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Gh1000 Line feed just continuously feeds. burning through line like crazy. how can I adjust how and when it feeds new line?

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There is a spring inside the button on bottom. If it is missing broken or not seated properly the line will feed continuously.
First try tapping the bottom to set the button. Then inspect the line feed assembly.
good luck

Posted on May 06, 2013

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SOURCE: I am trying to spool

Yes, it does feed automatically.
Please make sure the trimming line spooled in your spool regularly.

If above does not work, please go to service center to change a lever inside spool housing.

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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SOURCE: automatic line feed melts together -will not feed- second trimmer to do this

The talcum powder fix that I gave for line feed problems works for this problem too. The powder lubricates the line, eliminating the friction that melts the line. They are essentially just two parts of the same problem.

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Line gets tangled in gear under feed spool

Problem solved. We noticed something was broken off a small part inside the spool holder. My husband took it to the local hardware store, and one of the employees gave him the part from a trimmer that had been returned.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: String continuously feeds and cuts

sounds like something is out of place. try again.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: On GH1000 Type 4 Line will not feed out, the spool

  • The first two things I think of when I hear this is that either the wrong cord or size of cord was used. The other thing is that perhaps the cord loosened up in the spool and is jammed up. I will list the style and size or cord below and the steps to rewind the spool again. Make sure of the size and rewind the spool and see if that helps. I suspect it will.

  1. When you rewind your spool you want to use .080 diameter round line only.
  2. Wind the line in the outside of the spool first going with the arrows.
  3. First insert the line into the little slot about 1/4" and then.
  4. Now fill the outside of the spool until the line reaches the notches making sure not to over fill or it will jam up.
  5. When you have reached the notch on the outside fill spot then stick the end of the line in the notch on the rim of the spool.
  6. Now take a separate piece of line and repeat on the inside of the spool.
  • On a side note I would like to add that this same thing with this trimmer has been a defect that has happened to hundreds of people, Lots of complaints. Some folks call this dangerous because of the spool. If you have everything as I stated above then it is going to be a defective item and you will want to contact Black and Decker to discuss an exchange or a refund. It's nothing you have done. It is not a well put together item.
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  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.

Regards, Tony

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

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