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.
Before use, inspect the extension
cable for signs of damage, wear and
ageing. Replace the extension cable
if damaged or defective. When using
a cable reel, always unwind the cable
Do not transport the machine while the
power source is running
Firmly grip handle with both hands
when operating the lawn mower.
If at any time it is felt necessary to tilt
the lawn mower, make sure that both
hands remain in the operating position
while the lawn mower is tilted. Keep
both hands in the operating position
until the lawn mower is returned to rest
correctly on the ground.
Never wear radio or music
headphones while operating the lawn
Never attempt to make a wheel height
adjustment while the motor is running
or while the safety key is in the switch
If the lawn mower stalls, turn mower
off, wait for blade to stop, before
attempting to unclog the chute or
remove anything from under the deck.
Keep hands and feet away from
Keep blades sharp.
Always use protective gloves when
handling the lawn mower blade.
If you are using the grass collector,
check it frequently for wear and
deterioration. If excessively worn,
replace with a new grass collector for
Use extreme caution when reversing
or pulling the lawn mower towards you.