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The trimmer head is jamming up, will not idle due to head jamming.maybe the clutch has broken?. when turning head by hand you can hear it jamming up at the motor end. Any thoughts would be helpfull. 4 years old. Many Thanks.

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The lower flex shaft should cost around $40, unless you order it online and have to pay shipping. You should be able to get one from your local MTD dealer. (Ryobi is owned by MTD)

Posted on May 25, 2009

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If you didn't recently take it apart, then it sounds like you have broken the drive shaft in the neck of the trimmer. You can probably find this at an outdoor power and equipment type of store.

Jim

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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Dealer says shaft has broken. Stihl had a problem with some FS45's doing this. They are trying to have it repaired under warranty.

Thanks for the response.

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repair shop shortened shaft just a touch to take up slack in drive cable

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SOURCE: One year old Ryobi s430 4 stroke trimmer will not start.

Check the fuel lines for cracks/breaks. If they are o.k., then:

Youwill need to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner.Make sure the small screen is free of debris. (Should be able to seedaylight through it.)

Use a Den Tek Brush, (http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152),to clean the small portals in carb. These portals can become blocked. Reassemble and start.

If the carb. parts are more than 4 years old, you may have to replace them.

If you need further assistance on:
1. Fuel line replacement or
2. Carburetor kit replacement

Just let me know.

Jim

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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