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Troubleshooting Points - Craftsman Weedwacker 358.798090 Operator's Manual

3.7/4.0 amp motor semi-automatic head electric weedwacker

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TROUBLE SHOOTING POINTS
TROUBLE
SHOOTING
CHART
SYMPTOM
CAUSE
Semi-automatic
head stops under a
load or does not
turn when switch is
pressed.
Line does not
1.
advance or breaks
while cutting.
2.
3.
4.
.
Line welds
1.
onto spool.
2,
3.
Line releases
continuously.
1. Crowding trimmer line against material
being cut.
2. Electrical failure.
3. Thrown circuit breaker.
4. Debris wrapped at semi-automatic
head.
5 None ofthe above.
,
2,
3.
Line usage is
1.
excessive.
Line pulls back
into head.
.
3.
4.
.
t.
2.
3,
4.
5.
,
,,,,,
Line improperly routed in semi-automatic
1.
head.
Line improperly wound onto spool.
2.
Line size incorrect.
3.
Too little line outside semi-automatic
4.
head.
Dirt accumulated on cover.
Line size incorrect.
incorrect spoof.
Crowding line against material being cut.
Line improperly routed in semi-automatic
head.
Damaged spool.
Damaged drive gear.
Line improperly routed in semi-automatic
head.
Line size incorrect.
2.
Crowding line against material being cut.
3.
Spool teeth worn or damaged.
4.
Too little line outside of semi-automatic
head.
Line size incorrect.
REMEDY
Back trimmer head away from grass being
cut; allow tip of line to do the cutting.
Contact your Sears Service Center/Dept.
Check breaker box.
Remove debris.
Contact your Sears Service Center/Dept.
Remove cover, Check line routing.
Rewind line tightly and evenly.
Use only .065" diameter line.
Remove cover. Pul! 4" of line to outside.
5. Clean cover.
1. Use only .065" diameter line.
2. Use proper spool.
3. Cut with tip of line, fully extended.
1. Remove cover. Check line routing.
2. Replace spool
3. Contact your Sears Service Center/Dept.
1. Remove cover. Check line routing.
Use only .065" diameter line.
Cut with tip of line.
Replace spool.
1. Remove cover. Pull 4" of line to outside.
2; Use only .065" diameter line.
If situations occur which are not covered in this manual, use care and good judgement.
ff you need assistance, contact your Sears Service Center/Departmdnt
or the
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE HOTLINE at 1-800-235-5878.
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