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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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I have an featherlite weedeater fl21,its bogging down and

Customer Question

I have an featherlite weedeater fl21,its bogging down and has only one carb adj. screw, what should I do to make it run?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: It just stop running a couple days ago
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I've tried starting and it bogs down it won't stay running
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: This unit has no shut-off valve, and the unit stopped running with gas in it
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 3 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 3 months ago.

I would suggest either a carb clean and rebuild or carb replacement. I believe those carbs are no more than $25 new and a carb kit will run you around $15. The diaphragm on these goes out so easy any more. The fuel these days just tear the plastic diaphragm up inside.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
How do I use the carb. cleaner?
Expert:  JON replied 3 months ago.

Sorry, I got busy at the counter of my shop. To properly clean the carb, take it apart (just take gaskets out for now) you can spray cleaned in a bowl and drop carb in it and let soak for 30 minutes. Make sure the screen area is free of debris also.

Expert:  JON replied 3 months ago.

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