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trimmer head (figure M).
•Iflever(16) in base of housing becomes dislodged, replace in the position as shown in
figure N before inserting new spool into housing.
•Unfasten the end of the cutting line and guide the line into the eyelet (18) figure O.
•Takethenewspoolandpushitontotheboss(17)(figure N) in the housing. Rotate the
spool slightly until it is seated. The line should protrude approximately 5-3/8 inches (136mm)
from the housing.
•Alignthetabsonthespoolcapwith the slots (19) in the housing (figure O).
CAUTION: To avoid trimmer damage, if the cutting line protrudes beyond the trimming
blade, cut it off so that it just reaches the blade.
Bulk line is also available for purchase from your local retailer. NOTE: Hand wound spools
from bulk line are likely to become tangled more frequently than Black & Decker factory
wound spools. For best results, factory wound spools are recommended.
To install bulk line, follow the steps below:
•Removetheemptyspoolfromthetrimmer as described in “REPLACING THE SPOOL”.
line into one of the line anchoring slots (21) as shown in figure P.
slot as shown in figure Q. Make sure the line is pulled tight against the spool as shown in
figure Q.
•Windthecuttinglineontothespoolinthe direction of the arrow on the spool. Make sure to
wind the line on neatly and in layers. Do not crisscross (figure R).
•Whenthewoundcuttinglinereachesthe recesses (23), cut the line. (figure Q).
•Fitthespoolontothetrimmer as described in REPLACING THE SPOOL”.
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 Recycling Corporation.
WARNING: To avoid serious injury, remove the battery from the trimmer before
performing any maintenance.
CAUTION: To assure product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs, maintenance and
adjustment should be performed by authorized service centers or other qualified service
organizations, always using identical replacement parts.
1. Keep the air intake slots clean to avoid overheating.
2. Your trimmer line can dry out over time. To keep your line in top condition, store spare pre-
wound spools or bulk line in a plastic, sealable bag with a tablespoon of water.
3. Plastic parts may be cleaned by using a mild soap and a damp rag.
4. The line cutter on the edge of the guard can dull over time. It is recommended you
periodically touch-up the sharpness of the blade with a file.