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I have a 13" Toro model 51358 trimmer and it constanly has no string showing. I have to remove the cap and pull more out through the feed hole. Why?

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  • Al Kupchella
    Al Kupchella Jun 03, 2010

    There is supposed to be a metal grommet surrounding the hole. Is there a metal grommet or is it just a plastic hole?

  • dliedm Jun 03, 2010

    No metal grommet, just an elongated slot.

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The bumper on the bottom is worn out or the sprin inside it is broken. You should be able to tap it on the ground and string come out.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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