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Recoil rope won't recoil!

I have a old Toro snow blower, the recoil rope broke luckily close to the handle. I was able to tie a new knot throw the handle but after pulling it to start the rope will not recoil, any easy fixes to this?

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  • bnjay Feb 18, 2009

    fixed thanks!!!

  • bnjay Feb 19, 2009

    Thanks thats just what I did!!!!! now how about the leaking fuel problem?

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-In bnjays case the rope was broken. Sometimes the rope retracks partially or slowly because the surface that the spring edges rub against when retracting the cord, are badly rusted. Disassemble and wire brush the rust off, or leave assembled and spray in thru holes in the pull start with WD40.Avoid getting WD40 on the rope.

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