Bought the machine one year ago. About 1 month ago, it became harder and harden to start the engine. After servicing the machine and eliminating all usual suspects, the only thing left is to change the starter coil. Too bad that the distributor change means, that I have to wait for another 4 weeks or so. I just hope my spare machine won't let me down. Otherwise the performance has been average. It looses power when turned upright, which is very annoying. Won't buy another Shindaiwa.
Unreliable and inconsistent
The Shindawa T260X has been an absolute trial with it losing power every second job every day I use it. It will be OK for a few minutes then “stutters”. I have found that changing the fuel through a filter and refuelling will allow it to restart. However other Two stroke equipment I use has no problem with the same fuel! After a month of “use”, I went back to using my old but reliable Husqvarna. It has been back to the shop where they ripped off a metal shroud around the spark plug and told me that would fix the dodgy running. It didn’t.
Questions & Answers
Although i'm not a fan of two stroke motors, the Shindaiwa that's made in Japan will last you more than some EU logo's.
|Category||Petrol Whipper Snippers|
|Handle Type||Loop Handle|
|Engine Displacement||24.1 cc|
|Cutting Head Type||Line|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
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