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Help , Entire tension spring assembly fallen out and won't stay back in situ.

Today i loosened the screw in the centre of the tension spring assemble , as I just can't get tension correct. and the whole lot has come out. I cannot get it to stay back in situ. I have feed far end ( back edge) of spring into grove in shaft, feed tension spring into slot on outside of machine to allow it to move up an down? Really need to get this mending, work mounting up! Thanks

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Posted on Apr 03, 2015

Testimonial: "Hi William , thank you for your suggestion. I actually have the original manual and from that followed instructions to loosen the central tension spring screw. I can't find any mention of how to put it all back together, I fit all pops out!"

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