OWNER’S MANUAL
For Household Use Only
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Technical Details
Wiring Diagram
Important Safety Instructions
SEBO Automatic X Product Features
Standard Features of all SEBO Vacuums
Optional Attachments, Accessories, Bags & Filters
Identification of Parts
Standard Attachments
Assembly
Operating Instructions
Starting the Machine
Operating the Machine
Using the Attachment Tube, Hose & Attachments
The Display Panel
The Adjustment Wheel
Maintenance
Changing the Dust Bag
Changing the Micro-Hygiene Filter
Changing the Exhaust Filter
Changing the Brush Roller(s)
Changing the Sealing Strip
Clog Removal
Clogs in the Airflow Pathway
Clogs in the Attachment Hose
Clogs in the Attachment Tube
Clogs in Entrance to Dust Bag
Clogs in the Swivel Neck
Trouble-Shooting Guide
AUTOMATIC X Filter Bag Housing and Handle Schematic and Part Numbers
X4 Base Schematic and Part Numbers
X5 Base Schematic and Part Numbers
Warranty
How To Contact SEBO
TECHNICAL DETAILS
Vacuum motor
Water lift (at motor)
Airflow (at motor)
Filter bag capacity
Sound level
Body weight
Motor protection
Working width
Brush drive
Brush speed
Floor adjustment
Cord length
Radio suppression
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1300 watts (10.8 amps)
92 inches
103.8 CFM
1.4 gal.
69 dBA
X4-16.7 lbs / X5-16.9 lbs
electronic cut-out
X4-12 inches / X5-15.1 inches
toothed belt
3100 rpm
automatic sensor control
40 feet
EN 55014 Verf. 242/91
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WIRING DIAGRAM
U.S. Patents:
5,056,175
4,955,106
5,028,245
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS MACHINE
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions must always be followed.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this vacuum cleaner 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. Connect only to the outlet type specified on the serial number plate underneath the machine.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
1. Do not leave vacuum while plugged in. Unplug from
outlet when not in use and before servicing.
2. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
3. Do not use near small children or pets. Do not allow
to be used as a toy. Use of this product by children
should always be supervised by an adult.
4. Use only as described in this manual. Use only
manufacturer-recommended attachments.
17. Turn off all machine controls before unplugging.
18. Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
19. Do not use machine to vacuum up flammable or
combustible liquids such as gasoline or use in areas
where they may be present.
20. Machines can cause a fire when operated near
flammable vapors or materials. Do not operate this
vacuum near flammable fluids, dust or vapors.
5. Do not use with a damaged cord or plug. If vacuum
is not working as it should, has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, take
it to a SEBO service center.
21. Maintenance and repairs must be done by qualified
personnel.
6. 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 over cord.
Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
23. Do not use vacuum as a step.
7. Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp
the plug – not the cord.
8. Do not plug in if switch is in the “I” (ON) position.
9. Do not use outlets above counters to plug in vacuum –
damage to items in the surrounding area could
occur.
22. Use only original SEBO replacement parts.
24. If vacuum is used on plush carpet or carpet with thick
padding, do not leave machine standing in one place
with machine turned on.
25. Do not use the operator’s handle, which inserts into the
top of the filter bag housing, to carry the machine. The
carrying handle is located on the backside of the
machine’s bag housing.
10. Always carry the vacuum over steps and sills.
26. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body
away from vacuum openings and moving parts. Do not
place fingers or other body parts under vacuum unless
it is unplugged.
11. Do not handle plug or vacuum handle with wet hands.
27. Do not place the power head over rug or carpet edges.
12. Do not put any object into vacuum openings. Do not use
machine with any openings blocked. Keep openings
free of lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
28. The vacuum has a manual reset thermal protector. The
protector is reset by switching off the vacuum. The
thermal protector needs some time to cool down after
switching off! Check the vacuum for air blockages or
mechanical failures before switching on.
13. Do not re-use filter bags or wash the filters.
14. Do not remove any screws from vacuum.
15. Do not vacuum up anything that is burning or
smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.
16. Do not use vacuum without filter bag and/or filters in
place.
29. Store the vacuum in a dry place at room temperature.
When the vacuum is not in use, you should wrap the
cord on the cable hooks.
30. Any other servicing should be performed by an
authorized service representative.
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SEBO AUTOMATIC X PRODUCT FEATURES
Designed for All Floor Surfaces.
Automatic Height Adjustment for All
Floors – Based upon the resistance of the
brush roller against the floor, the power
head automatically adjusts up or down to
the appropriate cleaning height, providing
optimal cleaning of all floor surfaces. The
height adjustment chosen by the machine
ensures aggressive brush action, while providing optimal air flow. This prevents suffocation of air flow due to improper height selection. Never again manually adjust the
brush height or use different vacuums for various floor surfaces; the SEBO X cleans them all, automatically!
Brush Adjustment Indicator Lights – Two lights, one for “up”
and one for “down,” illuminate to indicate when the brush
roller is in the process of adjusting to the proper cleaning
height. Optimum cleaning occurs when both lights are off.
Bag Full or Clog Light & Auto Shut Off – A warning light will
illuminate and the machine will automatically shut off, when it
senses a full bag, a clog in the airflow pathway, or an excessively dirty micro filter. If the user ignores this warning for
approximately 30 seconds, the machine will shut off and the “BAG
FULL OR CLOG” light will flash. The user should turn the switch
off, unplug the machine and immediately insert a new bag or
remove the clog (to remove a clog, refer to the Clog Removal section on page 10). If the user restarts the machine without having
solved the problem, the “BAG FULL OR CLOG” light will again illuminate and the machine will shut off in 30 seconds. This feature
prevents damage to the motor due to overheating.
