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I have a trimmer that is 1 year old and the line will not feed.I have followed the instructions to the letter but it will not work.I hope you can help me.Thank you.

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In my limited experience all but the very cheapest strimmers have a bump feed line head fitted. These aren't foolproof but I find them less bother and less difficult than the manual feed type.

The main consideration seems to be reassembly after winding the new line onto the spool. Most spools have helpful arrows for the winding direction but sometimes the spool will fit on the spindle either way and the position of the spring isn't always obvious. I have one and the spool is marked this side top. The obvious thing is not the right thing as they assume the machine is upside-down.

Once assembled a bump-feed line head should move against the spring with a firm hand pressure freeing the spool so the direction of travel feeds out more line. The correct line diameter is important. If the head will not move up to free the spool it is assembled wrongly or an accumulation of grass, weeds and nettles has fouled the operation and it should be cleaned and maybe lubricated a little.

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