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What would cause my weed trimmer to die when you pick it up but run great flat on the ground?


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July 12, 2009 6:05PM

Inside the carburetor is a diaphragm, which serves at the fuel level control. In other machines, this is accomplished by the float and needle in the float bowl. But that setup requires a level running position. The diaphragm is probably cracked, and needs to be replaced. Get the rebuild kit from a lawnmower shop that carries that brand and go through the carb.

Tom ♥