Troubleshooting; Cleaning And Maintenance - Black & Decker AV1210 Manual

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Fitting the accessories (fig. C & D)
The appliance is supplied with the
following accessories:
a hard brush (5) for upholstery
a crevice tool (6) for confined spaces
The accessories are stored beneath the
rear of the appliance.
To fit an accessory, proceed as follows:
Take the accessories from the
Insert the appropriate accessory into
the front of the appliance.
AV1260 - Additional accessories
(fig. E & F)
an extension hose (7) and a hose
connector (8)
a brush (9) for carpets and upholstery
an extended crevice tool (10) for the
most difficult to reach areas
When not in use, the appliance and the
accessories can be stored in the storage
bag (11).
To fit an accessory, proceed as follows:
Fit the hose connector onto the nose
of the appliance.
Attach one end of the hose to the
Attach the appropriate accessory to
the other end of the hose.
Connecting to the vehicle's power
supply (fig. A)
Make sure that the appliance is
switched off.
Remove the cigarette lighter from the
Plug the connector (4) into the
cigarette lighter socket.
Operating the appliance (fig. B)
To switch on, slide the on/off switch
(1) forward.
To switch off, slide the on/off switch
The appliance can be used for periods of
up to 30 minutes without noticeably
affecting the power of a normally charged
car battery in good condition.
Warning! Extended use will drain the
battery power. Do not run the vehicle's
engine while cleaning. This can shorten
the life of the appliance.


If the product does not work, follow the
instructions below. If this does not solve
the problem, please contact your local
Black & Decker repair agent.
Make sure the connector (4) is
plugged into the cigarette lighter
socket correctly.
Make sure your vehicle battery
system is of the 12 V negative
ground type (see "Electrical safety").

Cleaning and maintenance

Warning! Regularly clean the filters.
Cleaning the dust bowl and filters
(fig. H-K)
The filters are re-usable and should be
cleaned regularly.
Press the release button (2) and
remove the dust bowl (3) (fig. G).
Empty the dust bowl (fig. H).
Remove the filters (12 & 13) by
twisting them clockwise (fig. I).
Brush any loose dust off the filters.
Wash the filters in warm, soapy water
(fig. J). The bowl can also be washed
if necessary (fig. K).
Make sure the dust bowl and filters
are dry.
Refit the filters (12 & 13) onto the
appliance, twisting them
counterclockwise until they lock into
Refit the dust bowl onto the
appliance. Make sure the dust bowl
clicks into place.
Warning! Never use the appliance
without the filters. Optimum dust
collection will only be achieved with clean
filters and an empty dust bowl.

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