909 KSBL26CCG Instruction manual

909 KSBL26CCG Instruction manual
Environmental protection
Description of symbols
Safety rules for petrol blowers
Additional safety rules for petrol blowers
Contents of carton
Know your product
Mixing the fuel
Filling the fuel tank
Starting the blower 10
Stopping the blower
Use of the petrol blower 11
Storage and maintenance after use
Warranty Power Tools
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Your new 909 garden tool will more than satisfy
your expectations. It has been manufactured under
stringent 909 Quality Standards to meet superior
performance criteria.
You will find your new tool easy and safe to operate,
and, with proper care, it will give you many years
of dependable service.
CAUTION. Carefully read through this entire Instruction
Manual before using your new 909 Garden Tool. Take
special care to heed the Cautions and Warnings.
Your 909 garden tool has many features that will make
your job faster and easier. Safety, performance, and
dependability have been given top priority in the
development of this tool, making it easy to maintain
and operate.
Read these instructions for use carefully.
Use at a distance of at least 15m from
other people.
Blowers and blower vacuums.
Rotating impeller blades can cause sever injury.
Explosive material.
Extremely hot surface. Do not touch a hot muffler,
gear box or cylinder. You may get burned. These
parts get extremely hot from operation and remain
hot a short time after the unit is turned off.
Max. airflow velocity:
Max. air volume (wide nozzle):
Max. engine speed:
Idle speed
Fuel tank capacity:
Fuel type:
Environmental protection
Recycle unwanted materials instead
of disposing of them as waste. All tools,
hoses and packaging should be sorted,
taken to the local recycling centre and
disposed of in an environmentally safe way.
Description of symbols
Fuel mixture:
Equivalent spark plug:
The rating plate on your tool may show symbols.
These represent important information about the
product or instructions on its use.
Wear hearing protection.
Wear eye protection.
Wear breathing protection.
Sound pressure value:
Starter Motor:
Battery Cells:
Conforms to relevant standards
for electromagnetic compatibility.
Noise label rating 85dBA
(taken at 7.5 metres) you must wear
ear protection at all times.
26 cc, 2 stroke
250 km/h
11 m3 / min
8500 min-1
3000 min-1
380 ml
Unleaded petrol and
2 stroke machine oil
Unleaded petrol/oil: 40:1
Champion RCJ6Y
6.3kg (13.89lbs)
12V dc
1.3Ah Nicad
Model VA8E150030
230-340Vac 50Hz
15Vdc 30mA
Noise label rating 85dBA (taken at 7.5 metres) you must
wear ear protection at all times.
Double insulated for additional protection.
Safety rules for petrol blowers
– Add fuel before starting the engine. Never remove the cap
of the fuel tank or add fuel while the engine is running or
when the engine is hot.
• Read the instructions carefully. Get familiar with the
controls and proper use of the equipment.
– If fuel is spilled, do not attempt to start the engine but
move the machine away from the area of spillage and
avoid creating any source of ignition until the fuel has
evaporated and the vapour dispersed.
• Only use the blower for the purpose for which it was
designed, i.e. blowing garden debris. Any other use
can be hazardous, causing damage to the machine.
– Replace all fuel tanks and containers caps securely.
• Never allow children or people unfamiliar with these
instructions to use the blower. Local regulations may
restrict the age of the operator.
• Substitute faulty silencers.
• Before use, always inspect the machine and check
that the screws are not worn or damaged.
• Never use the blower:
• It is advisable to wear suitable eye protection when
operating the blower.
– When people, especially children, or pets are nearby.
– If the operator has taken medicine or substances that
can affect his ability to react and concentrate.
Maintenance and storage
• Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to be sure the
equipment is in safe working condition. Regular
maintenance is essential for safety and performance.
• Remember that the operator or user is responsible
for accidents or hazards occurring to other people or
their property.
• Never store the equipment with fuel in the tank inside
a building where vapour may reach a flame or a
spark or a source of extreme heat.
