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post #1 of 4 Old 09-30-2014, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
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Question Replace Starter Cord Pull?


I'm giving my old snowblower to a friend of mine, but last year when I pulled the starter cord the cord broke off.

Is it fairly easy to put on a new starter cord? If he took this in; how much would something like this cost to repair?

I still have the old starter cord string and the plastic pull piece too; so I'm not sure if they can still use this to fix it.

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I would replace the rope. If you try reusing the old one it will be too short and it is still old and brittle. It shouldn't take more than a half hour to fix and cost is probably only a couple dollars for a piece of rope.

If you take it in somewhere it will probably be an easy $25 - $75.

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This may help. Beyond that this is a case where YouTube can be a hero.
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I use para cord to replace starter cord, where I can. You would have to be the 500 lb gorilla in the room to break that.

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