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I have a generator with a 10 hp Subaru/ Robin engine. The pull cord keeps breaking . I am using a 3/16 braided cord 22 Lb . Is this the right cord or do I have another problem

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

It is a coleman powermate 5000 roughly 2009 model

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

Yes it just needs a cord . I keep replacing and it keeps breaking . Not sure why

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If the rope keeps breaking and not just pulling out, there is another issue. Something on the starter housing is cutting the rope. Check the holes where rope goes through to verify there are no sharp edges
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