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Protecting The Environment; Maintenance - Black & Decker fsl18 Manual

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When you notice liquid on the battery, proceed as follows:
- Carefully wipe the liquid off using a cloth.
Avoid skin contact.
- In case of skin or eye contact, follow the instructions
Warning! The battery fluid, a 25-30% solution of potassium
hydroxide, can be harmful. In case of skin contact,
immediately rinse with water. Neutralise with a mild acid
such as lemon juice or vinegar. In case of eye contact, rinse
abundantly with clean water for at least 10 minutes.
Consult a physician.
Do not incinerate the battery.
Do not attempt to charge damaged batteries.
Additional safety instructions for flashlights
Never look directly into the light beam.
Do not touch the bulb shortly after using the flashlight,
as the bulb may be hot.
Use only the appropriate type of replacement bulbs.
1. On/off switch
2. Carrying strap
3. Battery
Fitting and removing the battery (fig. A)
To fit the battery (3), line it up with the receptacle on the
tool. Slide the battery into the receptacle and push until
the battery snaps into place.
To remove the battery, push the release button (4) while
at the same time pulling the battery out of the receptacle.
Switching on and off
To switch the tool on, press the on/off switch (1).
To switch the tool off, press the on/off switch again.


Your Black & Decker 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.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
regular cleaning.
Before performing any maintenance on the tool, remove
the battery from the tool.
Unplug the charger before cleaning it.
Replacing the bulb (fig. B)
The bulb can be easily replaced.
Warning! Do not touch the bulb shortly after using the
flashlight, as the bulb may be hot.
Remove the battery.
Remove the bulb holder (5) by turning counterclockwise.
Remove the bulb (6) by turning it slightly and pulling it out
of the bulb fitting.
Insert a new bulb.
Re-fit the bulb holder.

Protecting the environment

Black & Decker provides a facility for recycling
Black & Decker products and rechargeable batteries
once they have reached the end of their working life.
This service is provided free of charge. To take
advantage of this service please return your product
to any authorised repair agent who will collect them
on our behalf.
Black & Decker batteries can be recharged many
times. At the end of their useful life, discard
batteries with due care for our environment:
Run the battery down completely, then remove it from
the tool.
NiCd and NiMH batteries are recyclable. Take them to
any authorised repair agent or a local recycling station.
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
Technical data
Battery cat. no.
Bulb part no.
Weight (without battery)
kg 0.3