Clean the pre-filter (19) by lightly shaking over a
Refit the pre-filter (19).
Close the transparent door (7) and make sure that it
clicks into place.
Warning! Do not, under any circumstances, rinse out the
Warning! Do not immerse the appliance in water. A damp
cloth and soapy water should be used to clean the exterior
of the appliance. Always make sure that the appliance is
completely dry before re-use or storing.
Cleaning the fine particulate filter (fig. E)
The fine particulate filter (20) prevents particles and larger
objects from entering the motor housing.
The filter (20) is re-usable and should be cleaned regularly.
Remove the pre-filter (19) from the appliance as
Remove the fine particulate filter (20) by pulling firmly.
Tap the filter vigorously to remove loose dust from the
If necessary, wash the filter in warm, soapy water.
Make sure that the filters are dry.
Refit the fine particulate filter (20) on to the appliance.
Refit the pre-filter (19) as described above.
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. PD10):
Remove the old filters as described above.
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 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: www.2helpU.com.
Black & Decker batteries can be recharged many
times. At the end of their useful life, discard batteries
with due care for our environment.:
If you want to dispose of the product yourself, the batteries
must be removed as described below and disposed of in
accordance with local regulations.
Discharge the battery by operating the appliance until
the motor stops.
Invert the appliance to get access to the screws that
attach the base (fig. F).
Remove the 8 screws (21).
Remove the base.
Disconnect the 3-pin connector.
Place the battery in suitable packaging to ensure that
the terminals cannot be short-circuited.
NiCd batteries are recycla ble. Take them to any
authorised repair agent or a local recycling station.