I have a 22in self propelled, how do i change the pull cord
Remove the motor shroud encasing the pull cord assy. What I do is turn the shroud over, leave the spring in it's slack position and gather up the two broken pieces of string. I lay then down in a circular motion on top of the recoil spool until the string is all coiled up, counting each loop made. That and once more is how many times you'll need to wind that spool up. When you are done winding, "round up" to make the hole in the spool meet up with the hole in the recoil housing. Once you're there, get a medium sized flat-head screwdriver and wedge it between the spool and the housing, hindering the spool from unwinding. Wedge it good. Melt the end of the new pull cord and begin outside the housing and feed the string thru the eyelet on the recoil housing. Keep feeding it ( recoil housing still upside down ) thru until you visibly see it pass thru the eyelet and into the hole of the spool. You may need to use a small pick to grab it and pull it home. Once it's out, it's not over. Pull enough string thru to tie a double-loop knot. When you're satisfied with the strength of the knot, reach down and grab the string, holding it tightly. Next reach in and pull the screwdriver loose. Nothing should move-you're holding the string. Hold the shroud with one hand and let the string slowly pay into the recoil spool. Bolt the shroud back on and go!
Sep 23, 2013 |
Poulan Pro " Pro" Self Propelled Mower