Care And Maintenance - Black & Decker GT249 User Manual

Hedgetrimmer
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Where the branches are very long,
cut the hedge back in several stages
(short cuttings are easier to tidy up).
When to trim (UK only)
As a general guide, hedges and shrubs
with seasonal leaves (new ones each year)
can be trimmed in June and October.
Evergreens can be trimmed in April
and August.
Conifers and other fast growing shrubs
can be trimmed about every six weeks
from May onwards.
When to trim (Australia & New Zealand
only)
As a general guide, hedges and shrubs
with seasonal leaves (new ones each year)
can be trimmed in December and March.
Evergreens can be trimmed in
September and February.
Conifers and other fast growing shrubs
can be trimmed about every six weeks
from May onwards.
Failure to work
If your hedgetrimmer does not work, unplug it
and check:
The power point (try another tool or appliance).
The plug and its fuse (UK only).
The plug and socket connections (UK only).
If in doubt, get help from a qualified electrician, or visit
your Black & Decker service agent.

Care and maintenance

Switch off and disconnect from power supply
before cleaning or adjusting your machine.
For best performance, keep the blades and air
slots in the motor housing clean. Use a cloth or
brush to remove cuttings, sap or other debris.
Prevent the blades from rusting by applying a film
of light machine oil after cleaning.
Plastic parts may be cleaned by using a non
abrasive cleaner and a cloth dampened with
warm water.
Do not immerse any part of the hedgetrimmer
in water.
Avoid all other types of detergents, cleaners or
solvents. These may contain chemicals that
could seriously damage the plastic. Do not spray
the hedgetrimmer with water, and do not allow
water to enter the hedgetrimmer.
After cleaning, the tool can be stored in its
packaging for protection.
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Self lubricating bearings are used in the tool and
lubrication is not required. (Other than to the
blades as stated above).
What to do if your hedgetrimmer
needs repair
For after sales service please refer to the section
'Lawnmowers & Garden' within your local
Yellow Pages or refer to the warranty sheet.
Unwanted products and the
environment
Should you find one day that your
hedgetrimmer needs replacement, or is of no
further use to you, think of the protection of
the environment. Black & Decker service
agents will accept your old mower and will
dispose of it in an environmentally safe way.
Black & Decker lawn and garden
guarantee
This guarantee provides: 36 months parts cover
and 12 months labour (UK), 24 months parts
cover and labour (Australia and New Zealand).
In all cases proof of purchase will be required.
lf your Black & Decker hedgetrimmer becomes
defective, within the guarantee period, due to faulty
materials and workmanship, we guarantee to either
replace all defective parts, or at our discretion,
replace your hedgetrimmer free of charge,
provided that:
Your hedgetrimmer is returned to one of our
authorised repair agents with evidence of
purchase.
Your hedgetrimmer has been used within the
parameters of its consumer classification.
Your hedgetrimmer has not been used for hire
purposes.
Repairs have not been attempted by anyone
other than our authorised repair agents.
The failure represents normal wear and tear.
This guarantee is offered as an extra benefit and is
additional to your statutory rights.
Our guarantee policy
Failure due to the following are not covered:
Replacing worn or damaged blades, nylon line
and chains, or cables damaged during storage
or use. These are regarded as replacement items
which wear during normal usage.
Failure as a result of sudden impact or obvious
abuse.

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