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Craftsman weedwacker 358.791070 suddenly stopped

My Craftsman weedwacker 358.791070 suddenly stopped. The fuel tank was still more than half full. I let it cool and tried to pull the starter rope. The starter rope does not pull out more than 3'' , so I cannot start it. I used this machine only 3 - 4 times when my landscaping guy could not do the lawn. Any idea what caused it and how can I fix it, if it is fixable?

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Could have been caused by any number of thing's,
take the recoil assembly off and try pulling the rope out while holding the center of the rope spool just enuff to prevent it from popping out in case there's nothing holding it there.
rewinding the rope is alot easier than rewinding the recoil spring Trust Me.. lol

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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