For this repair we used a Shindaiwa string trimmer, a Husqvarna chainsaw and a Tanaka hedge trimmer. To remove and install Torx screws. Connect the throttle body to the carburetor First, slide the throttle body into the carburetor. We're happy to tell you that we've performed this step-by-step repair for you, and have the pictures to prove it. Clean the outside of the carburetor Spray the outside of the carburetor with carburetor cleaner to keep it as clean as possible through the repair process. Before you begin any repair, be sure to use our to find the right parts for all your lawn equipment repair needs. Install it in-line between the spark plug wire boot and the spark plug.
Install the pump diaphragm and gasket Set the pump diaphragm gasket onto the carburetor. Clean and install the jet and o-ring 3. Diagnosis: If the engine fires up and immediately dies, then you probably have a problem with your carburetor. At that point we were concerned about the damage fuel containing more than 10% alcohol could do to fuel systems. Remove the air system Open the air filter cover and remove the air filter. Remove the metering lever, needle and spring 4. If your getting fire and she still won,t run make sure your getting fuel into the carb.
Pull out the jet and o-ring 8. Install the metering base onto the pump diaphragm 8. Install the metering diaphragm cover 10. Leave it attached to the spark plug cap and ground it to the motor A rubber band around the cyl. Color coded receptacles hold digital multimeter leads securely while testing.
Pull out the inlet screen Use a small pick to pull the inlet screen out of the metering base. Turn the ultrasonic cleaner on 2. I checked the compression today and noticed it was harder to pull with the plug in. Preparing the Carburetor for Repair 1. Once its loose clean out the exhaust port with a dremel tool making sure nothing goes into the crank area if possible.
You can fix this problem by , or if it is especially dirty or worn,. My concern is that since I did not swap out the gas when I got it that it may have been either straight gas or a lower oil ratio then was required 40:1 , which may have blown the motor. Diagnosis: A compression lower than 70 psi is indicative of some pretty serious problems. Could not be found locally in South Florida. Install the inlet screen Use an object like a Sharpie to press the inlet screen back into position. Drop the pieces you want to clean into the water 3. Remove the metering diaphragm cover Use a screwdriver to remove the four screws on the diaphragm cover and set the cover neatly aside.
If you are lucky, you will only need to replace the piston rings. Set the amount of time 4. Comes with crankshaft clamp and case. Then secure it with the two screws that were removed earlier. Spark plugs are inexpensive and are usually to blame for ignition problems. Remove the metering diaphragm and gasket Peel off the diaphragm and the diaphragm gasket from the carburetor with your fingers.
Remove the cover Remove the cover on your tool we used a Husqvarna chainsaw to gain access to the ignition system. This means that carburetor is not properly delivering fuel to the engine. We have small engine parts like air filters, spark plugs, mufflers, and carburetor kits. It's rare to find good service like this. If your tool sparks but won't start, you should continue on to the compression test. I think the next step will be to try some new gas and maybe a new plug, as well as checking the hose from the tank to the carb as suggested above.
Remove the metering lever, needle and spring Use a screwdriver to carefully remove the screw while holding your finger over the assembly to avoid it from flying away. Then place the pump diaphragm over this gasket. Install the metering needle assembly With the metering needle assembled, drop the assembly into the carburetor and secure with the screw. Shop for carburetor repair kits! Includes 15 degree cutter for top cutting 30 degree angle seats. Also single cylinder Vanguard engine Models 85400 115400 185400 235400 and 245400.
The engine starts because it can burn the fuel you just sprayed directly into the carburetor, and it dies when that fuel burns off. Flush it with some new fuel mix. Test the ignition coil To test the ignition coil, you will need a spark plug tester. Thanks again for all the help. However, part of me finds it hard to believe that a 2-cycle would run close to 5 minutes with straight gas.