IMPORTANT Operator'g Manual MANUAL Do Not Throw Away _ Model No. 257.798051 Always Wear Eye Protection. 8E_/_8/C RRFT$iviRNo ELECTRIC Read the Operator's Manual and FoIlow All Warnings and Safety Instructions. Failure To Do So Can Result in Serious Ix_t_y. DOYLE TRIMMER INSUI_TED • Assembly • Maintenance • Operation • RepairParts !y' Sold by Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, IL60684 USA _ ,.=,l, 530400888-2-03/28/93 ,,i, , .,i,., ,ill i, © 1993, Sears,Roebuck and Co . ONE YEAR LIMITED WAP_LA_NTY ON UB.AFTSMAN WI_EDWACKER® _or One Year from date of purchase, when maintenance ins_actions in the operator's This warranty excludes If th_ Line Trimmer Electric nylon this Elect_e Line Trimmer n_auuat, Sears will repair line or any other part_ which is used for commor_al is machined and used accordLng to _he operating and free of charge any defect in material or workmanship. are expendable or rentalpurposes, _ parts wsrranty WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE UNIT TO THE _ THE UNITED STATE_ and become worn during norm_t use. does not apply. SEARS SERVICE CENTEPJDEPARTM_NT iN This warrant y applies o_ly while this product is in use in the United S'_ates_ Thiswarr_utyg_vesyou sl_Cific legalrights, and you m_y alsohsve other_ghts which varyfrom state_ostats. SEAR_ ROEBUCK AND CO. DEP_D/817WA TABLE HOFFMANESTATES, IL 60179 OF CONTENTS WARNINGS AND SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 3 KNOW YOUR UNIT .................. -.......5 ASSEMBLY .................................. 6 A. Shield &Tube Attachment ............... 6 B. Assist Handle Attachment ................ 6 C. Motorfl_igger Housing Assembly ......... 6 D. Pre-OperationChecks................... 7 E. ExtenslonCord Attachment .............. 7 E OperatingPosition....................... 7 USING YOUR UNIT A. LineTrimmer Safety..................... 8 B. Trimmer LineAdvance ................... 8 C.Cutting Methods ........................ 9 D. LineReplacement ....................... 10 GENERAL MAINTENANCE A. Maintenance Safety ...................... 11 B. Trouble Shooting Chart .................. 11 ACCESSORIES ............................. 11 PARTS AND SERVICE ............... Bvzk Cover SPECIFICATIONS Assist Handle ,/ Cord Retainer MODEL: 257.798051 MOTOR: 7/8PIP VOLTAGE: 120 Volts AC , J AMPS: 6.0 CUTTING PATH: 17_ CUTTING LINE: LINE FEED: • WEIGHT; Sh_d .080" Dia. Laser Line® • Automatic • .... t . 9pounds TrimmerHea_ • • --2- • • • , • r WAF ' , GS AriD SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (See Additional Safety Instructions throughoutthisManual) WARNING - THIS POWER TOOL CAN BE US! This unit a__ cause serious in_ DANGERO jury or blindnessto the operator and others. When using electric power tools, basic safety precau_ior_ faust be foHowexl toreducetherisko£injury, fire, and electric shock.Failure tofollowallinstructions can resultinblindness orother seriousinju_.The operator isresponsible forfollowing thewarningsand instructions in thismanual and on theunit. Read the entire Operator's Manual before assembling and usingthis unit! Restrict the use of this unit to persons who read, understand, and follow the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the unit. A DANGER Q@@ ............... _,l,l,,llll l i NEVER USE BLADES WITH THIS UNIT. - THIS UNIT IS DESIGNED TRIMMER USE ONLY FOR LINE - ABLADE CAN COME OFFAND SERIOUSLY'HURT YOU AND OTHERS. illll 2y Thrown _ AWARNING TRIMMER * Eye Protection ts 60 Foot Hazard Zone LINE CAN THROW - YOU CAN BE BLINDED INJLrREDo OR - WEAR EYE AND LEG PROTECTION. _ikW_G HAZARD ZONE FOR THROWN OBJECTS - _LmZ CANTHROW OBJECTSviO_ v: i lliHl ii , iil ill ii,l,i , ,,, OTHERS CAN BE BLINDED OR INJURED, KEEP PEOPLE AND ANIMALS 30 FEET AWA_£ illllllllll i,ii • p ,= illll i i i ,,,,,,,,,,i,i, Ak WARNING READ OPERATOR'S