• Do not use unit around people with long hair.
• Dress appropriately do not operate with loose
clothing ensure there is a gap between the air
intake and the operator.
• Allow the engine to cool before storing in an
enclosed space.
• To reduce the fire hazard, keep the engine, exhaust
silencer, battery compartment (if applicable) and fuel
storage area free of grass, leaves, or excessive grease.
• While blowing, always wear sturdy footwear and long
trousers. Do not operate the equipment with bare feet
or open sandals.
• If the fuel tank has to be drained, this should be done
outdoors and when the engine is cool.
• WARNING: DANGER! Engine fuel is highly flammable:
– Store fuel in containers specifically designed for
this purpose.
• For reasons of safety, do not use the equipment with
worn or damaged parts. Parts are to be replaced and
not repaired. Parts that are not of the same quality can
damage the equipment and be dangerous for your safety.
– Refuel using a funnel and outdoors only. Do not smoke
while re-fuelling or whenever handling the fuel.
• Fuel goes off fairly quickly. If you find your blower
does not start, 1st change the fuel in the tank with newly
purchased fuel.
WARNING. Fuel is highly flammable.
• Keep fuel in a jerry can specially made for this purpose.
• Fill the fuel tank with a funnel and outside. Do not
smoke or use a mobile phone during this process.
• Fill with fuel and oil before starting the engine.
Never open the cap of the fuel tank to add gasoline while
the engine is running or still hot.
• Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair
personnel using only identical replacement parts. This
will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
• Do not start the engine if there is spilt fuel on the
blower or in the area surrounding. Take the blower
away from the zone where fuel has been split and
avoid any contact from a hot source as long as the split
gasoline is completely evaporated.
Operation safety instructions
WARNING. Stop the engine and unplug the spark plug
before any repairs or maintenance operations.
• Check that all nuts, bolts and screws are well
tightened before every use.
• Tighten the fuel tank cap and jerry can cap tightly.
• Do not run the engine in an enclosed and/or poorly
ventilated area. The gas of the engine contains carbon
monoxide, which is dangerous to your health.
Additional safety rules for petrol blowers
• Do not operate in a hazardous location. Such areas
include where there is a risk of explosion of petrol fumes,
leaking gas or explosive dust.
• Work only when there is sufficient light.
• Do not use the blower when it is raining or when the
grass is wet.
• Do not operate in a confined area. Exhaust gases,
smoke or fumes could reach dangerous concentrations.
• Caution must be taken while blowing on slopes.
• Protect your blower. This blower is NOT WEATHERPROOF
and should not be exposed to direct sunlight, high ambient
temperature and damp, wet or high humidity conditions.
• Turn off the engine if you must leave the blower
• Never change the rated speed of the engine in any way.
• Do not smoke while refuelling. This is potentially
dangerous as it may ignite the fuel and cause an explosion.
• Stop the engine and remove the spark plug cover in
these cases:
• Take care not to spill fuel. When refuelling the blower
ensure that the motor has been switched off. Prevent the
spilling of fuel as this may also ignite with the hot motor.
Never refuel whilst the engine running.
- Before any maintenance, repairing or checking operations.
- If you leave the blower unattended.
- If the blower vibrates in an abnormal way, take the
blower to an authorized service centre.
• Be careful where you store the blower. Store the blower
in a dry area away from flammable liquids.
- Check the bolts and nuts regularly. Bolts and nuts may
vibrate loose over time.
• The inbuilt battery pack utilizes nickel-cadmium cells.
Cadmium is considered to be a toxic material. Use an
environmentally safe disposal unit at a municipal waste
disposal centre to dispose of a damaged or worn out
• Keep your distance. The blower emits exhaust fumes.
Ensure bystanders keep a safe distance.
• Ensure you use oil-mix fuel. Ensure that you mix 40 parts
unleaded fuel to 1 part engine grade oil. If not, the engine
will overheat and cause damage to your blower.
