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I have a wood splitter with a 11.5 b7s engine that kicks back…

I have a wood splitter...
I have a wood splitter with a 11.5 b7s engine that kicks back when trying to start it . Breaks the start assembly a3n even my finger, Took it to an authorized dealer and had it timed but still back-fired , ripping the the cord out of my hand. Whats wrong ? Rick
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He may have checked the timing. But there is no way to reset the timing unless he charged you for a flywheel key that was sheared. The problems sounds more like you have valves that need to be adjusted.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Amboy Saw and Serv ice set the timing mark and adjusted the valves . Brought it home and the fiirst crank it kicked back .

If you are confident that the valves are set correctly then the pump for the splitter may be the problem.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Thank you. I'm betting the fly wheel key is the problem , Told them I was bringing it back this A.M. I'm sure the key isn't sheared but maybe loose or wor n. Runs fine

once I get it running. This has been a problem since I bought it new and it doesn't have that many hours on it.

Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Thank you. I'm betting the fly wheel key is the problem , Told them I was bringing it back this A.M. I'm sure the key isn't sheared but maybe loose or wor n. Runs fine

once I get it running. This has been a problem since I bought it new and it doesn't have that many hours on it. P.S.--I'll give you feed back if I get it fixed . Thanks for the help. Rick

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