Brush Deterioration Light – To ensure optimum cleaning at all
times, a warning light will illuminate to indicate when the brush
roller should be replaced due to excessive wear. The red “CHECK
BRUSH” light will illuminate (after a 10 second delay) to notify the
user that the brush roller is too worn and, therefore, should be
replaced. The light will remain illuminated until the worn brush
roller is replaced, but the machine will continue to operate.
Brush Obstruction Light & Auto Shut Off –
A warning light will quickly flash, the brush
roller will immediately stop spinning and
the vacuum will shut off, if an obstruction
becomes jammed in the brush roller. This
prevents the belt from breaking and protects the motor from damage. The user
should turn the switch off, unplug the machine and immediately
remove the obstruction. If the user restarts the machine without
removing the obstruction, the machine will again shut off in 3 seconds and the “CHECK BRUSH” light will flash.
Stationary Use Light – A warning light will slowly flash when
the machine is standing in its upright locked position (which
causes the power head to rise to its highest point from the
floor) yet the brush remains in contact with the carpet fibers.
This feature warns of potential carpet damage caused by
excessive time in a stationary position, during which carpet
fibers remain engaged with the brush, usually on medium to
high pile carpet.
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Easy Brush Roller Removal – Quick brush
cleaning or replacement is easy, and no
tools are required!
Vacuum Motor – The AUTOMATIC X has a
1300 watt motor.
Instant-use Wand and Suction Hose – The
integrated instant-use wand or suction
hose is always ready. Just pull out either
tool, or both together, to clean hard-toreach corners, edges and crevices. The
suction hose is ideal for cleaning furniture. And an optional nine-foot extension
hose is available, which creates a total
hose length of 15-feet, perfect for cleaning stairs. Choose from a range of optional attachments that can be fitted to the
wand or hose. The wand and hose together have an eight-foot reach for instant
cleaning of hard-to-reach areas.
A Flat-to-the-floor, 5.5-inch Profile – Such a low profile
makes cleaning under furniture and beds easy!
Forty-foot Cord – A 40-foot cord saves time because it minimizes the number of electrical outlets needed during use.
Lifetime Belt Warranty - No more changing belts...they
should last the life of the machine!
Two Power Head Widths – The AUTOMATIC X4 power head is
12-inches wide, with a
cleaning width of 10 ½inches. The AUTOMATIC
X5 power head is 15inches wide, with a
cleaning width of 14 ½inches.
X5
X4
Three On-board, Full-size Tools and Large Filter Bag – The
vacuum comes standard with a crevice nozzle, dusting brush
and upholstery nozzle. Many optional accessories are also
available. The filter bag is also SEBO’s largest, with a dirt
capacity of 1.4 gallons.
Ergonomic Handle
40-foot Cord
Active wand and
flexible hose with
8-foot reach
Combination carrying handle
with rotating cord hook
Crevice and
Upholstery Nozzles
Practical
Hand Grip
Warning System
Display
5.5
inches
Flat-to-the-floor profile
STANDARD FEATURES OF ALL SEBO VACUUMS
SEBO’s FILTRATION SYSTEM:
Bags are Better! – Top-fill, three and fourlayer bags are an integral part of SEBO’s filtration system because they hold virtually all
dirt captured by the vacuum, which improves
the effectiveness and useful life of the microfilters. They also ensure continuously strong
suction because dirt enters from the top,
deposits at the bottom, accumulates upward,
and air exits through the sides, which allows
unimpeded airflow as they fill to capacity.
And they can be sealed when full, so no dust
can escape into the air during bag removal
and disposal.
In contrast, without bags to hold nearly all the
captured dirt, the microfilters on bagless vacuums quickly clog from excessive dirt buildup and must be replaced often, or a loss of
suction and cleaning effectiveness will occur.
In addition, dust and other allergens become
airborne when emptying bagless dirt containers. Lastly, bagless vacuum microfilters are
expensive, usually costing more than a multiyear supply of SEBO filter bags.
S-class Exhaust Microfilters – S-class Premotor Microfilters (S =“Schwebstoff” = airborne particles) are made from electrostatically charged micro-fiber material, which
attracts and captures dust particles from the
airflow of the vacuum before it passes over
the motor to cool it. Cooling the motor with
super-clean air increases motor life and
reduces the possibility of maintenance, even
after many years of use. This means that
exhaust air is cleaned to the highest level. The S-class Standard
requires filters to absorb greater than 99.9% of particles down
to 0.3 microns in diameter. For comparison, 100 microns is the
diameter of a human hair. Their advantages are a relatively
open texture that allows smoother airflow for better suction
performance, a longer life expectancy, and they cost less than
HEPA filters
Designed and Manufactured in Germany – Legendary quality,
reliability and performance make SEBO vacuums the choice of
cleaning professionals throughout the world.
Excellent for Users With Allergies or Asthma – The British
Allergy Foundation recommends SEBO filters.
Tightly Sealed Vacuums Ensure Effective Filtration – Dirty air,
which flows through a vacuum, can only be filtered completely
if it does not escape into the room through seams or seals in
the machine. This is why all SEBO vacuums have tight seals
throughout. Many vacuum companies with high-filtration
claims are actually quoting specifications made by the manufacturer of the filter material, as measured in the laboratory,
not the filtration effectiveness of the vacuum itself while operating. Whether or not dirty air can escape through leaks in the
body of the machine is not considered. The filtration effectiveness of SEBO vacuums is tested while they operate.
Save Money! SEBO Vacuums Last for Years and Extend Carpet
Life! – If properly maintained, SEBO vacuums save ordinary
residential users hundreds of dollars by providing excellent
performance for ten to fifteen years or more, and their deepcleaning power-brush technology extends the life of carpets.
Typical vacuums perform poorly, even when new, and usually
do not last beyond two years. So six or seven “disposable vacuums” must be purchased during the average life expectancy of
just one SEBO machine.