• Never fill fuel tank indoors. Never fill fuel tank when engine
is running or hot. Do not smoke when filling fuel tank.
• Stop the engine before re-fuelling.
• Stop the engine and disconnect the spark plug wire:
– If the blower starts to vibrate abnormally (find and
remove the cause of the vibration immediately).
• Reduce the throttle before turning off the engine and turn
the fuel off when you have finished blowing.
• The user is responsible for the safety of other people, animals
and objects in the working area. Keep children and domestic
animals at a safe distance while the blower is in use.
Additional safety instructions for the charger
• Before using the charger, read all the instructions and
cautionary markings on the charger as well as the
instructions on using the battery pack.
• Only charge your Blower indoors as the charger is
designed for indoor use only.
• WARNING. Do not allow any liquid to come into contact
with the charger. There is a danger of electric shock.
• To allow the appliance to cool down after charging, do
not place it in a hot environment such as a metal shed or
open trailer left in the sun.
• The charger is not intended for any use other than
charging the exact type of rechargeable appliance as
supplied with the charger. Any other use may result in the
risk of fire, electric shock or electrocution.
• The charger and appliance supplied with it are specifically
designed to work together. Do not attempt to charge
the battery pack with any other charger than the one
• Do not place any object on top of the charger as it could
cause overheating. Do not place the charger near any
heat source.
• Do not pull on the lead of the charger to disconnect it
from the power source.
• Make sure that the charger cable is positioned where
it will not be stepped on, tripped over or otherwise
subjected to damage or stress.
• Do not use an extension cord unless it is absolutely
necessary. The use of an improper extension cord could
cause the risk of fire, electric shock or electrocution.
Additional safety instructions for the inbuilt
battery pack
• The inbuilt battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a
low charge condition.You should charge the battery pack
fully before use.
• To ensure the longest battery life and best battery
performance, always charge the battery when the air
temperature is between 18–24°C. Do not charge the
battery pack when the temperature is below 0°C, or
above 40°C. This is important. Failure to observe this
safety rule could cause serious damage to the battery
• Do not incinerate the inbuilt battery pack even if it is
seriously damaged or can no longer hold a charge. The
battery pack can explode in a fire.
• Never attempt to open the inbuilt battery pack for any
reason. If the plastic housing of the battery pack breaks
open or cracks, immediately discontinue its use and do
not recharge it.
• Do not use the charger if it has been subjected to a
heavy knock, dropped or otherwise damaged in any way.
Take the charger to an authorised service centre for a
check or repair.
• Do not disassemble the charger. Take it to an authorised
service centre when service or repair is required.
Incorrect re-assembly may result in the risk of fire, electric
shock or electrocution.
• To reduce the risk of an electric shock, unplug the
charger from the power supply before attempting to clean
it. Removing the charging appliance alone does not
reduce the risk.
• Never attempt to connect two chargers together.
• Do not store or use the tool in locations where the
temperature may reach or exceed 104°F (40°C) such as
alongside sheds or metal structures in the summer.
• The charger is designed for use from a standard
household electrical supply (230–240 volts). Do not
attempt to connect the charger to a supply with a different
Due to modern mass production techniques, it is unlikely
that your petrol blower is faulty or that a part is missing. If you
find anything wrong, do not operate the tool until the parts
have been replaced or the fault has been rectified. Failure
to do so could result in serious personal injury.
Contents of carton
• Tube (2 pieces)
• Screws for tube assembly
• Fuel mixing bottle
• Spark plug tube spanner
• Starter Key
• Charger
Know your product
1. Throttle trigger
2. Top handle
3. Motor
4. Straight tube
5. Nozzle tube
6. Key Switch and Key
7. Petrol cap
8. Spark plug
9. Primer
10. Air filter cover
11. Outlet exhaust
12. On / Off switch
13. Tube locking screw
14. Fuel tank
15. Choke (red lever)
16. Electric starter
17. Charger port in housing
18. Charge indicator on housing
19. Charger
Mixing the fuel
IMPORTANT. Blower tube installation affects both
blower balance and performance. Both tube and nozzle
must be screwed together.
