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Blower used 9 mos. then would not start. Left at one repair shop 3 mos. and another for 5 mos.. Still not repaired. First said couldn't get parts, second said Poulan was too slow to pay warranty claims (that shop is now closed down. Third shop I contacted refused to work on Poulan products. No other authorized Poulan repair shops in my area. Guess you get what you pay for.

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Poulan is a lower-end manufacturer of these small engines and they have had issues in the past and present with poor design, engineering, subpar materials and warranty claims...so yes, your last statement rings true. Most of their products are considered "disposable" tools by today's standards. Many shops around the country refuse to try to "fix" these machines because to tell the truth, sometimes they just can't because of the poorly engineered parts and design.Any fix on these machines is just temporary...with the pull start.recoil units having several issues in the past.

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