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Poulan model p3314 recoil spring won't go in correctly

I keep putting the recoil spring back in but the rope won't rewind on my poulan model p3314 chain saw.

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You need to pretension it. Remove the pull handle, rotate the spool about 2 revolutions against the spring, rethread the cord and reinstall the handle.
Lou

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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This reply is based on the following assumptions:
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All components aer servicable

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http://www.ordertree.com/modelinfo/PWE/2375LE-Gas-Saw-Type-2/75.2375LE-Gas-Saw-Type-2.1.59.1.html
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I invert and secure the 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 inserted. Then bend slightly the inner most part to engage the starter spool.

This illustrates proper pretension and rope installation:
Smalleng.com (about 3.5 minutes long and worth watching the entire video)
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If yours is not a Type 2 you can find the correct IPL here:
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http://www.ordertree.com/modelinfo/POULAN-WEED-EATER/75.59.html
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