Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision. SPECIFICATIONS Model: DCL184 Capacity with a dust bag 500 mL with a paper filter 330 mL...
Do not expose to rain. Store indoors. ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near This appliance is intended for household use. children. Read this instruction manual and the charger Use only as described in this manual.
Tool / battery protection system Indicating the remaining battery capacity The tool is equipped with a tool/battery protection sys- tem. This system automatically cuts off power to the Only for battery cartridges with the indicator motor to extend tool and battery life. The tool will automatically stop during operation if the tool or battery are placed under one of the following conditions.
Switch action Installing dust bag Use the dust stopper when installing dust bag. Be careful not to take the upper side for the lower side by mistake because they are different each other. ► 1. ON/speed change button 2. OFF button To start the cleaner, simply push the ON/speed change button.
Place the dust stopper and the dust bag together into the Installing the paper filter cleaner cavity in the same direction of arrow on the dust stop- per. Insert them all the way into the slots in the cleaner cavity. Use the dust stopper also when installing paper filter.
Overlap the frame of dust stopper with that of the Close the dust case cover completely. paper filter. ► 1. Dust case cover NOTE: When the paper filter is not installed in Place the dust stopper and the paper filter the cleaner, the dust case cover does not close together into the cleaner cavity in the same direction of completely.
Installing or removing the cleaner attachment To connect an attachment such as a nozzle, twist and insert it securely to the hose. To disconnect, twist and remove it. The way of installation varies depending on the nozzles as illustrated. ► 1. Shoulder strap 2. Soft bag OPERATION CAUTION: Always hold the handle when...
Soft brush Mat nozzle This nozzle is convenient for cleaning the air condi- This nozzle is used for cleaning the floor mat and tioner vents, dashboard, etc. The head of the soft brush carpet. The teeth on the nozzle help raking out sand can be turned to right angle.
Never block suction inlet and/or ► 1. Dust stopper blower outlet. Be careful not to block suction inlet or blower outlet with dust or dirt when operating in dusty area. CAUTION: Do not use nozzles other than the nozzles provided by Makita. 11 ENGLISH...
To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs, any other maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts. Cleaning From time to time wipe off the outside (cleaner body) of the cleaner using a cloth dampened in soapy water.
Removing and installing the sponge filter WARNING: Never use the charger while stor- ing it in the storage bag. Blocking the air vent may CAUTION: After cleaning sponge filter, be result in smoking emission or a fire. sure to install it on the cleaner. If washed in water, dry it up before installing.
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES CAUTION: These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons. Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose.