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Ryobi RB101 Operator`s manual
OPERATOR’S MANUAL
10 in. BUFFER/POLISHER
RB101
Your buffer/polisher has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and
operator safety. When properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, the user must read and understand the operator's manual before using
this product.
Thank you for your purchase.
SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................................... 2
 Warranty .......................................................................................................................................................................... 2
� General Safety Rules .................................................................................................................................................... 3-4
� Specific Safety Rules....................................................................................................................................................... 4
� Symbols ........................................................................................................................................................................ 5-6
� Electrical .......................................................................................................................................................................... 7
� Features ........................................................................................................................................................................... 8
� Assembly ......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
� Operation .................................................................................................................................................................... 9-11
� Maintenance .................................................................................................................................................................. 12
 Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................................................................. 13
� Parts Ordering / Service ................................................................................................................................................ 14
INTRODUCTION
This tool has many features for making its use more pleasant and enjoyable. Safety, performance, and dependability have
been given top priority in the design of this product making it easy to maintain and operate.
WARRANTY
RYOBI® POWER TOOL - LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY AND 30 DAY EXCHANGE POLICY
One World Technologies, Inc., warrants its RYOBI® power tools with the following conditions:
30-DAY EXCHANGE POLICY: During the first 30 days after date of purchase, you may either request service under this
warranty or you may exchange any RYOBI® power tool which does not work properly due to defective workmanship or
materials by returning the power tool to the dealer from which it was purchased. To receive a replacement power tool
or requested warranty service, you must present proof of purchase and return all original equipment packaged with the
original product. The replacement power tool will be covered by the limited warranty for the balance of the two year period
from the date of the original purchase.
WHAT THIS WARRANTY COVERS: This warranty covers all defects in workmanship or materials in your RYOBI® power
tool for a period of two years from the date of purchase. With the exception of batteries, power tool accessories are
warranted for ninety (90) days. Batteries are warranted for two years.
HOW TO GET SERVICE: Just return the power tool, properly packaged and postage prepaid, to an Authorized Service
Center. You can obtain the location of the Service Center nearest you by contacting a service representative at One
World Technologies, Inc., P.O. Box 1207, Anderson, SC 29622-1207, by calling 1-800-525-2579 or by logging on to www.
ryobitools.com. When you request warranty service, you must also present proof of purchase documentation, which
includes the date of purchase (for example, a bill of sale). We will repair any faulty workmanship, and either repair or replace
any defective part, at our option. We will do so without any charge to you. We will complete the work in a reasonable time,
but, in any case, within ninety (90) days or less.
WHAT’S NOT COVERED: This warranty applies only to the original purchaser at retail and may not be transferred. This
warranty only covers defects arising under normal usage and does not cover any malfunction, failure or defects resulting
from misuse, abuse, neglect, alteration, modification or repairs by other than Authorized Service Centers. One World
Technologies, Inc. makes no warranties, representations or promises as to the quality or performance of its power tools
other than those specifically stated in this warranty.
ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS: Any implied warranties granted under state law, including warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to two years from the date of purchase. One World Technologies, Inc. is not
responsible for direct, indirect, or incidental damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. This
warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
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GENERAL SAFETY RULES
 Keep your work area clean and well lit. Cluttered
benches and 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 bystanders, children, and visitors away while
operating a power tool. Distractions can cause you to
lose control.
 Avoid accidental starting. Be sure switch is off
before plugging in. Carrying tools with your finger on
the switch or plugging in tools that have the switch on
invites accidents.
 Remove adjusting keys or wrenches before turning
the tool on. A wrench or a key that is left attached to a
rotating part of the tool may result in personal injury.
 Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance
at all times. Proper footing and balance enables better
control of the tool in unexpected situations.
 Use safety equipment. Always wear eye protection.
Dust mask, nonskid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing
protection must be used for appropriate conditions.
 Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Contain long
hair. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be drawn
into air vents.
 Do not use on a ladder or unstable support. Stable
footing on a solid surface enables better control of the
tool in unexpected situations.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
TOOL USE AND CARE
 Double insulated tools are equipped with a polarized
plug (one blade is wider than the other). This plug will
fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does
not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still
does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install a
polarized outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
Double insulation
eliminates the need for the threewire grounded power cord and grounded power supply
system.
