Congratulations on your purchase of an Electrolux vacuum cleaner – designed to help you
care for your home environment. This Owner’s Guide will help you make the best
possible use of your new vacuum cleaner. Please begin by reading it, and keep it
for future reference.
IMPORTANT: If you have questions about using your vacuum cleaner, call Electrolux’s
Customer Service Helpline. Your vacuum cleaner was thoroughly inspected and tested
before it left the factory. If you note any shipping damage, call the Helpline immediately.
Electrolux Helpline 1-800-896-9756
Monday – Friday 8 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. (CST)
Saturday – Sunday 10 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. (CST)
Register your purchase
Please register your purchase at www.electroluxusa.com (USA)
or www.electroluxca.com (Canada) or by mailing the
enclosed product registration card.
Keep this information
Write the model, type and serial number here:
Date of purchase (keep your receipt) _____________
Model number and type ________________________
Serial number _________________________________
Find these numbers on a label on the lower back side of the vacuum cleaner. Refer to
these numbers when ordering parts and accessories or if service is needed.
For Electrolux service
Authorized Electrolux Service Centers provide maintenance, parts and repair. To find
the Service Center nearest you, go to www.electroluxusa.com or call 800-896-9756.
Important safeguards and safety features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Vacuum cleaner parts and accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Vacuuming carpet and hard-surface floors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Vacuuming with accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Maintenance schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Caring for your vacuum cleaner
How to clear blockage and replace or clean brush roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Electrolux limited warranty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Owner’s Guide, French . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-15
Owner’s Guide, Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-22
Parts list and order forms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-24
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
• Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
• Do not leave vacuum cleaner when plugged in. Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord when not in use and before servicing.
• Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
• 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.
• Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not
run vacuum cleaner over cord. Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
• Do not use extension cords or outlets with inadequate current-carrying capacity.
• 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.
• This vacuum cleaner creates suction and contains a revolving brush roll. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body
away from openings and moving parts.
• Do not place vacuum on furniture or stairs as the brush roll may cause damage. Use extra care when cleaning on stairs. Place vacuum on
floor with the handle in storage position while using attachments.
• Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.
• Do not use without dust cup or filter(s) in place.
• Belt pulleys can become hot during normal use. To prevent burns, avoid touching the belt pulley when servicing the drive belt.
• Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline, or use in areas where they may be present.
• Store your vacuum indoors in a cool, dry area.
• Keep your work area well lighted.
• Unplug electrical appliances before vacuuming them.
• Brush roll could suddenly restart. Unplug before servicing.
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 into 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.
Thermal cut off
This vacuum cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the vacuum in case of motor overheating. If the vacuum suddenly shuts off,
push the on/off switch off (0) and unplug the vacuum. Check the vacuum for a possible source of overheating such as a full dust cup, a
blocked hose or clogged filter. If these conditions are found, fix them and wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to use the vacuum.
After the 30 minute period, plug the vacuum back in and push the on/off switch on ( l ). If the vacuum still does not run, then take it to an
Electrolux Authorized Service Center for repair.
! Follow caution information whenever you see this symbol
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When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
Vacuum cleaner parts and accessories
Handle release latch
Turbo nozzle
Quick Release handle
Hose clip
Carrying handle
and dust cup release
Carpet/Off/ Hard Floor
Dust cup compartment
Filter screen and
foam filter
(inside dust cup
Power cord
Telescopic wand
Crevice tool
Easy release
cord wraps
Hose clip
HEPA filter
Indicator lights
dusting brush
Hose inlet
Handle release
Brush roll (under hood)
Vacuuming carpet and hard-surface floors
Getting started
Remove wand from back of vacuum; push handle onto
wand until it clicks (Fig 1).
Reposition end of wand in opening (Fig. 2).
Align ribs on wand into grooves at top of vacuum (Fig. 3).
Push down Quick Release handle until it locks into
position. Secure hose into hose clip (Fig. 4).
Plug power cord into outlet.
Press power switch to select carpet or hard floor (Fig. 5).
Step on handle release and begin vacuuming (Fig. 6).
Hard-surface floors
Fig 1
Fig 3
Use ‘hard floor’ setting for wood, tile, or other hard-surface
floors (Fig. 5). Do not use ‘carpet’ setting for hard-surface
floors, as the brush roll could damage delicate surfaces.
Carpet and rugs
For rugs or carpeted floors, press switch to ‘carpet’ to
engage brush roll (Fig. 5). The brush roll automatically
adjusts to carpet height.
