Black & Decker 9756 Instruction manual

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First Use Safety Recommendation
Please read through this booklet for safe and efficient use of the appliance.
We urge you to read the "Do's & Don'ts" section and also follow all detailed
instructions even if you are familiar with a similar appliance.
Keep this guide handy for future reference.
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
While using electrical appliances, in order to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock,
and / or injury to persons, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the
following:
• Read all instructions carefully, even if you are familiar with the appliance.
• To protect against the risk of electric shock, DO NOT IMMERSE the appliance,
cord set or plug in water or other liquids.
• To clean, wipe the exterior with a damp cloth.
• Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used near children. Never
leave an appliance unattended when in use.
• Switch off and remove the plug from the power outlet when not in use before
assembling or disassembling parts, cleaning or carrying out any maintenance of
the appliance. Never pull the cord while unplugging out from power outlet.
• Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance
malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner. Return the complete
appliance to your nearest authorized service facility for examination, electrical
repair, mechanical repair or adjustment to avoid any hazard.
• The use of attachments or accessories not recommended or sold by this
appliance manufacturer may result in fire, electric shock or personal injury.
• Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table, counter, or touch hot surfaces.
• Avoid touching hot surfaces, use handles and knobs.
• Do not operate or place any part of this appliance on or near any hot surfaces
(such as gas or electric burner or in a heated oven).
• Do not abuse the cord. Never carry the appliance by the cord or yank it to
disconnect it from the outlet; instead, grasp the plug and pull to disconnect.
• When using an extension cord with your appliance, make sure the extension cord
is correctly wired, and rated for its use.
• This product is intended for household use only.
• Do not attempt to repair the appliance yourself; instead, take it to your Black &
Decker-owned or Authorized Service Centre for repair.
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• Twist the actuator towards Max or Min to increase or decrease suction performance.
• Accessory Clip can be attached to the back of the unit or to the hose.
• Press 1 to open the lid and remove the bowl
• Press 2 to empty
Remove the cartridge by turning counter clockwise.
Pull the filter out and clean. Re-fit the filter.
For efficient performance, clean filter once a week.
Intended use
Your Black & Decker vacuum cleaner has been
designed to vacuum dry substances. This product
is intended for household use only.
Safety instructions
• Warning! When using mains-powered
appliances, basic safety precautions, including
the following, should always be followed to
reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, personal
injury and material damage.
• Read all of this manual carefully before using
the appliance.
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• The intended use is described in this manual.
The use of any accessory or attachment or the
performance of any operation with this
appliance other than those recommended in
this instruction manual may present a risk of
personal injury.
• Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
• Make sure that the appliance is switched off
before connecting to or disconnecting from the
power supply.
• Always take care when using the appliance.
• Do not use the appliance outdoors.
Additional safety instructions for vacuum
• Never pull the power supply cord to disconnect
cleaners
the plug from the socket. Keep the power supply
cord away from heat, oil and sharp edges.
• Before use, always make sure that the filters are
correctly seated. Do not use the appliance without
• If the power supply cord is damaged during use,
all filters in place.
disconnect the appliance from the power supply
immediately. Do not touch the power supply cord
• Do not carry the appliance at the container handle.
before disconnecting from the power supply.
• Do not use the appliance to pick up liquids.
• Disconnect the appliance from the power supply
• Do not use the appliance to pick up any materials
when not in use, before fitting or removing parts
that could catch fire.
and before cleaning.
• Do not use the appliance near water. Do not
Safety of others
immerse the appliance in water.
• Do not allow children or any person unfamiliar with • Keep the motor draught away from your eyes and
these instructions to use the appliance.
face.
• Do not allow children or animals to come near the
• Keep children and animals at a safe distance when
work area or to touch the appliance or power
using this appliance.
supply cord. Close supervision is necessary when
• Always work from bottom up when using the
the appliance is used near children.
appliance on stairs, and keep the appliance at
After use
least a stair below your working position.
