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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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My EB508RT blower will start and idle but when you

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My EB508RT blower will start and idle but when you accelerate it dies. Air filter is spotless. That's all I've checked. I'm not a good mechanic but capable. Just bought it new 3/5/14.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

HI, my name is***** will be assisting you.

The first things that I would check are the fuel lines and fuel filter to be certain that the lines aren't cracked or kinked and the fuel filter inside the tank is clean. If you see no problems there then I would try to adjust the high speed carburetor screw out about an 1/8 of a turn and see if that doesn't fix the problem.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll try that but may be a couple of days before I can.
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

No problem, if you need additional assistance just come back here and continue our conversation.

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