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Care And Cleaning - Black & Decker AS182 Use And Care Book Manual

Black & decker user manual iron as182
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AS182Pub1000002000R1
8/3/05
2:29 PM
MULTI-POSITION AUTO OFF
If your iron is equipped with auto shutoff:
• Once it reaches appropriate temperature, it will turn off after
30 seconds of inactivity if left horizontally, or 8 minutes if left
in any other position (F).
• The auto shutoff light starts blinking red to let you know that the
30 seconds
iron has stopped heating.
• As soon as you pickup the iron, it starts heating again.
8 minutes
F
SURGE OF STEAM
• Horizontal
1. With Tank 1 filled with water to the MAX mark, turn the fabric-select dial
to at least setting 4 and wait for the temperature-ready light to go off.
2. To remove tough wrinkles, pump the
for a concentrated blast of steam.
• Vertical
1. Hang the garment to be steamed on a clothes hanger
(Curtains or drapes can be steamed once they are hung).
2. Move the selector to
3. Hold the iron close to, but not touching, the fabric.
4. Pull the fabric tight in your free hand and pump the
button as you move the iron over the fabric (G).
IRONING WITH SPRAY (TANK 2)
G
Using Downy Wrinkle Releaser
1. Grasp tank fill cap, twist and pull off. Be careful not to pull it
too hard (H).
2. Pour Downy Wrinkle Releaser
tank (J).
3. Press
button to apply to fabric as you iron.
4. If spray is weak, pump the button a few times.
Using Water Only
H
Important: For best results, do not mix tap water with Downy
Wrinkle Releaser
1. Repeat step 1 above.
2. Using a clean cup, fill Tank 2 with water (K).
3. Press
button to spray water as you iron.
4. If spray is weak, pump the button a few times
EMPTYING TANK 1 AFTER IRONING (OPTIONAL)
1. Turn the fabric-select dial to Min. Unplug the iron and let it cool.
J
2. Open the water-fill cover.
K
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button at 5-second intervals
.
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Liquid
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liquid into opening to fill
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liquid.
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3. Empty the water by holding the iron over a sink with the tip
pointing down. Water will empty out of water-fill opening (L).

Care and Cleaning

This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to
qualified service personnel.
CLEANING OUTSIDE SURFACES
1. Make sure iron is unplugged and has cooled completely.
L
2. Wipe the soleplate and outer surfaces with a soft cloth dampened with water and a mild
household detergent. Never use abrasives, heavy-duty cleansers, vinegar or scouring
pads that may scratch or discolor the iron.
3. After cleaning, steam iron over an old cloth to remove any residue from the steam vents.
SELF-CLEANING
To keep the steam vents free of any buildup, about once a month follow these instructions.
1. Fill Tank 1 with water well below the MAX line.
2. Plug in the iron.
3. Turn the fabric-select dial to 6 and stand the iron on its heel rest. Allow it to heat until
the auto shutoff indicator light goes out and comes on again.
4. Turn fabric-select dial to Min, unplug the iron and hold over a sink with the soleplate
facing down.
5. Move the selector to
will come out of the steam vents (M). Continue to hold the
selector in the
until you feel all mineral deposits have been flushed. If
necessary, rock iron side to side and front to back.
6. When finished, release the selector, stand the iron on its heel
rest and plug it in. Heat for about 2 minutes to dry out any
remaining water.
M
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE OF TANK 2
About once a month, to keep Tank 2 free and clear of any buildup or deposits you should
follow these instructions.
1. Unplug iron.
2. Over a sink, remove the cap on Tank 2.
3. Empty any remaining contents of Tank 2.
4. Fill half of Tank 2 with warm water.
5. Replace the cap and shake the iron vigorously to remove deposits.
6. Remove the cap, empty the contents.
7. You are now ready to refill the tank with water or Downy Wrinkle Releaser
STORING YOUR IRON
1. Unplug the iron and allow it to cool.
2. Check that the selector is set to
.
3. Store vertically on its heel rest to prevent water leaking from the soleplate.
. Be careful, as hot water and steam
position until all the water has emptied, or
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liquid.
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