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Ryobi whipper snipper cutter spinning not engaging

Drive shaft inside does not seem to be making enough contact with the head cutter . it engages after i pull it apart and put it back together and then as soon as I rev it up the drive at the bottom disengages.But it still spins, free wheeling so to speak.

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  • bikerdudejam Jan 19, 2009

    This is tha same problem I am having with a McCulloch TM-210 Strimmer

  • JERRY ABELL
    JERRY ABELL May 11, 2010

    hello! could you ley me know whot brand of trimmer you have.thay have different setups on heads.

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SOURCE: shaft disengages and trimmer head stops spinning

something wrong with your cintrifical force clutch . it is problably set too loose so the the shaft wont engage

Posted on May 12, 2010

bbreton
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SOURCE: how do i replace a shaft for ryobi whipper snipper

I never heard it called a whipper snipper before but I am on this side of the ocean. you should be able to go to www.ryobiuk.com. Put in your model number and you should find a parts list for it.
HTH
Good Day. mate

Posted on Oct 28, 2009

evwood
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SOURCE: pretensioning starter cord on ryobi whipper snipper.

This was answered in a previous solution

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Ryobi RLT30CESNB whipper snipper. Had it

hello,,There are only three things to cause trimmer head not to turn.
1.Outer shaft has sliped down from engine because screw has fallen out and ring has come loose,
2.Shaft has broken due to excess stress,such as putting on a differant trimmer head or binding up,
3.Trimmer head striped.
hope this helps,any comments welcome,thank you.

Posted on Feb 23, 2012

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SOURCE: Ryobi Whipper Snipper starts, runs but doesn't like to rev, as if it's either flooding or sucking too much air

you've answered your question i would be inclined to be looking at adjusting the high low idle mixture settings and checking for a good spark also check the exhaust is free of obstruction may have a blockage

Posted on Jul 18, 2012

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