This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the starter handle on a Weed Eater edger. The most common reason for replacing the starter handle is when it is broken.
All of the information for this starter handle replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Weedeater, Craftsman, Poulan, Poulan Pro, Paramount, Husqvarna, Turf King
Tools used: clamp, needle-nose pliers
To replace the starter handle on your edger pull the handle and rope away from the rope guide and use a spring clamp to secure it.
Now pull the end of the rope out of the handle and untie the knot.
Slide off the old handle.
Install the new starter handle by inserting the rope through it.
Retie a knot at the end of the rope and secure the knot in the handle.
Remove the clamp and seat the new handle on the guide.