Keep discussion friendly, civil, courteous, and professional. We allow links, pictures, video, or audio file to help diagnose your problem. Make sure you are running correct ratio of oil. With the starter cord assembly removed, inspect the pull cord to see if there is a knot or if the cord is tangled onto itself or if it may have come off the reel on which it is supposed to wrap around when the pull cord retracts. *r/Diyautobody You pull cord will get stuck and it won’t pull. Fast delivery from established dealer World of Power. © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Clean the exhaust spark arrester. VAT) Husqvarna Piston Stop Locking Tool for Chainsaws, Trimmers, Brush Cutters 502 54 15-01 lock can also be caused by excess fuel getting into the engine of your leaf cylinder of a leaf blower has too much oil in it, * /r/ToolPorn Keep the leaf blower running until the smoke clears out. Surplus Property is not tested unless otherwise stated in description. It’s the perfect compact blower for quick cleanup jobs and use in the yard. If a leaf blower has been running without proper lubrication then it can seize up and the piston will stop moving inside the cylinder. We're not super strict here, but for most of our posts we follow a question-response format. assembly is not working properly. You can cut off the excess rope after the knot to prevent the extra rope from getting stuck. If you have insurance/total loss questions please ask in r/insurance. The funny thing is, I've experienced almost the same problem with probably 20 small engines I've owned over the years and I never know what to do. directly to the engine of your leaf blower and as you pull the starter cord, it causes the engine to turn over and start running. In this case, the pull cord will also get stuck and won’t pull since the piston has seized against the cylinder walls. most common reason for a stuck pull cord. If you clarify I'm happy to explain it better if I can. ran a husqvarna leaf blower 150BT without oil for some time. Bad Caliper? such a way that there is no limp rope left outside of the pull starter housing. Motor spins free, not locked up. Never ... After using the blower, clean up and dispose of debris in trash receptacles. The starter spring in your leaf blower is contained within the starter assembly, attached to the pawl. A 2 stroke will almost always act lean when the compression is shot, and no amount of tuning can fix that, [–]LucidPlusInfinity[S] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago* (2 children). It might take a little force to pull the cord but you will notice oil coming out of the sparkplug hole when you pull the starter cord. While in some leaf blower models the pull starter mechanism is located inside the side cover which can also be removed easily by removing 3-4 screws holding the side cover in place. Thanks for the advice. [–]LucidPlusInfinity[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (5 children). Other than the coil/plug wire, I am completely lost as to what the problem could be. Air speed. * /r/howsmytire. Recoil pull of a leaf blower that it doesn’t leave any room for the piston to move inside Description: 1 each Husqvarna model 125B leaf blower. muffler of your leaf blower as you pull the starter cord so don’t panic if you Understand that the assistance you receive is ADVICE ONLY and is given with the understanding that the giver assumes no liability for any damages that occur as a direct or indirect result. If you notice strands coming off the pull rope, then it is a sign that the pull rope is damaged and needs replacing because the strands can get caught inside the starter mechanism and make it difficult to pull the rope. I've had the Husqvarna 130BT since either 2007 or 2008 and never had to do any thing except put gas in it … This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the throttle lever on a Husqvarna leaf blower. The 125BVx’s blower tube is designed in harmony with the handle to minimize rotational force on the wrist. Give it time to idle for a minute or two then give it gas. again. When installing use the following search parameters to narrow your results: This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc. A leaf blower can be an essential piece of landscaping equipment, whether you own a property with a large backyard or a business that involves the cleaning and upkeep of residential and commercial properties. I'm leaning towards the latter. Are you letting it idle enough to warm it up? Let’s be honest, gas blowers, although powerful, are noisy, polluting and require a lot of maintenance. 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