This cultivator attachment is intended to be used by residential homeowners to cultivate and level soil as well as blend landscape materials, compost, and fertilizer. It is to be used only by adults. It is designed to be used in combination with the Toro Flex-Force Power System 60V MAX Attachment-Capable Power Head Model 51810T. Using this product for purposes other than its intended use could prove dangerous to you and bystanders.

Read this information carefully to learn how to operate and maintain your product properly and to avoid injury and product damage. You are responsible for operating the product properly and safely.

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Whenever you need service, genuine the manufacturer parts, or additional information, contact an Authorized Service Dealer or the manufacturer Customer Service and have the model and serial numbers of your product ready. Figure 1 identifies the location of the model and serial numbers on the product. Write the numbers in the space provided.

Important: With your mobile device, you can scan the QR code (if equipped) on the serial number plate to access warranty, parts, and other product information.


This manual identifies potential hazards and has safety messages identified by the safety-alert symbol (Figure 2), which signals a hazard that may cause serious injury or death if you do not follow the recommended precautions.


This manual uses 2 words to highlight information. Important calls attention to special mechanical information and Note emphasizes general information worthy of special attention.

The Model 51810T Power Head is compatible with a variety of Toro-approved attachments that, when combined, comply with specific standards; see the following table for more detail.

CombinationPower Head ModelAttachment ModelStandard
String Trimmer51810T88716Conforms to UL STD 82Certified to CSA STD C22.2 No. 147
Edger51810T88710Conforms to UL STD 82Certified to CSA STD C22.2 No. 147
Pole Saw51810T88714Conforms to UL STD 82Certified to CSA STD C22.2 No. 147
Cultivator51810T88715Conforms to UL STD 82Certified to CSA STD C22.2 No. 147
Hedge Trimmer51810T88713Conforms to UL STD 62841-4-2Certified to CSA STD C22.2 62841-4-2

For assistance, please see for instructional videos or contact 1-888-384-9939 before returning this product.



Proposition 65 Warning

The power cord on this product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

Use of this product may cause exposure to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.


Read All Instructions

WARNING—When using electric gardening appliances, always read and follow basic safety warnings and instructions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury, including the following:



I. Training

  1. The operator of the machine is responsible for any accidents or hazards occurring to others or their property.

  2. Do not allow children to use or play with the machine, battery pack, or the battery charger; local regulations may restrict the age of the operator.

  3. Do not allow people with reduced physical, sensory, or mental capabilities or without experience and knowledge to use the machine, battery pack, or battery charger unless they receive instruction or supervision on using it safely and understand the hazards involved while using it.

  4. Before using the machine, battery pack, and battery charger, read all the instructions and cautionary markings on these products.

  5. Become familiar with the controls and proper use of the machine, battery pack, and battery charger.

II. Preparation

  1. Keep bystanders and children away from the operating area.

  2. Use only the battery pack specified by Toro. Using other accessories and attachments may increase the risk of injury and fire.

  3. Plugging the battery charger into an outlet that is not 120 V can cause a fire or electric shock. Do not plug the battery charger into an outlet other than 120 V. For a different style of connection, use an attachment plug adapter of the proper configuration for the power outlet if needed.

  4. Do not use a damaged or modified battery pack or battery charger, which may exhibit unpredictable behavior that results in fire, explosion, or risk of injury.

  5. If the supply cord to the battery charger is damaged, contact an Authorized Service Dealer to replace it.

  6. Do not use non-rechargeable batteries.

  7. Charge the battery pack with only the battery charger specified by Toro. A charger suitable for 1 type of battery pack may create a risk of fire when used with another battery pack.

  8. Charge the battery pack in a well-ventilated area only.

  9. Do not expose a battery pack or battery charger to fire or to temperatures higher than 100°C (212°F).

  10. Follow all charging instructions and do not charge the battery pack outside of the temperature range specified in the instructions. Otherwise, you may damage the battery pack and increase the risk of fire.

  11. Do not operate the machine without all guards and other safety protective devices in place and functioning properly on the machine.

  12. Dress properly—Wear appropriate clothing, including eye protection; long pants; substantial, slip-resistant footwear; rubber gloves; and hearing protection. Tie back long hair and do not wear loose clothing or loose jewelry that can get caught in moving parts. Wear a dust mask in dusty operating conditions.

III. Operation

  1. Avoid dangerous environments—Do not use the machine in rain or in damp or wet locations.

  2. Use the proper machine for your application—Using the machine for purposes other an its intended use could prove dangerous to you and bystanders.

  3. Prevent unintentional starting—Ensure that the switch is in the OFF position before connecting to the battery pack and handling the machine. Do not carry the machine with your finger on the switch or energize the machine with the switch in the ON position.

