For European countries only lected separately and returned to an envi- Makita declares that the following Machine(s): ronmentally compatible recycling facility. Designation of Machine: Cordless Lawn Mower Model No./ Type: DLM431...
Yasushi Fukaya Director 16. Keep hands and feet away from rotating Makita, Jan-Baptist Vinkstraat 2, 3070, Belgium blades. Caution - Blades coast after the mower is switched off. IMPORTANT SAFETY 17. Use only the manufacturer genuine blades INSTRUCTIONS specified in this manual.
Use of non-genuine Makita batteries, or batteries that SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. have been altered, may result in the battery bursting causing fires, personal injury and damage. It will also void the Makita warranty for the Makita tool and WARNING: DO NOT let comfort or familiarity charger. with product (gained from repeated use) replace...
Never recharge a fully charged battery car- tridge. Overcharging shortens the battery service life. Charge the battery cartridge with room tem- perature at 10 °C - 40 °C (50 °F - 104 °F). Let a hot battery cartridge cool down before charging it.
Overdischarge protection Indicating the remaining battery capacity When the battery capacity becomes low, the tool stops automatically. If the product does not operate even when the switches are operated, remove the batteries Only for battery cartridges with "B" at the end of the from the tool and charge the batteries.
This mower is equipped with the interlock switch and handle switch. If you notice anything unusual with either of these switches, stop operation immediately and have them checked by your nearest Makita Authorized Service Center. Install the battery cartridges. Insert the lock key into the interlock switch and then close the battery cover. ► 1 . Mowing height adjusting lever NOTE: The mowing height figures should be used just as a guideline. Depending on the conditions of...
ASSEMBLY WARNING: Always be sure that the lock key and battery cartridge are removed before carrying out any work on the mower. Failure to remove the lock key and the battery cartridge may result in seri- ous personal injury from accidental start-up. WARNING: Never start the mower unless it is completely assembled.
Attach the holders to the handle. Position the power supply cord as shown in the figure. ► 1 . Inner flange 2. Rotational direction arrow 3. Outer flange 4. Bolt 5. Mower blade ► 1 . Holder To install the mower blade, take the removal procedure in reverse. Removing or installing the mower WARNING: Install the blade carefully. It has blade a top/bottom facing. Place the blade so that the rotational direction arrow faces outward.
Mowing a long-grass lawn Do not try to cut long grass all in one go. Instead, mow the lawn in some steps. Leave a day or two between mows until the lawn becomes evenly short. NOTE: Mowing long grass to a short length all in one go may cause the grass to die. The cut grass may also block up inside of the mower body.
Move down the handle for- To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, ward. At this time, keep a firm grip on the lower handle repairs, any other maintenance or adjustment should so that the handle does not fall down to the far side from be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service the mower body. Centers, always using Makita replacement parts. ► 1 . Clamping screw 2. Lower handle 11 ENGLISH...
Abnormal vibration: Blade is imbalanced, excessively or Replace the blade. unevenly worn. stop the mower immediately! If you need any assistance for more details regard- OPTIONAL ing these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center. ACCESSORIES • Mower blade • Makita genuine battery and charger CAUTION:...