Mighty Lite Lawn Trimmer

I’ve replaced the string before on this trimmer several times before, however, the last time I tried to remove the spool it would not unscrew. Instead when I turn the spool retainer it turns the drive shaft and turns over the engine with it. Is there any way to stop the drive shaft from turning so I can get this off?

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If you see no line sticking out of the ports on the trimmer head, you may not have bump-fed the line often enough. Push the bump head down with one hand and pull out line with your other hand until you can touch the cutting guard with the tip of the line.

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I am looking for a manual for a homelite gas string trimmer,mighty lite 26vt,where.Engine runs but spool does not turn.
ANSWER : Type in homelitest and ut number on the trimmer and then search google . maybe

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What is the fuel mix ratio?for home lite 26cs
please
ANSWER : 25 to 1

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How do i fix a rope on the recoil?
ANSWER : You can get a replacement rope kit at Home Depot or any home improvement center. Mine was 3 bucks.

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How do you get the cap off to replace the string?
ANSWER : Here is a video on 3 different heads. Yours is probably the first head that he demonstrates:(do not delete) The
only thing that is not demonstrated is a left-hand vs. right-hand
trimmer. The spool retainer may twist off in the opposite direction if
you have a left-handed trimmer.Good Luck!Jim

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How do the fuel lines hook up – Homelite Mighty Lite Lawn Trimmer
ANSWER : I made a video of changing the fuel lines on my Homelite 25cc. Homelite Tune Up

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How do I replace line on spool – Homelite Mighty Lite Lawn Trimmer
ANSWER : These diagrams and instructions from YOUR owners manual say it best. Please see pages 13 & 14.
http://lawnandgarden.manualsonline.com/mdownloads/dad45d75-2e75-4b21-815a-6e17c5148060.pdf

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How do I install trimmer line?To a Homelite Lite 26vt trimmer. Can i download a manual?
ANSWER : The detailed instructions, plus diagrams are in your manual. You can go here to view it. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer. This is the closest I could get to your model.
http://lawnandgarden.manualsonline.com/mdownloads/7d2e081d-9dc3-4ad6-b637-f6f946e2283e.pdf

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What size string for a homelite 26cs? – Homelite Mighty Lite Lawn Trimmer
ANSWER : .065″ or .080″

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