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Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 13581
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Hope you are well. I am trying to fix my portable craftsman

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hello, hope you are well. I am trying to fix my portable craftsman generator with a briggs and stratton engine.
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 10-11 yrs old###-##-####model
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes, i am in florida.and there are a lot of others who need their generators repaired s
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: the plate pawl ratchett is causing the pawl ratchett to catch when pulling flywheel
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

What are the model, type and spec numbers of the engine itself?

I'm a bit confused as to the problem you are having. Could you please explain in more detail?

The pawls are supposed to catch when trying to start the engine.