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My echo 400 chainsaw was working great and then it shut off. Now I cant pull the starter cord to start the engine. I pulled off the cover and it looks like the 2 pawls inside are engaged so that the spool will not turn..,...

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This does not sound good, start by removing the starter, try to turn the engine by hand turning the flywheel, move it back and forth incase there is somthing trapped between the flywheel, if you cannot turn the engine this way, then somthing bad has happened inside the engine, it will now require a strip down to find out exactley what has happened

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