Bosch GBH 36 V-LI Specifications

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Robert Bosch GmbH
Power Tools Division
70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Germany
www.bosch-pt.com
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36 V-LI | 36 VF-LI
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Safety Notes
General Power Tool Safety Warnings
Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow the warnings
and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
The term “power tool” in the warnings refers to your mainsoperated (corded) power tool or battery-operated (cordless)
power tool.
WARNING
Work area safety
 Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas
invite accidents.
 Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or
dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust
or fumes.
 Keep children and bystanders away while operating a
power tool. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
Electrical safety
 Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with
earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs and
matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
 Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces,
such as pipes, radiators, ranges and refrigerators.
There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is
earthed or grounded.
 Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions.
Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of electric
shock.
 Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying,
pulling or unplugging the power tool. Keep cord away
from heat, oil, sharp edges and moving parts. Damaged
or entangled cords increase the risk of electric shock.
 When operating a power tool outdoors, use an extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Use of a cord suitable
for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
 If operating a power tool in a damp location is unavoidable, use a residual current device (RCD) protected
supply. Use of an RCD reduces the risk of electric shock.
Personal safety
 Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating a power tool. Do not use a power
tool while you are tired or under the influence of drugs,
alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
 Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye
protection. Protective equipment such as dust mask,
non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used
for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
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 Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in
the off-position before connecting to power source
and/or battery pack, picking up or carrying the tool.
Carrying power tools with your finger on the switch or energising power tools that have the switch on invites accidents.
 Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning
the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to a rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
 Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. This enables better control of the power tool in
unexpected situations.
 Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away from
moving parts. Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair can be
caught in moving parts.
 If devices are provided for the connection of dust extraction and collection facilities, ensure these are connected and properly used. Use of dust collection can reduce dust-related hazards.
Power tool use and care
 Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power tool
for your application. The correct power tool will do the
job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
 Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it
on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
 Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the
battery pack from the power tool before making any
adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power
tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
 Store idle power tools out of the reach of children and
do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power tool or
these instructions to operate the power tool. Power
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
 Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other
condition that may affect the power tool’s operation. If
damaged, have the power tool repaired before use. Many
accidents are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
 Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained
cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind
and are easier to control.
 Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc. in accordance with these instructions, taking into account
the working conditions and the work to be performed.
Use of the power tool for operations different from those
intended could result in a hazardous situation.
Battery tool use and care
 Recharge only with the charger specified by the manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for one type of battery
pack may create a risk of fire when used with another battery pack.
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 Use power tools only with specifically designated battery packs. Use of any other battery packs may create a
risk of injury and fire.
 When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from other metal objects, like paper clips, coins, keys, nails,
screws or other small metal objects, that can make a
connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the
battery terminals together may cause burns or a fire.
 Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from
the battery; avoid contact. If contact accidentally occurs, flush with water. If liquid contacts eyes, additionally seek medical help. Liquid ejected from the battery
may cause irritation or burns.
Service
 Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair person using only identical replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Hammer Safety Warnings
 Wear ear protectors. Exposure to noise can cause hearing loss.
 Use auxiliary handle(s), if supplied with the tool. Loss
of control can cause personal injury.
 Hold the tool by the insulated gripping surfaces when
performing operations where the application tool or
the screw could contact hidden wiring or its own power
cord. Contact with a “live” wire will also make exposed
metal parts of the power tool “live” and shock the operator.
 Use appropriate detectors to determine if utility lines
are hidden in the work area or call the local utility company for assistance. Contact with electric lines can lead to fire
and electric shock. Damaging a gas line can lead to explosion. Penetrating a water line causes property damage.
 When working with the machine, always hold it firmly
with both hands and provide for a secure stance. The
power tool is guided more secure with both hands.
 Secure the workpiece. A workpiece clamped with clamping devices or in a vice is held more secure than by hand.
 Always wait until the machine has come to a complete
stop before placing it down. The tool insert can jam and
lead to loss of control over the power tool.
 Do not open the battery. Danger of short-circuiting.
Protect the battery against heat, e. g., against
continuous intense sunlight, fire, water, and moisture. Danger of explosion.
 In case of damage and improper use of the battery, vapours may be emitted. Ventilate the area and seek
medical help in case of complaints. The vapours can irritate the respiratory system.
