Weedeater Featherlite FL1500 Clutch Failure

Hello Everyone,

My Weedeater Featherlite FL1500 head starts to spin rigorously as soon as I start the engine. I do not know why it is doing so. I have tried to fix it but all in vain. Has someone faced this issue? If yes then please share some tested solutions.

Thanks a lot


Hi Louis,

The main reason behind this problem is worn out springs of a clutch. The Weedeater head can be damaged easily. Well, it fails due to various wear-related issues. When the clutch fails, the Weedeater’s does not spin at all or it spins intermittently. When you see that springs are badly –out, you might be capable of getting the Weedeater working by simply replacing them. On some models, removing a clutch directly from a crank tube is an easy task as you just have to remove 1 or 2 screws. Nowadays, you can get the replacement clutches easily.


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