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Troubleshooting; Maintenance - Black & Decker GK1830 Manual

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When supported at one end:
First cut one third up to avoid splintering and second, cut
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down to prevent splintering.
When on a slope (fig. L):
Always stand on the uphill side.
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When attempting to cut a log on the ground (fig. L):
Secure the workpiece using chocks or wedges. The user
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or a bystander should not steady the log by sitting or
standing on it. Make sure that the saw chain does not
contact the ground.
When using a saw horse (fig. M):
This is strongly recommended whenever possible.
Position the log in a stable position. Always cut on the
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outside of the saw horse arms. Use clamps or straps to
secure the workpiece.

Troubleshooting

Problem
Possible cause
Tool will not start
Lock button not
pressed.
Front guard in the
brake position
Blown fuse
Tripped RCD
Mains lead not
connected
Chain does not
Chain tension is
stop instantly
too slack
when the tool is
switched off
Bar/chain appear
Oil tank empty
hot/smoking
Oil hole blocked
on chain bar
Chain tension is
too tight
Guide bar
sprocket
nose needs
greasing
Problem
Chainsaw does
not cut well
Chainsaw not
using oil

Maintenance

Regular maintenance ensures a long effective life for the
tool. We recommend you make the following checks on a
regular basis.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on power tools:
Possible
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solution
Press the lock
Oil level
button.
The level in the reservoir should not be allowed to fall below
Reset front guard
a quarter full.
Replace fuse
Saw chain and guide bar (fig. G)
Check RCD
u
Check mains
supply
u
Check chain
u
tension
Check oil tank
Saw chain sharpening
level
If you are to get the best possible performance from the tool
Clean oil hole
it is important to keep the teeth of the saw chain sharp.
Guidance for this procedure is found on the sharpener
package. For this purpose we recommend the purchase of
Check chain
the Black & Decker saw chain sharpening kit (available from
tension
Black & Decker service agents and selected dealers).
Oil the guide bar
sprocket nose
Replacing worn out saw chains
Replacement saw chains are available through retailers or
Black & Decker service agents. Always use genuine spare
parts.
(Original instructions)
Possible cause
Chain on
backwards
Debris in tank
Oil hole in cap
blocked
Debris in chain
bar
Debris in oil outlet remove debris
Switch off and disconnect the tool from the mains supply.
After every few hours of use and before storage, remove
the guide bar (7) and the saw chain (6) and clean them
thoroughly.
Make sure that the guard is clean and free from debris.
On reassembling, turn the guide bar (7) through 180° and
oil sprocket nose via the sprocket lubrication hole (16).
This ensures an even distribution of wear around the
guide bar rails.
ENGLISH
Possible
solution
Check/modify
chain direction
Sharpen
Empty oil from
tank and replace
Remove debris
from hole
Remove debris
and clean the
chain bar
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