Harbor Freight Tools 3_In_1 Product manual

Owner’s Manual & Safety Instructions
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Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
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CONTENTS
Contents ..............................................................................................................................
Specifications.
.................................................................................................................22
Specifications
......................................................................................................................
Important
Safety
Instructions..........................................................................................32
Know
your
Blower..........................................................................................................11
Important Safety Instructions ............................................................................................3 - 4
Assembly.......................................................................................................................12
Specific Safety Rules ........................................................................................................5 - 6
Operation.......................................................................................................................15
Symbols ............................................................................................................................ 7- 8
Maintenance..................................................................................................................18
Electrical ......................................................................................................................... 9 -10
Troubleshooting.............................................................................................................19
Know Your Blower ...............................................................................................................11
Parts
List and
Exploded View........................................................................................20
Assembly
.......................................................................................................................12-14
Warranty........................................................................................................................23
Operation ...................................................................................................................... 15 -17
Maintenance ...................................................................................................................... 1 8
Troubleshooting ................................................................................................................. 1 9
Warranty ............................................................................................................................ 2 0
Exploded View.....................................................................................................................21
Parts List............................................................................................................................ 22
Notes ................................................................................................................................. 23
SPECIfICATIONS
12 AMP ELECTRIC BLOWER/MULCHER
Motor.............................................................................
.................................................................120V,120V,
AC only,
60Hz,
12.012.0
Amps
Motor
AC only,
60Hz,
Amps
Airvelocity
velocity................................................................
Two Speeds:
230/150
MPH
Air
...............................................................................
Two Speeds:
210/150
MPH
Airvolume
volume..............................................................................................................360
..............................................................................................375 CFM
Air
CfM
Mulch ratio...........................................................................................................12:1
ratio..................................................................................................... 12:1
Mulch
Collection
Bushel
Collectionbag
bagcapacity.............................................................................................1.2
capacity........................................................................ 1.2 Bushel
Unit Weight ................................................................................................................... 9.26 Ib.
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IMPORTANT SAfETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INSTRUCTIONS.
Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire, and/or serious
personal injury.
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE BLOWER
• 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.
• Avoid body contact with grounded surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges, and refrigerators.
There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is grounded.
• Don’t expose power tools to rain or wet conditions. Water entering a power tool will increase the
risk of electric shock.
• Do not expose to rain; store indoors.
• Do not handle plug or tool with wet hands.
• Use outdoor extension cords marked W-A, W, SW-A, SOW-A, STW-A, STOW-A, SJW-A,
SJTW-A, or SJTOW-A. These cords are rated for outdoor use and reduce the risk of electric
shock.
• Never allow children to operate the equipment. Never allow adults to operate the equipment
without proper instruction.
• Keep all bystanders, children, and pets at least 50 ft. away.
• Always wear safety glasses with side shields marked to comply with ANSI Z87.1. Everyday
glasses have only impact resistant lenses. They are NOT safety glasses. following this rule will
reduce the risk of eye injury. Use face mask if operation is dusty.
• Wear eye protection which is marked to comply with ANSI Z87.1 when operating this product.
• Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
• Do not leave appliance plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before servicing.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
• Use only identical manufacturer’s replacement parts and accessories. Use of any other parts
may create a hazard or cause product damage.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all body parts away from openings and moving parts.
• Secure long hair so it is above shoulder level to prevent entanglement in any moving parts.
• Wear heavy long pants, boots, and gloves. Avoid loose garments or jewelry that could get
caught in moving parts of the machine or its motor.
• Do not operate the equipment while barefoot or when wearing sandals or similar lightweight
footwear. Wear protective footwear that will protect your feet and improve your footing on
slippery surfaces.
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IMPORTANT SAfETY INSTRUCTIONS
• Do not force tool. Use the correct tool for your application. The correct tool will do the job better
and safer at the rate for which it is designed.
• Keep firm footing and balance. Do not overreach. Overreaching can result in loss of balance.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
• Avoid accidental starting. Be sure the power switch is not on before plugging in. Turn off power
switch before unplugging.
• Do not use tool if switch does not turn it on or off. Any tool that cannot be controlled with the
switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
• Do not use with damaged plug. If tool is not working as it should or has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return it to an authorized service center.
• Do not operate this unit when you are tired, ill, or under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or
medication.
• Do not operate in poor lighting.
• Keep all parts of your body away from any moving parts and all hot surfaces of the unit.
• Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked; keep openings free
of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
• Check the work area before each use. Remove all objects such as rocks, broken glass, nails,
wire, or string which can be thrown or become entangled in the machine.
• Do not pull or carry by cord, do not use cord as a handle, close a door on a cord, or do not pull
cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not run appliance over cord. Keep cord away from
heated surfaces.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
• Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If appliance is not working as it should, has been
dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return it to a service center.
• If the power supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced only by the manufacturer or by an
authorized service center to avoid risk.
• Service on the product must be performed by qualified repair personnel only. Service or
maintenance performed by unqualified personnel could result in injury to the user or damage to
the product.
• In a double insulated appliance, two systems of insulation are provided instead of grounding.
No grounding means is provided on a double insulated appliance, nor should a means for
grounding be added to the appliance. Servicing a double insulated appliance requires extreme
care and knowledge of the system and should be done only by qualified service personnel.
Replacement parts for a double insulated appliance must be identical to the parts they replace.
• Not intended for commercial use.
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SPECIfIC SAfETY RULES fOR BLOWER
• Make sure your extension cord is in good condition. When using an extension cord, be sure to
use one heavy enough to carry the current your product will draw. A wire gauge size (A.W.G.)
of at least 14 is recommended for an extension cord 50 feet or less in length. If in doubt, use
the next heavier gauge. The smaller the gauge number, the heavier the cord. An undersized
cord will cause a drop in line voltage resulting in loss of power and overheating.
• Do not point the blower nozzle in the direction of people or pets.
• Never run the unit without the proper equipment attached. Always ensure the blower tubes are
installed.
• When not in use, blower should be stored indoors in a dry, locked up place—out of the reach of
children.
• Maintain tool with care. Keep fan area clean for best and safest performance. follow
instructions for proper maintenance.
• Do not attempt to clear clogs from tool without first unplugging it.
• Do not pull or carry by cord, do not use cord as a handle, or do not pull cord around sharp
edges or corners Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
• To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not expose to rain, do not use on wet surfaces. Store
indoors.
• If the power supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced only by the manufacturer or by an
authorized service center to avoid risk.
• Save these instructions. Refer to them frequently and use them to instruct others who may use
this power tool. If you loan someone this power tool, loan them these instructions also.
WHILE OPERATING UNIT AS A BLOWER
• Never point the blower in the direction of people or pets or in the direction of windows. Use
extra caution when blowing debris near solid objects such as trees, automobiles and walls.
OTHER SAFETY WARNINGS
• Be sure to secure the unit while transporting.
• Store the unit in a dry area, locked up to prevent unauthorized use or damage, and stored in a
high place out of the reach of children.
• Never douse or squirt the unit with water or any other liquid. Keep handles dry, clean and free
from debris. Clean after each use. See the Cleaning and Storage instructions.
• Keep these instructions. Refer to them often and use them to instruct other users. If you loan
someone this unit, also loan them these instructions.
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SPECIfIC SAfETY RULES fOR BLOWER
PROPOSITION 65
1. WARNING: Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and
WA R N I N G
other construction activities, contains chemicals known to the State of California to
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• Lead
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paints
• Crystalline silica from bricks and cement or other masonry products
• Crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products
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equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles.
such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter out
microscopic particles. (California Health & Safety Code § 25249.5, et seq.)
2. WARNING: The cord of this product contains lead and/or di (2-ethylhexyl)
phthalate (DEHP), chemicals known to the State of California to cause
cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after
handling. (California Health & Safety Code § 25249.5, et seq.)
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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SYMBOLS
Some of the following symbols may be used on this product. Please study them and learn their
meaning. Proper inter-pretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the product better and safer.
SYMBOL
NAME
DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION
V
Volts
Voltage
A
Amperes
Current
Hz
Hertz
frequency (cycles per second)
W
Watts
Power
Minutes
Time
Alternating Current
Type of current
Direct Current
Type or a characteristic of current
No Load Speed
Rational speed, at no load
Per Minute
Revolutions, strokes, surface speed, orbits etc.,
per minute
Wet Conditions Alert
Do not expose to rain or use in damp locations
Read The Operator’s Manual
To reduce the risk of injury user must read and
understand operator’s manual before using this
product.
Eye Protection
Wear eye protection when operating
this equipment.
Safety Alert
Precautions that involve your safety.
Long Hair
failure to keep long hair away from the air inlet
could result in personal injury.