 Use the battery only in conjunction with your Bosch
power tool. This measure alone protects the battery
against dangerous overload.
 The battery can be damaged by pointed objects such as
nails or screwdrivers or by force applied externally. An
internal short circuit can occur and the battery can burn,
smoke, explode or overheat.
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Product Description and Specifications
Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
While reading the operating instructions, unfold the graphics
page for the machine and leave it open.
Intended Use
The machine is intended for hammer drilling in concrete,
brick and stone, as well as for light chiselling work. It is also
suitable for drilling without impact in wood, metal, ceramic
and plastic. Machines with electronic control and right/left rotation are also suitable for screwdriving.
Product Features
The numbering of the product features refers to the illustration of the machine on the graphics page.
1 Quick change keyless chuck (GBH 36 VF-LI)
2 SDS-plus quick change chuck (GBH 36 VF-LI)
3 SDS-plus tool holder
4 Dust protection cap
5 Locking sleeve
6 Lock ring for rapid-change chuck (GBH 36 VF-LI)
7 Handle (insulated gripping surface)
8 Rotational direction switch
9 On/Off switch
10 Release button for mode selector switch
11 Mode selector switch
12 Battery unlocking button
13 Button for depth stop adjustment
14 Temperature control indicator
15 Battery charge-control indicator
16 Button for charge-control indicator
17 Battery pack*
18 Depth stop
19 Auxiliary handle (insulated gripping surface)
20 Keyless chuck(GBH 36 V-LI) *
21 Front sleeve of the keyless chuck (GBH 36 VF-LI) *
22 Rear sleeve of the keyless chuck (GBH 36 VF-LI) *
23 Drill chuck mounting (GBH 36 VF-LI)
24 Front sleeve of the quick change keyless chuck
(GBH 36 VF-LI)
25 Retaining ring of the quick change keyless chuck
(GBH 36 VF-LI)
26 Universal bit holder with SDS-plus shank*
*Accessories shown or described are not part of the standard delivery scope of the product. A complete overview of accessories
can be found in our accessories program.
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Technical Data
Rotary Hammer
Article number
Speed control
Stop rotation
Right/left rotation
Quick change chuck
Rated voltage
Rated power input
Output power
Impact rate
Impact energy per
stroke according to
EPTA-Procedure
05/2009
Rated speed
– Right rotation
– Left rotation
Tool holder
Spindle collar diameter
Drilling diameter,
max.:
– Concrete
– Brickwork (with
core bit)
– Steel
– Wood
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure
01/2003
V=
W
W
min-1
GBH 36 V-LI GBH 36 VF-LI
3 611 J00 R.. 3 611 J01 R..
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36
36
600
600
430
430
0 –4260
0 –4260
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2.8
2.8
min-1
min-1
0 –960
0 –930
SDS-plus
0 –960
0 –930
SDS-plus
mm
50
50
mm
26
26
mm
mm
mm
68
13
30
68
13
30
kg
3.9/4.4*
4.0/4.5*
Declaration of Conformity
* dependent of the battery pack being used
Battery
Permitted ambient temperature
– when charging
– during operation*
– during storage
Recommended batteries
°C
°C
°C
0...+45
–20...+50
–20...+60
GBA 36V XXAh H-.
* Limited performance at temperatures <0 °C
Noise/Vibration Information
Measured sound values determined according to EN 60745.
Typically the A-weighted noise levels of the product are:
Sound pressure level 91 dB(A); sound power level
102 dB(A). Uncertainty K=3 dB.
Wear hearing protection!
GBH 36 V-LI
Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K
determined according to EN 60745:
Hammer drilling into concrete: ah =19 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2,
Chiselling: ah =11.5 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2,
Drilling in metal: ah <2.5 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2,
Screwdriving without impact: ah <2.5 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2
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Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K
determined according to EN 60745:
Hammer drilling into concrete: ah =19 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2,
Chiselling: ah =11 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2,
Drilling in metal: ah <2.5 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2,
Screwdriving without impact: ah <2.5 m/s2, K=1.5 m/s2
The vibration level given in this information sheet has been
measured in accordance with a standardised test given in
EN 60745 and may be used to compare one tool with another.
It may be used for a preliminary assessment of exposure.
