Diagnose & TroubleshootHandheld Products

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions for your MTD handheld product.

Engine will not accelerate

Possible Causes

Corrective Actions

1Old fuel

Drain gas tank and add fresh fuel.

Improper carburetor adjustment

Adjust according to your Operators Manual or see an Authorized Service Dealer.

Cutting attachment bound with grass

Stop the engine and clean the cutting attachment.

Dirty air filter

Clean or replace the air filter.

Plugged spark arrestor

Clean or replace spark arrestor.

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