Maytag Agility F6212901 User's Manual

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Deep Cleaner
Your AGILITY™ Deep
Cleaner is fully assembled
and
ready to begin cleaning!
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Important Safeguards!
When using an electrical appliance, always follow basic precautions, including the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING APPLIANCE.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, or injury:
• Use indoors only.
• Use only on surfaces moistened by the cleaning process. Do not immerse product.
• Connect to a properly earthed source using the factory fitted plug and cable only.
• Do not clean over floor electrical outlets.
• Do not use without tanks in place.
• Use extra care when cleaning on stairs. Do not place deep cleaner on stairs.
• Use deep cleaner only for its intended use as described in the instructions.
• Use only attachments supplied or recommended.
• The use of an extension cord is not recommended.
• Unplug deep cleaner when not in use. Turn off all controls before unplugging.
• Unplug deep cleaner before connecting the powered hand tool.
• Always disconnect cable from electrical source before servicing the deep cleaner.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cable. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cable.
• Never handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
• Do not pull or carry by cable, use cable as a handle, close door on cable or pull cable around
sharp edges or corners. Do not run appliance over cable. Keep cable away from heated surfaces.
• Do not use with damaged cable or plug. If appliance is not working as it should, please refer to
“Trouble Shooting”.
• Do not point tools toward people or pets.
• Keep detergents and other cleaners out of children's reach.
• Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids or use in areas where they may be
present.
• Avoid picking up hard, sharp objects with the deep cleaner. They may damage the machine.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, feet and all parts of body away from openings and moving
parts.
• Store in a dry place. Do not expose machine to freezing temperatures.
Save these instructions!
To contact us:
• www.maytag.co.uk
• 01737 231000 - our Consumer
Response Centre (9 AM to 5 PM
Monday - Friday)
• ukservice@maytag.com
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Fill in and Save
For your records, enter the model number and
serial numbers in the spaces provided. These
numbers are located on the data label on the
underside of the cleaner.
Model No. ____________________________
Serial No. _____________________________
Save your sales receipt and attach it to this
manual. Proof of date of purchase may be
required for the guarantee.
Contents
Important safeguards . . . . . . . . 2
Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Cleaner description . . . . . . . . . . 4
Deep cleaner basics . . . . . . . . . . 5
Filling the tank . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Emptying the recovery tank . 6
Attaching the hose . . . . . . . . . 7
Selecting & attaching tool . . . 7
Draining & storing hose . . . . 8
Cleaning carpet . . . . . . . . . . 10-11
Cleaning upholstery . . . . . 11-12
Basic steps for cleaning. . . . . . 13
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Unpacking
A. Deep cleaner
B. Detergent
B
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Features
Cleaner Description
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Hand grip
Solution trigger: press to release
cleaning solution
Clean Surge™ button
Upper handle
Upper handle release button
Solution tank cap/measuring cup
Solution tank release button
Solution tank
Brush setting selector
Nozzle
Recovery tank
Recovery tank release button
Powered hand tool
Recovery tank cap
Stair/upholstery nozzle
Cable hooks (tool caddy removed)
Hose door
Handle release pedal
ON/OFF pedal
Hose
Cable hooks (tool caddy stored on
cleaner)
Hose connector
Tool caddy
This deep cleaner is intended for
household use.
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Operate deep cleaner only at voltage
specified on data plate on back of
cleaner. Plug deep cleaner into a
properly earthed source.
Your AGILITY™
Deep Cleaner is fully
assembled and ready
to begin cleaning!
Unfold handle
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B
A
Raise upper handle (A) to
upright position until it
locks in place.
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How to fold handle
Press upper handle release
button (B) to fold handle.
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Deep Cleaner Basics
Fill the solution tank
Unplug deep cleaner from
electrical source.
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✓ Press button (A) and remove solution
tank (Fig. 3)
✓ Release latches (B) on tank cap and
remove (Fig. 4)
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✓ Use cap (Fig. 5) to measure the proper
amount of detergent according
to the chart below:
Surface
Carpet
Upholstery
B
Amount of
detergent
Type of detergent
two
caps
Carpet/
Upholstery Detergent
one
cap
Carpet/
Upholstery Detergent
B
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NOTE: For best results, use only MAYTAG detergents.
They are specifically formulated for use with your
AGILITY™ Deep Cleaner.