 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 abuse the cord. Never use the cord to carry the
tools or pull the plug from an outlet. Keep cord away
from heat, oil, sharp edges, or moving parts. Replace
damaged cords immediately. Damaged cords increase
the risk of electric shock.
 When operating a power tool outside, use an outdoor
extension cord marked “W-A” or “W”. These cords are rated for outdoor use and reduce the risk of electric shock.
 Use clamps or other practical way to secure and
support the workpiece to a stable platform. Holding
the work by hand or against your body is unstable and
may lead to loss of control.
 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.
 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.
 Disconnect the plug from power source before making
any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing the
tool. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the tool accidentally.
 Store idle tools out of the reach of children and other
untrained persons. Tools are dangerous in the hands of
untrained users.
 Maintain tools with care. Keep cutting tools sharp
and clean. Properly maintained tools with sharp cutting
edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
 Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts, and any other condition that may
affect the tool’s operation. If damaged, have the tool
serviced before using. Many accidents are caused by
poorly maintained tools.
 Use only accessories that are recommended by the
manufacturer for your model. Accessories that may be
suitable for one tool, may become hazardous when used
on another tool.
 Keep the tool and its handle dry, clean and free from
oil and grease. Always use a clean cloth when cleaning. Never use brake fluids, gasoline, petroleum-based
products, or any strong solvents to clean your tool.
Following this rule will reduce the risk of loss of control and deterioration of the enclosure plastic.
WARNING:
Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow
all instructions listed below, may result in electric shock,
fire and/or serious personal injury.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
WORK AREA
PERSONAL SAFETY
 Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating a power tool. Do not use tool
while tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol,
or medication. A moment of inattention while operating
power tools may result in serious personal injury.
 Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry.
Contain long hair. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves
away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long
hair can be caught in moving parts.
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GENERAL SAFETY RULES
SERVICE
 When servicing a tool, use only identical replacement
parts. Follow instructions in the Maintenance section
of this manual. Use of unauthorized parts or failure to
follow Maintenance Instructions may create a risk of
shock or injury.
 Tool service must be performed only by qualified
repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed by
unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury.
SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
 Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when
performing an operation where the cutting tool may
contact hidden wiring or its own cord. Contact with a
“live” wire will make exposed metal parts of the cutting
tool “live” and shock the operator.
 Check damaged parts. Before further use of the
tool, a guard or other part that is damaged should
be carefully checked to determine that it will operate
properly and perform its intended function. Check for
alignment of moving parts, binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts, mounting, and any other conditions
that may affect its operation. A guard or other part that
is damaged should be properly repaired or replaced
by an authorized service center. Following this rule will
reduce the risk of shock, fire, or serious injury.
 Know your power tool. Read operator’s manual carefully. Learn its applications and limitations, as well
as the specific potential hazards related to this tool.
Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric shock,
fire, or serious injury.
 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 16 is
recommended for an extension cord 50 feet or less
in length. A cord exceeding 100 feet is not recommended. 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.
 Always wear safety glasses. Everyday eyeglasses
have only impact-resistant lenses; they are NOT safety
glasses. Following this rule will reduce the risk of serious
personal injury.
 Protect your lungs. Wear a face or dust mask if the
operation is dusty. Following this rule will reduce the risk
of serious personal injury.
 Protect your hearing. Wear hearing protection during
extended periods of operation. Following this rule will
reduce the risk of serious personal injury.
 Inspect for and remove all nails from lumber before
using this tool. Following this rule will reduce the risk of
serious personal injury.
 Inspect tool cords periodically and, if damaged, have
repaired at your nearest Authorized Service Center.
Constantly stay aware of cord location. Following this
rule will reduce the risk of electric shock or fire.
 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 tool. If you
loan someone this tool, loan them these instructions
also.
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SYMBOLS
Some of the following symbols may be used on this tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation
of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer.
SYMBOL
NAME
DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION
V
Volts
Voltage
A
Amperes
Current
Hz
Hertz
Frequency (cycles per second)
W
Watt
Power
Minutes
Time
Alternating Current
Type of current
Direct Current
Type or a characteristic of current
No Load Speed
Rotational speed, at no load
Class II Construction
Double-insulated construction
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
Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and,
as necessary, a full face shield when operating this product.
Safety Alert
Precautions that involve your safety.
No Hands Symbol
Failure to keep your hands away from the blade will result in serious
personal injury.