Outstanding Warranty Coverage – SEBO is confident about the
quality of all its vacuums. Therefore, all models include a fiveyear warranty on the motor and all non-wear parts.
SEBO Microfilters Ensure Continuously Strong Suction
Performance – They are also long lasting, inexpensive and easy
to change in seconds.
Changing Bags is Easy and Clean – SEBO filter
bags can be changed in just a few seconds, and a
cap keeps dust sealed inside during removal and
disposal.
Effective Pet Hair Removal – All SEBO vacuums easily remove pet hair!
HEPA Pre-motor Microfilters (Optional) – HEPA Pre-motor
Microfilters (“High Efficiency Particulate Air”) remove a minimum of 99.97% of all airborne particulate matter down to 0.3
microns in diameter. Because these filters use small grid-like
structures to capture dust particles, dirt build-up clogs the airflow pathway sooner than what is expected from S-class microfilters. However, SEBO’s HEPA microfilters are sold along with
four-layer “Ultra-bags,” which provide highly effective filtration
before the airflow goes through the HEPA microfilter, greatly
increasing life expectancy and reducing the potential of diminished air flow.
Exhaust Filters – Exhaust filters clean the air emitted by the
vacuum motor.
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OPTIONAL ATTACHMENTS, ACCESSORIES, BAGS & FILTERS
In addition to the standard on-board tools, a variety of optional
attachments are available. The nine-foot extension hose
(extends suction hoses) and the 20-inch extension tube (extends
instant-use wands) are very popular because they create useful
tools for cleaning stairs and out-of-reach areas. These two items
are sold separately or as part of multiple item attachment kits.
Another popular attachment is the hand-held turbo brush for
removing pet hair from upholstery. SEBO filter bags can be purchased in boxes of ten (or sometimes eight) and filters are sold
separately. Also, bags and filters can be purchased together in
model-specific kits called “Service Boxes.” SEBO bags, filters
and accessories are reasonably priced and widely available.
To create a fresh scent while vacuuming, “SEBO FRESH” is
available. To use, deposit a scented stick in the filter bag.
9-foot Extension Hose
Part #1495 AM
Wall & Floor Brush
Part #1325 HG
Hand-held Turbo Brush
Part #6179 DA
SEBO FRESH
Part #0496 AM
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20-inch Extension Tube
Part #1084 HG
Filter Bags
Part #5093 AM
Flat Upholstery
Nozzle
Part #1090 HG
Service Box
Part #5828 ER
3-piece Attachment Kit
Part #1991 AM
Radiator Brush
Part #1496 DG
HEPA Service
Box
Part #5827 ER
Parquet Brush
Part #1359 DG
Charcoal Odor Filter
Part #5425 AM
IDENTIFICATION OF PARTS
1. Handle grip
2. On/Off switch
3. Handle assembly
4. Retaining ring
5. Cover release flap
6. Dust bag housing
7. Front cover
8. Housing release button
9. Power head with brush
10. Cable (cord)
11. Attachment tube handle
12. Attachment hose
13. Handle catch
14. Carrying handle
15. Cable (cord) hook
16. Attachment tube (active wand)
17. Crevice nozzle
18. Upholstery nozzle
19. Foot pedal
20. Swivel neck
21. Support lever
22. Protruding tab
23. Connecting tube
Standard Attachments
17. Crevice nozzle
18. Upholstery nozzle
24. Dusting brush clamp
25. Dusting brush
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ASSEMBLY
Place the power head (9) on the floor with the swivel neck (20) and the support lever (21) upright. Hold
the dust bag housing (6) vertically and place it over
the swivel neck and support lever. Push firmly and
evenly down so that the housing release button (8)
snaps outward to its “locked” position.
Slide the dusting brush clamp (24) onto the handle
tube and tighten the screw. The handle of the dusting brush (25) will now snap into the clamp.
To lock the handle (3) to the dust bag housing (6),
turn the handle catch (13) at the handle joint of the
filter bag housing (6) forward to “open” position.
Then slide the handle assembly (3) in as far as possible and lock it in by turning the handle catch to the
closed position.
Push the black end of the attachment hose (12) into
the connecting tube (23) so that it clicks into place.
Insert the attachment tube (16) into the swivel neck
and push the handle (11) over the protruding tab (22).
Insert crevice nozzle (17) and upholstery nozzle (18)
into the recesses in the back of the machine.
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Attach dusting
brush clamp
with screw
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NOTE: All illustrations shown in this
manual represent
the X4 model except
where part numbers
and instructions are
different for each
model. In those
instances, illustrations for both the X4
and X5 will be
shown.
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Starting The Machine - Figures 1 & 2
Before turning on your vacuum cleaner, make sure that the vacuum handle is in
its upright locked position and that you have a firm hold on the handle grip to keep
the machine from moving forward.
1.
Turn the quick release cable hook (#15, figure 1) to the up position
by moving it to the left or right.
2.
Release the power cord plug from the power cord
and lift the cord off of the upper cord hook (#26, figure 2).
3.
With the switch (#2, figure 2) in the “O” (OFF) position, plug the
polarized power cord into a 120 volt outlet located near the floor.
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Switch Position
O = OFF
I = ON
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Figure 1
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Figure 2
Operating the Machine - Figure 3
When the machine is switched on with the handle in the upright locked position,
the power head and brush automatically rise from the carpet. To release the
machine from the upright locked position, press down on the foot pedal (19) and
lower the handle into the normal operating position. The power head and brush
will automatically lower to the appropriate height.
The handle can be lowered to an intermediate stop position in order to lift up the
brush head for maneuvering over rugs, etc. To lower the handle to a horizontal
position useful for vacuuming under beds, the foot pedal must be pressed a second time. The intermediate stop position can be closed off by the orange-colored
slider (27) on the back of the swivel neck (20), so that the handle will go from vertical to horizontal in one movement.
