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I have a weedeater featherlite leaf blower that won't run.

cleaned air and fuel filter, checked carb for dirt, made sure i'm getting good spark. could it be the muffler / spark arrester?

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April 25th, 2012
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Sam A
Thank you for your question on the Weed-eater leaf blower not starting.

You have done many of the required steps to get the blower running.

A clogged muffler spark arrester screen could be the problem but usually the blower will start but not rev up if the muffler is plugged.

I would suggest putting a half of teaspoon of gas down the throat of the carburetor and then try starting it.

If it fires or starts and then dies it is most likely a problem with in the carburetor. If it does not start then I would suggest changing the spark plug if you have not already done so.

Please let know what you find and we can continue to troubleshoot with that information.

Sam A.
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April 27th, 2012
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