Poulan Pro 5020AV Starter Hub cracked

schlot Posted By schlot, Feb 5, 2013 at 7:02 PM

  1. schlot

    schlot
    Minister of Fire 2.
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    Nov 21, 2011
    771
    490
    Loc:
    Iowa
    When I went to start the Poulan this weekend, the starter rope came out but wouldn't retract. I pulled the cover and found the starter hub has a small crack in it and out of plane. I thought I would dismantle it and reset it before buying a new part. It's hard to see the crack and offset but the "H" printed on the inside cover is hard to miss.

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  2. MasterMech

    MasterMech
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    Poulan is part of Husqvarna Outdoor Power Inc. ;)

    There were more than a couple low-end Huskies that were little more than "borrowed" Poulan saws wrapped in spiffy orange plastic.
     
  3. schlot

    schlot
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 21, 2011
    771
    490
    Loc:
    Iowa
    I didn't know that. I backed off the retaining screw and the hub popped into place. Probably good for now, but I will have to order a new part in case it happens again.
     

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