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Blade Sharpening - Worx WG782 User Manual

24v 14” cordless lawn mower.
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MAINTENANCE
warNiNG: Stop the mower and
remove the safety key before
removing the grass bag.
NoTE: To ensure long and reliable service,
perform the following maintenance
procedures regularly. Check for obvious
defects such as a loose, dislodged or a
damaged blade, loose fittings, and worn
or damaged components. Check that the
covers and guards are all undamaged and
are correctly attached to mower. Carry out
any necessary maintenance or repairs before
operating mower. If the mower should
happen to fail despite regular maintenance,
please call our customer helpline for advice ,
1-866-354-9679..

bladE SharPENiNG

KEEP BLADE SHARP FOR BEST MOWER
PERFORMANCE. A DULL BLADE DOES NOT
CUT GRASS CLEANLY OR MULCH PROPERLY.
WEAR PROPER EYE PROTECTION WHILE
REMOVING, SHARPENING, AND INSTALLING
BLADE. ENSURE THAT SAFETY KEY IS
18
18
REMOVED.
Sharpening the blade twice during a mowing
season is usually sufficient under normal
circumstances. Sand causes the blade to dull
quickly. If your lawn has sandy soil, more
frequent sharpening may be required.
REPLACE BENT OR DAMAGED BLADE
IMMEDIATELY.
whEN SharPENiNG ThE bladE:
1. Make sure blade remains balanced.
2. Sharpen blade at the original cutting angle.
3. Sharpen cutting edges on both ends of
blade, removing equal amounts of material
from both ends.
To SharPEN bladE iN a ViSE (See m)
1. Be sure the switch lever is released, the
blade has stopped and the safety key
removed before removing the blade.
2. Remove blade from mower. See
instructions for removing and attaching
blade.
3. Secure blade M-1 in a vise M-2.
4. Wear safety glasses and gloves and be
24V 14" Cordless lawn mower
careful not to cut yourself.
5. Carefully file the cutting edges of the blade
with a fine tooth file M-3 or sharpening
stone.
6. Check balance of blade. See instructions for
blade balancing.
7 . Replace blade on mower and tighten
securely. Refer to instructions below.
bladE balaNCiNG (See N)
Check balance of blade by placing center
hole in blade N-1 over a nail or screwdriver
shank N-2, clamped horizontally in a vise N-3.
If either end of the blade rotates downward,
file that end. Blade is properly balanced when
neither end drops.
bladE maiNTENaNCE (See o1, o2)
Renew your metal blade after 50 hours
mowing or 2 years, which ever is the sooner-
regardless of condition.
Follow these procedures to remove and
replace the blade. You will need garden gloves
(not provided) and a spanner wrench (not
provided) to remove the blade. Hold the blade
(17) and unscrew the blade bolt (16) counter-
clockwise using a spanner wrench, and then
remove blade.
To re-assemble, position the blade (17) with
the cutting edges towards the ground. Then
securely tighten the blade bolt (16).
STORAGE: (See P1,P2)
Stop the mower and always remove the
safety key. Clean the exterior of the machine
thoroughly using a soft brush and cloth. Do
not use water, solvents or polishes. Remove
all grass and debris, especially from the
ventilation slots.
Turn the machine on its side and clean the
blade area. If grass cuttings are compacted
in the blade area, remove with a wooden or
plastic implement.
Store the mower in a dry place. Do not place
other objects on top of the mower.
To aid storage, release the handle cam lever,
and rotate or fold the upper handle forward.
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