Check for any damage to the
appliance, replace or repair any
damaged parts, check for and tighten
any loose parts.
Take care to keep the mains cable
away from the blade. Always be aware
of the position of the cable.
The motor will continue to run for a few
seconds after switching the appliance
off. Never attempt to force the blade to
come to a standstill.
Maintenance and storage
Before use, check the appliance for
damaged or defective parts.
Check for misalignment and seizure
of moving parts, breakage of parts,
damage to guards and switches
and any other conditions that may
affect its operation. Ensure that the
appliance will operate properly and
perform its intended function. Never
use the appliance when any guard or
enclosure is damaged or not in place.
Do not use the appliance if any part is
damaged or defective. Do not use the
appliance if the switch does not turn it
on and off.
Have any damaged or defective parts
repaired or replaced by an authorised
Check the cable frequently for
damage. If the cable is damaged, it
must be replaced by an authorised
repair agent in order to prevent a
hazard. Inspect extension cables
periodically. Replace a damaged
extension cable immediately.
Keep all nuts, bolts and screws on
the appliance tight to ensure a safe
Check the grass collector for wear or
damage and replace it if necessary.
Never use the appliance without the
Be careful during adjustment of the
machine to prevent entrapment of the
fingers between moving blades and
fixed parts of the machine.
When servicing the blades be aware
that, even though the power source is
switched off, the blades can still be
When not in use, the appliance should
be stored in a dry place. Children
should not have access to stored
Always allow the machine to cool
down before storing.
Ensure that only replacement cutting
means of the right type are used.
Use only BLACK+DECKER
recommended spare parts and
Additional safety instructions for
Always use an approved extension
cable suitable for the power input of
this tool (see technical data). The
extensioncable must be suitable for
outdoor use and marked accordingly.
Up to 30 m of 1.5 mm2 HO5VV-F
extension cable can be used without
loss of product performance.