This product is a hand held electric blower and vacuum. It is intended for residential use for blowing dirt, debris, and loose materials and for vacuuming light organic matter, such as grass and leaves. It is not intended for use in enclosed or highly dusty areas, for starting fires, or for vacuuming hard objects. Product Weight: 10.5 lb (4.8 kg)

This product complies with all relevant European directives, for details please see the separate product specific Declaration of Conformity (DOC) sheet.

Safety

To ensure maximum safety, best performance, and to gain knowledge of the appliance, it is essential that you or any other operator of the appliance read and understand the contents of this manual before operating the appliance. Pay particular attention to the safety–alert symbol Graphic which means CAUTION, WARNING or DANGER-personal safety instruction. Read and understand the instruction because it has to do with safety. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury, risk or fire, or electrical shock.

Important: This appliance is for household use only.

Training

  • Read the instructions carefully. Be familiar with the controls and the proper use of the appliance.

  • Never allow children to use the appliance.

  • Never allow people unfamiliar with these instructions to use the appliance. Local regulations may restrict the age of the operator.

  • Never operate the appliance 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.

Preparation

  • While operating the appliance, always wear substantial footwear and long trousers.

  • Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry that can be drawn into the air inlet (refer to the following figure). Keep long hair away from the air inlets.

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  • Wear protective goggles and hearing protection while operating.

  • To prevent dust irritation, wear a face mask.

  • Before using, check the supply and extension cord for signs of damage and aging. Do not use the appliance if the cord is damaged or worn.

  • Never operate the appliance with defective guards or shields, or without safety devices in place, such as the vacuum bag/vacuum tube or blower tube/inlet cover.

  • Only use a CE approved, weather proof extension cord fitted with the proper plug for your location, according to local ordinances.

Operation

  • Do not use the appliance on wet surfaces. Do not expose it to rain. Store it indoors.

  • Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.

  • Always direct the cord to the rear away from the appliance.

  • If a cord becomes damaged during use, disconnect the supply cord from the mains immediately. Do not touch the cord before disconnecting the supply.

  • Do not carry the appliance by the cord, use the cord as a handle, close a door on the cord, or pull the cord around sharp edges or corners. Keep the cord away from heated surfaces.

  • Turn off all controls before unplugging.

  • Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.

  • Disconnect the appliance from the power source as follows:

    • Whenever you leave the machine

    • Before clearing a blockage

    • Before checking, cleaning, or working on the appliance

    • If the appliance starts to vibrate abnormally

  • Operate the appliance only in daylight or in good artificial light.

  • Do not overreach and keep your balance at all times.

  • Always be sure of your footing on slopes.

  • Walk, never run.

  • Keep all cooling air inlets clear of debris. Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked.

  • Never blow debris in the direction of bystanders.

  • Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.

  • Do not use to vacuum up flammable or combustible liquids, such as gasoline, or use in areas where they may be present.

  • Do not vacuum anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.

  • This appliance is provided with double insulation (i.e., Class 2 device). Use only identical replacement parts. See instructions for servicing of Double-Insulated (Class 2) appliances.

  • Lightning can cause severe injury or death. If lightning is seen or thunder is heard in the area, do not operate the machine; seek shelter.

Maintenance and Storage

  • Keep all nuts, bolts, and screws tight to be sure the appliance is in safe working condition.

  • Check the vacuum bag frequently for wear or deterioration.

  • Replace worn or damaged parts.

  • If appliance is not working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return it to a service dealer.

  • Use only genuine replacement parts and accessories.

  • Store the appliance in a dry place.

Sound Pressure

This unit has a sound pressure level at the operator’s ear of 93 dBA, which includes an Uncertainty Value (K) of 1 dBA.

Sound pressure level was determined according to the procedures outlined in EN ISO 11201.

Sound Power

This unit has a guaranteed sound power level of 102 dBA, which includes an Uncertainty Value (K) of 1 dBA.

Sound power level was determined according to the procedures outlined in ISO 11094.

Vibration

  • Measured vibration level = 2.4 m/s2

  • Uncertainty Value (K) = 1.0 m/s2

Measured values were determined according to the procedures outlined in EN ISO 20643.

Waste of Electrical/Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

Graphic EU directive 2002/96/EC classifies 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.

Safety and Instructional Decals

Important: Safety and instruction decals are located near areas of potential danger. Replace damaged or missing decals.

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Setup

Assembling the Blower

Parts needed for this procedure:

Blower tube1
Inlet cover1

Install the blower tube and the bottom inlet cover.

Important: The motor should not run unless the bottom inlet cover is locked in place.

Note: If the motor runs without the bottom inlet cover in place, do not use the appliance. Return it to an Authorized Service Dealer.

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Converting from Blower to Vacuum

Parts needed for this procedure:

Vacuum tube1
Vacuum bag1

Warning

The impeller rotates for a few seconds after you turn off the appliance and can cut or injure fingers.

Do not remove the bottom inlet cover when the motor is running or when the appliance is plugged into a power outlet.

  1. Remove the bottom inlet cover and the blower tube.

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  2. Install the vacuum tube and secure it with the supplied fastener.

    Important: The motor should not run unless the vacuum tube is locked in place.

    Note: If the motor runs without the vacuum tube in place, do not use the appliance. Return it to an Authorized Service Dealer.

    Note: You may need to push the connector firmly to ensure that it seats all the way into the vacuum tube.

