carrying the tool. Carrying power tools with your nger on
the switch or charging power tools with the switch ON can
lead to accidents.
4. Remove any adjusting key or wrench before starting
the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to
a rotating part of the power tool may result in personal
5. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. This enables better control of the power tool in
6. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry.
Dangling articles such as these can become caught
in moving parts. Using rubber gloves and substantial
footwear is recommended when working outdoors. Wear
a protective hair covering to contain long hair.
7. Use dust-reducing equipment (e.g. dust masks) when
available. Using these devices can greatly reduce
Power Tool Use and Care
1. Do not force the appliance. It will do the job better with
less likelihood of injury if it is used at the rate for which it
2. Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn
it on and o. Any power tool that cannot be controlled by
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
3. Disconnect the battery pack from the power tool
before making any adjustments, changing accessories
or storing the power tool. Such preventative safety
measures reduce the risk of starting the power tool
4. Store idle appliances indoors. When not in use,
appliances should be stored indoors in a dry and high or
locked-up place out of the reach of children.
5. Maintain appliance with care. Check for misalignment or
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other
condition that may aect the power tool's operation. If
damaged, have the power tool repaired before use. Many
accidents are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
6. Keep cutting blades sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting blades with sharp edges are less likely
to bind and are easier to control.
7. Use the power tool and accessories in accordance
with these instructions and in the manner intended
for the particular use of the power tool, taking into
account the working conditions and the work to be
performed. Using the power tool for operations dierent
from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
8. Keep all parts of the body away from the cutter blade.
Do not remove cut material or hold material to be cut
when blades are moving. Make sure the switch is o when
clearing jammed material. A moment of inattention while
operating the product may result in serious personal injury.
9. Carry the product by the handle with the cutter blade
stopped. When transporting or storing the product always
t the cutting device cover. Proper handling of the product
will reduce possible personal injury from the cutter blades.
10. Hold the power tool by insulated gripping surfaces
only, because the cutter blade may contact hidden wiring.
Cutter blades contacting a "live" wire may make exposed
metal parts of the power tool "live" and could give the
operator an electric shock.
11. Check the hedge for foreign objects before operation,
e.g. wire fences. Take care that the cutting device does
not come into contact with wire or other metal objects.
12. Hold the product properly, e.g. with both hands if two
handles are provided. Loss of control can cause personal
1. If your power tool requires service, contact an
authorized Snow Joe
+ Sun Joe
dealer or call the
+ Sun Joe
customer service center at
1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563). Only identical
replacement parts should be utilized for repairs. This will
ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
2. If the battery charger cable is damaged, it must be
immediately replaced to avoid a hazard. Contact the
+ Sun Joe
customer service center at
1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563) for assistance.
Battery Safety Warnings
This manual contains important safety and operating
instructions for your battery and charger.
1. Before using the charging, thoroughly read all instructions
and cautionary markings on the charger, the telescoping
pole, and the cordless grass shear + hedge trimmer.
mWARNING! If the grass shear + hedge trimmer housing
is cracked or damaged, do not insert the charging adaptor into
the power tool or plug the power tool into the mains outlet.
There is a danger of electric shock or electrocution.
2. This charger is ONLY intended to charge this rechargeable
battery. Any other use poses a risk of re, electric shock
3. Do not place any object on top of the charger or place
the charger on a soft surface that may result in excessive
internal heat. Keep the charger away from any heat
4. To reduce the risk of damaging the electric plug and
cord, pull the plug, not the cord, when disconnecting the
charger from the electric outlet.
5. Make sure the battery charging cable is located in a safe
place so that it will not be stepped on, tripped over or
otherwise subjected to damage or stress.