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English; Important Safety Instructions - Craftsman 138. 99077 Operator's Manual

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When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
instructions before using this blower. To reduce
the risk of electric shock, fire and/or serious
personal injury.
■ Know your blower. Read operator's manual
carefully. Learn its applications and limitations, as
well as the specific potential hazards related to this
blower. Following this rule will reduce the risk of
electric shock, fire, or serious injury.
■ Do not leave blower unattended or running when
turned on.
■ Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is
necessary when used by or near children.
■ Use only accessories that are recommended by
the manufacturer for your model. Accessories that
may be suitable for one blower may create a risk
of injury when used on another blower.
■ Do not handle battery or blower with wet hands.
■ Do not put any object into openings. Do not use
with any opening blocked; keep free of dust, lint,
hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
■ Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of
body away from openings and moving parts.
■ Turn off all controls before removing battery.
■ Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
■ Do not operate blowers in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids,
gases, or dust. Blowers create sparks which may
ignite the dust or fumes.
■ Keep your work area clean and well lit. Cluttered
benches and dark areas invite accidents.
■ Keep bystanders, children, and visitors at least 50
ft. away while operating a blower. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
■ A battery operated blower with integral batteries
or a separate battery pack must be recharged
only with the specified charger for the battery.
A charger that may be suitable for one type of
battery may create a risk of fire when used with
another battery.
■ Use battery operated blower only with specifically
designated battery pack. Use of any other
batteries may create a risk of fire.
■ For use with Craftsman 40 V lithium-ion battery
packs (#29111 2Ah and #29131 4Ah). Refer to
your battery owners manual for further information.
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■ Do not operate charger with a damaged cord
or plug, which could cause shorting and electric
shock. If damaged, have the charger replaced by an
authorized service center.
■ Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use
common sense when operating a blower. Do not
use blower while tired, upset, or under the influence
of drugs, alcohol, or medication. A moment of
inattention while operating blowers may result in
serious personal injury.
■ Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewelry. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves away
from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long
hair can be caught in moving parts.
■ Secure long hair above shoulder level to prevent
entanglement in moving parts.
■ Avoid accidental starting. Be sure switch is in the
locked or off position before inserting battery pack.
Carrying blowers with your finger on the switch or
inserting the battery pack into a blower with the
switch on invites accidents.
■ Use safety equipment. Always wear eye protection.
Dust mask, non-skid safety shoes, or hearing
protection must be used for appropriate conditions.
■ Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Contain long
hair. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be
drawn into air vents.
■ Do not use on a ladder, rooftop, tree, or other
unstable support. Stable footing on a solid surface
enables better control of the blower in unexpected
■ Do not use blower if switch does not turn it on or off.
A blower that cannot be controlled with the switch is
dangerous and must be repaired.
■ For best results, your blower battery should be
charged in a location where the temperature is more
than 50°F but less than 100°F. Do not store outside
or in vehicles.
■ Under extreme usage or temperature conditions,
battery leakage may occur. If liquid comes in
contact with your skin, wash immediately with soap
and water. If liquid gets into your eyes, flush them
with clean water for at least 10 minutes, then seek
immediate medical attention. Following this rule will
reduce the risk of serious personal injury.
■ Do not incinerate this blower even if it is severely
damaged. The batteries can explode in a fire.
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