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Poulan PP4620AVX won't idle...

Post in 'The Gear' started by albert1029, Nov 14, 2012.

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  1. albert1029

    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    ....starts fine but when it revs down it dies...starts again with one pull w/choke on then one pull w/choke off then when rev it down again it dies...air filter was on but pinched the choke boot and there was a little gap...I guess dirt got in...my question is will a carburetor cleaning take care of it and is it easy to take the carb off and put back on...searched on you tube and didn't really get a good video about it.....checked the fuel filter and looks fine...adjusted idle screw and doesn't make a difference....

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  2. Freeheat

    Freeheat Minister of Fire

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    Sounds like a fuel line problem , Replace the fuel lines a adjust the carb, should be good to go
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    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    thanks...
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    Nixon Minister of Fire

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    This is probably a bit "out there",but check the spark screen on the muffler . It could be stopped up .
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    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    yeah, I need to do that on both saws...
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    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    ok, spark arrester screen was fine...spark plug is pretty new, looks fine...fuel filter looks fine...air filter is new...it's either the fuel line or the carb, since this coincides with the air filter not being on tight I guess some junk got in the carb...will bite the bullet and take it off...can't be too hard???
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    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    just to answer my own post, after taking everything apart to just basically looking, brushed screen even though it looked clean...it started idling but a little low, adjusted and good to go....
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