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String Trimmer String Line Won't Feed

The 3 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom String trimmer string line won't feed are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.


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Trimmer Head

If the string trimmer line won't feed the trimmer head is at fault. Remove the trimmer head and clean it thoroughly. If it is worn out, replace the head.

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Trimmer Line

If the string trimmer line won't feed the trimmer line that was used might be too thick or too thin for that trimmer head. Be sure to match the line to the head.

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Trimmer Housing

If the string trimmer string line won't feed the trimmer housing might be cracked, chipped or broken. The trimmer housing must be intact for the line to feed properly.

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