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Steam cleaner with attachments
Please read and keep these instructions
getting the best from your
new steam cleaner...
• Quick start
1 Fill the tank up to a maximum of 1.0 litre of water (using warm
water will reduce heat-up time). Screw cap on and tighten fully.
2 Attach the required accessories.
3 Connect to the power supply.
4 Press the on/off button to start heat-up. When orange light
turns off, the steam is ready.
5 Press the trigger on the handle to release the steam.
6 Aim the steam safely: Note at the start water may be ejected.
Hold over a sink or bucket until excess water has cleared.
• Descale
Descale regularly, do not wait for a problem to occur. In very
hard water areas we recommend using distilled water. See
page 10 for descaling instructions.
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Important safety
instructions
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Other safety considerations
• Do not use any chemical detergents,
perfumes, alcohol etc in the water.
• Repairs to electrical appliances are only
to be undertaken by trained personnel.
Unprofessional repairs can be dangerous
for users.
• Use only genuine Morphy Richards spare
parts and accessories.
• If the electrical cable becomes damaged
the complete cable assembly must be
replaced. Do not attempt this task
yourself, contact Morphy Richards using
the replacement parts number on the
front of this leaflet.
• The appliance must never be left running
when unsupervised.
• This steam cleaner is intended for
domestic use only. Misuse or use for
commercial or any other purpose will
render the guarantee invalid.
The use of any electrical appliance
requires the following common sense safety
rules.
Primarily there is danger of injury or
death and secondly the danger of damage
to the appliance. These are indicated in the
text by the following two conventions:
WARNING: Danger to the person!
IMPORTANT: Damage to the appliance!
In addition we offer the following safety
advice.
Location
• Do not use or keep this product outside
when it is raining.
• Do not store the appliance near hot
ovens or heating appliances.
Children
Electrical requirements
• Children do not understand the dangers
associated with operating electrical
appliances. Never allow children to use
this appliance.
Check that the voltage on the rating
plate of your unit corresponds with your
house electricity which must be A.C.
(alternating current).
If the socket outlets in your home are
not suitable for the plug supplied with this
appliance the plug should be removed and
the appropriate one fitted.
WARNING: The plug removed from
the mains lead, if severed, must be
destroyed as a plug with a bared
flexible cord is hazardous if engaged
into a live socket outlet.
WARNING: This appliance must be
earthed.
Should the fuse in the 13 amp plug
require changing a 13 amp BS1362 fuse
must be fitted.
When using this appliance outdoors it
should be additionally protected by a RCCB
(Residual Current Circuit Breaker).
Personal safety
• The plug must be removed from the wall
socket before cleaning, filling the boiler
or maintaining the appliance.
• To protect against fire, electric shock
and personal injury do not immerse cord,
plug or cleaner in water or other liquid.
• Do not discharge the steam towards
people. Danger of scalding.
• Never touch the plug or cable with wet
hands.
• Never modify the cleaner in any way.
• When using the machine always keep it
horizontal.
• Steam must not be directed towards
equipment containing electrical
components, such as the interior of
ovens.
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Filler cap
On/off switch
Tool storage cart
Wheel
Tube park (see page 9)
Carrying handle
Hose
Hose handle
Trigger lock button
Power light
Steam ready light
Steam trigger
Accessories you should have
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Extension tubes
Floor nozzle
Window squeegee attachment
Upholstery nozzle
Jet nozzle
Angled nozzle
Small & large brush
(plastic brush)
Ì Small & large brush
(brass brush)
Ó Cotton towel
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Ô Measuring jug
 Elbow attachment (shown
attached to floor nozzle)
Ò Cloth cap for upholstery
nozzle
Ú Funnel
Û Jet nozzle adaptor
Ù Steam adjust knob
ı Hose inlet
NB
Most accessories are in the
storage cart beneath the
main body.
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Accessory assembly
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Please refer to the assembly
sequence to assemble your steam
cleaner.
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Fitting the hose
1 Pull the flap down at the front of the
cleaner, line up the locating keyway on
the plug with the socket and push the
hose connector firmly and fully into the
cleaner socket.
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Operation
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2 Fill the boiler with a maximum of 1.0
litres of water by using the jug
provided and funnel. Warm water
may be used which will reduce heat
up time. Do not use any detergent.
