Many people believe repairs to their gasoline-powered products are complicated, but that isn't the case with a grass line trimmer. In fact, a 2-cycle line trimmer is one of the simplest lawn products to repair.
Our grass line trimmer repair help page offers troubleshooting tips and common parts used on a two-cycle trimmer, making it easier to find the problem and fix it. The easy repair guides below can help get your trimmer back in working order in less than 30 minutes, helping to make your life a bit less complicated and put the finishing touches on a well-groomed yard.
Cracked or clogged fuel line
The fuel lines on a line trimmer deliver the gas where it needs to go. A clogged fuel line won't let gas through, and a cracked line will leak. The instructions for this easy fix are in our DIY repair guide How to replace a line trimmer fuel line.
The carburetor in a line trimmer mixes fuel and gas. A bad carburetor can keep the engine from starting. Rebuilding a carburetor is easy to do following the instructions in our DIY repair guide How to rebuild a line trimmer carburetor. You can also replace the complete carburetor assembly; just follow the instructions in our DIY repair guide How to replace a line trimmer carburetor.
The fuel line on a grass line trimmer deteriorates with time and eventually can split or crack. You can replace it yourself, following these instructions.
If the line trimmer won't start even though there's fuel in the tank, the carburetor could be the problem. Follow these instructions to replace the carburetor in under 30 minutes.
If the line trimmer engine won't start even though there's fuel in the tank, the carburetor could be the problem. Follow these instructions to do the job in under 30 minutes.
Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your grass line trimmer.
These tips may help you get your hard-to-start gas line trimmer running.
Find out how to take care of your grass line trimmer from the start of the trimming season until the end, with this helpful maintenance checklist.