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Hello, i have a B&D GL545 type2 strimmer and it looks like i think looking at exploded drawing its the actuator, a little white plastic bit that slots into the top of the spool in the groove. so my question is how do i go about replacing the actuator? (and is that the actual part i am thinking of?)and also i cant remember is that actuator spring loaded as mine the bit that slots into spool has broken off and is just loose , is it supposed to have a spring on it ? please if you could help to answer i would very much appreciate it please, many thanks, thankyou, pete

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Yes, there should be a spring, it maybe cheaper and less of a headache to just buy a replacement head, if not at any home improvement stores they sell parts for mowers/trimmers. Good Luck Tim

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