✓ Pour detergent into tank
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C
✓ Fill tank to fill line (C) (approx. 4 litres) with hot tap water
(Fig. 6)
✓ Replace cap. Secure both latches (B) (Fig. 4)
✓ Place bottom of tank onto cleaner. Pivot top of tank and
snap in place (Fig. 7)
Caution: Detergents contain Anionic and Nonionic
Surfactants. Avoid contact with the eyes and skin. In case
of contact with eyes, flush with cold water for 15 minutes.
In case of contact with skin, wash with water. If irritation
persists, refer to your GP.
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Empty the recovery tank
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Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
A
✓ An automatic shut-off device prevents the cleaner
from picking up more dirty water than it can hold in
the recovery tank.
B
You will know the tank needs to be emptied -• The amount of dirty water has reached the full line
(A).
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• When the motor sound rises in pitch.
C
• You do not see dirty solution coming up through
the nozzle.
• The float (B) inside the recovery tank has risen to
the top of the tank (Fig. 8).
✓ Press button (C) and remove tank (Fig. 9).
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✓ Release latches (D) on tank cap and remove cap (Fig.
10).
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D
✓ Empty tank.
✓ Replace cap (Fig. 11). Secure both latches (D) (Fig. 10).
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For full suction, it is important that the recovery
tank cap is properly secured before cleaning.
✓ Remove any debris that has collected on lint filter (E)
on cleaner body (Fig. 12 and inset).
✓ Place bottom of tank onto cleaner. Pivot top of tank
and snap in place (Fig. 12).
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E
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Attach the hose
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Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
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✓ Place handle in upright position.
✓ The hose and tool caddy can be removed from the
cleaner if you desire.
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✓ Remove hose from tool caddy.
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C
✓ Open hose door (A) on back of deep cleaner (Fig. 13).
✓ Align hose connector with hose and solution ports (C)
(Fig. 14).
B
✓ Push hose into port and lock in place.
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✓ To remove hose: Squeeze latches (D) on top and bottom
of hose. Remove hose from port (Fig. 15).
✓ Close hose door (A) tightly (inset).
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Select tool
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SpinScrub™ hand tool
Stair/Upholstery nozzle
• Rotating brushes
• Built-in brush
• Use on carpet to clean
spots, small areas or
stairs
• Use on upholstery
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Attach tool
Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
✓ Slide tool onto hose. Snap tool over tab (E) on hose (Fig 18).
E
✓ To remove tool: Push forward and up on latch (F) (Fig. 19).
Slide tool off hose.
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The handle must be in the upright position in order to
get cleaning solution through the hose.
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Drain the hose
A
When finished using the hose and tool, remove water
from the hose.
✓ Turn deep cleaner on and hold end of hose up for
several seconds (A). Do not press trigger. (Fig. 20)
B
✓ Turn deep cleaner off and unplug it.
✓ Hold hose connector in sink and press trigger to
remove solution from hose (B) (Fig. 20).
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C
Store hose
Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
➤ Hook hose connector (C) into caddy (Fig. 21).
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➤ Wrap hose around caddy in a anticlockwise
direction (Fig. 22).
➤ Hook tool connector (D) and ‘SpinScrub’ tool (E) onto
caddy (Fig. 23).
➤ Snap upholstery tool (F) into caddy (Fig. 24).
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E
D
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F
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Hose caddy
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You can either store the hose caddy on the cleaner or remove it
to store separately.
H
To store caddy on the cleaner:
➤ Slide tabs (G) on caddy into slots on back of cleaner (Fig.
25).
G
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➤ Hook top of caddy to cleaner (H).
I
➤ Wrap cable around cable hooks (I) on caddy (Fig. 26). Rotate
top hook to release cable.
To remove caddy from the cleaner:
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➤ Lift caddy off cleaner (Fig. 27).
➤ Wrap cable around cable hooks (J) on back of cleaner (Fig.
28). Rotate bottom hook to release cable.
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Brush speed selector
J
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Choose ON for normal cleaning of carpet.
Choose OFF when brushing is not desired.
Clean Surge™ button
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K
K
Push ‘Clean Surge’ button (K) to release extra cleaning solution.
Use the ‘Clean Surge’ button when cleaning heavily soiled areas
of carpet (traffic areas, spots, etc.)
No cleaning solution removes all stains from all carpets.
Stain removal varies with the type of spill, time passed before
removal, carpet material, and carpet type.
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Cleaning carpet
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1
Remove lightweight furniture (tables, lamps, etc.) from area to be cleaned.
Protect any remaining furniture by pinning up furniture skirts and placing
aluminium foil or plastic under legs.