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Figure 3
WARNING!
The quality, condition, coating, texture, age and manufacturing technique of all floor surfaces vary.
Therefore, upright vacuums with rotating brushes, including your SEBO, may damage some floor coverings or surfaces. Some
types of high-gloss hardwood floors, cushion vinyl, berber carpets, long shag, and delicate or hand-woven carpets are particularly vulnerable to damage by rotating brushes. When possible, consult the materials supplied by your floor’s manufacturer for
information on proper upkeep and cleaning. To ensure that your new SEBO vacuum cleaner is compatible with your floor,
please test the vacuum cleaner on each type of flooring surface in a small inconspicuous area to determine if any damage
occurs. If damage occurs, stop using the vacuum cleaner immediately!
The standard brush roller on your SEBO vacuum is appropriate for most types of floor surfaces. However, a soft-bristle brush
roller (X4 part # 5010GE or X5 part # 5290GE) that is designed for use on sensitive looped-pile carpets and/or hard floors is
available for an additional charge. As with the standard brush roller, you should test the machine using the soft-bristle brush
roller in an inconspicuous area prior to widespread use. The soft-bristle roller will wear more quickly than the standard brush
roller, so it will need to be replaced more often. Also, because the bristles are softer, the height adjustment on the machine
will be slightly lower than normal. Care must be taken to ensure that the bottom of the machine does not contact the floor.
If this happens, damage to the floor could occur. If damage occurs, stop using the vacuum cleaner immediately!
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Using the Attachment Tube, Hose & Attachments Figures 4, 5 & 6
The attachment tube (16) is useful for vacuuming corners and hard-to-reach
areas. The handle grip (1) should be in the upright, locked position (as shown
in figure 4). Grip the attachment tube handle (11), pull it up and away from the
machine and stretch out the hose (12) until it locks to the back of the tube (this
locking action will prevent the hose from retracting back into the attachment
tube while it is in use). Various attachments may be inserted onto the end of the
tube. After use, remove attachment and re-insert the attachment tube into the
back of the machine. Be sure that the attachment tube handle (11) is inserted
over the protruding tab (see #22, page 6). If the attachment tube handle is
properly seated over the protruding tab, the hose will automatically retract and
you may resume vacuuming. There is no need to turn off the vacuum while
switching from upright vacuuming to using the attachment tube or hose.
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Figure 4
Figure 5
To use the hose without the attachment tube (as shown in figure 5), pull the hose
out of the attachment tube while the tube is still attached to the machine and
securely seated over the protruding tab (22). Insert an attachment tool, if desired,
onto the end of the flexible hose. You may also release the hose while the attachment tube is disengaged from the machine by pressing the release button at the
base of the handle (11).
While using attachment tools, if the the power head brush roller is not able to
disengage from the floor surface, the stationary-use warning light will flash.
You may keep the brush roller off the carpet by placing the handle (1) in its
upright locked position and lowering the handle with one hand to raise the
brush roller off of the floor. Operate attachment accessories with the other
hand. Or, with the handle in the upright locked position, the machine may be
tipped backward so that it rests against furniture or the floor on the back side
of the bag housing (6), and the power head is locked in a perpendicular position
to the floor. Ensure that no children or pets can come into contact with the spinning brush roller.
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41
Figure 6
To vacuum walls, under beds, or higher-reach areas, etc., the SEBO AUTOMATIC
X can be fitted with an additional straight tube (45) and the wall and floor brush
(41). The machine will then perform as a canister vacuum (as shown in figure
6).
The Display Panel - Figure 7
Green light
Green light
Red light
Red light
Red light
Red light
Red light
Figure 7
(a):
(b):
(c):
(c):
Brush is lowering
Brush is rising
Flashing and motor off - brush jammed – clear jam
Flashing and motor on (when machine is in upright,
locked position) – Take care, brush in contact with carpet
(c): Continuous – change brush roller
(d): Continuous – change bag or clear clog
(d): Flashing – motor switched off due to full bag or clog
For more information on the display panel, see pages 4 and 5.
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Hard Floor
Figure 8
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The Adjustment Wheel - Figures 8 & 9
On hard floors (figure 8), the adjustment wheel (40), moves upward into the
machine so that the brush lowers and becomes flush with the floor.
On carpeted floors (figure 9), the adjustment wheel (40) moves downward out of the
machine so that the brush rises. The adjustment wheel moves up and down automatically to adjust the brush to the correct setting. This provides aggressive brush
action, while maintaining optimal air flow.
Carpeted Floor
Figure 9
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VACUUM MAINTENANCE
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Always unplug vacuum from outlet
before dismantling any part of machine!
Changing the Dust Bag - Figure 10
To change the dust bag, pull the cover release flap forward
(#5 on page 6) and lift the cover (7) from the dust bag
housing. The cover release flap must remain in a forward
“pulled-out” position to change dust bags and lock them
into place. Squeeze the clamps on both sides of the dust
bag sealing plate, slide the plate (28) from the holder (29)
and push the cap on to seal the bag. Slide the sealing
plate (28) of a new bag into the holder and push it in firmly. Re-insert cover into dust bag housing, push it forward,
then lock it in place by pushing down the cover release
flap. You may find it convenient to store the bag cap inside
the dust bag housing below the dust bag.
Dust Bags
Part #5093AM
Figure 10
Micro-Hygiene
Filter
Part #5036AM
Changing the Micro-Hygiene Filter - Figure 11
Figure 11
The micro-hygiene filter (30) needs to be changed when it
becomes extremely dirty or clogged with dust, or after
approximately 20 dust bags have been used. To change
the micro-hygiene filter, pull the cover release flap (#5 on
page 6) forward and lift the cover from the dust bag housing. Then, slide the filter out at the bottom. To replace, lift
the safety lever (31) and slide the new filter in using the
tracks as guides.
