Bosch GFR 25 manual

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  • Brand: Bosch
  • Product: Grass Trimmer
  • Model/name: GFR 25
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Robert Bosch GmbH
Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
GERMANY
www.bosch-professional.com
F 016 L81 055 (2015.08) O / 129 WEU
GFR Professional
25 | 42
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Nicht mehr gebrauchsfähige Akkus/Batterien können direkt
abgegeben werden bei:
Deutschland
Recyclingzentrum Elektrowerkzeuge
Osteroder Landstraße 3
37589 Kalefeld
Schweiz
Batrec AG
3752 Wimmis BE
Akkus/Batterien:
Li-Ion:
Bitte beachten Sie die Hinweise im Ab-
schnitt „Transport“.
Änderungen vorbehalten.
English
Safety Notes
Warning! Read all safety warnings
and all instructions. Failure to follow
the warnings and instructions may
result in serious injury.
Please keep the instructions safe for
later use!
Use the machine only when you fully
understand and can perform all func-
tions without limitation, or have re-
ceived appropriate instructions.
Explanation of symbols on the
machine
General hazard safety alert.
Read instruction manual.
Pay attention that bystanders
are not injured through foreign
objects thrown from the ma-
chine.
Warning: Keep a safe distance
from the machine when operat-
ing.
Beware of Blade Thrust and
Kick Back
Remove battery before adjust-
ing or cleaning, and before leav-
ing the machine unattended for
any period.
Wear eye and ear protection.
Wear hard hat.
Wear protective gloves.
Wear foot protection.
Beware of thrown or flying objects.
Keep bystanders a safe distance from
the machine when operating.
Operation
Do not cut walls.
Never allow children or people unfa-
miliar with these instructions to use
the machine. Local regulations may
restricttheageoftheoperator.When
not in use store the machine out of
reach of children.
This machine is not intended for use
by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities,orlackofexperienceand
d.c.
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knowledge, unless they have been
given supervision or instruction con-
cerning use of the machine by a per-
son responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to en-
sure that they do not play with the
machine.
Never work 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.
Do not operate the machine when
barefoot or wearing open sandals, al-
ways wear substantial footwear and
long trousers.
Thoroughly inspect the area where
themachineistobeusedandremove
all stones, sticks, wires, bones and
other foreign objects.
Do not operate in areas where live ca-
bles may be present.
Before using, always visually inspect
to see that the blade, blade nut and
cutter assembly are not worn or dam-
aged.
Replace worn or damaged blade and
nut in sets to preserve balance.
Work only in daylight or in good artifi-
cial light.
Avoid operating the machine in bad
weather conditions especially when
there is a risk of lightning.
For your safety, please take care
whilst operating the machine in wet
grass.
Walk, never run and stay in a stable
position.
Keepfirmfootingandbalance.Donot
overreach.
Always wear ear and eye protection
when operating the machine.
Never operate the machine with
missing or broken guards or shields
or without guards or shields in posi-
tion.
Always check for signs of wear or
damage before and after use.
Never operate the product when you
are tired, ill or under the influence of
alcohol, drugs or medicine.
Working on banks can be danger-
ous.
– Do not work on excessively steep
slopes.
– Always be sure of your footing on
slopes or wet grass.
– Work across the face of slopes –
never up and down.
– Exercise extreme caution when
changing direction on slopes.
Keep hands and feet away from the
cutting means at all times, especially
when switching on the motor.
Wait until the cutting head has com-
pletely stopped before touching it.
Theheadcontinuestorotateafterthe
machine is switched off, the cutting
system can cause injury/damage.
Take care against injury from any de-
vice fitted for trimming the filament
line length. After extending new cut-
ter line always return the machine to
its normal operating position before
switching on.
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Switch off when transporting the ma-
chine to and from the area to be
worked on.
Switch off and remove the battery
from the battery cartridge:
– whenever you leave the machine
unattended for any period,
– before clearing a blockage,
– before replacing the cutting head,
– before checking, cleaning or work-
ing on the machine,
– after striking a foreign object. In-
spect the machine for damage and
make repairs as necessary,
– if the machine starts to vibrate ab-
normally (check immediately).
Do not modify this product. Unau-
thorized modifications may impair
the safety of your product and may
result in increased noise and vibra-
tion.
