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Rick, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Outdoor Power Equipment technical trainer since 1990, covering eight states.
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Hi and good morning. I have a hayter harrier 41 serial 306r002377

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but have trouble starting it as the pull cord is it only pulls half way , it is very tight as if something is stopping it to come right out.
Please can you help as I would like to repair this myself

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
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replied 4 years ago.
Carol, remove the spark plug and see if the cylinder may have fluid in it keeping the unit from spinning. With the plug out, spin engine a few times, clean the spark plug and re-install and see if doesn't start!