What Size Starter Rope Should My Lawn Mower, Snow Blower or Other Equipment Use?

When replacing the starter rope on your push mower, riding mower, small engine, chainsaw, trimmer or snow blower please refer to the following starter rope size chart to help in selecting the proper starter rope for your application.

SIZE APPLICATION
#3 (3/32″ diameter) Grass trimmers and small 2-cycle engines
#3-1/2 (7/64″ diameter) Grass trimmers and small 2-cycle engines
#4 (1/8″ diameter) Chainsaws and larger 2-cycle engines
#4-1/2 (9/64″ diameter) Chainsaws and larger 2-cycle engines
#4-1/2 (9/64″ diameter) 4-cycle push mower small engines
#5 (5/32″ diameter) 4-cycle push mower small engines
#5-1/2 (11/64″ diameter) 4-cycle push mower small engines
#6 (3/16″ diameter) Most larger 4-cycle engines
#7 (7/32″ diameter) Most larger 4-cycle engines

If you need help or have any questions about what size starter rope you need for your application please contact us via phone, send us an email or use the comments section below.

-Jack

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