Originally Posted by brucehawsker
You was right. It was the slow running whatever that was blocked. Now runs fine. How important is it to run the engine out of fuel each time? I use mine every three to four weeks. But it takes a lot of pulling to get fuel back into the carb if I run it dry. Hence decididing to leave petrol in while stroing in the garage.
What are your thoughts?
Phew, I'm pleased to hear that.
Distance engineering is tricky!
Doesn't pumping the squeeze bulb fill the carb?
I've never found any difference either way. Some folk swear by one or the other. I'd just flush it out, wrinse it down and put it away. Give it a scoosh of grease occasionally.