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22″ Yard Machine Push Mower

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Every petrol lawn mower owner will experience this issue at some point: The starter cord won`t pull or is very hard to pull. This problem is usually caused by the engagement of the engine flywheel brake. Check to see if the flywheel brake is pressing against the handle before pulling the rope again.
Electric start (also known as key start or push button start) is a lawnmower feature found on petrol lawnmowers, which allows you to start the engine at the push of a button or the turn of a key instead of pulling a recoil starter rope.

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The starter pull cord has pulled off. – Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools
ANSWER : EASY,REMOVE TOP COVER OF ENGINE THAT HOUSES ROPE ASSY. LOOK UNDERNEATH PLASTIC PIECE,CUT THE KNOT OFF THAT COMES THROUGH HOLE AND PULL AND EXISTANT ROPE OUT. OK, GET NEW ROPE AND HANDLE TOGETHER,THE END THAT IS OPPOSITE FROM NEW PULL STRING HANDLE YOU ARE GOING TO USE. CAREFULLY WIND UP ROPE HOUSING NICE AND FIRM JUST BY WINDING IT UP WITH HAND IN AS IT SITS IN TOP COVER. WHEN YOU THINK IT HAS ENOUGH TO PULL ROPE IN FEED END OF ROPE IN HOLE AND IN CHANNEL OF ROPE HOUSING,THERE IS A SMALL HOLE TO LINE IT UP WITH,WHEN SEE THE ROPE END FEED IT THROUGH THAT HOLE NOW. MAKE TAKE ANOTHER SET OF HANDS OR A WEDGE TO STOP RETRACTING OF SPRING. PULL ROPE THROUGH AND TIE A DOUBLE KNOT AT END SO IT WONT PULL THROUGH. SLOWLY LET IT PULL ROPE IN,THEN PULL ROPE BY HANDLE FULL LENGTH TO ENSURE ALL KINKS ARE OUT AND IT PULLS BACK IN LIKE IT SHOULD.

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My edger tipped over briefly, now the starter cord is hard to pull and it won’t start.
ANSWER : Try removing the spark
plug and squirting some carb cleaner or starting fluid in the
cylinder. Pull the starter cord several times for the piston to drive
out the oil. Clean the plug and replace it. Try to start as normal.
If you have starting fluid squirt a shot in the air cleaner to help
make it easier to start the first time.

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Starter cord pulled out of the housing, it
ANSWER : If it’s new take it back should have a one year warrenty on it if yo can’t get it done for free get back to me so I can help you you may have a damaged windind head.

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Is there an easy way to put the pull cord spring back on?
ANSWER : No, you have to connect it at the inner point, then wind the spring around keeping it fairly tight all the time. You will eventually be able to reconnect at the outer point on the spool. Usually, it’s best to remove the starter cord from the spool until the spring can be attached. Wedge the spool so that it can’t unwind the spring and refit the cord (make sure it is in good condition). Usually best to remove the handle to facilitate the stringing process. Make sure there is enough slack in the spring so that it can be tightened at least 4 turns more (when pulling the starter). Melt the cord ends a little to prevent the knots from pulling out with use. This is something like setting a bear trap, so use care at all times. Good luck!

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Starter on trimmer wont retract
ANSWER : I’m sorry to tell you this, you have to take take the hole recoil apart.either the spring is broken or the dog that holes the spring is not engaged.to fix it you have to take it apart.restring the rope,make sure the dog is catching the spring,rotate the recoil rotor to tension the spring,retie the handle and reinstall the recoil as an assembly.hope this helps,let me know if you have any questions………..

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I have a talon am3050 . how to re wind the starter cord,either way it just comes out wont go back. the cord is a bit shorter than usual does it matter
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The float on my Tecumseh lawn mower engine is stuck and gas pours out every time I pull the starter cord how do I get at it to clear it.
ANSWER : Take your carb off , then take off the float bowl and see what is going on inside float bowl. Check your float for pin hole it also could be filled with fuel and not floating.(worst case)

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The pull cord on my ZR29550 string trimmer is stuck in the fully retracted position. I can’t pull it to start the machine. Also the electric starter can’t turn it over.
ANSWER : Well its not going to start with electric because the cord is out of it…
just take it apart becareful do not pull the recoil out or your in a mess….
but this should help you out if you need to know more just ask…

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