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I have a 2 stroke husqvarna trimmer. 18 months old. Wont

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Hi i have a 2 stroke husqvarna trimmer. 18 months old. Wont start without a drop of fuel in the carboy and then dies after about 1min. Wont rev. Changed plug, fresh fuel, tried without air filter, exhaust not blocked. Im stuck. Maybe a carby clean?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.
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How long has it been since your engine last ran to your satisfaction?
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.
Many times, when an engine will start up, and run only briefly, after you drop fuel into your carburetor, this is an indication of a fuel restriction either in your fuel filter, or your carburetor.
It is very likely that your carburetor will need a really good cleaning, along with a carburetor kit, or will need to be replaced. First check your fuel filter, and the condition of your fuel hoses.