Fix Factor: EasyDuration: 25-30 minutesFrequency: As necessaryTools Required: Receptacle for draining fuel, Phillip's screwdriver, ratchet and socket set, Torx drivers, starter rope (or similar object), spark plug wrench or socket, adjustable pliers, long-nosed pliers, shop rags.
REPLACE STARTER CHORD:
Remove the rear cover.2. Remove the carburetor.3. Disconnect the clutch housing.4. Bind the engine.5. Remove the clutch drum.6. Remove the clutch.7. Remove the starter.8. Remove the starter handle.9. Remove the recoil pulley.10. Remove the starter rope.Installing the New Starter Rope
11. Install the starter rope.Reassembling the Unit
12. Install the recoil pulley.13. Install the starter handle.14. Reinstall the starter.15. Reinstall the clutch.16. Reinstall the clutch drum.17. Reinstall the spark plug.18. Reinstall the clutch housing.19. Reinstall the carburetor.20. Reinstall the rear cover.
Use long-nosed pliers to remove the washer from the shaft.
While applying steady upward pressure to the flywheel, firmly strike the end of the shaft with a rubber mallet until the flywheel breaks free. Several blows from the mallet may be necessary to free the flywheel from the engine assembly.