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With spark plug out pull start works normal. with plug in it pulls very hard and locks up & will not return, using great amount of pressure it will come out afew more inches. viper mc 43

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Check the reach ( thread length) of the plug as it may be too long and hitting the top of the piston
if it is a small engine ( whipper snipper , chainsaw etc the reach will be about 12mm or 1/2 inch)

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