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Warning! Read these instructions carefully, be
familiar with the controls and the proper use of
the trimmer. Please keep the instructions safe
for later use.
Explanation of symbols on the trimmer
General hazard safety alert.
Read instruction manual.
Wear eye protection.
Beware of thrown or flying objects to bystanders.
Keep bystanders a safe distance away from the ma-
Remove battery before adjusting or cleaning, and
before leaving the machine unattended for any pe-
Do not work in the rain or leave the trimmer
outdoors whilst it is raining.
Never operate the trimmer with damaged guards
or shields or without guards or shields in position.
Do not use the charger if the cord is dam-
Before using the machine and after impact, check
for signs of wear or damage and repair if neces-
Do not operate the trimmer when barefoot or
wearing open sandals, always wear substantial
footwear and long trousers.
Never allow children or people unfamiliar with
these instructions to use the trimmer. Local regu-
lations may restrict the age of the operator. When
not in use store the trimmer out of reach of chil-
This appliance is not intended for used by per-
sons (including children) with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experi-
ence and knowledge, unless they have been
given supervision or instruction concerning use of
the appliance by a person responsible for their
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Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
Never work with this trimmer while people, espe-
cially children or pets are nearby.
The operator or user is responsible for accidents
or hazards occurring to other people or their prop-
Wait until the blade has completely stopped be-
fore touching it. The blade continues to rotate af-
ter the trimmer is switched off, a rotating blade
can cause injury.
Work only in daylight or in good artificial light.
Avoid operating the trimmer in wet grass, where
Switch off when transporting the trimmer to and
from the area to be worked on.
Switch on the trimmer with hands and feet well
away from the rotating line.
Do not put hands or feet near the rotating blade.
Never fit metal cutting elements to this trimmer.
Inspect and maintain the trimmer regularly.
Have the trimmer repaired only by an authorized
customer service agent.
Always ensure that the ventilation slots are kept
clear of debris.
Switch off and remove battery from the trim-
– whenever you leave the machine unattended for
– before replacing the blade
– before cleaning or working on the trimmer.
Store the machine in a secure dry place out of
reach of children. Do not place other objects on
top of the machine.
Replace worn or damaged parts for safety.
Ensure replacement parts fitted are Bosch ap-
Ensure the switch is in the off position before
inserting battery pack. Inserting the battery
pack into machines that have the switch on in-
Recharge only with the charger specified by
the manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for
one type of battery pack may create a risk of fire
when used with another battery pack.
Use machines only with specifically desig-
nated battery packs. Use of any other battery
packs may create a risk of injury and fire.
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