Abnormal Trimmer Vibration

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by procut, May 10, 2005.

  1. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    Well heres the thing. Today in ran out of twine, so a re wound it, and now its fine. Go figure.
  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,596

    Where did you get the idea of putting grease on the inside of the clutch drum? That is like putting grease on your brake shoe drums on the car. Am I missing something?
  3. joe stihl

    joe stihl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Learned it from an old repairman thats been working on small engines for over 40 years. Just a light film is all it needs and the clutch doesn't slip at all. It smooths out the acceleration and the unit doesn't jerk or shake. I doubt its in the servive manual.
  4. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,596

    Can't stop learning new tricks..thanks.

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