How to replace the bag on a Flymo Gardenvac

How to replace the bag on a Flymo Gardenvac

Hi, I’m Rory from eSpares. One of the most common problems with Flymo garden vacs is a bag that will no longer fit onto the frame. As you can see, it’s happened with this garden vac- the bag has just been man-handled one too many times and the plastic has come all bent out of […]

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Blower Repair – Replacing the Fuel Lines (Weed Eater Part # 530069599)

Blower Repair – Replacing the Fuel Lines (Weed Eater Part # 530069599)

It’s common for fuel lines to harden and crack over time. If fuel is left sitting in the tool for long periods of time, it will cause the lines to harden faster. Cracked fuel lines lead to potentially dangerous fuel leaks. If your engine is leaking fuel, you should stop using it and fix the […]

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Blower Repair – Replacing the Air Filter (Weed Eater Part # 530036575)

The air filter removes any dirt, dust or other debris before it can enter the engine. This debris can easily plug the carburetor making the Sol run poorly or not start at all. If dirt gets into the engine, serious damage can occur. The air filters should be inspected often and replaced at least once […]

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Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Flexible Tube (Echo Part # E164000000)

Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Flexible Tube (Echo Part # E164000000)

The flexible tube attaches between the rigid blower tubes and the blower. It allows you to move the blower tube around to change the direction you are blowing. The soft plastic tube can eventually crack. It can also be damaged by rubbing it against block walls or other abrasive surfaces. Replacing the flexible tube is […]

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Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Control Cable (Echo Part # V043000251)

Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Control Cable (Echo Part # V043000251)

The control cable assembly consists of the throttle cable, the ignition wires and switch and a length of wire loom to protect them. The control cable assembly will fix a broken throttle cable, a broken or cut ignition wire, and a bad ignition switch. Replacing the control cable assembly is a repair that you can […]

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Blower Repair – Replacing the Ignition Module (Weed Eater Part # 545081826)

Blower Repair – Replacing the Ignition Module (Weed Eater Part # 545081826)

The ignition module works with the flywheel to produce the electric current needed for the spark plug. The flywheel has a couple of magnets mounted on it at specific locations. As the magnets pass by the ignition module, they induce an electric current within the module’s windings. This current is sent to the spark plug […]

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Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Air Filter (Echo Part # A226000032)

Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Air Filter (Echo Part # A226000032)

The air filter keeps debris out of the engine where it can plug the carburetor and damage the cylinder piston. It is a pleated paper filter with a dense foam seal. the air filter should be inspected often and replaced at least once per year or more as necessary. Replacing the air filter is a […]

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Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Starter Assembly (Echo Part # A050000330)

Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Starter Assembly (Echo Part # A050000330)

The starter and pawl set is a quick way to get your blower running again if there’s a problem with the starter. It consists of a pre-assembled starter, and a new cup with the pawls and springs already installed. The kit will fix common starter issues, such as a broken spring, rope, pulley, or pawls. […]

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Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Blower Pipe (Echo Part # E165000171)

Backpack Blower Repair – Replacing the Blower Pipe (Echo Part # E165000171)

The blower pipe is the last section of tubing on your backpack blower. It nozzles down to increase the speed of the air leaving the tube, the blower pipe tends to be rubbed against the ground during normal use. After a time the end will begin to wear away which will alter the direction of […]

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Blower Repair – Replacing the Fuel Cap (Weed Eater Part # 530014347)

Blower Repair – Replacing the Fuel Cap (Weed Eater Part # 530014347)

The fuel cap assembly consists of a vented cap, the O-ring seal, and the cap retainer. There are a few problems that could be caused by the fuel cap. Leaking gas could be caused by a cracked or a missing O-ring or a cracked cap. If your engine runs for 10 or so minutes and […]

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