Question about Garden

1 Answer

Recoil starter wont turn

I think you replied to this one, The pulley only goes out a little ways, and it seems the motor is seized.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    Same thing. I may have stepped on the bottom cover just above the tines so I could pull better but I have the same thing. I can't pull the recoil at all

    and just seems locked.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 76 Answers

Try taking the recoil cover off and with a pry bar or a big flat head screwdriver positioned in the flywheel, remove the spark plug and try to rotate the flywheel. Don't pry to hard so you dont snap fins off. If the fly wheel does rotate the the problem is the recoil, if it does not rotate then you will need to get a can of Deep Creep Seafoam from the auto parts store and spray the seafoam into the spark plug hole, while spraying it into the spark plug hole try to coat the cylinder wall with it (don't spray to much, just enough to coat the cylinder wall and just cover the top of the cylinder) let sit over night then spray it again the next day,then try to rotate the flywheel again. If it still don't rotate then you will have to pull the head off and you will have to get someone to help with this part, while one person tries to rotate the flywheel the other will have to take a hammer useing the end of the handle while holding the head of the hammer and hit on the top of the piston to force the piston free, you can also use a deadblow hammer and hit the piston with the head of the deadblow. Also if the piston is not at the top of the cylinder you want to rotate the flywheel backwards (counter clockwise).

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Recoil starter pulley not retracting starter string. How do I replace it?


there is a spring that recoils the rope inside .not a hard task but rather tricky with the spring .good luck

Sep 09, 2016 | Garden

1 Answer

How do I get the cord to pullout to start? It won't come out.


remove the recoil starter assembly and see if you can turn the motor by hand
if yes then check the recoil starter
if no then service the motor as it is probably seized up.

May 25, 2015 | Garden

2 Answers

STARTER ROPE SEEMS STUCK WHEN I TRY TO PULL IT TO START ENGINE WAS Ok YESTERDAY.


You will need to take the recoil starter apart and inspect. The pull cord may have to be replaced.

Apr 21, 2015 | Garden

1 Answer

2005 santa fe serpentine broke then bad vibrating and it died replaced serpentine and tensionor, now motor locked. Is the motor shot or could something else be wrong?


Put a socket and wrench on the crankshaft pulley bolt, and see if you can turn the crankshaft-clockwise. If the crank won't turn, something internal is bad. If you can turn the crankshaft normally, check that another pulley has seized.
Or try it this way: take the serpentine belt back off and see if the starter can spin the crankshaft. If it does, look for a seized pulley. If a good battery cannot make the starter turn the crankshaft, likely the motor is shot.

Aug 15, 2014 | 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS

1 Answer

Stihl chainsaw MS460 Can't pull recoil


It could be the recoil is stuck. a couple of things to check. Take the clutch and chain cover off, remove the spark plug and manually try to turn the motor over by turning the clutch. If the motor/engine is not seized, take the pull start/recoil cover off and pull on the cord to see if it will work and that the cord returns back into the recoil automatically. Don't take the nut off the inside of recoil holding the cord spool on. If the engine is not seized, and the recoil now goes in and out by pulling the start cord handle reassemble and pull over the engine a few times. This a good time to check the spark plug is working, now put the spark plug back in and start the engine. It's a good time to clean the air filter as well while the chainsaw is mostly apart and clean all oily sawdust off the chainsaw in the crevices etc..

Jun 05, 2014 | Stihl Chain Saw Handle Models 044 046...

1 Answer

The pull cord hasn't snapped it just wont recoil! is this an easy fix?


Sounds like the starter spring has broken, remove the three torx screws securing the starter and remove the starter, prise off the r clip holding the pulley and pawl on ( note the orientation of the clip on the pawl ) remove the pulley, the spring is in a cassette, remove the cassette and replace with new, refit the pulley, make sure the pulley locates properly into the hook on the starter spring, re fit the pawl and r clip, enter the cord into the cut a way in the side of the pulley, now wind the pueey around to tention the spring.

Apr 17, 2013 | Stihl Concrete Cutoff Saw Rewind Recoil...

1 Answer

Lawn mover starter rope replacement


most starters can be taken off the engine and replace the rope without completely tearing the whole unit apart. by that I mean you should not have to mess with the recoil spring unless it is broken. remove old rope from pulley, wind up the pulley and hold it so it wont unwind, replace new rope onto pulley and tie a good knot and melt the ends of the rope so it wont unravel, then slowly let the pulley retract the correct amount of rope. if the recoil spring has unsprung on you, it will take a little time and probably several tries to wind it back up and position it back in the starter. they like to unspring while doing this so take some time and an extra person to hold and assist might go a long ways. good luck. R

Aug 25, 2012 | Ariens 21 In Classic Walk Behind Push Lawn...

1 Answer

Pull start on my Toro snowthrower (snow master 20 - model #38020) it wont recoil itself. I removed the starter housing but can not figure out how to get the pulley and starter recoil spring out/off of the...


Its basically the same....best bet is to just buy the new pull start mechanism...they are pretty cheap, and they go bad on those units all the time.

Jan 12, 2010 | Toro Garden

2 Answers

Drove from home to gas station, filled up started out of station


try taking plugs out and turn it over if its turning over then you have a injector leaking im assuming it wont turn at all even with a wrench

Aug 15, 2009 | 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara

2 Answers

I ran my car thru water about 2 weeks ago and it died on me then but i chack and theres no water in the motor but it wont start now the starter jus clicks and the inside lights just go dim


Hello;
You need to check the connections at the battery. They could be corroded causing your battery not to produce enough juice to turn the engine over. Have the battery checked as well
Thanks;
Rich
RPM Northwest

Jun 12, 2009 | 1996 Plymouth Neon

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

402 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garden Experts

EugenesDIYDen
EugenesDIYDen

Level 3 Expert

479 Answers

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2467 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

8293 Answers

Are you a Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...