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My weed eater starts...

My weed eater starts and idles just fine, but when you try to accelerate the engine , it dies,

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes to all. I had been using it for an hour or so when it started doing this.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No It's a Ryobi 4 cycle weed eater probably 15 yrs old. Haven't had any problems with till today,

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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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!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

have the fuel lines been replaced? Have you tried to adjust the high speed screw with it running?

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