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Ryobi Hedge Trimmer On/Off Switch Replacement #760700001

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the on/off switch on a Ryobi hedge trimmer. The most common reason for replacing the on/off switch is when the hedge trimmer won’t start.

All of the information for this on/off switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Ryobi, Homelite, PowerStroke, Ridgid, Green Machine, Toro, Black Max

Tools used: T-25 Torx head screwdriver, T-20 Torx head screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, clamp

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the on-off switch on your hedge trimmer first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Now remove all of the screws holding the handle base and cover together.
4
Carefully remove the handle cover and use a clamp to secure the handle base to the gear box assembly.
5
Detach the old on-off switch from the base and disconnect the wires.
6
Install the new on-off switch by connecting the wires to the terminals on the new switch then align the switch in the handle base.
7
Make sure the throttle cable is inserted into the groove in the handle base then carefully remove the clamp, support the base and realign the handle cover.
8
Replace the screws.
9
Be aware, you will need to thread the larger screws through the nuts to secure.
10
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your hedge trimmer should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the on/off switch on a Ryobi hedge trimmer. The most common reason for replacing the on/off switch is when the hedge trimmer won’t start.

All of the information for this on/off switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Ryobi, Homelite, PowerStroke, Ridgid, Green Machine, Toro, Black Max

Tools used: T-25 Torx head screwdriver, T-20 Torx head screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, clamp
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the on-off switch on your hedge trimmer first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Now remove all of the screws holding the handle base and cover together.
4
Carefully remove the handle cover and use a clamp to secure the handle base to the gear box assembly.
5
Detach the old on-off switch from the base and disconnect the wires.
6
Install the new on-off switch by connecting the wires to the terminals on the new switch then align the switch in the handle base.
7
Make sure the throttle cable is inserted into the groove in the handle base then carefully remove the clamp, support the base and realign the handle cover.
8
Replace the screws.
9
Be aware, you will need to thread the larger screws through the nuts to secure.
10
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your hedge trimmer should be ready for use.

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