BLADE BALANCING (Figure Z1)
Check balance of the blade (35) by
placing center hole in the blade over
a nail or round shank screwdriver
(40), clamped horizontally in a vise
(38). If either end of the blade rotates
downward, file along the sharp edge
of that dropping end. Blade is properly
balanced when neither end drops.
No lubrication is necessary. Do not oil
the wheels. They have plastic bearing
Release bail handle (2) to turn mower
off, let the blade come to a stop and then
remove safety key. Use only mild soap
and a damp cloth to clean the mower.
Clean out any clippings which may
have accumulated on the underside of
the deck. After several uses, check all
exposed fasteners for tightness.
Fertilizers and other garden chemicals
contain agents which greatly accelerate
the corrosion of metals. If you mow in
areas where fertilizers or chemicals have
been used, the mower should be cleaned
immediately afterward as follows:
Release bail handle (2) to turn mower off
and remove safety key and battery. Wipe
all exposed parts with a damp cloth.
CAUTION: DO NOT POUR OR
SPRAY WATER ON THE MOWER IN AN
ATTEMPT TO CLEAN IT. Do not store the
tool on or adjacent to fertilizers or chemicals.
Such storage can cause rapid corrosion.
MEETS CPSC SAFETY
BLACK+DECKER Mowers conform to
the safety standards of the American
National Standards Institute, and
the U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission. The Blade turns when the
motor is running.
IMPORTANT: To assure product SAFETY
and RELIABILITY, repairs, maintenance
and adjustment (including brush
inspection and replacement) should
be performed by BLACK+DECKER
service organizations, always using
BLACK+DECKER replacement parts.
When servicing use ONLY IDENTICAL
FOR USE WITH YOUR MOWER ARE
AVAILABLE FROM YOUR LOCAL
DEALER OR AUTHORIZED SERVICE
CENTER. IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
REGARDING ACCESSORIES, PLEASE
WARNING: The use of any
accessory not recommended for use with
this tool could be hazardous.
THE RBRC™ SEAL
The RBRC™ (Rechargeable
Battery Recycling Corporation)
Seal on the LI-ION battery (or
battery pack) indicates that the
costs to recycle the battery (or battery
pack) at the end of its useful life have
already been paid by BLACK+DECKER.
RBRC™ in cooperation with
BLACK+DECKER and other battery
users, has established programs in
the United States to facilitate the
collection of spent LI-ION batteries. Help
protect our environment and conserve
natural resources by returning the
spent LI-ION battery to an authorized
BLACK+DECKER service center or to
your local retailer for recycling. You may
also contact your local recycling center
for information on where to drop off the
spent battery. RBRC™ is a registered
trademark of the Rechargeable Battery