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The recoil starter will not operate. If I take the spark plug out it pulls fine

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This saw obviously has a compression exhaust problem(stuck reed valve?) , id look carefully at muffler first then id try taking spark plug out and filling piston (thru same hole) up with plain auto transmission fluid not synthetic oil (its got a rust dissolver in it ) leaving it overnight , draining that out completely and reinstalling the plug , trying to pull over with cord , if this does not work engine will need to be disassembled to discover other cause

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SOURCE: starter rope will not pull. Will pull smoothly

If I understand what you are saying... The starter pulls smoothly with the starter cover removed or when installed and the plug removed (no compression or spark). If this is correct I think your saw's timing has slipped or maybe a defective decomp valve. Time to visit your neighborhood chainsaw seller/mechanic.HTH
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Posted on Sep 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Starter recoil spring reload, How?

If the spring is unwound.
Recoil Spring Rewind
I invert and secure the starter housing and rewind the spring large coil to small (need eye protection and both hands). I am right handed so I tension the spring enough to insert it inside the previous coil while holding what has already been installed with my left about 180° from my right hand. The tension will hold the spring in the housing once completely rewound. Then bend slightly the inner most part to engage the starter spool. It will require about 2 turns of pretension for it to retract properly.

If the starter cord needs a pretension, this works quite well.
R² Starter Rope by SmallEng.com
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SOURCE: Poulan Wildthing pull starter problem hard pull;

Many modern saws have sufficient compression to present difficult pulling of the starter cord. Suggest trading in for a saw with a compression release. The only repairable problem with the present saw is if it is flooding the engine and you are trying to compress liquid fuel. You can tell by removing the spark plug and pulling the starter through forcefully--it will blow out raw fuel if it is flooded. Change the diaphragm in the lower carburetor chamber if it is flooded. Hope some of this helps!

Posted on Jul 03, 2010

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SOURCE: i have the toro ccr

You have to understand its a cord spulled around a recoil spring. The coed likely didn't rewind correctly one time. However the entire unit unbolts with three screws.Remove the unit from the engine and check the cord and realine the core raping path as well as check the return recoil spring function. If you can not realign you can replace the unit as a part. After the first pull the engine has pressure to and that makes it harder to pull to.But try re alinging the assembly i have to do it to mine and its a 1964 and it still works

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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SOURCE: Can't pull the starter cord,

Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly
Remove the muffler and clean out the exhaust port and screen. You will have to disassemble the muffler and clean off or replace the screen item 8 of this link:
http://www.partstree.com/parts/?lc=echo&mn=CS-330T++S%2FN%3A+C08611001001+-+C08611999999&dn=7946

Before taking the muffler apart... unhook the spark plug and just pull it though with the muffler removed. If it pulls normally you know you have found the problem.

If it still pulls hard...check the exhaust port of the cylinder head for 2 tiny holes (not screw holes) Some have them some don't depending upon the year of the saw. If you do find 2 small holes that appear clogged with carbon... do your best to clean them out.

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Another ways to check the engine compression


Remove the spark plug and ground the plug wire on the engine.Seal off the spark plug hole with your thumb.Operate the starter.If the compression pressure blows your thumb of the hole,the compression is adequate for the engine to run.

With the spark plug in place remove the cooling shroud/recoil starter mechanism and spin the flywheel counterclockwise.The flywheel should change direction sharply,if so the compression is adequate for the engine to run.


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Pulled starter rope, it's now stuck and won't recoil


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Remove the spark plug lead just so you can't have it accidently fire.
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Put it all back together.
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Spark Plug

Every chainsaw relies on a spark plug to ignite the air-fuel mixture for proper combustion. Over time the electrode on the spark plug will burn away and the engine does not start. If the engine does not start, remove and inspect the spark plug. If there is any doubt that the plug is working properly replace it.
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Carburetor

If the chainsaw won't start, the carburetor might be clogged or have bad fuel in the float bowl. If old fuel was left in the chainsaw for a long time some of the volatile ingredients may have evaporated, leaving a thicker, stickier product that is more like varnish or shellac. This sticky fuel can clog up the small jets and ports in the carburetor and it can be difficult to burn making it hard to start the engine. The only solution is to drain the old fuel from the float bowl and thoroughly clean the carburetor with carburetor cleaner. If that isn't effective, replace the entire carburetor.
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On - Off Switch

Chainsaws are equipped with an on/off switch. If the chainsaw does not start, this switch might be defective. Check the switch for continuity. In the on position the switch should have continuity.
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Safety Switch

If the chainsaw does no start, the safety switch - or throttle control switch - might be defective. If the switch isn't engaging with the throttle it won't provide enough fuel to the engine and the engine does not start.
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Ignition Coil

If the chainsaw engine does not start the spark plug may not be getting voltage. Power to the spark plug is provided by the ignition coil. The ignition coil is mounted next to the flywheel. As the flywheel spins an electrical current is induced by the ignition coil. If the ignition coil is defective it will need to be replaced, it is not serviceable.
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Rewind Spring

The recoil starter assembly has a rewind spring which spins the pulley backward to rewind the starter rope. If the rewind assembly is broken the rope will not rewind and the engine does not start.
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If pulling the recoil starter assembly handle doesn't engage with the engine and the engine does not start. Repair or replace the recoil starter assembly.
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