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Trimmer does not cut

We used the trimmer once only and now we try to use it again and it does not cut anymore. We tried to clean it with a brush but it does not change anything.

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  • spifer2005 May 11, 2010

    Are your blades moving back and forth at all? it may just need oiled if they are not.

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Have you oiled it?

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