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Functional Description; Overload Protection - Makita DLW140 Instruction Manual

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Always be sure that the tool is
switched off and the battery cartridge is removed
before adjusting or checking the functions on
the tool. Failure to switch off and remove the battery
cartridge may result in serious personal injury from
accidental start-up.
Unlocking/locking tool head
The tool head can be locked. Always lock the tool head
when not in use or carrying.
To unlock, depress the tool head slightly and push the lock pin.
To lock, return the lock pin while holding down the tool head.
► 1 . Lock pin
Installing or removing battery
Always switch off the tool before
installing or removing of the battery cartridge.
Hold the tool and the battery car-
tridge firmly when installing or removing battery
cartridge. Failure to hold the tool and the battery
cartridge firmly may cause them to slip off your hands
and result in damage to the tool and battery cartridge
and a personal injury.
► 1 . Red indicator 2. Button 3. Battery cartridge
To remove the battery cartridge, slide it from the tool
while sliding the button on the front of the cartridge.
To install the battery cartridge, align the tongue on the
battery cartridge with the groove in the housing and slip
it into place. Insert it all the way until it locks in place
with a little click. If you can see the red indicator on the
upper side of the button, it is not locked completely.
fully until the red indicator cannot be seen. If not,
it may accidentally fall out of the tool, causing injury to
you or someone around you.
forcibly. If the cartridge does not slide in easily, it is
not being inserted correctly.
NOTE: The tool does not work with only one battery
Tool / battery protection system
The tool is equipped with a tool/battery protection sys-
tem. This system automatically cuts off power to the
motor to extend tool and battery life. The tool will auto-
matically stop during operation if the tool or battery is
placed under one of the following conditions.

Overload protection

When the tool is operated in a manner that causes it to
draw an abnormally high current, the tool automatically
stops. In this situation, turn the tool off and stop the
application that caused the tool to become overloaded.
Then turn the tool on to restart.
Overheat protection
When the tool is overheated, the tool stops automati-
cally, and the battery indicator blink about 60 seconds.
In this situation, let the tool cool down before turning the
tool on again.
Overdischarge protection
When the battery capacity becomes low, the tool stops
automatically and the battery indicator of the depleted
battery cartridge will blink. If the product does not oper-
ate even when the switches are operated, remove the
depleted battery cartridge from the tool and charge it.
Always install the battery cartridge
Do not install the battery cartridge



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