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Maintenance; Protecting The Environment - Black & Decker BV1400 User Manual

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Push the hose connector (19) over the end of the blower
connector (7) and make sure that it is a good fit.
To disconnect the hose pull the hose connector (19)
from the blower connector (7).
Storing the appliance
Warning! When storing the appliance, switch the appliance
off and unplug it.
Place the appliance in an upright position.
Store the appliance in a dry location. The appliance can
be carried by the handle (6).


Your Black & Decker appliance has been designed to
operate over a long period of time with a minimum of
maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation depends
upon proper tool care and regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance or cleaning
on the appliance, unplug the appliance.
From time to time wipe the appliance with a damp cloth.
Do not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner. Do
not immerse the appliance in water.
Replacing the paper dust bag (fig. C)
The paper dust bag (15) must be replaced regularly.
Remove the lid (12) as previously described.
Carefully pull the cardboard flange (16) of the paper
dust bag (15) from the hose inlet (17).
Dispose of the paper dust bag (15) in normal household
Wipe the inside of the container with a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Fit a replacement dust bag as previously described.
Cleaning the motor filter (fig. I)
The motor filter (21) prevents particles and larger objects
from entering the motor housing.
The motor filter (21) is re-usable and should be cleaned
Remove the lid (12) as previously described.
Carefully slide the motor filter (21) from the four locating
pins (22).
Brush any loose dust off the filter.
Replace the motor filter (21) onto the four locating
pins (22).
Replace the lid (12).
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
Safely dispose of the old plug.
Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality
plugs. Recommended fuse: 13A.

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 materials.
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: