Troubleshooting; Service Information; Specifications; Fuel Filter - Black & Decker GST33 Instruction Manual

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damage and void warranty.

Fuel filter

Check the fuel filter periodically. Do not allow dust to enter
into fuel tank. Clogged filter will cause difficulty in starting
engine or abnormalities in engine performance.
f Fuel tank is fitted with a filter. Filter is situated at the
free end of fuel pipe and can be picked out througth
fuel port with a piece of hooked wire or something similar.
f When filter is dirty, replace he filter.
f When the inside of the fuel tank is dirty, it can be
cleaned by rising the tank out with gasoline.
Check spark plug
Important! This engine uses a champion RCJ6Y with a 0.6
- 0.7mm (0.023"-0.028")gap. Use the exact replacement.

Spark plug

1. Remove sparks plug and check for fouling, worm
and rounded.
2. Clean the plug or replace with a new one. Do not sand
blast to clean.
3. Adjust spark plug gap by bending outer electrode.
4. Tighten spark plug to 145-155 kgf• cm (25-135 in•lbf).
Failures such as difficulty in starting engine, irregularities
in funtions, and abnormalities in preformance can normally
be prevented if careful attention is paid to all operating
instructions and maintenance procedures. Should the
engine not funtion properly, check the following:
f That the fuel system is in good condition and fuel
is flowing to the engine.
f The ignition system is in good condition and the spark
plug, sparks correctly.
f Compression of the engine is adequate.
Always check:
f Clean or replace the plug if fouled with heavy
oily deposits.
f Replace the plug if the center electrode is worm
rounded at the end.
f Sparks gap 0.6 - 0.7mm (0.023"- 0.028")
f Fastening torque = 145-155kg•cm (125-135in•lb)
Failure to start:
f Dispose of fuel in tank.
f Insure that fuel is fresh and clean.
f Check fuel filter to make sure it is clean.
Replace filter if is necessary.
f Make sure air filter elements are clean.
f Install new, properly gapped spark plug.
f When there is serious trouble with the unit, do not try
to repair it yourself, but have your Black & decker
Service Center or dealer do it for you.
Recommended accessories for use with your tool are
available at extra cost from your local dealer or authorized
service center.
Warning! The use of any accessory not recommended
for use with this tool could be hazardous.
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker
product needs replacement, or if it is of no further
use to you, do not dispose of it with household
waste. Make this product available for separate
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials. Local regulations may provide for
separate collection of electrical products from the
household, at municipal waste sites or by the
retailer when you purchase a new product.


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authorized service locations. All Black & Decker Service
Centers are staffed with trained personnel to provide
customers with efficient and reliable power tool service.
For more information about our authorized service centers
and if you need technical advice, repair, or genuine factory
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Carburator type
Fuel mix
Tank cap.
Nylon spool
1.2HP / 0,9kW
6500 rpm
2 Stroke
3 Teeth (255x1.4)
3,0 mm
7,1 kg / 15,6 lb

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