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How do I replace a Carburetor in a Gas Line Trimmer?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Disconnect the spark plug wire

    The spark plug has a wire in it.

  2. Drain the fuel tank

    Remove the fuel cap and drain the tank from the approved storage container in a well-ventilated area.

  3. Disconnect the fuel lines

    Take a picture of the fuel lines and make a diagram. If necessary, use needle-nose pliers to remove the fuel lines from the carburetor.

  4. Remove the air filter

    If you want to remove the air filter, you need to remove the cover.

  5. Remove the carburetor

    The two mounting screws that secure the carburetor to the engine can be removed with an Allen wrench. The air filter should be removed from the carburetor. The side of the engine is where the carburetor is located. The cable is still connected to the car. Take a picture of how the control cable connects to the car. Remove the existing carburetor and disengage the throttle cable. If the gasket on the side of the engine is damaged, you can replace it.

  6. Install the new carburetor

    The throttle cable needs to be inserted the same way it was installed on the original carburetor. Place the gasket on the nipples of the engine mount. Attach the filter housing with 2 screws. The screws should be tightened to 25 in./lbs. Of power. Don't tighten them if you don't have a Torque wrench.

  7. Reconnect the fuel lines

    Refer to your diagram or photograph to connect the fuel lines.

  8. Reinstall the air filter and spark plug

    Before installing the air filter, make sure it's clean. The cover on the filter housing needs to be closed. The spark plug has a wire on it.

  9. Test the line trimmer

    Check that the line trimmer works by filling the gas tank with the fuel mix.

Time required:

15 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

allen wrench, approved fuel container, needle nose pliers, rags, safety glasses, work gloves.

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