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Homelite Chainsaw Trigger Handle Replacement #518765002

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the trigger handle on Homelite chainsaws. The most common reason for replacing the trigger handle is if it is cracked or broken.

All of the information in this trigger handle replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Homelite

Tools used: T20 Torx screwdriver, punch, rubber mallet

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the trigger on your chainsaw first make sure the engine has cooled and that the on-off switch is in the “off” position.
2
Now use a t-20 torx bit screwdriver to remove the mounting screw securing the trigger handle cover.
3
Use a punch and hammer to release the retaining pins to fully detach the cover.
4
If still intact, remove the old trigger.
5
Install the new trigger by hooking it onto the throttle linkage.
6
Next, reposition the lockout lever and spring on the handle cover if necessary.
7
Align the spring in the groove on the lever.
8
Now hook the spring on the new trigger as you align the trigger on the handle cover post.
9
Hold the lockout lever down as you realign the handle cover.
10
Snap the cover into place and rethread the mounting screw to secure.
11
Turn the on-off switch to the “on” position and your chainsaw should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the trigger handle on Homelite chainsaws. The most common reason for replacing the trigger handle is if it is cracked or broken.

All of the information in this trigger handle replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Homelite

Tools used: T20 Torx screwdriver, punch, rubber mallet
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the trigger on your chainsaw first make sure the engine has cooled and that the on-off switch is in the “off” position.
2
Now use a t-20 torx bit screwdriver to remove the mounting screw securing the trigger handle cover.
3
Use a punch and hammer to release the retaining pins to fully detach the cover.
4
If still intact, remove the old trigger.
5
Install the new trigger by hooking it onto the throttle linkage.
6
Next, reposition the lockout lever and spring on the handle cover if necessary.
7
Align the spring in the groove on the lever.
8
Now hook the spring on the new trigger as you align the trigger on the handle cover post.
9
Hold the lockout lever down as you realign the handle cover.
10
Snap the cover into place and rethread the mounting screw to secure.
11
Turn the on-off switch to the “on” position and your chainsaw should be ready for use.

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