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I cant fit my replacement line for Black and decker GL430 Strimmer - the line pulls back inside within 20 secs of starting it up.

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Instructions can be found at: https://www.2helpu.com/PDMSDocuments/EU/Docs//docpdf/gl550_uk.pdf.

If the line keeps getting too long, it's because swivel 14 in diagram 7 was in the wrong position when you inserted the spool - just move it to the ouside position, re-insert the spool and away you go. Frankie.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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take the spool out there shood be a I hole to push the twine throu tie a not that wont come out look for dirtion or arrow to wind it leave enough to sitck thru the side where the twine cuts push the spool up and lock it

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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if it is going back onside or unwinding it proble is in upsidedown or wond backwords

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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SOURCE: got a Black & Decker GL301 strimmer but have lost instruction manual. dont know how to fit new cutting wire

Go to Homebase, B&Q, Ebay or your local hardware shop and buy a new spool, ALM part number BD032.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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Do you mean that the string keeps feeding as you try to operate the trimmer?

If so, you are winding the string on the spool the wrong way. Put the string on the spool in a clockwise direction. This should do it.

Jim

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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It sounds like you may need to replace the head. It is designed to advance and stop, but your's isn't stopping. Try this: Clean the inside of the head and connection to the machine well. Put some graphite inside the spool and where it connects to the machine; be generous with the graphite. Put the head back on with some line properly wound onto the spoo (note arrows on back of spool). With the machine off tap the head on the ground enough to disperse the graphite thoroughly in the head. Now, push the head as though to advance the line, and pull on the line. If it advances a little and stops, it is working. Do this several times to be sure. If you can get it working like this, you're good to go. If not, replace the spool. Even with the new spool, occasionally put some graphite in it to keep the line advance smooth!

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Do you mean that the string keeps feeding as you try to operate the trimmer?

If so, you are winding the string on the spool the wrong way. Put the string on the spool in a clockwise direction. This should do it.

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Got a Black & Decker GL301 strimmer but have lost instruction manual. dont know how to fit new cutting wire


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