echo trimmer help, clutch removal? HELP! in a jam..

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by fga, May 13, 2005.

  1. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,449

    i have at the moment, 2 echo trimmers with the exact same symtoms.
    they run excellent, but the head won't move.
    i took one apart, to see if it was the shaft, or clutch, and the shaft if i spin in manually with my fingers, the head spins.

    soo, now that i took the cover off, and the shoes are right in my face, how do you get these things off. i disconnected a spring, thinking maybe they where retaining the shoes, but no.
    any ideas here, i would like to get to the repair shop beofre they close at 4-5 o'clock.

    i came home early, and left the last account i did half trimmed! :realmad:
     
  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,307

    That looks like it screws on, which might mean that you will have to pull off the starter cord mechanism so you can hold from that side. This must be a real small trimmer, the commericial units have a nut holding them on.
     

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