Ok, I know this is a economy/powerking forum but this is my home and I know we have some sharp people here so I'm going to ask a trimmer question. I have a Solas trimmer with a Briggs and Stratton Force 4cycle engine on it. Today I was trimming and ran out of string. Well, I had enough to finish so I did but I noticed that the engine started running wierd. Up to now this trimmer has been perfect and I've had it almost 10 years now. I took it to the building and put new string on and tried staring it back up. It was a beast to start and the idle is rough. It also hesitates when I hit the throttle. Anyone have any ideas? Could this just be a leak in the fuel line somewhere ( I couldn't see any) that just happned to start the same time I reached my last bit of string or did running it with a short bit of string some how mess it up? There are not adjustments on the carb. I checked the oil and it was still at the right level. The plug had a little white to it (running hot?) but didn't look real bad. I've searched the web but couldn't find anything on this trimmer.
I can move this thread if needed but like I said, I know there are "engine guys" in here and thought someone would be in the know.