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One small two-stroke engine, the spark plugs becomed gummed quite fast. It is a recommended maintenance procedure to replace them yearly. This is often neglected.

I would recommend replacing the spark plugs, it is cheap to do so and should be done regardless.

Another suggestions is to check your fuel mixture. Ensure that you are using the correct mixture of fuel and oil. Too much oil can hinder the detonating ability of the fuel and make it harder to start.

IF the trimmer was stopped VERY suddenly by jamming or stopping the trimming end, you may have damaged the starting mechanism.

As always, start with the easy and required steps.

Hope this helps.

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