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Weed Eater WT 3100 how do I remove/replace cutting head

Weed Eater WT 3100 ..... How do remove the ''head'' assy? I have a new replacement head and I know it screws on ? off but how do I keep the top half from spinning?
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If the unit has a clutch, it will spin up to the crankshaft of the engine. Try to grip the top part with something to hold it..if there is an arbor there, it can be jammed in place by inserting a small blade screwdriver in one of the holes, If the unit has no clutch (but it probably does), you would remove the spark plug...rotate the engine so the piston is down, and insert a lenth of clean soft rope in the engine so that when you turned the whole drive and crank, the engine would lock up compressing the rope allowing you to remove the head assembly.

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