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im working on a poulan pro pp130 weed eater. the cord when you pull seems to only engage the motor at the last bit of rope? it won't start. Have checked gas its good.something with the cord or maybe compression?
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

Is rope just free and then it catches at last few inches? If so, the rope needs to be tightened in the housing. Which requires the mechanism be removed and the rope tested to add spring tension to it. Hard to start if it does not spin engine enough to run!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
is the adjustment of the rope and mechanism obvious once apart?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

Yes, rope needs to be wrapped tighter, and you can do it without having to remove the rope.

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