MANUAL. - FOLLOWALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS. Operator's Manuali i • ii iil_ll, i i" ; i,iiiii Safety Labels iii iii "• - F_ TO DO SO CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS INJUR_ ,,i,,, ii illlllli illl ii i ii i i i WARN GS AND SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS A OPERATOR SAFET_Y DRESS PROPERLY--Always wear eye protection. Always wear heavy, long pants, beets, and gloves. Do not go barefoot or wear sandals, short pants, jewelry,, ':loose d0thimg; or clothing with loosely hanging straps, ties, tassels, etc.; they can be caught inmovingpar_. Secure hair so it is above shoulder length_ Being fully covered will help protect you hum pieces of toxic plants such a_ poison ivy_rownby_z_mmerlinewhichcouldbemoreefa hazard than _ouching the plant itself. 2. STAY ALERT--Watch_vhat you are doing. Do not operate this unit when you are tired, il!, or under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication. 3. AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING OF THE UNIT--Never carry the unit with your finger on the switch. Be sure the switch is in the off position before connecting the extension cord. 4. Restrict the use of this unit to persons who read, understand, and follow thewarningsand instructionsin this manual and on the unit. _ UNIT SAFETY 1. Inspect entire unit before each use. Replace damaged parts. Make sure all fasteners arein place and securely fastened. 2. Replace trimmer bead parts that are cracked, chipped, or damaged before using the unit. 3. Use only .080" diameter SEARS Laser Line. Never use wire, rope, string etc. 4. Instal! the shield properly before using the unit. 5. Use onty the specified trimmer head. Make sure the trimmer head is properlyin_a]lad end securety fastened. Refer to '_ssembly/' 6. Use only genuine SEARS accessories as recommended for this unit. 1. A ELECTRICAL A CUTTING lf sltua_ns occur w_h Contwmt your _ A MA/NTENANCE SAFETY 1. Maintain the unit according to recommended prosedures. Keep cuttingline atthe proper tangt_ 2. Have all internal service performed by SEARS qualified service personnel to avoid creal_g a hazard and/orvoidingyourwarranty 3. DISCONNECT UNIT FROM POWER SOURCE when notinuseorbeforeperformlngmaintenance_ 4. Never douseor squirt theunitwithwater or any other liquid. Clean with a damp spo_ee. See "Maintenance-- Storage/' 5. Keep the air vents clean andfreeofdebris to avoid overheating the motes Clean after each use_ See "Specifications" for locations. 6. Use only genuine SEARS raplaeemen_ par_ as recommende_ A TRANSPORTING AND STORAGE 1. Hand carry the unit with the motor stopped. 2. Allow the unit to coot and secure the unit before storing or transporting in a vehicle: • 3. Store the unit so the line l_miter cannot accidentally cause injur_. 4. STORE UNIT INDOORS, unplugged, in a high, dry place out of the reachofchildren. are nat eo __ed in.this manual, use care and #oad __. _rvwe _.enter/Dep_rtmer_ if yo= _ assi$_ SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS --4-- SAFETY I. Inspec£ the areato be cut before each use. Remove objects (rocks, broken glass, nails, wire, string, etc.) which can be thrown or become entangled in the trimmer head. 2. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY--Keep others including children, animals, bystanders and helpers outside the 60 foot Hazard Zone. Do not permit children to contac_ extension corder trlmmen Stop the malt fmmedmtely if you are approached. 3. Avoid aeeidental start2ng. Be sure the switch is in the "OFF _ position and keep your hand and fingers away from the switch while connecting the unit to an extension cord or when carrying a umt connected to a power source. 4. Stop the unit end disconnect the power source when not in use. 5. DO NOT OVERREACH OR STAND ON UNSTABLE SUPPORT--Keep firm footing and balance. 