No Hands Symbol
Failure to keep your hands away from the blade will result in serious
personal injury.
No Hands Symbol
Failure to keep your hands away from the blade will result in serious
personal injury.
No Hands Symbol
Failure to keep your hands away from the blade will result in serious
personal injury.
Hot Surface
To reduce the risk of injury or damage, avoid contact with any hot
surface.
min
no
.../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
WARNING:
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 the nearest
AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER for repair. When servicing, use only identical replacement parts.
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 Ryobi customer service for
assistance.
WARNING:
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.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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ELECTRICAL
DOUBLE INSULATION
EXTENSION CORDS
Double insulation is a concept in safety in electric power
tools, which eliminates the need for the usual threewire grounded power cord. All exposed metal parts are
isolated from the internal metal motor components with
protecting insulation. Double insulated tools do not need
to be grounded.
When using a power tool at a considerable distance from
a power source, be sure to use an extension cord that has
the capacity to handle the current the tool will draw. An
undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage, resulting in
overheating and loss of power. Use the chart to determine
the minimum wire size required in an extension cord. Only
round jacketed cords listed by Underwriter’s Laboratories
(UL) should be used.
When working outdoors with a tool, use an extension cord
that is designed for outside use. This type of cord is designated with “WA” on the cord’s jacket.
Before using any extension cord, inspect it for loose or
exposed wires and cut or worn insulation.
WARNING:
The double insulated system is intended to protect
the user from shock resulting from a break in the tool’s
internal insulation. Observe all normal safety precautions
to avoid electrical shock.
NOTE: Servicing of a tool with double insulation requires
extreme care and knowledge of the system and should be
performed only by a qualified service technician. For service,
we suggest you return the tool to your nearest authorized
service center for repair. Always use original factory replacement parts when servicing.
**Ampere rating (on tool data plate)
0-2.0
2.1-3.4
Cord Length
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
This tool has 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 tool does
not operate when plugged into an outlet, double-check the
power supply.
3.5-5.0
5.1-7.0
7.1-12.0 12.1-16.0
Wire Size (A.W.G.)
25'
16
16
16
16
14
14
50'
16
16
16
14
14
12
100'
16
16
14
12
10
—
**Used on 12 gauge - 20 amp circuit.
NOTE: AWG = American Wire Gauge
WARNING:
Keep the extension cord clear of the working area.
Position the cord so that it will not get caught on lumber,
tools or other obstructions while you are working with a
power tool. Failure to do so can result in serious personal
injury.
WARNING:
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.
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FEATURES
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Orbit Diameter .......................................................... 1/2 in.
Orbits per minute ................................. 3 200 r/min. (RPM)
Motion .......................................................Random Orbital
Input ...................................... 120 V, 60 Hz, AC only, .75 A
AIR VENT
MOTOR
HOUSING
ON/OFF
SWITCH
STEERING WHEEL
HANDLE
CORD
FOAM PAD
Fig. 1
KNOW YOUR BUFFER/POLISHER
MOTOR HOUSING
See Figure 1.
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.
The air vent for the motor is located on top of the motor
housing.
APPLICATION BONNET
POLISHING BONNET
The reusable application bonnet is made of 100% terry
cloth.
The reusable polishing bonnet is made of synthetic tufted
material.
CORD
STEERING WHEEL HANDLE
The buffer/polisher has a 6-foot power cord.
The buffer/polisher has a steering wheel-shaped handle.
ON/OFF SWITCH
The ON/OFF switch is within reach of the operator’s
thumb.
FOAM PAD
The foam pad is 10 in. in diameter.
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ASSEMBLY
UNPACKING
WARNING:
This product has been shipped completely assembled.
If any parts are damaged or missing do not operate
this tool until the parts are replaced. Failure to heed this
warning could result in serious personal injury.
 Carefully remove the tool and any accessories from the
box. Make sure that all items listed in the packing list are
included.
 Inspect the tool 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 tool.
 If any parts are damaged or missing, please call
1-800-525-2579 for assistance.
WARNING:
Do not attempt to modify this tool or create accessories not recommended for use with this tool. Any such
alteration or modification is misuse and could result in a
hazardous condition leading to possible serious personal
injury.
PACKING LIST
10 in. Buffer/Polisher
Application Bonnet
Polishing Bonnet
Operator’s Manual
WARNING:
Do not connect to power supply until assembly is
complete. Failure to comply could result in accidental
starting and possible serious personal injury.
