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2017/07/07 09:49:45 (permalink)
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Weedeater 2 cycle edger will not start

Weedeater PE550 2 cycle edger will not start..need some expert advice please
hi

i have to say im struggling with this one..i have been tinkering with this weedeater PE550 gas edger for a couple weeks now...it started ok couple years ago but now it will not start now.

i will give you some condensed info of what i have done so it may help you direct me to next step to get this thing running or trash it

during my process of troubleshooting it this year....the primer bulb and gas lines fell apart...so i have replaced those with new parts.

i do get spark....and .if i put some fuel in the spark plug hole it tries to start after about 10-15 pulls....it struggles but eventually it will start for a fraction of a second...

i took carb 100% apart and cleaned with carb cleaner.....i then reassembled and still no start

i can push the primer 100 times and when i take spark plug out i see no sign of fuel....is this normal?

would a carb rebuild kit fix this?....carb needs replacing?...or could i have another issue why it wont start

carburetor is a walbro wt-630 i believe carb with primer bulb built in....pretty common on many 2 cycle yard products

any help would be appreciated...

thank you

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    Mikel1
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    Re: Weedeater 2 cycle edger will not start 2017/07/07 13:01:58 (permalink)
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    Did you replace fuel filter as well?
    Below is a link to the carb
    https://www.jackssmalleng.../part/poulan/530071634
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    Re: Weedeater 2 cycle edger will not start 2017/07/07 13:53:59 (permalink)
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    the primer bulb is filling up fine
     
    not a fuel filter issue
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    Re: Weedeater 2 cycle edger will not start 2017/11/07 09:25:20 (permalink)
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    I would do a compression test. This will tell you a lot. What you are explaining to us is low compression problems.
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    Re: Weedeater 2 cycle edger will not start 2018/02/04 19:52:52 (permalink)
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    junk sorry  is home owner
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    Re: Weedeater 2 cycle edger will not start 2018/02/07 11:26:27 (permalink)
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    Well it will start when you put gas in the cylinder. So I'd say it's not getting gas I would rebuild the carb but if that doesn't help then you should junk it. They aren't worth that much . But it's usually the carb
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