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Cord won't pull out

I didn't realize that the gas/oil wasn't mixed and blew leaves until it cut out. Now the cord won't pull out for me to restart the blower (after I mixed the oil/gas). what do I do?

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Take out the spark plug and fill the hole with 30 weight oil. Let it sit for a couple days then take the cover off and turn the nut in both directions to try and work the pistons free. If you can free it up, empty remaining oil, put in mixed gas and it should start. It will smoke heavily for a few minutes.

This worked for me when my son used straight gas and seized it. Good luck!

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Hi Shaun77b,

Regretfully if you didn't use a gas/oil mix the motor is probably seized. The internal parts on a 2 cycle motor are lubricated by the oil in the gas. It may keep running without oil but once it shuts off- its done.


Sorry, Phil

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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