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Important Safety Instructions - Craftsman 315.115710 Operator's Manual

19.2 volt cordless dry hand vac
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When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
follow all instructions listed below, may result in
electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.
of electric shock DO NOT expose to rain. Store
 Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewelry. Contain long hair above shoulder length.
Keep your hair and clothing, away from moving
parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be
caught in internal moving parts.
 Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance
at all times. Proper footing and balance enables better
control of the hand vac in unexpected situations. No
utilice sobre una escalera, techo o soporte inestable.
 Use safety equipment. Dust mask must be used for
appropriate conditions.
 Do not allow children to operate hand vac or play with
hand vac as a toy. Close attention is necessary when
used near children.
 Use this hand vac ONLY for its intended use as
described in this manual. Use only the attachments
recommended in this manual.
If hand vac is not working properly, has been
dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into
water, return to your nearest service center.
 Do not handle charger plug or hand vac with wet
 Do not put any objects in ventilation openings. Do not
use with any opening blocked. Keep openings free of
dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
 NEVER vacuum materials such as hot coals, cigarette
butts, matches, burning or smoking ashes, etc.
 DO NOT use to pick up flammable or combustible
liquids, such as gasoline, or use in areas where they
may be present.
 Do not use without dust bowl or filter in place.
 Turn off all controls before unplugging from or
plugging into an electrical outlet for charging.
 Use extra care when using on stairs.
 Do not use to pick up hard objects such as nails,
screws, coins, etc. Damage or injury could result.
 Do not incinerate this appliance even if it is severely
damaged. The batteries can explode in a fire.
 Hand vac does not have to be plugged into an
electrical outlet, therefore it is always in operating
condition. Be aware of possible hazards when using
the hand vac or when changing accessories.
To reduce the risk
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 Remove battery when the vacuum is not in use and
before servicing.
 Use only the charger recommended for your
hand vac. Do not substitute any other charger. Use
of another charger could cause batteries to explode
causing possible serious injury.
 For use with 19.2V nickel-cadmium and 19.2V lith-
ium-ion battery packs, see tool/appliance/battery
pack/charger correlation supplement 988000-272.
 Do not place hand vac or batteries near fire or heat.
They may explode.
 The hand vac should be charged in a location
where the temperature is more than 50°F but less
than 100°F.
 Under extreme usage or temperature conditions,
battery leakage may occur. If liquid comes in
contact with skin, wash at least 10 minutes then seek
immediate medical attention.
 Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do
not use a battery pack or charger that has been
dropped or received a sharp blow. A damaged
battery is subject to explosion. Properly dispose of a
dropped or damaged battery immediately.
 Batteries can explode in the presence of a source
of ignition, such as a pilot light. To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, never use any cordless product
in the presence of open flame. An exploded battery
can propel debris and chemicals. If exposed, flush with
water immediately.
 Protect your lungs. Wear a face or dust mask if the
operation is dusty. Following this rule will reduce the
risk of serious personal injury.
 Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts, and any other condition that may
affect the hand vac's operation. If damaged, have
the hand vac serviced before using. Many accidents
are caused by poorly maintained hand vacs.
 Use only accessories that are recommended by the
manufacturer for your model. Accessories that may
be suitable for one hand vac may create a risk of injury
when used on another hand vac.
 Hand vac service must be performed only by
qualified repair personnel. Service or maintenance
performed by unqualified personnel could result in a
risk of injury.
 When servicing a hand vac, use only identical
replacement parts. Follow instructions in the
Maintenance section of this manual. Use of
unauthorized parts or failure to follow Maintenance
Instructions may create a risk of electric shock or
 Save these instructions. Refer to them frequently
and use them to instruct others who may use this
hand vac. If you loan someone this hand vac, loan
them these instructions also.



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