Replacing the filters
The filters should be replaced every 6 to
9 months and whenever worn or damaged.
Replacement filters are available from
your Black & Decker dealer (cat. no. VF30).
Remove the old filters as described
Fit the new filters as described above.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product
must not be disposed of with
normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your
Black & Decker product needs
replacement, or if it is of no further use
to you, do not dispose of it with
household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used
products and packaging allows
materials to be recycled and
used again. Re-use of recycled
materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and
reduces the demand for raw
Local regulations may provide for
separate collection of electrical products
from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you
purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the
collection and recycling of Black & Decker
products once they have reached the end
of their working life. To take advantage
of this service please return your product
to any authorised repair agent who will
collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your
nearest authorised repair agent by
contacting your local Black & Decker
office at the address indicated in this
manual. Alternatively, a list of authorised
Black & Decker repair agents and full
details of our after-sales service and
contacts are available on the Internet at:
Battery (fig. G & H)
If you want to dispose of the product
yourself, the battery must be removed as
described below and disposed of in
accordance with local regulations.
Warning! Disconnect the appliance from
the power supply before removing the
Preferably discharge the battery by
operating the appliance until the
Remove the dust bowl (3).
Using a flat-blade screwdriver, push
the battery cover (12) in at the notch
above the charger connector (9), so
that it unclips and can be removed.
Take hold of the battery casing to
pull the battery out of the appliance.
Place the battery in suitable
packaging to ensure that the
terminals cannot be short-circuited.
Take the battery to your service
agent or a local recycling station.
Warning! Once removed, the battery
cannot be refitted.