What is the purpose of a pull starter?

How does a pulling mechanism work on a lawn mower?

  • Also known as a recoil start, the pulling mechanism consists of a few different parts that work together to allow a user to start the mower engine. Understanding how the mechanism works will help when it becomes necessary to make basic repairs, including those for a broken starter cord.

What is a Stihl recoil pull start kit?

  • Starter kits come with everything you need to replace the mechanism on your current chainsaw, including screws, nuts and bolts as well as installation instructions. With a little effort, you can install STIHL recoil pull starts from the comfort of your own home.

How much does a pull starter weigh?

  • The pullstarter (without drill attached) weighs about 3.8Kg (8.5Lbs). It has a pull length of 57 CM (22.5 Inches). Connecting a drill to the unit will allow you to continuously pull the cord on your engine until the engine starts. The unit is supplied with 3 cord guides.

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