PH1400 String Trimmer Head Not Rotating

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Unit trims fine for about 30 seconds and then head stops turning. Drive is still running but no head a disengaged gear or spline or whatever. When I release the run button and manually turn head back and forth just a little, it starts working again.............for another few seconds. Any help?
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Posted 2 years ago

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That’s a new one!

If you separate the attachment from the powerhead is it possible to see whether the attachment shaft disengages from the trimmer head? What I mean is, can you turn the trimmer head without the shaft turning inside?

You might just have to give Ego Customer Service a call and let them figure it out for you. If you do call, try calling early in the day during the week if possible to avoid long wait times.
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Thanks. I talked to Ego and in the process I detached the Trimmer from the Head. When I did this I heard a distinct clicks AS IF it had never been connected completely. Tested after reconnecting. Worked OK. Will see what it does in a week or so under real life load.
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Not to worry, someone else had posted they had done the same thing last week :-)
I hope you  enjoy the PowerHead trimmer, It's my all time favorite.