How to Replace Ryobi Trimmer Line – Step by step with photos

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We recently purchased an electric Ryobi String Trimmer, and have grown to LOVE it! The unit automatically bumps out string, so there’s absolutely no hassle while trimming your weeds, and uses replacement cartridges that are pre-wound for your convenience!

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How to Replace the Trimmer Line in your Ryobi String Trimmer:

  1. Pinch the sides of the gray cap that secures the trimmer line. Ryobi trimmer line head with a gray cap on the end that secures the line inside
  2. Pull the gray cap off. Ryobi trimmer line head with the gray cap on the end being pulled off
  3. Set the gray cap off to the side. Now you can see your string trimmer cartridge. Ryobi trimmer line head with the gray cap removed and an empty line cartridge in the head of the trimmer
  4. Pull out the empty string trimmer cartridge to throw away. Ryobi trimmer line head with an empty cartridge removed
  5. Grab your new Ryobi string trimmer cartridge. It should come tightly wound with the end of the line secured to the plastic cartridge. New Ryobi string trimmer line cartridge
  6. Unhook the string from the cartridge. New Ryobi string trimmer line cartridge with the new line unthreaded from the cartridge
  7. Thread the string through the hole on the head of the string trimmer, with the words on the cartridge facing towards you. Ryobi trimmer line head with a new trimmer string cartridge being threaded through the hole on the end of the unit
  8. Secure the new cartridge on the rod inside the head of the trimmer. Ryobi trimmer line head with a new trimmer string cartridge being threaded through the hole on the end of the unit
  9. Pull the string out just a bit, so it can’t accidentally get unthreaded through the hole. A Ryobi string trimmer with a new cartridge full of line installed on the end of the unit.
  10. Replace the gray cap. A Ryobi string trimmer with a gray cap on the end

Viola! You are done!

I hope this helped,

With Love, Erika Nora

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