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Makita BLM430 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Cordless Lawn Mower BLM430 LM430D 012295 IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.
  • Page 2: Specifications

    ENGLISH (Original instructions) SPECIFICATIONS Model BLM430 / LM430D Mowing width 430 mm No load speed 3,600 min during operation 1,450 mm -1,490 mm x 460 mm x 950 mm -1,020 mm Dimensions (L x W x H) when stored 490 mm - 500 mm x 460 mm x 810 mm Net weight 17.9 kg...
  • Page 3 Operate the machine only in daylight or in 28. If lawn mower strikes a foreign object, follow good artificial light. these steps: Avoid operating the machine in wet grass. - Stop the mower, release the switch lever and 10. Never operate the mower in the rain. wait until the blade comes to a complete stop.
  • Page 4 40. If the machine starts to vibrate abnormally your eyesight. (check immediately) Do not short the battery cartridge: - inspect for damage, Do not touch the terminals with any - replace or repair any damaged parts, conductive material. - check for and tighten any loose parts. Avoid storing battery cartridge in a 41.
  • Page 5: Functional Description

    Withdraw it from the tool while sliding the button FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION on the front of the cartridge. Close the battery cover. Installing or removing battery cartridge Battery converters (optional accessory) CAUTION: Always switch off the tool before installing or WARNING: •...
  • Page 6 BCV01. handle switch. If you notice anything unusual with either of these switches, stop operation immediately and have BCV02 (optional accessory) them checked by your nearest Makita Authorized Service Center. 1. Battery converter 1. Lock key...
  • Page 7: Adjusting The Mowing Height

    The tool is operated in a manner that causes light alternately, the battery may have malfunctioned. it to draw an abnormally high current. Contact your local Makita authorized service center. In this situation, release the trigger switch on the tool and stop the application that caused NOTE: the tool to become overloaded.
  • Page 8: Installing The Handle

    ASSEMBLY 1. Upper handle 2. Lower handle 3. Screw holes WARNING: 4. Screw holes Always be sure that the lock key and battery • cartridge are removed before carrying out any work on the mower. Failure to remove the lock key and the battery cartridge may result in serious personal injury from accidental start-up.
  • Page 9: Removing Or Installing The Blade

    1. Screw 2. Clamping nut 3. Upper handle 4. Lower handle 012389 NOTE: The upper handle has two holes each on both sides. • Using the different position holes for the screws and clamping nuts allows the handle height adjustment. Removing or installing the blade WARNING: 1.
  • Page 10: Installing The Grass Basket

    Firmly hold the lawn mower handle with both hands Installing the grass basket when mowing. Remove the lock key. The front wheel outside edges of the main unit provide a guideline to mowing width. Using the two front wheel outside edges as a guideline, mow in strips, overlapping by one half to one third the previous strip, to mow the lawn evenly.
  • Page 11: Maintenance And Storage

    Store mower indoors in a cool, dry and locked place. Don't store the mower and charger in locations where the temperature may reach or exceed 40 C (l04 F). Storage 012604 WARNING: 1. Rear guard When carrying or storing the mower, do not hold •...
  • Page 12 Store the grass basket between the handle and the mower body. To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs, any other maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts. 1. Rear guard 2. Grass basket...
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    Remove the battery repair. immediately! 012350 If you need any assistance for more details regarding OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center. Blade • Makita genuine battery and charger CAUTION: • These...
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