WARNING. Danger from rotating impeller!
Stop the engine before installing or removing the blower
tubes. Never perform any maintenance or assembly
procedures on this machine while the engine is running.
1.Place the blower upright on the ground or on a sturdy
work surface.
2.Push the nozzle tube (5) over the straight tube (4), lining
up the locking pins.
Warning. When mixing fuel it is recommended to wear
eye protection, and to mix fuel in a well ventilated location.
Note. This is 25mls of 2 stroke oil with 1 litre of unleaded petrol
OR 125mls of 2 stroke oil with 5 litres of unleaded petrol.
IMPORTANT. Use good quality air cooled 2-stroke
engine oil.
This product is powered by a 2-stroke engine and requires
the pre-mixing of fuel with 2-stroke oil.
1. Use fresh unleaded petrol and a good grade of 2 stroke
oil for air cooled 2 stroke engines.
2. Mix the petrol and oil in an approved container.
Never mix fuel directly in the blower fuel tank.
A fuel mixing container is provided with this blower.
3.Rotate the nozzle tube clockwise locking it into place.
4.Lock the tubes together using the 2 screws provided.
5.Align and then push the
assembled blower tube over
the discharge port and rotate
until locks in place and the
screw hole can be seen.
6.Screw the tubes together
using the screws provided.
Directions. Place the plastic mixing bottle on a level
surface. Fill with unleaded fuel in the container to the top
500 marker in the column GAS.
Then with 2 stroke oil, fill to the top line maker in the 40:1
column. Replace the cap on the mixing bottle and shake the
container to mix the fuel and oil.
The fuel is now correctly mixed at 40:1 and is ready to be
poured into the petrol tank of the blower.
NOTE, this container provided is NOT a fuel storage container.
WARNING. Never use any type of pre-mixed fuel/oil direct
from fuel stations. This may include special blends intended
for use in mopeds, motorcycles, etc.
3. Mix the fuel thoroughly and also each time before fuelling.
4. Always pre-mix in small quantities. Never mix quantities
larger than what will be used in a 30 day period.
Note. Do not store petrol in plastic containers.
Keep fuel out of the reach of children.
Filling the fuel tank
Never smoke or light any fires near the blower or fuels.
Always transport and store fuels in an approved container.
Never place flammable material close to the engine muffler.
Do not use petrol which contains ethanol or methanol as
it may damage the fuel lines and other engine parts.
• Mix only enough fuel for your immediate needs. If fuel
must be stored longer than 30 days, it should first be
treated with a stabilizer or similar product.
WARNING. Always shut off the engine before fuelling.
Never add fuel to a machine with a running or hot engine.
Move at least 3 m (10 ft) away from the re-fuelling site
before starting engine. Do not smoke when re-fuelling or
operating the blower.
WARNING. Do not use fuel that is more than 2-3 months
old. Empty the tank during longer breaks and fill it up again
as soon you wish to use the blower again.
Note. It is normal for smoke to be emitted from a new
engine during and after first use.
1. Place the blower upright on the ground or on a sturdy
bench and wipe any debris from around the fuel cap.
2. Unscrew the petrol cap (7) and pour the mixture into the
tank using a funnel (not supplied). Do not overfill.
Charging the internal battery
The electric Start Blower is fitted inside with Nicad batteries
which WILL require a full charge prior to use. Charge time
is 3-5 hours. Do Not leave the battery on charge for longer
than 24 hrs.
Only use the charger supplied with the blower, as detailed in
the specification section of the manual.
1. Turn the key to the OFF
position and remove the Key
2. Insert the Plug Pack Charger
into a standard 240V power
3. Insert the output plug of the
plug pack charger into the
charge port side on the line
trimmer housing.
4. Turn on the plug pack charger
at the power point. The red
indicator will illuminate on
the side of the charge port
indicating the charger is
connected and turned on.
