Vax Dual V Advance User guide

Designed in the UK
Dual V
Advance
User Guide
VX3
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Contents
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Contents
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Machine Overview
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General Safety Information
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Getting Started
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How To Use
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Looking After Your Machine
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FAQs
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Other Information
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Machine Overview
1.
Handle grip
2.
Trigger (hidden)
3.
Spinscrub caddy
4.
Spinscrub hand tool
5.
On/Off switch
6.
Wash/rinse/max extract switch
7.
Clean water tank release button
8.
Carry handle
9.
Clean water tank
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10. Dirty water tank carry handle
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Dirty water tank
12. Hose connection port
13. Solution tube connector port
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14. Nozzle
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16. Spinscrub brushes (hidden)
Power cable hook
18. Stretch hose
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15. Edge cleaners
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19. Power cable
20. Stretch hose caddy
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21. Max Extract pedal
22. Recline pedal
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23. Wheels
24. Vax cleaning solution
25. Vax hard floor solution
26. Hard floor squeegee
27. Base lint filter
28. Upholstery tool
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General Safety Information
This carpet cleaner is intended for household use only and NOT for commercial or industrial use.
When using the carpet cleaner basic safety precautions should always be observed, including the following:
1.
Do not leave the carpet washer unattended when plugged in. Unplug it from socket when not in use.
2. To prevent electric shock do not use out doors.
3. Not to be used as a toy. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
4.This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction
concerning the use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
5. Use only as described in this manual.
6.Do not use the carpet washer if it has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water. Do not
use the carpet washer with a damaged cord or plug. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or are commended Service Agent to avoid hazard and invalidating the guarantee.
7.Do not pull or carry by cord/hose. Do not use the cord/hose as a handle, close a door on the cord/hose or pull
cord/hose around sharp edges or corners. Do not run the carpet washer over the cord/hose. Keep the cord away
from heated surfaces.
8. Do not unplug by pulling on the cord.
9. Do not handle the plug or carpet washer with wet hands.
10.Do not put any objects into openings or operate with openings blocked, keep them free of anything that may
reduce air flow.
11. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of the body away from openings and moving parts.
12. Do not use the carpet washer on any glowing, burning or smoking particles.
13. Do not use with out the solution tank and dirty water tank in place.
14. Turn off all controls before unplugging.
15. Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as petrol, or use in areas where they maybe present.
16. Keep the unit on the floor.
17. Do not attempt to remove blockages with sharp objects as they may cause damage.
18. Store indoors put away after use to prevent tripping accidents.
19.Using improper voltage may result in damage to the motor and possible injury to the user. The correct voltage
is listed on the rating label.
20. A hazard may occur if the carpet washer runs over the power supply cord.
21.To prevent dirty water from running into the motor, do not hold the appliance upside-down or lay on its side.
Use appliance in normal cleaning position.
22. Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
23. Do not carry appliance while motor is running.
24.Use only SAA approved 10amp extension cords. Non-approved cords may overheat. Care should be taken
to arrange the cord so that the cord cannot be tripped over.
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General Safety Information
WARNING: Always switch off and unplug your machine from the electrical outlet before filling and emptying the
clean water tank, emptying the dirty water tank, before assembling, opening, before connecting/disconnecting the
attachments, or carrying out maintenance or troubleshooting checks and storage.
NOTE: Carpets should be dry vacuumed thoroughly before washing.
IMPORTANT: If the hose or tools are blocked, switch off and unplug the carpet washer and remove the blockage(s)
before re-starting your machine. See maintenance.
IMPORTANT: Cleaning filters maintains cleaning performance. Vax recommends that your filters should
be checked and cleaned periodically. If your filters are washable make sure they are completely dry before inserting
back into the machine.
This machine is intended for household use only, and NOT for commercial or industrial use.
DAMAGE TO THE CARPET CLEANER CAUSED AS A DIRECT RESULT OF NOT ADHERING TO THE GENERAL
SAFETY INFORMATION AND THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS USER GUIDE INVALIDATES THE WARRANTY.
PLEASE KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FURTHER USE.
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Getting Started
PLEASE READ THE SAFETY INFORMATION BEFORE USE (p3-4)
Assembling your carpet washer handle and Spinscrub wash tool
Place handle on machine.
Turn the dial clockwise to
secure the handle.
Assembling your tool caddy and hose
Attach top caddy section
to unit.
Turn locking tab clockwise
to secure. Ensure locking
tab is vertical.
Turn locking tab clockwise to
secure. Ensure locking tab then wrap hose around
is vertical.
the caddy.
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Attach bottom caddy
section to unit.
