String trimmer spring replacement

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by machsixer, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. machsixer

    machsixer LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    Does anyone have any tips or easy methods to install a new recoil spring for a string trimmer? I've attempted this and came very close to success but at the last second the spring popped out and over the hook end, if that makes any sense. I left the plastic ring around the spring but still couldn't get the spring installed properly.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Jim@MilkyWay

    Jim@MilkyWay LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 472

    While the procedure boils down to similar steps no matter which brand blower it is, the specifics may depend on your specific model/serial no.s.

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