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The rope attached to my recoil starter is in the out position and doesn't not retract. What should I do for my Craftman 26" Snow Thrower Model 247.88691?

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You need to remove the starter assembly from the engine and repair the problem. You can replace the recoil starter as a complete assembly if you want.

I am sending some images showing the procedure for replacing the starter rope. Following these steps should help you find the problem with the starter.

The part number for a complete rewind starter is 951-10658 and the price is $51.40. You can order the starter at

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by Manage My Life
December 23rd, 2011
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