Only use Bosch Professional Garden
Tool recommended and approved ac-
cessories.
Beware that the tool may kick back
when a blade suddenly strikes a hard
object when cutting brush or scrub
vegetation.Takecaretominimisethe
effects of kick back.
This tool is designed to be used with
the shoulder harness provided. Take
care to adjust the harness to balance
the tool correctly and reduce the po-
tential for operator fatigue in use.
For Transport and Storage, Blade
should be protected using an appri-
ate cover.
Maintenance
For Your Safety
Warning: Switch off and remove
battery from machine before ad-
justing or cleaning.
Use correct battery and charger.
Always wear protective gloves
when handling or working near the
sharp blades.
Please use the correct guards with
the correct cutting heads.
See figure 4 of illustrations.
Toensurelongandreliableservice,
carry out the following mainte-
nance regularly:
Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight
using tool kit provided to be sure that
the machine is in safe working condi-
tions.
Examine the machine and replace
worn or damaged parts for safety.
Ensure Bosch approved correct re-
placement parts are used.
Havethemachinerepairedonlybyan
authorized customer service agent.
Cleaning
Beforetransportorstorageensure
machine is clean and free from de-
bris, if necessary clean with a soft,
dry brush.
The following cleaning schedule
should be carried out after every 10
hours of work:
– Remove slip plate and thoroughly
clean area below.
– Openbumpheadspoolandremove
any debris.
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Recommendations for Optimal Han-
dling of the Battery and Charger
Warning! Do not attempt to charge
non rechargeable batteries with the
charger.
Inserting the battery pack into the
machine with the switch on is danger-
ous.
Ensure battery is the right way up.
Insert the battery until the locking
mechanismclicks.Toremovethebat-
tery, operate locking lever. Take care
not to drop the battery through the
hole.
Forcareuseandmaintenanceplease
use charger and battery manuals
which are supplied with the products
or available at
www.bosch-professional.com.
Symbols
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
The garden product is intended for Professional use.
Technical Data
Only Li-ion batteries GBA 36V 6.0Ah Hw-D (Art. No. 2 607 336 065) and battery charger AL 36100 CV Professional (Art. No.
1 600 A00 1..) can be used with this machine.
Please do not use non-rechargeable batteries with this appliance, only those specified by the manufacturer.
Symbol Meaning
Movement direction
Reaction direction
Switching On
Switching Off
Audible noise
Balance Point
Accessories/Spare Parts
CLICK!
Brushcutter GFR 25
Professional
GFR 42
Professional
Article number 3 600 J13 000 3 600 J13 001
Cutting head type Metal blade Bump feed head & line
Cutting width cm 25 42
Type of handle Bike handle Bike handle
Voltage V 36 36
Overall length (without cutting attachment) cm 197 197
Weight (without batteries)
according to EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 6.5 6.5
Serial number see type plate on the garden product
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Noise/Vibration Information
Declaration of Conformity
Equipment category: 33
Notified body:
DEKRA Certification B.V.
Meander 1051
6825 MJ Arnhem
Netherlands
Nr. 0344
Technical file (2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC) at:
Bosch Lawn and Garden Ltd., PT-HG/ENS-PA2,
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1EY, England
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, GERMANY
03.08.2015
Mounting and Operation
The numbering of the figures refer to the illustrations of the
machine on the graphics page.
Product Transportation
 Always transport machine with safety guard fitted.
 Always transport machine without battery fitted.
 Eyelet can be used to tether machine for secure transpor-
tation.
Sound emission values determined according to EN 50636-2-91. 3 600 J13 000 3 600 J13 001
Typically the A-weighted noise levels of the product are:
Sound pressure level
Sound power level
Uncertainty K
Wear hearing protection!
dB(A)
dB(A)
dB
68
78
=3
81
91
=2
Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K deter-
mined according to EN 50636-2-91:
Vibration emission value ah
Uncertainty K
m/s2
m/s2
<2.5
=1.5
<2.5
=1.5
3 600 J13 000 3 600 J13 001
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product described
under “Technical data” is in conformity with all relevant provisions of
thedirectives2011/65/EU,until19April2016:2004/108/EC,from
20 April 2016 on: 2014/30/EU, 2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC includ-
ing their amendments and complies with the following standards:
EN 60335, ISO 11806.