NOTE, the indicator will
remain on all the time the
charger is connected and
turned on.
5. After 5 hours turn off the charger plug pack and remove
the plug from the blower housing.
3. Be careful not to spill any mixture. If this happens, wipe
up the spill with a clean rag. Replace the fuel cap firmly
being careful not to cross thread the cap.
4. Start the engine at least three metres away from the area
where the fuel tank has been filled up in order to avoid
any risk of fire.
• Danger of fire and burn injuries.
• Always use extreme care when handling fuel!
Fuel is highly flammable.
• Never attempt to fuel the blower if the fuel system
components are damaged or are leaking.
• Never attempt to refuel the blower while the engine is
running or still warm, allow it to cool before fuelling.
When the petrol motor starts
release the key and it will
automatically move to the run
position. If the motor starts and
then stops, even just for the
shortest time, move the red
choke lever down half way and
re attempt to start.
6.Allow the engine to run for
10 seconds to let it warm up.
Then slowly move the red
choke lever to the run position.
7.To increase the speed of the
blower, pull the throttle trigger
(1). The further you pull on the
throttle trigger, the faster the
blower will operate. To decrease
the speed of the blower, slowly
release the pressure on the throttle trigger.
Note. If the motor stalls in the initial cold starting procedure,
move the red choke back to the full choke position and
repeat from point 4. Once the motor is warm there is no
need to use the choke as this will flood the motor.
During operation of the blower it is recommended to wear
eye protection, a dust mask, and full hearing protection.
Choke control
If the engine is cold you will need to use the red choke control.
Start position (choke closed). ( Lever in raised position)
Run position (choke open). (Lever in lower position)
Starting the blower
To start the engine, proceed as follows:
1.Press the primer (9) 5 to 10 times or until there are no air
bubbles are visible in the fuel discharge line.
Note. This is not necessary if the engine is warm.
2. If the engine is cold, move the red choke (15) lever
upwards closed.
Note. Again this is not necessary if the engine is warm.
3. Press the I symbol on the On / Off to turn the ignition ON
4.Place the blower on the
ground and hold the blower
handle firmly with your left
5. Insert the key into the Key
switch and turn the key
clockwise fully to the start
position. The starter motor will
operate. Only hold the key in the start position for periods
of MAX 5 sec. Provided the previous steps have been
performed, the motor should start within the 5 sec period
Stopping the blower
1. The blower can be stopped by
one of two methods.
2. Move the ignition switch (12)
to the off position marked O,
OR turn the key anti clock
wise to the OFF position.
Either method will stop the
3. The blower is fitted with the above 2 methods of stopping
the petrol motor. After stopping the motor with either of
the above methods, also move the alternate switch to
the off position. ie both the key switch and the ignition
switch should be in the off position when the blower is
Use of the petrol blower
Start the blower engine, as previously described. Hold the
blower firmly about 10–20 cm from the ground and move it
in a sweeping motion from
left to right, directing the debris to the desired location.
• Use low throttle settings when clearing lightweight
materials from around lawns or shrubbery.
• Use medium to higher throttle settings to move
lightweight grass or leaves from driveways or paths.
• Use full throttle when moving heavy loads such as dirt or snow.
IMPORTANT. Blower noise increases at higher throttle
settings. Always use the lowest throttle setting required to
get the job done.
• Never operate the blower unless it is properly assembled
and in good working condition.
• Never operate the blower without a properly functioning
muffler and spark arrestor installed.
• T
he petrol blower can efficiently move a wide variety
of debris ranging from grass clippings to gravel. As
a general rule try to operate the blower at the lowest
throttle setting necessary to get the job done.
• Prior to use of the blower ensure you have read and
understood this instruction manual.
• Ensure you are wearing suitable clothing and also safety
equipment like safety glasses, ear protection and a mask
if necessary.
• Keep a gap between the air intake and clothing and body
parts as blocking the intake will reduce the performance
of the blower and may result in injury.