  4. Do not grasp the exposed cutting blades or cutting edges when picking up or holding the machine.

  5. Operate the machine only in daylight or good artificial light.

  6. Remove the battery pack from the machine before adjusting it or changing accessories.

  7. Keep your hands and feet away from the cutting area and all moving parts.

  8. Stop the machine, remove the battery pack from the machine, and wait for all movement to stop before adjusting, servicing, cleaning, or storing the machine.

  9. Remove the battery pack from the machine whenever you leave it unattended.

  10. Do not force the machine—Allow the machine to do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.

  11. Do not overreach—Keep proper footing and balance at all times, especially on slopes. Walk, never run with the machine.

  12. Use extreme caution when reversing or pulling the machine towards you.

  13. Be careful when operating the machine in hard ground. The blades can catch in the ground and propel the machine forward.

  14. If an object becomes lodged in the blades, shut off the machine and remove the battery before removing the object.

  15. Start the motor carefully according to manufacturer instructions and with feet well away from the machine.

  16. Never transport a machine while the motor is running.

  17. Stay alert—Watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating the machine. Do not use the machine while ill, tired, or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  18. Ensure that the ventilation openings are kept clear of debris.

  19. Under abusive conditions, the battery pack may eject liquid; avoid contact. If you accidently come into contact with the liquid, flush with water. If the liquid contacts your eyes, seek medical help. Liquid ejected from the battery pack may cause irritation or burns.

  20. CAUTION—A mistreated battery pack may present a risk of fire or chemical burn. Do not disassemble the battery pack. Do not heat the battery pack above 68°C (154°F) or incinerate it. Replace the battery pack with a genuine Toro battery pack only; using another type of battery pack may cause a fire or explosion. Keep battery packs out of the reach of children and in the original packaging until you are ready to use them.

IV. Maintenance and Storage

  1. Maintain the machine with care—Keep it clean and in good repair for best performance and to reduce the risk of injury. Follow the instructions for lubricating and changing accessories. Keep handles dry, clean, and free from oil and grease.

  2. Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to ensure the machine is in safe working condition.

  3. When the battery pack is not in use, keep it away from metal objects such as paper clips, coins, keys, nails, and screws that can make a connection from 1 terminal to another. Shorting the battery terminals may cause burns or a fire.

  4. Keep your hands and feet away from moving parts.

  5. Stop the machine, remove the battery pack from the machine, and wait for all movement to stop before adjusting, servicing, cleaning, or storing the machine.

  6. Check the machine for damaged parts—If there are damaged guards or other parts, determine whether it will operate properly. Check for misaligned and binding moving parts, broken parts, mounting, and any other condition that may affect its operation. Unless indicated in the instructions, have an Authorized Service Dealer repair or replace a damaged guard or part.

  7. If the blade becomes worn, bent, or damaged, replace it; contact an authorized Toro distributor.

  8. Do not replace the existing non-metallic cutting means on the machine with a metallic cutting means.

  9. Do not attempt to service or repair the machine, battery pack, or battery charger except as indicated in the instructions. Have an Authorized Service Dealer perform service using identical replacement parts to ensure that the product is safely maintained.

  10. Store an idle machine indoors in a place that is dry, secure, and out of the reach of children.

  11. Do not dispose of the battery in a fire. The cell may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions.



Safety and Instructional Decals


Safety decals and instructions are easily visible to the operator and are located near any area of potential danger. Replace any decal that is damaged or missing.



Connecting the Attachment to the Power Head

  1. Install the square shaft of the attachment into the square shaft of the power head (A of Figure 3).

  2. Align the locking button on the lower shaft with the slotted hole on the upper shaft and slide the 2 shafts together (B and C of Figure 3).

  3. The locking button clicks into the slotted hole when the shafts are secured (C of Figure 3).

  4. Using the screw-handle, tighten the screw on the shaft connector until it is secure (D of Figure 3).


Product Overview

Model88715, attaches to 51810T
Blade Size25.4 cm (10 inches)
Tilling Width24.5 cm (10 inches)
Weight8.6 kg (19.0 lbs)

Appropriate Temperature Ranges

Charge/store the battery pack at5°C (41°F) to 40°C (104°F)*
Use the battery pack at-30°C (-22°F) to 49°C (120°F)*
Use the machine at0°C (32°F) to 49°C (120°F)*

*Charging time will increase if you do not charge the battery pack within this range.

Store the machine, battery pack, and battery charger in an enclosed clean, dry area.


Starting the Attachment

  1. Ensure that the vents on the attachment, power head, and battery are clear of any dust and debris.

  2. Align the cavity in the battery pack with the tongue on the handle housing (Figure 5).

  3. Push the battery pack into the handle until the battery locks into the latch.

  4. To start the attachment, press the lockout button, then squeeze the run trigger (Figure 6).

    Note: Slide the variable-speed switch to change the speed of the attachment.


Shutting Off the Cultivator

To shut off the cultivator, release the run trigger (Figure 6). Allow at least 5 seconds for the blades to stop moving.

