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Maintenance - Black & Decker glc2500 Manual

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Adjusting the height (fig. J)
The telescopic shaft (36) allows you to set the tool to a
comfortable height.
Loosen the collar (6).
To increase the height, slide the shaft out.
To reduce the height, slide the shaft in.
Tighten the collar.
Switching on and off (fig. K)
For your safety, this tool is equipped with a double switching
system. This system prevents starting the tool inadvertently.
Switching on
Push the lock-off button (2) backward using your thumb
and at the same time squeeze the on/off switch (1).
Release the lock-off button.
Switching off
Release the on/off switch (1).
Warning! Never attempt to lock a switch in the on position.
Setting the tool to trimming or edging mode
(fig. L - N)
The tool can be used in trimming mode as shown in fig. L or in
edging mode to trim overhanging grass along lawn edges and
flower beds as shown in fig. M.
Trimming mode (fig. L & N)
For trimming, the trimmer head should be in the position
shown in fig. L. If it is not:
While holding the secondary handle with one hand, take
the collar (7) in the other hand as shown (fig. L).
Push the collar in the direction of the trimmer head and
rotate it counterclockwise until the trimmer head engages
in the trimming position (fig. N).
Release the collar.
Set the edge guide (11) to the retracted position.
Edging mode (fig. M & N)
For edging, the trimmer head should be in the position shown
in fig. M. If it is not:
While holding the secondary handle with one hand, take
the collar (7) in the other hand as shown (fig. M).
Push the collar in the direction of the trimmer head and
rotate it clockwise until the trimmer head engages in the
edging position (fig. N).
Release the collar.
Set the edge guide (11) to the retracted position.
Hints for optimum use (fig. L)
Trimming
Hold the tool as shown in fig. L.
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Gently swing the trimmer from side to side as shown in fig. L.
When cutting long grass, work in stages from the top.
Keep the tool away from hard objects and delicate plants.
If the tool starts running slowly, reduce the load.
Edging
Optimum cutting results are achieved on edges deeper than
50 mm.
Do not use the tool to create edges. To create edges,
use an edging spade.
Guide the tool as shown in fig. L. Keep the edge guide
against the lawn edge.
To make a closer cut, slightly tilt the tool.
General
In order to achieve optimum results, only cut dry grass.
If possible, keep the battery connected to the charger and
the charger plugged in whenever the tool is not in use.

Maintenance

Your Black & Decker tool has been designed to operate over a
long period of time with a minimum of maintenance.
Continuous satisfactory operation depends upon proper tool
care and regular cleaning.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on the tool,
remove the battery from the tool. Unplug the charger before
cleaning it.
After use disconnect the battery and check the tool for any
damage.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool 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.
Regularly clean the cutting line and spool using a soft
brush or dry cloth.
Regularly use a blunt scraper to remove grass and dirt
from the underneath of the guard.
Storage
When the tool will not be used for several months, ideally
leave the battery connected to the charger. Otherwise proceed
as follows:
Fully charge the battery.
Remove the battery from the tool.
Store the tool and battery in a secure and dry location.
The storage temperature must always remain in the range
of +5 °C to +40 °C. Place the battery on a level surface.
Before using the tool after prolonged storage, fully charge
the battery again.

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