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Ryobi Hedge Trimmer Trigger Lock Replacement #518903001

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the trigger lock on Ryobi hedge trimmers. The most common reason for replacing the trigger lock is when the engine will not start.

All of the information in this trigger lock replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Ryobi

Tools used: T20 Torx head screwdriver, T25 Torx head screwdriver, clamp

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the trigger lock 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
Now lift out the old trigger lock.
6
Before you install the new trigger lock make sure the spring is in place on the handle base.
7
Align the new trigger lock with the trigger and spring.
8
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.
9
Replace the screws.
10
Be aware, you will need to thread the larger screws through the nuts to secure.
11
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 instructions for replacing the trigger lock on Ryobi hedge trimmers. The most common reason for replacing the trigger lock is when the engine will not start.

All of the information in this trigger lock replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Ryobi

Tools used: T20 Torx head screwdriver, T25 Torx head screwdriver, clamp
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the trigger lock 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
Now lift out the old trigger lock.
6
Before you install the new trigger lock make sure the spring is in place on the handle base.
7
Align the new trigger lock with the trigger and spring.
8
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.
9
Replace the screws.
10
Be aware, you will need to thread the larger screws through the nuts to secure.
11
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your hedge trimmer should be ready for use.

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