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Pull starter rope on Ryobi weed eater

Posted by mick_2010 (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 7, 10 at 13:02

A friend tried to help me out while I was on grandfather duty and did something to my 4 cycle ryobi weed eater so that the pull cord is stuck and will not pull out. I cannot find a repair man close (live way out in country) and was going to take it apart myself. Any ideas????
Manual does not have any information on pull cords being frozen.


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RE: Pull starter rope on Ryobi weed eater

One loop of the pull-cord probably slipped off of the pulley, jamming the mechanism. Freeing it up should be easy and obvious when you remove the rewind assembly.


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