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  3. Install the vacuum bag.

  4. Adjust the bag strap as needed for comfortable operation.

Converting from Vacuum to Blower

Parts needed for this procedure:

Blower tube1
Inlet cover1
  1. Remove the vacuum bag and the vacuum tube.

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  2. Install the blower tube and the bottom inlet cover.

    Important: The motor should not run unless the bottom inlet cover is locked in place.

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    Note: If the motor runs without the bottom inlet cover in place, do not use the appliance. Return it to and Authorized Service Dealer.

Operation

Important: This appliance is intended for outdoor, residential use only. Do not use it indoors or for commercial or industrial purposes.

Connecting to a Power Source

The power supply you use with this appliance should be a residential current device (RCD) with a tripping current of not more than 30 mA. Use only a CE approved extension cord recommended for outdoor use. Do not change the appliance or extension cord plug in any way.

Warning

If you do not fully seat the extension cord on the inlet plug, or if the plug and cord do not fit firmly, the loose plug could lead to overheating and cause a fire, possibly burning you or others.

  • Ensure that you fully seat the cord on the plug.

  • Check the connection regularly to ensure that the cord is firmly attached.

  • Do not use a worn-out or loose extension cord.

Extension Cord LengthMinimum Wire Gage
30 m1.0 mm2
45 m2.0 mm2

Note: Do not use an extension cord over 45 m.

Important: Check the extension cord frequently during use for holes or cracks in the insulation. Do not use a damaged cord. Do not run the cord through standing water or wet grass.

Secure the extension cord to the appliance using the molded in cord-lock feature.

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Starting/Stopping/Adjusting the Air Speed

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Using the Concentrator Nozzle Accessory

Install the power and concentrator nozzles into the blower tube to help reach into narrow spaces or to remove matted debris from hard surfaces.

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Using the Oscillator Nozzle Accessory

Install the oscillator nozzle onto the blower tube to save time clearing hardscapes. It automatically sweeps the back-and-forth, creating a wider blowing path with less side-to-side wrist movement.

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Note: Remove the oscillator nozzle before using the cord wrap to store the blower.

Using the Appliance as a Blower

The appliance is intended for residential use only. Use it outdoors to move debris as needed.

Warning

Using the appliance as a blower can throw debris, possibly causing serious personal injury to you or bystanders.

  • Do not blow hard objects such as nails, bolts, or rocks.

  • Do not operate the blower near bystanders or pets.

  • Use extra care when cleaning debris from stairs or other tight areas.

  • Wear safety goggles or other suitable eye protection, long pants, and shoes.

Using the Appliance as a Vacuum

The appliance used as a vacuum is intended for residential use only. Use it outdoors to collect debris as needed.

Warning

Using the appliance as a vacuum can throw debris, possibly causing serious personal injury to you or bystanders.

  • Do not operate the vacuum without the bag installed or with the bag zipper open.

  • Do not vacuum sharp, pointed, or hard objects that could be thrown through the fabric of the bag, such as wires, staples, nails, or rocks.

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Important: Vacuum only leaves and soft items. Hard items such as sticks, rocks, acorns, and pine cones will damage the impeller.

Important: Do not force the vacuum tube into a pile of debris or hold the tube upright while force feeding debris into the tube. Either action may clog and damage the impeller. If the vacuum starts to vibrate or make abnormal noise, stop it, unplug the cord, and check for the cause.

Emptying the Bag

  1. Turn off the appliance and unplug it from the power source.

  2. Empty any debris from the bag.

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    Do not store debris in the bag. To clean the bag, turn it inside out and shake out any excess debris. Once a year, hand wash the bag in soapy water and allow it to air dry.

    Danger

    Normal usage of the bag causes it to wear and deteriorate over time. A worn or deteriorated bag allows small objects to be thrown through the bag, possibly injuring you or bystanders.

    Check the bag frequently. If it is worn or deteriorated, replace it with a genuine Toro vacuum bag.

Removing Clogged Debris from the Impeller

  1. Turn off and unplug the appliance from the power source and wait for all moving parts to stop.

  2. Remove the vacuum tube then remove the debris from impeller blades.

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  3. Check the impeller for any signs of damage. If it is damaged, contact your Authorized Toro Dealer.

  4. Install the vacuum tube or, if you want to switch to blower mode, the bottom inlet cover. Refer to Converting from Blower to Vacuum or Converting from Vacuum to Blower for more information.

Service

Toro has designed this product to give you years of trouble free use. Should it need service, bring the product to your Authorized Service Dealer.

Double-insulated (Class 2) Appliances

In a double-insulated (Class 2) appliance, two systems of insulation are provided instead of grounding. No grounding means is provided on a double-insulated (Class 2) appliance, nor should a means for grounding be added to the appliance. Servicing a double-insulated (Class 2) appliance requires extreme care and knowledge of the system, and should be done only by the qualified service personnel at your Authorized Toro Service Dealer. Replacement parts for a double-insulated (Class 2) appliance must be identical to the parts they replace. A double-insulated (Class 2) appliance is marked with the symbol (square within a square) Graphic.

Storage

Store the appliance and extension cord indoors, in a cool dry location, out of reach of children and animals.

Troubleshooting

  • Ensure that the bottom inlet cover or vacuum tube is locked in place.

  • Ensure that the power cord is secured in place on the back of the appliance and that the plug is fully seated.