OPERATION
PREPARE THE SURFACE
WARNING:
For best results, the surface should be clean and dry. Most
high-gloss surfaces can be cleaned with a mild soap and
water solution. For removal of stubborn dirt such as road
tar, grease, and bug stains, you can use a mild ammonia
solution such as that used in glass cleaners. Before using
any cleaning product, check the label for recommended
applications and follow the directions for use.
Never apply cleaner directly onto surface to be polished.
Apply to a clean cloth then use the cloth to clean the
surface.
Do not use any type of abrasive cleanser as it may damage
or scratch the surface.
Do not allow familiarity with tools to make you careless. Remember that a careless fraction of a second is
sufficient to inflict serious injury.
WARNING:
Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side
shields when operating power tools. Failure to do so
could result in objects being thrown into your eyes
resulting in possible serious injury.
WARNING:
Do not use any attachments or accessories not
recommended by the manufacturer of this tool. The use
of attachments or accessories not recommended can
result in serious personal injury.
APPLICATIONS
You may use this tool for the purpose listed below:
 Buffing/polishing cars, boats, RVs, personal aircraft,
motorcycles, hardwood floors, and large furniture
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OPERATION
WARNING:
APPLICATION BONNET
Before connecting the buffer/polisher to the power
source, always check to make sure the switch is not in
ON position. Failure to do so could result in accidental
starting of the buffer/polisher resulting in possible serious
personal injury.
ATTACH THE APPLICATION BONNET
See Figure 2.
WARNING:
To avoid injury, always make sure the buffer/polisher is
unplugged before attaching bonnets.
Fig. 2
The buffer/polisher comes with two bonnets, one for applying
the polish to the surface and another for buffing the surface.
Both are fitted with a drawstring. The application bonnet is
the one made of 100% terry cloth.
To attach the application bonnet to the pad:
 Loosen the drawstring so that the bonnet fits completely
over the pad.
PASTE POLISH
 Place the bonnet over the pad so that the outer edge can
be drawn over the top of the pad.
 Carefully tighten the drawstring around the pad and
secure it with a bow knot.
 Tuck the drawstring inside the bonnet.
WARNING:
Fig. 3
The drawstring must be tucked securely inside the bonnet
before turning the buffer/polisher on. Failure to do so
could result in the drawstring being caught between the
motor housing and orbiting foam pad, increasing the risk
of serious personal injury.
APPLY POLISH TO THE APPLICATION
BONNET
Most polishes are either in paste or liquid form. Before using
any polish read all directions on appropriate applications
and proper use.
APPLICATION OF PASTE POLISH
See Figure 3.
Use a putty knife or other flat, blunt object to apply
approximately one rounded teaspoon of paste onto the
bonnet. Evenly spread the paste over the entire surface of
the bonnet.
NOTE: Be careful not to use too much polish at one time. If
the pad becomes saturated, it will not last as long.
Do not apply paste directly to the surface being polished.
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OPERATION
APPLICATION OF LIQUID POLISH
See Figure 4.
Apply a small circle of liquid (about the size of a halfdollar) around the center of the bonnet, followed by two
more rings, each slightly larger than the previous one. After
the first application, the bonnet will not absorb as much polish. Apply two rings of polish to the bonnet for subsequent
applications, using half of the initial quantity.
NOTE: Be careful not to use too much polish at one time. If
the pad becomes saturated, it will not last as long.
LIQUID POLISH
APPLY POLISH TO SURFACE
See Figure 5.
While holding the polisher firmly against the surface, slide
the ON/OFF switch to the ON position with your thumb.
Always start and stop the polisher on or against the surface
being polished.
Begin by polishing larger flat surfaces, such as the
hood, trunk, and roof. Use a broad sweeping motion in a
criss-cross pattern. Do not press down on the surface with
the polisher. Let the orbital action of the pad and bonnet
do the work.
Once flat surfaces have been covered, polish curved surfaces
such as car doors and quarter panels. Use small circular
motions. Grip polisher with your hands at 3 and 9 o’clock
so that the cord hangs free.
After applying polish to the entire surface, turn polisher off
by pushing the ON/OFF switch with your thumb. Wait until
the pad stops rotating before lifting the polisher from the
surface. Unplug polisher.
