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Installing the flexible drive shaft from the motor to the rotor head. I pulled off the rotor head thinking I had to do this to replace a new plastic line assy. Now I can't get the flexible shaft to re-engage the motor drive. I've tried standing the unit in a vertical position with the motor on the floor hoping I could drop the shaft a couple of inches and it would line up on the way in. I've only pulled the shaft out about 4" since I tool off the head. Then, after I had the head off I saw the hole on it where you're supposed to insert a punch to lock the upper plate and unscrew the old line assy.

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At the motor drive end, (where the engine is).. the end of the flex drive should mate with the clutch housing. You may just need to remove the clutch-housing cover in front of the motor to access it and turn it until it accepts the flex drive.

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