The declared vibration emission level represents the main applications of the tool. However if the tool is used for different
applications, with different accessories or insertion tools or is
poorly maintained, the vibration emission may differ. This may
significantly increase the exposure level over the total working
period.
An estimation of the level of exposure to vibration should also
take into account the times when the tool is switched off or
when it is running but not actually doing the job. This may significantly reduce the exposure level over the total working period.
Identify additional safety measures to protect the operator
from the effects of vibration such as: maintain the tool and the
accessories, keep the hands warm, organisation of work patterns.
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product described under “Technical Data” is in conformity with the following standards or standardization documents: EN 60745
according to the provisions of the directives 2011/65/EU,
2004/108/EC, 2006/42/EC.
Technical file (2006/42/EC) at:
Robert Bosch GmbH, PT/ETM9,
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Henk Becker
Helmut Heinzelmann
Executive Vice President
Head of Product Certification
Engineering
PT/ETM9
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Leinfelden, 21.10.2013
Assembly
Battery Charging
 Use only the battery chargers listed on the accessories
page. Only these battery chargers are matched to the lithium ion battery of your power tool.
Note: The battery is supplied partially charged. To ensure full
capacity of the battery, completely charge the battery in the
battery charger before using your power tool for the first time.
The lithium ion battery can be charged at any time without reducing its service life. Interrupting the charging procedure
does not damage the battery.
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The lithium ion battery is protected against deep discharging
by the “Electronic Cell Protection (ECP)”. When the battery is
empty, the machine is switched off by means of a protective
circuit: The inserted tool no longer rotates.
 Do not continue to press the On/Off switch after the
machine has been automatically switched off. The battery can be damaged.
Removing the battery
The battery 17 is equipped with two locking levels that should
prevent the battery from falling out when pushing the battery
unlocking button 12 unintentionally. As long as the battery is
inserted in the power tool, it is held in position by means of a
spring.
To remove the battery 17:
– Push the battery against the base of the power tool (1.) and
at the same time press the battery unlocking button 12 (2.).
– Pull the battery out of the power tool until a red stripe becomes visible (3.).
– Press the battery unlocking button 12 again and pull out
the battery completely.
Battery Charge-control Indication
The three green LEDs of the battery charge-control indicator
15 indicate the charge condition of the battery 17. For safety
reasons, it is only possible to check the status of the charge
condition when the machine is at a standstill.
– Push button 16 to indicate the charge condition (also possible when the battery is removed). The battery chargecontrol indicator automatically goes out after approx.
5 seconds.
LED
Continuous lighting 3 x green
Continuous lighting 2 x green
Continuous lighting 1 x green
Flashing light 1 x green
Capacity
≥2/3
≥1/3
<1/3
Reserve
When no LED lights up after pushing button 16, then the battery is defective and must be replaced.
During the charging procedure, the three green LEDs light up
one after the other and briefly go out. The battery is fully
charged when the three green LEDs light up continuously. The
three LEDs go out again approx. 5 minutes after the battery
has been fully charged.
Auxiliary Handle
 Operate your machine only with the auxiliary handle 19.
Changing the position of the auxiliary handle
(see figure A)
The auxiliary handle 19 can be set to any position for a secure
and low-fatigue working posture.
– Turn the bottom part of the auxiliary handle 19 in counterclockwise direction and swivel the auxiliary handle 19 to
the desired position. Then retighten the bottom part of the
auxiliary handle 19 by turning in clockwise direction.
Pay attention that the clamping band of the auxiliary handle is
positioned in the groove on the housing as intended for.
Adjusting the Drilling Depth (see figure B)
The required drilling depth X can be set with the depth stop 18.
– Press the button for the depth stop adjustment 13 and insert the depth stop into the auxiliary handle 19.
The knurled surface of the depth stop 18 must face downward.
– Insert the SDS-plus drilling tool to the stop into the SDSplus tool holder 3. Otherwise, the movability of the SDSplus drilling tool can lead to incorrect adjustment of the
drilling depth.
– Pull out the depth stop until the distance between the tip of
the drill bit and the tip of the depth stop correspond with
the desired drilling depth X.
Selecting Drill Chucks and Tools
For hammer drilling and chiselling, SDS-plus tools are required that are inserted in the SDS-plus drill chuck.
