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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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My eater wont start got compression, got blue spark, when

Customer Question

my weed eater wont start got compression , got blue spark, when pull starting fuel leaks out of the carb , the plug is dry... could it be reed valve
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: fuel, vent hole clear new motor only 4 tanks of fuel
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: try
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: its not a weed eater , its a rc monster truck with a 29 cc & a walbro wt997 carb
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 11 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** welcome to I will be happy to assist you today. Give me a few moments to look over your problem, and I will get right back to you so we can fix the issue and get your machine back to working order

Expert:  JON replied 11 months ago.

Sounds like the carb has a clogged jet. These carbs are very easy to get clogged. If fuel is leaking from carb, it sounds like the needle is not set correctly and is allowing fuel to bypass. I would buy a new one for $20-$30 and be back in working order

Expert:  JON replied 11 months ago.

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