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Qualcast CLGT1825D Instruction Manual

18v lithium-ion cordless grass trimmer
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Qualcast
18V Lithium-ion Cordless Grass Trimmer
Instruction Manual
Important
- Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly
These instructions contain important information that will help you get the best from
your mower, ensuring it is assembled correctly and safely.
If you need help or have damaged or missing parts, call the Customer Helpline
on 0845 077 8888.
After Sales Support
UK/Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Web
www.homebasespares.co.uk
0845 077 8888
0124 77708
Sep 2012

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  • Page 1 Qualcast 18V Lithium-ion Cordless Grass Trimmer Instruction Manual After Sales Support UK/Ireland 0845 077 8888 Republic of Ireland 0124 77708 www.homebasespares.co.uk Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly These instructions contain important information that will help you get the best from your mower, ensuring it is assembled correctly and safely.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Information ............................3 Warning Symbols ............................3 General Safety ..............................4 Personal Safety ............................4 Power Tool Use and Care ..........................5 Service ................................5 Additional Safety Rules for Line Trimmers ....................5 Unpacking ..............................6 In the Box .................................7 Parts ................................7 Assembly ................................8 Fitting the Guard ............................8 Adjusting the Secondary Handle ........................9 To Remove or Install Battery Pack ......................9 Usage ................................10...
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Warning Symbols The following warning symbols appear throughout this assembly manual and indicate the appropriate safety measures you should take when assembly and operating the hedge trimmer. Take extra care, beware of hazards. Read instruction manual.
  • Page 4: General Safety

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly General Safety IMPORTANT! All operators must read these instructions before use. WARNING! Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow all warnings, and instructions may result in electric shock, fire or serious injury. Save all warnings and instructions for future reference Work Area •...
  • Page 5: Power Tool Use And Care

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Power Tool Use and Care • Do not use the power tool for applications that are beyond it’s capacity. Use the correct power tool for your application. The correct power tool will do the job better and more safely at the rate for which it was designed.
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Additional Safety Rules for Line Trimmers (continued) • Ensure that the area being cut is free from strings, stones and debris. • Do not cut against hard objects. This could cause injury to the operator and damage to the tool. •...
  • Page 7: In The Box

    In the Box Parts Battery Secondary handle Motor housing Line cutting blade Handle Telescopic shaft Flower guard Battery charger adjustment lock Trigger switch Nylon line Trimming/edging Telescopic shaft locking system Lock-off button Automatic feed spool Head adjustment Handle adjustment Debris shield button button Customer Helpline 0845 077 8888...
  • Page 8: Assembly

    Assembly Fitting the Guard 2. Align the 3 screw holes in the guard with the screw holes in the base of the unit. 3. Attach the flower guard to the motor housing. Note! Sharp blade Customer Helpline 0845 077 8888...
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Secondary Handle

    Assembly Adjusting the Secondary Handle 5. To adjust the secondary handle press in the secondary handle buttons and rotate the handle to the desired position then release the buttons to lock it into place. To Remove or Install Battery Pack 6.
  • Page 10: Usage

    Usage Adjusting the Telescopic Handle 7a. Loosen the telescopic shaft adjustment locking system , adjust the shaft to a comfortable height. Make sure to tighten the sleeve once the desired length is found. Adjusting the Front Handle Customer Helpline 0845 077 8888...
  • Page 11: Head Angle Adjustment

    Usage Head Angle Adjustment 8a. The head can be adjusted so that it is horizontal with the ground, this feature helps you get access to areas such as under bushes and garden furniture.The shaft can be lowered by pressing the adjustment button and set to the desired angle.
  • Page 12: Operating Instructions & Tips

    Operating Instructions & Tips Before Starting The battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a low charge condition. You should charge the battery pack fully before use. Before use, follow these steps to check that the tool is working properly and the length of the line is correct: •...
  • Page 13: Increasing The Cutting Line Length

    Operating Instructions & Tips Increasing the Cutting Line Length • Before the first cutting, ensure the cutting line is the correct length. If the line is too short, remove the spool cover by depressing the 2 tabs on either side of the spool housing (fig 10). •...
  • Page 14: Switching On And Off

    Operating Instructions & Tips Switching ON and OFF • Slide the the fully charged battery into the battery housing underneath the handle. • Press the lock-off button , then press the trigger switch • To switch OFF, release the trigger switch. WARNING! The tool runs for approximately 5 seconds after it has been switched off.
  • Page 15: Trimming

    Operating Instructions & Tips Trimming WARNING! Ensure the work area is free from rocks, debris, lines and other foreign objects. • Start the trimmer before approaching the grass to be cut. • The automatic line feed mechanism releases 12mm of line when the trimmer reaches a certain speed. If you need the spool to release more line, release the trigger to slow the rotation speed then squeeze the trigger again and continue trimming.
  • Page 16: Flower Guard

    Operating Instructions & Tips Flower Guard The flower guard acts as a guide to help avoid damaging flowers and plants. It can be folded into a vertical position when not needed. Compact Body Size For convenient carrying and storage Customer Helpline 0845 077 8888...
  • Page 17: Installing Battery In Charger

    Operating Instructions & Tips Installing Battery In Charger Note! • Connect the plug of charger with battery (fig 4). • The red indicator light will come ON when the charger is connected to the mains supply. • The red light stays on when the battery is charging. •...
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    Maintenance Storage 1. Keep the trimmer out of direct sunlight. 2. Do not store in a nylon bag as this can encourage the formation of mold. 3. At the end of the season, give the trimmer a complete cleaning and a thorough check. 4.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting General Troubleshooting The following table provides solutions to common problems encountered with the hedge trimmer. Fault Possible Cause Solution Product does not start Battery pack not properly insert properly inserted Battery pack discharged Remove and charge battery pack Battery pack damaged Check by a specialist electrician Other electrical defect to the Check by a specialist electrician...
  • Page 20: Disposal

    Disposal Disposal and Recycling Do not dispose with household waste. Recycle products and components according to local legal requirements. Getting Help After sales helpline number: 0845 077 8888 Spare parts purchases: www.homebasespares.co.uk Customer Helpline 0845 077 8888...