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Echo Leaf Blower Fan Hub Replacement #E101000122

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the fan hub on Echo leaf blowers. The most common reason for replacing the fan hub is if it is damaged, causing the blower wheel to not rotate evenly.

All of the information in this fan hub replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Echo

Tools used: 3/4” socket, T25 Torx bit screwdriver, 13mm socket

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the fan hub in your leaf blower make sure the engine has cooled and the on-off switch is in the “off” position.
2
Remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
3
Use a 3/4 inch socket or spark plug wrench to help loosen and remove the plug.
4
Now use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the mounting screws securing the engine cover.
5
With the screws removed, carefully detach the cover.
6
Next, remove the blower tube if still intact.
7
Now unthread all of the screws securing the blower cover.
8
With the screws removed, pull off the cover.
9
Confirm that the piston is in the “down” position then insert a cord into the cylinder to prevent the piston from moving.
10
Now rotate the blower wheel counter-clockwise to unthread the fan hub.
11
Use a 13mm socket to loosen the blower wheel mounting bolt.
12
Unthread the bolt and remove the old fan hub.
13
Install the new fan hub by inserting it into the blower wheel.
14
Confirm that the washer is in place on the mounting bolt then rethread the bolt and tighten to secure the hub in the wheel.
15
Align the hub and blower wheel on the crankshaft and rotate the blower wheel clockwise to thread on the new hub.
16
With the blower wheel secure remove the cord from the cylinder.
17
Make sure the blower tube lock is in place then reposition the blower cover.
18
Thread and tighten all of the screws to secure.
19
Reinstall the blower tube.
20
Confirm that the throttle linkage is in place then realign the engine cover.
21
Replace the mounting screws to secure the cover.
22
Rethread the spark plug.
23
Be careful not to strip the threads by over-tightening.
24
Reattach the wire and boot to the plug.
25
With the reassembly complete turn the on-off switch to the “on” position and your leaf blower should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the fan hub on Echo leaf blowers. The most common reason for replacing the fan hub is if it is damaged, causing the blower wheel to not rotate evenly.

All of the information in this fan hub replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Echo

Tools used: 3/4” socket, T25 Torx bit screwdriver, 13mm socket
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the fan hub in your leaf blower make sure the engine has cooled and the on-off switch is in the “off” position.
2
Remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
3
Use a 3/4 inch socket or spark plug wrench to help loosen and remove the plug.
4
Now use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the mounting screws securing the engine cover.
5
With the screws removed, carefully detach the cover.
6
Next, remove the blower tube if still intact.
7
Now unthread all of the screws securing the blower cover.
8
With the screws removed, pull off the cover.
9
Confirm that the piston is in the “down” position then insert a cord into the cylinder to prevent the piston from moving.
10
Now rotate the blower wheel counter-clockwise to unthread the fan hub.
11
Use a 13mm socket to loosen the blower wheel mounting bolt.
12
Unthread the bolt and remove the old fan hub.
13
Install the new fan hub by inserting it into the blower wheel.
14
Confirm that the washer is in place on the mounting bolt then rethread the bolt and tighten to secure the hub in the wheel.
15
Align the hub and blower wheel on the crankshaft and rotate the blower wheel clockwise to thread on the new hub.
16
With the blower wheel secure remove the cord from the cylinder.
17
Make sure the blower tube lock is in place then reposition the blower cover.
18
Thread and tighten all of the screws to secure.
19
Reinstall the blower tube.
20
Confirm that the throttle linkage is in place then realign the engine cover.
21
Replace the mounting screws to secure the cover.
22
Rethread the spark plug.
23
Be careful not to strip the threads by over-tightening.
24
Reattach the wire and boot to the plug.
25
With the reassembly complete turn the on-off switch to the “on” position and your leaf blower should be ready for use.
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