For hard to reach areas, such as the underside of bumpers
or side mirrors, apply polish by hand.
Fig. 4
CHANGE TO BUFFING BONNET
See Figure 6.
Remove the application bonnet by loosening the drawstring
and slipping the bonnet off the pad. Replace with buffing bonnet, attaching it the same way as the application bonnet.
Buff the surface in the same order as it was polished, starting
with large flat surfaces and ending with hard-to-reach areas.
Use the same motion as for polishing, a broad sweeping crisscross pattern on large flat areas and small circular motions
on all other areas. Remember to let the tool do the work.
Fig. 5
BUFFING BONNET
Fig. 6
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MAINTENANCE
LUBRICATION
WARNING:
All of the bearings in this tool are lubricated with a sufficient
amount of high grade lubricant for the life of the unit under
normal operating conditions. Therefore, no further lubrication is required.
When servicing, use only identical replacement parts.
Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause
product damage.
APPLICATION AND BUFFING BONNETS
WARNING:
Both the application and buffing bonnets are reusable. For
maximum life and performance, hand wash after use and
allow them to air dry. If needed, the bonnets can be machine
washed in cold water with a small amount of detergent, then
machine dried using low heat.
Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side
shields during power tool operation or when blowing
dust. If operation is dusty, also wear a dust mask.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE
FOAM PAD
Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most
plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of
commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use. Use
clean cloths to remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, etc.
It is important that the pad retains its original shape and
dimensions. Allow it to dry completely after each use.
Make sure to remove the bonnets, wash them, and store
separately. Polisher should be stored with the pad facing
up in order to extend pad life and retain its shape. Be careful
not to use too much polish at one time. If the pad becomes
saturated, it will not last as long.
WARNING:
Do not at any time let brake fluids, gasoline, petroleumbased products, penetrating oils, etc., come in contact
with plastic parts. Chemicals can damage, weaken or
destroy plastic which may result in serious personal
injury.
MOTOR AND INTERNAL COMPONENTS
The motor and internal components are designed to be
maintenance free. The exterior surface can be cleaned with
a mild soap and damp sponge.
If you suspect a problem with the motor or other internal
components, do not attempt to remove the motor housing or otherwise expose the internal components. Call
1-800-525-2579 for the authorized service center nearest
you.
Electric tools used on fiberglass material, wallboard, spackling
compounds, or plaster are subject to accelerated wear and
possible premature failure because the fiberglass chips and
grindings are highly abrasive to bearings, brushes, commutators, etc. Consequently, we do not recommended using this
tool for extended work on these types of materials. However,
if you do work with any of these materials, it is extremely
important to clean the tool using compressed air.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Problem
Possible Cause
Wax does not go on evenly
Too much wax on the bonnet
Remove a portion of the wax and
retry.
Polishing seems difficult
Bonnet may be worn
Replace bonnet.
Polisher does not turn on
Bad connection to receptacle
Check to make sure plug is properly
seated in outlet. If using an extension
cord, check connection and wire
gauge.
Problem with motor
Call your authorized service center.
Bonnet surface is creased or wrinkled,
resulting in uneven application/buffing
Drawstring is loose
Untie drawstring and retighten.
Pad spins slower than normal or not
at all
Motor needs to be serviced or
replaced
Call your authorized service center.
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Solution
OPERATOR’S MANUAL
10 in. BUFFER/POLISHER
RB101
WARNING:
Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities contains chemicals
known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are:
• lead from lead-based paints,
• crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber.
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To reduce your exposure to
these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and work with approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks
that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles.
• SERVICE
Now that you have purchased your tool, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service,
simply contact your nearest Authorized Service Center. Be sure to provide all pertinent
facts when you call or visit. Please call 1-800-525-2579 for your nearest Authorized
Service Center. You can also check our web site at www.ryobitools.com for a complete
list of Authorized Service Centers.
• MODEL NO. AND SERIAL NO.
The model number of this tool will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing.
Please record the model number and serial number in the space provided below.
• HOW TO ORDER REPAIR PARTS
When ordering repair parts, always give the following information:
•
MODEL NUMBER
•
SERIAL NUMBER
RB101
Ryobi® is a registered trademark of Ryobi Limited used under license.
ONE WORLD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
1428 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625
Phone 1-800-525-2579
www.ryobitools.com
983000-243
08-03-06 (REV:02)
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