Loose Clothing
failure to keep loose clothing from being drawn
into air intake could result in personal injury.
Keep Bystanders Away
Keep all bystanders at least 50 ft. away.
Blower Tubes
Do not operate without tubes in place.
min
/min
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SYMBOLS
The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated
with this product.
SYMBOL
SIGNAL
MEANING
DANGER
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not
avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided,
may result in minor or moderate injury.
CAUTION
(Without Safety Alert Symbol) Indicates a situation that may
result in property damage.
SERVICE
Servicing requires extreme care and knowledge and should be performed only by a qualified
service technician. for service we suggest you return the product to your nearest AUTHORIZED
SERVICE CENTER for repair. When servicing, use only identical replacement parts.
WA R N I N G
To avoid serious personal injury, do not attempt to use this product until you read thoroughly
and understand completely the operator’s manual. If you do not understand the warnings and
instructions in the operator’s manual, do not use this product. Call GREENWORKS customer
service for assistance.
WA R N I N G
The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your
eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Before beginning power tool operation,
always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and, when needed, a
full face shield. We recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or
standard safety glasses with side shields. Always use eye protection which is marked to
comply with ANSI Z87.1.
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ELECTRICAL
WA R N I N G
THIS BLOWER/VAC IS fOR OUTDOOR USE ONLY. DO NOT EXPOSE TO RAIN OR USE IN
DAMP LOCATIONS.
GUIDELINES FOR USING EXTENSION CORDS
USE THE PROPER EXTENSION CORD. Make sure your extension cord is in good condition.
When using an extension cord, be sure to use one of heavy enough gauge to carry the current
your product will draw. An undersized cord will cause overheating. The table below shows the
correct size to use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere rating. If in doubt, use the
next heavier gauge.The smaller the gauge number, the heavier the cord.
**Ampere rating (on tool faceplate)
MINIMUM GAUGE FOR EXTENSION CORDS (AWG)
(WHEN USING 120V ONLY)
Amp Rating
Total Length of Cord in Feet (meters)
More Than
Not More Than
25' (7.6 m)
50' (15 m)
0
6
10
12
6
10
12
16
18
18
16
14
16
16
16
12
100' (30.4 m)
150' (45.7 m)
16
14
14
12
14
12
Not Recommended
Make sure your extension cord is properly wired and in good electrical condition.
Always replace a damaged extension cord or have it repaired by a qualified technician
before use. Keep extension cords away from sharp objects, excessive heat and
damp or wet areas.
Use a separate electrical circuit for tools. This circuit should not be less than #12 wire
and should be protected with a 15 A time delayed fuse. Before connecting the motor
to the power line, make sure the switch is in the Off position and the electric current
is rated the same as the current stamped on the motor nameplate. Running at a
lower voltage will damage the motor.
WA R N I N G
KEEP THE EXTENSION CORD CLEAR Of WORKING AREA. POSITION THE CORD SO THAT
IT WILL NOT GET CAUGHT ON LUMBER, TOOLS OR OTHER OBSTRUCTIONS WHILE YOU
ARE WORKING WITH A BLOWER/VAC. fAILURE TO DO SO CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS
PERSONAL INJURY.
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ELECTRICAL
WA R N I N G
CHECK EXTENSION CORDS BEfORE EACH USE. If DAMAGED REPLACE IMMEDIATELY.
NEVER USE TOOL WITH A DAMAGED CORD SINCE TOUCHING THE DAMAGED AREA
COULD CAUSE ELECTRICAL SHOCK RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
This tool is powered by a precision built electric motor. It should be connected to a power supply that is 120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only (normal household current). Do not operate this tool
on direct current (DC). A substantial voltage drop will cause a loss of power and the motor will
overheat. If the product does not operate when plugged into an outlet, double check the power
supply.
FOR ALL DOUBLE-INSULATED APPLIANCES
Replacement Parts — When servicing use only identical replacement parts.
Polarized Appliance Connections — To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a
polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other) and will require the use of a polarized extension cord. The appliance plug will fit into a polarized extension cord only one way. If the plug
does not fit fully into the extension cord, reverse the plug. If the plug still does not fit, obtain a
correct polarized extension cord. A polarized extension cord will require the use of a polarized
wall outlet. This plug will fit into the polarized wall outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully
into the wall outlet, reverse the plug. If the plug still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to
install the proper wall outlet. Do not change the equipment plug, extension cord receptacle, or
extension cord plug in any way.
