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Yard Machine pull chord won't pull


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08-03-04, 03:13 PM   #1  
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Yard Machine pull chord won't pull

I bought a walk behind mulching mower this spring. 4.5 horsepower B&S. The last time I used it I shut it off and then realized that I needed to cut an area I missed. Pulled on chord but it wouldn't budge. I thought okay hot night , vapor lock or something and put it away. Forgot about it and got mower out last evening to cut grass. Still unable to pull chord. Any ideas?

 
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08-03-04, 03:16 PM   #2  
Either the brake cable isn't doing it's intended job or you've run the engine low on oil...hopefully the former, as a low oil problem spells $$$. How is the oil level? Post back and let us know.

 
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08-03-04, 03:39 PM   #3  
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Okay, oil wasn't entirely low, but added some. disconnected spark and turned blade. Reconnected spark and pulled chord, it started!!! Now we'll see if everything continues okay. Thanks.

 
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