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I have an echo gt 2000 weed eater. I was using it the other day and it was working great and all of a sudden the trimmer head would not spin. What could it be?

When it idles the trimmer head doesn't spin but when you give it gas , it is suppose to spin

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One of two things has happened. 1 the trimmer head has melted where it gets driven by the shaft and needs to be replaced or 2 you have a fault in the drive line

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They usually have a hex-head bolt cast inside the plastic knob, the head starts spinning inside. You might be able to loosen the knob by gripping it with Vice-Grips really tight, then get a new knob. Should be right-hand thread.

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rotate attatchment head slightly while inserting driveshaft

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Sounds like the clutch has taken a long trip south. If the clutch pads are not wore out, try some wd40 on the pad hinges.

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Usually the diaphram is wore out. It is a relatively inexpensive part. Does it run better with a little choke? If the answer is yes chances are it's the diaphram. Also sometimes the adjustment screws can move. There are two, one for low speed, and one for high. With the engine warmed up make small movements on the screws (some are marked low, and high) in, and out adjust til the engine runs at its optimum.
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