How It Works: Hedge Trimmer


Hedge trimmer won’t start, runs poorly or stops soon after starting? This video provides information on how a hedge trimmer works and offers troubleshooting tips to assist you in diagnosing and repair.

Here is a list of the most commonly replaced parts associated with each hedge trimmer symptom:

Hedge trimmer won’t start: spark plug, carburetor, rewind pulley and spring, fuel filter
Hedge trimmer engine stops after a few seconds: spark arrestor, carburetor, fuel filter, air filter
Hedge trimmer runs poorly: carburetor, fuel filter, air filter, spark plug, spark arrestor

All of the information provided in this hedge trimmer troubleshooting video is applicable to the following brands: Craftsman, Echo, Homelite, Mantis, Poulan Pro, Ryobi, Stihl, Toro, Troy-Bilt, Weedeater.

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