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Possible Line-Feed Problem

I have a WORX 2 in 1 GrassTrimmer/Edger WG150. What are the notches in the top of the spool used for? Do I have to put the wire through them in order to have a proper continous feed? Also, is there a certain way in which the wire must be wound on the spool so that the line feeds correctly? It seems like the wire isn't feeding automatically.
Can you help out on this? I would appreciate it.

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The notches are there to hold the line in place while you place the spool back on the trimmer. If you look at the spool, you will find, on one end or the other, an arrow showing direction to wind the string. Follow the direction and when you get the spool full, place it into the notch. Leave about 6" sticking out and cut it off. If you have a two string spool, just wind the other string as you have done the first. When you have both spools full and the ends in the notches, place the spool on the trimmer. As you start the spool on, place the string (or strings) in the respective holes. As you seat the spool pull the string that is the farthest in until it comes out of the notch. Do the same with the other string. Seat the spool and try your handiwork. Good luck...Lee

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