Cullins Service Shows you how to DIY.
The backpack leaf blower we are tuning up today is a 14 inch Echo CS-330T. But the techniques I will show you can apply to most leaf blowers.
Keeping your equipment in top shape is not only good for your equipment, but also good for your business. You want your blower to start up right away every time. These fairly cheap and quick steps can make life easier for you. A couple filters are cheaper to replace every once in a while than a new carburetor when debris gets clogged in it.
Take care of your equipment and they will take care of you.
Before you start Tuning up your Blower you should be safe.
Activate your kill Switch by pushing the switch to the stop position.
Locate your spark plug and remove the boot
Get the correct tools and parts for the job.
What is the Make and Model of your blower(if it's not the Husqvarna 150BT).
You need the correct spark plug to replace your old one. Check the owners manual, internet or ask the pro at the store where you are purchasing it.
You need the correct Air Filter to replace your old one. Check the owners manual, internet or ask the pro at the store where you are purchasing it.
You need the correct Get Correct fuel Filter to replace your old one. Check the owners manual, internet or ask the pro at the store where you are purchasing it.
First we are going to check the spark plug.
Your spark plug boot should have been removed during the safety portion of this diy. Take your socket and socket wrench or scrench tool and unscrew then remove the spark plug.
Check your spark plug. If it has hard to remove deposits, cracked porcelain or burned away, electrodes. Check your Spark Plug Gap setting as well w/ a gap setting tool. The dirtier and worn the spark plug is the harder it will be to start as it's not getting the correct spark.
If it seems unsalvageable just replace it.
Now we are going to remove and replace the fuel filter.
Unscrew your fuel / gas cap and pull out the stopper so the whole assembly is removed.
Take this time to clean the cap and tank neck. Check the gasket on the inside of the fuel cap. Make sure it's not cracked, dirty or missing.
Now you have to pull out the fuel filter. It's located at the end of the fuel line. Your gonna need a hooked coat hanger, forceps or whatever you can come up w/ to pull it out. Just hook or grab (without damaging the fuel line) the fuel line and pull it out
Wen you get out the line and filter there will or should be a little metal ring over the hose holding the filter on. Don't loose it.
Just grip the hose and pull the filter off.
When putting the new filter on I like to put the ring at the end of the hose. When I push the filter into the hose the ring just slides over the filter nozzle.
Now it's time for the air filter.
Unscrew your air filter housing cover. There should be a screw at the top and the bottom. Clean out the cover at this time
Air filter is right there, just pull it out.
Inspect your filter for damage.
If it's not in bad shape you can just wash it out, and reuse it. If it's bad just replace it.
Now just reinstall the air filter housing cover and your all done.
Might I also recommend you check the spark screen at the same time.
Now you are tuning up your Husquvarna Backpack blower.
Learn it, Live it, love it.
Get to know your blowers. Learn how to perform routine maintenance on her. Get to know how she feels. Is she starting differently is it taking longer to warm up, how is she running. You should know right away if something is wrong. Better yet w/ routing checking and maintenance you could find and fix the problem before it happens. I feel like I'm describing relationships. at least w/ equipment you can get a better reading on a situation. Time is money and when your down for a repair that costs you money. Treat her right and she will treat you right.
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