®
Hand Held
Vacuum Cleaner
Household Type
Owner’s Guide
Model 59 Hand Vac/Stick Vac
Index
Important Safeguards .......... 2
Service Information .............. 4
Identify Parts ........................ 5
How to Use ........................... 6
Accessories .......................... 7
Trouble Shooting .................. 8
Customer Order Form .......... 9
Warranty ............................. 11
For location of nearest
Eureka Warranty Station
or Service Information call
1-800-282-2886*.
*En Mexico llame al 5670-6169
www.eureka.com
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS VACUUM CLEANER.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury:
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Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
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Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near
children.
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Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
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Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If vacuum cleaner is not working as it should,
has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return it to a
service center before using.
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Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close door on cord, or pull cord
around sharp edges or corners. Do not run vacuum cleaner over cord. Keep cord
away from heated surfaces.
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Do not use extension cords or outlets with inadequate current carrying capacity.
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This vacuum cleaner creates suction. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all
parts of body away from openings and moving parts.
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Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or
hot ashes.
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Do not use without motor filter in place.
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Store your cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
Do not leave vacuum cleaner when plugged in. Turn off the switch and unplug
the electrical cord when not in use and before servicing.
Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands.
Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked; keep
free of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce airflow.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline, or use in
areas where they may be present.
Keep your work area well lighted.
Unplug electrical appliances before vacuuming them.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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CONSEILS DE SÉCURITÉ
Lors de l’utilisation d’un appareil électrique, quelques précautions élémentaires doivent
être observées, incluant les suivantes:
LISEZ TOUTES LES INSTRUCTIONS AVANT D’UTILISER VOTRE ASPIRATEUR.
AVERTISSEMENT
Pour réduire le risque de feu, de choc électrique, ou de blessure:
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N’utiliser à l’extérieur où sur une surface mouillée.
Ne quitté pas l’aspirateur lorsqu’il est branché. Fermer le poste et débrancher la
corde électrique lorsqu’il n’est pas en marche et/où avant de le réparer.
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N’utilisez pas comme un jouet. Portez attention l’orsque vous l’utilisez pies où par un
enfant.
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Utilisez seulement comme décrit dans ce livet. Utilisez seulement les accessoires
recommandés par le fabricant.
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N’utilisez pas avec une corde où prise endommagée. Si l’aspirateur ne fonctionne pas
comme il le faut, s’y il a été échappé, endommagé, laissé à l’extérieur, où échappé dans
l’eau, retourné l’aspirateur à un centre de réparation avant de s’en servir.
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Ne tirez pas et ne portez pas par le corde, utilisez la corde comme une poignée, fermez
un porte sur la corde, où tirez la corde autour des coins aign. Ne passez pas l’aspirateur
sur la corde. Éloignez la corde des surfaces chaudes.
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N’utilisez pas la corde électrique où la prise de courant avec insuffisamment de capacité
de courant.
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Fermez tout les contrôle avant de débrancher.
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Ne touchez pas la prise où l’aspirateur avec les mains mouillées.
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Cet aspirateur crée de la succion et contient. Tenir les parties mobiles et les ouvertures
loin des cheveux, des habits, des doigts et de toute partie du corps.
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Ne ramassez rien qui brûle où fument, tel que cigarettes, allumettes, où des cendres
chaudes.
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N’utilisez pas sans le sac de poussière et filtre(s) en place.
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Entreposez votre aspirateur à l’intérieur dans un endroit propre et sec.
Ne pas débrancher en tirant sur le cordon. Pour débrancher, tenez la fiche et non le
cordon.
Ne mettez aucun objets dans les ouvertures. N’utilisez pas avec des ouvertures bouchés;
gardez libre de poussière, tissue ouaté, cheveux et n’importe quoi qui peut réduire la
courant atmosphérique.
Utilisez des précautions lorsque vous nettoyé sur des escaliers.
N’utilisez pas pour ramasser des liquides inflammable où combustible, tel que de
l’essence, où utilisé dans les endroits où ses derniers peuvent être présent.
Garder votre lieu de travail bun éclairé.
Débrancher les appareils électrique avant de les balayer.
CONSERVEZ CES INSTRUCTIONS
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To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade
is wider than the other). This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug
does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified
electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
Afin de réduire le risque de choc électrique, cet appareil est muni d’une fiche
polarisée (une des lames est plus large). Cette fiche ne peut être insérée dans une
prise polarisée que d’une seule façon. Si la fiche ne peut être insérée dans la prise,
retourner la fiche. Si la fiche ne peut toujours pas être insérée dans la prise, faire
installer une prise adéquate par un électricien qualifié. Ne pas modifier la fiche.
GENERAL INFORMATION
The cleaner is designed to pick up dirt and dust particles. Avoid picking up hard or
sharp objects that could damage the vacuum cleaner.
