The blower will not even pop. 1 of 2 Go to page. When I first started troubleshooting, it was extremely hard to pull. Reply. I started by checking the air filter, replacing the spark plug, then replacing the gas. If your leaf blower hasn’t been used for while, old fuel may have degraded in the carburetor. Echo PB-251 Blower Won't start. Echo PB251 Blower won't start. 4x15mph Forum Newbie. You’ll need to drain all the fuel from the system. I have had a couple of these same blowers come in with the same scenario. Once started, it would run fine for 5-10 min … Any help is appreciated. I used new gasoline and the Echo oil. Use full choke to begin with, push the primer 3 times, squeeze the trigger,(gas,throttle), pull the starter rope, if or when it fires,(tries to start) move the choke to the center position. I just bought a new "quiet" Echo model PB-251 hand held blower. Every pull was very tough and sort of "thunked" every time I … Go. I did not take it back because I thought I probably flooded the engine. J. jcbabb LawnSite Member. Next Last. Echo leaf blower won't start. Backpack blower was running last fall (although wide open throttle was rough). I have also confirmed ignition system is functioning with inline spark tester. It was hard to start, but eventually it did. Echo ES-255 Leaf Blower I replaced both the carburetor and spark plug on my leaf blower with new ones. Thread starter jcbabb; Start date Aug 21, 2011; 1; 2; Next. Has a good blue spark. Squeeze the trigger and pull again, it should start, give it a few seconds then move the choke to run. They had a sheared or partially sheared flywheel key. I have an Echo PB-403 that I picked up from a guy for nearly free since it didn't run and I thought it would be no big deal to get it up and running. Hello. Please keep in mind that this article is for the Echo PB-413h leaf blower with serial numbers P09512001001-P09512999999.If your Echo PB-413 has a different serial number, please refer to the reference section found at the bottom of the oTroubleshooting and Fixing Solutions for My Echo PB-413H backpack Leaf Blower article. I am so frustrated. I was wrong. Now several weeks later, with new gasoline mixture, the blower won't start even with 30 pulls. Could not get it started this spring - not even a burp. Make sure the tank has enough gas, turn the switch to on. Jun 19, 2014 #1 I am trying to get my Echo PB-251 leaf blower running after it quit on me this past weekend. Echo leaf blower will not start (model PB-251) Thread starter 4x15mph; Start date Jun 19, 2014; 4. Aug 21, 2011 #1 I'm tired of cussing this thing. Stale fuel is the most common reason why a leaf blower won’t start. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 13 of 13 Posts. The key is integrated into the flywheel. 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