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Pull cord I just want to know if a pull cord on a generator can be replaced. and if so where can you buy a replacement

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    the recoil assembly of my coleman 1850 watts generator is broken, where can i buy this part?

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Yes. Most any hardware store can sell you a new cord. If you want to replace both the cord and the pull mechanism you may have to contact a dealer.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: I broke the pull cord on my generator; how do I

you should remove the housing usually 4 bolts
dont remove anything else then look at the pully and remove the old chord tie a knot in the new chord and slot it into the hole on the pulley
you should then see a notch in the edge of the pulley this is for the chord to sit in while you turn the pully enough times to tension the recoil spring once tensioned enough so that it recoils all the chord slot the chord through the hole in the outer casing through the pull hande and knot it job done then refit

Posted on May 10, 2010

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