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I Need to tear it apart because I want to adjust the centrifugal clutch. how do you get the top grey engine cover off that covers the flywheel? the clutch is blocking access to the flywheel and inner clutch assembly.

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HI,

You need a long narrow 20T tork wrench to remove the clutch bell.Most stores that sell tools should have them. You stick the wrench down the opening of the clutch bell (where the shaft normally goes), hold the flywheel so it doesn't turn (a screwdriver will work) and then unscrew the screw that holds the clutch bell on.

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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I was unable to get that ring off also... I was able to pull plastic side apart far enough to pull motor out and "rewire" it. Even fit back in when I was done... just barely. and was very gentle...

I do not know how to get the ring apart, though.

Posted on May 12, 2009

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take a light and look into the clutch hole
you will either need a torx or star type nut driver or a allen or hex head nut driver to fit in the hole and turn the screw ccw while holding the flywheel.
Make note where all comes off and all goes back in reverse when fixed.also after you remove the clutch housing you will be stareing at the clutch shoes next and it will have markings on which way to turn it for removal.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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Remove spark plug and insert some cord into the spark plug hole to freeze the crank shaft. This way you can unscrew the clutch from the engine .

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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sounds like you are trying to remove the drum assembly; try a torx driver or a phillips screwdriver. There is a srew that hold that drum on and the bolt is in that black hole.

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