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I have a Troy built weed eater trying to put string in the spool I have the bolt out the spool will not come apart to put string in

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marionbagget

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SOURCE: need to add new string to a weed eater xt 12

    For manual go to;
    http://www.poulanpro.com/poulanpro/manualSearchPrepare.do;jsessionid=332BA6FC1EA2792C79A0A463204716AA

    Preparation Instructions

  1. Press the lock and rotate the spool counter-clockwise.
  2. Remove the locking ring if your weed eater has one.
  3. Take off the automatic feed button.
  4. Wipe away any debris.
  5. Push down on the spool to release the locking tabs.
  6. Remove the spool from the chamber. Restringing the Weed Eater
  7. Feed the line into the lower deck, traveling the line in an upside down J fashion (almost like sewing on a button but do not tie off the line). This secures the internal end of the line.
  8. Wrap the line following the directed arrows. Do this until it wraps to the depth of the chamber.
  9. Secure each of the lines into its own upper and lower deck grove settings.
  10. Install the spool back into its chamber.
  11. Pass the lines into the left and right holes and snap the spool into place.
  12. Once the spool is in its sleeve and fed into its left and right eye holes, pull both ends simultaneously.
  13. Reinstall the locking ring if necessary.
Do it yourself repair: common repairs for a weed eater Amazingly, weed eaters are one of the simplest yard tools to take care of. One of the first things you should do to keep your weed eater in good condition is to clean it. It is important not to clean your weed eater with water or gas, which may destroy the engine. The best, and easiest way to clean it is by blowing off dirt and grass with an air compressor or a leaf-blower after every use. The next most important thing to maintain on your weed eater is string. When the string gets low you can remove the lower part of the head (the part that the string comes out of) by pushing in slightly and turning the head counterclockwise. Cut the new string no shorter than 6 inches or the weed eater will not advance the string properly when in use. Thread the string back though the guides, making sure to follow the arrows on the guide. If the string is not put through the guides the right way, the head may pop off during use. Next, replace the bottom of the head by pushing and turning clockwise. You can totally skip this step by buying a string replacement cartridge. Though it is much more expensive, it saves you the trouble of having to restring your weed eater yourself. window.google_render_ad(); If you find that the head of your weed eater is worn on bottom or hard to get off to replace the string then it is time to replace it. This can be done very simply by unscrewing the two screws at the top of the head and slipping it off. Then, just slide the new one on and tighten the screws. After a few months of use, you may find that your weed eater is losing power or that it is making a strange lower pitched noise. This may be caused by a dirty filter. To check, unscrew the knob or wing nut on the carburetor. Inside you will find a small square screen, this is the filter. If the filter is gray or black then it is time for it to be cleaned. The easiest way to clean it is to blow it out with an air compressor. It can also be washed with plain water, but you must let it dry before placing it back into the carburetor. Once the filter is white or only light grey it is ready to use again. Always make sure to mix the gas and two-cycle oil in the proportions that are listed in the weed eater’s manual. Never use anything but two-cycle oil, normal car oil will not work and will damage your engine.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: troy built weed eater won't feed line

Check the size of the line,(OD), make sure you are using the correct size, sometimes cheap line will be problematic, also, you said you are re-stringing it, try a new batch of string, the old string inside the hub can get chaffed and will stick to itself...

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: The head will not spin on Troy Built weed eatter

sounds like your flex cable has taken a trip south. Pull the shaft off the head and take a look at the flex cable. If flex cable is ok, they your clutch is defective.

Posted on May 29, 2010

GetMeOttaHere

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Posted on Apr 28, 2011

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Vince

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SOURCE: Tryingto replace my troy built weed eater's head

Replacement head can be purchased from amazon, here Amazon com troy built head. I hope this helped you. Have a nice day. Vince

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