Makita XRU02Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Line Trimmer (Tool Only)

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Makita XRU02Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Line Trimmer (Tool Only) Makita Model: mktnxru02z
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Product Features & specs :

Makita XRU02Z 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Line Trimmer (Tool Only)

18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Line Trimmer (Tool Only)
  • 18V LXT delivers instant start-Up, with up to 45 minute runtime on a single charge.
  • Makita-built motor delivers 7,800 RPM for faster cutting speed and performance
  • Ergonomic design is well balanced with less weight (only 6.4 lbs. with battery, sold separately)
  • Compact size is ideal for trimming and precise edging
  • Telescoping shaft allows the user to adjust the length of the tool from 48-1/2 in. to 56-1/2 in. for an optimum cutting position
  • Adjustable 5-position pivoting head enables the user to adjust cutting angle when trimming in tight spaces
  • 180 degree rotating head allows the user to easily convert from trimmer to edger with a 10-1/4 in. cutting width
  • Instant start up. Simply load an 18V LXT battery and the tool is ready to use
  • Zero emissions and reduced maintenance, with no need to for gas or oil
  • Easy-loading bump and feed trimmer head for increased user convenience
What’s Included:
  • 18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion Line Trimmer (Tool Only) - LXRU02Z
  • Owner's Manual
  • Battery and Charger Sold Separately
Power Source
UL Safety
CSA Safety
Wifi compatibility
Batteries Included
Battery Type
Starter Type
Case Included
Speed Settings
No-Load Speed (SPM)
Bluetooth Compatibility
Motor Type
Handle Type
Wrap Around
Blade Construction
Charger Included
ETL Safety
13.27 in.
5.2 in.
19.13 in.
6.4 lbs.
Warranty Term
3 Year

Reviews :

4.7 / 5.0
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Works gr8, single string is fine.i let grass go too long.Ddoooh my fault,but wasn't pydd.battery was ok but have old 3.0s again my ddooh! For the price excellent, beats Rubio hands down!
June 24, 2019
Thank you
Thank you, thank you , thank you. We have Makita tools and this is an excellent addition. It is so light weight, works great.
July 6, 2018
Tool OK, but...
The trimmer arrived with the string spool loose in the box, looking like a clear nylon bird's nest, and no instruction/owner's manual. Rewound the string and installed the spool as it SEEMED it was supposed to go. Put in a battery, fired it up, and it made popping noises like a string of firecrackers, while shooting out tiny (and painful!) shrapnel. Hmmmm... Upon closer examination- and downloading the instruction manual & parts list- the spool assembly was missing a critical spring. Without the spring, the spool keeps feeding line, cutting it to length, and firing it out like tiny bullets. Makita sent a replacement spring and now it works fine.
June 10, 2018
Would you recommend this product?
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Battery Longevity (if applicable)
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Small Projects
Another good Makita product!
I was somewhat concerned with the single string design of the head, thinking that the dual string heads would do a better job, the single is just fine of our use - general yard trimming. Battery life is significantly better than the previous other brand cordless trimmer we had, but you do need to get closer to the work than with more powerful trimmers. Overall, it does exactly what we hoped, work as designed and last long enough to trim the average 0.25 Acre suburban yard!
May 28, 2018
over 2 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Woks Fine
Not a powerhouse trimmer, but for what it is it works just fine. For doing the bit of weeds and tall grass around the edges of the property after mowing and maybe a small patch that the mower can't reach, but this isn't meant for clearing a swath of overgrowth that's been ignored for weeks or months, so don't expect it to do that unless you're prepared to spend a lot of time and energy doing it with the wrong tool. As long as it lasts for at least 5 years I'll be okay with it. It came with extra line which should last me as along as I own it.

I primarily purchased this because I already have batteries that fit it. If you don't already have your own batteries then you'd be better off getting something else for this price. Even then, getting one with a battery would be worth it if there's other tools you need because the amount of options for the Makita 18V system is just incredible.
June 3, 2017
Nice cordless trimmer
Nice tool for my small yard. I primarily use it to trim around the edge of my 1,500 sq. feet lawn. I have a bunch of Makita cordless tools and this fits right in. Plus, it should last for ever as it is a Makita.
May 3, 2017
Would you recommend this product?
Love it
Love how easy this is to use! Lightweight but it sure takes care of those weeds around my flower beds. Love it.
June 17, 2016
Would you recommend this product?
It woks!
No gas to mix!
May 20, 2016
Would you recommend this product?
Great for small yards
I was in need of a string trimmer, borrowing the neighbors was getting old. I did however learn that I didn't want a corded one. I was looking into a 2 stroke one, after talking it over with the wife, she expressed the concern about being able to start one, and that a electric one might be better for her to use when I go on deployments. I already had a Makita cordless drill/batteries and decided that would be the best way to go. As it turns out I made the right decision, the head is easy to fill with line, and install. The trimmer is very light weight. For the size of my small backyard, this fits the bill perfectly.
May 20, 2016
Would you recommend this product?
wish I would have bought this years ago
after watching my husband mess around attempting to fix our missed-gas Toro (as my yard continued to look shabbier and shabbier) I bought this in secret since he already had the Makita charger. It is so easy to use, light, and effective even he could not argue with my choice. We donated the Toro even after he fixed it.
October 7, 2015

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What model battery(s) is needed for this tool. I can't find that information on the website. It should be plainly stated. I know there are different models of 18V Lithium ion batteries.
Richard the Handyman on May 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This tool can use battery models BL1815 and BL1830
Where can I get battery, one is not included. Went to Home Depot and battery and charger was $99
Tony on Apr 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Can be ordered through CPO best to purchase a multi tool combo like Drill, Saw & battery / charger. Great tools & value in the LXT line up I have many & like them all. The battery's work in all the LXT tools. If you want to save more look for sales, specials or recon deals. I gave away all my corded tools because of how happy I am with LXT.
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My trimmer bottom plate has broken. This also takes the cutter for the string away. Can I buy the bottom plate for the trimmer?
Jack M on Oct 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Your question will be best answered by the manufacturer, who can provide you with the part replacement information. The number to reach the technician is 1-800-462-5482.
Is it available in brushless motor?
A shopper on Dec 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Makita has three brushless motor trimmers available.

1. Model XRU09P2 - will include two batteries and the charger.

2. Model XRU11M1 - will include one battery and charger.

3. Model XRU08Z - will be the Bare Tool item only, no battery or charger.
Does anybody know if a "prewound" spool exists for this? I know the string diameter is 0.065. Winding loose string is a pain!


pgde on Feb 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Bump and feed trimmer head model 123235-7.


Warranty Information

Makita LXT Lithium-ion Tool Warranty

Every Makita® Lithium‐Ion Power Tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita Lithium‐Ion tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide, at Makita's option, a replacement or refund. Each Makita Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during the three‐year period for the Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, return the COMPLETE Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers.

If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material, Makita will repair (or at our option, replace) without charge. This warranty does not apply to Makita Accessories, like flashlights.

This Warranty does not apply where:

  • Repairs have been made or attempted by others
  • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear
  • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained
  • Alterations have been made to the tool

  • In no event shall Makita be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages from the sale or use of the product. This disclaimer applies to both during and after the term of this warranty. Makita disclaims liability for any implied warranties, including implied warranties of "merchantability" and "fitness" for a specific purpose, after the three-year term of this warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you many also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.