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Was mowing the grass yesterday and the Forward drive Paddle stopped working. the reverse paddle worked fine. what do you think may have happened? … read more
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Dropped a Poulan Pro BVM200FE. Now will now start, has fuel.
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Donald
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My Poulan lawn mower, which I've only had a year, is now
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I bought a Poulan chain saw two months ago and used it hours
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Vince O.
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After using poulan pro 260 with no problems 45 minutes,
After using poulan pro 260 with no problems for about 45 minutes, it died, and I couldn't start it. Full fuel mix, full bar oil. It will fire off on choke, but quit as soon as i touch throttle. worn o… read more
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Curtis B.
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Poulan Pro ....PP428S ....6 months old....4 cylinder Running
Poulan Pro ....PP428S ....6 months old....4 cylinder Running problem OK ...turn switch on ...press bulb 6 times..Set choke open ....pull rope....unit starts....but when you advance choke it dies..... … read more
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I have a poulan lawn mower, 450 series, 148 cc. It starts but
I have a poulan lawn mower, 450 series, 148 cc. It starts but then stops running. After it starts it may run for 2-3 seconds, but then shuts down. I changed spark plug and air filter and now I need he… read more
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My poulan grass trimmer stopped working. I found that the fuel
My poulan grass trimmer stopped working. I found that the fuel lines had dis integrated and the air purge bulb was cracked. I replaced all those items and tried starting it. After numerous unsuccessfu… read more
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Hank F.
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High School or GED
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my poulan pro 25cc pole saw/weed eater will only run fully
my poulan pro 25cc pole saw/weed eater will only run fully choked.....i rebuilt car 3 times ....is there any adjustment i can do?… read more
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bluextc89
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I just purchased a refurbished Poulan Pro PP4218AVX and have
I just purchased a "refurbished" Poulan Pro PP4218AVX and have experienced the following symptoms, given the fuel is new, and the fuel mixture is correct. - Primed and pulled cord in full choke as dir… read more
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RUSS
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I have a Poulan Pro 4218. I cannot pull the choke out, it always
I have a Poulan Pro 4218. I cannot pull the choke out, it always comes back. I cannot start the saw… read more
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Rex L.
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82 satisfied customers
25 cc Poulan Pro is difficult to start and keep running, and
25 cc Poulan Pro is difficult to start and keep running, and it has always been that way. I thought it might be bad gas because yesterday the gas in the tank looked very oily so I added about 2 or 3 o… read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
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82 satisfied customers
Honda I have a Self propelled Poulan Pro lawnmower w/ Honda
I have a Self propelled Poulan Pro lawnmower w/ Honda motor. Its is approx 3 1/2 years old. Every spring I change the oil and add new fuel. There is no throttle control (turtle/rabbit). WHen I adjust … read more
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RUSS
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I have a Poulan Pro Blower Vac PPB2000 LE and I can get it
I have a Poulan Pro Blower Vac PPB2000 LE and I can get it started but it will only run with the choke half open and only for 5-10 mins. Ive cleaned the air filter and changed the spark plug, any sugg… read more
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Rick
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My poulan pro pp208e24 starts but does not stay on. There
My poulan pro pp208e24 starts but does not stay on. There seems to be a connection missing with the choke handle. Things I have done so far: The gas has been drained and replace. as well as the oil. T… read more
J.R.
J.R.
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I have a Poulan Pro PPB250E power head unit...problem with
I have a Poulan Pro PPB250E power head unit...problem with engine operation Unit starts on full choke and dies as soon as throttle is advanced or lever moved to run position...Spark plug replaced...fu… read more
Vince O.
Vince O.
Small Engine Technician
High School or GED
2,943 satisfied customers
I have a Poulan Pro (out of the box) and I was trying to start
I have a Poulan Pro (out of the box) and I was trying to start it by following instructions. I was able to pull the rope-pull a few times and then went to reduce the choke. It stalled out and sounded … read more
J.R.
J.R.
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209 satisfied customers
I have a Poulan Pro model 336. The engine will not run with
I have a Poulan Pro model 336. The engine will not run with the choke off. With a half choke as soon as I pull the throttle the engine quits. I just ordered a new carb, air filter and fuel pickup. I t… read more
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