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Craftman weedacker I own a sears weedwacker, model 358.791030, and the pull cord broke. I need to know how to remove the assembly-clutch cover.

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  • Thomas J. Hebert Oct 04, 2008

    how do I keep the clutch from turning when I try to unscrew the torsk nut.

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HI,

You need a long narrow 20T tork wrench to remove the clutch bell.Most stores that sell tools should have them. You stick the wrench down the opening of the clutch bell (where the shaft normally goes), hold the flywheel so it doesn't turn (a screwdriver will work) and then unscrew the screw that holds the clutch bell on.

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  • Hole in the end of the clutch housing where the cable slides in has a # 20 torx screw in there.
  • Pull the spark plug, stuff some rewind starter rope in the plug hole, use a water pump pliers and turn off the clutch plate(s). NOTE: curved shaft trimmer will be a standard right-hand thread, straight shaft will be a left-hand thread.

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