Reel will not cast with ease or for a reasonable distance.
POSSIBLE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS
CAUSE: Spool tension washers worn.
SOLUTION: Replace or reverse spool tension washers.
CAUSE: Spool tension adjusted too tight.
SOLUTION: Hold rod at 45° angle and depress spool release button / bar. Adjust spool tension knob to the point where the lure is descending very slowly (almost to the point of stopping). This adjustment should be performed every tima a lure is changed.
CAUSE: Old grease on spool shaft.
SOLUTION: Clean and relubricate spool shaft with light oil.
CAUSE: Spool shaft bent.
SOLUTION: Replace spool assembly.
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