3 Refit the filler cap and fully tighten
by pressing down and turning
clockwise.
WARNING: The filler cap must never
be opened during use.
WARNING: The use of any other
fluids can be dangerous and can lead
to damage of the heating element.
IMPORTANT: The water tank should be
emptied after use. Allow to cool before
emptying. Leave the water tank to dry out
before replacing the cap.
Please remember that the steam cleaner
operates by emitting steam at an increased
temperature of 130˚C. Never use it on
objects or surfaces which cannot resist this
temperature, delicate materials, dralon,
plastic, natural fur etc. Where any doubt
exists check carefully on a part of the
material where minor marks will not matter.
WARNING: Always switch off,
unplug and release all steam using the
steam trigger before opening and
removing the filler cap.
Storage cart removal
Re-filling the boiler
The cleaner may be used with or without
the storage cart.
1 Press the button at the rear of the
cleaner and lift to remove the boiler from
the cart.
WARNING: Always switch off,
unplug and release all steam using the
steam trigger before opening and
removing the filler cap.
1 Before opening the filler cap to refill the
tank, release the steam pressure by
pressing the steam trigger  on the
handle. Press until all the steam has
been expelled from the tank, leave the
Filling the boiler
Ensure steamer is unplugged from the
socket before filling or re-filling.
1 Unscrew the filler cap ⁄ by
pressing down and turning anticlockwise.
cleaner to cool down for a few minutes.
2 Follow ‘filling boiler instructions’ to refill.
WARNING: Use warm water to
reduce the risk of spitting.
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On/off switch
1 When the water tank has been filled,
'see filling the boiler,' insert the plug into
the power socket.
2 Switch the cleaner on by pressing the
on/off switch to 'on'. The power indicator
light (red) and the steam ready light
(orange) will illuminate.
Steam Trigger
WARNING: At the start water may
be ejected. Aim the steam safely. Start
by releasing the steam into a bucket
or sink.
The cleaner is now ready for use when
the orange steam ready light goes out.
1 Ensure the safety lock is off. Push the
lock from the left side to lock the trigger
and push from the right to release the
lock.
2 When you press the steam trigger, steam
will be emitted from the nozzle. Direct
the steam handle at a cloth first until the
steam is emitted evenly.
Steam ready display
1 The steam ready light (orange) will
illuminate when switched on. It will take
approximately 7 minutes to reach
temperature.
2 When the correct temperature has been
reached the steam ready light (orange)
will go out. The steam cleaner is now
ready to use.
Note: The steam ready light will go on
and off during use. This is to keep the
steam at the correct temperature.
WARNING: To avoid injury, the
cleaner should be switched off during
breaks or pauses of work. For extra
safety apply the trigger safety lock.
If you leave the working area,
please switch the cleaner off and
unplug.
Lock
3 Keep the steam trigger pressed and
direct the steam at the surface to be
cleaned, removing the dirt by moving the
steam jet backwards and forwards over
the area.
4 To stop the steam jet, release the steam
trigger.
WARNING: Do not hold the steam
jet concentrated in one place for too
long.
• To control the steam temperature and
the cleaning power move the handle
closer to or further away from the
surface to be cleaned.
Steam adjust
The knob at the front of the cleaner
controls the steam output. Turn the knob
fully anti-clockwise for the maximum
amount of steam. Turn the knob clockwise
for decreasing amounts of steam.
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Attaching tubes &
handle
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1 Fit the elbow attachment  to the floor
nozzle Á and twist 1/2 a turn.
WARNING: Unplug the unit and
allow to cool before fitting or changing
attachments as they become hot
during use.
Attach the desired accessory to the
hose handle ·, extension tubes can be
attached to the handle for extra reach.
1 Push the extension tubes Ê onto the
connection nozzle as far as it will go until
you hear a click.
2 Fit the floor nozzle to the extension tube
or handle.
3 To fit the cloth Ó to the floor nozzle pull
the cloth under the clips on both sides.
Extra cloths can be ordered by using our
helpline. Alternatively any strong,
uncoloured cotton cloths may be used.
Some tasks may be easier with only
one, tube fitted or non at all.
