Asked by: Quirino Gesslein
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020

How do you replace a pull cord on a Honda lawn mower?

Unscrew the three nuts holding the starter to the engine housing, using a socket wrench. Remove the starter, turn it over and pull out all of the old starter cord. Use needle-nose pliers to pry the knot out of the pulley hub if necessary.

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Beside this, how long is the pull cord on a lawn mower?

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Secondly, can you start a lawn mower without a pull cord? This work is pretty easy to do, but you might also have a bent crankshaft, which will need to be fixed by an experienced small-engine repair guy. Or you might consider buying a new mower without a cord. You can take your pick of electric or battery-powered models, as well as gas mowers with electric starting.

Herein, why won't the cord pull on the lawn mower?

The crankshaft is connected to the blade shaft on your recoil start walk behind lawn mower, so if the pull cord is stuck, it could be because something is blocking the movement of the blade. Clean out any grass or rocks that may be locking up the blade.

How do you fix a recoil starter?

A small tab on the pulley can cut your hand if you accidentally let go of the recoil starter when it is tensioned.

  1. Remove the recoil housing cap. Unscrew the cap that holds the pulley to the recoil starter housing.
  2. Untie the rope.
  3. Re-tension the spring.
  4. Attach the cap.
  5. Reinstall the rope.
  6. Coil the cord.

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