Whenever you are not using the cultivator or are transporting the cultivator to or from the work area, remove the battery pack.

Removing the Battery Pack from the Power Head

Press the battery latch on the machine to release the battery pack and slide the battery pack out of the machine (Figure 7).


Removing the Attachment from the Power Head

  1. Ensure that the battery pack is removed from the power head; refer to Removing the Battery Pack from the Power Head.

  2. Loosen the screw-handle on the shaft connector (Figure 3).

  3. Press the locking button down while pulling the 2 shafts apart (Figure 3).

Operating Tips

  • Hold the cultivator with your right hand on the rear handle and your left hand on the front handle.

  • Keep a firm grip with both hands while in operation.

  • The cultivator should be held at a comfortable position with the rear handle at about hip height.

  • Inspect the area where you will use the cultivator and remove all objects such as large rocks, trash, and branches before cultivating to prevent equipment damage.

  • Always begin cultivating with the slowest speed possible. Increase the speed if conditions permit.

  • Do not place excessive body weight on the cultivator. Use the weight of the machine to cultivate more efficiently.


After each use of the cultivator, complete the following:

  1. Remove the battery from the cultivator.

  2. Wipe the cultivator clean with a damp cloth. Do not hose the cultivator down or submerge it in water.

  3. Wipe or scrape clean the cutting head area any time there is an accumulation of debris.

  4. Check and tighten all fasteners. If any part is damaged or lost, repair or replace it.

  5. Brush debris away from air intake vents and exhaust on motor housing to prevent the motor from overheating.


Important: Store the tool, battery pack, and charger only in temperatures that are within the appropriate range; refer to Specifications.

Important: If you are storing the battery pack for the off-season, remove the battery pack from the tool and charge the battery pack until 2 or 3 LED indicators turn green on the battery. Do not store a fully charged or fully depleted battery. When you are ready to use the tool again, charge the battery pack until the left indicator light turns green on the charger or all 4 LED indicators turn green on the battery.

  • Disconnect the product from the power supply (i.e., remove the plug from the power supply or the battery pack) and check for damage after use.

  • Do not store the tool with the battery pack installed.

  • Clean all foreign material from the product.

  • When not in use, store the tool, battery pack, and battery charger out of the reach of children.

  • Keep the tool, battery pack, and battery charger away from corrosive agents, such as garden chemicals and de-icing salts.

  • To reduce the risk of serious personal injury, do not store the battery pack outside or in vehicles.

  • Store the tool, battery pack, and battery charger in an enclosed clean, dry area.

Preparing the Battery Pack for Recycling

Important: Upon removal, cover the terminals of the battery pack with heavy-duty adhesive tape. Do not attempt to destroy or disassemble the battery pack or remove any of its components.


Lithium-ion battery packs labeled with the Call2Recycle seal can be recycled at any participating retailer or battery recycling facility in the Call2Recycle program (US and Canada only). To locate a participating retailer or facility closest to you, please call 1-800-822-8837 or visit If you cannot locate a participating retailer or facility nearby, or if your rechargeable battery is not labeled with the Call2Recycle seal, please contact your local municipality for more information on how to responsibly recycle the battery. If you are located outside of the US and Canada, please contact your authorized Toro distributor.


Perform only the steps described in these instructions. All further inspection, maintenance, and repair work must be performed by an authorized service center or a similarly qualified specialist if you cannot solve the problem yourself.

ProblemPossible CauseCorrective Action
The tool does not start.
  1. The battery is not fully installed in the tool.
  2. The battery pack is not charged.
  3. The battery pack is damaged.
  4. There is another electrical problem with the tool.
  1. Remove and then replace the battery into the tool, making sure that it is fully installed and latched.
  2. Remove the battery pack from the tool and charge it.
  3. Replace the battery pack.
  4. Contact an Authorized Service Dealer.
The tool does not reach full power.
  1. The battery pack charge capacity is too low.
  2. The air vents are blocked.
  1. Remove the battery pack from the tool and fully charge the battery pack.
  2. Clean the air vents.
The tool is producing excessive vibration or noise.
  1. There is debris on the cutting head of the edger.
  2. The blade is not properly tightened.
  1. Clean any debris off from the cutting head area.
  2. Tighten the blade.
The cultivator stops during use.
  1. The depth is too low.
  2. Walking or cultivating too fast.
  1. Raise the cultivator.
  2. Slow your pace so the machine can work effectively.
The battery pack loses charge quickly.
  1. The battery pack is over or under the appropriate temperature range.
  1. Move the battery pack to a place where it is dry and the temperature is between 5°C (41°F) and 40°C (104°F).
The tool does not run or run continuously.
  1. There is moisture on the leads of the battery pack.
  2. The battery is not fully installed into the tool.
  1. Allow the battery pack to dry or wipe it dry.
  2. Remove and then replace the battery into the tool making sure that it is fully installed and latched.