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the starter rope came loose on my bronco tb70ss weedeater.

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have nthe motor separated from...
the starter rope came loose on my bronco tb70ss weedeater. have nthe motor separated from the shaft.. cant get the red cover off to access the spring assited rope area. what next
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Take a length of clean cord like starter rope and place it in the spark plug hole to function as a piston stop to keep the engine from turning. Leave enough hanging out for easy removal. Down inside the end of the clutch drum where the drive shaft was is a screw holding it in place. It will be a Torx T-20. Once the drum is off you can use a flat punch and hammer carefully on the center body of the clutch to remove it in the direction the arrow shows. Optionally on some clutches you can use a crescent on the flat part in the center if you have enough to grab. Do not remove the springs. The clutch serves as a flywheel nut.

 

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