Fig 5
Hood indicator lights
A blue light indicates the floor setting being used (Fig. 7).
A red light on the hood indicates a problem. If the ‘check
filter’ light comes on, clean the foam filter. See page 4. If
the ‘check brush roll’ light comes on, the brush roll is not
operating properly. See page 5.
Fig 6
Fig 7
Fig 4
For your safety, turn power switch to ‘off’ before
attaching accessories. Press switch to ‘hard floor’
setting when using accessories.
To use accessories: With Quick Release handle in upright
position, rotate handle release latch forward, then lift
handle and pull away from vacuum cleaner body (Fig. 1).
Vacuuming with accessories
Extend or shorten the telescopic wand by pressing
release button (Fig. 2).
Use crevice tool or turbo nozzle with or without wand.
Press button to pull wand off handle (Fig. 2).
Fig 1
Fig 2
Dusting brush
Use for baseboards, furniture, vents and blinds (Fig. 4).
To use, press dusting brush button and slide brush
to end of wand until it clicks (Fig. 3).
After using, slide brush back until it clicks.
Crevice tool
Use for grooves, narrow openings, tight spaces (Fig. 5).
To use, push tool onto handle or wand until snug.
Store crevice tool on back of vacuum.
Fig 4
Fig 3
Turbo nozzle
Use for stairs and upholstered furniture (Fig. 6).
To use, push nozzle onto handle or wand until snug.
Store turbo nozzle on front of vacuum.
Position vacuum cleaner on floor at bottom of stairs,
pushed against bottom step (Fig. 7).
For your safety, do not place vacuum at top of stairs
or on steps.
Fig 5
Fig 6
After using accessories
Press button to shorten wand. Press button and
slide dusting brush back into storage position (Fig. 2).
If wand is off, push back onto handle until it clicks.
Place wand into opening on back of vacuum (Fig. 8A).
Align ribs on wand into grooves at top of vacuum
(Fig 8B). Push down handle until it locks into position.
Fig 7
Fig 8A
Fig 8B
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Maintenance schedule
Turn power switch to off (O) position and unplug power cord before cleaning filters.
Do not operate vacuum cleaner without filters in place, as this could cause severe damage to vacuum.
EACH USE – Empty dust cup after each use OR when debris reaches fill line
Press down carrying handle
and pull out dust cup.
Hold over waste basket.
Pull up orange lever to release lid.
Bottom lid will release;
both chambers will empty.
Close bottom lid until it snaps.
Put dust cup back in place.
EACH USE – Check filter screen. Remove and wash screen if debris is visible.
Filter screen is inside dust
cup. Pull gray lever to release.
If needed, wash screen with
soap and water. Dry thoroughly.
RED INDICATOR LIGHT – Clean foam filter
Replace screen. Turn clockwise
to fit tabs into grooves and lock.
Filter screen must be in place
to reinstall dust cup.
6 MONTHS – Replace HEPA filter
Filter cover
Filter frame
Foam filter
Pull up tab to release filter cover. Wash foam filter and frame. Air dry;
reposition in cover. Press firmly at top to snap frame back in place. Filter
cover will not close if foam filter and frame are not in installed correctly.
Remove dust cup and set aside.
Pull filter cover up and out.
Grasp tab and pull out filter.
Replace with new filter.
Caring for your vacuum cleaner
Turn off vacuum cleaner and unplug power cord. Motor
shaft and belt pulley can become hot with normal use.
Do not touch motor shaft when checking brush roll.
How to clear blockage
Remove Quick Release handle and hose.
Remove wand from handle. Twist bottom end of hose
to remove from vacuum cleaner body (Fig. 1).
Flex hose to loosen obstruction.
Use fingers to check for debris in bottom of unit (Fig. 2).
Fig 1
Fig 2
Fig 3
Fig 4
Fig 5
Fig 6
Fig 7
Fig 8
To replace hose, align tabs, push in and twist until it
Reattach wand; return handle to position on vacuum.
To clear inlet hose: Lay vacuum face down. Remove 5
screws (Fig. 4); lift off brush roll cover (Fig. 5). Clear
blockage from base hose (Fig. 3). Clear debris from
brush roll. Replace cover and 5 screws.
To remove brush roll
If belt pulley is hot due to recent use, allow to cool
before proceeding.
Press handle release with foot to lower handle
flat onto floor.
Lay vacuum face down; remove 5 screws (Fig. 4).
Lift off brush roll cover (Fig. 5)
Lift end of brush roll farther from belt (Fig. 6).
Lift other end and slip brush roll out of belt.