6. Keep the trimmer head below waist level. 7. Do not raise unit above your waist. The trimmer head can come dangerously dose toyourbody. 8. Keep all parts of your body away from trimmer head when unitisnuming. 9- USE UNIT PROPERLY'_-U_e only for jobsexplalnedinthismanual Do notforce theunit. SAFETY 1. Use only a 120 A.C. voltage supply as shown on the name plate of the unit 2. Avoid dangerous sit_ations. Donotuseinthepresonceofflammableliquids orgasestoavoid creating a fireorexplosion and/orcausingdamage tounit 3. WARNING--T0 REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK--Do not use in damp or wet locatmns or around swimming poah, hOt tubs, etc. Do not expose to anew, rain, or water to avoid thepossibility of electrica! shock. 4. WARNING--Use extension cords specificelly marked as suitable foroutdoorappliances having electrical ratingnot lessthantheratingoftheunit. An underrated extension cord will cause a drop in • llne votf_ge resul_ingin loss ofpower and overheating. if.in doubt, use the next heavier gauge. The Smaller the gauge number, the heavier the cord. (NOTE: Figure2 shows thecorrect sizetobeused dependingon thecordlength). Do notusea damagedextension cord. 5. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REPAIR UN_T--Inspect the insulation and conne_ore on the unit and extension cord before each use. If there is any damage, do not use until damage is repaired by SEARS qualified service peroonneL 6. Never carry the unit by the e_ension cord or yank the extension cord to dieconne_ the uni t. .7. To reduce the possibility of the extension cord disconnscting from the unit during opera_ion, slip the extension cord behind the Tab on the Cord Retainer as shown in Figure 3. Plug the extension cord into the recessed plug on the handle of the unit Figure 3. • 8. Do not use the unit ffswitch does not turn the unit on and off properly. Repairs to the switch must be made by SEA-_ qualifi_d service personnel. 9. Keep theextension cord_learofoperatorand obstacles at alltimes. Do not exp0se cards _ heat, oil, water, or sharp edges. 10.Avoid any body contact with any grounded conducto_ such a metal pipes or wirefences, to avoid the possibility of electric shock. ....(Continued) . I Jill _1 ............. ............ IIH ilrll,r,iI KNOW YOUR I I I ii I I I I ,.m,,, i I [ i m l II UN!T Iiiiii A. INTRODUCTION Your Trimmer is a versatile pr_luct designed to help you achieve a finished lawn appearance. SpeciaI Features Include: 7/8 _ • • Permanent Magnet A stable Semi-Automatic 17" Cutting Path B. UNPACKING Motor CuttmgHead INSTRUCTIONS !. A_er removing the contents from the certon_ check parts against the Carton Contents list. 2. Exaudne the parts for damage_ Do not use _ed p_.ts. 3. Notify your SEARS Service Ce_terfDepartmeat immediately ifa part ix missing or damaged. IIIIII II ii iii i i ii C. CARTON KEY NO. i D. DOUBLE INSULATION CONTENTS DESCRIPTION QTY P/N I. Motor/Trigger HousingAssy. i 534903901 2. Sp_dle_ t 53490410_ 1 1 1 1 i 4 1 534914801 534903000 534352400 534828701 534905501 534790301 534904001 Sh_As_. ---- upemtor O888 s Manual (not shown) Loose Par_s Bag Contentm 3, Assist Handle 4. Knob - Assist Handle 5. Bolt - Assist Handle 6, Washer - Assist Handle 7, shield 8. Screw - Shield 9, Tube 1 53040 iiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiii • ,i, CONSTRUCTION •_ unit is Double/nsulated to help protect against electric shock. Double insulation construction consi_ of two separate _.ayers _ of e]ec_cal insu]_om Took built with this insulation system are not in- tended to _ grounded. As are_flt, _e extension cord used withyour unit can be pluggedinto 120 volt electrkel outlet. any standard Safetypreeaufio_y, must be observed when OIP crating any e 'rle_'i'ca!. _tooL The double insulation _sys_.. o_yp .r_des added pro t_tion against "__ury H_ll t_ & WARNING All electrical :repah-s to this" unit, including _a_dUsing,switeh, motor, ere., must be diagnosed repai.t.edby qual_edservtce personneL Replacement parts for a double inmflated appliance must be identical to theparts theyr_ P! _a_e- A double insulated appliance is _ed with' the words "DOUBLE INSULATION" or "DOUBLE/NSULA_;" The _nd_ol (square wltt_ a W) [_1 may also be max-ked on tlle appliance. double fecttve Failure to have the unit repaired by iusulattou ami result const_etion to become in sm4ous injur_, i inef. _5_ / ±J ASSEMBLY If unit is received assembled, repeat all steps in this section to be sure assembly is correct and is adjusted for the operator. This Operator's Manualis designed to help you assemble the tool and to provide its safe operation. It is important that you read the entire manual to :become familiar with the toolbefore you begin assembly. The only tool needed for assembly is a Phillips screwdriver. ............... ,,,,, A.TUBE ,i i ill & SHIELD i A WARNING The shield must be properly instaHe& The shield reduces the risk of _ from thrown objects. Failure to install the shi.'eId in the position shown in Figt_rc 1 canresult mi_ury to the operator or others. Carefully follow assem]_y instructions when attaching shield to unit. The operator should always wear e_e protection. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Remove the scTewa from the plestic bag. Remove the top screw andnutin the sphidle housing and loosen the second screw. Figure 1. Insert the flex sha_ through either end of the tube. Figure 1. Position the crease in the end of the tube as shown in Figure 1. Slide the tube into the spindle housing until the erease is aligned with the top screw hole in the spindle housing. The dimple in the tube (Figure 1 ) will no longer he visible if t_be is fully inserted. Instal! the top screw and nut (removed in step 2.). Tighten both upper screws securel_ The shietd is equipped with a line limiter (on the underside of the Shield) which _uts line to the proper length, The llne llmiter is sharp and can cut you. 6. Place the shield over the flex sha_ then over the spindle housing. Figure 1. Slide the shield into position Figure I. 7. Align the hdes on the shield with the holes in the spindle heusing. 8. Thread the screws into the spindle housing. Fig. ure 1. Tighten screws securbly. B.ASSIST 1. 2. 3. HANDLE 2. Loosen knob and front screw on the trigger housing. Figure 1. Remove the front screw and nut in the motor housing and loosen the second screw, Figure I. 3. Insert the tube throughthe trigger housinga_ ser_bly; _ The _e_ • ................ 4. Align the crease in the tube with the front screw hole in the motor housing. Figure 1, 5, Install the front screw and nut in the motor housu ing. Tighten both front screws securely. 6, Adjust the trigger housing and assist handle for balance and comfort, Securely tighten the knobs and screws.Figure I. i cAUT!ON:I To reduce the risk of eleetrieal shock, do not twist the cord around the tube. Remove the protective c_vering from the line limiter before operating your trimmer. TriggerHousing Front Screw Tube Crease _I Front Screw Assist _dle Flex S_aft _andle Screw Tube Crease Nut x_ Spindle _ _ 1. Then slide tKe tube into the headmighth_vetobe rot,_l slightly to allow the tube to sIide completely into the motor housing. ' • Knob "_'_"_" Nut DimpIe HOUSING ASSEMBLY • I. iv ATTACHMENT Slide the assist handle onto the tube (approximately helfway down the tube). Figure I. Insert the heir through the bolt hole in the assist handle. Figare 1. Placethewasheronthebolt, thenthreadthekneb onto the bolt, Figur e 1. Tighte_ the knob just enough to hold the parts together. C. MOTO_GGER tmmt ATTACHMENT Second Screw D. PRE-OPERATION I CHECKS A . J .Reflew all Warnings and Safety Instructions this manual. in[ wire, rope, string, etc. d, Use only with the Shield properly attache& e. Use only the specified trimmer head parts. M akp sure all trimmer head parts are properly installed and securely fastened. Refer to "Using Your Unit;" £ Use only genuine SEARS accessories or attaclnnents recommended for this tool. ] 1. Before operating your tool, always: Inspect the entire tool before each use. Replacedamaged parts.Make sureallfasteners are in place and securely fastened. b. Replace trimmer head parts that are cracked, chipped, broken, or damaged in any other way before using the tool. i i E.EXTENSION 1. 2. _ tJl ii i i ,IIII_,IL . I I CORD ATTACHMENT Use only a 120 A.C. voltage on tte nmneplate of the unit. supply as shown WIRE GAUGE RECO_ATIONS The extension cord used to reach the power source must be: a. Specifically marked as suitable for outdooruse. The _rd wa_t be marJ_ed with the sv_f- b. Heavy enough to carry the current from the power source the full length of the extension cord to the unit. Otherwise, 10ss of power _andoverheating can occur causing damage to the unit. Refer to Figure 2 for minimum r_threcommendations. The cord m_t be theproper wi_. _e. (Approprlate extensivn cordssreavailable.) c. In good condition, Cord insulation must be intact withno cracksordeterioration. Plugconnectorsmust be undmusged_ 3. Secure extension cord to unit as follow_ a. Loop the cord through the cord retainer as shownlnF_tre3. Remove slack. ii VOLTS 25 FT. _0 FT. i00F_ 150 FE 120 18 16 14 12 A.W.G,* A.W.G.* A.W.G.* A.W.G.* "__ Figure 2 Cord Retalne_ Plug b. Insert the cord socket into the recessed plug on the trimmer. FigUre 3. j j ii iii • IIIII E OPERATING 1. Before ii i1" I i ii iiii i POSITION operating I ........ the unit, i iiiiiiii OP_NG iiiiii I iiiiiiiii ...... POSITION stand as shown in Eye Protection lr_ure 4 ard checkfor the tonowin_ s. Leftarm fullyextended_hand holdingAssist b. Rightarm sllghtly bent, hand holding handle. c, Unit helow waist level. d_ Weight of unit evenly distr_uted arms. between e. Without o_rator bending over,the Trhnmer Head is near and parallel to the ground and easily conta,L_ the matexiaI to he cut. 2. Adjust the Assist Handle tion° ]1 ii to acomf0rtable posii _1 i i ,iml Plgure4 i iii II I Ill I Hill IIIIII III IIIIIIII NOTES -7- . USE G u i illllll ,,, I I ii I llll[i I IH,,I I I ' I i.i Iii ,,i I I YOUR UNIT i roll i • iiiii i ii i i i ill ii ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, iil, ll010 WARNING-THROWS i ,, i OBJECTS The rapidly moving line causes objects to be th_own'_olently. The shield wilt not provide complete protec_on to the operator or otherB. The operator must wear a safety face shield or goggles. Always wear heav_ longpantsand boots. Keep others at least 30 leer'away; Protection • k WARNING Hazard Zone __f - HAZARDZONE This unit wi]1 throw objects and cut. Keep others including childrez_, annals, bystanders, and helpers at least 30 feet away from the operator and unit. Stop the unit ff you are approached. 60 Foot W'ARNING ,,,,,, --DAMAGED TRIMMER HEAD Gen.lne SEARS Replacement Parts __ Trimmer headpartsthatarechipped, cracked, broken,or damaged m any oLllei way can fly apartand cause serious injury, Do not use. Replace damaged parts before using the unit_ Use Only i in A. LINE TRIMMER ill|l i i • i iii ,HI, IIIK. ,,,, '""'"' " ,,,,,,i,,,,i • i i i i larlu I ,,,It c. Be suretheshidd isproperly attached. & Make surealltrimmerhead partsereproperly installed and securely fas_enecL e. Use only genl_ine SEARS accessories or attachmentsas recommende_ 3. _G SAFETY a Inspect the areato be cut before each use.Remove objects (rocks, broken glass, nail, wire, string, etc.) which can be thrown ori_ome en- SAFETY I. OPERATOR SAFETY -a Always wear eye protection..Alway_ wear heavy, iong pants, boots, and gloves. Do not go barefoot or