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Cleaning And Maintenance - Black & Decker DV96VXZ User Manual

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Use
Before first use, the battery must be
charged for at least 16 hours.
Place the appliance on the charging
base whenever it is not in use.
Charging the battery (fig. C)
Before charging the battery:
Make sure that the appliance is
switched off. The battery will not be
charged with the on/off switch (3) in
the on position.
Place the appliance on the charging
base (6) as shown.
Plug in the charger. Switch on at the
mains.
The charging indicator (4) will be lit.
Leave the appliance to charge for at
least 16 hours.
While charging, the charger may become
warm. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem. The appliance can be
left connected to the charger indefinitely.
The charging indicator (4) will be lit as
long as the appliance is connected to the
plugged-in charger.
Warning! Do not charge the battery at
ambient temperatures below 4 °C or
above 40 °C.
Switching on and off (fig. D)
To switch the appliance on, slide the
on/off switch (3) forward.
To switch the appliance off, slide the
on/off switch (3) back.
Optimising the suction force (fig. E)
In order to keep the suction force
optimised, the filters must be cleared
regularly during use.
Slide the filter cleaning button (5) up
and down a few times to shake out
dust clogging the filters (10 & 11).

Cleaning and maintenance

Warning! Regularly clean the filters (10 &
11).
Cleaning the brush head
Remove any hair or other debris that
is wrapped around or is trapped near
the brush bar to make sure that it can
rotate freely. Use a pair of scissors if
necessary.
Cleaning the dust collector and filters
(fig. F - I)
The filters are re-usable and should be
cleaned regularly.
Press the release button (2) and
remove the dust collector (1).
Empty the dust collector (1) (fig. G).
Remove the filters (10 & 11) by
twisting them clockwise (fig. H).
Separate the filters (10 & 11)
Brush any loose dust from the filters
(10 & 11).
Wash the filters in warm, soapy
water (fig. I).
Warning! Do not immerse the appliance
in water.
Make sure that the dust collector (1)
and the filters (10 & 11) are dry.
Refit the filters (10 & 11) on to the
appliance, twisting them counter-
clockwise until they lock into place.
Refit the dust collector (1) onto the
appliance. Make sure that the dust
collector clicks into place.
Warning! Never use the appliance
without the filters. Optimum dust
collection will only be achieved with clean
filters.
Replacing the filters
The filters should be replaced every 6 to
9 months and whenever worn or
damaged. A replacement filter is
available from your Black & Decker
dealer (cat. no. VF70):
Remove the old filters as described
above.
Fit the new filters as described
above.
Storing the accessories (fig. J)
Press the accessories into the
corresponding holders until they click
into place.
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