To replace brush roll or belt
Place belt onto motor pulley.
Thread brush roll into belt so belt fits into grooves;
align so end cap fits into square opening (Fig. 7).
Secure opposite end of brush roll.
Rotate brush roll two turns to center belt.
Replace brush roll cover and five screws.
To clean brush roll
Press handle release with foot to lower handle flat
onto floor.
Lay vacuum face down; remove any entwined long
fibers or hair using scissors (Fig. 8).
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! For your safety, turn vacuum cleaner off and unplug power cord before attempting to resolve problems.
Possible cause
Motor will not start or
suddenly stops
Unit not connected to
power source.
Switch not turned on.
Thermal cut-off
has operated.
No suction; vacuum cleaner does
not pick up lint or dirt.
Push plug securely into outlet.
Try another outlet and check circuit breaker.
Check plug and cord for damage.
Press power switch to ‘carpet’ or ‘hard floor setting.
Blockage in hose.
Dust cup full.
Foam filter clogged.
Filter screen clogged
Foam filter not
in place.
Switch not on
proper setting.
Turbo nozzle clogged
Dust cup will not lock
into vacuum cleaner.
Filter screen not in place.
Quick Release handle will not
lock into vacuum cleaner.
Dusting brush and
telescopic wand are
Brush roll will not turn.
Object caught in
brush roll.
Belt and/or brush roll not
positioned properly.
Red ‘check brush roll’ or ‘check
filter’ indicator light is on.
Brush roll not operating
properly or foam filter
is clogged.
Correct the cause of motor overheating. See thermal
cut-off information page 1.
Remove any obstructions that restrict airflow through
hose. See page 5.
Empty dust cup. Make sure both chambers are
empty. See page 4.
Remove and clean foam filter. See page 4.
Fine dust can block airflow through the foam filter and
reduce suction, even if dust cup does not look full.
Remove and clean filter screen. See page 4.
Make sure filter screen stays in place inside dust cup
at all times.
Foam filter must be in filter frame for correct
performance. See page 4.
Make sure filter frame is installed properly in filter
cover for dust cup assembly to fit back into place.
See page 4.
Use ‘carpet’ setting for carpeted floors.
Use ‘hard floor’ setting for hard-surface floors and
when using accessories.
Remove and clean debris from turbo nozzle.
Locate filter screen and insert into dust cup.
See page 4.
Retract telescopic wand and dusting brush to expose
end of wand. See page 3.
Place end of wand into opening on back of vacuum
and align ribs into grooves. See page 2.
Remove the obstruction (such as carpet fringe,
string or sock). Note: brush roll overload protector will
reset when vacuum is turned off or unplugged.
Use ‘hard floor’ setting when vacuuming fringe
of rugs.
Check brush roll for threads and debris; clean if
needed. See page 5.
Make sure belt is on motor pulley and fitted into
grooves on brush roll. See page 5.
Make sure both ends of brush roll are free of debris
and secured properly so roll can rotate freely. See
page 5.
Check brush roll for threads and debris; clean if
needed. See page 5.
Remove and clean foam filter. See page 4.
Electrolux Limited Warranty
Your Electrolux vacuum cleaner is warranted to be free from all defects in material and
workmanship in normal household use for a period of two years. 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.
This warranty does not cover parts of the vacuum that require replacement
under normal use, such as disposable dust bags, fans, filters, drive belts, brush
roll bristles, impellers and cleaning. Any damages or malfunctions caused by
negligence, abuse, or use not in accordance with the Owner’s Guide are not
covered by this warranty. Likewise, any defects or damages caused by
unauthorized service or the use of other than Genuine Electrolux parts are
not covered.
Electrolux will, at its option, repair or replace a defective vacuum or vacuum part
that is covered by this warranty. As a matter of warranty policy, Electrolux will
not refund the consumer’s purchase price.
To register your warranty, please visit www.electroluxusa.com (USA),
www.electroluxca.com (Canada) or fill out and return the attached warranty
registration card.
To obtain warranty service you must return the defective vacuum cleaner or
along with proof of purchase to any Electrolux Authorized Warranty Station.
For the location of the nearest Electrolux Authorized Warranty Station or for
service information in the United States or Canada, please telephone toll free:
You may also visit us online at www.electroluxusa.com (USA)
or www.electroluxca.com (Canada)
Further limitations and exclusions are as follows
Any warranty that may be implied in connection with your purchase or use of the vacuum 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 Electrolux be liable for any consequential or incidental damages you may incur in
connection with your purchase or use of the vacuum. 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.
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