homelite shaft turns slowly

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Old 06-02-05, 08:36 AM
bceagle57
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homelite shaft turns slowly

I have a two year old homelite zr20760 gas trimmer with a weed warrior blade attachment. I was working with it this AM when the weed warior head flew off when I hit a fence. Put it back together but when I start it up the shaft turn slowly and does not have enough torque to cut anything.
Any help appreciated. This happened once before but it self corrected agfter a minute or two.
 
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Old 06-02-05, 05:44 PM
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bceagle57,

It sounds as if the clutch is shot or it has striped the connection of the cable shaft that mates with the engine. You can disassemble and take a peak at the engine/shaft connection. If the cable is secure in it's mounting then you most certainly have a clutch falure.

God Bless!
 
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