Step 4: Remove the Cap The trimmer head houses the spool and the string. Dont think there is anything else left. It has an ingenious system for loading the string - which means that string can be loaded in about 2 minutes from a bulk string roll. You can simply replace the carb, Part 308054013, or attempt to clean it. Took it apart and found the rotor key was gone. Thank you Hi Robert, The fuel lines form their own seal where they pas through the tank.
And secondly, since you mentioned that you repair these frequently, can you recommend a brand and model should I elect to replace? It is also a good idea to use an engine tachometer to be sure that you make the correct adjustments. If you notice a power loss with your gas powered tool, you may need to remove these deposits to restore performance. Tried carb cleaner - no joy. They should easily pop out — there is a spring below the cover which should help it pop right out. I understand that its a trimmer not an edger and that i can simply purchase the edger attachment for an extra 60bucks, but why. The powerful engine heavy-duty air filtration system padded edging-style left handle debris shield with cut-off knife and vibration reducing hand grips make this one of the best weed wackers around. This innovative unit is attachment capable, accepting all nine of the Expand-It universal outdoor attachments.
Once the drum is off the clutch need to be removed. Brushcutter should be held at a comfortable position with the rear handle about hip height. I just replace the power unit s. Remove the air filter cover and set the trimmer to half choke. I have had many of the other trimmers and this is the first four stroke. It offers a revolutionary combination of low weight professional features and high horsepower.
I thought the clutch or engine was creating the heat on the handle. Another benefit of letting the shop make the adjustment is that serious damage can occur to the engine if it is adjusted too lean. If the engine drags out the rope, your compression is low. We cover this repair in the following article and video. I was shocked at the difference in power the 4 cycle has over the 2 cycle motor also. I had recently bought a cultivator rototiller , which worked well with the old power plant. Keep away from corrosive agents such as garden chemicals and de-icing salts.
Plus not sure if piston itself has seized. Replace these with new parts, fill with freshly mixed gas and try starting the trimmer again. Like all string trimmers, Ryobi-branded ones eventually run out of the plastic string that is spun around at a fast rate and used to cut weeds in your lawn. I love the 4 cycle motor to start off with. Thanks, Dean Hello mjpia295, Unfortunately the manufacture does not supply the choke lever as a replaceable part for this unit.
The Expand-it feature makes it extremely easy to replace the string trimmer head with a variety of other attachments from Ryobi and a range of other manufacturers. It comes with a 3-year warranty. This will also plug the carburetor. One end of this string should be inserted into one hole and should be pulled out from the other hole. It can enter through a crack in the fuel lines. How difficult is it to repair this? Isolating any problem into one of these areas will help make repairing your trimmer faster and get all of the connected parts, which may also be causing problems. Currently based in Minneapolis, Minn.
Hi Joe, Removal of the clutch drum isn't too hard of a project at all if you know a few tricks first. The rubber washer should provide enough cushion and grip to keep the knob from coming loose. Screw up 1 - bent the outer one trying to remove it and then realized that it threaded off counterclockwise normal but cannot seem to get the inner clutch plate off it appears to be stuck against that back retainer plate somehow. Air filter - 98760 Spark Plug - 870174001 Fuel filter - 530091878 Ryobi only offers the fuel filter as part of the gas tank assembly. My son bought one and I was impressed when I used his; so I decided to buy one for myself. Good luck with your repair! Keep a firm grip with both hands while in operation.
Most homeowners appreciate the handiness of owning a weed eater. It burned my hand badly within a second of grabbing it. Not only do I not have to mix the fuel anymore, I also have the same power with less lag. I had to take it all apart to get the rope re-wound. There is no carb kit available for this trimmer. Store it in a well-ventilated place that is inaccessible to children. Remove the bump knob, and pull the inner string spool out of the outer spool.