Bump feed not working on 15 inch trimmer

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The bump feed is not working on my trimmer. I have rewound the string to ensure it was not too tight and it still is not working. When I bump it on the ground, I do not get any additional line, however periodically it will feed more line (too much) while I am in the middle of using the trimmer (and not touching the bump head to the ground).
So I either have to take the head apart to get more line when needed or it lets too much line out when it should not.
Please advise.

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Posted 8 months ago

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Bryan, it sounds like the line may be wound in the wrong direction, or possibly there’s too much line and it’s bound up inside the head?

Have you verified you’re winding the correct amount of line in the correct direction? Some people with line feed issues find that reducing the amount of line helps, depending on the line you’re using.