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Flex shaft came loose inside aluminum curved shaft

The haed on my home lite trimmer was not spinning. Took it apart and the flexible shaft is not attached to the post assembly where the head attaches thus no motion. Can an entire new shaft be bought aluminum outer shell too with flex shaft attached? I don't have puller to remove post assembly to be able to reattach flex shaft.

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  • ronerickson May 23, 2009

    Thanks so much. I'd done a search but couldn't find parts site. Thank you again . $42 part + 11.50 shipping beats getting a new one for $170. Thanks again!


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Here's a link to the homelite parts catalog site online.
You'll need your model # to look up exploded parts diagram for your trimmer, but you should be able to get any of the parts you need there.
On the other hand, depending on your location, a local repair shop, tool rental business or even a small auto or machine shop might be happy to do the repair and order the parts for you. I'd make some inquiries first, though, as at that point a new trimmer might be cheaper...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!



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