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How to fix pull cord on craftsman lawnmower

Model number 917.387430

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what do you mean doesn't engage? doesn't start, doesn't let you pull, doesn't cycle, what?

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usually theres just a few bolts to take off on the top, and the whole rip cord assembly will pull right out, allowing you to install the new one.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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first remove air filter and spray starting fluid in the carb? if it starts the fuel is the problem carbs are easily removed and cleaned make sure needel is not stuck? if it dosnt start chexk for spark pull rope hold screwdriver over wire touch it too plug end see if you see spark if not? then you must test zone conrol cable and grounds? did you hit something hard with the blade if so you could have a sheered flywheel key it will trow egine out of time ?

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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I have an Eager 1, as well and when I try to pull the cord it does not turn at all. It's stuck. I hit a tree root and since then I have had problems with it. I have 2 mowers so it was not used last year at all. Gas was drained and it was stored in a shed. Anyway, I know nothng about mowers other than spark plugs, gas, oil, sharp blades and filters. Is the motor seized? Thanks

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Need to replace pull cord

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How do i take off the pull start from a craftsman model 917.377582 lawnmower


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If it's new sometimes the manufacture puts a safety block to hold it from moving during transit. Check for this. See if the blade will turn and if not see if there is a seized area. Is the blade jammed against something.

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New mowers some times comes with a safety block on the blade and this has to be removed before you can turn the blades

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My Craftsman lawn mower starter cord doesn't retract after mower starts.


I have had this situation before on a lawnmower. I didn't have a craftsman, but is probably the same issue. Basically, the spring that recoils the cord back in either broke or came unwound. When the mower is not running, the cogs on the pull chord keeps the cord from coming out. When the mower is running, the spring is not wound enough to hold the chord in and thus releases or doesn't hold it in.
Try pulling the pull chord assembly off and rewind the spring.

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Remove cowling to acces pull start assembly. Have new cord on hand. Remove old cord fragments. Wind rotor 4-5 revolutions to tension spring and hold while threading new cord into slot. Knot new cord and slowly let it wind back into assembly.

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usually theres just a few bolts to take off on the top, and the whole rip cord assembly will pull right out, allowing you to install the new one.

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what do you mean doesn't engage? doesn't start, doesn't let you pull, doesn't cycle, what?

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It is possible that the 'dogs' that engage the crankhaft were stuck in the out (engaged position). Once the engine started, it wound the rope in the opposite direction until the dogs slipped and retracted. Romve the top cover that includes the pull start unit. Check for smooth and sticky free operation while pulling on the cord. Try using a very light oil to lube if nessesary.

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