wear sa,udals, eho_ Lmnt_,jewelry, loose clothing, or clothing with loosely hang. ing strapS, ties, tassels, etc., that can be caught in moving _, Securehairso itis above shoulder len_ .Being l_l]]y covexed Will help lzmtect you from pieces of toxic plants such as poi_n.ivy:thrown by thetrimmer linewhich _ _ouldbe more 0fa hazard than touching the plant itselE b. D0 not 0perate th_ unlt whenyou are tired, ill, or under the hlfiuenee of alcohol, drugs, or tangi_lin the trimmer hea_L b. Always keep the unit on the rlght - hand side of your bedy: " c. Hold the.unit firml_ & Kee_ firm footing and halance_ Do not over- medicatiov_ _. Keep the trimmer head below waist level fi_ Do not raise the unit above your waist. The _ tHmmor head can come dangerously dose to 2. UNIT SAFETY , & Inspect the entire unit before each use. Replace damagedpar_. Mwke sure all fasteners are in place and securely f_tened. b. Useonly.080" di_ LasorLine. Neveruse wire, yourbo_. g. l_ep allparts ofyourbodyaway fromthetrimmer linewhen the unit is running. h. U_e only for jobs explained in this manual. rope, string, etc.. Wn_. can break off and become a &mger0us m/earle. B. LINE ADVANCE • • -8- Yourtrimmeris equipped with asemi-automatie feed h_ Whenever the switchis pressed, the head automatically advances a predetermined amount ofline; A!lowthe trimmer head to stop turnlngbefore restarting to advance more line. The llne limiter will cut' the line to the correct lengtl_The most effident Iine !engt_is themaximum lengthallowed by the line lindten • Always keep the shleJd in place when the unit isbe_opera_e& • _ I _gure 5. Do not advsncemorellne _g " " than necessary by and_toppmgt_eunit. i a-W N G. , ]Do not bump trimmer head ag "mnst hard obj_eets [or bmnp on the ground to advance the line. ITrimmer head parts can break off and fly. apart |and cause serious injury. Do not use trimmer IheadWithdamageddrbi'oken parts. ...... • To Advance Live: 1. Press the trig_-er switchx, The ]L_e advances automatically as needed when the trimmer head begins to turn. A WARNING iii ,, iiii i i , , ,,,,,,,, ,,, L eL ts, I$1 Cuts Line To Properlength. Use only.080" alia. Laser Line. Other sizes of line will not advance properly and can overload the m oto_ Do not use other materials such as wire, string, rope, etc. WLre can break oi_d_ cutring and become a dangerous missile that can _mme serious injury, -_ ii iiiii 2. To advance Iine again, allow trimmer head to come to a complete stop. Then, press trigger switch again. The line advances automatically. : ! . Figure5 . , i inli i i i C. CUTTING METHODS I " .AWAR NG i Do not crowd line when cutting around hard oh- ] jeers (rock, gravel, fence posts, ere), which cenj damage the trimmer head, become entangled in ] [the line, or be thrown causing a serzous _n.azarl_| • Only the tip ofthe line does the vatting. You will achieve the best performance and minimum line wear bynot crowding the Line into the catting aree_ The right and wrong ways are shown in Figure 6. • The line wilI easily remove grass and weeds from around walls, fences, trees, and flower beds, but it also can cgt the tender bark of trees or shrubs and scar fences. • Allow the unit to _aeh _ speed before tering the material to be cut. • Figure 6 en- Always. release the Trigger switch and allow the unit to stop when not cutting. l ......... : A WA ' fi i wear eye prpteetio_ Never lean over the [ trimmer h.e_, Rbeks or aebris can ricovhet ort be thrown into eyes and face and vause blind-I hess or other serfous injury. | L TRIMMING - Figure 7. Hold the bottom of thetrimmer head about 3 inches above the ground • awI at an angl_ AUow only the tip of the line to make contact. Do not force the trimmer line into the work sree_ 2. SCALPING - Figure 7. The sealp'mg technique removes unwanted vegetation. Hold the bottomofthetrimmer head about 3 inches above •the ground and at an ang_ Allow the tip of the line to strike the ground around trees, posts, monuments,' etc_ This techniqueincreases llr_e SWEEPING y3e_ 3. _M[OWING- Figure 8. Your trlmmer is ideal for mowing email@example.com _wn mowers .cannot reach.In themowing p_on, keep thellne p sr_. el to the ground. AVoid pressing the head into theground as this can scalp the ground end demege the unit. j..,,. 