This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the intake grid on Echo leaf blowers.
Step-By-Step Instructions 1 Leaf Blower- Model PB580T 2 Leaf Blower Air Intake Grid Replacement 3 "Step 1: Make sure the engine has cooled and the on/off switch is in the ""off"" switch. " 4 Step 2: Perform this procedure with little or no fuel in the tank. 5 "Step 3: Set the leaf blower on its side.
" 6 Step 4: Use a T-27 Torx bit to unthread the four screws securing the fuel tank retainer. 7 Step 5: Set the fuel tank and retainer aside. 8 Step 6: Unthread the nine screws securing the two halves of the blower housing. 9 Step 7: Detach the cable and static discharge wire from the housing retaining clip. 10 Step 8: Unthread the screw to fully release the discharge wire from the engine. 11 Step 9: Separate the two halves of the blower housing. 12 Step 10: Detach the elbow blower tube and set the frame upright. 13 Step 11: Unsnap the foam pad. 14 Step 12: Unthread the four screws securing the fan cover. 15 Step 13: Unthread the safety strap screw to fully release the cover. 16 Step 14: Use pliers to depress the retaining clips at the top and bottom of the frame to detach the air intake grid. 17 Step 15: Use a quarter-inch deep-well socket to release the side retaining tabs to fully remove the old grid. 18 Step 16: Install the new air intake grid by aligning the tabs and clips then snap the grid into position. 19 Step 17: Reinstall the fan cover by first threading the screw to secure the safety strap to the cover. 20 Step 18: Reposition the cover and thread the four screws. 21 Step 19: Snap the foam pad into place. 22 Step 20: Lay the frame back down and position the elbow blower tube. 23 Step 21: Rejoin the two halves of the blower housing. 24 Step 22: Rethread the screw to secure the static discharge wire to the engine. 25 Step 23: Secure the discharge wire and the cable in the housing retaining clip. 26 Step 24: Rethread all of the screws to secure the two halves of the blower housing. 27 Step 25: Realign the retainer on the fuel tank then reposition the assembly on the frame. 28 "Step 26: Confirm the washers are in place on the screws then thread the four screws to secure the retainer.
" 29 Step 27: Refill the fuel tank if necessary. 30 Congratulations! Your leaf blower should be ready for use.