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Question: Fuel Tank
I have the same question as the beekeeper.
But I didn't see the answer. Does the fuel tank come assembled with the hoses and filter.
You are right . the part number 545104103 does include the fuel lines,fuel filter and fuel cap.
Hope that helps,
I need a replacement diafram for my FL20 weedeater. any idea where to get one. Didn't find it on the parts list and don't want to buy a complete carb.
I think I have a same problem, it drip when it's running. It's located on the bottom section of the Carb. Metal cover with a small hole on the side, with four small screws to attached the cover. Need to know where can I get it. Will be waiting for someone answer.
There is a kit available for the carburetor on your FL-20 trimmer that includes all the parts needed to rebuild it. It is part number, K24-WAT. While you have it apart, you may want to clean the carburetor also. We have prepared an article and video on How to Clean a 2 Cycle Engine Carburetor.
Hope this helps,
Question: No Fuel In Primer Bulb
I am not getting fuel in the primer bulb. I have replaced the fuel lines, the fuel filter, the spark plug is new, I have completely rebuilt the carburetor. I am running out of options to try and would greatly appreciate some help from anybody that might be able to help with my problem.
is there anyway of adjusting the carburator besides the idle speed adjustment?
There is. Either by buying the tool for it on Ebay or by making your own (use automotive type 22 gauge wire connectors). Tap the wire connectors down over the heads of the L or H screw. The plastic will expand and then you can grip them and adjust them.
The best option is to take it to a repair shop and have them adjust it.
There are a couple of reasons I say this.
First, any carb from about the last 10 years will need special tools to make any adjustments due to EPA laws.
Second, modern 2-cycle engines are built to very tight tolerances and use very little oil in the fuel in order to burn clean enough for the EPA requirements. This makes the engines very sensitive to being adjusted lean. Running the engine for even a few seconds set too lean can cause serious engine damage. You really need a tachometer to properly adjust modern 2-cycle engines.
I hope this helps,
Had the same problem not able to adjust the L and H screws. I took it out and cut a slots with a hack saw, so I can use a screw driver to make the adjustment.
okiejoe, try removing the L and H adjusting screws, us a hack saw to cut the grove on the head so you can use a slotted screw driver to adjust L and H screws. Try to count the counter clockwise turn when removing the screws on H and L. So it would be easier when putting the screws back. If you got a tremlin tool, you can cut the slots on the screws without taking it out. Good luck
There is a way to adjust the Air Screws. You must purchase the tool. I purchased mine from a Lawn Mower Repair Shop. The Setting For each screw is 1 1/4 turn counter clockwise.
Question: Carb Problem
I just received my feather lite weed eater. When I went to start it, the only way that it would run is to have the choke on. It dies as soon as I move it away from choke. The adjustment screws are very hard to turn the only way I could turn them is with needle nose pliers. My question is, can I purchase a tool to make this adjustment easier? Note this is not my first featherlite weed eater; I have had one for over 20 years and I am capable of doing all repairs.
There is a tool like a nutdriver. They have them for sale on Ebay. Small engine dealers are not allowed to retail them to the public. Ebay is the only place I have seen them. Make sure you get the one to fit your machine. I use an automotive type plastic wire connector tapped over the ends of the screws. You can remove them and slot them with a Dremel, but they need to go back EXACTLY where they were in the caburetor housing, to run right!
Remove the L and H screws, use a hack saw to cut a slot for a lotted screw driver
Question: Leaking Fuel
Fuel is leaking from (it appears) a small screen or filter in the center of the fuel cap of the fl20 20cc weed eater. This is the third season with the fl20 and this is the only problem I've had. I've ordered a new cap. My question is if anyone has experienced a similar problem and can tell me if my troubleshooting is all wrong? Thanks
There us a small vent (duckbill it is called) inside the middle of the cap. It allows atmospheric pressure to enter the fuel tank while the machine is running so as not to allow a vacuum to develop. If the vent is stuck open, it may leak. The new cap should cure it.
I have a feather lite FL-20 20cc engine that leaks gas when it running. It's located on the bottom of the carb, there a metal cover with a small hole, cover is attached with four small screws There is a gasket, it looks like a diafram. Should I replace the gasket, where can I get it.
There is a kit available for the carburetor on your FL-20 trimmer that includes all the parts needed to rebuild it. It is part number K24-WAT. While you have it apart, you may want to clean the carburetor also. We have prepared an article and video on How to Clean a 2 Cycle Engine Carburetor.
Hope this helps,
Question: Fuel Ball Pump
The fuel pump ball on my Weed Eater Fl20 type 1 does not pull fuel up to fill the ball, but if i add fuel to carborator it will run.
Have a blessed life!
The primer/purge bulb does not have to be full of fuel for the machine to run. It's sole purpose it to purge the carb of air/old fuel while drawing fresh fuel into the carb from the fuel tank. The old air/fuel is also returned to the tank.
The carb is likely plugged with dirt or debris or the Mylar valves inside have become stuck to the carb body by varnish from old fuel. You will need to replace or try cleaning the carb. The new carb is part #WT-924-1. If you would like to try cleaning the carb we have an article and video that I think you will find helpful. You can find it here...
When I try to start my Weed Eater FL20 the cord will not retract back in is this just a bad spring?
Not always, but it is very poor engineering and design by the Chinese mass production workers that made it. The nylon hub has tabs on it that wear somewhat as they grip the flywheel when you pull on the starter. You should disassemble it and inspect it good to decide what to do.
We have a video that I think will help you with your machines starter. You can find it here...
link removed to Repair a Trimmer Starter.
I hope this helps,
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