TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Hi, I have a TB360 190CC. For the past couple years when I am cutting with it, it rattles like a chain a loose. Once I tighten the pull start assemble rope and hold the rattle disappears. I am wondering if I were to buy a hole new pull start assembly will this rattle disappear, or is there a chance it is something else. Pull start assembly is in good shape.
Thanks in advance.
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Please post the engine numbers so we can see what recoil system you have.
 

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Sorry I am new not sure if this tells you. 3F72E00B-6E84-4CBA-A148-7884082A4C74.jpeg
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Look on The metal housing which has the recoil attached for the engine numbers. The pic you posted is an EPA tag only.
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Probably just needs the pull rope wound one loop tighter.
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Or there could be some slop in the rivets that bolt the starter on to the housing.
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Look on The metal housing which has the recoil attached for the engine numbers. The pic you posted is an EPA tag only.
Ok I found the Engine Model is 121S 02 0068 F1
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Probably just needs the pull rope wound one loop tighter.
Can this be done without disconnecting the rope and putting it back through the holes? Sorry I am trying to learn how to work on this stuff
 

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  • / TB360 Rattles when running until I pull on rope to tighten then stops
Can you take a pic of the top of the engine? So we can see the starter better?
 
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