12. Use the batteries only with the products
non-compliant products may result in a fire, exces-
sive heat, explosion, or leak of electrolyte.
13. If the tool is not used for a long period of time,
the battery must be removed from the tool.
14. During and after use, the battery cartridge may
take on heat which can cause burns or low
temperature burns. Pay attention to the han-
dling of hot battery cartridges.
15. Do not touch the terminal of the tool imme-
diately after use as it may get hot enough to
16. Do not allow chips, dust, or soil stuck into the
terminals, holes, and grooves of the battery
cartridge. It may result in poor performance or
breakdown of the tool or battery cartridge.
17. Unless the tool supports the use near
high-voltage electrical power lines, do not use
the battery cartridge near a high-voltage elec-
trical power lines. It may result in a malfunction
or breakdown of the tool or battery cartridge.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
can be with Makita battery cartridge or AC adaptor.
Dimensions (L x W x H)
Net weight (without battery cartridge)
Due to our continuing program of research and development, the specifications herein are subject to change
Specifications may differ from country to country.
Applicable battery cartridge and charger
Some of the battery cartridges and chargers listed above may not be available depending on your region of
Only use the battery cartridges and chargers listed above. Use of any other battery cartridges
and chargers may cause injury and/or fire.
Battery running time
Following table refers to some of battery cartridges from Makita. The estimated running time of full charged battery is
Installing the batteries to
Only use genuine Makita batteries.
Use of non-genuine Makita batteries, or batteries that
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
Tips for maintaining maximum
Charge the battery cartridge before completely dis-
charged. Always stop tool operation and charge the
battery cartridge when you notice less tool power.
Never recharge a fully charged battery cartridge.
Overcharging shortens the battery service life.
Charge the battery cartridge with room tempera-
ture at 10 °C - 40 °C (50 °F - 104 °F). Let a hot
battery cartridge cool down before charging it.
When not using the battery cartridge, remove
it from the tool or the charger.
Charge the battery cartridge if you do not use
it for a long period (more than six months).
D.C. 36 V - 40 V max
100 – 240V, 50 / 60Hz, 1.2A max
143 mm x 333 mm x 463 mm ( 5-5/8" x 13-1/8" x 18-1/4" )
2.0 kg (4.2 lbs)
BL4025 / BL4040