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Re: my cord will not pull out at all
Take the spark plug out and see if you can see the piston. If it is near the plug hole, carefully try to push it back in with something that will not scratch the piston. (pen, pencil, etc.) If it doesn't move, then your engine may be siezed.
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Mar 25, 2011 - Uploaded by Repairs101
I'm loading the spring into the housing just by winding it in. ... Push the pull cord out first and then the pipe ...
the return spring is shiered up
you need to replace the rip cord cassette or change out the spring
i would ask around the local service guys if they have a spare return spring also the two 'pawls' could be badly worn and need replaced
Remove the hex bolts holding the plastic leaf blower housing in place with your hex wrench. You may wish to cut the cord with your scissors and loosen the bolt or screw securing the rope assembly with your hex wrench or screwdriver.
2 Remove the spring assembly carefully. Do not remove the spring, only remove the assembly.
3 Remove the old cord from the leaf blower pull cord assembly by gently pulling it away from the assembly with your hands. Notice the direction the pull cord is wound, as this becomes important in the next step.
4 Wind the new pull cord in the same direction you removed it in Step 3. Make sure the inner end of the pull cord secures in the faster or slot provided on the pull cord assembly. This varies depending on the leaf blower manufacturer.
5 Replace the pull cord pulley and place over the spring. This is the white plastic spool.
6 Rotate the pull cord assembly two or three times in the same direction the cord pulls wearing safety goggles and work gloves. Reinsert the center screw by screwing it in place with your screwdriver; this holds the pulley assembly together
7 Insert the leaf blowers cord end into the end of the handle opening. Secure the handle by tying a knot at the bottom of the new pull cord; this prevents the handle from being pulled off the pull cord while you start the leaf blower.
8 Place the pull cord assembly back onto your leaf blower in its designated area and secure by refastening the four hex nuts with your hex wrench.
9 Replace the housing cover of the leaf blower and refasten the hex nuts with your hex wrench. You removed the housing cover in Step 1.
How to replace a broken pull cord on a leaf blower. 1) Remove Hex bolts holding plastic leaf blower housing in place with your hex wrench.you may want to cut the cord with scissors and loosen the bolt or screw securing the rope assemble with hex wrench or screwdriver. 2) Remove spring assembly Carefully. (DO NOT REMOVE THE SPRING ONLY REMOVE THE ASSEMBLY) 3) Remove old cord. Notice the direction the pull cord is wound. This is important in the following step 4) Wind new pull cord in the same direction you removed it, as in step 3, Make sure cord secures in the slot provided on pull and assembly. 5) Replace the pull cord pulley and place over spring.(This is the white plastic spool.) 6) Rotate the pull cord assembly 2 or 3 times in the same direction the cord pulls. (wearing safety goggles and work gloves) Reinsert the center screw by securing in in place with your screwdriver. 7) Insert the leaf blower cord into the end of the handle opening. Secure the handle by tying a knot at the bottom of the new cord. 8) Place the pull cord assembly back onto your blower in its designated area then secure by refastening the 4 hex nuts. 9) Replace the housing cover of blower and refasten the hex nuts.(the housing you removed in step 1.) I hope this was some help to you. Good luck.
Its a "Half Cranked" engine (which is cheap and nasty) meaing the recoil / pull cord is located between the shaft of the brushcutter and the engine (NOT on top of the engine like proper "Full Cranked" engines are).
You will have to remove the engine to do this and probably loose the will to live in the process! Bin it and buy a Stihl bent shaft trimmer instead
Turn on ignition switch, Choke, prime bulb 5 times (or until fuel flows), hold throttle down and pull starter cord sharply until it tries to start, then place choke in mid position pull cord sharply again until it runs then move choke to off when it will allow it. Also you can go to toro.com then customer care, then manuals and parts then type in model no. and download an owners manual.