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B d gl540 trimmer how do I replace the motor brushes on my strimmer. The strimmer overheated when a lady used it at least clouds of smoke or steam wher coming from it by the time I was able to rescue it. Really I'm asking do you think it likely the moyor needs replacing or will new brushes suffice.I tried the strimmer yesterday and it operated normally for a while, maybe three or four minutes, but then slowed so much that it wasn't cutting. What are the likely causes? Brian Richards

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Try to find brushes that have the same length spring, same size spring. If they are a little big, they can be made smaller by dragging them on a flat file 'till they fit nicely.
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If you bought the trimmer new there should be a rod about 6" long and 1/8" thick. Above the trimmer head below the trimmer gearbox there is a hole. You have to put the rod in that hole and turn the head until that locks it from turning.

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