What to do just in case – Little Wonder Edger User Manual
What To Do Just In Case
If you follow the normal starting procedure, you should
have no problem starting your edger. But, just in case you
do have problems, here’s what to do.
Make sure the start/stop switch is on “start.” You’d be sur-
prised how many people forget to slide the switch into the
If the switch was on “stop” when you pulled the cord, you
may have flooded the engine.
Starting a Flooded Engine
• First, examine the spark plug. Use a 3/4 inch spark plug
wrench (Picture 1).
• Remove the cap over the spark plug.
• Unscrew the spark plug (Picture 2).
If the end of the spark plug is wet, the engine may be
flooded. Make sure the switch is in the stop posi-
tion, disconnect spark plug wire and remove plug.
Use a paper towel or a clean rag to dry the spark
plug, then, with the spark plug out of the engine,
pull the starter cord several times. Shake the fuel
out of the inside of the plug and air dry. Next,
replace the spark plug. Use the wrench to tighten it and
replace the cap. Next, put the switch in the start position
and pull the choke button out. Pull the starter cord three
or four times until the engine coughs or sputters. Open the
choke (push the choke button in) and pull the cord a few
times. The engine should start and run.
MAKE SURE THE START/STOP SWITCH IS IN THE
STOP POSITION. KEEP PLUG WIRE AWAY FROM
ENGINE TO AVOID UNINTENTIONAL SPARK.
To avoid possible damage to the
Threads, do not try to remove the plug
from a hot aluminum cylinder head.
If the end of the spark plug is dry,
check to see if the fuel line is
blocked. The fuel line runs from
the fuel tank to the carburetor. Pull
it off at the carburetor end. Fuel
should drip slowly from the line.
Wipe off any excess or spilled fuel.
If fuel does not drip from the line,
check the line for any bends or
pinches (Picture 3). Kinks in the
line restrict the flow of fuel to the
engine. Just straighten out the line.
Reconnect. Then follow the normal