Can Weed Eaters Overheat?

To answer the question right off, yes, electric and gas weed eaters can and do overheat. There are many reasons why this happens, but I will show you the most likely causes, the solutions and preventive measures. A weed eater can overheat due to an overworked engine, clogged filters or a dirt buildup. A blocked … Read more

How to Start a Weed Eater

]]It can be challenging to start a weed eater especially if this is your first time to use one. There are two kinds available, gas and electric, with battery models falling under the electric category. In this guide I am going to show you how easy either type is to start step by step. To … Read more

Do Weed Eaters Need Oil?

All gas string trimmers – including the Weed Eater brand – require oil. You have to add the exact amount of oil and gas specified by the manufacturer. The wrong amount of fuel can cause permanent engine damage. A 2-cycle weed eater requires a 40:1 mix of gas and oil, which is 3.2 ounces of … Read more