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I have a 3 year old Yardman lawnmower with a Kohler XT7

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I have a 3 year old Yardman lawnmower with a Kohler XT7 engine on it. The rope on the rewind broke. I removed the plastic trim piece on top of the engine to reveal the 3 mounting bolts that hold the gas tank on as well as the rewind assembly. The problem I have is when I try to loosen the 3 nuts, the stud or bolt that these nuts fasten to also turns. Therefore the nuts won't come loose or off so I can remove the rewind assembly. Any suggestions ?
Wayne Dokken
Benson, MN.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

HI I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

2 things to do

1st , tighten them until you see the nut move and not the stud

the loose the nut

2nd remove the studs with the nuts

then you can hold the studs with vise grips and remove the nuts

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.


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