repair clinic encourages you to perform
this procedure safely in this video we will show one or more
of these icons to alert you when to use caution before you begin the repair make sure
the engine has cooled and remove the wire and boot from the
spark plug your first step is to remove the starter
rope from the rope guide next remove the screws to release the
engine cover feed the starter handle through the
cover and set the cover aside now remove the screws securing the gas
tank and move the gas tank aside be aware that some gasoline may spill
out next removed the mounting screw securing
the dip stick to and remove the tube from the
engine keep in mind that some engine oil may
spill remove the bolts securing the blower
housing and pull the housing off depending on how the old recoil
starter is mounted remove the bolts to release it from the housing or use a
three sixteenth inch drill bit to drill out any rivets for spot welds make sure this is performed on a sturdy
surface you’re now ready to install the new
recoil starter correctly position the starter on the
blower housing and secure it with the provided washers
nuts and bolts position the blower housing on the
engine and secure the bolts carefully insert the dip stick tube
into the engine sump and secure the mounting screw reposition the gas tank and reinstall the screws feed the starter handle through the
engine cover then align the cover and secure it
with the screws loop the starter rope onto the guide and reattach the spark plug wire and boot