2 To connect the desired accessory
directly to the steam handle, slide the
handle into the accessory head or tube
until it locks in place.
Floor nozzle
The floor nozzle is used for the cleaning
of large, washable walls and floor areas.
The floor nozzle can be used with or
without the cloth cover.
• Sensitive surfaces, wood, linoleum etc.
should be used with the cloth.
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• The cleaning power of the cloth can be
optimised by turning and changing the
cleaning cloth regularly.
• To clean very dirty areas, move the
cleaning nozzle over the surface more
slowly in order to increase the cleaning
action of the steam.
WARNING: The cleaner is not
suitable for cleaning unsealed wooden
floors, laminates, soft plastics or
wooden furniture. If in doubt check
with the flooring manufacturer.
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• The jet nozzle can be used with various
fittings for cleaning inaccessible areas
such as corners, joints, blinds, radiators
and toilets as well as various surfaces
such as stainless steel, windows,
mirrors, enamelled surfaces and also for
stain removal.
Brush attachment
1 Choose the desired brush attachment for
the task.
Accessory adaptor
1 Push the jet nozzle adaptor as far as it
will go onto the connection nozzle until
you hear it click into place.
2 Fit the brush attachment onto the jet
nozzle by pushing on.
3 Pull to remove.
IMPORTANT: Do not use the brass brush
on grouting or delicate surfaces. Always
test a hidden area before using steam on
any surface.
2 The jet nozzle adaptor can be removed
again by pressing the accessory
connection button to release it.
Upholstery attachment
Jet nozzle
1 Fit the rectangular upholstery steam
nozzle to the jet nozzle adaptor by
pushing on and turning clockwise to
lock.
2 This nozzle can be used with or without
the cotton cover.
3 Turn anti-clockwise and pull to remove.
1 Push the jet nozzle directly onto the jet
nozzle adaptor and turn in a clockwise
direction to lock into place.
2 It can be used with various fittings,
angled nozzle small and large brush
attachments, depending on the task.
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Tube park
• This nozzle is ideal for cleaning
cushions, carpets and car seats.
IMPORTANT: Always test on a hidden
area before you start. Steam cleaning may
not be suitable for certain fabrics such as
dralon due to the high temperature of the
steam.
• During use the tubes and nozzle can be
stored in the park position for short
breaks whilst cleaning. (Only with the
cart fitted).
Window attachment
1 Locate the window squeegee onto the
two tabs at the bottom of the upholstery
nozzle. Then push the top of the
squeegee until the clip goes over the top
of the upholstery nozzle.
Tool storage
• The accessories for your steam cleaner
can be neatly stored in the cart beneath
the main body of the cleaner. Press the
button at the rear of the cleaner and lift
the main body off to access the tools.
• This attachment is ideal for cleaning
windows, mirrors, ceramic tiles and other
non porous smooth surfaces.
• Apply the steam evenly to the glass
surface from a distance of 10-15 cm.
Then switch the steam off and wipe the
moisture off the glass from top to bottom
using the rubber squeegee. Wipe the
rubber squeegee and the lower edge of
the window. Dry after every strip.
WARNING: Glass surfaces can be
shattered by the sudden application of
excessive heat. Warm glass surfaces
first from a distance of 20-25 cm.
Continue at a distance of 10-15 cm.
• When returning steam cleaner to the cart
put hose inlet end ı in first then with a
firm downward motion push till the
button at the back of cart goes in then
out, a click will be heard.
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After use
Descaling
1 Switch the cleaner off and unplug from
the socket. Wait until the cleaner has
cooled down completely.
2 Release any steam pressure by pressing
the steam trigger on the handle
In order to prolong the life of your
cleaner you should descale the steam tank
at least every 6 months.
1 Switch the cleaner off, unplug and allow
to cool.
2 Empty any water out of the tank.
3 Mix the descaler in the measuring jug
using warm water. We recommend using
50gm of citric acid crystals per 1 litre of
water. Citric acid crystals are available
from most pharmacies.
4 Pour 1 litre of the descaler solution into
the tank.
5 Fit the cap and tighten fully.
6 Using the handle, move the steam
cleaner about to swill the solution around
the tank.
