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Tanaka gas trimmer...hard to start.

Ihttps://www.amazon.com/Tanaka-TCG22EASSLP-2-Stroke-Straight-Compliant/dp/B003JTGNQ4

mine has a few years on it though and this is the first issue that's come up. Up until this year, the trimmer...
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Thanks for correcting the link. In the picture,...

Thanks for correcting the link. In the picture, bottom left of the screen. The wheel slides on that axle and the hub goes into that little cap. I think it's like a dust The washer is in that cap...
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How to remove stuck washer?

Post #5 in the link, the third photo

The washer inside the cap is stuck in there, kinda off kilter. I tried tapping on higher side to try even it out but it won't give. I replaced the bushings...
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#13 is called a washer on the parts list and is...

#13 is called a washer on the parts list and is most likely what i am speaking of. at least in that location

@ Vermont

yes correct...schematic not pic could not think of the word.

It is...
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78742 This is the pic mentioned above.

78742

This is the pic mentioned above.
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Posted By longlegs

Too much play in steering wheel

I use a 22h46yt poulan pro mower. as stated in the title the steering wheel has excessive play. I looked and found a little "collar" along the steering shaft that fits into a bracket (see pic in...
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Thanks for the help. Using the thread chaser was...

Thanks for the help. Using the thread chaser was enough to get the threads repaired. The mower is up and running again. Only thing though, when replacing the plug I found that it required a bit...
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so, forcing the thread chaser past the tight spot...

so, forcing the thread chaser past the tight spot is not gonna create further issues?
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it is a small engine, I do not know how he would...

it is a small engine, I do not know how he would feel about taking things apart...



I was thinking that I should be able to do just enough to get those first few threads cut...or would that not...
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Posted By longlegs

Repair spark plug threads (port)

I was helping a friend do a tune up on his machine, the spark plug came off as it should, but the new one would not catch. We realized that the first few threads were destroyed and would need to be...
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So today I replaced the lower bearing on the...

So today I replaced the lower bearing on the spindle, to correct vibration problem . I put things back together and give it a whirl. The vibrations is not quite as noticeable and seemingly normal. ...
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OK so I had the deck off again, checked the belt...

OK so I had the deck off again, checked the belt routing and that the blades were correctly seated and securely tightened which they were. I did notice though, that the left hand blade had some play...
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it is a Poulan Pro with 22/46.

it is a Poulan Pro with 22/46.
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Posted By longlegs

I did get my yard cut, which takes about 1.5...

I did get my yard cut, which takes about 1.5 hours. The cut was smooth and even.


how are the blades checked for balance?
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Excessive Vibrations

I recently had the deck off to change the belt, along with some other maintenance items like filters, plugs and lube and tire pressure. I also had the blades sharpened. I put things back together...
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I was able to work that pulley by hand, but that...

I was able to work that pulley by hand, but that did not free up the lever.
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OK. thanks for speedy response. The belt is...

OK. thanks for speedy response.

The belt is the stock belt, has never been off the machine nor did it did not come completely off . Only that front pulley, I simply put it back on the pulley.
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Blown Fuses, stuck blade engage lever...

Today I had to replace the battery on my mower. Poulan Pro 22 hp, it has a BS V-twin OHC engine. This is the first battery replacement in 2+ years of ownership. The stock battery is rated at 230...
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Posted By longlegs

no, both hoses were the typical garden hose size...

no, both hoses were the typical garden hose size 3/4 inch. I was careful to lay them out straight so there were no kinks. Do not know how to explain.
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I tried both suggestions with varying results. ...

I tried both suggestions with varying results. Joining two garden hoses did not work very well because it did not provide constant high pressure output. I had to make a short run to HD, where I...
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Thanks guys. will give it a go with the two...

Thanks guys. will give it a go with the two garden hoses for now. Also, I think the additional high pressure hose suggestion is good too.
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Posted By longlegs

Pressure washer question.

I've recently acquired this pressure washer, to use around the house and such. There is this placard affixed to the unit that gives a few do's and don'ts.

I am interested in the one about...
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ok thanks guys. does anyone here reuse the air...

ok thanks guys. does anyone here reuse the air filter?. I bought new, but it was brought to my attention that they can be reused after being washed out with dish washing detergent.
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Mower "tune up" question.

Ok, so it that time again, I am about to get my machine out of storage and ready to go. At the end of last season, I know that I should have changed the oil before storing, but did not. So my...
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Posted By longlegs

spike I guess... the aerator is barrel shaped...

spike I guess... the aerator is barrel shaped with these triangular wedges all around.
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