2000/14/EC: Guaranteed sound power level:
Conformity assessment procedure according to Annex V.
Conformity assessment procedure according to Annex VI.
dB(A) 79

–
93
–

Henk Becker
Executive Vice President
Engineering
Helmut Heinzelmann
Head of Product Certification
PT/ETM9
Action Figure Page
Delivery Scope 1 120
Handle Assembly 2 121
Mounting the blade guard
Mounting the Friction Plate 3 121
Combination of Cutting Tools and
Guards 4 122
Replace the Blade 5 123
Replace the Spool 6 123
Replace the Line 7 124
Inserting/Removing the Battery 8 125
Mounting the Comfort Harness 9 125
Switching On and Off 10 125
Working Advice 11 126
Selecting Accessories 12 127–128
Action Figure Page
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Working Advice
Troubleshooting
Should the cutting blade jamb in long or dense grass, simply release then re-engage the switches.
This will activate the auto-release function that releases the jamb by quickly reversing the motor for a short time.
For optimum performance and finish always use correct cutting accessory as shown below.
Cutting system Usage application area
Grass Light vegetation Heavy vegetation Bushes, thin trees
2.4 mm line
2.7 mm line
3.0 mm line
d.c.
Problem Possible Cause Corrective Action
Blade guard can not be
mounted over cutting
blade
Incorrect assembly Remove cutting blade and mount blade guard
first
Machine fails to operate Battery discharged Recharge battery
Battery too hot/cold Allow to cool/warm
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Machine runs intermit-
tently
Motor protector has activated Allow motor/electronics to cool for 5 minutes
and cut in stages
Internal wiring of machine damaged Contact Service Agent
On/Off switch defective Contact Service Agent
External cabling damaged Contact Service Agent
Machine does not cut Cutting blade damaged Replace the blade (always wear protective
gloves). Ensure blade is not upside-down (8T
and saw blades).
Increased vibration Cutting blade damaged Replace the blade (always wear protective
gloves)
Cutting line broken Replace line (see figure 7 of illustrations)
Debris build up on cutting head Clean slip plate groove
Blade nut loose Tighten nut bolt to 20 Nm ensuring the blade,
nut shield and dome washer are all present and
central (always wear protective gloves) (see
figure 5 of illustrations)
Machineleavesraggedfin-
ish and/or labours
Grass too high/dense Grass too high: Cut in stages
Grass too dense: Reduce rate of cutting every
time
Cutting blade blunt Flip/replace blade
Cutting blade obstructed Checkunderneaththemachineandclearoutas
necessary (always wear protective gloves)
Blade fitted in incorrect direction of rotation Re-fit blade correctly (only 8T and saw blades)
Debris build up on cutting head Clean slip plate groove
Motor starts then stops
immediately
Low battery capacity Ensure battery is fully charged before use
Battery not fully charged Check battery display – charge battery if nec-
essary
Battery too hot/cold Allow battery to cool down/warm up – check
battery display
Grass too high/dense Grass too high: Cut in stages
Grass too dense: Reduce rate of cutting every
time
Nut cannot be removed to
release cutting blade
Damaged thread on nut/shaft Lubricate shaft to aid removal
Locking pin not located correctly Reinsert locking pin and apply light pressure
whilst rotating shaft (see figure 5 of illustra-
tions)
Problem Possible Cause Corrective Action
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If you are unable to resolve the problem using the Troubleshooting guide then please contact your dealer in the first instance.
After use/Storage
Correct storage is essential for maintaining the life of the
product. If possible, avoid storage areas with high humidity
which could cause rust or corrosion.
End of season storage: Remove battery and store both ma-
chine and battery in a dry safe place away from direct sun-
light.
Do not place objects on top of the machine.
When storing for extended periods, thoroughly clean the
product beforehand.
After-sales Service and Application
Service
www.bosch-professional.com
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
Denham
Uxbridge
UB 9 5HJ
At www.bosch-pt.co.uk you can order spare parts or arrange
the collection of a product in need of servicing or repair.
Tel. Service: (0344) 7360109
E-Mail: boschservicecentre@bosch.com
Ireland
Origo Ltd.
