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Lawn mower died. Pull rope locked up

Running fine then froze up. Now can't pull the rope to get it started. oil level good. Nothing obstructing blade.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    my 450 series lawn mower will not crank up.I've checked the oil level,properly primed it,and fuel level in tank is good.It still will not start up.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    The rope is frayed and jammed

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Remove the spark plug and try to pull the rope. Sometimes the coil can get loose and wedge against the flywheel. if that's not the problem then pour a little oile in the spark plug hole, let it set a bit, if it still won't turn over then you have an internal engine problems. Not very common but it can happen

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