Introduction

This guide will show how to take apart and repair the small engine recoil starter on a lawn mower.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • To begin the repair remove the protective casing. (This removal may vary with different lawnmowers.)

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  • Locate the recoil housing cap.

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  • Carefully remove the housing cap. (Removal may vary)

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  • After removing the recoil, unscrew the cap that holds the pulley to the recoil starter housing.

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  • Untie the knot in the rope and slide it out of the housing.

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  • With this particular model there is a middle lock piece. Use a socket wrench to unscrew and release the coil.

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  • Once unscrewed, remove the metal piece which releases the tension on the coil.

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  • At this point add the new coil to the housing base. Snap the coil into position where the old on was.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

James Marmaud

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