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05-08-06, 01:13 PM   #1  
pull cord

Hi i have an old lawnmower with a pull string i fixed the string put it back now the string wont retract.i tried rewinding and still
the same thing.its and old one has a picture of and indian on the top of it.
Thanks barry

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05-08-06, 03:29 PM   #2  
Did you wind the spring back up? Was the spring in good shape and not broken?

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05-08-06, 07:46 PM   #3  
Ive done lots of work on the springs and if its not binding up someplace then the spring isnt wound or its now wound enough. I did a 3.8hp techumseh and I wound it up and put it back together. Well I had to rip it apart again becuse it wasnt wound enough. This spring needs to be wound up alot more then you think, it will give your hands a workout. On my engine I had to wind it till it wouldnt turn no more.

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