Bosch ART 26 SL manual

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  • Brand: Bosch
  • Product: Grass Trimmer
  • Model/name: ART 26 SL
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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Beware of thrown or flying objects to
Warning: Keep a safe distance from the
machine when operating.
 Thismachineisnotintendedforuse
capabilities, or lack of experience
and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruc-
tion concerning use of the machine
by a person responsible for their
Children should be supervised to
 Never allow children or people unfa-
miliar with these instructions to use
the trimmer. Local regulations may
restrict the age of the operator.
When not in use, store the trimmer
out of reach of children.
 Never operate the trimmer with
missing or broken guards or shields
or without guards or shields in posi-
 Before use check the supply and ex-
tension cord for signs of damage or
ageing. If the cord becomes dam-
aged during use, disconnect the
cord from the supply immediately.
Do not use the trimmer if the cord is
damaged or worn.
 If the supply cord is damaged, it
must be replaced by the manufac-
turer, its service agent or similarly
qualified persons in order to avoid a
 Keep extension cords away from
cutting elements.
 Before using the machine and after
impact, check for signs of wear or
damage and repair if necessary.
 Never operate the product when
you are tired, ill or under the influ-
ence of alcohol, drugs or medicine.
 Always wear long heavy trousers,
bootsandgloves.Do notwearloose
clothing, jewellery, short trousers,
sandals or go barefoot. Secure hair
so that it is above shoulder level to
avoid entanglement with moving
 Wear safety eye protection and
 Keep firm footing and balance. Do
not overreach.
 Never work with this trimmer while
people, especially children or pets
are nearby.
 The operator or user is responsible
for accidents or hazards occurring
to other people or their property.
 Wait until the cutting head has com-
pletely stopped before touching it.
The head continues to rotate after
the trimmer is switched off, the cut-
ting system can cause injury/dam-
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 Work only in daylight or in good arti-
ficial light.
 Avoid operating the trimmer in bad
weather conditionsespecially when
there is a risk of lightning.
 Operating the trimmer in wet grass
decreases the efficiency of perfor-
 Switch off when transporting the
trimmer to and from the area to be
worked on.
 Switch on the trimmer with hands
and feet well away from the rotating
 Do not put hands or feet near the
cutting system.
 Never fit metal cutting elements to
this trimmer.
 Inspect and maintain the trimmer
 Have the trimmer repaired only by
an authorized customer service
 Always ensure that the ventilation
slots are kept clear of debris.
 Take care against injury from the
length. After feeding line always re-
turn the trimmer to its horizontal op-
erating position before switching
 Switchoffandremovetheplugfrom
the socket:
– whenever you leave the machine
unattended for any period
– before replacing the cutting lline
– if the cable is tangled
– beforecleaningorworkingonthe
 After use, disconnect the machine
from the mains and check for dam-
 Store the machine in a secure, dry
place out of the reach of children.
Do not place other objects on top of
the machine.
 Replace worn or damaged parts for
 Ensure replacement parts fitted are
Bosch approved.
 Do not operate the machine with-
out the trimmer attachment fit-
Electrical Safety
 Switch off and disconnect the ma-
chine before using manual-feed
button (see figure 9). This button
an obstruction of the cutting line.
 Warning! Switch off, remove plug
from mains before adjusting,
cleaning or if cable is cut, dam-
aged or entangled.
 The cutting line continues to ro-
tate for a few seconds after the
trimmer is switched off.
 Caution – do not touch rotating
cutting line.
Your machine is double insulated for
safety and requires no earth connec-
tion.Theoperatingvoltageis230 VAC,
50 Hz (for non-EU countries 220 V).
Only use approved extension cables.
Contact your Bosch Service Centre for
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It is recommended for increased
electrical safety to use a Residual
current of not more than 30 mA. Al-
ways check your RCD every time you
use it.
For products not sold in GB:
WARNING: For your safety, it is re-
quired that the plugattached to the ma-
chine is connected with the extension
cord. The coupling of the extension
cord must be protected against splash
water, be made of rubber or coated
with rubber. The extension cord must
be used with a cable strain relief.
for signs of damage at regular intervals
and may only be used if in perfect con-
If the supply cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by a Bosch Service Centre.
Extension cords/leads should only be
used if they comply with H05VV-F or
H05RN-F types.
Products sold in GB only: Your prod-
uctisfittedwithaBS 1363/Aapproved
electric plug with internal fuse (ASTA
approved to BS 1362).
outlets, it should be cut off and an ap-
propriate plug fitted in its place by an
authorised customer service agent.
The replacement plug should have the
same fuse rating as the original plug.
The severed plug must be disposed of
to avoid a possible shock hazard and
should never be inserted into a mains
socket elsewhere.
Products sold in AUS and NZ only:
Use a residual current device (RCD)
with a rated residual current of 30 mA
or less.
The following symbols are important for reading and under-
standing the operating instructions. Please take note of the
symbols and their meaning. The correct interpretation of the
symbols will help you to use the garden product in a better
and safer manner.
Intended Use
to a height of 125 mm that cannot be reached with the lawn
The machine is not intended to be used for edging and fea-
tures no edging application.
Intended use is related to operation within 0 °C and 40 °C
ambient temperature.
Symbol Meaning
Wear protective gloves
Movement direction
Reaction direction
Switching On
Switching Off
Permitted action
Prohibited action
Audible noise
Accessories/Spare Parts
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Technical Data
Noise/Vibration Information
Declaration of Conformity
Equipment category: 33
Notified body:
SRL, Sudbury, England, Nr. 1088
Technical file (2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC) at:
Bosch Lawn and Garden Ltd., PT-LG/ENS23,
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1EY, England
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, GERMANY
Trimmer ART 23 SL ART 26 SL ART 2300 ART 23-28
Article number 3 600 HA5 0.. 3 600 HA5 1.. 3 600 HA5 0.. 3 600 HA5 0..
