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Weedeater Clutch Spring Replace

How does one go about replacing the clutch return spring on this lawn mower?
The spring must be attached to the idler pulley and then threaded through the chassis to an obvious anchor point. Is there a special tool for this? It's a fairly stiff spring that could cause some knuckle busting.

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Counter man at the local mower repair shop said to use a thin rope. Tried it and it works great. Think I over engineered this problem.
Thanks for your help.


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