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Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi PD1820L

Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi PD1820L

3.4 from 5 reviews

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Marcus S

Marcus SManchester, England

Poor reliability


I was very happy with the performance of this product while it worked; it provided good suction and enough cleaning time to vacuum my narrowboat in one session. However! After about 18 months the power cord to the charger base unit snapped at the point where it enters the plug. The wire is so thin and weak it looks as if it's been designed deliberately to break quickly. It is impossible to repair the wire as the plug is a sealed unit. When I rang the parts company recommended by Currys, they quoted me £51.99 plus delivery for a new base charger! Daylight robbery and one can't help wondering if money is being generated from built-in obsolescence!

Date PurchasedSep 2016

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Disappointed. Expensive. Had two, both failed after short lives.


Had two of these. Very satisfied at first, good suction, easy to clean filter, did a great job on small areas of dust on rugs, timber floors, window ledges etc. First one: switch broke within a year. Replacement had less suction now battery is almost dead, after just 1.5 years.

Date PurchasedJun 2015

Brilliant small vac.


This is brilliant for those little bits that drop to the floor in the kitchen. It is brilliant for the car too as it is small and the flexi hose gets into all the difficult areas of the car. The B & D Dustbuster Flexi is one of the best bits of kit we have at the moment.

Date PurchasedSep 2016


  • 3 reviews

Good performance


This dustbuster has really good suction and is really easy to empty, which can be frustrating on cheaper products. Battery life is fine for me, and the charging base is compact. The unit is attractive and the indicator lights are very visible.

I find the ergonomics of the device a little poor. Needing to 'un-pivot' the suction head on every use can be a little annoying, the unit is quite unbalanced in the hand - most of the device weight is in front of the handle causing it to tip forward when used.

Overall happy with this product and it's much better than cheaper dustbusters I've had in the past.

Date PurchasedJul 2016



  • 4 reviews

Better than my Dyson stick


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Questions & Answers

Keith J

Keith Jasked

Hi. My PD1820L only runs for 30 seconds and then switches off. If I leave it for a couple of minutes, (without recharging) it runs for another 30 seconds before switching off. It is hardly been used since new, but always cleaned and filters washed,. Please advise?Its 2 years old.
Thanks KJ

No answers

Mark Richard T.

Mark Richard T.asked

How do I remove the battery?

1 answer

No idea. Why not ring Black n Decker?

Mark Richard T.

Mark Richard T.asked

How do I remove battery

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CategoryHandheld Vacuum Cleaners
Price (RRP) $139.00
Bin Capacity0.44 L
HEPA FilterNo
Weight1.38 kg
Running Time 10 min
Charging Time4 hours
Suction (Air Watts) 35 AW
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)
Release dateNov 2012
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  • GTIN13: 5035048449134
  • MPN: PD1820L-XE

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