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Troubleshooting; Specifications - Black & Decker VEC158BD Instruction Manual

Twin-beam spotlight 3,000,000 power series corded cordless rechargeable
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12 Volt DC Power/Charging Cord Plug Fuse Replacement
The fuse in the plug end of the 12 Volt DC Power/Charging Cord protects the cord's charging circuit.
If the 120 Volt AC Charger operates, but the DC Power/Charging Cord does not, then this fuse may be
opened (blown).
To replace the fuse:
1. Unscrew the end cap of the DC plug (counterclockwise).
2. Remove spring center contact and fuse.
3. Check fuse with a continuity checker.
4. If blown, locate a replacement 8 amp/250 volt fuse.
5. Replace the fuse, spring, contact and end cap.
6. Screw end cap clockwise until it is finger tight – DO NOT OVER-TIGHTEN.
7. Test for proper operation of the 12 Volt DC Power/Charging Cord.
Battery replacement/disposal
The battery should last the service life of the unit. Service life is dependent on a number of factors
including but not limited to the number of recharge cycles, and proper care and maintenance of the
battery by the end user. Contact manufacturer for any information you may need.
Contains a maintenance-free, sealed, non-spillable, lead acid battery, which must be
disposed of properly. Recycling is required. Failure to comply with local, state and federal
regulations can result in fines, or imprisonment. Contact your local waste management
authority to dispose of this product.
• Do not dispose of the battery in fire as this may result in an explosion.
• Before disposing of the battery, protect exposed terminals with heavy-duty electrical tape to prevent
shorting (shorting can result in injury or fire).
• Do not expose battery to fire or intense heat as it may explode.


Charging Issues
No battery status indicator
1. Check connection to the 120 Volt AC Charger.
LEDs light when charging.
2. Check connection to AC power source.
3. Confirm there is a functioning AC current.
4. The battery status indicator LEDs do not light when using the 12 Volt
DC charging method.
Operating Issues
The Area Light is
SINGLE or TWIN must be selected on the Light Mode Switch and the
operating, but the
Trigger depressed to operate the Spotlight.
Spotlight is not.
The Spotlight will not operate while charging using the 120 volt AC
method. Be sure all extension cords are disconnected from the AC
charger before Spotlight use. (The Spotlight can be operated while
charging using the 12 volt DC method.)
If you suspect the bulb is blown, check the filament. If the filament is
coiled and unbroken, the bulb is not blown. If bulb is blown, replace it.
None of the lights are
The battery may be completely discharged. Charge the unit following the
directions in this manual.
If the Spotlight does not operate after recharging as directed, contact
Technical Support toll-free at 1-877-571-2391.
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Recommended accessories for use with this unit may be available from the manufacturer. If you need
assistance regarding accessories, please contact manufacturer at 1-877-571-2391.
WARNING: The use of any accessory not recommended for use with this unit could be hazardous.
Whether you need technical advice, repair, or genuine factory replacement parts, contact the
manufacturer at 1-877-571-2391.
The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for a period
of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of retail purchase by the original end-user purchaser ("Warranty
If there is a defect and a valid claim is received within the Warranty Period, the defective product can
be replaced or repaired in the following ways: (1) Return the product to the manufacturer for repair or
replacement at manufacturer's option. Proof of purchase may be required by manufacturer. (2) Return
the product to the retailer where product was purchased for an exchange (provided that the store is a
participating retailer). Returns to retailer should be made within the time period of the retailer's return
policy for exchanges only (usually 30 to 90 days after the sale). Proof of purchase may be required.
Please check with the retailer for their specific return policy regarding returns that are beyond the time
set for exchanges.
This warranty does not apply to accessories, bulbs, fuses and batteries; defects resulting from normal
wear and tear, accidents; damages sustained during shipping; alterations; unauthorized use or repair;
neglect, misuse, abuse; and failure to follow instructions for care and maintenance for the product.
This warranty gives you, the original retail purchaser, specific legal rights and you may have other
rights which vary from state to state or province to province. This product is not intended for
commercial use.
Please complete the Product Registration Card and return within 30 days from purchase of the
product to: Baccus Global LLC, 595 S. Federal Highway, Suite 210, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Baccus
Global LLC, toll-free number: (877) 571-2391.
FREE WARNING LABEL REPLACEMENT: If your warning labels become illegible or are missing, call
1-877-571-2391 for a free replacement.


Spotlight Bulb:
Dual 12 volt, H3 series, 75 watt
Two maintenance-free, sealed lead acid,
6 volt, 6.0 amp hour
AC Charger:
UL Listed, Class 2, 12 volt DC (500 mA)
DC Plug Fuse:
8A/250 V
Imported by Baccus Global, 595 S. Federal Highway, Suite 210, Boca Raton, FL 33432 1-877-571-2391
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