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Fueling; Trouble Shooting - Craftsman WEEDWACKER 358.798441 Operator's Manual

21 cc/1.3 cu. in. 2-cycle engine 17" semi-automatic head gas weedwacker

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TROUBLE SHOOTING
POINTS
TROUBLE
SHOOTING
CHART
SYMPTOM
CAUSE
CORRECTION
Engine will not
start or will run only
for a few seconds
after starting
Engine will not
idle properly
Engine will not
accelerate, lacks
power, or dies under
a load
Engine
smokes
excessively
Engine
runs hot
Cutting Head stops
under a load or does
not tum when engine
is accelerated
Line does not advance
1
or breaks while
2
cutting
3
4
5
6r
7
Line welds onto spool
1
2
3.
4
1 Fuel tank empty
2 Engine flooded
3. Spark plug not fldng.
4_ Fuel not reaching carburetor,
5, Carburetor requires adjustment
6, None of the above,
1 Carburetor set too fast or too slow
2. Carburetor requires adjustment
3, None of the above
1, Air filter dirty,
2 Spark plug fouled
3 Carburetor requires adjustment
4 Muffler outlets plugged,
5. None of the Above
1, Air _ter dirty
2 Fuel mixture incorrect
3 Carburetor requires adjustment.
1_Fuel mixture incorrect
2 Spark plug incorrecL
3. Carburetor set too low (Lean).
4. None of the above,
1 Drive shaft not engaged.
2 Drive shaft broken,
Line improperlyrouted in head
Line improperlywound onto spool,
Line size incorrect
Old cutting line.
Too little line outside head.
Dirt accumulated on cover cut-outs_
Line wound in wrong direction
1 Fill tank with correct fuel mixture
2, See "Starting instructions"
3 Install new plug/check ignition switch
4 Replace fuel filter; inspect fuel line.
5 See "Carburetor Adjustments"
6 Contact your SEARS Service Center/Dept
1 See "Carburetor Adjustments"
2 See "Carburetor Adjustments."
3 Contact your SEARS Service Center/Dept
1 Clean or replace air filter
2. Clean or replace spark plug and re-gap
3. See "Carburetor Adjustments"
4 Contact your SEARS Service Center/Dept
5 Contact your SEARS Service Center/Dept
1 Clean or replace air filter
2, Refuel with correct fuel mixture
3 See "Carburetor
Adjustments"
1. See "Fueling Your Unit"
2, Replace with correct plug,
3 See "Carburetor Adjustments"
4 Contact your SEARS Service Center/Dept
1 See "Assembly," "Tube", insert fully
2 Contact your SEARS Service Center/Dept
1_ Remove cover Check line routing
2. Rewind line tightly and evenly.
3_ Use only 08g" diameter line
4 Replace with new cutting line
5 Remove cover, Pull 4" of line to outside
6 Clean cover cut*ouL
7_ Rewind in correct direction
Line size incorrect,
1 Use only 080" diameter line
Old cutting line
2_ Replace with new cutting line
Incorrect spool
3 Use proper spool.
Crowding line against matedal being cute
4 Cut with tip of line
Line pulls back
1, Too little line outside of head
1 Remove cover Pull 4" of line to outside
into head
2 Old cutting line
2 Replace with new cutting line_
If situations
occur which are not covered in this manual,
use care and good judgement
If you need assistance,
contact your SEARS Service Center/Department
or the
CUSTOMER
ASSISTANCE
HOTLINE
at 1-800_235-5878
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