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I know it may sound stupid but on the spool their should be arrows that direct you which way to wind the line if you just added line. Some think one goes one way and the other goes the opposite but they both go around the spool in the same way and do not go in the knotches at the top just out the holes. Make sure the spring did not fall out of spool if their is one in that model and while it is running just tap the bottom of the spool on the ground. If that does not work more than likely when you pushed the line back up into the shaft to screw on the knob the line is pinched between the two holding slots. Turn the trimmer upside down (while off) and push knob in and pull line on both sides to advance line. If line does not come out your line is wound wrong or twisted inside spool and must be untangled and reattached. Both lines run the same direction on spool!

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