Question about Black & Decker 5.2 AMP 14-Inch Grass Hog Trimmer/Edger #GH700

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I have bleck and decker grass hog auto feed and it does not work

It does not auto feed. I took it to home depot and they told me that I am spooling it wrong on the reel so they did it for me. I brought it home and it still does not auto feed. Line stops coming out

The autofeed does not auto feed. I have to stop often while trimming to take off the mechanism and extend the line. Rather than remaining a 14" cutting radius, the line usually quickly wears to about 2".

I'm looking for a way to trigger the auto feed more often.

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There is a smalll white part below the spool called a "lever". This is likely in need of replacement. Call Black and Decker at 800-544-6986 with your Model No, and Date Code (stamped on the trimmer itself near where the extension cord plugs in). If it is still under warranty they will send you the replacement part - if not, I loooked it up and it's less than $3 for the part itself.

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