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Take the cover off the top of the motor witch I think it is like 5 or 6 10 mm bolts take them out and u should have pull starter in that. So wind the the spring till its pretty tight and the cord u should have already put the handle on feed the other end of the rope thru the wound tight spring and put it thru the hole on the plastic piece in the center that u wound up and tie a double knot and then slowly let it wind it back in. if it stops before all the string goes in there is either to much string or u didnt wind it enough before u put the string in it. It should take like three foot of rope if the handle is at the motor but if the handgrip is up the handle u will need like 9 feet of rope

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  • Mike Carew Jun 12, 2014

    7 ft is enough to reaxh the loop bolt on the handle.


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See attached video provided below...its an easy job when you do.

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