Place Spinscrub tool in
caddy.
How To Use
Before you begin cleaning
IMPORTANT:
Do not saturate your carpet.
• Test for colourfastness – Wet a white absorbent cloth with the solution. In a small, hidden area of your carpet and
upholstery, gently rub the surface with the dampened cloth. Wait ten minutes and check for colour removal or bleed with
white paper towel or cloth. If your carpet has more than one colour, check all colours.
• When cleaning an entire room, move furniture out of the area to be cleaned. If the furniture is too heavy to move, place
and curtains.
• Test your carpets/rugs/upholstery - Run the machine over a small hidden area. If no pile distortion occurs continue
cleaning over required area.
IMPORTANT: Only use Vax carpet cleaning solution. Using other solutions may cause excess foaming.
IMPORTANT:
or boiling water may damage the machine and invalidate your warranty.
(max 40°C). Filling the tank with hot
CAUTION: The carpet washer is a very powerful unit. Before plugging the cord into the electrical outlet, make sure
Operating your carpet washer
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Max
Remove clean water tank.
before returning tank to unit.
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How To Use
Operating your carpet washer
Remove the detergent tank cap and pour
into tank.
Tighten cap before returning tank to unit.
Wash/Rinse/Max Extract switch
The wash/rinse/max extract switch allows you to easily change from cleaning your carpet
with a solution/water mix, rinsing with water only, and solely extracting water and solution
from your carpet.
WASH: Spinscrub brushes deep clean your carpets with water and solution to remove
dirt and stains.
RINSE: Only water is released to help remove solution residue.
MAX EXTRACT: No water/solution mix is released onto your carpets (even when
trigger is pressed) extracting any water/solution from your carpets. Use this mode in
combination with the Max Extract pedal for superior drying performance.
Max Extract pedal
The Max Extract pedal will stop the Spinscrub brushes from rotating, using the entire power of the machine to
extract water/solution from your carpets.
Use this mode in combination with the Max Extract switch for superior drying performance.
The brushes will not rotate
when the Max Extract pedal
is pressed.
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For best results use straight
parallel strokes.
How To Use
Washing your carpets
Unwrap power cord and
plug unit in.
Turn the machine on.
Press trigger to
release solution.
For best results apply
solution on the forward
stroke and release the
trigger to recover solution
on the backward stroke.
To avoid saturating your
carpet, do not use more
than 4 wet strokes over
one area. Always end with
dry strokes.
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Recline the machine. When
the machine is reclined,
the brushes will rotate.
In an upright position, the
brushes will not rotate.
Set the wash/rinse/max
extract switch to WASH.
Spinscrub brushes deep
clean your carpets with
water and solution to
remove dirt and stains.
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How To Use
CAUTION:
cleaning recommendations.
NOTE:
IMPORTANT:
Clic
k
Then, click the back section into place. Fill the clean water and solution tank with hard
Turn the machine on.
Recline the machine. When
the machine is reclined,
the brushes will rotate.
In an upright position, the
brushes will not rotate.
For best results apply
solution on the forward
stroke and release the
trigger to recover solution
on the backward stroke.
To avoid saturating your
than 4 wet strokes over
one area. Always end with
dry strokes.
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Set the wash/rinse/max
extract switch to WASH.
Spinscrub brushes deep
with water and solution
to remove dirt and stains.
Unwrap power cord and
plug unit in.
Press trigger to
release solution.
How To Use
Turn the machine on.
Recline the machine. When
the machine is reclined,
the brushes will rotate.
In an upright position, the
brushes will not rotate.
Press trigger to release water.
For best results apply water
on the forward stroke
and release the trigger
to recover water on the
backward stroke. To avoid
Set the wash/rinse/max
extract switch to RINSE.
Only water is released to help
remove solution residue.
saturating your carpet
more than 4 wet strokes
over one area. Always end
with dry strokes.
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How To Use
Max Extract switch and pedal (optional)
When the MAX EXTRACT function is selected, no water/solution mix is released onto
Turn the machine on.
Recline the machine.
For superior drying
performance use in
combination with the max
extract pedal. The brushes
will not rotate when the max
extract pedal is pressed.
For best results use straight
parallel strokes. Extraction
occurs during forward and
backward strokes.
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Set the wash/rinse/max
extract switch to MAX
EXTRACT.
How To Use
Picking up spills
For small spills, use the upholstery wash tool provided.
Remove hose.
Place hose into hose connection port and turn clockwise to secure.
Align solution tube with
connector port. Push in and
turn clockwise to secure.
Attach the upholstery wash
tool onto the end of the hose.