2
Vacuum carpet thoroughly to remove loose dirt, hair, lint and other debris
(Fig. 31).
3
Test detergent for colorfastness on a hidden area of carpet.
Wet a white cloth or paper towel with some detergent. Gently rub onto a
hidden area of carpet. Wait ten minutes. Blot with white cloth or paper towel
and check for color transfer.
4
Pretreat spots, stains and high traffic areas with MAYTAG Spot and Stain
Spray (Fig. 32).
Spray spot or area with Spot and Stain Spray. Then proceed with the next
cleaning steps.
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Fill solution tank with hot tap water and proper amount of MAYTAG
detergent (see page 5) (Fig. 33).
Use only MAYTAG brand detergents in your deep cleaner. Other brands
may damage the deep cleaner.
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Plan your cleaning to avoid walking on wet carpet. Start at the end of the
room farthest from the exit and work in small sections (Fig. 34).
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Step on handle release pedal and lower handle. Turn cleaner ON.
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Squeeze and hold trigger (A) to release cleaning solution (Fig. 35). Push
cleaner forward SLOWLY then pull it back SLOWLY.
Use ‘Clean Surge’ button (B) in heavily soiled areas (Fig. 35).
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Let go of trigger and push cleaner over same area to pick up dirty solution
without putting down more solution. Continue using dry strokes until you
see only a little solution coming up through the nozzle (front of cleaner).
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Do not make the carpet too wet! Use no more than two sets of forward and
backward strokes while releasing solution. Always follow with dry strokes the more the better.
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Listen carefully! When the motor sound changes (rises in pitch), the recovery
tank needs to be emptied.
When water has reached the full line in the recovery tank, the cleaner will
NOT pick up any more dirty solution.
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Allow carpet to dry. Avoid walking on the carpet until it is dry.
Increased air circulation (open doors, turn on fans, etc.) will help carpet dry
thoroughly.
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Vacuum thoroughly after carpet has dried. This will reduce any shading left
by the deep cleaner’s brushes.
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Start
Exit
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B
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A
Cleaning upholstery
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UNDER
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Check fabric cleaning code (Fig. 36). The codes indicate whether it is alright
to use your deep cleaner to clean the upholstery.
Do not use the deep cleaner on upholstery marked ‘Dry Clean Only’. If you
are unsure, please refer to the original manufacturer.
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Vacuum upholstery thoroughly with your vacuum cleaner’s attachments.
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Test detergent for colorfastness on a hidden area of upholstery.
Wet a white cloth or paper towel with some detergent. Gently rub onto a
hidden area of upholstery. Wait ten minutes. Blot with white cloth or paper
towel and check for color transfer.
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Pretreat spots and stains with MAYTAG Spot and Stain Spray (Fig. 37).
Spray spot or area with Spot and Stain Spray. Then proceed with the next
cleaning steps.
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Fill solution tank with hot tap water and proper amount of MAYTAG detergent (see page 5)(Fig. 38).
Use only MAYTAG brand detergents in your deep cleaner. Other brands
may damage the deep cleaner.
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Attach hose and tool as described in Figs. 13-19 (Fig. 39).
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Place handle in full upright position. Turn cleaner ON.
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Squeeze and hold trigger (A) to release cleaning solution. Gently press tool
into fabric and slowly pull the tool over the fabric (Fig. 40).
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Let go of trigger and pull tool over same area to pick up dirty solution without putting down more solution. Continue using dry strokes until you see
only a little solution coming up through the tool.
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Do not make the upholstery too wet! Use no more than two strokes while
releasing solution. Always follow with dry strokes - the more the better.
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Listen carefully! When the motor sound changes (rises in pitch), the recovery
tank needs to be emptied.
When water has reached the full line in the recovery tank, the cleaner will
NOT pick up any more dirty solution.
Allow upholstery to dry. Avoid using upholstery until it is dry.
Increased air circulation (open doors, turn on fans, etc.) will help upholstery
dry thoroughly.
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Routine care for your Deep Cleaner
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Clean the nozzle
Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
➤ Remove solution and recovery tanks to prevent possible leaks.
➤ Lift up on top of nozzle (A) and slide off cleaner (Fig. 41).
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➤ Wipe debris off nozzle and front of cleaner with a damp cloth.
B
➤ Tilt cleaner back, raising front of cleaner off floor. Slide nozzle
(B) up from bottom of cleaner (Fig. 42).
➤ Press on upper portion of nozzle to snap in place.
Clean the brushes
Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
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➤ Remove solution and recovery tanks to prevent possible leaks.