For drilling without impact in wood, metal, ceramic and plastic as well as for screwdriving, tools without SDS-plus are
used (e.g., drills with cylindrical shank). For these tools, a
keyless chuck or a key type drill chuck are required.
GBH 36 VF-LI: The SDS-plus quick change chuck 2 can easily be
replaced against the quick change keyless chuck 1 provided.
Changing the Keyless Chuck (GBH 36 V-LI)
To work with tools without SDS-plus (e.g., drills with cylindrical shank), a suitable drill chuck must be mounted (key type
drill chuck or keyless chuck, accessories).
Inserting the Keyless Chuck (see figure C)
– Clean the shank end of the adapter shank and apply a light
coat of grease.
– Insert the keyless chuck 20 with the adapter shank into the
tool holder with a turning motion until it automatically locks.
– Check the locking effect by pulling the keyless chuck.
Removing the Keyless Chuck
– Push the locking sleeve 5 toward the rear and pull out the
keyless chuck20.
Removing/Inserting the Quick Change Chuck
(GBH 36 VF-LI)
Removing the Quick Change Chuck (see figure D)
– Pull the lock ring for the quick change chuck 6 toward the
rear, hold it in this position and pull off the SDS-plus quick
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change chuck 2 or the quick change keyless chuck 1 toward the front.
– After removing, protect the replacement chuck against
contamination.
Inserting the Quick Change Chuck (see figure E)
– Before inserting, clean the quick change chuck and apply a
light coat of grease to the shank end.
– Grasp the SDS-plus quick change chuck 2 or the quick
change keyless chuck 1 completely with your hand. Slide
the quick change chuck with a turning motion onto the drill
chuck mounting 23 until a distinct latching noise is heard.
– The quick change chuck is automatically locked. Check the
locking effect by pulling the quick change chuck.
Changing the Tool
The dust protection cap 4 largely prevents the entry of drilling
dust into the tool holder during operation. When inserting the
tool, take care that the dust protection cap 4 is not damaged.
 A damaged dust protection cap should be changed immediately. We recommend having this carried out by
an after-sales service.
Inserting SDS-plus Drilling Tools (see figure F)
The SDS-plus drill chuck allows for simple and convenient
changing of drilling tools without the use of additional tools.
– GBH 36 VF-LI: Insert the SDS-plus quick change chuck 2.
– Clean and lightly grease the shank end of the tool.
– Insert the tool in a twisting manner into the tool holder until
it latches itself.
– Check the latching by pulling the tool.
As a requirement of the system, the SDS-plus drilling tool can
move freely. This causes a certain radial run-out at no-load,
which has no effect on the accuracy of the drill hole, as the
drill bit centres itself upon drilling.
Removing SDS-plus Drilling Tools (see figure G)
– Push back the locking sleeve 5 and remove the tool.
Inserting Drilling Tools without SDS-plus (GBH 36 V-LI)
(see figure H)
Note: Do not use tools without SDS-plus for hammer drilling
or chiselling! Tools without SDS-plus and their drill chucks are
damaged by hammer drilling or chiselling.
– Insert the keyless chuck 20.
– Hold the rear sleeve 22 of the keyless chuck 20 and turn
the front sleeve 21 in anticlockwise direction until the tool
can be inserted. Insert the tool.
– Tightly hold the rear sleeve of the keyless chuck 20 and
firmly turn the front sleeve clockwise by hand until the
locking action is no longer heard. This automatically locks
the drill chuck.
– Check the tight seating by pulling the tool.
Note: If the tool holder was opened to the stop, then a latching
noise possibly may be heard while closing the tool holder and
the tool holder will not close.
In this case, turn the front sleeve 21 once in anticlockwise direction. Afterwards, the tool holder can be closed (tightened).
– Turn the mode selector switch 11 to the “drilling” position.
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Removing Drilling Tools without SDS-plus (GBH 36 V-LI)
(see figure I)
– Firmly hold the rear sleeve 22 of the keyless chuck and
turn the front sleeve 21 of the keyless chuck in anticlockwise direction until the drilling tool can be removed.
Inserting Drilling Tools without SDS-plus (GBH 36 VF-LI)
(see figure J)
Note: Do not use tools without SDS-plus for hammer drilling
or chiselling! Tools without SDS-plus and their drill chucks are
damaged by hammer drilling or chiselling.
– Insert the quick change keyless chuck 1.
