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I get no tension when I pull the cord. Just today yesterday…

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I get no tension...

I get no tension when I pull the cord

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Just today yesterday it was fine

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It worked fine last night and now no tension when pulling cord
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

Is the engine turning, jus thas no tension? If so, you may have a stuck valve, allowing no compression. ??

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The cord pull easy no tension like yesterday were is the valve
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Nothing turns over
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Were is the valve located
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

If the engine is not turning, the rope assembly can be damaged, but if the engine is turning, then the valves would be under the OHV cover. The rocker cover. Assuming this is an overhead valve engine. What is the engine make and model?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It's a troy built 210
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Could it have frozen open
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Are you still there?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

Valve could have stuck open. To access the engine you have to remove the top cover from the blower.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

I see the question is still open?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Problem fixed wasn't a valve
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

What was problem?

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