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The mower doesn't start and sometimes when I pull the rope it jerks back really hard

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Sounds like the flywheel key is deformed from shock. Remove the engine rewind and cover to get to the nut that holds the flywheel on. Remove the nut and flywheel. You can purchase a small engin universal flywheel puller cheap, install a new flywheel key and it will run great!

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