Mend Garden Tools, Grass Trimmers

Garden Tools, Grass Trimmers
Find out how to mend it for free.

Ask Question

Grass Trimmers

Mend Mend Garden Tools, Grass Trimmers

Mcculloch 2818 Runs fine but spool will not spin?

When I try to cut and touch the string to gras the spring spool stops."slips " motor runs fine.

Gene G
May 2015
If you haven't used it for a bit the shaft may be stiff. Put a bit of WD 40 where the shaft meets the spool area, leave it a while and gently rotate the spool area with your hands and it should start to move. That should cure it. Another thing that will stop it moving is grass, string or wire wrapped around the top of the spool area. If both of those fail the shaft may be wrecked but unless you have used the wrong fuel that is unlikely.

John
March 2016

Categories

Find out how to mend just about anything howtomendit.com for free repair help, information and advice.
Categories

Can you help?

Are you an expert who can help answer questions? Click here to see the unanswered questions for each category.