Exhaust Filter
Part #5143
Figure 12
Changing the Exhaust Filter - Figure 12
After 20 bags have been used, change the exhaust filter
(32). To remove the exhaust filter, push the catch (33)
backward and remove the filter cover (34) and exhaust filter. Insert the new filter and replace the filter cover.
Brush Roller (X4)
Part #5010AM
Changing the Brush Roller(s) - Figure 13 (X4),
Figure 13a (X5)
Figure 13 (X4)
To change the brush roller(s) (35 or 35a), push the button(s) (36 or 36a), remove the side plate(s) (37 or 37a),
turn the brush(s) clockwise a quarter of a turn, and pull
the old brush roller(s) out. Slide the new brush roller(s)
into the brush housing and turn it until it locks into position. While slightly pushing the button(s) (36 or 36a),
press the side plate(s) (37 or 37a) back into the locked
position.
Brush & Edge
Rollers (X5)
Part #5290AM
Figure 13a (X5)
Changing the Sealing Strip - Figure 14 (X4),
Figure 14a (X5)
The sealing strip (39) is located just behind the brush
roller opening. The sealing strip seals the power head to
hard floors to prevent kick-back of debris while vacuuming. To replace a worn sealing strip, push the release button, remove the side plate (36 and 37 in figure 13 & 13a)
and slide old strip out. Insert the new strip into the slot
and slide into place.
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Sealing Strip
Part #5400-1 (X4)
Part #5400-2 (X5)
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39
Figure 14 (X4)
Figure 14a (X5)
CLOG REMOVAL
!
Always unplug vacuum from outlet before removing
any clogs!
Clogs in the Airflow Pathway - Figure 15
Most clogs can be removed by accessing the airflow pathway via the orange
colored access door (38) located on the underside of the power head.
However, other clogs may only be removed by accessing the airflow pathway
by disassembling the machine in the opposite sequence of the machine’s
original assembly (see assembly, page 6).
Figure 15
Clogs in the Attachment Hose - Figure 16
Blockages in the hose can be cleared by removing the attachment hose (12)
from the machine by squeezing the retaining ring (4) and inserting the opposite end of the hose in the connecting tube (23). Hold the hose upright with
one hand blocking the top end and switch on the machine. If necessary,
quickly lift your hand on and off the end of the hose. If this procedure does not
clear the clog, a straight wire can be inserted into the hose to push out the
clog. Take care not to puncture the hose with the wire.
Figure 16
Clogs in the Attachment Tube (Active Wand) - Figure 17
Remove attachment hose (12) from the attachment tube (16). Then, grip
attachment tube handle (11) and remove tube from the machine. A straight
wire can be inserted into the tube to push out the clog.
Figure 17
Clogs in Entrance to Dust Bag - Figure 18
Remove attachment hose (12) from vacuum cleaner (see figure 16) and remove
front cover (7). Clean out connecting tube (23) and/or entrance to bag (28).
Figure 18
Clogs in the Swivel Neck - Figure 19
Clogs in the swivel neck (20) can be removed by first pressing the housing
release button (8) and lifting off the dust bag housing (6). Lift upward firmly
and evenly to properly remove the dust bag housing. Then, release the foot
pedal (19), lower the swivel neck, check inside the swivel neck channel closest to the foot pedal (see arrow), and clean out pathway.
Figure 19
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TROUBLE-SHOOTING GUIDE
!
Always unplug vacuum from outlet before dismantling any part of the machine!
PROBLEM
REASON
SOLUTION
Does not turn on
or machine shuts off
intermittently
1. Handle not fully inserted into the bag
housing, causing a faulty connection.
1. Release handle catch, push handle
down, close handle catch. See pg. 6.
2. Not plugged into good outlet.
2. Use another outlet.
3. Cable worn.
3. Replace cable.
4. Dust bag housing (6) not seated
fully into proper “locked” position
on top of power head.
4. Housing release button (8) should
be snapped outward to its locked
position.
1. Bag full.
1. Replace bag. See Bag Replacement
on page 9. Also see page 4.
Bag full or clog light on
or flashing &
machine shuts off
3. Microfilter dirty.
3. Replace microfilter. See page 9
Brush light on
1. Brush worn.
1. Replace brush. See page 9.
Also see page 4.
Brush light slowly
flashing
1. Vacuum is stationary and in
upright locked position.
1. See page 7. Also see page 5.
1. Brush jammed.
1. Shut off the power switch, unplug
the machine and pull the obstruction from the brush roller. Also see
page 4.
Up & down lights flicker
1. Operating on uneven floor.
1. Ignore.
Does not pick up
1. Attachment tube not
correctly inserted.
1. Reinsert attachment tube, making
sure lower end of tube is in the
lower hole and handle is properly
seated over the protruding tab (22).
2. Front cover not closed.
2. See below.
Brush light flashing &
machine shuts off
Front bag door won’t
fully close
Hose doesn’t retract
after attachment tube is
inserted
12
2. Clog in airflow pathway, attach2. See Clog Removal on page 10.
ment hose, attachment tube, swivel
Also see page 4.
neck or entrance to dust bag.
1. Cover release flap not fully closed. 1. Reinsert bag. Lock the cover
release flap down firmly.
2. Bag not inserted properly
2. Reinsert bag with cover release
flap (5) up, until firmly latched in
bag holder (see pg. 9 figure 10).
3. Microfilter not properly inserted.
3. Lift safety lever and insert filter with
vertical plastic ridge on filter facing
you (see pg. 9, figure 11).
1. Attachment tube not properly
inserted.
1. Reinsert making sure top of handle
is pointing back and tube is fully
seated on the protruding tab (22)
on top of the dust bag housing.
