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WITH YOUR BLACK & DECKER PURCHASE,
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Catalog No. FV5000
SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
INSTRUCTIVO DE OPERACIÓN, CENTROS DE SERVICIO Y PÓLIZA DE GARANTÍA.
ADVERTENCIA: LÉASE ESTE INSTRUCTIVO ANTES DE USAR EL PRODUCTO.
VEA EL ESPAÑOL EN LA CONTRAPORTADA.
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including
PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE UNIT.
WARNING: This product contains chemicals, including lead, known to the State of
California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash
hands after handling.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock or injury:
• Do not leave appliance when plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before
• Do not use or store outdoors or on wet surfaces.
•To prevent tripping accidents, store vacuum after each use.
• Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used near children. Do not allow to be
used as a toy.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
• Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the appliance malfunctions,
is left outdoors, dropped into water or is damaged in any manner. Return the appliance to any
authorized service facility.
• Do not pull or carry by cord, do not use cord as a handle, do not close a door on cord or pull
cord around sharp edges or corners, do not run appliance over cord. Keep cord away from
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
• Do not put any object into unit openings. Do not use with any openings blocked; keep free
of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body away from openings and moving parts.
• Use extra caution when cleaning on stairs.
• Keep work areas well lit.
• Do not vacuum any electrical appliances while they are plugged in.
• Do not pick up sharp objects that may damage vacuum or filters.
• Do not use to pick up any liquids, toxic substances, flammable or combustible liquids such as
gasoline or use in areas where they may be present.
• Do not insert accessories when unit is running.
• Do not vacuum burning or smoking materials, such as lit cigarette butts, matches or hot ashes.
• Do not use on or near hot surfaces.
• Do not use without dirt bowl and filters in place.
• This appliance is intended for household use only and not for commercial or industrial use.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Form No. 243920-00 REV. 2 Cat. # FV5000 (SEPT. 02) Copyright © 2001 Black & Decker Printed in China