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Broken starter cord lawn mower #944.368300/craftsman

Craftsman power mower/ broken starter cord

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Where you hold the extra bar to start the engine, it has broken off. Is there a repair or do I need a new lawn mower?

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Please note ! patients is required with this one !
Hi, remove the recoil top cover with the recoil attached. ( DO NOT TAKE OUT THE SPOOL OR YOU COULD HAVE THE SPRING GET YOU IN THE FACE)
Remove old cord.
With your new cord lace it through the recoil spool centre hole with a knott on the end.
now depending if the recoil winds in clockwise when spool is facing you wind the cord around it a few times by turning the spool clockwise,
Then put the cord in the notch at the side of the spool & wind the spool & cord anticlockwise about twice the number of turns of cord (this should tension the spring).
Take your end of the cord & lace it through the hole outside of the casing & fit you pull handle.
But hold the spool firmly untill the cord has a good knott on the end of it.
(Sometimes I see the guys here putting a loop in the cord to stop it sliping in while they tie a knott on the end of the handle.)

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I have a Yardmachine self propelled mower. I removed the engine cover to replace a leaky fuel tank. After replacing everything, I tried to pull out the starter cord to attach it to the handle. It will not pull out and acts like it is locked up. What do I need to do?

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