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I have the replacement line fed onto the spool for my black & decker trimmer in the opposite direction that it spins and yet the line just continues to feed when the trimmer is on and goes through the spool within minutes. Any idea why or wht I can do to correct this??

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Yes, it does feed automatically.
Please make sure the trimming line spooled in your spool regularly.

If above does not work, please go to service center to change a lever inside spool housing.

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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