Electrolux 40 cm cordless Operator`s manual

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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Safety Precautions
If not used properly this lawnmower can be dangerous! This lawnmower can cause
serious injury to the operator and others, the warnings and safety instructions must be
followed to ensure reasonable safety and efficiency in using this lawnmower. The
operator is responsible for following the warning and safety instructions in this manual
and on the lawnmower.
Never use the mower unless the grassbox or guards provided by the manufacturer are in
the correct position.
Explanation of Symbols on your 40cm Cordless
Warning
Read the user instructions carefully
to make sure you understand all the
controls and what they do.
Always keep the lawnmower on the
ground when mowing. Tilting or
lifting the lawnmower may cause
stones to be thrown out
Keep bystanders away. Do not
mow whilst people especially
children or pets are in the mowing
area
Switch off! Remove charger plug
cable from mains before adjusting,
cleaning or if cable is entangled or
damaged. Keep the cable away
from the blade.
Remove the safety key before
attempting any maintenance,
cleaning or adjustment, or if you are
going to leave the lawnmower
unattended for any period.
Beware or severing toes or hands.
Do not put hands or feet near a
rotating blade.
STOP
Blade continues to rotate after the
machine is switched off. Wait until
all machine components have
completely stopped before touching
them
Do not mow in the rain or leave the
lawnmower outdoors while raining
General
1. Never allow children or people unfamiliar with
these instructions to use the mower. Local
regulations may restrict the age of the operator.
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2.
Only use the lawnmower in the manner and for
the functions described in these instructions.
3. Never operate the lawnmower when you are
tired, ill or under the influence of alcohol, drugs
or medicine.
4. The operator or user is responsible for
accidents or hazards occurring to other people
or their property.
Preparation
1. Do not mow barefoot or in open sandals.
Always wear suitable clothing, gloves, and stout
shoes.
2. Make sure the lawn is clear of sticks, stones,
bones, wire and debris; they could be thrown by
the blade.
3. Before using always visually inspect to see that
blades, blade bolts and cutter assembly are not
worn or damaged. Replace worn or damaged
blades together with their fixings in sets to
preserve balance.
Electrical Safety
1. Check the charger cable regularly for damage
or deterioration due to age.
2. Do not use the lawnmower if the charging cable
is not in good condition.
3. Keep children away from the lawnmower when
it is connected to the power supply, e.g. during
recharging and during normal operation.
4. If the blade strikes a hard object, stop the
lawnmower and remove the safety key. Check
that the blade shaft has not been bent. This will
cause severe vibration and may result in the
blade becoming loose. Repair any damage
before using the lawnmower again.
5. Before carrying out any repairs or adjustments,
stop the lawnmower and remove the safety key.
6. Never leave the lawnmower unattended with
the safety key in place.
Battery Safety
1. The batteries are sealed lead accumulators
which contain corrosive acid. If you get acid on
your skin or in your eyes wash it off
immediately, and seek medical advice.
2. Batteries that are no longer useful must be
disposed of responsibly (see Disposal).
3. Avoid touching the battery terminals with
anything metallic.
4. Do not store or charge batteries any where near
chemicals.
Use
1. Use the lawnmower only in daylight or good
artificial light.
2. Avoid operating your lawnmower in wet grass,
where feasible.
3. Take care in wet grass, you may lose your
footing.
Safety Precautions
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Mowing on banks and slopes can be
dangerous. Do not mow on banks or steep
slopes.
On slopes, be extra careful of your footing and
wear non-slip footwear.
Mow across the face of slopes, never up and
down.
Exercise extreme caution when changing
direction on slopes.
Do not walk backwards when mowing, you
could trip. Walk never run.
Never cut grass by pulling the mower towards
you.
Stop the lawnmower and remove the safety key
before moving the lawnmower across surfaces
other than grass and when transporting the
lawnmower to and from the area to be mowed.
Never operate the lawnmower with damaged
guards or without guards in place.
Always start the lawnmower carefully with feet
well away from the blades.
Do not tilt the lawnmower when the motor is
running, except when starting and stopping. In
this case, do not tilt more than absolutely
necessary and lift only the part which is away
from the operator. Always ensure that both
hands are in the operating position before
returning the appliance to the ground.
Do not stand in front of the grass discharge
chute when you start the motor.
Do not put hands near the grass discharge
chute whilst the motor is running.
Never pick up or carry a lawnmower while the
motor is running.
Stop the lawnmower and remove the safety
key:
before leaving the mower unattended for any
period;
before clearing a blockage;
before checking, cleaning or working on the
appliance;
if you hit an object. Do not use your
lawnmower until you are sure that the entire
lawnmower is in a safe operating condition;
if the lawnmower starts to vibrate abnormally.
