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Leaf blower running rough

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Common solutions for: Leaf blower running rough
Solution 1:
Carburetor
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the leaf blower for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate..., leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to run roughly. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor.
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Leaf Blower Carburetor
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Solution 2:
Carburetor Repair Kit
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the leaf blower for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate..., leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to run roughly. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor.
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Leaf Blower Carburetor Repair Kit
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Solution 3:
Fuel Filter
The fuel filter might be clogged. A clogged fuel filter is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the leaf blower for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evapora...te, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog the fuel filter and cause the engine to run roughly. If old fuel was left in the leaf blower, drain the old fuel from the fuel tank and replace the fuel filter.
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Leaf Blower Fuel Filter
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Solution 4:
Air Filter
The air filter may be clogged. If the air filter is clogged, the engine will get too much fuel and not enough air. As a result, the engine may run roughly. If the air filter is clogged, replace it....
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Leaf Blower Air Filter
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Solution 5:
Spark Plug
Inspect the spark plug for signs of wear or damage. If the porcelain insulator is cracked, an electrode is burned away or damaged, or there is heavy carbon buildup at the electrode, replace the spark ...plug. To determine if the spark plug is defective, use a spark plug tester. You should see a strong spark between the tester’s terminals when the engine is cranking. If there is no spark, this indicates that the spark plug is defective and should be replaced.
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Leaf Blower Spark Plug
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Solution 6:
Spark Arrestor
The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot. If the spark arrestor is clogged, the engine run roughly.... To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. You may also replace the spark arrestor.
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Leaf Blower Spark Arrestor
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