according to your make and model, or into an opening somewhere on your leafblower for easier access.

This will provide you with information about whether you need to change any parts on your leafblower.

Weed Eater Leaf Blower Won’t Start

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