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Weed Eater Edger Clutch Replacement #530014832

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the clutch on Weed Eater and Craftsman edgers. The most common reasons for replacing the clutch are when the blade won’t start turning, won’t stop turning, or doesn’t cut properly.

All of the information in this clutch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Weed Eater, Craftsman

Tools used: T25 Torx bit screwdriver, spark plug wrench, cord, 1/2” socket

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the clutch on your edger 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
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the gearbox assembly.
4
Slide the assembly off.
5
Detach the gas tank from the mounting posts and move it out of the way.
6
Use a socket or a spark plug wrench to help unthread the spark plug.
7
Confirm that the piston is in the “down” position then insert a cord into the cylinder to prevent the piston from moving.
8
Use a half-inch socket to help unthread the clutch mounting nut by rotating it counter-clockwise.
9
Pull off the old clutch and washer.
10
Install the new clutch by aligning it on the starter cup.
11
Replace the washer then thread on the mounting nut and tighten.
12
Remove the cord from the cylinder.
13
Rethread the spark plug.
14
Be careful not to over tighten the plug.
15
Reinsert the fuel lines behind the retainers and reposition the gas tank on the mounting posts.
16
Realign the gearbox assembly and replace the screws to secure the assembly.
17
With the repair completed reattach the spark plug wire and boot and your edger should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the clutch on Weed Eater and Craftsman edgers. The most common reasons for replacing the clutch are when the blade won’t start turning, won’t stop turning, or doesn’t cut properly.

All of the information in this clutch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Weed Eater, Craftsman

Tools used: T25 Torx bit screwdriver, spark plug wrench, cord, 1/2” socket
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the clutch on your edger 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
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the gearbox assembly.
4
Slide the assembly off.
5
Detach the gas tank from the mounting posts and move it out of the way.
6
Use a socket or a spark plug wrench to help unthread the spark plug.
7
Confirm that the piston is in the “down” position then insert a cord into the cylinder to prevent the piston from moving.
8
Use a half-inch socket to help unthread the clutch mounting nut by rotating it counter-clockwise.
9
Pull off the old clutch and washer.
10
Install the new clutch by aligning it on the starter cup.
11
Replace the washer then thread on the mounting nut and tighten.
12
Remove the cord from the cylinder.
13
Rethread the spark plug.
14
Be careful not to over tighten the plug.
15
Reinsert the fuel lines behind the retainers and reposition the gas tank on the mounting posts.
16
Realign the gearbox assembly and replace the screws to secure the assembly.
17
With the repair completed reattach the spark plug wire and boot and your edger should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Clutch
Clutch
$6.04
Total$0.00

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