Welcome to the DoItYourself Forums!

To post questions, help other DIYers and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our DIY community. It's free!

String Trimmer Clutch Replacement


mehambone's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3

03-31-09, 01:18 PM   #1  
String Trimmer Clutch Replacement

May I please have detailed instructions on removal and replacement of the clutch of a Troy Bilt string trimmer?

MODEL: TB70SS

Is a special tool required? If so, where do I find one, and what is it called?

Thanks!
billd

 
Sponsored Links
geogrubb's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 2,333
MO

03-31-09, 04:23 PM   #2  
There is a T20 torx screw in the end of the clutch housing, if you are going to disassemble it further remove the sparkplug and fill the cylinder with a small rope to block the engine from rotating. Have a good one. Geo

 
CanuckRoy's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 111

03-31-09, 06:06 PM   #3  
I would toss it and buy a new trimmer but that is just me. Too much labor involved.
Clutches often fail because the machine was operated at part throttle, not enough speed to keep it firmly engaged.

 
Search this Thread