AUTOMATIC X4 & X5 SCHEMATIC AND PARTS LIST
Filter Bag Housing and Handle
#9570AM X4 and #9580AM X5 White/Gray Machine
Pos.
Part #
Description
1 5634AM
Handle complete - dark gray/light gray
(incl. pos. 2 -13)
2 5297SE
Handle grip (incl. pos. 3, 7 + 10)
3 5359DG
Grommet
Power supply cord
4 5450DG
5 05113
Switch w/screws
Switch cap - light gray
6 5160HG
Switch cap holder
7 5161DG
8 5162
Cable clamp
Screw C 3.9x16 DIN 7981
9 0103
Wire-antistatic
10 5253UL
11 5298ER
Handle cable
Screw M 4x12 DIN 966
12 0129
13 5187
Handle tube
14 0102
Screw F 3.9x13 DIN 7981
Hose, cpl.
15 5040SB
16 5045DG
Extension tube
Cover - white
17 5707GW
Bag holder Spring
18 5319
19 5706DG
Cover release - dark gray
Safety catch spring
20 5091
Safety catch
21 5360
22 5324
Bag holder cpl. (incl. pos. 20 + 21)
Front cover complete (14 & 17-22) 23 5750SE
white/dark gray
5454
Front cover seal
Dust bag pack
24 5093AM
25 5036AM
Micro hygiene filter
Internal cover cpl. (incl. pos. 40 + 41)
26 5380DG
Clamp
27 1073
Filter safety catch
28 5208
Return spring
29 5210
Cable clamp
30 5164
Dust bag housing locking catch - dk gray
31 5722DG
Handle catch - dark gray
32 1859DG
33 0161
Clip 4, DIN 6799
34 5721GW
Carrying handle - white
35 5703GW
Cable hook - white
36 5146
Stop spring
37 5424DG
Retaining ring
38 5299ER
Internal cable
39 5266
Cable clamp
40 5842
Seal
41 5289
Seal
43 1823DG
Attachment clip - dark gray
44 5084
Spring for locking rod
45 5163
Seal
46 5083
Locking rod
47 5702GW
Dust bag housing bumper base - white
48 5755GW
Dust bag housing, cpl. - white/dk gray
(incl. pos. 9, 14 + 26-47)
49 1092DG
Crevice nozzle
50 1491DG
Upholstery nozzle
51 5460DG
Mounting clip with screw
52 1387DG
Dusting brush
#9501AM X4 Onyx/Silver Machine Exceptions
1 5640AM
Handle complete - black/silver
(incl. pos. 2-13)
2 5295SW
Handle grip (incl. pos. 3, 7 + 10)
3 5359
Grommet
6 5160SB
Switch cap - silver
7 5161SW
Switch cap holder -black
15 5040SW
Hose - black
16 5045SW
Extension tube - black
17 5707SW
Cover - black
19 5706SB
Cover release - silver
23 5774SE
Front cover complete - black/silver
26 5380SW
Internal cover (incl. pos. 40 + 41}
31 5722SB
Dust bag housing locking catch - silver
32 1859SB
Handle catch - silver
34 5721SW
Carrying handle - black
35 5703SW
Cable hook - black
37 5424AM
Retaining ring
43 1823SW
Attachment clip - black
47 5702SW
Dust bag housing bumper base - black
48 5763SW
Dust bag housing complete - black
(pos. 9, 14, + 26-47)
49 1092SW
Crevice nozzle - black
50 1491SW
Upholstery nozzle - black
#9501AM
#9558AM
#9570AM
#9574AM
#9577AM
X4 Onyx/Silver
X4 Red/Gray
X4 White/Gray
X4 Spring Green
X4 Blue/Yellow
#9574AM X4 Spring Green Machine Exceptions
Pos.
Part #
Description
1 5637AM
Handle complete - spring
green (pos. 2-13)
6 5160FG
Switch cap - spring green
17 5707FG
Cover - spring green
23 5754SE
Front cover complete
- spring green/dark gray
#9558AM X4 Red/Gray Machine Exceptions
34 5721FG
Carrying handle - spring
1 5638AM
Handle complete - dark gray/red
green
6 5160DR
Switch cap - red
35 5703FG
Cable hook - spring green
17 5707DR
Cover - red
47 5702DG
Dust bag housing bumper
23 5751SE
Front cover complete - red/dark gray
base
35 5768DR
Cable hook (incl. pos. 34 carrying
48 5759FG
Dust bag housing cpl.
handle) - red
(spring green)
47 5702DG
Dust bag housing bumper - dark gray
(incl. pos. 9, 14 + 26-47)
48 5759DR
Dust bag housing complete - red/dark gray
#9580AM
#9587AM
X5 White/Gray
X5 Blue/Yellow
#9577AM X4 and #9587AM X5
Blue/Yellow Machine Exceptions
Pos.
Part #
Description
1 5636AM
Handle complete - dark gray/yellow
6 5160SG
Switch cap - yellow
17 5707DB
Cover - dark blue
19 5706SG
Cover release - yellow
23 5749SE
Front cover complete - dark blue/
yellow
31 5722SG
Dust bag housing locking catch yellow
32 1859SG
Handle catch - yellow
34 5721DB
Carrying handle - dark blue
35 5703DB
Cable hook - dark blue
47 5702DB
Dust bag housing bumper base dark blue
48 5763DB
Dust bag housing complete - dark
blue/yellow)
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AUTOMATIC X4 SCHEMATIC AND PARTS LIST
Power Head
#9570AM X4 White/Gray Machine
Part #
Description
Pos.
100
5780AM
Power head cover, complete
(incl. pos. 101-103+164) - white/dark gray
101
5712GW
Exhaust filter catch - white
5143
Exhaust filter
102
5711GW
Exhaust filter cover - white
103
104
5729UL
Swivel neck assembly (105-107)
5176UL
Male contact holder
105
0102
Screw F 3.9 x 13 DIN 7981
106
107
2494
Cable clamp
5101
Swivel neck bearing r. h.