Rated power W 280 280 280 280
No-load speed min-1
12500 12500 12500 12500
Cutting line diameter mm 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Cutting diameter cm 23 26 23 23
Cutting spool capacity m 4 4 4 4
Weight according to EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7
Protection class /II /II /II /II
Serial number see type plate on the garden product
The values given are valid for a nominal voltage [U] of 230 V. For different voltages and models for specific countries, these values can vary.
Please observe the article number on the type plate of your garden product. The trade names of the individual garden products may vary.
Sound emission values determined according to EN 50636-2-91. 3 600 ... HA5 0.. HA5 1.. HA5 0.. HA5 0..
Typically the A-weighted noise levels of the product are:
Sound pressure level
Sound power level
Uncertainty K
Wear hearing protection!
Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K deter-
mined according to EN 60335:
Vibration emission value ah
Uncertainty K
3 600 ... HA5 0.. HA5 1.. HA5 0.. HA5 0..
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product described
under “Technical data” is in conformity with all relevant provisions of
the directives 2011/65/EU, 2014/30/EU, 2006/42/EC,
2000/14/EC including their amendments and complies with the fol-
lowing standards: EN 60335-1, EN 50636-2-91.
2000/14/EC: Guaranteed sound power level:
Conformity assessment procedure according to Annex VI.
dB(A) 96 96 96 96
Henk Becker
Executive Vice President
Helmut Heinzelmann
Head of Product Certification
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Mounting and Operation
 Do not disassemble guard and metal tube once con-
 Donotconnectthemachinetothemainssocketbefore
it is completely assembled.
 The cutting line continues to rotate for a few seconds
after the trimmer is switched off. Allow the motor/cut-
ting line to stop rotating before switching “on” again.
 Do not rapidly switch off and on.
 Removeanygrassfromspoolcoverwhenchangingline
or spool.
 Only use Bosch approved cutting elements. Cutting
performance will vary with different cutting elements.
Check the guard screw is fixed tightly before using.
Check the tube joint is on correct position before using.
The machine will automatically feed and cut the line when the
tool starts and stops.
Action Figure Page
Delivery Scope 1 189
Removing the Rubber Stop 2 189
Connecting the Tube 3 190
Mounting the Cutting Guard 4 190
Connecting the Extension Lead
Switching On and Off 5 191
Semi-auto feeding of 8 mm cutting
line when starting the tool 6 191
Removing the line spool 7 192
Mounting the line spool 8 192
Feed cutting line using manual feed
button 9 193
Maintenance, Cleaning and Storage 10 193
Selecting Accessories 11 194
Problem Possible Cause Corrective Action
Trimmer fails to operate Power turned off Turn power on
Mains socket faulty Use another socket
Extension cable damaged Inspect cable, replace if damaged
Fuse faulty/blown Replace fuse
Trimmer runs intermittently Extension cable damaged Inspect cable, replace if damaged
Contact Service Agent
Internal wiring of machine
Contact Service Agent
Trimmer motor is stalling Grass too high Cut in stages
Trimmer does not cut Cutting line too short/broken off Feed cutting line using manual feed button (see
figure 9)
Spool empty Replace the spool
Line can not be fed Cutting line too short/broken off Feed cutting line using manual feed button (see
figure 9)
Line inside the spool entangled Inspect the spool, rewind if necessary
Spool empty Replace the spool
Line retracts into spool Cutting line too short/broken off Rewind spool
Line keeps breaking Line inside the spool entangled Inspect the spool, rewind if necessary
Trimmer used incorrectly Only trim with the tip of the line, avoid stones, walls
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After-sales Service and Application
In all correspondence and spare parts orders, please always
include the 10-digit article number given on the type plate of
the garden product.
Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
UB 9 5HJ
At you can order spare parts or arrange
the collection of a product in need of servicing or repair.
Tel. Service: (0844) 7360109
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: (01) 4666700
Fax: (01) 4666888
Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands
Robert Bosch Australia Pty. Ltd.
Power Tools
Locked Bag 66
Clayton South VIC 3169
Customer Contact Center
Inside Australia:
Phone: (01300) 307044
Fax: (01300) 307045
Inside New Zealand:
Phone: (0800) 543353
Fax: (0800) 428570
Outside AU and NZ:
Phone: +61 3 95415555
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: (011) 6519600
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Tel.: (011) 4939375
Fax: (011) 4930126
KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Tel.: (031) 7012120
Fax: (031) 7012446
Western Cape – BSC Service Centre
Democracy Way, Prosperity Park
Tel.: (021) 5512577
Fax: (021) 5513223
Bosch Headquarters
Midrand, Gauteng
Tel.: (011) 6519600
Fax: (011) 6519880
Do not dispose of garden products into household waste!
Only for EC countries:
According to the European directive
2012/19/EU for Waste Electrical and Elec-
tronic Equipment and its implementation
into national law, electrical and electronic
equipment that are no longer usable must
be collected separately and disposed of in
an environmentally correct manner.
Subject to change without notice.
Avertissements de sécurité
Attention ! Lisez avec attention
toutes les instructions suivantes.
Familiarisez-vous avec les éléments
de commande et l’utilisation appro-
priée de l’outil de jardin. Conservez
les instructions d’utilisation pour
vous y reporter ultérieurement.
Explication des symboles
Indications générales sur
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