Black & Decker GL9035 Instruction manual

GL7033
GL8033
GL9035
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B
C
D
E
F
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(Original instructions)
Intended use
Your Black & Decker trimmer has been designed for trimming
and finishing lawn edges and to cut grass in confined spaces.
This appliance is intended for consumer use only.
Safety instructions
Warning! When using mains-powered appliances, basic
safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, personal
injury and material damage.
Warning! When using the machine the safety rules must be
followed. For your own safety and bystanders please read
these instructions before operating the machine. Please keep
the instructions safe for later use.
u Read all of this manual carefully before operating the
appliance.
u The intended use is described in this manual. The use of
any accessory or attachment or the performance of any
operation with this appliance other than those recommended in this instruction manual may present a risk of
personal injury.
u Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Always take care when using the appliance.
u Always use safety glasses or goggles.
u Never allow children or people unfamiliar with the instructions to use the appliance.
u Do not allow children or animals to come near the work
area or to touch the appliance or power supply cord.
u Close supervision is necessary when the appliance is
used near children.
u This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
persons without supervision.
u This appliance is not to be used as a toy.
u Only use the appliance in daylight or good artificial light.
u Use in a dry location only. Do not allow the appliance to
become wet.
u Do not immerse the appliance in water.
u Do not open the body casing. There are not user-serviceable parts inside.
u Do not operate the appliance in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or
dust.
u To reduce the risk of damage to plugs or cords, never pull
the cable to remove the plug from a socket.
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Safety of others
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their
safety.
u Children must be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
u
Residual risks.
Additional residual risks may arise when using the tool which
may not be included in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual
risks can not be avoided. These include:
u Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving parts.
u Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or accessories.
u Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When using
any tool for prolonged periods ensure you take regular
breaks.
u Impairment of hearing.
u Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed when
using your tool (example:- working with wood, especially
oak, beech and MDF.)
After use
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry,
well ventilated place out of reach of children.
u Children should not have access to stored appliances.
u When the appliance is stored or transported in a vehicle
it should be placed in the boot or restrained to prevent
movement following sudden changes in speed or direction.
u
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or defective
parts. Check for breakage of parts and any other conditions that may affect its operation.
u Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or defective.
u Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or replaced
by an authorised repair agent.
u Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
u
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(Original instructions)
Using an extension cable
Always use an approved extension cable suitable for the
power input of this appliance (see technical data). The
extension cable must be suitable for outdoor use and marked
accordingly. Up to 30 m of 1.5 mm2 HO5VV-F extension cable
can be used without loss of product performance. Before use,
inspect the extension cable for signs of damage, wear and
ageing. Replace the extension cable if damaged or defective.
When using a cable reel, always unwind the cable completely.
Always ensure that the ventilation slots are kept clear of
debris.
u Do not use the lawn trimmer (edge trimmer), if the cords
are damaged or worn.
u Keep extension cords away from cutting elements.
u
Labels on appliance
The following warning symbols are found on the appliance:
Additional safety instructions for grass trimmers
Warning! Cutting elements continue to rotate after the motor
is switched off.
u Be familiar with the controls and the proper use of the
appliance.
u Before use, check the power supply cord and extension
cord for signs of damage, ageing and wear. If a cord becomes damaged during use, disconnect the cord from the
mains supply immediately. DO NOT TOUCH THE CORD
BEFORE DISCONNECTING THE SUPPLY.
u Do not use the appliance if the cords are damaged or
worn.
u Wear stout shoes or boots to protect your feet.
u Wear long trousers to protect your legs.
u Before using the appliance, check that your cutting path is
free from sticks, stones, wire and any other obstacles.
u Only use the appliance in the upright position, with the
cutting line near the ground. Never switch the appliance
on in any other position.
u Move slowly when using the appliance. Be aware that
freshly cut grass is damp and slippery.
u Do not work on steep slopes. Work across the face of
slopes, not up and down.
u Never cross gravel paths or roads while the appliance is
running.
u Never touch the cutting line while the appliance is running.
u Do not put the appliance down until the cutting line has
come to a complete standstill.
u Use only the appropriate type of cutting line. Never use
metal cutting line or fishing line.
u Be careful not to touch the line trimming blade.
u Take care to keep the mains cable away from the cutting
line. Always be aware of the position of the cable.
u Keep hands and feet away from the cutting line at all
times, especially when switching on the motor.
u Before using the appliance and after any impact, check for
signs of wear or damage and repair as necessary.
u Never operate the appliance with damaged guards or
without guards in place.
u Take care against injury from any device fitted for trimming
the filament line length. After extending new cutter line
always return the machine to its normal operating position
before switching on.
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Read the manual prior to operation.
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Wear safety glasses or goggles when operating
this appliance.
Wear suitable ear protectors when operating this
appliance.
Always remove the plug from the socket before
inspecting a damaged cable. Do not to use your
strimmer if the cable is damaged.
Beware of flying objects. Keep bystanders away
from the cutting area.
Do not expose the appliance to rain or high
humidity.
Directive 2000/14/EC guaranteed sound power.
