Ryobi pull string engine won't "catch"


Old 06-28-09, 08:05 AM
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Ryobi pull string engine won't "catch"

Trimmer/edger was working fine, but the pull string won't catch after stopping to replace the trimmer string. Any ideas?
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Old 06-28-09, 11:36 PM
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It could be the little ratcheting dogs on the flywheel are just stuck in the out position. On some models you can see them through cooling vents behind the pull rope, and unstick them with a screwdriver and lube them with some spray.

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