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Ard Broom leaf blower, pull rope problem

My pull rope will not pull out each time. It will pull out a couple inches or 6 inches and sometimes all the way. How do I get in to the area where the draw rope is?


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    I have the same problem



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Like most mechanical problems, your concern would require the disassembly for visual inspection. Offhand, the problem could be a loose nut or lock. If you have not performed a similar repair before, then perhaps it is best for you to make use of a repair manual or at least an exploded diagram to give you an idea how the parts are interconnected. If you would be uncomfortable performing a DIY (do-it-yourself), then perhaps your best bet would be to seek the services of a qualified professional.
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You are going to have to take the plastic covering off. But be carefull. Fixing a rope pull can be a tricky job if you have never done it before, as this is a spring loaded pull rope. Once the spring is sprung, you will need to re-spring it, which can be tough. At best, maybe all it needs is a few drops of oil. Past this, you might want to think about taking it to a mechanic.

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may there is someting stuck
on the rope try to check the rope
might have damaged or replaced it!!!!!!!

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Ther should be 4 star heads on the panel that houses the draw rope.assuming you dont have anyother problems like a broken clutch on it that would foul things up a bit.

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