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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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Trimmer will start but when increase speed dies, new fuel

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trimmer will start but when increase speed dies
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: new fuel cleaned filter
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: ran it for about 4 hours prior to this clearing weeds of lot and worked fine
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. It sounds like the carburetor has become partially blocked , being it can run at idle but can't get the proper air fuel mixture to run at high

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi have you gotten a chance to look at the trimmer

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I have not had a chance to check the carb.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Ok , when you do let me know what you find