Service Information
The instructions in this booklet serve as a guide to routine maintenance. For additional
service information telephone our toll free number for the nearest Eureka Authorized
Warranty Station. You should know the model, type and serial numbers when you
call:
USA: 1-800-282-2886
México: 5670-6169
Canada: 1-800-282-2886
If you prefer, you can write to The Eureka Company, Service Division, 807 North Main
Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA. In Canada write to The Eureka Company,
866 Langs Drive, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 2N7. Refer to The Eureka Limited Warranty
for complete service information.
DO NOT OIL the motor at any time. The bearings are permanently
lubricated and sealed.
Rating Plate
The rating plate on the bottom of the cleaner shows
the model number. For prompt and complete service
information, always refer to these numbers.
THE EUREKA COMPANY
BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS 61701 USA
HOUSEHOLD TYPE
MODEL
Model & Type_________________________
Serial No.____________________________
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Identify Parts
1
4
2
5
3
5
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2.
3.
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5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
On/Off Power Switch
Dust Cup Release Button
Dust Cup
Handle
Carrying Strap Connections
Dust Cup Filter (inside dust
cup)
Short Flexible Hose
Cleaning Brush
Crevice Brush
Carrying Strap
Long Flexible Hose
Wands (3)
Floor Nozzle
6
10
9
8
7
11
12
13
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How To Operate Your Hand Vac
CAUTION: The hand vac is a very powerful unit. Make sure that you hold it firmly,
otherwise it can slip out of your hand and cause injury.
NOTE: Dust cup filter must be used when
operating the hand vac.
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1. Hold the hand vac firmly with your hand on
handle.
2. Push the On (-) Off (0) power switch to “On (-)”
position.
3. Start vacuuming.
Changing And Cleaning The Dust Cup Filter
CAUTION: Always unplug from electrical outlet before opening the dust cup.
1.
2.
3.
4.
To open the dust cup, push release button and pull off the dust cup.
Pull out the dust cup filter (Fig. 2).
Empty the dust from the dust cup and shake filter.
Occasionally rinse the dust cup filter in cold water. Then wait until it dries
completely before replacing it into the dust cup.
5. Place the dust cup filter firmly into the dust cup.
6. Attach the dust cup to the hand vac.
Release
Button
Filter
Dust Cup
CAUTION: Adequate airflow must be maintained at all times through the cleaner.
Any obstructions will cause the motor to overheat resulting in
permanent damage.
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Accessories
CAUTION: Always unplug from electrical outlet before installing or switching
accessories.
To attach the cleaning brush or crevice brush to the hand vac, push brush into the dust
cup opening, as shown.
Carrying Strap
Connections.
To use the short flexible hose push the end of the hose into the dust cup opening, then
attach the desired brush to the other end of the flexible hose, as shown. Only one end
of the hose fits into the hand vac.
To use the carrying strap attach the strap to the connections on the hand vac.
The long flexible hose and wands allow you to use the floor
nozzle. Push the long flexible hose into the dust cup opening.
The floor nozzle will fit directly onto the end of the long
flexible hose or you can add any combination of the three
wands for a comfortable working position. Only one end of
the long flexible hose goes into the dust cup opening.
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Trouble Shooting Guide
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PROBLEM
POSSIBLE REASON
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Hand vac will not
operate.
1. Power cord not firmly
plugged into outlet.
2. No power in wall outlet.
1. Plug unit in firmly.
2. Check fuse or breaker.
Replace fuse/reset
breaker.
Hand vac will not
pickup or suction
power is weak.
1. Dust cup is full.
2. Unit clogged.
3. Dust cup filter needs
cleaning.
1. Empty dust cup.
2. Turn unit off and unplug
from wall outlet and
check for object(s)
causing clog and
remove.
3. Clean or replace the
dust cup filter.
Dust escaping from
hand vac.
1. Dust cup filter needs
cleaning.
2. Dust cup filter is not
installed correctly.
3. Puncture/hole in dust cup
filter.
1. Empty dust cup and
clean filter.
2. Review dust cup filter
instructions.
3. Replace dust cup filter.
Hand vac hose or
brushes will not
pickup.
1. Hose clogged.
2. Dust cup is full.
1. Remove hose and/or
brushes. Remove
obstruction from hose.
2. Empty and clean dust
cup and clean dust cup
filter.
By Phone
1-800438-7352*
To Order
Telephone (Day)
City
71891
www.eureka.com
Simply fill out this
Order Form.
Please be sure to
include day
and evening
phone numbers.
By Mail
*En Mexico llame al
5670-6169
1-309-823-5789
By FAX
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7 a.m. to 8 p.m. central standard time Monday through Saturday
1-800-282-2886*
Visa (13/16 digits)
MasterCard (13 digits)
Expiration date
American Express (15 digits)
Qty.
2.99
1.79
1.99
5.09
2.09
Price (USD)
(Fax)
Zip
$5.50
© 2002 White Consolidated Industries, Inc.