– Firmly hold the retaining ring 25 of the quick change
chuck. Open the tool holder by turning the front sleeve 24
until the tool can be inserted. Tightly hold the retaining ring
25 and firmly turn the front sleeve 24 in the direction of the
arrow until a distinct latching noise can be heard.
– Check the tight seating by pulling the tool.
Note: If the tool holder was opened to the stop, then the latching noise possibly may be heard while closing the tool holder
and the tool holder will not close.
In this case, turn the front sleeve 24 once in the opposite direction of the arrow. Afterwards, the tool holder can be
closed (tightened) again.
– Turn the mode selector switch 11 to the “drilling” position.
Removing Drilling Tools without SDS-plus (GBH 36 VF-LI)
(see figure K)
– Firmly hold the retaining ring 25 of the quick change
chuck. Open the tool holder by turning the front sleeve 24
in the direction of the arrow until the tool can be removed.
Dust Extraction with GDE 16 Plus (Accessory)
 Dusts from materials such as lead-containing coatings,
some wood types, minerals and metal can be harmful to
one’s health. Touching or breathing-in the dusts can cause
allergic reactions and/or lead to respiratory infections of
the user or bystanders.
Certain dusts, such as oak or beech dust, are considered
as carcinogenic, especially in connection with wood-treatment additives (chromate, wood preservative). Materials
containing asbestos may only be worked by specialists.
– As far as possible, use a dust extraction system suitable for the material.
– Provide for good ventilation of the working place.
– It is recommended to wear a P2 filter-class respirator.
Observe the relevant regulations in your country for the
materials to be worked.
 Prevent dust accumulation at the workplace. Dusts can
easily ignite.
A GDE 16 Plus (accessory) is required for dust extraction.
The vacuum cleaner must be suitable for the material being
worked.
When vacuuming dry dust that is especially detrimental to
health or carcinogenic, use a special vacuum cleaner.
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Operation
Starting Operation
Inserting the battery
– Set the rotational direction switch 8 to the centre position
to protect the power tool against accidental starting.
– Insert the charged battery 17 from the front into the base
of the power tool. Push the battery completely into the
base until the red stripe can no longer be seen and the battery is securely locked.
Setting the operating mode
The operating mode of the power tool is selected with the
mode selector switch 11.
Note: Change the operating mode only when the machine is
switched off! Otherwise, the machine can be damaged.
– To change the operating mode, push the release button 10
and turn the mode selector switch 11 to the requested position until it can be heard to latch.
Position for hammer drilling in concrete or
stone
Position for drilling without impact in wood,
metal, ceramic and plastic as well as for
screwdriving
Vario-Lock position for adjustment of the
chiselling position
The mode selector switch 11 does not latch in
this position.
Position for chiselling
Reversing the rotational direction (see figure L)
The rotational direction switch 8 is used to reverse the rotational direction of the machine. However, this is not possible
with the On/Off switch 9 actuated.
Right rotation: Push the rotational direction switch 8 left
to the stop.
Left rotation: Push the rotational direction switch 8 right
to the stop.
Set the direction of rotation for hammer drilling, drilling and
chiselling always to right rotation.
Switching On and Off
To save energy, only switch the power tool on when using it.
– To start the machine, press the On/Off switch 9.
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When starting the machine for the first time, a starting delay
is possible, as the electronic system of the power tool has to
configure itself first.
– To switch off the machine, release the On/Off switch 9.
Setting the Speed/Impact Rate
The speed/impact rate of the switched on power tool can be
variably adjusted, depending on how far the On/Off switch 9
is pressed.
Light pressure on the On/Off switch 9 results in low speed/impact rate. Further pressure on the switch increases the
speed/impact rate.
Safety Clutch
 If the tool insert becomes caught or jammed, the drive
to the drill spindle is interrupted. Because of the forces
that occur, always hold the power tool firmly with both
hands and provide for a secure stance.
 If the power tool jams, switch the machine off and loosen the tool insert. When switching the machine on with
the drilling tool jammed, high reaction torques can occur.
Temperature Control Indicator
The red LED of the temperature control indicator 14 signals
that the battery or the electronics of the power tool (when the
battery is inserted) are not within the optimum temperature
range. In this case, the power tool will not operate at full capacity.
