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Hello all so I picked this up out the trash, It looks to be from the 80s but not sure. So the problem is when I pull the cord there is no resistant's, but it does recoil back. Now I assume that it did work up till that point, cause when I check the fluids its all clear and fresh, even the oil looks brand new. Also is this a good machine, and worth the fix of what people say it maybe? ANY info on this or manuals would be great. I love these old machine and would love to bring it to a roar again, thank you all.








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Any pictures?
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Pictures don't load for me. But, based on the lack of resistance when pulling the recoil, sounds like there is no compression. Might be a stuck valve, bad head gasket, no/loose spark plug, or worn piston.
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Seeing as though your pictures don't show,and even if they did,a make and model number from the chassis tag would be handy.
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Are you sure the pawls in the pull starter are engaging? Unbolt the pull start housing and look at the back of it and you should see 3 plastic wings advance outward when you pull on the rope. If they aren't either they are just stuck and need a shot of WD40 or the spring is weak.
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No spark plug should be easy to check...
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I sent an email to admin. it wont let me something about a token. im still waiting to hear back sorry. but it looks to be a old craftsman drift breaker.
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Pictures don't load for me. But, based on the lack of resistance when pulling the recoil, sounds like there is no compression. Might be a stuck valve, bad head gasket, no/loose spark plug, or worn piston.
Well that sounds crappy. I was looking online abit and someplaces were saying a starter clutch is that a possibility or no?
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No spark plug should be easy to check...
That wouldnt have anything to do with tension on the pulley
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Seeing as though your pictures don't show,and even if they did,a make and model number from the chassis tag would be handy.

I cant post, something about a security tag is missing. but heres the serial number 536.918300. hope that helps
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