HOW TO Repair The Pull Cord On Your Lawnmower With Briggs & Stratton 3.5 Classic Engine




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Race Vanderdecken: Great instructions and good production value with great editing. Thank you.

Crisanto Villarreal: I have tried to do this to my lawnmower but when I put the 5/16 socket with the cap back on the spring will not retract ... any ideas. 

Luis Hernandez: good job

Dick Gozinya: On my 5hp Briggs horizontal shaft tiller, the rope never breaks but the pawls P/N (281505s) come flying off, the pulley (498144) shatters and the friction plate (692299) breaks. It's broke for the third time right now. Now I just put the knot of the string in the flywheel notch, wind it myself and start it old school. Friggin idiots decided plastic parts were cool to connect to a metal crankshaft to start a gas engine with 110lbs of compression. Assholes. You can pull it slowly to get past the compression stroke and then yank it but if you catch it again during the pull, stuff starts breaking. These return start rope gizmos were ALWAYS pieces of junk. Hence all the repair videos. My hardly used Honda Power washer is on it's second complete assembly now.

Ashin C: Thank you!

Benjamin Franzmayr: Thank you very much! This helped me fix my lawnmower when I thought that I couldn't do it myself. 

Michael Halsall: Great video! I am keeping an aged B &S 3.5 HP Classic ( 95902) powered lawn-mower going. This video has shown me the correct way to remove the cowling and service everything underneath it.

slowtraincoming: Great video. Thank you for clear explanation even of simple steps. I am not mechanically inclined and have difficulty with even the simplest of repairs. This video was just what I needed. Thank you for your time and expertise and the production of the video is great also.

Adams Morgan Suites: I truly appreciate you taking the time to make these videos. As a 'closet do-it-yourselfer', you make things very easy....Thanks much!

Dawn Fitzgerald: Perfect instructions. Thanks for sharing your knowledge!!!!!

maria santos: Thank you very much donyboy73.

Dick Gozinya: I see below even Briggs & Stratton has it's own repair and replace videos for these cheap, plastic part heavy, poorly designed, piece of crap rope pull starters. I'll bet they have a whole warehouse of replacement parts and laugh all the way to the bank. LMFAO....... That's pretty bad when the Manufacturer has to instruct YOU how to fix THEIR junk.

Matt Cruz: So much frustration saved. Thanks for the video...EXACTLY what I needed.

poltab7: THANK YOU!!!! Will this work for small snow throwers as well?

donyboy73: thanks

WallsBeeMan Durham: You know how to give good instructions as well as make a good vid. my toro is a model 20070. I'm a beekeeper & I've made several vids on honeybees. thanks for you info

Jen Klima: 1st, your video is great & I enjoyed listening to your calm (Canadian, I believe?) accent. We did did every step exactly, even checked at the end that the spring was tight enough to recoil the rope. Perfect. However, after screwing the top back on, we pull the cord a few times, the engine doesn't turn over, and then WHAM, the whole cord pulls to the very end and sticks there. It doesn't recoil. We take it all off, we do the process over again. BOOM. Same thing! What are we doing wrong??

El Raymundo: Hey, just wanted to say thank you for posting this. Your instructions were spot-on and I was successful fixing my mower. I'll add that the recommendation about burning the notch in the wheel was key! That made the job so much easier. Thanks again!!

Reese N.: hey, I watched several videos on how to replace the cord that my son broke, This video is the simplest to follow, so off I go to Lowes to get the cord, and I will let you know how the repair went.......

0135687589: Excellent video. It was very descriptive and helped me to get this done.

VideosbySteve: What if after pulling the cord the engine keeps spinning (but its still off)?

donyboy73: no video yet on the spring replacement

KRISTIE JEFFERIES: OMG! I almost love you.....but I need help. I followed the video and found my problem. The coil is no longer wound up, so I guess that's why my cord is not retracting. How do I fix that? Do you have a video for that? I'll search until I hear a response from you. Thanks so much for the video. New subscriber!

Jim Childs: Thank you, this helped.

gadawg3434: This guy is the best! Very clear instructions and tips! Thank you!

donyboy73: thanks, make sure to subscribe

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donyboy73: you're welcome

Agustin Flores: Sweet..

CraftinmineralMc: Way to go Dony! 30,000 subs! You should do a celebration vid

Tim Tereshchuk: I subscribed!

steven earnshaw: i got one of these motors one one of those green craftsman decks that rust a lot, it's not the original motor because they didn't put them in the green crapsman decks and it's crankshaft is way too short so it doesn't mow any grass the guy also wired it to full throttle and one wheel along with the axle have been ripped off the deck. runs good though. i suspect he's a drunk

donyboy73: you're welcome

jaden Quigley: Hi dony can i run a lawn mower engine without the blade on it

Mark Bajc: Thank you so much...amazing video, it helped me a lot!

priestjackie: It's appreciated more than u think I wish though it was a 3.75 B

donyboy73: you're welcome

donyboy73: thank you

Sabrina Sutton: Thank you for this video. It was extremely helpful in working on my lawnmower!

Ivan Marcial: Thank you for your video. I tried doing this on my own with poor results. now I'm ready to make the adjustments.

Gugnyr: Outstanding video. Turned an afternoon's worth of figuring it out and working on it into a few minutes of watching and a few minutes of work. Your videos are excellent. Keep up the good work!

donyboy73: hoping to, thanks!

Emcon4: Thanks a bunch. Very clear video helped me fix my broken pull cord. First time ever opening a lawnmower, let alone fixing something on it. Very helpful. Thanks

jstlvroflife: U are so precise , articulate and easy to listen to and follow instructions. You are a blessing because you have saved plenty of low income ppl to repair lawnmowers themselves..Thank you...

Patrick Besso: Thank you, great help!

kittehkitteh1: You have a nice tone and super calm demeanor while explaining all those important details. Do I detect a slight Swedish or German accent ?

donyboy73: no problem

SareysCrymsinCyanide: Hey man. I'm James (using my fiancees youtube account) and I need your help. My problem isn't with rope. It just won't start. I don't really understand what happened. it workd great, and then it just quit. I don't know what I'm doing and I really need your help. My lawn mower looks basically like the one you got here.

Doly Rakotomahenina: Wow, you are good at what you do. Thank you for your help, I will attempt this repair later today!

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