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Weed Eater Edger Carburetor Rebuild Kit Installation 530069832

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for installing the carburetor rebuild kit on a Weed Eater edger. The most common reasons for installing the carburetor rebuild kit are when the edger runs poorly or won’t start.

All of the information for this carburetor rebuild kit installation video is applicable to the following brands:
Weed Eater, Craftsman

Tools used: T25 Torx screwdriver, small flat head screwdriver, Phillips head bit

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you rebuild the carburetor on your edger first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
We recommend performing this procedure with little or no fuel in the tank.
4
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to remove the screw securing the throttle cable.
5
Note the location of the cable on the throttle plate then detach the cable.
6
Note the orientation of the fuel lines attached to the carburetor then detach them.
7
Next, unthread the mounting screws securing the carburetor.
8
Pull off the air box and remove the carburetor.
9
Now use a phillips-head screwdriver to remove the idle adjustment screw and spring.
10
Unthread the screws securing the primer bulb mounting plate.
11
Remove the bulb and plate as well as the idle adjustment plate, diaphragm and gasket.
12
Now use a small flat head screwdriver to help remove the fuel strainer.
13
You’re now ready to start installing the rebuild components.
14
Insert the new fuel strainer into the carburetor.
15
Now align the new gasket and the new diaphragm on the idle adjustment plate.
16
Realign the plate on the carburetor.
17
Reposition the primer bulb and mounting plate then replace the screws to secure the assembly.
18
Slide the appropriate spring onto the proper idle adjustment screw for your carburetor and thread the screw into place.
19
Tighten then unthread the screw approximately four-and-a-half turns.
20
Be aware you may need to make further adjustments when the engine is running.
21
Next, remove the screws to release the metering cover.
22
Pull off the old diaphragm and gasket.
23
Now remove the screw securing the metering lever pin.
24
Remove the old pin, lever and spring then use pliers to lift out the old needle.
25
Drop the appropriate needle for your carburetor into position.
26
Insert the new pin into the new lever.
27
Position the new spring.
28
Now depress the spring with the lever as you insert the lever under the needle.
29
Make sure the pin is properly aligned then hold the assembly in place as you secure it with the screw.
30
Now align the new diaphragm on the carburetor with the disc facing downward.
31
Align the new gasket.
32
Reposition the metering cover on the carburetor and replace the screws to secure.
33
After confirming that the adaptor gasket is in place. realign the air box, position the rebuilt carburetor between the box and the adaptor then insert the upper mounting screw and thread it loosely.
34
Insert and thread the lower mounting screw and tighten both screws to secure.
35
Attach the fuel lines to the appropriate ports on the carburetor.
36
Attach the throttle cable to the appropriate hole in the throttle plate.
37
Insert the cable into the slot in the air box and replace the screw to secure.
38
With the repair completed reattach the spark plug wire and boot and your edger should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for installing the carburetor rebuild kit on a Weed Eater edger. The most common reasons for installing the carburetor rebuild kit are when the edger runs poorly or won’t start.

All of the information for this carburetor rebuild kit installation video is applicable to the following brands:
Weed Eater, Craftsman

Tools used: T25 Torx screwdriver, small flat head screwdriver, Phillips head bit
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you rebuild the carburetor on your edger first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
We recommend performing this procedure with little or no fuel in the tank.
4
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to remove the screw securing the throttle cable.
5
Note the location of the cable on the throttle plate then detach the cable.
6
Note the orientation of the fuel lines attached to the carburetor then detach them.
7
Next, unthread the mounting screws securing the carburetor.
8
Pull off the air box and remove the carburetor.
9
Now use a phillips-head screwdriver to remove the idle adjustment screw and spring.
10
Unthread the screws securing the primer bulb mounting plate.
11
Remove the bulb and plate as well as the idle adjustment plate, diaphragm and gasket.
12
Now use a small flat head screwdriver to help remove the fuel strainer.
13
You’re now ready to start installing the rebuild components.
14
Insert the new fuel strainer into the carburetor.
15
Now align the new gasket and the new diaphragm on the idle adjustment plate.
16
Realign the plate on the carburetor.
17
Reposition the primer bulb and mounting plate then replace the screws to secure the assembly.
18
Slide the appropriate spring onto the proper idle adjustment screw for your carburetor and thread the screw into place.
19
Tighten then unthread the screw approximately four-and-a-half turns.
20
Be aware you may need to make further adjustments when the engine is running.
21
Next, remove the screws to release the metering cover.
22
Pull off the old diaphragm and gasket.
23
Now remove the screw securing the metering lever pin.
24
Remove the old pin, lever and spring then use pliers to lift out the old needle.
25
Drop the appropriate needle for your carburetor into position.
26
Insert the new pin into the new lever.
27
Position the new spring.
28
Now depress the spring with the lever as you insert the lever under the needle.
29
Make sure the pin is properly aligned then hold the assembly in place as you secure it with the screw.
30
Now align the new diaphragm on the carburetor with the disc facing downward.
31
Align the new gasket.
32
Reposition the metering cover on the carburetor and replace the screws to secure.
33
After confirming that the adaptor gasket is in place. realign the air box, position the rebuilt carburetor between the box and the adaptor then insert the upper mounting screw and thread it loosely.
34
Insert and thread the lower mounting screw and tighten both screws to secure.
35
Attach the fuel lines to the appropriate ports on the carburetor.
36
Attach the throttle cable to the appropriate hole in the throttle plate.
37
Insert the cable into the slot in the air box and replace the screw to secure.
38
With the repair completed reattach the spark plug wire and boot and your edger should be ready for use.

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