weedeater repair and stuff


how would you fix a weedeater where it wont suck any gas in it has lost compression and you can actually hear grinding in the cylinder when the piston moves up and down and a screw stripped on the crankcase? and you cant get off the exhaust because it was like welded on.

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lemonie7 years ago

Myself and Nacho' think this is knackered beyond economic repair.
Where did you find it?

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BIGHAIRYDUDE (author)  lemonie7 years ago
some guys trash and i fixed it up but after a while it just turned to poo

Yea, that guy put it in the trash 'cos it's "buggered".
I said beyond economic repair, which means that you could, but it would be cheaper to buy one that works.

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BIGHAIRYDUDE (author)  lemonie7 years ago
yeah i kind of that but what does buggered mean?

Broken, ruined, "can't be mended", bust, permanently damaged, wrecked, trashed etc.

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BIGHAIRYDUDE (author)  lemonie7 years ago
oh o.k thanks
NachoMahma7 years ago
.  I'd fix it by selling it for scrap metal. :(
.  Not pulling in gas is probably related to the no compression problem.
.  No compression means: bad valve(s) and/or bad ring(s) and/or bad head gasket and/or cracked piston.
.  The grinding could be a lot of things - all of them very bad. Eg, bad rings, bad bearings.
.  You could probably live with the stripped/welded bolts, but the the others are killers.