WARNING. Before performing any maintenance on this
blower, stop the engine and disconnect the spark plug wire.
Checking the spark plug
Check the spark plug every 10–15 hours of use.
1. Remove the spark plug cover.
2. Use a spark plug wrench to remove the spark plug,
by turning it counter-clockwise.
When to recharge the batteries
It is recommended the batteries are recharged fully every
3 months regardless of the amount of times the blower is
During the months of use it is suggested to recharge the
batteries after 20 – 30 starts although the batteries are
capable of starting the trimmer in excess of 100 starts per
charge, but this can depend on the starting conditions.
It should be noted that the batteries are NOT recharged
while the blower is being used and the only method for re
charging is with the supplied external plug pack charger.
NOTE: DO NOT attempt to start the blower with the battery
charger connected
3.Clean and adjust the spark
plug gap to 0.6–0.7mm.
Replace any damaged or
visibly worn plug with a
Champion RCJ6Y, NGK
BPM6A or equivalent spark plug.
Storage and maintenance after use
4.Install the spark plug finger tight in the cylinder head
then tighten it firmly with the spark plug wrench.
Air filter
The air filter should be checked approximately every
10 hours of use, or more frequently in dusty areas.
1.Unclip the filter cover on
the side, hinge around and
remove the cover and
filter element.
2.Inspect the element. If
the element is distorted or
damaged, replace it with a
new one.
3. Wash the filter in detergent
and water. Rinse the filter
thoroughly. Squeeze out
excess water. Allow it to dry
completely before reinstalling.
4.Install the element and cover
and then replace the cover
and clip into place.
• It is recommended once you first use your petrol blower
have it serviced after 15 hours of use.
• Thereafter, service the petrol blower every 2 years.
• When you finish working, clean the petrol blower completely.
• Inspect the entire blower and tubes for damage,
including loose or missing components, and repair
anything necessary.
• Store the petrol blower away from direct sunlight.
• Do not store in a nylon bag as this can encourage the
formation of mould.
• Use a small brush to clean off the outside of the unit
and keep the air vents free from obstructions. Do not
use water or a hose to clean the unit.
Whenever the machine is not used for a long period of time,
proceed as follows:
• Give the petrol blower an overall cleaning and a
thorough check.
• Empty the fuel tank completely, then clean the
carburettor and lines by running the blower until it
stops from lack of fuel.
• Protect all metal engine parts from corrosion by coating
them with oil.
• Remove the spark plug, put several drops of oil into the
cylinder through the spark plug hole and then pull the
recoil starter 2 to 3 times in order to distribute the oil
evenly. Replace the spark plug and spark plug cover.
• Clean the air filter as described in the air filter section.
Adjusting the engine idle speed
• If your blower is delivering poor performance or
running roughly then you may need to adjust the
engine idle speed.
• Start the blower engine.
• Run the engine at idle speed
until operating temperature is
reached: approximately 2–3
• Use a screwdriver to adjust
the engine idle speed.
• Turn the idle screw clockwise
to increase engine idle speed.
• Turn the idle screw counter-clockwise to decrease engine
idle speed.
IMPORTANT. Blower tubes and intake cover must be
installed while adjusting engine idle speed. Engine idle
speed will also be affected if either the intake cover or
blower tubes are blocked, damaged or incorrectly installed.
Power loss or sudden stopping of the engine
• Check whether the fuel tank is empty.
• If there is water in the mixture. Drain and rinse the fuel
system with petrol.
• If the air filter is dirty. Clean the air filter.
Starting a flooded engine
• Disconnect the spark plug lead, and use the plug wrench
to remove the spark plug in a counter clockwise direction.
• If the spark plug is fouled or is soaked with fuel, clean or
replace the plug as required.
• Clean excess fuel from the combustion chamber by
cranking the engine several times while the spark plug
is removed. Ensure On/Off switch is Off.
• Install the spark plug and firmly tighten it with the spark
plug wrench.
• Repeat the starting procedure as if the blower was
already warm.
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