Craftsman 6.75hp Lawn Mower Starter Rope

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by NTG, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. NTG

    NTG LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Hello. I have a Craftsman 6.75hp lawn mower and last night when I was cutting the lawn ran over the starter rope. I managed to pull the rope out however now when I pull the starter rope it locks up and won't move. I was thinking I have to replace the pulley assembly but before I head off to Sears was hoping someone may have experienced the same issue and know exactly what I need to replace. Thanks in advance.
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    First of all can you clarify; How did you run over the rope ? Does it not hook into a holder on the handle ? When you ran it over did it get wrapped around the engine crankshaft while running ?
    These answers will give me a idea as to what may have been damaged.

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