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Starter rope HOW TO INSTALL STARTER ROPE ON HOMELITE MIGHTYLITE TRIMMER?

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First, i will take that the rope is in the front. If so, you will need to remove trimmer shaft,throttle assembly, so you will be able to remove starter housing.

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Hello. I Need to Fit a New Starter Cord to a Homelite Strimmer, Can You Give Start to Finish Instruction's. UT No is 20586, Ser No is HM2130442. Thank's, Mike.


Hopefully the website will translate.
Remove throttle handle from shaft trying to keep all parts in one side and once removed place together and install a couple of screws, remove shaft from part no 42 by loosening screw no. 43, item 45 has either a allen head or star head screw in it will probably loosen ccw. Remove item 45, remove item 46 should be arrow to show which way to turn you will need to use copper or brass pin to hit with hammer to remove to prevent damage. Now remove item no. 41 and you are at the starter cord. You will now have to remove spool no 51 and notice how rope is wound if possible, remove old rope install new rope place spool back in place to where it catches spring as it should now wind in same direction as rope wound about 5 turns hold and run rope through eyelet of starter housing. Now install keeper 52 with screw 53.
Sorry link did not work just go to link below and type in your ut no.
then select homelite.
https://www.ereplacementparts.com/homelite-hlt17c-ut205

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Pull cord will not rewind


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    Turn the Homelite chainsaw so that the bar and chain are laying flat and the starter cover is facing up. Loosen the four starter cover screws by unscrewing them counterclockwise with the screwdriver.

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    Take the starter cover off of the engine. Turn the starter cover over to work on the pull starter. Pull the rope out about 6 to 8 inches.

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    Twist a loop into the end of the rope. Insert the intersection of the two ropes into the notch on the upper flange of the pulley. Rotate the loop back and forth until you notice the recoil spring has disengaged. Unwind the rope from the pulley. Cut off any old rope if you need to replace it with a new rope.

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    Unscrew the screw holding the pulley to the starter cover using the screwdriver. Take the pulley off the starter cover. Turn the pulley over and remove the recoil spring cassette from inside the pulley.

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    Inspect the spring inside the cassette to see if it is damaged or overstretched. Replace the recoil spring cassette if it is broken. Lubricate the post on the starter cover using about a dime-sized amount of engine grease.

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    Put the recoil spring cassette back into the pulley. Set the pulley onto the starter cover and tighten the screw down with the screwdriver. Wind the starter rope back around the pulley in a clockwise direction.

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    Leave about 6 to 8 inches of rope unwound. Form another loop at the end and insert the loop into the notch on the pulley. Rotate the loop back and forth until you notice the tension is set on the recoil spring.

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    Remove the loop and place the starter cover back over the engine. Pull the rope out 6 inches and tighten the starter cover's screws using the screwdriver. Release the rope and it should automatically retract


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