Check immediately. Excessive vibration can
cause injury.
Maintenance and storage
1. Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to be sure
the lawnmower is in safe working condition.
2. Check the grassbox/grassbag frequently for
wear or deterioration.
3 Replace worn or damaged parts for safety.
4. Only use the replacement blade, blade bolt and
blade adaptor specified for this product.
5. Allow the motor to cool before storing in any
enclosure.
6. To reduce fire hazard, keep the motor, battery
compartment and storage area free of grass,
leaves or excessive grease.
7. Be careful during adjustment of the machine to
prevent entrapment of the fingers between
moving blades and fixed parts of the machine.
8. Store in a cool, dry place where your
lawnmower is protected from damage.
Transport Safety
1. Remove the safety key to prevent accidental
starting.
2. Carefully fold the handle onto the machine.
3. Make sure the cable is not trapped.
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Handle Assembly
Assembly of Lower Handles to Deck
1. Put Height of Cut Lever into highest cutting
position.
2. Insert lower handles into deck as shown in Fig
A.
3. Push each handle firmly down until it is located
securely into the deck (B).
4. Insert screw through the washer and into holes
using a pozidrive screwdriver and tighten fully
into deck as shown in Fig B.
Fitting Upper Handles to Lower Handles (C)
1. Ensure the upper handle is located correctly
with the lock-off button on the switchbox
uppermost.
2. Ensure the upper handle and the lower handle
are aligned correctly.
3. Fit the bolts, washers and handle knobs.
4. Fit the cables to the handles with the cable ties
provided, making sure the cables are not
trapped between the upper and lower handles.
Grassbox Assembly - Plastic Box
D2-A - location point
D2-B - clips
Plastic Box
1. Insert the grassbox handle into the top of one of
the grassbox halves. Press firmly down and
forward until the handle clicks into position (D1).
2. Turn the grassbox half over and insert screw
into hole (as illustrated in fig D1) and tighten
fully.
3. Position the two grassbox halves together and
press each location point (D2) into position
without fully connecting the clips. When the
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location points are matched correctly firmly
press the grassbox together until all clips are
securely connected.(D3)
To attach the grassbox to your lawnmower, lift
the safety flap (D4) and make sure the
discharge chute is clean and free from debris.
Locate fully assembled grassbox onto 2 location
points at the rear of the deck (D4).
Locate safety flap onto the top of the grassbox.
Ensure the grassbox is securely located. (D4)
Removal is the reverse procedure.
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Grassbox Assembly - Fabric Bag
E1
E2
E3
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- top
- fabric bac
- ‘U’ frame
Insert ‘U’ frame through side sleeves of fabric
bag and then into the hard top, ensuring the
small metal pip (F1-A) is securely located (F2-A).
2. Attach lower sleeve of fabric bag to ‘U’ frame
(F2-B).
3. Starting at front end of the top (F3), insert the
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fabric bag rim into the inside edge of the top
until it clicks into each of the location points
(F3-A). Keep inserting the rim around the top
until the fabric bag is secure.
Locate fully assembled grassbox onto 2
location points at the rear of the deck.
Locate safety flap onto the top of the grassbox
(F4). Ensure the grassbox is securely located.
Removal is the reverse procedure.
Please Note: Ensure no gap remains between the safety flap and the grassbox/bag.
Where grass collection is not required you can use the lawnmower without the grassbox/bag.
Ensure the safety flap is fully closed.
Battery Charging
J1 - Indicator lamp
CHARGE THE BATTERY
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Before using for the first time
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If your lawnmower is not used for more than
one month.
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ALWAYS charge the battery immediately
after use!
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The battery should be charged for 18 hours
before use.
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Re-charge your battery immediately after
use for the full 18 hour charging period.
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It is recommended that the battery is left on
charge permanently, whilst not in use. There
is no risk of overcharging.
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Use the charger indoors only.
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Ensure the charger is not exposed to
moisture. Keep the charger and the battery
dry at all times. Keep the charger well
ventilated during charging.
1. Remove the safety key (G).
2. Connect the charger to the lawnmower (H).
3. Plug the charger into a suitable household
electrical wall socket and switch on.
4. The red indicator lamp glows continuously
during charging. (J)
Full charge will be achieved in 18 hours. During
charging the charger becomes warm. This is
normal and means the charger is operating
correctly.
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When the battery is fully charged the red
indicator lamp change to green and flash briefly.
After the brief flashing period the green light
stays on permanently to indicate the battery is
re-charged and is now receiving a trickle
charge.
