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To stop the motor, release the throttle trigger and depress the stop switch until the motor completely stops.Fig 11 Fig 11 Stop Switch MAINTENANCE OF THE DUST BAG NOTE: The dust bag is a consumable part of this product and normal wear and tear is not covered by the guarantee. Replacement bags can be purchased from your Ryobi retailer. Some helpful hints to prolong the life of the dust bag: (1) Always ensure that the bag is fitted in accordance with the instructions in this manual. (2) When operating, ensure that the bag does not come in contact with sharp objects. (3) Do not vacuum damp leaves or garden debris. (4) After use, ensure that the bag is free of debris and allow to air for a few hours before storing. AIR FILTER It is recommended that the air filter is cleaned on a regular basis. To clean the filter, remove the 4 air filter cover screws and cover. Fig 12 Clean filter in warm soapy water and let dry completely before replacing. Fig 12 RYOBI TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. GUARANTEE Subject to the guarantee condition below, this Ryobi tool (hereinafter called “the product”) is guaranteed by Ryobi (hereinafter called “the Company”) to be free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of 12 months from the date of original purchase covering both parts and labour. Under the terms of this guarantee, the repair or replacement of any part shall be the opinion of the Company or its authorised agent. Should service become necessary during the guarantee period, the owner should contact the Authorised Ryobi Retailer from whom the Product was purchased, or the nearest Company Branch Office. In order to obtain guarantee service, the owner must present the sales docket and Guarantee Certificate to confirm date of purchase. This product is sold by the dealer or agent as principal and the dealer has no authority from the Company to give any additional guarantee on the Company’s behalf except as herein contained or herein referred to. OWNER’S OPERATING MANUAL PETROL BLOWER/VAC MODEL RPBV2500 which it was not-designed or is not suited; and no repairs, alterations or modifications have been attempted by other than an Authorised Service Agent. This guarantee will not apply if the tool is damaged by accident or if repairs arise from normal wear and tear. The Company accepts no additional liability pursuant to this guarantee for the costs of travelling or transportation of the Product or parts to and from the service dealer or agent - which costs are not included in this guarantee. Certain legislation, including the Trade Practices Act, 1974 (as amended) and other state and territorial laws give rights to the buyer and impose liability on the seller in certain circumstances. Nothing herein shall have the effect of excluding, restricting or modifying any condition, guarantee, right or liability imposed, to the extent only that such exclusion, restriction or modification would render any term herein void. Guarantee Conditions This guarantee only applies provided that the Product has been used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations under normal use and reasonable care (in the opinion of the Company) and such guarantee does not cover damage, malfunction or failure resulting from misuse, neglect, abuse, or used for a purpose for RYOBI TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. A.C.N. 002 277 509 Incorporated in N.S.W. SYDNEY: 359-361 Horsley Road, Milperra, N.S.W. 2214, Phone: (02) 9772 2444 email: [email protected] MELBOURNE: 960 Stud Road, Rowville, Vic, 3178, Phone: (03) 9764 8655 PERTH: 33-35 Sorbonne Crescent, Canning Vale, WA, 6155, Phone: (08) 9455 7775 HOBART: All Enquiries Phone: 1300 361 505 ADELAIDE: All Enquiries Phone: 1300 361 505 BRISBANE: All Enquiries Phone: 1300 361 505 TOWNSVILLE: All Enquiries Phone: 1300 361 505 SPECIFICATION Motor 25cc Ignition Electronic Carburetor Diaphragm, all position Air Velocity 240 km/h Mulching Ratio 12:1 Vacuum Bag Capacity 40 litre Fuel Mixture 25:1 Weight (Blower only) 4.9 kg (with bag & vac tubes) 5.75 kg RYOBI TECHNOLOGIES NEW ZEALAND LIMITED Auckland: 503 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, NZ, Phone: (09) 573 0230 email: [email protected] THIS GUARANTEE FORM SHOULD BE RETAINED BY THE CUSTOMER AT ALL TIMES For your record and to assist in establishing date of purchase (necessary for in-guarantee service) please keep your purchase docket and this form completed with the following particulars. PURCHASED FROM _______________________________________________________ ADDRESS OF DEALER _____________________________________________________ DATE _________________MODEL NO ___________SERIAL NO ___________________ Present This Form With Your Purchase Docket When Guarantee Service Is Required P5 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine THANK YOU FOR BUYING A RYOBI BLOWER/VAC. Your new Blower/Vac has been engineered and manufactured to Ryobi's high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator safety. Properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble free performance. CAUTION: Carefully read through this entire owner's manual before using your new Blower/Vac. and Pay close attention to the Rules for Safe Operation, Warnings and Cautions. If you use your Blower/Vac properly only for what it is intended, you will enjoy years of safe, reliable service. Thank You again for buying Ryobi tools. RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION The purpose of safety rules is to attract your attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols and the explanations with them, require your careful attention and understanding. The safety warnings do not by themselves eliminate any danger. The instruction or warnings they give are not substitutes for proper accident prevention measures. SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL. Indicates caution or warning. May be used in conjunction with other symbols or pictures. WARNING: Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injury to yourself or to others. Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal injury. WARNING: Do not attempt to operate this tool until you have read thoroughly and understood completely, safety rules, etc. contained in this manual. Failure to comply can result in accidents involving fire, electric shock or serious personal injury. Save owners manual and review frequently for continuing safe operation and instructing others who may use this tool. The operation of any tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Before beginning power tool operation, always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and a full face shield when needed. We recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or standard safety glasses with side shields. 1. KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL. Read owners manual carefully. Learn its applications and limitations as well as the specific potential hazards related to this tool. 2. GUARD AGAINST ELECTRICAL SHOCK BY PREVENTING BODY CONTACT WITH GROUNDED SURFACES. For example, pipes, radiators, ranges, refrigerator enclosures. 3. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite accidents. 4. AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. Don't use power tools in damp or wet locations or expose to rain. Keep work area well lit. 5. KEEP CHILDREN AND VISITORS AWAY. Visitors should wear safety glasses and be kept a safe distance from work area. Do not let visitors contact tool or extension cord. 6. STORE IDLE TOOLS. When not in use, tools should be stored in a dry and high or locked-up place, out of reach of children. 7. DON'T FORCE TOOL. It will do the job better and safer at the rate at which it was designed. 8. USE RIGHT TOOL. Don't force small tool or attachment to do the job of a heavy duty tool. Don't use tool for purpose not intended. 9. DRESS PROPERLY. Do not wear loose clothing or jewellery. They can be caught in moving parts or sucked into the machine. Rubber gloves and non-skid footwear are recommended when working outdoors. Also wear protective hair covering to contain long hair. 10. ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses, they are not safety glasses. 11. PROTECT YOUR LUNGS. Wear a dust mask if operation is dusty. 12. PROTECT YOUR HEARING. Wear hearing protection during extended periods of operation. 13. DON'T OVERREACH. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. Do not use tool on a ladder or unstable support. Secure tools when working at elevated levels. 14. MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools sharp and clean for better and safer performance. Follow instructions for lubricating and changing accessories. 15. REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form a habit of checking to see that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on. 16. NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE. Normal sparking of the motor could ignite fumes. 17. KEEP HANDLES DRY, CLEAN AND FREE FROM OIL AND GREASE. Always use a clean cloth when cleaning. Never use brake fluids, gasoline, petroleum based products, or any strong solvents to clean your tool. 18. STAY ALERT AND EXERCISE CONTROL. Watch what you are doing and use common sense. Do not operate tool when you are tired. Do not rush. 19. CHECK DAMAGED PARTS. Before further use of the tool, a guard or any other part that is damaged should be carefully checked to determine that it will operate properly and perform its intended function. Check for alignment of moving parts, binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, mounting and any other conditions that may affect its operation. A guard or any other part that is damaged should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorised service centre. 20. DO NOT USE TOOL IF SWITCH DOES NOT TURN IT ON AND OFF. Have defective switches replaced by authorised service centre. 21. DO NOT OPERATE THIS TOOL WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL OR ANY MEDICATION. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE Due to Ryobi's continued product refinement policy,product features and specifications can and will change without notice. Check current features and specifications with your Ryobi retailer. P2 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Throttle Trigger Handle Stop Switch Vacuum Inlet Cover AIR DEFLECTOR Fig 6 Hook tabs 1 & 2, 3, 4, and 5 (in that order) onto blower housing through slots. Make sure all 5 tabs are secured onto housing. Push down and in simultaneously on air deflector to lock into place. STARTING & STOPPING INSTRUCTIONS Place blower on the ground. Fully depress and release the primer bulb 5 to 7 times. Fuel should be visible in the bulb. Fig 8 Fuel Tank Fig 6 Blower Tube Primer Bulb 1&2 Nozzle 3 4 Starter Rope CHOKE POSITIONS Full Choke 1 Run 3 n ASSEMBLY BLOWER TUBES Turn nozzle clockwise to screw into blower tube. Turn nozzle and tube clockwise to screw into blower until tight Fig 1. Your machine is now ready for blowing applications Fig 1 Choke Lever Primer Bulb OIL & FUEL MIXTURE Thoroughly mix 200ml of 2 stroke oil to 5 litres of unleaded petrol in a container and fill the trimmer fuel tank. Fig 7. Care should be taken not to overfill the fuel tank which will result in fuel splashing onto engine parts. ATTACH VACUUM BAG Remove nozzle from blower tube. Install vacuum bag over blower tube, ensuring the end of the bag sleeve is completely covering the rib in the blower tube. Fig 4 & 5 Fig 7 Fig 4 Blower Tube Rib Blower Tube Nozzle Partial Choke 2 Fuel Tank CONVERTING BLOWER TO VACUUM Using a flat screwdriver, loosen the locking screw to open vacuum inlet cover Fig 2. WARNING: Always stop the motor and allow it to cool before re-filling the fuel tank. Failure to adhere to this warning can result in vapour explosion causing serious personal injury. Vacuum Inlet Cover Locking Bosses Place the choke lever in the “Full Choke” (position 1). Fig 9 Fig 9 Air Deflector Partial Choke 2 Fig 8 5 Locking Screw Blower Tube Vacuum Tube Fig 5 WARNING: Always mix petrol and oil in a separate container. Do not mix directly in the trimmer fuel tank which will cause motor damage and void the warranty. Full Choke 1 Run 3 Squeeze throttle trigger fully and pull the starter rope briskly until the motor sounds like it wants to start. Fig 10. Move the choke lever to “Partial Choke” (position 2). Squeeze throttle trigger fully and pull starter rope until the Throttle Trigger WARNING Fig 2 Align the 4 locking bosses in inlet housing with slots in upper vacuum tube. Push vacuum tubes into housing and turn clockwise to lock in place. Fig 3 Vacuum Bag Upper Vacuum Tube Fig 3 Wrap fastening strap tightly around the blower tube and through the fastening loop. Rotate vacuum bag until shoulder strap is upright and ensure that the bag is zipped closed before starting the machine. P3 If the machine becomes clogged, under no circumstances should you attempt to remove blockage from the impeller with your hands. To remove blockage, stop the motor and remove the Dust Bag and Tubes. Remove any debris from the impeller with a stick. Failure to adhere to this warning can and will result in serious personal injury. Fig 10 Starter Rope motor starts. Run motor approx. 30 seconds at full throttle before moving the choke lever to “Run” (position 3) P4