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Toro Mower Recoil Assembly

I have an older Toro Mower, model# 26622, s/n# 24118. The rope broke on the recoil recoil assembly. So I thought I should just turn the internal spring counter-clockwise, then tie the new rope through the tie hole and then allow the string to wind the rope into the recoil assembly. The problem I am having is that each time I try to turn the spring assembly counter clock-wise, it sounds like it is slipping and I lose all my tension. What am I doing wrong?

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Try turning it clockwise. if it doesnt work it means the inner coil may be broken. its pretty difficult to fix those but if you would to try let me know and i'll talk you through it

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