Electrical safety
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This appliance is double insulated; therefore
no earth wire is required. Always check that the
power supply corresponds to the voltage on the
rating plate.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
u Electric safety can be further improved by using a highsensitivity 30 mA Residual Current Device (RCD).
u
(Original instructions)
Features
This appliance includes some or all of the following features.
1. On/Off switch
2. Handle
3. Cable restraint
4. Power inlet
5. Secondary handle
6. Adjustment button
7. Tube
8. Spare spool storage
9. HDL spool
10. Guard
11. Line trimming blade
12. Spool housing
13. Cutting line
14. Edge wheel
Assembly
Warning! Before assembly, make sure that the tool is
switched off and unplugged.
Fitting the guard (fig. A & B)
Remove the screw (15) from the guard (10).
Place the guard (10) onto the tool as shown.
u Firmly press the guard until it snaps into place.
u Secure the guard with the screw.
u Tighten the screw.
Warning! Never use the tool unless the guard is properly
fitted.
u
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Attaching the secondary handle (fig. C)
Press in and hold the adjustment button (6) on the side of
the main body.
u Slide the secondary handle (5) in place over the adjustment button (6).
Warning! Ensure that the teeth on the button are correctly
aligned in slots in the handle and that the handle is secure.
u
Adjusting the position of the secondary handle
(fig. D)
The secondary handle (5) can be adjusted to provide optimum
balance and comfort.
u Press in the adjustment button (6) on the left side of the
handle.
u Rotate the second handle (5) into the required position.
u Release the adjustment button (6).
Warning! Ensure that the teeth on the button are correctly
aligned in slots in the handle and that the handle is secure.
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Adjusting the height of the tool (fig. E & F)
This tool has a telescopic mechanism, allowing you to set it to
a comfortable height. There are multiple height settings.
To adjust the height setting, proceed as follows:
u Release the height adjust locking clamp (16).
u Gently pull the tube (7) up or down to the desired height.
u Close the height adjust locking clamp (16).
Releasing the cutting line
In transit, the cutting line is taped to the spool housing.
u Remove the tape holding the cutting line to the spool
housing (12).
Storing the spool not in use (fig. G)
The tool has two cutting systems:.
u AFS: Single line autofeed for light trimming and edging.
u HDL: Heavy Duty Dual Line cutting system for more
overgrown areas.
Note: The HDL spool may be used in trimming mode only.
The cutting system not in use can be stored in the spare spool
storage (GL8033 & GL9035 Only).
u Align the tabs (17) on the spool cover with the cut outs
(18) in the spare spool storage (8).
u Push the cover onto the spare spool storage until it snaps
securely into place.
Connecting the tool to the mains (fig. H)
Connect the female plug of a suitable extension cable to
the power inlet (19).
u Loop the cable through the cable restraint (20).
u Insert the mains plug into a mains outlet.
For wired in cable units: Make sure the cable is looped
through the cable restraint prior to connecting the plug to the
mains outlet.
u
Warning! The extension cable must be suitable for outdoor
use.
Use
Warning! Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
Setting the tool to trimming or edging mode (fig. I
& J)
The tool can be used in trimming mode as shown in fig. I or in
edging mode to trim overhanging grass along lawn edges and
flower beds as shown in fig. J.
Trimming mode (fig. I)
For trimming, the trimmer head should be in the position
shown in fig. I. If it is not:
u Release the height adjust locking clamp (16).
u Rotate the tube (7) clockwise.
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When the head is in position, close the height adjust locking clamp (16).
Note: The tube will only rotate in one direction.
Note: The HDL spool may be used in trimming mode.
u
Edging mode (fig. J)
For edging, the trimmer head should be in the position shown
in fig. J. If it is not:
u Release the height adjust locking clamp (16).
u Rotate the tube (7) anti-clockwise.
u When the head is in position, close the height adjust locking clamp (16).
Note: The tube will only rotate in one direction.
Switching on and off
To switch the tool on, squeeze the on/off switch (1).
To switch the tool off, release the trigger lever.
Warning! Never attempt to lock the trigger lever in the on
position.
u
u
Hints for optimum use
General
u In order to achieve optimum cutting results, only cut dry
grass.
Trimming
u Hold the tool as shown in fig. K.
u Gently swing the trimmer from side to side.
u When cutting long grass, work in stages from the top. Take
small cuts.
u Keep the tool away from hard objects and delicate plants.
u Cutting line will wear faster and require more feeding if
the cutting is done along pavements or other abrasive
surfaces or heavier weeds are being cut.
u If the tool starts running slowly, reduce the load.
Edging
Optimum cutting results are achieved on edges deeper than
50 mm.
u Do not use the tool to create edges. To create edges, use
an edging spade.
u Guide the tool on its wheel as shown in fig. L.
u To make a closer cut, slightly tilt the tool.
Fitting a new spool of cutting line (fig. M & N)
Replacement spools of cutting line are available from your
Black & Decker dealer (cat. no. A6482). Packs containing 3
spools of cutting line are also available (cat. no. A6486).
u Unplug the tool.
u Keep the tabs (17) depressed and remove the spool cover
(21) from the housing (12) (fig. M).