4_ SWEEPING - Figare 8 • The fanning action oftherotating llne c_u.be used for aquiekand .e_y cleanup. Keep the line parallel to and above the beingsweptand m oyethe umt from side toride. -9- D. LI1NE REPLACEMENT e • For proper Hne feed: - Use only genuine pre-wound spools or .080" dia. replacement line. Use of other typesofspoolsor linescanresult in excessive breakage, line welding, andimproperRue feed. - Pre-wound spoolsofferthe most convenientmethod for replacing line as we]] as opthnum perfermance. Always clean dirt and debris from the spool and hub when performing any type mainte- , Release Button I1B2RCe. I . f Trimmer head ]parts that are chipped, cracked, [ lbroken, or damaged in .any other way can fly] [apart and cause serious injury. Do not use. Re-[ [place damaged parts before using the unit. I The Rue limiter (on the underside o£ the shield) is sharp and cancutyou. L Installing Spool with Figure 9 Spool Line a. Step the unit and unplug the power cord. b. Push the Release Button and Iift off the T]_Jnmer Head Cover. Figure 9. c_ Remove the spool. Figure 10. d. Clean dir_and debris from allparts. Inspect ell Trimmer head par_s for damage. Replace dem- ag_ parts. Line Exit e. Replace er rewind old spool. £ Align the Slot in the spool with the Key in the Hub. Figure 10. Set the spool into the Hub. Allow 3 te 4inches of line to extend through the line exit epening. Figure 10. go Reinstall the Trimmer Head Cover. _ 9. Make surethetabsareinplaceand s_n-ely fastened. _. Installing Line \ i i On Spool Figure11 _Une," steps "f." through_g._ ||1 [ I [Hlll[l[ S. Trouble Shooting the Trimmer • Line breaks or does nbt advance erIy: - Improperly wound ontospool. - Linesizeincorrect. - Too llttleline outside head. - Inferior line. [ [ Head prop. HHI and I H I Line ,, Pulls back into head: - Too little line outside efhead. • Welds onto spool: - Line size incorrect. - Crowdlvg line against material being cut. - Inferior line. I I i,i H.I, im,r.,lHIIL NOTES - I0 - i Wrap Line In Direction Of w Hold spoolasshown inFigureII. b. Insert 1/4 to 3/8 inch ef line through the tapered slotinthespool._gure 11 (inset). c. Wrap lineevenlyin thedirection indicated by •the arrow on the spool, To ensure proper line advance,avoidcrossover or crisscrossing the llne. NOTE.Do not wrap more than 25 feet ef .080 _dia. Laser Line ontu the spool. _.d._ellow instructions in "rnstalling Spool w/ • t I II III GENERAL ENANCE A. MAINTENANCE SAFETY 1. Maintain the tool mended procedures. the proper length. 2. Disconnect power ing maintenance. aeeording to recomKeep the cutting line at source before 5. Replace trimmer head parts that are cracked, chlppe.d, broken, or damaged in any other way before using the tool. 6. Useonly .080. diameterIine. Neverusewire, rope, string, e_ 7. Use only genuine SEARS replacement parts as recommended, 8. Inspect the entire tool. Replace part_, Make sure all fasteners are m place and securely fastened. perform. 3. Keep the unit clean, Use a sponge dampened with a solution of mild soap and wate_ Do not use solvents or petroleum based cleaner of any kind. 4. Keep air vents free o_debris at all fime_ IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII I IIIIIIII II I B. TROUBLE l SHOOTING IIIIIII I IIIIIIII I I Trimmer Head stopsunder a load or doesnotturn when switch is pressed. Line does not advance or breaks II II I REMEDY I. Crowdingline against materiaI being cut. 1. Back trimmer head away from grass being cut; allow tip of line to do the cutting. 