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Installed new clutch and shoes on craftsman 4cycle mini tiller.still doesn't work.Took it apart again the drum is loose I know about the torx-headed screw in the stem of the drum and reverse thread

I used the rope in the cylinder to loosen and tighten.What else can I do? The model# 316.299372 Craftsman 4-cycle mini-tller

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