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Motor turns, but cord rips out of my hands when starting

My toro, self driven personal space mower ran low on fuel and shut down. then I filled it up, tried to start it, and the cord ripped out of my hand half way thru the pull. ya, it was unpleasant.
anyone now why it would do that? I can't get the thing running now. when I pull it slowly, I can pull it all the way out, like a full starting pull, just not quickly. it's frustrating. anyone?
beau.gaskell@gmail.com

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Sounds like timing issue check the flywheel key and see if it sheared. could be the valves also but i doubt it.

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