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Pull Cord I was trying to pull the cord to start the leaf blower and it got stuck all the way out and won't go back in. Now I can't start it.

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CHORD STUCK , NOW FIXXED BUT METAL SPRING CAME OUT, WHEN WOUND BACK, HOOW DOES IT ATTATCH TO PLATIC COWL AGAIN?

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