Akmal Dawson: Hi, when replacing old gear or bearing grease from a petrol string trimmer
gear case/gearbox, how much (ml) of grease would you recon to pump in the
John Fritz: Thanks Mark for the video explaining how to replace the drive shaft on a
It answered several questions I had about this repair.
Vonnie Vanderau: appreciated the helpfulness of your video. I have a question . Can I
replace a curved shaft on an Echo GT-225 with a straight shaft without
causing myself any problems?
Anthony Hernandez: If the original shaft is broken, how do you remove the bottom piece?
franks67: You should make a vid on how to replace the bearings on an Echo weed eater.
I have an Echo srm260. And the guys at the shop said they had to replace
them. How does one know when your bearings are going out on your trimmer??
Akmal Dawson: Hi, love your easy step by step tutorials, please make a video on greasing
the gear case on a string trimmer. thanks
Mohamad Ferdaws: great job
would you know why my pull robe wouldn't retract back to it's original
youtubificationizer: WOULD BE NICE TO KNOW HOW TO PUT THE STRING TRIMMER PART BACK ON TO THE
sissy murphy: what if the shaft broke off at the bottom .Do you take the bottom off to
take out the broken piece that is still in there
juan espinoza: nice way to do important things. good job easy top learn
Reaz Mohammed: what grease did you use on the new drive cable?
nick Yates: this is great!
I never knew it was this easy!
Tony M: I have a Gt225 as well. When you lubricate the shaft every 3 months or 90
hours, the manual indicates that this operation is performed by removing
the cutter head and removing the shaft that way. The shaft comes completely
out of the machine. You can replace it that way as well. The manual calls
for Power BlendX grease, part number 91014' or any lithium based grease.
seniorsurveyor: I should of added, my trimmer is a Weed Eater FeatherLite. I have had it
since 2003. Carb rebuilt twice, gas lines replaced twice. Still works well,
used only around my home.
seniorsurveyor: I do appreciate you taking the time to create and post this helpful video,
and it did help me somewhat. However, you make no mention of what to do in
the event the trimmer head brass pulley drops down from the encasing shaft,
allowing the internal drive shaft to disengage from the pulley head. I
found no information on this particular problem (which is why I started
searching) so, I merely used a cold chisel to crimp the encasing shaft
around the bass pulley head, after cleaning the nut piece attached to the
bass pulley head, and sliding the brass pulley head into the encasing
shaft. It works! Now comes the test of time. Again, thank you.
luiscuevas120372: This video help me a lot thanks
kodibass: you made that look so easy, thanks
trackie250: Mark, how do I get the broken end of the shaft out of the far end of the
eReplacementParts.com: Many trimmer manufactures offer their own grease for this repair so check
your owners manual first. If not, a general purpose chassis grease or wheel
& bearing grease seems to work fine. Thanks for watching, -Mark
Ajcares43: How do you take the shaft off from the end the line assembly is on?
504futbolfan: eReplacementParts is the s#%t! Great vid which saved me cash and downtime.
48busman: What kind of grease do you use? Great vid
joe bloggs: The motor on my strimmer is loose from the shaft and the tool vibrates very
badly when in use, the screws are both tight. Any ideas.
Typey1: Good video thanks
boogerhead0: Hi Mark, what's the new spring part number for that specific machine in
Dennis Peoples: how to remove the head from the GT225
hocuspocusjokerride: thats what you get with a curved shaft weedeater, them things are not worth
a crap, straight shaft weedeaters are the only kind to buy
Russell Atwell: Great video,very well done!
pqxxedf: Can't you use a screwdriver or whatever to push it into the shaft and let
it fall out on the motor end?
sneezie22: Apparently not the first shaft Mark has greased before insertion !
eReplacementParts.com: You will need to remove the tube end on near the trimmer head if possible.
If the end is not removable then you will likely need to replace both the
cable and the shaft. Good luck with your repair, -Mark
ILoveUberHaxorNova: Hey eReplacements. I bought a new head for my craftsman weed eater and i
think it is too heavy for it because it keep stalling. Could turning up the
idle fix this problem?
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