SST XT-25 Pull Starter and DIY problems

Featherlite SST XT-25

From: Dave W.

I’ve had this trimmer since ’96. Never had a problem with it. Now the pull starter won’t engage, rope is fine albeit a little oily. Clicks as I pull it but just won’t hook up and grab motor. Might it just need cleaning or is it AFU? I’m pretty handy at DIY if I can find a parts diagram to refer to. Thanks for any help or advice you can offer. Yours, Dave.

Hi Dave,
I guess acronym AFU stands (politely said) for something like cannot be repaired. As you said, cleaning it is a better idea- why would you pay for something new when you can fix it yourself? Here’s parts list for: carburetor, engine, or handle. You can contact again and send us any part you need (by number) to get it’s actual serial number or link to order it.

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