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Remove the empty spool (22) from the spool cover.
Remove any dirt and grass from the spool cover and
housing.
u Unclip the end of of the cutting line and guide the line into
the eyelet (23) (fig. M). The line should protrude approx.
11 cm from the spool cover.
Note: Take care not to allow the the line on the spool to
unravel. Hold it firmly with one hand at all times..
u Take the new spool and push it onto the boss in the spool
cover. Rotate the spool slightly until it is seated.
u Align the tabs (17) on the spool cover with the cut outs
(24) in the housing (12).
u Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
into place.
Warning! If the cutting lines protrude beyond the trimming
blade (11), cut it off so that it just reaches the blade.
u
u
Fitting a new piece of heavy duty cutting line (fig.
O & P)
Replacement packs of 10 heavy duty cutting lines are available from your Black & Decker dealer (cat. no. A6489). To fit a
new piece of cutting line, proceed as follows:.
u Unplug the tool.
u Keep the tabs (17) depressed and remove the HDL cap
(25) from the housing (12).
u Remove any dirt and grass from the HDL cap (25) and
housing.
u Remove the used piece of line from the HDL cap (25).
u Thread a new piece of line (26) through the eyelets (27) in
either side of the HDL cap.
u Put the central ferrule (28) in the indicated position (Fig.
R).
u Re-fit the HDL cap.
Warning! Only use the appropriate type of Black & Decker
cutting line.
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
u Safely dispose of the old plug.
u Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
plug.
u Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality plugs.
Recommended fuse: 5 A.
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Troubleshooting
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, unplug the tool.
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.
Tool runs slowly
u Check that the spool housing can rotate freely. Carefully
clean it if necessary.
u Check that the cutting line does not protrude more than
11 cm from the spool housing. If it does, cut it off so that it
just reaches the line trimming blade.
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
at: www.2helpU.com
Automatic line feed does not work
u Keep the tabs depressed and remove the spool cover
from the housing.
u Pull the cutting line until it protrudes 11 cm from the housing. If insufficient cutting line is left on the spool, install a
new spool of cutting line as instructed above.
u Align the tabs on the spool cover with the cut outs in the
housing.
u Push the cover onto the housing until it snaps securely
into place.
u 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 or the spool is
jammed, try the following suggestions:
u Carefully clean the spool cover and housing.
u Remove the spool and check if the lever can move freely.
u Remove the spool and unwind the cutting line, then wind it
on neatly again as described above. Replace the spool as
instructed.
Technical data
GL7033
GL8033
GL9035
(Type 1)
(Type 1)
(Type 1)
Voltage
VAC
230
230
230
Power input
W
700
800
900
min-1
7000
7000
7000
kg
3.2
3.2
3.2
No-load speed
Weight
Level of sound pressure:
Sound pressure (LpA) 80 dB(A), uncertainty (K) 2 dB(A)
Sound power (LWA) 94 dB(A), uncertainty (K) 2 dB(A)
Vibration total values (triax vector sum) according to EN 786:
Vibration emission value (ah) 8.2 m/s2, uncertainty (K) 1.5 m/s2
Protecting the environment
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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.
z
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.
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EC declaration of conformity
MACHINERY DIRECTIVE
OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE
%
GL7033/GL8033/GL9035
Black & Decker declares that these products described under
"technical data" are in compliance with:
2006/42/EC, EN 60335-1, EN 60335-2-91
2000/14/EC, Lawn Trimmer, L ≤ 50 cm, Annex VIII
KEMA Quality B.V., Utrechtseweg 310, 6802 ED Arnhem,
The Netherlands
Notified Body ID No.: 0344
Level of sound power according to 2000/14/EC
(Article 12, Annex III, L ≤ 50 cm):
LWA (measured sound power) 94 dB(A)
uncertainty (K) = 2 dB(A)
LWA (guaranteed sound power) 96 dB(A)
uncertainty (K) = 2 dB(A)
These products also comply with directive 2004/108/EC and
2011/65/EU.
For more information, please contact Black & Decker at the
following address or refer to the back of the manual.
The undersigned is responsible for compilation of the technical
file and makes this declaration on behalf of Black & Decker.
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Kevin Hewitt
Vice-President Global Engineering
Black & Decker Europe, 210 Bath Road, Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 3YD
United Kingdom
10/10/2012
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The guarantee is valid within the territories of the Member
States of the European Union and the European Free Trade
Area.
If a Black & Decker product becomes defective due to faulty
materials, workmanship or lack of conformity, within 24
months from the date of purchase, Black & Decker guarantees
to replace defective parts, repair products subjected to fair
wear and tear or replace such products to ensure minimum
inconvenience to the customer unless:
u The product has been used for trade, professional or hire
purposes;
u The product has been subjected to misuse or neglect;
u The product has sustained damage through foreign
objects, substances or accidents;
u Repairs have been attempted by persons other than
authorised repair agents or Black & Decker service staff.
To claim on the guarantee, you will need to submit proof of
purchase to the seller or an authorised repair agent. You can
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