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Echo Seized!

July 1 2017 at 5:37 PM

Dean  (Login purplelab)

Would anyone know if its easy replacing the clutch in an Echo CS-370 or should I have a Echo dealer do it? I think it seized. I can't pull the starter cord. Its about 7 years old, Thanks

 
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Jeff
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Re: Echo Seized!

July 1 2017, 10:44 PM 

just buy a new one not worth the time and money to fix it.

 
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brett
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Re: Echo Seized!

July 2 2017, 10:13 AM 

Sounds much more likely that the motor is seized and not the clutch. You should still be able to pull over a saw with a stuck clutch specially if the bar and chain are off.

 
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joe king
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Re: Echo Seized!

July 2 2017, 12:31 PM 


Brett's right, Jeff's wrong!) a clutch is very simple to change (and cheap) but it should still pull over with a bad clutch, did you try taking the spark plug out then give it a pull? That'll narrow it down.

 
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Dean
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Re: Echo Seized!

July 3 2017, 9:45 AM 

I will do that today!
But I can pull the chain around the bar by hand but cant pull the cord.

 
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Dean
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Re: Echo Seized!

July 3 2017, 6:31 PM 

Took the plug out but still could'nt pull the cord so I'm guessing the motor seized.

 
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