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Troubleshooting; Maintenance; Saw Chain Sharpening; Saw Chain Tension - Black & Decker GKC1825L User Manual

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Troubleshooting

Problem
Possible cause
Lock button not
Tool will not start
pressed.
Battery not charged
corectly
Chain tension is too
Chain does not stop
slack
within 2 seconds
when the tool is
switched off
Bar/chain appear hot/
Oil tank empty
smoking
Oil hole blocked on
chain bar
Chain tension is too
tight
Guide bar sprocket
nose needs greasing
Chainsaw does not
Chain on backwards
cut well
Chainsaw not using
Debris in tank
oil
Oil hole in cap blocked
Debris in chain bar
Debris in oil outlet
Chainsaw stops
Battery depleted
suddnely during use
Battery too hot
Voltage limit protection

Maintenance

Regular maintenance ensures a long effective life for the tool.
Possible solution
We recommend you make the following checks on a regular
basis.
Press the lock button.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on power tools:
Fit the battery
u
Charge the battery
Oil level
The level in the reservoir should not be allowed to fall below
battery
a quarter full.
Check chain tension
Saw chain and guide bar
u
Check oil tank level
u
E) and clear the groove
u
around the edge of the
chainbar.
Check chain tension

Saw chain sharpening

If you are to get the best possible performance from the tool it
Oil the guide bar
is important to keep the teeth of the saw chain sharp.
sprocket nose
Guidance for this procedure is found on the sharpener pack-
Check/modify chain
age.
direction
Replacing worn out saw chains
Sharpen
Replacement saw chains are available through retailers or
Empty oil from tank and
Black & Decker service agents. Always use genuine spare
replace
parts. (Replacements chain part number A6125CSL-XJ).
Remove debris from
hole
Saw chain sharpness
Remove debris and
The saw chain cutters will blunt immediately if they touch the
clean the chain bar
ground or a nail while cutting.
Remove debris

Saw chain tension

Re-charge battery if
Regularly check the saw chain tension.
required.
Leave the battery to
What to do if your chainsaw needs repair.
cool for atleast 30
Your chainsaw is manufactured in accordance with the rel-
minutes before
evant safety requirements. Repairs should only be carried out
proceeding or charging.
Restart the chainsaw.
may result in considerable danger to the user. We recommend
Let the tool work at its
you keep this user manual in a safe place.
own pace. Do not
overload .
(Original instructions)
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.
Oil sprocket nose and chain bar via the sprocket lubrica-
wear around the guide bar rails.
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