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I need to know how to attach starter rope on a chainsaw

I need to know how to install starter rope nott on husqvarna 154se 1984.
there is a special way of attaching rope, but can't find any diagrams showing how.

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The end-of cord knots are simple overhand knots, but you need to melt the cord ends back a little so that the knots won't pull out (do the outer end after threading the cord through the handle). You have to wind up the spring so that it has good 'pullback', but not so far that the spring binds-up when trying to start the engine. Wedge the spool so that it doesn't unwind, then run the cord into the spool, heat the cord end, and tie the knot. Fish the cord around the spool in a CCW direction until the spool is nearly filled. Thread the cord out through the port on the outside, then slide on the handle, heat the cord end, and tie another knot. Hope this helps!

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