• Switch off and remove the plug from the socket
• Always be aware of the position of the power cord
before leaving the appliance unattended and
and hose while using the appliance.
before changing, cleaning or inspecting any parts
• Do not use the appliance without the suction head
of the appliance.
or another suitable accessory mounted to the
• When not in use, the appliance should be stored in
tube.
a dry place. Children should not have access to
• After use, fully rewind the power cord and store
stored appliances.
the appliance in a tidy manner.
Inspection and repairs
• Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away from
• Before use, check the appliance for damaged or
moving parts.
defective parts. Check for breakage of parts,
• Do not use damaged accessories.
damage to switches and any other conditions that
• Use only Black & Decker accessories.
may affect its operation.
• Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or Features
This appliance includes some or all of the following
defective.
features (fig. A).
• Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or
1. On/off switch
replaced by an authorised repair agent.
• Before use, check the power supply cord for signs 2. Cord rewind button
of damage, ageing and wear.
3. Handle
• Do not use the appliance if the power supply cord
4. Hose
or mains plug is damaged or defective.
5. Airflow control switch
• If the power supply cord or mains plug is damaged 6. Tube
or defective it must be repaired by an authorised
7. Suction head
repair agent in order to avoid a hazard. Do not cut
8. Container
the power supply cord and do not attempt to
9. Wheels - In addition, this appliance is supplied
repair it yourself.
with some or all of the following accessories (fig.
• Never attempt to remove or replace any parts
B):
other than those specified in this manual.
10. Crevice tool
Double insulation
11. Brush tool
This appliance is double insulated; therefore
12. Accessory holder
no earth wire is required. Always check that
the power supply corresponds to the voltage on the
rating plate.
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ASSEMBLY
Connecting the hose (fig. C)
• Insert the hose connector (15) into the inlet (14) of
the appliance.
• Push the hose until the release buttons (16) click
into place.
• To disconnect the hose, press the release buttons
and pull out the hose.
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Assembling the tube (fig. D)
• Push the lower tube (17) firmly into the upper tube
(18), until they fit tightly.
Connecting the tube (fig. E)
• Push the hose nozzle (19) into the tube (6).
• To remove the tube, pull the hose out of the tube.
Mounting the suction head (fig. F)
The suction head (7) allows for vacuuming on carpet
and hard surfaces (e.g. laminate and tiles).
• Push the tube (6) into the head (7).
• To remove the head, pull the tube out of the head.
Mounting accessories (fig. F & G)
The crevice tool (10) allows for vacuuming in narrow
and hard-toreach places. The brush tool (11) allows for
vacuuming on furniture, blinds, curtains, windows and
stairs. The accessories can be mounted on both the
hose (4) and the tube (6). When not in use, the
accessories can be stored in the accessory holder (12).
• Remove the accessory from the holder (fig. G).
• Push the accessory onto the hose nozzle (19) or
the tube (6) (fig. F).
• To remove an accessory, pull the accessory from
the hose nozzle or the tube.
USE
Unwinding and rewinding the power cord (fig. A)
The cord rewind button (2) can be operated by hand
or foot.
• Pull a sufficient length of cord from the back of the
appliance.
• After use, press the cord rewind button to retract
the cord into the unit. Manually guide the cord to
ensure it does not swing back. Ensure the plug is
correctly located.
Adjusting the suction head (fig. F)
• For vacuuming on carpets, switch the brush
actuator (21) into the up position.
• For vacuuming on laminates, tiles, etc., switch the
brush actuator into the down position.
Switching on and off (fig. A)
The on/off switch (1) can be operated by hand or
foot.
• To switch the appliance on, press the on/off switch (1).
• To switch the appliance off, press the on/off switch
again.
Adjusting the airflow (fig. I)
Move the airflow control switch (5) to adjust the
airflow as desired.
Vacuuming
• When operating the appliance, make sure that the
hose is not trapped, twisted or blocked.
• In case of overheating, a cut-out will operate and
the appliance will automatically stop.
• If the appliance stops operating, unplug the
appliance and allow it to cool for 2-3 hours before
continuing.