Turn the machine on.
Pull wash tool back over
spill to pick up liquid.
For large spills use the carpet washer on MAX EXTRACT mode
Turn the machine on.
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Recline the machine.
Set the wash/rinse/max
extract switch to
MAX EXTRACT.
For superior drying
performance use in
combination with the max
extract pedal. The brushes
will not rotate when the max
extract pedal is pressed.
For best results use straight
parallel strokes.
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How To Use
Using the Spinscrub and Upholstery Wash tool
Do not saturate your upholstery.
NOTE: Check the cleaning code on your upholstery. Use the cleaner only on upholstery marked ‘W’ or ‘W/S’. Check with
the manufacturer before use. Run the Spinscrub brush and upholstery wash tools over a small hidden area.
The Spinscrub wash tool has rotating brushes to tackle spots and stains.
Remove hose.
Place hose into hose connection port and turn clockwise to secure.
Align solution tube with
connector port. Push in and
turn clockwise to secure.
To tackle spots and stains
remove Spinscrub wash tool
from caddy.
Attach the Spinscrub wash
tool onto the end of the hose.
Turn the machine on and set
the wash/rinse/max extract
switch to WASH.
Press trigger to release
solution.
For best results apply
solution on the forward
stroke and release the
trigger to recover on the
backward stroke.
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To clean upholstery, attach
the wash tool onto the end
of the hose.
Looking After Your Machine
WARNING:
emptying the clean water tank, emptying the dirty water tank, or before connecting / disconnecting the attachments.
IMPORTANT:
re-starting your machine.
IMPORTANT: All solution must be emptied from tanks when storing the machine.
Emptying the dirty water tank
NOTE: Rinse out tank with clean water and leave to air dry before storing your machine.
IMPORTANT:
cleaned after each use.
Remove the the dirty water
tank from the machine.
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Remove any debris from
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Rinse under water to
remove debris.
Cleaning the nozzle
If lint or other debris becomes lodged in nozzle, it can be removed for cleaning.
Unplug cleaner from electrical
outlet. Remove the dirty
water tank, and lift the nozzle
removing it from cleaner
To replace nozzle, line up
tabs on nozzle with holes in
cleaner. Slide tabs into holes.
Press down on nozzle to
correctly will result in poor
water pick up.
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Allow to dry completely
before replacing or storing
away your machine
(24 hours).
Looking After Your Machine
WARNING:
maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
IMPORTANT: All water and solution must be removed from tanks before removing blockages from the brushes.
Removing blockages from the brushes
brushes can be cleaned under running water. Leave Spinscrub
hear a ‘click’ when they are correctly in place.
Advanced Brush Maintenance
Locate and remove the Spinscrub brushes as described above.
Use a screwdriver to unclip both Spinscrub covers.
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Each brush can be removed
and cleaned under running
water. Leave the brushes to
After cleaning, place the
individual brushes back and
clip the Spinscrub covers
back into place.
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FAQs
Is there an accessory missing?
Why won’t the carpet washer turn on?
• It may not be plugged into the electrical socket correctly: ensure that the plug is pushed in securely and switched on
• The power button on the unit hasn’t been fully depressed
the dirty water tank and check hose, brushbar for blockages
Why won’t the cleaner pick up solution/spills?
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• Check the hose for blockages
• Check the Spinscrub brushes for blockages
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Why won’t the solution/clean water dispense?
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• The solution/clean water tank may be empty
• Check the machine is on the correct setting
Why won’t the brushes rotate?
• The brushes will only rotate when the unit is reclined and turned on
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• Check the machine is on the correct setting
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Other Information
Vax Service & Help
Vax Careline:
Australia
New Zealand
1300 361 505
0800 800 900
Monday-Friday
8.30am to 5.00pm
If you have queries or concerns about using your Vax, call the Vax Careline. Calls are charged at the standard local rate.
Please make a note of the serial number and model number of the vacuum cleaner before calling.
For the nearest Service Agent, please call the Vax Customer Careline or visit vax.com.au / vax.co.nz
Technical Specification
Voltage:
220-240V ~50Hz
Wattage:
1350W
Clean Water Tank Capacity:
3.7L
Dirt Water Tank:
3.2L
Filters:
Lint Filter
Cord Length:
10m
Weight:
10.7 kg
Subject to technical change without notice.
Indoor
Use
Read
Instructions
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Distributed by Techtronic Industries Australia Pty. Ltd.
Level 1, 660 Doncaster Road, Doncaster, Australia 3108.
Service Line: AU: 1300 361 505 / NZ: 0800 800 900
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