Toro Super 325 Blower/Vac User manual

Brand
Toro
Category
air blowers/dryers
Model
Super 325 Blower/Vac
Type
User manual
Form No. 3353-771 Rev A
Super 325 Blower/Vac
Model No. 51552 —Serial No. 250000001 and Up
Operator's Manual
I MPORTANT S AFETY
I NSTRUCTIONS
W hen using an electrical appliance, basic pr ecautions
should al w ays be f ollo w ed, including the f ollo wing:
R EAD A LL I NSTRUCTIONS B EFORE U SING
T HIS A PPLIANCE
WARNING —T or r educe the risk of fir e, electric
shock, or injur y , f ollo w these safety instr uctions.
T o ensure maxim um safety , best perfor mance , and to g ain
kno wledg e of the appliance , it is essential that y ou or any other
operator of the appliance read and understand the contents of this
man ual before operating the appliance . P a y par ticular attention to
the safety aler t symbol whic h means CA UTION , W ARNING
or D ANGER-personal safety instr uction. R ead and understand
the instr uction because it has to do with safety . F ailur e to
compl y with these instr uctions may r esult in per sonal injur y ,
risk or fir e, or electrical shock .
Do not lea v e the appliance when plug g ed in. Unplug from outlet
when not in use and before ser vicing .
W ARNING- T o reduce the risk of electric shoc k, do not use
the appliance on w et surfaces . Do not expose it to rain. Store
it indoors .
Do not allo w appliance to be used as a to y . Do not use near
c hildren. Do not let c hildren use the appliance .
Use only as described in this man ual. Use only man ufacturer’ s
recommended attac hments .
Dr ess pr oper l y . K ee p hair , loose clothing, fing ers , and all par ts
of the body a w a y from openings and mo ving par ts . Be a w are of
the position of the blo w er and the air inlets during operation.
Loose clothing, jew elr y and hair can be dra wn into the inlets (refer
to the follo wing figure) and ma y result in personal injur y . Alw a ys
w ear substantial footw ear , long pants , and eye protection.
Do not use with damag ed cord or plug . If appliance is not
w orking as it should, has been dropped, damag ed, left outdoors ,
or dropped into w ater , retur n it to a ser vice dealer .
Do not pull or car r y b y cord, use cord as a handle , close a door
on cord, or pull cord around shar p edg es or cor ners . K ee p cord
a w a y from heated surfaces .
Do not unplug b y pulling on cord. T o unplug, g rasp the plug,
not the cord.
Do not handle plug or appliance with w et hands .
Do not put any object into openings . Do not use with any
opening bloc k ed; k ee p free of dust, lint, hair , and anything that
ma y reduce air flo w .
T ur n off all controls before unplug ging .
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs .
Do not use to v acuum up flammable or combustible liquids , suc h
as g asoline , or use in areas where they ma y be present.
T his appliance is pro vided with double insulation. Use only
identical re placement par ts . See instr uctions for ser vicing of
Double-Insulated Appliances . Do not v acuum anything that is
bur ning or smoking, suc h as cig arettes , matc hes , or hot ashes .
Do not use without v ac bag or proper attac hments in place .
T his appliance is for household use only .
Sound Pressure
T his unit has a maxim um sound pressure lev el at the operator’ s
ear of 94 dB A, based on measurements of identical mac hines per
Directi v e 98/37/EC .
Sound Power
T his unit has a guaranteed sound po w er lev el of 101 dB A,
based on measurements of identical mac hines per Directi v e
2000/14/EC .
Vibration
T his unit does not ex ceed a hand/ar m vibration lev el of 4.13
m/s
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, based on measurements of identical mac hines per Directi v e
98/37/EC .
© 2005—The Toro® Company
8111 Lyndale Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420
Register at www.Toro.com. Original Instructions (EN)
Printed in the USA.
All Rights Reserved
Waste of Electrical/Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
EU directive 2002/96/EC classies this product as an electrical or electronic tool.
Do Not dispose of this tool as unsorted municipal waste.
Dispose of this tool at a collection or recycling center according to local and national law.
The consumer has an important role in reducing the disposal of waste by returning waste
electronic/electrical tools for recycling.
Recycling avoids the dispersion of hazardous materials into the municipal waste stream.
The crossed-out bin symbol reminds the user not to dispose of this product as unsorted municipal waste.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Safety and Instructional Decals
Important: Safety and instr uction decals ar e located near ar eas of potential danger . R eplace dama ged or lost decals.
108-6447
1. Read the Operator’s Manual .
3. Warning—disconnect the blower
from the power outlet and read the
instructions before servicing or performing
maintenance.
5. Do not dispose of this product as unsorted
municipal waste, use the proper collection
or recycling center according to local and
national law.
2. Electric shock hazard—keep the blower out
of the rain and other wet conditions.
4. Thrown object hazard—wear eye protection.
107-9968
1. Secure the cord in the cord lock as shown.
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Setup
1. Assembling the Blower
1. Install the blo w er tube .
2. Install the inlet co v er to the blo w er housing .
Figure 3
3. Snap the inlet co v er into place to secure it to the blo w er
housing .
Figure 4
Important: Y ou must install the blo w er tube bef or e
installing the inlet co v er because the inlet co v er hooks onto
the blo w er tube. T he blo w er will not r un unless the bottom
inlet co v er is lock ed in place.
2. Converting from Blower to
Vacuum
1. R emo v e the inlet co v er .
Figure 5
T he impeller r otates f or a few seconds after y ou tur n
of f the blo w er and can cut or injur e finger s.
Do not r emo v e the bottom inlet co v er when the motor
is r unning or when the unit is plug ged into a po w er
outlet.
2. R emo v e the blo w er tube .
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3. Install the v acuum tube .
