Care and maintenance
The advice given in this section covers the
general care and maintenance of the main
body of your mower. Advice relating to the
blades is given in "Maintenance of blades".
Warning! Do not use an extension cable
which shows signs of damage. Fit a new
cable completely - do not make any
permanent or temporary repairs.
Always keep your mower clean and free
from grass cuttings, especially the
underside of the cutter deck and the air
Check all electrical cables at regular
intervals, looking for signs of wear,
abrasion or other damage.
At the end of each cutting session we
recommend that the build up of grass on
the underside of the cutter cover is
removed using a blunt scraper.
Clean all plastic components with a
Caution: Do not use solvents or cleaning
fluids as these may damage the plastic
components of your mower.
If your mower does not operate correctly,
use the following table to locate the problem.
Warning! Always disconnect your mower
from the electrical supply before carrying out
Possible cause Remedy
but blade does
No noise and
Plug your mower
into an alternative
Fit a new fuse.
check all electrical
Re-set RCD in
What to do if your mower needs
For after sales service please refer to the section
'Lawnmowers & Garden' within your local
Unwanted products and the
Should you find one day that your mower
needs replacement, or is of no further
use to you, think of the protection of the
environment. Black & Decker service agents
will accept your old mower and will dispose of
it in an environmentally safe way.
Black & Decker lawn and garden
This guarantee provides 36 months parts cover
and 12 months labour (UK), 24 months parts
cover and labour (Australia and New Zealand).
In all cases proof of purchase will be required.
lf your Black & Decker mower becomes defective,
within the guarantee period, due to faulty materials
and workmanship, we guarantee to either replace all
defective parts, or at our discretion, replace your
mower free of charge, provided that:
Your mower is returned to one of our authorised
repair agents with evidence of purchase.
Your mower has been used within the
parameters of its consumer classification.
Your mower has not been used for hire purposes.
Repairs have not been attempted by anyone
other than our authorised repair agents.
The failure represents normal wear and tear.
This guarantee is offered as an extra benefit and is
additional to your statutory rights.
Our guarantee policy
Failures due to the following are not covered:
Replacing worn or damaged blades, nylon line
and chains, or cables damaged during storage
or use. These are regarded as replacement items
which wear during normal usage.
Failures as a result of sudden impact or obvious
Failures due to usage not in accordance with
instructions and recommendations contained in