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I have aryobi 15" electric weedeater; it's been sitting around for a while, and now I am unable to remove the retaining cap to add line. I've tried wd-40, various wrenches, etc. I have the manual but it is no help, simply tells you to remove the retaining cap by rotating counter-clockwise. Any suggestions before I find a repair shop? sheila

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  • srbphd Jul 12, 2009

    it isn't moving at all, even with a monkey wrench; i'll try and find a way to apply more pressure and let you know what happens.




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You have tried a monkey wrench on it? Have you gotten it to turn at all? Or is it turning and not unscrewing as you may have to hold the shaft in place if you haven't been doing this. It gets torqued on really tight from the spinning so just use a little more force on it.


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    Benjamin Patri Jul 12, 2009

    ok, maybe a quick tug or hit on the wrench is need to **** it loose



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