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Line guide (level wind) will not travel when cranking.

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Line guide (level wind) will not travel when cranking.

Possible Cause:  Line gude pawl and/or worm shaft is worn or damaged.
Solution:  Replace line guide pawl and/or worm shaft.  Visit the Parts section to order a replacement line guide pawl or worm shaft.

Possible Cause:  Line guide pawl spring bent or missing.
Solution:  Replace line guide spring. Visit the Parts section to order a replacement.

NOTE:  Not all models come with a line guide pawl spring; some models have shims to support pawl.  Make sure the shims are in place.

Possible Cause:  Line guide carrier screw (pawl cap) is loose.
Solution:  Tighten line guide carrier screw.