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echo hedge trimmer problem

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by dmk395, Jun 17, 2006.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,006

    Recently I nearly lost my finger with my hedge trimmer 1500 model???
    Once you let off the gas the blade still moves a bit......how do i stop that from happening....is it the idle? bolts on blade?
  2. MowerMedic77

    MowerMedic77 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    Do the blades move when you try and start it? If so then your clutch springs could have failed, but if they only move a little while running then you idle speed may need to be adjusted lower.

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