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Troubleshooting; Maintenance; Protecting The Environment - Black & Decker GLC1423L Manual

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Unplug the tool.
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Keep the tabs (21) depressed and remove the spool cover
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(22) from the housing (7).
Remove the empty spool (23) from the housing.
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Remove any dirt and grass from the spool cover and
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housing.
Take the new spool and push it onto the boss in the
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housing. Rotate the spool slightly until it is seated.
Unclip the end of the cutting line and guide the line into
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the eyelet (24). The line should protrude approx. 11 cm
from the spool cover.
Align the tabs (21) on the spool cover with the cut outs
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(25) in the housing.
Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
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into place.
Warning! If the cutting lines protrude beyond the trimming
blade (26), cut them off so that they just reach the blade.
Winding new line onto an empty spool (fig. N - P)
You may wind new cutting line onto an empty spool.
Replacement packs of cutting line are available from your
Black & Decker dealer (cat. no. A6170 (25 m), A6171 (40 m)).
Remove the empty spool from the tool as described
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above.
Remove any remaining cutting line from the spool.
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Feed 2 cm of cutting line into the hole (27) in the spool as
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shown (fig. N).
Bend the cutting line and anchor it in the L-shaped slot
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(28).
Wind the cutting line onto the spool in the direction of the
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arrow. Make sure to wind the line on neatly and in layers.
Do not criss-cross (fig. P).
When the wound cutting line reaches the recesses (29),
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cut the line. Let the line protrude approx. 12 cm from the
spool and hold a finger on the line to keep it in place (fig.
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Proceed as described above to fit the spool on the tool.
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Warning! Only use the appropriate type of Black & Decker
cutting line.

Troubleshooting

If your tool seems not to operate properly, follow the
instructions below. If this does not solve the problem, please
contact your local Black & Decker repair agent.
Warning! Before proceeding, unplug the tool.
Appliance runs slowly
Check that the spool housing can rotate freely. Carefully
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clean it if necessary.
Check that the cutting line does not protrude more than
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11 cm from the spool housing. If it does, cut it off so that it
just reaches the line trimming blade.
(Original instructions)
Automatic line feed does not work
Keep the tabs depressed and remove the spool cover
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from the housing.
Pull the cutting line until it protrudes 11 cm from the
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housing. If insufficient cutting line is left on the spool,
install a new spool of cutting line as instructed above.
Align the tabs on the spool cover with the cut outs in the
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housing.
Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
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into place.
If the cutting line protrudes beyond the trimming blade, cut
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it off so that it just reaches the blade.
If the automatic line feed still does not work or the
spool is jammed, try the following suggestions:
Carefully clean the spool cover and housing.
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Remove the spool and check if the lever can move freely.
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Remove the spool and unwind the cutting line, then wind it
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on neatly again as described above. Replace the spool as
instructed.

Maintenance

Your Black & Decker corded/cordless appliance/tool has been
designed to operate over a long period of time with a minimum
of maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation depends
upon proper tool/appliance care and regular cleaning.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on corded/
cordless power tools:
Switch off and unplug the appliance/tool.
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Or switch off and remove the battery from the appliance/
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tool if the appliance/tool has a separate battery pack.
Or run the battery down completely if it is integral and then
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switch off.
Unplug the charger before cleaning it. Your charger does
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not require any maintenance apart from regular cleaning.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool/appliance
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and charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
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not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Regularly clean the cutting line and spool using a soft
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brush or dry cloth.
Regularly use a blunt scraper to remove grass and dirt
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from the underneath of the guard.

Protecting the environment

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Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
ENGLISH
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