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cable of my lawn mower is stuck

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cable of my lawn mower is stuck
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 8 years ago
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Is the cable stuck and will not pull back or is it pulled back and is stuck?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
It is pull back and stuck, which is bizarre since it is new and worked well a few times. I wanted to open up and check but it is fastened at construction
Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 8 years ago
If it is stuck pulled back then it may be the flywheel brake sticking. The entire top of the engine has to be taken off to get to it.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
That was not that. It was simply that Thére was too much grass stuck under the mower!
Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 8 years ago
The cable for the engine safety that you pull should not go under the deck nor should it have anything to do with the cable. I would be interested to see a picture of where the excessive grass build up caused the cable to stick for future reference.
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