BEFORE USE
1. Switch off at the mains and disconnect charger
from lawnmower. (K)
2. Replace the safety key. (L)
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Avoid running the lawnmower into “deep”
discharge, i.e. avoid flattening the battery
completely.
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Charging the battery according to these
instructions should ensure maximum battery
life.
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Only use the charger supplied with this
product. Do not use it for any other
purpose.
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Cutting Height Adjustment
1.
Adjust to the desired cutting height by means of the lever on the left side of the mower (M).
Starting and Stopping
To Start your Lawnmower
1. Make sure the safety key is in place before
starting.
2. Tilt the handle downwards to slightly raise the
front of the lawnmower and to reduce the risk of
lawn damage whilst starting.
The switchbox is provided with a lock-off button
(N1) to prevent accidental starting.
3. Press and hold the lock-off button (N) on the
switchbox, then squeeze one of the Start/
Stop levers towards the upper handle (P).
4.
Continue to squeeze the start/stop lever
towards the upper handle and release the lockoff button (Q).
5. Lower the lawnmower to its proper operating
position and commence mowing.
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NOTE - There are two start/stop levers
fitted. Either one can be used for starting
the lawnmower.
To Stop your Lawnmower
1. Release the pressure on the Start/Stop lever.
Automatic Overload Cutout
This lawnmower is fitted with an overload cutout switch (R). If the motor stops: release the start/stop lever,
wait 20 seconds then press the cutout reset button. If your lawnmower persistently cuts out, without being
unduly loaded consult your nearest Service Centre.
NOTE: Increasing the height of cut will help prevent motor overload.
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How to Mow
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2.
Start mowing from the outside edge of the lawn,
mowing in strips in alternate directions (S).
Mow twice a week in the growing season, your
lawn will suffer if more that one third of its
length is cut at one time and this may also
result in poor collection.
Please Note:Do not overload your Lawnmower
When mowing in long thick grass a first cut with the
cutting height adjusted to its highest setting, see
Cutting Height Adjustment, will help reduce motor
overload and will help prevent damage to your
lawnmower.
Cutting System
T1 - blade
T2 - blade bolt
T3 - blade adaptor
Removing the Blade
1. To remove the blade bolt, hold the blade firmly
and with the spanner provided loosen the blade
bolt by turning it anti-clockwise (T).
2. Remove the blade bolt and blade.(T)
3. Inspect for damage and clean as necessary.
Fitting the Blade
1. Ensure the blade adaptor is located correctly.(T)
2. Fit the blade to the blade adaptor with the sharp
edges of the blade pointing away from the
blade adaptor.
3. Re-assemble blade bolt through blade and
blade adaptor.
4. Hold the blade firmly and tighten blade bolt
firmly with the spanner provided. Do not over
tighten.
5. Do not use a longer spanner.
WARNING!
Before cleaning, servicing or repairing the
lawnmower ALWAYS remove the safety key to
prevent unintentional starting.
Always handle the blade with care - sharp edges
could cause injury.
USE GLOVES.
Renew your metal blade after 50 hours mowing
or 2 years whichever is the sooner - regardless
of condition.
If the blade is cracked or damaged replace it
with a new one.
Never use a blade bolt if the insulated head is
damaged cracked or missing.
Caring and Cleaning
Cleaning (U, V, W & X)
1. Remove grass from under the deck with brush.
2. Using a soft brush - remove grass clippings
from all air intakes, the discharge chute and the
grass box.
3. Wipe over the surface of your lawnmower with a
dry cloth.
At the End of the Mowing Season
1. Replace blade, bolts, nuts or screws, if
necessary.
2. Clean your lawnmower thoroughly.
Storing your Lawnmower
1. Remove safety key before storing
2. Do not store your lawnmower immediately after
use.
3. Wait until the motor has cooled to avoid a
potential fire hazard.
4. Put lawnmower on charge.
5. Store in a cool, dry place where your
lawnmower is protected from damage.
Changing the battery
1. Contact your local approved service centre
when the batteries need to be replaced.
2. Do not adjust any of the wiring or connections.
3. The batteries are sealed lead batteries that
contain corrosive acid. If the acid should come
into contact with the eyes, rinse thoroughly with
plenty of water and seek medical attention. If
the acid comes into contact with the skin, rinse
thoroughly with plenty of water and protect the
eyes from possible splashing.
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IMPORTANT
It is very important that you keep your
lawnmower clean. Grass clippings left in any of
the air intakes or under the deck could become
a potential fire hazard.
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IMPORTANT
Never use water for cleaning your lawnmower.
Do not clean with chemicals, including petrol, or
solvents - some can destroy critical plastic parts.
