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B&D GH1000 GrasshogXP: I broke the orange colored plastic cap that covers the spool that hold the line. I Have replacement Part #90540850 "SA Spool Housing" that includes orange cap, spool, and new black receiver with 'trigger'. But trouble installing. I cannot remove the existing black receiver after removing the screw. HOw do I remove this old receiver? Note: The new orange plastic cap's 2 plastic tips are slightly larger than the original, so I cannot simply snap in the cap only. Need to install the whoe SA assembly.... I am also open to taking this to a local repair shop for B&D if nearby to Manassas, VA.

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  • lmrobinson96 Jul 29, 2009

    Teh 3 repair shops you gave for B&D are on the opposite side of DC from me, over 1 1/2 hours drive into Maryland. Anythink closer in VA?

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I have the manual for you here and it shows you how to remove it! YEAAAA!!

http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/documents/English/Instruction%20Manual/1005667-00,GH1000.pdf

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I would take this to a B&D repair shop.

Here are the adresses and locations of the B&D shops next to you.


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