7 Leave for 30 minutes.
8 Empty the solution carefully.
9 Rinse the tank with clean warm water,
then empty.
10Wipe the outside of the cleaner with a
damp cloth to remove all traces of
descaler solution.
WARNING: Do not switch on the
heater with the descaling solution
inside.
3 Apply the steam safety lock.
4 Remove the filler cap.
5 Empty the water tank. Allow the inside of
the water tank to dry out before
replacing filler cap.
Rinse water tank
To clean the water tank fill it with clean
water and shake vigorously. This will release
any limescale deposits that have collected
on the bottom of the tank. Pour the water
out by holding upside down.
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Cord storage
Purchasing parts
There is a cord storgae facility on the
bottom of the cart. With the cleaner on its
heel, pull-out the lower portion and rotate
1/ a turn. Pull the latch in the centre
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downwards to let the upper portion to move
out. Wrap the cable around the two hooks
as shown. For quick release of the cable
rotate the lower portion back 1/2 a turn.
Note: Make certain cord storage is
returned and latched to its original position
before use.
Use original parts. Replacement parts
can be purchased from specialist retailers.
If you have difficulty, call the number on the
front of this booklet.
Helpline
If you have any difficulty with your
appliance do not hesitate to call us. We are
likely to be more help than the store from
where it was bought.
Please have the following information
ready to enable our staff to help you.
• Name of product
• Model number as shown on the
underside of the appliance.
Care and maintenance
Your cleaner is manufactured to
withstand normal day-to-day use, but an
occasional wipe over with a damp cloth will
help maintain its good looks. Abrasive
cleaners should not be used.
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Your two year guarantee
It is important to retain the retailers receipt
as proof of purchase. Staple your receipt to this
back cover for future reference.
Please quote the following information if the
product develops a fault. These numbers can
be found on the base of the product.
Model no.
Serial no.
All Morphy Richards products are
individually tested before leaving the factory. In
the unlikely event of any appliance proving to be
faulty within 28 days of purchase it should be
returned to the place of purchase for it to be
replaced.
If the fault develops after 28 days and within
24 months of original purchase, you should
contact the Helpline number quoting Model
number and Serial number on the product, or
write to Morphy Richards at the address shown.
You may be asked to return the product (in
secure, adequate packaging) to the address
below along with a copy of proof of purchase.
Subject to the exclusions set out below (1-5) the
faulty appliance will then be repaired or
replaced and dispatched usually within 7
working days of receipt.
If you suspect a fault, follow the simple
checks detailed below before returning the
appliance or calling the helpline.
• Check the plug and socket and check if the
lights are illuminated.
• Check the attachments for blockages.
• Check the boiler for limescale.
If for any reason this item is replaced during
the 2 year guarantee period, the guarantee on
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the new item will be calculated from original
purchase date. Therefore it is vital to retain your
original till receipt or invoice to indicate the date
of initial purchase.
To qualify for the 2 year guarantee the
appliance must have been used according to
the manufacturers instructions. For example, the
cleaner must have been regularly descaled.
EXCLUSIONS
Morphy Richards shall not be liable to
replace or repair the goods under the terms of
the guarantee where:
1 The fault has been caused or is attributable
to accidental use, misuse, negligent use or
used contrary to the manufacturers
recommendations or where the fault has
been caused by power surges or damage
caused in transit.
2 The appliance has been used on a voltage
supply other than that stamped on the
products.
3 Repairs have been attempted by persons
other than our service staff (or authorised
dealer).
4 Where the appliance has been used for hire
purposes or non domestic use.
5 The guarantee excludes consumables such
as the cloths.
This guarantee does not confer any rights
other than those expressly set out above and
does not cover any claims for consequential
loss or damage. This guarantee is offered as an
additional benefit and does not affect your
statutory rights as a consumer.
• This guarantee is valid in
the UK and Ireland only.
Morphy Richards products are intended for
household use only.
Morphy Richards has a policy of continuous
improvement in product quality and design.
The company, therefore reserves the right
to change the specification of its models at
any time.
The After Sales Division
Registered address
Morphy Richards Ltd, Mexborough
South Yorkshire, England, S64 8AJ
Helpline (office hours)
UK 0870 060 2604
Republic of Ireland 1800 409119
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