Question about Poulan Garden
See page 7 of your manual here. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view this as it is a PDF file.
The starter rope removal is a repair and is NOT included in the manual. Here are the repair instructions.
Remove the tube that holds the flex-drive shaft from the front of the motor cover.Remove the rear engine cover. Remove the throttle cable from the carburetor. Mark and unplug any wires for the on/off switch that go to the ignition coil (underneath front cover) if possible. Now if you have pulled the driveshaft tube out of the way, the clutch drum is up next. Inside it, screwed into the very end of the engine's crankshaft is a Torx #25 screw. Before you loosen it, you will have to lock up the engine. To do so, remove the spark plug. Pull on the starter until the piston is down, then insert a length of clean, soft rope into the engine. The engine will come up and compress the rope, thus locking it in place to allow clutch drum and clutch removal. Loosen the T-25 screw inside the drum.. You may be able to remove it with a long thin-blade screwdriver also.It probably won't come completely out...it is made this way. Next, remove the clutch. It is screwed onto a small threaded section of the crankshaft Removal is counterclockwise.. It will be pretty tight. To help, apply peneterating oil. Whack the ears of the clutch near the center with a dull flat-blade chisel and hammer unless there are bolts. then use wrench. It will turn counterclockwise for removal and there will probably be a removal direction arrow on it's face. After getting that off, remove the Torx screws holding the cover to the engine. The starter unit should be mounted inside as it mates with the top of the flywheel to start the motor. Remember to preload tension (5-7 turns) on the starter unit. Make sure the handle is installed. Jam the unit with a screwdriver or vise grips so you can insert and tie off the new rope. Then remove jam device and let recoil pull your new rope into place while holding the handle. Reassemble and you are done. Disassembly requires Torx head drivers
Posted on Nov 08, 2010
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 15, 2017 | Garden
Jun 08, 2015 | Garden
May 22, 2011 | Poulan/Weed Eater No. Bvm200le 711482 24cc...
Jun 03, 2010 | Poulan Featherlite Gas Blower, with Low...
May 09, 2010 | Garden
Nov 24, 2009 | Poulan Featherlite Gas Blower, with Low...
Sep 17, 2009 | Poulan/Weed Eater #Wt200 711724 24cc Gas...
Aug 13, 2009 | Ryobi 30 Cubic Centimeter Curved Shaft Gas...
69 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!