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Troubleshooting; Protecting The Environment - Black & Decker GLC2500 User Manual

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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.
When the tool will not be used for several months, ideally leave
the battery connected to the charger. Otherwise proceed as
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.


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, remove the battery from the tool.
Tool 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
10-12 cm from the spool housing. If it does, cut it off so
that it just reaches the line trimming blade.
Automatic line feed does not work
Keep the tabs depressed and remove the spool cover
from the housing.
Lift the spool approx. 6 mm and pull the cutting line until it
protrudes 10-12 cm from the housing. If insufficient cutting
line is left on the spool, install a new spool of cutting line
as instructed above.
Push the spool back into place and rotate it slightly until it
is seated.
Align the tabs on the spool cover with the holes in the
Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
into place.
If the cutting line protrudes beyond the trimming blade,
cut it off so that it just reaches the blade.
If the automatic line feed still does not work, try the following
Carefully clean the spool housing.
Remove the spool and check if the lever can move freely.
Remove the spool and unwind the cutting line, then wind it
on neatly again as described above. Replace the spool as
Spool is jammed
Keep the tabs depressed and remove the spool cover
from the housing.
Carefully clean the spool housing.
Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
into place.

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
raw materials.
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.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have reached
the end of their working life. To take advantage of this service
please return your product to any authorised repair agent who
will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of our
after-sales service and contacts are available on the Internet
Black & Decker batteries can be recharged many
times. At the end of their useful life, discard batteries
with due care for our environment:



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