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How to reload a mcculloch whipper snipper

I cant remove the part where the cord goes

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evwood
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SOURCE: how to pretension starter cord

Remove the housing and pull the cord partly out. Then rewind the rest. Check to see if it retracts properly. Good Luck!

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

evwood
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SOURCE: pretensioning starter cord on ryobi whipper snipper.

This was answered in a previous solution

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: cord stayes out motor not running

Take it back to place of purchace.
We get these all the time if its the cheap bent sharft with starter between shaft and motor. the easy start spring gets jammed and needs replacing.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Mcculloch Model Mac 3227 whipper snipper.

There should be a "HI" and a "LOW" setting. There should also be an adjustment for the idle speed. Each would have a screwdriver head on it . Look closely. You would adjust the idle setting, not either marked H or L...Lee

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

rycgl
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SOURCE: For a Ryobi Elt1100 whipper

Remove the tube that holds the flex-drive shaft from the front of the motor cover.Remove the rear engine cover. Remove the throttle cable from the carburetor. Mark and unplug any wires for the on/off switch that go to the ignition coil (underneath front cover) if possible. Now if you have pulled the driveshaft tube out of the way, the clutch drum is up next. Inside it, screwed into the very end of the engine's crankshaft is a Torx #25 screw. Before you loosen it, you will have to lock up the engine. To do so, remove the spark plug. Pull on the starter until the piston is down, then insert a length of clean, soft rope into the engine. The engine will come up and compress the rope, thus locking it in place to allow clutch drum and clutch removal. Loosen the T-25 screw inside the drum.. You may be able to remove it with a long thin-blade screwdriver also.It probably won't come completely out...it is made this way. Next, remove the clutch. It is screwed onto a small threaded section of the crankshaft Removal is counterclockwise.. It will be pretty tight. To help, apply peneterating oil. Whack the ears of the clutch near the center with a hammer and a dull flat-blade chisel or a small piece of wood unless there are bolts, then use a wrench. It will turn counterclockwise for removal and there will probably be a removal direction arrow on it's face. After getting that off, remove the Torx screws holding the cover to the engine. The starter unit should be mounted inside as it mates with the top of the flywheel to start the motor. Remember to preload tension (5-7 turns) on the starter unit. Make sure the handle is installed. Jam the unit with a screwdriver or vise grips so you can insert and tie off the new rope. Then remove jam device and let recoil pull your new rope into place while holding the handle. Reassemble and you are done. Disassembly requires Torx head drivers and a good flat-blade screwdriver.

Posted on Dec 12, 2010

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