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How do you replace the trimmer head on the Craftsman 27cc trimmer (Model 711170)?

I am trying to replace the trimmer head w/a new one but cannot find a way to lock the shaft or prevent the head from spinning.

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U-tube has some good videos on all sorts of replacements on heads , lines...etc.

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SOURCE: Craftsman weed wacker trimmer head won't turn

it could still have the broken peice from the old one inside the seat.take it apart and look inside and inspect the seat where the drive cable enters.

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

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