Poulan Pro Pole Pruner Rewind Spring Replacement #545008013

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the rewind spring on Poulan Pro pole pruners with string trimmer attachment. The most common reason for replacing the spring is if it is worn out or broken, causing the rope to not rewind and the engine to not start.

All of the information in this rewind spring replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Poulan, Craftsman, Poulan Pro, Husqvarna

Tools used: Torx head screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, towel

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the rewind spring on your string trimmer and pruner first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Remove the screws securing the recoil starter assembly.
4
Pull the recoil starter off and set it on a sturdy surface.
5
Untie the knot securing the starter rope to the handle and remove the handle.
6
Now hold the recoil starter pulley and slowly release the tension on the spring if still intact.
7
Remove the starter assembly screw and pull off the starter hub and starter hub spring.
8
Gently remove the recoil starter pulley.
9
Now carefully remove the old rewind spring from the cover be aware the coiled spring can cause injury so use eye protection and use a towel to help contain the spring.
10
You’re now ready to install the new rewind spring.
11
Carefully remove the spring from the shrink-wrap.
12
Align the hook in the spring with the slot in the cover as you gently push the coiled spring out of the plastic retainer and into place.
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Be aware this can be quite difficult.
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Making sure the rope is secured in the notch align the recoil starter pulley and rotate it until the new rewind spring catches onto the pulley tab.
15
Replace the starter hub spring and starter hub.
16
Hold the pulley as you secure the screw.
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Now rotate the pulley counter-clockwise approximately three-or-four times to put tension on the spring.
18
Release the end of the rope from the notch in the pulley and feed it through the hole in the starter housing.
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Insert the end of the rope into the handle and tie a knot to secure.
20
Confirm that the recoil assembly rotates freely.
21
Realign the assembly on the main housing.
22
Replace the screws to secure.
23
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your string trimmer and pruner should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the rewind spring on Poulan Pro pole pruners with string trimmer attachment. The most common reason for replacing the spring is if it is worn out or broken, causing the rope to not rewind and the engine to not start.

All of the information in this rewind spring replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Poulan, Craftsman, Poulan Pro, Husqvarna

Tools used: Torx head screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, towel
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the rewind spring on your string trimmer and pruner first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Remove the screws securing the recoil starter assembly.
4
Pull the recoil starter off and set it on a sturdy surface.
5
Untie the knot securing the starter rope to the handle and remove the handle.
6
Now hold the recoil starter pulley and slowly release the tension on the spring if still intact.
7
Remove the starter assembly screw and pull off the starter hub and starter hub spring.
8
Gently remove the recoil starter pulley.
9
Now carefully remove the old rewind spring from the cover be aware the coiled spring can cause injury so use eye protection and use a towel to help contain the spring.
10
You’re now ready to install the new rewind spring.
11
Carefully remove the spring from the shrink-wrap.
12
Align the hook in the spring with the slot in the cover as you gently push the coiled spring out of the plastic retainer and into place.
13
Be aware this can be quite difficult.
14
Making sure the rope is secured in the notch align the recoil starter pulley and rotate it until the new rewind spring catches onto the pulley tab.
15
Replace the starter hub spring and starter hub.
16
Hold the pulley as you secure the screw.
17
Now rotate the pulley counter-clockwise approximately three-or-four times to put tension on the spring.
18
Release the end of the rope from the notch in the pulley and feed it through the hole in the starter housing.
19
Insert the end of the rope into the handle and tie a knot to secure.
20
Confirm that the recoil assembly rotates freely.
21
Realign the assembly on the main housing.
22
Replace the screws to secure.
23
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your string trimmer and pruner should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
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$29.18
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$46.58
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