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How to Clean Your Grass Trimmer

Your grass trimmer comes into contact with a lot of dirt and debris every time it is used, but it is important to keep the appliance clean, as this will help it work effectively for longer.

Below we have highlighted some key steps you’ll need to take each time you clean your grass trimmer.

Step 1 – Safety Advice

Safety First! Please ensure that you have disconnected the appliance from the mains before starting any repair.

Step 2 – A Good Wipe Down

To begin, start by wiping the trimmer’s casing. This can be done with a damp cloth, when wiping ensure to take care to avoid the switch and motor areas.

Step 3 – Clearing the Vents

Next you will need a soft brush or vacuum cleaner, this is to clear the possible blockages from around the ventilation slots.

When trimming, you’ll want to keep the motor well ventilated – this is important as a poorly ventilated motor can lead to it no longer working and bigger faults down the road.

Step 4 – Cleaning the Dried on Dirt

Inspecting the base of the machine you may find a build-up of dried on grass clippings along with other pockets of debris. Taking a stiff brush, remove any of the grass or dried on muck from around the line feed area and under the guard plate.

There you have it, a simple four step guide to cleaning your trimmer. With regular car and maintenance you can help ensure that your trimmer can continue to run and perform through the entirety of the lawn care season.

If any part of your grass trimmer is found to be broken or you require more spool and line, you’ll be able to find the perfect trimmer spare parts and accessories via eSpares.

The information provide should only be used as a guide. eSpares accept no liability for any problems experienced whilst attempting any advice shown. If in doubt about fixing your appliance, always contact a qualified repairer.


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