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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a ryobi weedwacker 2 stroke, sat for about 6 months

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I have a ryobi weedwacker 2 stroke, sat for about 6 months and now i can not get it to turn over, cleaned the carburetor, new fuel lines, it wants to start but doesnt
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes and its spring loaded
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Its a newer weedwacker onky 1 season old
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.


Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Will it fire if you remove the spark plug and put a few drops of fuel direct into the cylinder, if it does, the carburetor is not sending fuel to the cylinder. Diaphragm in he carburetor may be bad. Carburetor has a fuel pump section that has to pump fuel from tank to carb.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.

I am in the military and we are on a field exercise right now i will try when i get ho.e tomorrow. Thank you

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.


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