A gas leaf blower may not start if it is out of fuel or it is flooded. Other reasons for starting failure include a kink in the gas line, a dirty fuel filter or bad spark plugs. A lack of power causes an electric leaf blower to not start.Continue Reading
Check the fuel tank on a gas leaf blower to make sure it is full, and fill it up, if needed, with the appropriate fuel. If it’s flooded, wait a little while for the fuel lines to clear before trying to restart. If there is a kink in the gas line, straighten it out, and clean the fuel filter or change the spark plugs.
Ensure the power cord is plugged all the way into the outlet for an electric leaf blower, and check the circuit breakers if it still does not start. If none of these actions work, take the unit to a service professional.
Other problems with leaf blowers include the inability to accelerate because of a clogged filter, limited air delivery because of a loose or broken impeller and too much vibration due to loose fasteners on the impeller. All of these additional issues can occur in both gas-powered and electric leaf blowers.Learn more about Tools
To troubleshoot a Toro lawnmower that doesn't run properly, drain the gas that is currently in the mower, and replace it with fresh fuel. Remove and inspect the air filter and spark plug, and replace items that appear excessively dirty or damaged. If the mower is electric, plug it in, and charge the mower until the indicator light is green before testing the mower. Examine the fuse located behind the battery compartment, and replace the fuse if it is blown.Full Answer >
To fix an Echo leaf blower, disconnect power supply to the blower, take out its extension pipes, undo the pipe lock, and remove objects that block the upper pipe and the casing of the fan. Also, connect the upper pipe and the extension hose tightly and connect the upper and lower pipes securely. Check if the amount of gas is adequate and replace old gas.Full Answer >
The Stanley 28923 leaf vacuum bag, Toro Blower 51601 Vac replacement vacuum bag and the Black & Decker BV-008 disposable blower vac leaf bags are positively rated leaf vacuum bags. Each of these vacuum bags has at least a four-star rating on Amazon.com.Full Answer >
Plan ahead for the job you need to do and think about how often you plan to use the leaf blower. Some types are better-suited to larger and more frequent jobs, while smaller, more portable blowers are more than capable of taking care of a small amount of clutter.Full Answer >