Hints for optimum use
• When vacuuming stairs, always start at the bottom
and work your way up. Position the appliance on
the floor and do the stairs until halfway. Then carry
the appliance to a stable position which is at least
one stair below your working position, and do the
top half of the stairs.
Carrying the appliance (fig. A)
During use the appliance can be carried using the
handle (3).
Temporarily parking the suction head (fig. J)
• Use the park position (22) for a temporary parking
of the suction head.
Storing the appliance (fig. K)
Warning! When storing the appliance, switch the
appliance off and unplug it.
• Make sure that the cord is fully rewound.
• Place the appliance in an upright position.
• Park the tube in the park position (28).
• Store the appliance in a dry location.
Maintenance
Your Black & Decker appliance has been designed to
operate over a long period of time with a minimum of
maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation
depends upon proper appliance care and regular
cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance or
cleaning on the appliance, unplug the appliance.
• Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your
appliance 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.
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Emptying the container (fig. L & M)
The container (8) must be emptied when the
maximum mark is reached.
• Remove the hose.
• Press the release button (30).
• Lift the lid (31) until it locks into position (fig. L).
• Hold the container at the handle (29). Take the
container (8) off the appliance.
• Hold the container over a waste bin.
• Press the release button (32) to open the
container (fig. M). Empty the container as
necessary.
• Close the base (33) by moving it upward until
the lock locates in the latch.
• Re-insert the container into the appliance.
• Close the lid until it locks into place.
Cleaning
Warning! Before cleaning and maintenance,
switch the appliance off and unplug it.
• From time to time wipe the appliance with a
damp cloth. Do not use any abrasive or solventbased cleaner. Do not immerse the appliance in
water.
Cleaning the container filter (fig. L - P)
The container filter prevents dust and dirt from
entering the motor housing. The filter is re-usable.
To maintain efficient suction performance, the filter
should be cleaned every week, or whenever
suction performance is noticeably reduced.
• Remove the container (8) from the appliance (fig. L).
• Empty the container (fig. M).
• Depending on the model, proceed as describe
below to clean the filter.
• After replacing the filter, close the container.
• Re-insert the container into the appliance.
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• Remove the cartridge (34) by turning
counterclockwise.
• Pull the filter (35) out of the container.
• Shake off excess dust by tapping the filter into a
dustbin.
• Depending on its condition, rinse the outside of
the filter with water. Allow the filter to dry for 24
hours before reinserting it.
• Take out the filter (36) located right below the
grid and brush off any loose dust before reinserting it.
• Replace the container filter.
• Re-fit the cartridge.
Warning! Do not brush or use compressed air to
clean the filter.
• Depending on its condition, rinse the outside of
the filter with water. Allow the filter to dry for 24
hours before reinserting it.
Warning! Do not wash the inside of the filter.
• Take out the filter set (38) located right below the
grid and brush off any loose dust before reinserting it.
• Replace the container filter and tighten it.
• Re-fit the cartridge.
Cleaning the motor filter (fig. L & Q)
The motor filter prevents particles and larger
objects from entering the motor housing when the
container is removed. The filter is re-usable and
should be cleaned regularly.
• Open the lid (31) (fig. L).
• Take the filter (39) out (fig. Q).
• Brush any loose dust off the filter.
• Replace the filter.
• Close the lid.
Replacing the filters (fig. L - R)
The container filter should be replaced every 6 to
9 months and whenever worn or damaged. When
replacing the container filter, the motor filter and
the outlet filters have to be replaced as well.
Replacement filter sets are available from your
Black & Decker dealer.
Replacing the container filter (fig. L - P)
• Proceed as described above to replace the
filters.
Replacing the motor filter (fig. L & Q)
• Proceed as described above to replace the filter.
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The HEPA filter reduces the amount of dust exiting
the motor housing to a minimum.
• Proceed as described above to replace the filter.
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TECHNICAL DATA
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Voltage
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230
Power input
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Cable length
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Container size
Weight
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 it off with other
household waste. Make this product available for
separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and
packaging allows materials to be recycled
and used again. Use of recycled materials
helps prevent environmental pollution and reduces
the demand for raw materials.