➤ Tilt cleaner back so handle rests on the floor.
➤ Pull brush assembly firmly to remove (Fig. 43).
➤ Rinse brushes under running water.
D
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F
➤ Align posts (C) on brush assembly with slots (D) in cleaner
(Fig. 44).
E
➤ Turn brushes slightly to align square post (E) with square hole
(F) in cleaner (Fig. 44).
C
➤ Press brush assembly firmly and snap in place.
Clean the brush filter
Unplug deep cleaner from electrical source.
➤ Remove solution and recovery tanks to prevent possible
leaks.
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➤ Tilt cleaner back so handle rests on the floor.
G
➤ Squeeze filter frame (G) and pull it out until it stops (Fig. 45).
➤ Wipe debris off filter.
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➤ Slide filter back into place.
Storing your Deep Cleaner
✓ Empty solution tank and rinse thoroughly.
✓ Place empty solution tank on deep cleaner. Turn deep cleaner ON. Squeeze trigger and push
deep cleaner forward and back several times. This will clear any solution remaining inside the
cleaner.
✓ Empty recovery tank, rinse thoroughly and let air dry.
✓ Allow brushes and underside of deep cleaner to air dry thoroughly before storing deep
cleaner on a carpeted or wood surface.
Lubrication
The motor is equipped with bearings which contain sufficient lubrication for the life of the motor.
The addition of lubricant could cause damage. Do not add lubricant to motor bearings.
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Troubleshooting and Service
Use the list below to help solve minor problems.
What’s the
problem?
What to do
Deep cleaner won’t run
✓ Make sure the cleaner is plugged in firmly.
✓ Check the fuse.
Low suction
✓ Empty the recovery tank; it may be full and the
automatic shut-off engaged.
✓ Make sure recovery tank cap is securely latched.
Cleaning solution won’t
dispense
✓ Make sure solution tank is securely in place.
✓ Refill the solution tank if it is empty.
Brushes won’t rotate
✓ Clean brush filter as described in Fig. 45.
✓ Set Brush Speed Selector to ON.
Low suction in hose during
tool use
✓ Make sure recovery tank cap tool use is securely
latched.
✓ Disconnect hose from cleaner and check for blockage in hose.
If the fault is something that you cannot correct yourself, please contact:
• 01737 231000 - our Consumer Response Centre (9AM - 5PM, Monday - Friday)
• ukservice@maytag.com
IMPORTANT
Cord Replacement
This MAYTAG appliance is supplied complete with a plug.
If the main cord of this appliance is damaged, the appliance must be repaired by an Authorised Maytag
Repairer to avoid safety hazard.
Guarantee
The 2 year guarantee on your AGILITY™ Deep Cleaner becomes effective from your date of purchase. We
suggest you record the model and serial number from the information plate on your AGILITY™ Deep
Cleaner and retain it with your original proof of purchase.
This guarantee covers all materials and manufacturer assembly of your AGILITY™ Deep Cleaner.
All repairs must be authorised in advance by our Consumer Response Centre and subsequently completed
by an authorised agent. Any repair completed under guarantee will not extend the original period of your
product guarantee.
This guarantee applies to normal domestic use only.
This guarantee does not cover normal wear and tear, negligence, misuse, accidental damage, blockages or
consumable items.
This guarantee does not cover any consequential loss.
These guarantee benefits are in additional to your statutory rights.
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Basic steps for cleaning
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Vacuum carpet thoroughly to remove loose dirt.
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Test detergent for colorfastness on a hidden area of carpet or upholstery.
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Pretreat spots, stains and high traffic areas with MAYTAG Spot and Stain Spray. Blot spots or
stains to remove as much of the spot as possible.
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Fill solution tank with hot tap water and proper amount of MAYTAG detergent.
Use only MAYTAG brand detergents in your deep cleaner. Other brands may damage the
cleaner.
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Clean the carpet or upholstery.
• Squeeze and hold trigger. Move cleaner forward and back.
• Release trigger and go over same area to pick up dirty solution. Use additional dry strokes
to remove more dirty solution.
• Tough spots and stains may need additional treatment with Spot and Stain Spray.
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Listen carefully! When the motor sound rises in pitch or changes, the recovery tank needs to be
emptied.
When the recovery tank is full, the cleaner will no longer pick up dirty solution.
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Allow time for the carpet or upholstery to dry. Avoid walking on carpet or using upholstery
until it is completely dry.
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When carpet and/or upholstery are dry, vacuum one more time.
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