How to Replace the Spool and Line on a Flymo Trimmer

When your trimmer line runs out, you'll need to replace it with a new one. This video shows how to replace the spool and line on a Flymo trimmer.

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Video Transcript: Video Transcript: How to Replace the Spool and Line on a Flymo Trimmer


IMPORTANT: BEFORE REPLACING A PART IN ANY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE, YOU MUST ENSURE THAT THE APPLIANCE IS FIRST UNPLUGGED FROM THE MAINS.

Replacing Trimmer Line in 6 Easy Steps:

1: Remove the spool cover and inside. Be sure to check that the line has run out and not simply become tangled or stuck.

2: Cut a length of new line, usually about 1.5 - 2m should be sufficient.

3: Wind the line around the spool, being careful to feed the line through the guide holes.

4: Leave a small amount of the line unwound and position ready for cutting.

5: Fit the spool insert and cover back in place.

6: Reconnect the power supply and test. Remember to unplug the trimmer if you need to make any adjustments.

When using any electrical tools in the garden always use a RCD safety device

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