Important: T he v acuum will not r un unless the
v acuum tube is lock ed in place.
4. Install the v acuum bag .
5. Adjust the strap as needed for comfor table operation.
3. Converting from Vacuum
to Blower
1. R emo v e the v acuum bag .
2. R emo v e the v acuum tube .
3. Install the blo w er tube .
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4. Install the inlet co v er .
5. Loc k the inlet co v er in place .
Important: T he blo w er will not r un unless the bottom
inlet co v er is lock ed in place.
Operation
Connecting to a Power Source
Use only an extension cord recommended for outdoor use . Use
T oro’ s Cord Lock System to prev ent the extension cord from
disconnecting from the mac hine .
If y ou do not full y seat the extension cord on the inlet
plug , the loose plug could lead to o v erheating and cause a
fir e, possibl y bur ning y ou or other s.
Ensur e that y ou full y seat the cord on the plug and use the
T or o’ s Cord Lock System to secur e the cord.
Extension Cord Length
Minimum Wire Gage
(A.W.G.)
100 ft
16
150 ft
14
Note: Do not use an extension cord o v er 150 feet.
Figure 15
Important: Check the po w er cord fr equentl y during use
f or holes in the insulation. Do not use a dama ged cord. Do
not r un the cord thr ough standing w ater or w et g rass.
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Starting/Stopping/Adjusting
the Air Speed
Using the Concentrator Nozzle
Accessory
Install the concentrator nozzle into the blo w er tube to help reac h
into nar ro w spaces or to mo v e matted debris off of hard surfaces .
R emo v e the concentrator nozzle when finished.
Using the Blower
T he blo w er is intended for residential use only . Use the blo w er
outdoors to mo v e debris as needed.
T he blo w er can thr o w de bris, possibl y causing serious
per sonal injur y to the operator or bystander s.
Do not blo w hard objects such as nails, bolts, or r ocks.
Do not operate the blo w er near bystander s or pets.
Use extra car e when cleaning de bris fr om stair s or
other tight ar eas.
W ear safety go g g les or other suita ble ey e pr otection,
long pants, and shoes.
Using the Vacuum
T he v acuum can thr o w de bris, possibl y causing serious
per sonal injur y to the operator or bystander s.
Do not operate the v acuum without the ba g installed
or with the ba g zipper open.
Do not v acuum shar p , pointed, or hard objects that
could be thr o wn thr ough the f a bric of the ba g , such as
wir es, staples, nails, or r ocks.
Important: V acuum onl y lea v es and soft items. Hard
items such as sticks, r ocks, acor ns, and pine cones will
dama ge the impeller .
Important: Do not f orce the v acuum tube into a pile of
de bris or hold the tube upright while f orce feeding de bris
into the tube. Either action may clo g and dama ge the
impeller . If the v acuum star ts to vibrate or mak e a bnor mal
noise, stop it, unplug the cord, and check f or the cause.
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Emptying the Bag
Note: T he bag capacity is 52 liters .
1. T ur n off and unplug the v acuum from the po w er source .
2. Empty any debris from the bag .
Do not store debris in the bag . T o clean the bag, tur n it inside
out and shak e out any ex cess debris . Once a year , hand w ash
the bag in soapy w ater and allo w it to air dr y .
Nor mal usa ge of the ba g causes it to w ear and
deteriorate o v er time. A w or n or deteriorated ba g
allo ws small objects to be thr o wn thr ough the ba g ,
possibl y injuring the operator or bystander s.
Check the ba g fr equentl y . If it is w or n or deteriorated,
r eplace it with a gen uine T or o v acuum ba g .
Removing Clogged Debris
from the Impeller
1. T ur n off and unplug the v acuum from the po w er source and
w ait for all mo ving par ts to stop .
2. R emo v e the v acuum tube .
3. R emo v e the debris from impeller blades .
4. Chec k the impeller for any signs of damag e . If it is damag ed,
contact y our A uthorized T oro Dealer .
5. Install the v acuum tube or , if y ou w ant to switc h to blo w er
mode , the bottom inlet co v er . R efer to Con v er ting from
Blo w er to V acuum or Con v er ting from V acuum to Blo w er
for more infor mation.
Storage
Store the blo w er/v acuum and extension cord indoors , in a cool
dr y location, out of reac h of c hildren and animals .
Ensure that the bottom inlet co v er or v acuum tube is loc k ed
in place .
Ensure that the po w er cord is secured in place on the bac k of
the blo w er and that the plug is fully seated.
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Service
T oro has designed this product to gi v e y ou years of trouble free
use . Should it need ser vice , bring the product to y our A uthorized
T oro Ser vice Dealer . Y our T oro Dealer is specially trained to
re pair T oro products and will ensure that y our T oro sta ys All”
T oro .
If y our blo w er fails to r un when y ou tur n it on, consult the
follo wing before contacting y our A uthorized T oro Ser vice Dealer :
Ensure that the bottom inlet co v er or v acuum tube is loc k ed
in place .
Ensure that the po w er cord is secured in place on the bac k of
the blo w er and that the plug is fully seated.
Double-insulated Appliances
In a double-insulated appliance , tw o systems of insulation
are pro vided instead of g rounding . No g rounding means is
pro vided on a double-insulated appliance , nor should a means for
g rounding be added to the appliance . Ser vicing a double-insulated
appliance requires extreme care and kno wledg e of the system,
and should be done only b y the qualified ser vice personnel at
y our A uthorized T oro Ser vice Dealer . R e placement par ts for a
double-insulated appliance m ust be identical to the par ts they
re place . A double-insulated appliance is mark ed with the w ords
"Double Insulation" or "Double Insulated." T he symbol (square
within a square) ma y also be mark ed on the appliance .
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