Local regulations may provide for separate
collection of electrical 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. A list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full
details of our after-sales service and contact are
available on the Internet at: www.2helpU.com
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BLACK & DECKER HOME APPLIANCE 1 YEAR WARRANTY
Black & Decker provides a 1 Year Warranty for this product from the date of purchase against defects due
to defective materials or workmanship. Motor/element burn-outs due to voltage fluctuations are not
covered under warranty. If the product should become defective within the warranty period, Black &
Decker will repair or (at Black & Decker's discretion) replace it free of charge.
The warranty provisions do not cover failure due to accident, misuse, abuse, negligence or non
observation of local regulations on the part of the user. Equally, the warranty provisions do not apply
where the appliance has been serviced by a person not authorized by Black & Decker or serviced with
non-approved parts and this has contributed to the fault of the product. Superseded models without a
replacement equivalent will either be repaired or (at Black & Decker's discretion) replaced with another
product of similar retail value.
UPON PURCHASE
Fill in the Warranty Registration Card with the original Authorized Dealer's stamp (indicating date of
purchase) and attach your purchase receipt to it. Retain in case of claims in the future.
MAKING A CLAIM
Take your defective product together with the Warranty Registration Card & purchase receipt to your local
service Centre. You can either do this in person or send it freight prepaid. If mailing or shipping your
appliance, ensure that it is packed carefully in a sturdy carton with enough packing material to prevent
damage. Include a note describing the problem to the service Centre and be sure to give your return
address.
DESIGNED FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES ONLY.
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Afghanistan: Ishan National Co., Opp. Ministry of Justice, Kabul. Tel.: +93-2-2101727. Algeria: SARL Outillage Corporation, 04
Route De Dely Brahim Cheraga, Alger. Tel.: +213-21-364363/508, Fax: +213-21-369667. Bahrain: Fawaz Al Zayani, P.O.Box
26563, Adliya, Manama. Tel.: +973-17-715252/712756, Fax: +973-17-713789. Bangladesh: Ultra Corporation, 8, Kushol Centre,
Uttara, Dhaka 1230. Tel.: +880-2-8919272/9756 Ext.28, Fax: +880-2-9887167. Egypt: Anasia Egypt for Trading S. A. E., P.O.Box
2443, 110 Mostafa Refaat Street, Sheraton Heliopolis 11361, Cairo. Tel.: +20-2-2684159, Fax: +20-2-2684169. Ethiopia: Tewfik
Sherif & Co. Ltd., P.O.Box 5583, Debre Zeit Road, Addis Ababa. Tel.: +251-1-651700/601, Fax: +251-1-650570. India: Gryphon
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Tehran - Service Centre of Iran, No 510, South Karger Ave, Below Pasteur Sq. Tehran. Tel.: +98-21-6490608/0656/6407672. Kish
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Gen. Equip. Pvt. Ltd., No. 428/1AT. B., Jaya Mawatha (Darley Road), Colombo-10. Tel.: +94-11-2665914, Fax: +94-11-2665915.
Sudan: United Distribution Company, P.O.Box 325, Sayed Abdul Rehman Street, Khartoum. Tel.: +249-11-772612/777296, Fax:
+249-11-770919. Tanzania: General Motors Investment, P. O Box 16541, 14 Vingunguti Nyerere Road, Dar Es Salaam. Tel.: +25522-2862661/5022, Fax: +255-22-2862667/5412/3. Tunisia: Sfax - Techni Sud, 68, Rue d'Algerie, Sfax. Tel.: +216-4-226335.
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Dubai - Black & Decker (O) A.G., P.O.Box 5420, Dubai. Tel.: +971-4-7028234/233, Fax: +971-4-2822765. Ideal Mach. & Equipt. R.
W/shop P.O.Box 37116, Al Quoz, Dubai. Tel.: +971-4-3474160, Fax: +971-4-3474157. Sharjah - McCoy Middle East LLC,
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Tel.: +263-4-753913-7, Fax: 753918.
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