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KNOW YOUR BLOWER
The safe use of this product requires an understanding of the information on the tool and in this
operator’s manual as well as a knowledge of the project you are attempting. Before use of this
product, familiarize yourself with all operating features and safety rules. (See Fig. 2)
BLOWER TUBE
The blower tube can be easily installed on the blower without any additional tools.
CORD RETAINER
A convenient cord retainer helps keep the extension cord connection secure during blower
operation.
MULCHER TUBES
The mulcher tubes can be added without any additional tools to provide mulching and vacuuming functionality.
2-SPEED
POWER SWITCH
AUXILIARY HANDLE
POWER CORD
LOCK BUTTON
BLOWER
TUBE
CONCENTRATOR
NOZZLE
CORD
RETAINER
MULCH/VACUUM
GATE
MULCHER TUBES
BAG
Fig. 2
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ASSEMBLY
UNPACKING
• This product requires assembly.
WA R N I N G
This new product has been shipped in a partially assembled condition as described below.
Carefully check the packing list below to ensure all items are included in the package; the packing
list describes all loose items that are not assembled to the product as shipped. Do not operate the
product if any packing list items are already assembled to your product when you unpack it. Call
the customer service number below for assistance. Operation of a product that may have been
improperly pre-assembled could result in serious personal injury.
• Carefully remove the product and any accessories from the box. Make sure that all items
listed in the packing list are included.
• Inspect the product carefully to make sure no breakage or damage occurred during shipping.
• Do not discard the packing material until you have carefully inspected and satisfactorily
operated the product.
• If any parts are damaged or missing, please call 1-888909-6757 for assistance.
1-888-866-5797
PACKING LIST
• Electric blower
• Blower tube
• Mulcher tubes
• Bag
• Operator’s Manual
WA R N I N G
If any parts are damaged or missing do not operate this product until the parts are replaced.
failure to heed this warning could result in serious personal injury
WA R N I N G
Do not attempt to modify this product or create accessories not recommended for use with this
product. Any such alteration or modification is misuse and could result in a hazardous condition
leading to possible serious personal injury.
WA R N I N G
Do not connect to power supply until assembly is complete. failure to comply could result in
accidental starting and possible serious personal injury.
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ASSEMBLY
ASSEMBLE AS A MULCHER (See Fig. 3)
3. Insert the “wedged” end clip of the mulcher tube into the rear clip. (See fig 3.2). Push the
4. To remove mulcher tubes, follow the steps (3) (2) (1).
5. Insert the bag adaptor into the blower outlet. Lock the bag adaptor with the lock button. To remove the bag, simply press lock button and remove bag. (see Fig.5).
NOTE: It may be necessary to remove the blower tube or mulcher tubes to clear a blocked tube or impeller.
WA R N I N G
To prevent serious personal injury, make sure the switch is in the OFF position, it is unplugged, and
the impellers have stopped before attaching or removing tubes.
Note: Unit will not run unless Vacuum Tube latched.
Fig.2
Fig.3.2
Fig.3.1
Fig.3.3
②
①
③
Lock button
Fig.3.5
Fig.3.4
⑤
④
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ASSEMBLY
ASSEMBLE AS A BLOWER ((See Fig. 4))
Note: Unit will not run unless Gate and Blower Tube latched.
1. Slide blower tube forward until the notched areas on the blower housing click into the slots on
the tube.
2. Insert the concentrator nozzle onto the regular nozzle to lock. (Concentrator nozzle is used to
beds. under decks, etc.).
Fig. 4
SLOT
NOTCHED
AREA
BLOWER
TUBE
CONCENTRATOR
NOZZLE
AIR
OUTLET
GATE
INSTALLING BAG WITH SHOULDER HARNESS (See Fig.5)
Note: Unit will not run unless Bag latched.
lengthen, pull the strap to shorten.
Fig. 5
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OPERATION
CONNECTING THE POWER CORD
Fig. 6
(See Fig.6)
1. Secure the extension cord to the motor housing
using the notch at rear of blower. This prevents
accidental removal of the electrical cord.
2. Plug the female end of the electrical cord into
the receptacle at the back of the unit.
STARTING/STOPPING THE BLOWER/
Fig. 7
MULCHER (See Fig.7)
This unit is equipped with a three-way (Off/ LOW/
HIGH) switch
• Slide the switch forward to the first position for
LOW speeds up to 150 MPH (241Kph).
