I am having issues with my Echo PB-500H leaf blower. Now several weeks later, with new gasoline mixture, the blower won't start even with 30 pulls. It will leave a sticky residue which prevents the engine from starting. I have also confirmed ignition system is functioning with inline spark tester. Every pull was very tough and sort of "thunked" every time I … Next Last. It has a new carburetor,plug,fuel lines, and air filter. Unit will start with difficulty with choke active, but will stop when switched to run. I have a echo blower that will not start and am now clueless. 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. Echo leaf blower will not start (model PB-251) Thread starter 4x15mph; Start date Jun 19, 2014; 4. I have had a couple of these same blowers come in with the same scenario. Hello. Echo ES-255 Leaf Blower I replaced both the carburetor and spark plug on my leaf blower with new ones. I am so frustrated. 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’m lost at what to do next. Save Share. Any help is appreciated. Go. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 13 of 13 Posts. I did not take it back because I thought I probably flooded the engine. Stale fuel is the most common reason why a leaf blower won’t start. I just bought a new "quiet" Echo model PB-251 hand held blower. The blower will not even pop. Also the flywheel key is still intact. 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. 1 of 2 Go to page. When I first started troubleshooting, it was extremely hard to pull. Reply. Could not get it started this spring - not even a burp. I was wrong. I used new gasoline and the Echo oil. Echo PB-251 Blower Won't start. It took about 15- 20 pulls to start out of the box. J. jcbabb LawnSite Member. I started by checking the air filter, replacing the spark plug, then replacing the gas. Joined Jun 19, 2014 Threads 1 Messages 2. You’ll need to drain all the fuel from the system. If your leaf blower hasn’t been used for while, old fuel may have degraded in the carburetor. Echo leaf blower won't start. Backpack blower was running last fall (although wide open throttle was rough). They had a sheared or partially sheared flywheel key. 4x15mph Forum Newbie. 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