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Poulan wildthing 18" chainsaw 40cc p4018wt. The cord wouldn't

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poulan wildthing 18" chainsaw 40cc p4018wt. The cord wouldn't pull to start it. Thought it was a tangled rope but when I took off the rope assembly it pulled & retracted fine. Clutch won't turn by hand tho. Do I have to replace the clutch? Could I have burned it out?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Remove the park plug and see if you can turn the flywheel. , 8f not the motor may be seized but I'll wait till I hear if that works
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Have you removed the spark lug and tried to turn it over ?