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Is the little white lever in the automatic feed line area supposed to have a spring attached to it. My lines isnt feeding. Im half through the spool and there are no tangles and no ketching in the line. Its clean and looks like the diagram.????

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SOURCE: Line gets tangled in gear under feed spool

Problem solved. We noticed something was broken off a small part inside the spool holder. My husband took it to the local hardware store, and one of the employees gave him the part from a trimmer that had been returned.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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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.


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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String does not seem to feed automatically frequently have to take the spool out to re thread through the lottle holes


These things can be very sensitive with how the sting is coiled on the spool. Take your time and try to get it perfect. Look at the pre strung replacement spools for an example. also inspect the lever, usually under where the spool sits. Make sure its not to dirty and moves freely. After that when you want it to feed quickly pull and release the trigger a couple times. If you dont want it to feed the when you pull the trigger be sure to maintain how far you have it pulled back, then release it a little slower than usual. Lastly wait a few seconds before pulling again. If this doesnt work the lever may be worn out and defective. But they are super cheap and easy to replace.

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Spool does not release line when tapped


You do not need to bump the head to advance the line. The machine has automatic line feed. If the line will not advance, then there is a problem with the line spool, possibly a tangle inside on it. Here is your instruction manual.
http://tinyurl.com/2vz3fhb

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Trimmer line on spool of Challenge 250 Watt Grass Trimmer.will not automatically feed as it is supposed to do when tapped on firm surface - can you let me see by diagram how the line is feed onto spool and...


I did a lot of searching for a manual but I guess Argos does not want their customers to know how to use their product. When you are use the trimmer, most rotate clockwise. You may find on the spool an arrow showing direction to wind line. Otherwise you will have to take it apart the trimmer and remember with direction the spool turns. Wind the string on the same direction turns. plus try a little wd40 on the line to keep it from sticking together.
Cheers.

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My Balck&Decker Grasshog won't automatically feed line.


Just replace the LEVER, Item #29, Part #598435-00, for about $3.00 (B&D, Dewalt). Just pull old level straight out (pliers) and push replacement in. Level end expands to hold it in place. No other parts. Forget cleaning and replacement the spool, graphite or oiling... just replace the lever.

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Although this problem would normally show as a black line on the copy, it's quite possible that there is something white (i.e. a piece of tape or paper) stuck on the scanner where the page feed passes through. Clean this area carefully with a soft cloth.

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I am trying to spool trimming line into my black and decker GH1000. It is supposed to feed automatically. It is not. I'm afraid I fed the line onto the spool incorrectly. Need help


Yes, it does feed automatically.
Please make sure the trimming line spooled in your spool regularly.

If above does not work, please go to service center to change a lever inside spool housing.

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Please check your line diameter. If you are using stronger line than specified in the manual, it could be the root cause.

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My grasshog gh600 wont feed the line anymore. i replaced the cap, spring and purchased a pre-spooled line to see if that was the problem. it wasn't. please assist


check out a white plastic lever at the back of the spool line. if its broken then replace it. cost of the parts around $4.00 or so. this parts controls the auto feed of the spool
thanx

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How do you replace the white lever, and how do you know if it is broken?

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