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Echo Leaf Blower Won't Start? Recoil Starter Pulley P022019690

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the recoil starter pulley on an Echo leaf blower. The most common reason for replacing the recoil starter pulley is when it is broken or stuck, causing the leaf blower engine to not start.

All of the information for this recoil starter pulley replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Echo

Tools needed: T-25 Torx bit screwdriver, spring clamp, Phillips-head screwdriver, pliers

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the starter pulley in your leaf blower make sure the engine has cooled and the on-off switch is in the “off” position.
2
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the fuel tank support plate.
3
Pull the plate off then remove the top screws securing the recoil starter.
4
Pull the starter free and set it on a sturdy surface.
5
Extend the starter rope and use a spring clamp to secure it.
6
Untie the knot and slide off the handle.
7
Remove the clamp and carefully release the tension on the spring.
8
Use a phillips-head screwdriver to remove the screw securing the starter pulley.
9
Lift out the pulley and unwind the rope.
10
You can use pliers to fully remove the rope from the old pulley.
11
Install the new starter pulley by first inserting the rope through the hole in the designated right side of the pulley.
12
Seat the knotted end.
13
With the knot facing upward, wind the rope counter-clockwise around the pulley.
14
Position the new pulley in the starter housing and rotate counter-clockwise until it hooks onto the spring.
15
Continue to rotate the pulley counter-clockwise approximately one-and-a-half turns then insert the rope through the hole in the housing.
16
Hold the pulley in place as you thread and tighten the screw to secure.
17
Use the spring clamp to secure the rope and slide on the handle.
18
Tie a knot at the end of the rope to secure the handle.
19
Remove the clamp and confirm that the rope moves freely.
20
Reposition the starter on the engine housing.
21
Rethread and tighten the screws at the top.
22
Realign the support plate and secure it with the screws.
23
With the repair completed turn the on-off switch to the “on” position and your leaf blower should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the recoil starter pulley on an Echo leaf blower. The most common reason for replacing the recoil starter pulley is when it is broken or stuck, causing the leaf blower engine to not start.

All of the information for this recoil starter pulley replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Echo

Tools needed: T-25 Torx bit screwdriver, spring clamp, Phillips-head screwdriver, pliers
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the starter pulley in your leaf blower make sure the engine has cooled and the on-off switch is in the “off” position.
2
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the fuel tank support plate.
3
Pull the plate off then remove the top screws securing the recoil starter.
4
Pull the starter free and set it on a sturdy surface.
5
Extend the starter rope and use a spring clamp to secure it.
6
Untie the knot and slide off the handle.
7
Remove the clamp and carefully release the tension on the spring.
8
Use a phillips-head screwdriver to remove the screw securing the starter pulley.
9
Lift out the pulley and unwind the rope.
10
You can use pliers to fully remove the rope from the old pulley.
11
Install the new starter pulley by first inserting the rope through the hole in the designated right side of the pulley.
12
Seat the knotted end.
13
With the knot facing upward, wind the rope counter-clockwise around the pulley.
14
Position the new pulley in the starter housing and rotate counter-clockwise until it hooks onto the spring.
15
Continue to rotate the pulley counter-clockwise approximately one-and-a-half turns then insert the rope through the hole in the housing.
16
Hold the pulley in place as you thread and tighten the screw to secure.
17
Use the spring clamp to secure the rope and slide on the handle.
18
Tie a knot at the end of the rope to secure the handle.
19
Remove the clamp and confirm that the rope moves freely.
20
Reposition the starter on the engine housing.
21
Rethread and tighten the screws at the top.
22
Realign the support plate and secure it with the screws.
23
With the repair completed turn the on-off switch to the “on” position and your leaf blower should be ready for use.
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