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Jammed line spool on Ryobi gas trimmer

I can't remove the spool on my line trimmer in order to feed more line - there appears to still be remaining line on the spool, but I cannot turn the knop to align the arrows as the manual tells me to do - I suspect the line is tangled, but what can I do about it?

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  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    need to replace the string

  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    I have the same problem. The trimmer line is tangled in the spool and there seems no way to access the internal spool assemblies. Is there a way to get into this assembly (disassemble it) to untangle the line and then reload it per user manual directions?

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On my Ryobi trimmer, all I have to do is unscrew the knob (the device that you "bump" to advance the line) at the bottom of the spool and the spool can be lifted out. I had to use a strap wrench the first time since it was on very tight. You don't have to line up any arrows to remove the reel.

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hello,, how to restring black & decker,worx,ryobi,sears cordless and corded trimmers,, turn trimmer upside down,make sure bottom is clean,, push in the two tabs and pull bottom piece out,,remove the black spool,remove any old line and make note how string is attached to spool,you will need 30ft.of # 65 line some stores has this pre packaged for your b&d, insert the lone in the grove or hole and follow the arrow on the spool,line should be wound, now to reinsert the spool make sure that the spool is lined up with the slot to slot on the out side cup also on the auto feed make sure that the small half moon inside clip is towards the center,put spool on making sure to get groves in the spool slot,and get line through hole.put on cap, on the auto feed the line comes out when you turn trimmer on, you should do good to go,hope this help,any comments welcome,thank you..

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