• Slide the switch forward to the second position for
HIGH speeds up to 230 MPH (370Kph).
Once the unit is plugged in, stand in the operating
position. Slide the power/speed switch to LOW or
HIGH to start the unit. To stop the unit, slide the
switch to Off.
OFF
ON
HOLDING THE BLOWER/MULCHER
Before operating the unit, stand in the operating position. Check for the following:
• Operator is wearing proper clothing, such as boots, safety glasses or goggles, ear/hearing protection, gloves, long pants and a long sleeve shirt.
WA R N I N G
To avoid serious personal injury, wear goggles or safety glasses that comply with ANSI Z87.1at all
times when operating this unit. Wear a face mask or dust mask in dusty locations.
WA R N I N G
To prevent serious personal injury or damage to the unit, make sure the blower tube or the mulcher
tubes and the bag are in place before operating the unit.
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OPERATION
OPERATING TIPS (See Fig.8)
• The bag is installed and zipped closed (when used as a mulcher).
• Be sure the bag is zipped closed before operating the unit.
• Assure the unit is not directed at anybody or any loose debris before starting the unit.
• Verify that the unit is in good working condition. Make sure the tubes and guards are in
place and secure.
• Always hold the unit with both hands when operating.
• Keep a firm grip on both the front and rear handle or grips.
• To reduce the risk of hearing loss associated with sound level(s), hearing protection is
required.
• Use the shoulder strap when using unit as
a mulcher.
Fig. 8
• Operate power equipment only at
reasonable hours—not early in the
morning or late at night when people might
be disturbed. Comply with times listed in
local ordinances. Usual recommendations
are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through
Saturday.
• To reduce noise levels, limit the number of
pieces of equipment used at any one time.
• To reduce noise levels, operate power
blowers at the lowest possible speed to do
the job.
• Use rakes and brooms to loosen debris
before blowing.
• In dusty conditions, slightly dampen
surfaces.
• Conserve water by using power blowers
instead of hoses for many lawn and garden
applications, including areas such as
gutters, screens, patios, grills, porches,
and gardens.
• Watch out for children, pets, open windows
or freshly washed cars, and blow debris
safely away.
• Clean up after using blowers and other
equipment. Dispose of debris appropriately.
NOTE: Please ensure that the Mulch/Vacuum Gate is completely closed and locked.
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OPERATION
AIR VENTS
Never cover air vents. Keep them free from obstructions and debris. They must always remain
clear for proper motor cooling.
WA R N I N G
To avoid serious personal injury, do not wear loose fitting clothing or articles such as scarves,
strings, chains, ties, etc., that could get drawn into the air vents. To make sure long hair does not
get drawn into the air vents, tie back long hair.
OPERATING AS A BLOWER
Note: Unit will not run unless Gate and Blower Tube latched.
blowing operations are better suited to low speeds, rather than high. High speed blowing is a
better way to move heavier items like large debris or gravel.
OPERATING AS A MULCHER
Note: Unit will not run unless Bag and Vacuum Tube latched.
mulched as they pass through the fan housing. For longer bag life and increased performance,
empty the bag often.
CLEARING A BLOCKED TUBE / IMPELLER
WA R N I N G
To avoid serious personal injury, be sure the unit is OFF and unplugged before clearing the
impeller.
WA R N I N G
To avoid serious personal injury, always wear gloves to protect yourself from the impeller blades or
other sharp objects.
1. Slide the Power/Speed switch down to the OFF position until the unit comes to a
complete stop.
2. Unplug the unit.
3. Remove the blower tube or mulcher tubes and the bag.
4. Carefully remove material blocking the tube or impeller. Inspect the blades to ensure
no damage has occurred. Rotate the impeller blades by hand to ensure the blockage is
completely cleared.
5. Reinstall the blower tube or mulcher tubes and the bag.
6. Plug the unit back into the power supply.
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MAINTENANCE
SERVICING DOUBLE-INSULATED UNITS
This unit is double insulated. In a double-insulated unit, two systems of insulation are provided
instead of grounding. There is no grounding provided and no means of grounding should be
added to this unit. Extreme care and knowledge of the system is required when servicing
a double-insulated unit. Service should be performed by qualified service personnel only.
Replacement parts for a double-insulated unit must be identical to the parts they replace. Refer
any repairs to an authorized service dealer. A double-insulated unit is marked with the words
“double insulation” or “
”
CLEANING THE UNIT
WA R N I N G
To avoid serious personal injury, always turn the unit off and unplug it before cleaning or servicing.
Use a small brush to clean off the outside of the unit. Do not use strong detergents, household
cleaners that contain aromatic oils such as pine and lemon, and solvents such as kerosene as they
can damage plastic housings or handles. Wipe off any moisture with a soft, dry cloth.
CLEANING THE BAG
1. Empty the bag after each use to avoid deterioration and obstructing air flow, which will
reduce the performance of the mulcher.
2. Wearing eye protection and a dust mask, clean the bag as needed. Turn the bag inside
out after initial emptying and vigorously shake out dust and debris.
3. Wash the bag once a year, or more often if needed:
a.
Remove the bag.
b.
Turn bag inside out.
c.
Hang it up.
d.
Hose it down thoroughly.
e.
Leave it hanging to dry.
f.
Turn bag right-side out and reinstall.
STORAGE
• Store the unit locked up to prevent unauthorized use or damage.
• Store the unit in a dry, well-ventilated area.
• Store the unit out of the reach of children
INSPECT EXTENSION CORDS
Inspect all extension cords periodically. Look closely for deterioration, cuts or cracks in the
insulation. Inspect the connectors for damage. Replace cords if defective or damaged.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
Unit will not blow
or mulcher.
1. Bag full
1. Empty the bag.
2. Blocked tube
2. Clear the blockage.
3. Blocked impeller
3. Clear the blockage
4. Dirty bag
4. Clean the bag.
5. Torn bag
5. Replace the bag.
6. Bag unzipped
6. Zip up the bag.
7. Unit unplugged
7. Plug into an outlet or an extension
cord.
1. Unit is unplugged.
1. Check cord to make sure it is plugged
into an electrical outlet.
2. Power/speed switch is in
the OFF position.
2. Slide switch to high or low.
3. Defective power switch.
3. Call techincal support: 1-888-866-5797
4. Vac tubes are not correctly
installed.
4. Check vac tubes to ensure that they
are allowing the switch to be engaged
when correctly installed.
5. Intake gate/cover is not
closed.
5. Ensure that gate/cover is fully closed
and locked.
6. Blower tube or bag
assembly not correctly
installed.
6. Check blower tube or bag assembly
to ensure that they are allowing the
switch to be engaged when correctly
installed.
7. Check wall circuit breaker panel and
reset if necessary.
Unit will not start.
7. House circuit may have
tripped.
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PARTS LIST
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EXPLODED VIEW
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NOTES
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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR HAS PROVIDED THE PARTS LIST AND ASSEMBLY
DIAGRAM IN THIS DOCUMENT AS A REFERENCE TOOL ONLY. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER
OR DISTRIBUTOR MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO THE
BUYER THAT HE OR SHE IS QUALIFIED TO MAKE ANY REPAIRS TO THE PRODUCT, OR
THAT HE OR SHE IS QUALIFIED TO REPLACE ANY PARTS OF THE PRODUCT. IN FACT, THE
MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR EXPRESSLY STATES THAT ALL REPAIRS AND PARTS
REPLACEMENTS SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN BY CERTIFIED AND LICENSED TECHNICIANS,
AND NOT BY THE BUYER. THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF
HIS OR HER REPAIRS TO THE ORIGINAL PRODUCT OR REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO,
OR ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO.
Limited 90 Day Warranty
Harbor Freight Tools Co. makes every effort to assure that its products meet high quality
and durability standards, and warrants to the original purchaser that this product is free from
defects in materials and workmanship for the period of 90 days from the date of purchase.
This warranty does not apply to damage due directly or indirectly, to misuse, abuse, negligence
or accidents, repairs or alterations outside our facilities, criminal activity, improper installation,
normal wear and tear, or to lack of maintenance. We shall in no event be liable for death,
injuries to persons or property, or for incidental, contingent, special or consequential damages
arising from the use of our product. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of
incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation of exclusion may not apply to you.
THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS.
To take advantage of this warranty, the product or part must be returned to us with transportation
charges prepaid. Proof of purchase date and an explanation of the complaint must accompany
the merchandise. If our inspection verifies the defect, we will either repair or replace
the product at our election or we may elect to refund the purchase price if we cannot readily
and quickly provide you with a replacement. We will return repaired products at our expense,
but if we determine there is no defect, or that the defect resulted from causes not within
the scope of our warranty, then you must bear the cost of returning the product.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also
have other rights which vary from state to state.
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