“Black&Decker GL 716”: How To Replace The Trimmer Head?

No matter how well I work on the summer cottage or country house acquired by us electric trimmer, sooner or later the time will come when we need remove the head trimmer for replacement or prophylaxis. Immediately make a reservation to spend fishing line replacement trim head is not completely removed. In this article, I will tell you how to completely remove or replace the mowing head using the example of the BlackDecker GL716 electric trimmer.

The procedure for removing the trimmer mowing head.

The design and mounting of the working part of the electric mow differ significantly from different manufacturers. But considering that in our markets there are many copies of less well-known brands, the described procedure may suit the owners of other portable garden equipment for lawn and grass care.

Tool to replace the trimmer head.

To replace, remove the mowing head from the tool, we will need an asterisk attachment, usually supplied in the kit, or a flat wide screwdriver. Use a hex instead of an asterisk does not work, the nozzle slips, licking the edges of the asterisk on the screw.

How to remove the head on the trimmer “BlackDecker GL 716”?

The trimmer has the top location of the engine and a curved bar. For convenience, turn it down the engine or laid horizontally. We disassemble the mowing head. To do this, simultaneously press the side latches and remove the top cover. Disconnect the spool with fishing line.

In the middle of the head body, a slightly recessed dark-coloured screw is visible. Fix the head housing with one hand and use the nozzle in the form of an asterisk to unscrew the screw counterclockwise. If there is no asterisk at hand, you can make it with a wide flat screwdriver.

Now to remove the trimmer head, pull it towards you. If it is soured and firmly seated in place, then add to the effort light rocking movements, periodically changing places of their application. Do not apply harsh and shock force. The body is plastic, and it is fairly easy to damage.

Installing the mowing head on the trimmer Black & Decker.

Install the mowing head on the trimmer in the reverse order. When installing the screw in place, it is tightened with medium force.

I wish you a successful holiday season and garden equipment did not let down. I hope my advice on how to remove the mowing head on the trimmer BlackDecker GL716 saved you time and nerves.