Unit 23 Magna Drive
Magna Business Park
City West
Dublin 24
Tel. Service: (01) 4666700
Fax: (01) 4666888
Cutting blade fails to ro-
tate
Cutting blade obstructed Checkunderneaththemachineandclearoutas
necessary (always wear protective gloves)
Blade nut loose Tighten nut bolt to 20 Nm ensuring the blade,
nut shield and dome washer are all present and
central (always wear protective gloves) (see
figure 5 of illustrations)
Low battery charge Check the charge remaining in the battery –
shown on the battery display
Grass too high/dense Grass too high: Cut in stages
Grass too dense: Reduce rate of cutting every
time
Battery too hot/cold Allow battery to cool down/warm up – check
battery display
Motor protector has activated Allow motor/electronics to cool for 5 minutes
and cut in stages
Poor cutting performance Cutting guard encrusted with debris Clean inside of cutting guard
Cutting blade blunt Flip/replace blade
Cutting line short Bump head to expose more line
No cutting line Replenish line (see figure 7 of illustrations)
Poor motor performance Remove cuttingsystemandslipplateandclean
slip plate groove
Problem Possible Cause Corrective Action
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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
www.bosch.com.au
Republic of South Africa
Customer service
Hotline: (011) 6519600
Gauteng – BSC Service Centre
35 Roper Street, New Centre
Johannesburg
Tel.: (011) 4939375
Fax: (011) 4930126
E-Mail: bsctools@icon.co.za
KZN – BSC Service Centre
Unit E, Almar Centre
143 Crompton Street
Pinetown
Tel.: (031) 7012120
Fax: (031) 7012446
E-Mail: bsc.dur@za.bosch.com
Western Cape – BSC Service Centre
Democracy Way, Prosperity Park
Milnerton
Tel.: (021) 5512577
Fax: (021) 5513223
E-Mail: bsc@zsd.co.za
Bosch Headquarters
Midrand, Gauteng
Tel.: (011) 6519600
Fax: (011) 6519880
E-Mail: rbsa-hq.pts@za.bosch.com
Transport
The contained lithium-ion batteries are subject to the Danger-
ous Goods Legislation requirements. The user can transport
the batteries by road without further requirements.
Whenbeingtransportedbythirdparties(e.g.:airtransportor
forwarding agency), special requirements on packaging and
labelling must be observed. For preparation of the item being
shipped, consulting an expert for hazardous material is re-
quired.
Dispatch batteries only when the housing is undamaged.
Tape or mask off open contacts and pack up the battery in
such a manner that it cannot move around in the packaging.
Please also observe possibly more detailed national regula-
tions.
Disposal
Do not dispose of garden products, battery chargers and bat-
teries/rechargeable batteries into household waste!
Only for EC countries:
According to the European law
2012/19/EU, electrical and electronic
equipments that are no longer usable, and
accordingtotheEuropeanlaw2006/66/EC,
defective or used battery packs/batteries,
must be separated from the tool and collect-
edseparately.Ifbatteryisbrokenorleakingpleasedisposeof
in an environmentally correct manner according to local regu-
lations.
Batteries no longer suitable for use can be directly returned
at:
Great Britain
Robert Bosch Ltd. (B.S.C.)
P.O. Box 98
Broadwater Park
North Orbital Road
Denham
Uxbridge
UB 9 5HJ
At www.bosch-pt.co.uk you can order spare parts or arrange
the collection of a product in need of servicing or repair.
Tel. Service: (0344) 7360109
E-Mail: boschservicecentre@bosch.com
Battery packs/batteries:
Li-Ion:
Please observe the instructions in section
“Transport”.
Subject to change without notice.
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1
GFR 25
GFR 42
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GFR 25
GFR 42
4x
d.c.
d.c.
2
3
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4
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d.c.
d.c.
5
6
GFR 25
GFR 42
20 Nm
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2x
4
17 cm 17 cm
= =
4.6 m
ø 2.4 mm =
3.6 m
ø 2.7 mm =
2.0 m
ø 3.0 mm =
7
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CLICK!
8
9
10
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F 016 800 410
F 016 800 411
F 016 800 178
2 607 336 065
1 600 A00 1GC (UK)
1 600 A00 1GB (WEU)
F 016 800 407
F 016 800 406
F 016 800 408
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