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On 6 Jun 2015 at 11:18am Frak wrote:
Does anyone know anywhere in or around lewes that I could get a petrol strimmer fixed? Thanks in advance...
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 1:16pm Country Boy wrote:
Earnest Doe or Shoulders of Shoreham maybe? (the latter is an absolute gem).
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 1:44pm Outintheestates wrote:
What is the problem with strimmer
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 2:28pm Buxted wrote:
George Rose Buxted is nearer than Shoreham- and you can have a walk in the Park or even a posh tea @ the Bux. Pk. Hotel . I suppose there is a greasy spoon in Shoreham . Dunno Mr. Doe though.
 
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 3:23pm Frak wrote:
Won't start properly (have changed spark plug), and then runs for a minute or so before cutting out. Pull cord has now snapped too.
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 4:21pm Frek wrote:
Bump start it then
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 6:54pm Outintheestates wrote:
Tbh unless it's a stihl or similar I would bin it as it will cost you loads to fix it , you can pick up a good secondhand on on eBay or gumtree
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 7:52pm Sussex Jim wrote:
Frak, I had a similar problem with my mower- it ran for a minute or so and then cut out. I removed the air filter; and it ran OK.
Try this first, and clean or replace the filter. But don't run it for long without the filter.
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On 6 Jun 2015 at 7:56pm Xplorer1 wrote:
Try PP Estates, Bell Lane Uckfield. 01825-769100. I'm a customer, not doing their PR for them
 
 
On 9 Jun 2015 at 1:40am Butch Bird wrote:
It's possibly a blocked carburettor or air bubble in fuel line. Like Jim said, try the air filter too. Which part of Lewes are you in?
 
 
On 10 Jun 2015 at 12:33pm Tim wrote:
The most common cause is stale petrol. If left for more than a month, it loses its octane rating. It's also worth checking the fuel filter inside the fuel tank.


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