Removing the dust bowl and filters (fig. H & I).
Warning! The filters are re-usable and should be cleaned
Press the release latch (2) and pull the dust bowl (5)
While holding the dust bowl over a bin, pull out the filter
assembly (13) to empty the contents of the bowl.
To replace the dust bowl, place it back onto the handle
until it "clicks" firmly into position.
Warning! Never use the appliance without the filters. Opti-
mum dust collection will only be achieved with clean filters.
Quick clean filter (fig. J)
Lift the filter cleaning handle (14).
Whilst holding the quick clean filter housing (9) turn the
filter cleaning handle (14) to perform a quick clean of the
Pull the filter (10) out of the quick clean filter housing (9)
for more thorough cleaning.
Cleaning the dust bowls and filters
The dust bowls and filters can be washed in warm soapy
Make sure that the filters and the dust bowl are dry before
Replacing the filters
The filters should be replaced every 6 to 9 months and when-
ever worn or damaged.
Replacement filters are available from your Black & Decker
For models: DV9610NF use filter part number VF110FC-XJ
Your Black & Decker corded/cordless appliance/tool has been
designed to operate over a long period of time with a minimum
of maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation depends
upon proper tool care and regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on corded/
cordless power tools:
Switch off and unplug the appliance/tool.
Or switch off and remove the battery from the appliance/
tool if the appliance/tool has a separate battery pack.
Or run the battery down completely if it is integral and then
Unplug the charger before cleaning it. Your charger does
not require any maintenance apart from regular cleaning.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your appliance/tool/
charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product avail-
able for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent environ-
mental pollution and reduces the demand for raw
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of elec-
trical products from the household, at municipal waste sites or
by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have reached
the end of their working life. To take advantage of this service
please return your product to any authorised repair agent who
will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at
the address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of our
after-sales service and contacts are available on the Internet
If you want to dispose of the product yourself, the
battery must be removed as described below and
disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Preferably discharge the battery by operating the appli-
ance until the motor stops.
Press the release button (2) and remove the dust bowl (5).
Remove the seven screws holding the body of the appli-
Lift the housing cover away from the assembly.
Detach all lead connections from the battery pack.
Remove battery pack.
Place the battery in a suitable packaging to ensure that
the terminals cannot be short-circuited.
Take the battery to your service agent or to a local recy-
Once removed, the battery cannot be refitted.