2. Contact your SEAI_ Service Center/Dept_ 3. Contact your SEARS Service CenteriDepL 2. Electrical failure. 3. None of the above. ...... , , i ,,,, ,i ,,, 1. 2. 3. 4, 5. 1. Line improperly routed in head. 2. Line improperlywound onto spool 3. Line size incorrect. 4. Too little line outside hea& 5. Dirt accumulated on cover. while cutting. I CHART CAUSE SYMPTOM IIIII II .... , i HH, H , H,_ H ,,n, i H,, ,,, Remove cover. Check line routing; Rewind line tightly and evenly. Use only .080" di_ Laser Lin_ Remove cover. Pull 4" ofline to outside. Clean coven , H ,, I 'H, I Line welds onto spool. 1. 2. 3. 4. Linereleases continuously. Line £mproperly routedin head. 2. Line sizeincorrect, 3. Trimmerheaddamag_ 1. Remove cover. Check line routing. 2. Use only .080" di_ Laser Lina L I_ne improperlyrouted in 2. Line size incorrect, 3. Cutting at high speed around hard objects, 4. Crowding line against material being cut. 1. Remove cover. Check line routing. ,,, ..................................... ,, ,, ,,ii , i I* Line pu!ts back intohead, I 2. Use only.080 _ di_ Laser Lina 3. Reduce speed around hard objects, 4. Cut with tip ofline. Illlllll ,,, ,, I I llll I [ II I Illlllllllll I ,,, q ....................... IIIII ITEM HHll ................ I. Removecove_ PuIl4" oftineto outside. L Too little line outside of head. .......... I I HHHHmHH I I' S. Contact your SEARS ServiceCenter/Dept. HHHI ..... ,,,,,,,,i ,i, Hi,mli Lineusageis excessive, Illll[I , Line size incorrect. L Use only .080" di_ Laser Line. Incorrect spool 2. Use proper spool. ___gline against materialbeingcut. 3. Cut with tip of line. Cuttingathigherspeedthan necessary. 4. Reducecutt_g _ I ,,, ,,,,,,, ,,, Illl innnnnnnnnnnllllllll lllllllllllllllll STOCK NO, SAFETYPxOGGLES ........................................................., .,, , . . . , 71-85707 EXTENSION CORD .................................................................. 71-57020 BULK NYLON LASER LINE -- .080" DIA. --400 FT.............. •............... . ........................ 71-85778 --200FT ...................................................... 71-85608 ---100 FT.............. , ....................................... 71-8677_t SPOOL W]LINE 080" DIlL 534907903" OPERATOR'S MANUAL .. _ ........................................................... 630400888* * Availa_e throug_ your SEARS Service Center/Cattalogue. -ti- The Model Number will be found below the top handle with the Serial Number. Always mention the Model Number when request£ug service or repair parts for your unit. All,pm,_t_]isted.her_An_may be ordered from any Sears Service Center and most Sears Stores. Operator's Manual WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS ALWAYS GIVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AS SHOWN IN THIS LIST: _ 1. The PART NUMBER 3. The PART 2. The MODEL NUMBER 4. The NAME 257.798051 Electric DESCRIPTION OF THE ITEM Trimmer If the parts you need are not stocked locally, your order will be transmitted to a Sears Repair Parts Distribution Center for handling. Model No. When you buy merchand_e from Sears you get an extra value that nobody else can offer -S_rs Service. 257.798051 Acr0sstown or across the country, Sears Service is always near, -providing trustworthy, compe• tent -service _cla_ using onlySearsspecified factoryparts. How to Order Repair Parts Your Sears Mercbandise takes on added value when you discover that Sears has Service Units throughout the country. Each is • staffed by Sears-Trained, professional technicians using Sears approved methods. SEARS SERVICS_ IS AT.YOUR SERVICE i i i i i Illll I I I ..... Sold by Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago,IL 60684 USA i 530400888 -2-03/28/93 ........ • PRINTEDIN IY.S.A.