Temperature control of the battery:
– The red LED 14 lights up continuously after inserting the
battery into the charger: The battery is not within the
charging temperature range between 0 °C and 45 °C and
cannot be charged.
– The red LED 14 flashes when pushing button 16 or pressing the On/Off switch 9 (when the battery is inserted): The
battery is not wihin the temperature range for operation of
–10 °C to +60 °C.
– For battery temperatures over 70 °C, the power tool
switches off until the battery is in the optimal temperature
range again.
Temperature control of the power tool electronics:
– The red LED 14 lights up continuously when pressing the
On/Off switch 9: The temperature of the machine’s electronics is below 5 °C or above 75 °C.
– At a temperature above 90 °C , the electronics of the power tool switch off until the temperature is within the allowable temperature range again.
Working Advice
Changing the Chiselling Position (Vario-Lock)
The chisel can be locked in 36 positions. In this manner, the
optimum working position can be set for each application.
– Insert the chisel into the tool holder.
– Turn the mode selector switch 11 to the “Vario-Lock” position (see “Setting the operating mode”, page 19).
– Turn the tool holder to the desired chiselling position.
– Turn the mode selector switch 11 to the “chiselling” position. The tool holder is now locked.
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– For chiselling, set the rotation direction to right rotation.
Inserting Screwdriver Bits (see figure M)
 Apply the power tool to the screw/nut only when it is
switched off. Rotating tool inserts can slip off.
To work with screwdriver bits, a universal bit holder 26 with
SDS-plus shank (accessory) is required.
– Clean the shank end of the adapter shank and apply a light
coat of grease.
– Insert the universal bit holder with a turning motion into
the tool holder until it automatically locks.
– Check the locking effect by pulling the universal bit holder.
– Insert a screwdriver bit into the universal bit holder. Use
only screwdriver bits that match the screw head.
– To remove the universal bit holder, pull the locking sleeve
5 toward the rear and remove the universal bit holder 26
out of the tool holder.
Recommendations for Optimal Handling of the Battery
Protect the battery against moisture and water.
Store the battery only within a temperature range between
0 °C and 50 °C. As an example, do not leave the battery in the
car in summer.
Occasionally clean the venting slots of the battery using a soft,
clean and dry brush.
A significantly reduced working period after charging indicates that the battery is used and must be replaced.
Observe the notes for disposal.
Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Cleaning
 Before any work on the machine itself (e. g. maintenance, tool change, etc.) as well as during transport
and storage, remove the battery from the power tool.
There is danger of injury when unintentionally actuating
the On/Off switch.
 For safe and proper working, always keep the machine
and ventilation slots clean.
 A damaged dust protection cap should be changed immediately. We recommend having this carried out by
an after-sales service.
– Clean the tool holder 3 each time after using.
After-sales Service and Application Service
In all correspondence and spare parts order, please always include the 10-digit article number given on the type plate of
the machine.
Our after-sales service responds to your questions concerning maintenance and repair of your product as well as spare
parts. Exploded views and information on spare parts can also be found under:
www.bosch-pt.com
Bosch’s application service team will gladly answer questions
concerning our products and their accessories.
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Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
Denham
Uxbridge
UB 9 5HJ
Tel. Service: (0844) 7360109
Fax: (0844) 7360146
E-Mail: boschservicecentre@bosch.com
Ireland
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: (01) 4666700
Fax: (01) 4666888
Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands
Robert Bosch Australia Pty. Ltd.
Power Tools
Locked Bag 66
Clayton South VIC 3169
Customer Contact Center
Inside Australia:
Phone: (01300) 307044
Fax: (01300) 307045
Inside New Zealand:
Phone: (0800) 543353
Fax: (0800) 428570
Outside AU and NZ:
Phone: +61 3 95415555
www.bosch.com.au
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: (011) 6519600
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Johannesburg
Tel.: (011) 4939375
Fax: (011) 4930126
E-Mail: bsctools@icon.co.za
KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Pinetown
Tel.: (031) 7012120
Fax: (031) 7012446
E-Mail: bsc.dur@za.bosch.com
Western Cape – BSC Service Centre
Democracy Way, Prosperity Park
Milnerton
Tel.: (021) 5512577
Fax: (021) 5513223
E-Mail: bsc@zsd.co.za
Bosch Power Tools