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1]I have a five year old Weedeater Excalibur gasoline powered…

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1]I have a five year...
1]I have a five year old Weedeater Excalibur gasoline powered 22'' hedgetrimmer.
It has been stalling out before I could use it, even with the proper choke setting chosen.
Help.
2]Also, the blades are stainless steel. They are the recripocriting type. Do they need sharpening?
3]Also, I live in Henderson, nv, outside of Las Vegas, nv. Can you recommend a repair shop?
William Kopcho
Submitted: 12 years ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 12 years ago
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Is this a wheeled trimmer?
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Customer reply replied 12 years ago

It is not a trimmer.

The tool in question is a hand held gasoline powered hedge trimmer as noted above in my precis to you. Geez, at least read my note #1 to you, as above.

W R Kopcho

Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 12 years ago
I read you first post. It was my mistake that is thought it was a wheeled trimmer when I saw the 22". If it will only run with the choke on then the problem is likely that the diapram in the carburetor is stiff and will need to be replaced.
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Customer reply replied 12 years ago

Your expert was wrong. 100% wrong,.

The hedge trimmer, as described above, needed a carburetor adjustment, which took all of 1 minute and cost four dollars [$4.00].

 

DO NOT CHARGE MY VISA ANYMONEY>

William Kopcho

Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 12 years ago
I was not wrong. The carburetor diapram is stiff. That is why the carburetor had to be adjusted to make up for it. A diapram change would have given you the same results, however the carburetor would not have been adjusted.
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