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Poulan PBV200LE 2 cycle Blower will not start

While sucking up leaves a small piece of mulch hit the impeller blade and stalled the engine. I have not been able to start it since. I have good spark, the piston is moving up and down ok, the fuel filter is ok as fuel comes in and returns to the tank when I press the primer button. I put in new gas and oil mixed at 40:1 and it does not even attempt to fire. Before this happened it always started within the first two or three pulls. Any suggestions? Thanks Bill Y.

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  • youngsw Apr 23, 2009

    Thanks for the info. I will have to make up the special threaded bolt and get a puller which may take me awhile, but I will be working on it and let you know what happens. Thanks John.

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Hello:

>>From your Description it Sounds like the Flywheel Key was Damaged when the Mulch Hit the Impeller.
>>Replace the Flywheel Key.
>>The Following is a Basic Instruction File I made for Removing the Flywheel and Replacing the Flywheel/Flywheel Key.
>>Remove the Cover that Houses the Starter Assembly.
>>Remove the Spark Plug and Use a Bolt the Same Diameter and Threads as the Spark Plug and About 3" Long.
>>Thread the Bolt into the Spark Plug Hole Until it Engages the Piston.
>>Slowly Tighten the Bolt Until you have Locked the Piston and it Does Not Move. **BE CAREFUL A LOT OF TORQUE IS NOT REQUIRED. PISTON DAMAGE CAN OCCUR IF TO MUCH TORQUE IS USED ON THE STOP BOLT**
>>Now Remove the Flywheel Nut.
>>Use a 3 Jaw Puller and Attach the Puller to the Flywheel.
>>Look for a Puller with Flat Jaws. These Slide Under the Flywheel and Allow for Easier Removal.
>>Tighten the Puller and then Hit the Puller with a Hammer. Tighten and Hit Again Until the Flywheel is Loose and Can be Removed from the Crankshaft.
**Note the Key that Aligns the Flywheel to the Crankshaft.**
>>This Key is Most Likely Sheared or Bent and Causing the Plug to Fire Slightly Out of Time and Causing a Compression Lock. There is Not Enough Compression to Kick Back But Enough to Cause the Engine to Seem to Have High Compression or it May Seem to have Low Compression and Not Backfire at All.
>>**Some of the Newer Units have the Flywheel Key as a Part of the Flywheel and the Complete Flywheel has to be Replaced.**
>>If you Hit a Snag or this Does Not Correct the Problem, I am Here if You Require More Assistance. Hope this Helps. Let me Know What Happens, Please. May the All Mighty Bless You and Yours. Be Safe and Happy.
>>Thanks.

Respectfully

John

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  • John C Bridgers Sr May 11, 2009

    Hello youngsw:



    If your Local Auto Parts Retailer does Not have the Bolt, then Try your Local Machine Shop.

    Hope this Helps.



    Respectfully



    Jbridger (John)

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When the engine stalled it is because it hade sheared of the key set on your fly wheel I would recommend that you take it apart and check your key I bet that is it. You maybe getting spark but it is not enough.

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