108
5480
Swivel neck support r. h.
109
110
5479
Swivel neck support l. h.
5717
Swivel neck bearing l. h.
111
112
5203ER
PCB 12 V power supply
113
5205
Ribbon cable
5713GW
Brush roller release - white
114
5103
Spring
115
5051DG
Axle, assembly (117-120)
116
117
5059OR
Foot pedal - orange
118
5053
Axle
5819DG
Wheel
119
120
2010
Axle spring
121
2014
Axle clamp
5031GW
Bearing block right hand- white/dark gray
122
123
5010AM
Brush roller
124
5005DG
Bumper set
5155DG
Rubbing plate
125
126
5172OR
Access door (incl. pos. 127 + 128)
127
5303
Access door axle
128
5304
Access door spring
129
5154DG
Hinge
130
0100
Screw C 2.9 x 9.5 DIN 7981
131
0176TL
Screw AM 4 x 30 DIN 7985 TL
132
5174DG
Pile adjustment wheel
5060ER
Servo motor with gear box
133
5411DG
Front bottom plate, complete
134
135
5412DG
Rear bottom plate, complete
(incl. pos. 136 + 139)
136
5400-1
Sealing strip
137
5401
Wire tie
138
5402
Wire tie
139
0197
Screw M 4 x 12
140
5482DG
Chassis cpl. (124-130 & 134-139)
141
5468
Vacuum motor 1300 w/120 V (142 & 143)
05117S
Carbon brush set for vac motor
142
5100
Rubber mounting
143
5462
Motor pulley
144
5129
Support lever
145
5107-1
Support spring
146
5112SW
Motor pulley cover
147
5740ER
Computer controller
148
0107
Screw C 2.9 x 13 DIN 7981
149
0143
Washer 3.2 DIN 125
150
5173SW
Cover for air channel
151
5464
Sensor w/screws and pulley
152
0104
Screw C 3.9 x 25 DIN 7981
153
5463
Belt 2MR-310-6
154
5110
Belt 219 3M HTDII-6
155
5766HG
Bearing block l. h., complete (156-159)
156
5044HG
Bearing block l. h.
157
5017ER
Drive shaft, complete
158
5327
Bushing
159
5179
Clutch
160
0103
Screw C 3.9 x 16 DIN 7981
161
0141
Locking washer
162
5018UL
Motor cover
163
5117/1
Sensor pulley
164
5730DG
Display - dark gray
#9501AM
#9558AM
#9570AM
X4 Onyx/Silver
X4 Red/Gray
X4 White/Gray
#9574AM
#9577AM
X4 Spring Green
X4 Blue/Yellow
#9501AM X4 Onyx/Silver Machine Exceptions
100
5783AM
Power head cover complete
(incl. pos. 101-103+164) - onyx/silver
101
5712DG
Exhaust filter catch - dark gray
103
5711SW
Exhaust filter cover - onyx
114
5713SW
Brush roller release - onyx
122
5031DG
Bearing block right hand
164
5730SB
Display - silver
#9558AM X4 Red/Gray Machine Exceptions
100
5778AM2
Power head cover complete
(incl. pos. 101-103+164) red/dark gray
101
5712DG
Exhaust filter catch - dark gray
103
5711DR
Exhaust filter cover - red
114
5713DG
Brush roller release
122
5031DR
Bearing block right hand red/dark gray
14
#9574AM X4 Spring Green Machine Exceptions
Pos.
Part #
Description
100
5779SE
Power head cover complete
(incl. pos. 101-103+164)
- spring green/dark gray
101
5712DG
Exhaust filter catch
103
5711FG
Exhaust filter cover spring green
114
5713DG
Brush roller release
122
5031FG
Bearing block right hand spring green/dark gray
#9577AM X4 Blue/Yellow Machine Exceptions
Pos.
Part #
Description
100
5786AM
Power head cover complete
(incl.pos. 101-103+164)
- dark blue/yellow
101
5712DB
Exhaust filter catch dark blue
103
5711DB
Exhaust filter cover dark blue
114
5713DB
Brush roller release dark blue
122
5031DB
Bearing block right hand dark blue/dark gray
164
5730SG
Display - yellow
AUTOMATIC X5 SCHEMATIC AND PARTS LIST
Power Head
#9580AM X5 White/Gray Machine
Part #
Description
Pos.
100
5790AM
Power head cover, complete
(incl. pos. 101-103+169)
- white/dark gray
5712GW
Exhaust filter catch - white
101
5143
Exhaust filter
102
103
5711GW
Exhaust filter cover - white
5729UL
Swivel neck assembly (105-107)
104
5176UL
Male contact holder
105
106
0102
Screw F 3.9 x 13 DIN 7981
2494
Cable clamp
107
5101
Swivel neck bearing r. h.
108
109
5178
Swivel neck support r. h.
5728
Swivel neck support l. h.
110
111
5717
Swivel neck bearing l. h.
112
5203ER
PCB 12 V power supply
5205
Ribbon cable
113
5713GW
Brush roller release - white
114
5103
Spring
115
116
5051DG
Axle, assembly (117-120)
117
5059OR
Foot pedal, orange
5053
Axle
118
119
5819DG
Wheel
120
2010
Axle spring
2014
Axle clamp
121
122
5031GW
Bearing block right hand
- white/dark gray
5290AM
Brush roller set
123
124
5230DG
Bumper set
125
5155DG
Rubbing plate
126
5172OR
Access door (incl. pos. 127 + 128)
127
5303
Access door axle
128
5304
Access door spring
129
5154DG
Hinge
130
0100
Screw C 2.9 x 9.5 DIN 7981
0176TL
Screw AM 4 x 30 DIN 7985 TL
131
5174DG
Pile adjustment wheel
132
133
5060ER
Servo motor with gear box
134
5413DG
Front bottom plate, complete
135
5414DG
Rear bottom plate, complete
(incl. pos. 136 + 139)
136
5400-2
Sealing strip
137
5401
Wire tie
138
5402
Wire tie
139
0197
Screw M 4 x 12
140
5321DG
Chassis, complete (124-130 & 134-139)
141
5468
Vacuum motor 1300 W / 120 V (142 & 143)
05117S
Carbon brush set-vac mtr.
