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No start push mover Briggs motor 6.75 horse 22" blade. Let neighbor borrow. Lol the blade is bent pretty good. The engine turns over. Upon pulling the cable the mower turns over then recoils the cable back into the reel with force. The blade isn't hitting the frame. Haven't checked compression yet. I'm thinking bent crank or the timing off. Maybe sheared the flywheel key? I haven't Che ked spark yet. I don't think it's gonna be air,spark,fuel issue.

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You have a sheard flywheel key - if have spark it will be at wrong time
hence the kick back !!!!
replace key in flywheel check flywheel for crackks and check pto for bend if bent have it straightened - replace pto seal and blade
assemble and test

cheers paul

Posted on Aug 06, 2010


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