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Is there a trick to attaching the rewind spring to the pulley?

My dad gave me the chain saw and said the cord won't rewind. The spring is still there with a small loop on the end. The plastic pulley is in good shape. I don't see anything broken, but the pulley won't grap the spring. What attaches the spring to the pulley? The screw and washer in the center of the pulley don't do it. Thanks for any assistance.

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On the end of the spring there would be a loop or some other manner to attach to the pulley. Usually what you have to do it wind the spring tight (not to breaking point) and then put the loop into a slot in the pulley and push down while inserting the screw and washer to hold it in place

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