Printed in China
TOTAL
Postage and Handling Charge (Within the U.S.A.)
Tax (add state and local taxes as required by law)
Total
(Not applicable in Canada)
Total (prices subject to change without notice)
61812
Strap
To Answer Problems or Questions for U.S.A. and Canada call:
61810
61809
Large Brush
Small Brush
61808
61811
Part No.
(Eve)
State
Hose Assembly
Filter Assembly
Signature (Full name as shown on account) _____________________________________________
Acct. number
Charge to my
Telephone (Day)
City
02/02
ORDER FORM
Address (street address needed for UPS)
Name
Genuine Eureka Parts
(Fax)
Zip
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Check or money order (payable to The Eureka Company). Do not send currency.
Method of Payment (No C.O.D.s)
IMPORTANT:
Be sure to include
your model, type, and
serial numbers. These
numbers may be
found on the rating
plate.
__________________
Serial Number
__________________
Type
__________________
Model Number
(Eve)
State
Address (street address needed for UPS)
Name
HOURS:
Call between 8 a.m.
and 4:45 p.m.
central standard time
Monday through Friday.
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VACUUM CLEANERS
The Eureka Company
P.O. Box 2799
Bloomington, IL 61702-2799
If you prefer, you can write to The Eureka Company, Service Division, 807 North Main Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA. In Canada write to The Eureka Company,
866 Langs Drive, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 2N7.
If it is necessary to ship the cleaner outside your community to obtain warranty repair, you must pay the shipping charges to the Eureka Authorized Warranty Station.
Return shipping charges will be paid by the Warranty Station. When returning parts for repair, please include the model, type, and serial numbers from the data plate on the cleaner.
USA: 1-800-282-2886
Mexico: 5670-6169
Canada: 1-800-282-2886
To obtain warranty service you must return the defective cleaner or cleaner part along with proof of purchase to any Eureka Authorized Warranty Station.
You will find the nearest location in the Yellow Pages, under “Vacuum Cleaners–Service and Repair.” Be certain that the Warranty Station is “Eureka Authorized.”
For the location of the nearest Eureka Authorized Warranty Station or for service information, telephone toll free:
Obtaining Warranty Service
Please fill out and return the warranty registration card accompanying your cleaner.
Warranty Registration
The Eureka Company will, at its option, repair or replace a defective cleaner or cleaner part that is covered by this warranty. As a matter of warranty policy, the Eureka Company will not
refund the consumer’s purchase price.
What The Eureka Company Will Do
• Parts of the cleaner that require replacement under normal use, such as disposable dust bags, filters, drive belts, light bulbs, and brush roll bristles
• Damages or malfunctions caused by negligence, abuse, or use not in accordance with the Owner’s Guide.
• Defects or damages caused by unauthorized service or the use of other than Genuine Eureka parts.
What This Warranty Does Not Cover
Your Eureka cleaner is warranted to be free from all defects in material and workmanship in normal household use for a period of one year. The warranty is granted only to the original
purchaser and members of his or her immediate household. The warranty is subject to the following provisions.
What This Warranty Covers
THE EUREKA LIMITED WARRANTY
Part No. 72082 (3/02)
©2002 White Consolidated, Ltd.
Printed in China
Household Warranty
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For Genuine Eureka Value, Accept No Imitations!
THE EUREKA COMPANY
Q: Are there any differences between “made to fit” or “imitation” and Genuine Eureka paper bags, belts, and parts?
A: Yes, there are some very important differences in materials, quality, and reliability. Many customers have mistakenly purchased “imitation” paper bags and parts
while thinking they purchased genuine. Unfortunately, many of these customers discovered the differences after they experienced related difficulties.
Q: How can I be sure I am using only genuine Eureka products in my vacuum cleaner?
A: Typically, packaged products and paper bags can be identified by a “Genuine Eureka Product” symbol (see illustration above). For further identification assistance,
you may call our toll-free number, 1-800-282-2886, for the location of a nearby Eureka Authorized Warranty Station.
Q: Why should I use only Genuine Eureka paper bags, belts, and parts in my Eureka vacuum cleaner?
A: Using Genuine Eureka Products, which are made to our exacting specifications and engineered with emphasis on quality, performance, and customer satisfaction,
ensures the long life and cleaning efficiency of your vacuum cleaner. Overall, this saves you money and helps to keep your home clean.
Questions & Answers about Genuine Eureka Products
EUREKA PRODUCT
GENUINE
Any warranty that may be implied in connection with your purchase or use of the cleaner, including any warranty of Merchantability or any warranty for Fitness For A Particular
Purpose is limited to the duration of this warranty. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Your relief for the breach of this warranty is limited to the relief expressly provided above. In no event shall Eureka be liable for any consequential or incidental damages you
may incur in connection with your purchase or use of the cleaner. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary by state.
Further Limitations and Exclusions