Environmental Information
Electrolux Outdoor Products are manufactured under an
Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)
using, where practical, components manufactured in the
most environmentally responsible manner, according to
company procedures, and with the potential for
recycling at the end of the products’ life.
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Packaging is recyclable and plastic components
have been labelled (where practical) for
categorised recycling.
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Awareness of the environment must be considered
when disposing of ‘end-of-life’ product.
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If necessary, contact your local authority for
disposal information.
BATTERY DISPOSAL
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The battery should be taken to an Approved
Service Centre or your local Recycling Station.
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Do NOT dispose of used battery with household
waste
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Do NOT dispose of battery to water.
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Lead/Acid batteries can be harmful and should
be disposed of through the recognised
recycling facility in accordance with European
Regulation
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Do NOT incinerate
ENGLISH - 4
Fault Finding Hints
Lawnmower will not start
1. Is the correct Starting procedure being followed?
See ‘To Start your Lawnmower’.
2. Is the safety key correctly located?
3. Is the battery flat? - Charge the battery - See
‘Battery Charging’.
4. Has the Safety Key fuse blown? Replace with a
new one.
5. Has the Overload Cutout operated? See
‘Automatic Overload Cutout’.
If the lawnmower will still not start - remove the
safety key.
Consult your local Approved Service Centre.
Poor Grass Collection
1. Clean the outside of the air intakes, the discharge
chute and the underside of the deck.
2. Raise the height of cut - See ‘Cutting Height
Adjustment’.
If poor collection persists - remove the safety key.
Consult your local Approved Service Centre.
Excessive Vibration
1. Check that the blade is fitted correctly?
2. If the blade is damaged or worn, replace it with a
new one.
If vibration persists, immediately - remove the
safety key.
Consult your local Approved Service Centre.
Lawnmower becomes heavy to push
1. In long grass or uneven ground, the height of cut
should be raised to a higher position. See
‘Cutting Height Adjustment’.
2. Check that the wheels can rotate freely.
If problem persists - remove the safety key.
Consult your local Approved Service Centre.
Lack of Motor Power, Overheating or Cutting Out
1. Is the battery flat? - Charge the battery - See
‘Battery Charging’.
2. Clean grass clippings and debris from around the
motor and air inlets and the underside of the deck
including the chute.
3. Raise the height of cut - See ‘Cutting Height
Adjustment’.
If the lawnmower still lacks power, is overheating
or cutting out - remove the safety key.
Consult your local Approved Service Centre.
Insufficient Cutting Time
1. Is the battery fully charged? - See ‘Battery
Charging’.
2. Raise the height of cut - See ‘Cutting Height
Adjustment’.
3. Battery needs replacing - See ‘Changing the
Battery’.
If problem persists - remove the safety key.
Consult your local Approved Service Centre.
Service Recommendations
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Your product is uniquely identified by a silver and black product rating label.
We strongly recommend that your product is serviced at least every twelve months, more often in a
professional application.
Guarantee and Guarantee Policy
If any part is found to be defective due to faulty
manufacture within two years of original purchase,
Electrolux Outdoor Products, through its Authorised
Service Repairers will effect the repair or replacement
to the customer free of charge providing:
(a) The fault is reported directly to the Authorised
Repairer.
(b) Proof of purchase is provided.
(c) The fault is not caused by misuse, neglect or
faulty adjustment by the user.
(d) The failure has not occurred through fair wear
and tear.
(e) The machine has not been serviced or repaired,
taken apart or tampered with by any person not
authorised by Electrolux Outdoor Products .
(f) The machine has not been used for hire.
(g) The machine is owned by the original purchaser.
(h) The machine has not been used outside of the
country for which it was specified.
(i) The machine has not been used commercially.
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This guarantee is additional to, and in no way
diminishes the customers statutory rights.
Failures due to the following are not covered,
therefore it is important that you read the instructions
contained in this Operator's Manual and understand
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how to operate and maintain your machine:
Failures not covered by guarantee
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Replacing worn or damaged blades.
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Failures as a result of not reporting an initial fault.
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Failures as a result of sudden impact.
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Failures as a result of not using the product in
accordance with the instructions and
recommendations contained in this Operator's
Manual.
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Machines used for hire are not covered by this
guarantee.
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The following items listed are considered as
wearing parts and their life is dependent on
regular maintenance and are, therefore not
normally subject to a valid warranty claim:
Blades.
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Caution!
Electrolux Outdoor Products does not accept
liability under the warranty for defects caused in
whole or part, directly or indirectly by the fitting of
replacement parts or additional parts that are not
either manufactured or approved by Electrolux
Outdoor Products, or by the machine having
been modified in any way
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