Winding a new cutting line onto an empty spool
(fig. G - I)
You may wind new cutting line onto an empty spool.
Replacement packs of cutting line are available from your
Black & Decker dealer (cat. no. A6170 (25 m), A6046 (37.5 m)
& A6171 (40 m).
Remove the empty spool from the tool as described
Remove any remaining cutting line from the spool.
Feed 2 cm of cutting line into one of the holes (17) in the
spool as shown.
Wind the cutting line onto the spool in the direction of the
arrow (18). Make sure to wind the line on neatly and in
layers. Do not criss-cross.
Let the line protrude approximately 10 cm from the spool
and hold a finger on the line to keep it in place.
Proceed as described above to fit the spool on the tool.
Warning! Only use the appropriate type of Black & Decker
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
Safely dispose of the old plug.
Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality plugs.
Recommended fuse: 5 A.
If your tool seems not to operate properly, follow the
instructions below. If this does not solve the problem, please
contact your local Black & Decker repair agent.
Warning! Before proceeding, unplug the tool.
Appliance runs slowly
Check that the spool housing can rotate freely. Carefully
clean it if necessary.
Check that the cutting line does not protrude more than
11 cm from the spool housing. If it does, cut it off so that it
just reaches the line trimming blade.
If the bump feed does not work
Keep the tabs depressed and remove the spool cover
from the housing.
Pull the cutting line until it protrudes 11 cm from the
housing. If insufficient cutting line is left on the spool,
install a new spool of cutting line as instructed above.
Align the tabs on the spool cover with the cut outs in the
Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
If the cutting line protrudes beyond the trimming blade,
cut it off so that it just reaches the blade.
If the bump feed still does not work or the spool is jammed, try
the following suggestions:
Carefully clean the spool cover and housing.
Remove the spool and check that the spring is in place.
Remove the spool and unwind the cutting line, then wind it
on neatly again as described above. Replace the spool as
Your Black & Decker corded/cordless appliance/tool has been
designed to operate over a long period of time with a minimum
of maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation depends
upon proper tool/appliance care and regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on corded/
cordless power tools:
Switch off and unplug the appliance/tool.
Or switch off and remove the battery from the appliance/
tool if the appliance/tool has a separate battery pack.
Or run the battery down completely if it is integral and then
Unplug the charger before cleaning it. Your charger does
not require any maintenance apart from regular cleaning.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool/appliance
and charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand for
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of
electrical products from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase a new product.