142
5100
Rubber mounting
143
5462
Motor pulley
144
5129
Support lever
145
5107-1
Support spring
146
5112SW
Motor pulley cover
147
5740ER
Computer controller
148
0107
Screw C 2.9 x 13 DIN 7981
149
0143
Washer 3.2 DIN 125
150
5173SW
Cover for air channel
151
5465
Sensor w/screws and pulley
152
0104
Screw C 3.9 x 25 DIN 7981
153
5463
Belt 2MR-310-6
154
5110
Belt 219 3M HTDII-6
155
5767HG
Bearing block l. h., complete (156-159)
156
5243HG
Bearing block l. h.
157
5236
Drive shaft, complete
158
5327
Bushing
159
5179
Clutch
160
0103
Screw C 3.9 x 16 DIN 7981
161
0141
Locking washer
162
5018UL
Motor cover
163
5714GW
Brush roller release - white
164
5244HG
Seal bearing
165
5249GW
Brush cover - white/dark gray
166
5250
Edge brush
167
5246
Shaft extension, complete
168
5117/1
Sensor pulley
169
5730DG
Display - dark gray
#9580AM
#9587AM
X5 White/Gray
X5 Blue/Yellow
#9587AM X5 Blue/Yellow Machine Exceptions
100
5796AM
Power head cover complete (incl. pos. 101-103+169) dark blue/yellow
101
5712DB
Exhaust filter catch - dark blue
103
5711DB
Exhaust filter cover - dark blue
114
5713DB
Brush roller release - dark blue
122
5031DB
Bearing block right hand dark blue/gray
163
5714DB
Brush roller release - dark blue
165
5249DB
Brush cover - dark blue/dark gray
169
5730SG
Display - yellow
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SEBO VACUUM CLEANER WARRANTY
1.
Your authorized SEBO dealer or SEBO will provide the
original product purchaser with replacement of NonWear Parts which fail due to a material or workmanship defect for a period of five (5) years from the original date of purchase of new product. SEBO America
will provide a five (5) year warranty on suction motors
and brush drive motors. The drive belts on a SEBO
AUTOMATIC X are guaranteed for the life of the
machine.
2.
Your authorized SEBO dealer or SEBO will repair (or will
cover labor charges associated with repair) a defective
SEBO vacuum cleaner at no cost to the original purchaser, within five (5) years of original purchase of new
product in the United States; and within one (1) year of
original purchase of new product in Canada.
3.
SEBO America or an authorized SEBO dealer must
complete all warranty repairs.
4.
To locate an authorized SEBO dealer in your area, or to
register a warranty claim in the United States of
America, please visit our website at www.sebo.us.
5.
6.
To locate an authorized SEBO dealer in your area, or to
register a warranty claim in Canada, please call Floor
Care Equipment, Ltd. at (403) 250-5005.
The warranties provided for above apply exclusively to
SEBO Vacuum Cleaners which are used residentially.
No warranty is provided for SEBO vacuum cleaners
used commercially.
7.
The Wear Parts excluded from warranty coverage
include filter bags, micro-hygiene filters, exhaust
filters, the cable (external cord), the attachment hose,
the brush rollers, the front bottom plate, the rear
bottom plate, the sealing strip, the attachment (active
wand) tube, the crevice nozzle, the upholstery nozzle,
the dusting brush and all of the optional attachments.
(See “Optional Attachments” on page 6 of this manual).
8.
This warranty applies only while your SEBO Vacuum
Cleaner is physically located within the United States of
America and its territories or Canada.
9.
The purchase receipt showing the date, price, and item
of purchase is the initial document of proof of purchase
and determines the validity of warranty. To be certain
that your warranty claim can be processed as quickly
and efficiently as possible, please retain your original
purchase receipt and mail in the warranty card provided
with your new SEBO vacuum cleaner. You may also register on our website at www.sebo.us.
10. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may
also have other legal rights, which vary from
state/province to state/province.
11. SEBO America will not process nor will it accept
responsibility for warranty claims for machines purchased from dealers located in Canada. Floor Care
Equipment, Ltd. will not process nor will it accept
responsibility for warranty claims for machines purchased from dealers located in the United States.
EXCLUSIVE REMEDY: The remedies provided under the terms of this Warranty are the purchaser’s exclusive remedies
and are in lieu of any other remedies otherwise available.
THE WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER:
LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS:
• Used or secondhand products.
• Products outside of the warranty period.
• Items not manufactured by SEBO.
• Normal maintenance service.
• Equipment damaged by improper use, accident,
other casualty or negligence.
• Machines equipped with nonauthorized
attachments or modifications.
• Machines on which the serial number has been
altered or removed.
SEBO MAKES NO OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AND SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDES THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
To contact SEBO in the United States of America:
SEBO America, LLC
Telephone: (800) 334-6614
Fax: (303) 792-9196
Website: www.sebo.us
To contact SEBO in Canada:
Floor Care Equipment, Ltd.
Telephone: (800) 661-8687
Fax: (800) 270-4807
Website: www.sebocanada.ca
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SEBO WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE.
THIS DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SHALL NOT
APPLY TO THE EXTENT SAID DISCLAIMER IS NOT ALLOWED BY
APPLICABLE STATE/PROVINCIAL LAW.
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