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Craftsman 32cc Line Trimmer pull start will not engage engine.

I actually have two craftsman line trimmers that you can pull the cord and feel very little resistance and nothing happens. It seems like the clutch will not engage the engine any longer. How can I repair this myself. The first time this occured I took my line trimmer to Sears for a repair. They repaired it but it only lasted three times and then it was back to not engaging again. I have the very same problem with my flymo xlt 3000 multitool

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    Broken pull cord

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With a flashlight, look into the area just in front of the pull rope. You'll see the fins on the flywheel. Turn the flywheel with a small screwdriver until you see a bracket mounted on it. There's is one on each side. While holding the flywheel still with another screwdriver, spray penatrating oil on each one and work them back and forth a few times. You'll feel them loosen up. They are spring loaded and should snap back into place. Hope you can understand this. Good luck.

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