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Starter rope on Troybilt TB575SS

My pull rope will not rewind on mt trimmer. Help please.

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  • chancechase Nov 29, 2008

    boscia,



    Thanks for your suggestions. Since I first posted this problem I bought a new copy of the trimmer because I have the pole saw attachment. A serviceman I spoke with told me that the entire rope assembly would have to be replaced in the old one and would cost about $45 for the part. I kept the old one and have not yet opened the new one and plan to tinker around with the old one before using the new one. I thing the gears on the rope hub are stripped.

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Try removing the starter housing, inside will be a large white or black wheel, visually inspect to make sure the componets are not damaged and that nothing jamming it. try using a lithium spray grease to lubricate the componets. if it still doesn't work the inner coil is probably damaged or came off track. it is very difficult to fix or replace this coil. i suggest taking to your nearest service center but if you would like to try it yourself, let me know and i will give you further instructions.

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