The dual line head is jammed.
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Take it apart and fix it
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The trimmer line is too short to bump: If you let your string shorten while trimming until it recedes into the spool housing, it`ll get stuck, and then you`ll have to stop all of your trimming activities to open the housing and try to fix it.
If the drive shaft is broken, the string trimmer head won`t spin. The drive shaft is not repairable—if the drive shaft is broken, you must replace it. Need help finding your model number? If the threads on the drive shaft are stripped, the trimmer head will not stay on the shaft.
Worn clutch – Since the string trimmer clutch engages with one or more drive shafts attached to the trimmer head to rotate the head when the throttle trigger is depressed, a worn-out clutch may prevent the trimmer head from spinning. A new clutch assembly is relatively inexpensive and easy to install.
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Can not get spool head apart to change line, tried pump pliers, pipe wrench, won’t unscrew!!
If you are sure that it screws on it may be a reverse threaded unit..
I cannot get the line to feed as it is used up. bumping does no good. the spring is in place. thanks for your help
Did you wind in the new string in the correct direction? The string should be wound in the SAME direction that the head spins.
Where can i buy on line a Ryobi Puk head – Ryobi Expand-It 2 Cycle 26cc Trimmer Power Head
Clency try Central Spares
Trimmer head won’t turn
If you didn’t recently take it apart, then it sounds like you have broken the drive shaft in the neck of the trimmer. You can probably find this at an outdoor power and equipment type of store.Jim
Ryobi TP30 straight shaft line trimmer convertible – drive shaft disconnected from motor
Check both ends of shaft, they’re usually a hex or torx head. sometimes the can strip or even snap off. if you find noticable damage replace the shaft
My trimmer is leaking fuel help – Ryobi 30 Cubic Centimeter Curved Shaft Gas Trimmer
Change your primer bulb and/or fuel lines.
In which direction do you place the line on the trimmer head – clock wise or anti clock wise
There is infact a small directional arrow on the head but if you cannot find it it should be replaced anti clockwise
Fuel line positions ?
The longest fuel line, which has the filter attached to it, goes to the brass fitting furthest from the primer bulb. The short fuel line goes directly under the primer bulb. Which hole to put it in doesn’t matter if the lines are the same size. Just choose the shortest path for each. However, if the lines are different sizes, then the longest line (smallest in diameter), goes in the smallest hole of the tank.Jim