Bosch GBA 18 V 4,0 Ah M-C manual

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  • Brand: Bosch
  • Product: Battery
  • Model/name: GBA 18 V 4,0 Ah M-C
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Table of Contents

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Safety Warnings for Lithium Ion
Read all safety warnings and all in-
structions. Failure to follow the
warnings and instructions may result
in electric shock, fire and/or serious
Save all safety warnings and all instructions for fu-
ture reference.
f Thesesafetywarnings applyonlyforBoschlith-
ium-ion batteries!
f Do not open the battery. Danger of short-
Protect the battery against heat, e. g.,
against continuous intense sunlight,
fire, water, and moisture. Danger of ex-
f In case of damage and improper use of the bat-
The vapours can irritate the respiratory system. Page 10 Friday, April 15, 2011 8:56 AM
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f When the battery is defective, liquid can es-
cape and come into contact with adjacent com-
ponents. Check any parts concerned. Clean
such parts or replace them, if required.
f Use the battery only in conjunction with your
Bosch power tool. This measure alone protects
the battery against dangerous overload.
f Rechargeonlywiththechargerspecifiedbythe
manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for one
type of battery pack may create a risk of fire when
used with another battery pack.
f Use power tools only with specifically designat-
ed battery packs. Use of any other battery packs
may create a risk of injury and fire.
f When battery pack is not in use, keep it away
that can make a connection from one terminal
to another. Shorting the battery terminals togeth-
er may cause burns or a fire.
f Under abusive conditions, liquid may be eject-
ed from the battery; avoid contact. If contact
accidentally occurs, flush with water. If liquid
contacts eyes, additionally seek medical help.
Liquid ejected from the battery may cause irrita-
tions or burns. Page 11 Friday, April 15, 2011 8:56 AM
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Recommendationsfor OptimalHandling of
the Battery
sure full capacity of the battery, completely charge
the battery in the battery charger before using your
power tool for the first time.
The lithium-ion battery can be charged at any time
without reducing its service life. Interrupting the
charging procedure does not damage the battery.
The lithium-ion battery is protected against deep dis-
charging by the “Electronic Cell Protection (ECP)”.
When the battery is empty, the machine is switched
off by means of a protective circuit: The inserted tool
no longer rotates.
Do not continue to press the
On/Off switch after the ma-
chine has been automatically switched off. The
battery can be damaged.
The battery is equipped with a NTC temperature con-
trol which allows charging only within a temperature
range ofbetween0 °Cand45 °C.Alongbatteryserv-
ice life is achieved in this manner.
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Store the battery only within a temperature range be-
tween 0 °C and 50 °C. As an example, do not leave
the battery in the car in summer.
A significantly reduced working period after charging
indicates that the battery is used and must be re-
Observe the notes for disposal.
Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Cleaning
Occasionally clean the venting slots of the battery us-
ing a soft, clean and dry brush.
When the battery is no longer operative, please refer
to an authorised after-sales service agent for Bosch
power tools.
The contained lithium-ion batteries are subject to the
cantransportthe batteries by road without furtherre-
When being transported by third parties (e.g.: air
transport or forwarding agency), special require-
ments on packaging and labelling must be observed.
For preparationoftheitembeingshipped,consulting
an expert for hazardous material is required. Page 13 Friday, April 15, 2011 8:56 AM
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Dispatch batteries only when the housing is undam-
battery in such a manner that it cannot move around
in the packaging.
Please also observe possibly more detailed national
The machine, rechargeable batteries, acces-
sories and packaging should be sorted for en-
vironmental-friendly recycling.
Do not dispose of power tools and batteries/re-
chargeable batteries into household waste!
Only for EC countries:
According to the European Guide-
line 2002/96/EC, power tools that
to the European Guideline
2006/66/EC, defective or used
battery packs/batteries, must be
collected separately and disposed of in an environ-
mentally correct manner.
Batteries no longer suitable for use can be directly re-
turned at: Page 14 Friday, April 15, 2011 8:56 AM
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Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
UB 9 5HJ
Tel. Service: +44 (0844) 736 0109
Fax: +44 (0844) 736 0146
Battery packs/batteries:
Please observe the instruc-
tions in section “Transport”,
page 13.
Subject to change without notice. Page 15 Friday, April 15, 2011 8:56 AM

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