Vax Turbo Force V-060U Instruction manual

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Vax Careline:
0870 6061248
www.vax.co.uk
BAGLESS UPRIGHT VACUUM CLEANER
Vax Model Number: V-006U
BAGLESS UPRIGHT VACUUM CLEANER
Vax Model Number: V-006/V-006B/V-006N
Instruction Manual
Please read carefully before using
this cleaner. Always fully extend
the mains cable before use.
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Parts Overview
1. Diagram
FRONT
BACK
6x
18
9
1
30
29
2
10
3
11
4
12
28
19
20
5
26
13
21
6
27
25
14
7
8
15
22
16
23
17
24
Fig.1/1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Cable clip
TurboTool®
Dirt container release latch
Dirt container lid
Hose tube
Lower hose
Lower hose cuff
Clear dirt path window
Handle
Stair tool (V-006U only)
Crevice Tool (inside extension tube)
Extension tube
Pleated HEPA filter (V-006B pleated filter)
Dirt container
Headlight (V-006/V-006B/V-006N only)
2
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Brushbar height adjust
Scuff guard bumper
Six (6) screws
Upper tool caddy
Hose clip
Back panel
On/off pedal
Handle release pedal
Swivel wheels
Long power cord
Carry handle
Cord wrap with quick cord release
Dusting brush
Hose
Hose caddy
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Safety Information
2. Safety Information
FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
When using the vacuum cleaner, basic safety
precautions should always be observed, including the
following:
1. Only use the vacuum cleaner indoors on dry
surfaces.
2. Turn off the vacuum cleaner controls before
connecting to or disconnecting from the mains
supply.
3. Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before
connecting or disconnecting the vacuum hose.
4. Close attention is necessary when used by or near
children. Do not allow children to use as a toy.
5. Use only as described in this manual. Use only
the manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
6. Do not use the vacuum cleaner with a damaged
cord or plug. Do not use the vacuum cleaner if it
has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors or
dropped into water. Return the vacuum cleaner
to a Vax Authorised Service Agent or suitably
qualified person for examination, repair or
adjustment.
7. Do not pull or carry by the cord. Do not use the
cord as a handle, close a door on the cord or pull
the cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not
run the vacuum cleaner over the cord. Keep the
cord away from heated surfaces.
8. Do not handle the plug or vacuum cleaner with
wet hands. Do not use outdoors or on wet
surfaces.
9. Do not put any objects into openings. Do not use
with any openings blocked and do not restrict air
flow. Keep all openings free of dust, lint, hair or
anything that may reduce airflow.
10. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of
the body away from openings and moving parts.
11. Do not pick up hot coals, cigarette butts,
matches or any hot, smoking or burning objects.
12. Do not pick up flammable or combustible
materials (lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene, etc) or
use in the presence of explosive liquids or
vapours.
13. Do not vacuum up harmful or toxic material
(chlorine bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, etc).
14. Do not vacuum up hard or sharp objects such as
glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
15. Do not use without the filters in place.
16. Use extra care when vacuuming on stairs.
17. Keep vacuuming area well lit.
18. Store the vacuum cleaner indoors in a cool, dry
area.
19. Turn off the switch before unplugging.
20. Use only CE-approved 13 amp extension cords.
Non-approved extension cords may overheat.
Care should be taken to arrange the cord so that
the cord cannot be pulled or tripped over.
WARNING: Always switch off and unplug the
vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet before
assembling, opening or emptying the dirt container, or
before connecting/disconnecting the attachments.
CAUTION: The vacuum cleaner is a very powerful
unit. Before plugging the cord into the outlet make
sure the switch is in the ‘off’ position. Hold the
vacuum cleaner firmly when starting and in use.
IMPORTANT: If the inlet or hose is blocked, switch
off the vacuum cleaner and remove the blockage(s)
before re-starting the vacuum cleaner.
IMPORTANT: Cleaning filters improves vacuum
performance. Make sure all filters are replaced back
into the vacuum cleaner before using.
This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use
only and not for commercial or industrial use.
PLEASE KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR
FURTHER USE.
Motor Thermostat
IMPORTANT: The motor is equipped with a
thermal cut-out. If for any reason, the vacuum
cleaner should over-heat, the thermostat will
automatically turn the unit off. Should this occur,
unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet
and turn off the switch. Remove the dirt container
and empty. Clean the filters. Allow the cleaner to
cool
for
approximately
one
(1)
hour.
To re-start, plug into an electrical outlet and switch
back on.
Soft-start
IMPORTANT: Model V-006U is fitted with a siftstart system. When the unit is switched on, the
motor will take a few seconds to build up to full
power. The purpose of this function is to offer better
protection to the vacuum motor.
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How to Assemble
3. How to Assemble
IMPORTANT: Always remove the power plug from
the electrical outlet before assembling or before
removing accessories.
Tool required: Phillips screwdriver.
1.
Slide the back panel onto the base (Fig.3/1).
Fig.3/4
5.
Place the upper handle onto the upright back
panel (Fig.3/5).
Fig.3/1
2.
To secure, insert the two (2) screws into the front
of the back panel (Fig.3/2).
Fig.3/5
6.
Attach the TurboTool® clip into the TurboTool®
caddy (Fig.3/6).
Fig.3/2
3.
Slide the end of the hose onto the back panel
inlet. Turn anti-clockwise to secure (Fig.3/3).
Fig.3/6
7.
Fig.3/3
4.
4
Align the carry handle holes with the holes on the
back panel. Slide the handle forward. Insert two
(2) screws into the holes and tighten until secure
(Fig.3/4).
Place the TurboTool® caddy onto the front of the
vacuum lower handle (Fig.3/7).
Fig.3/7
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How to Assemble
8.
Insert the two (2) screws into the back of the
handle and screw them into the tool caddy.
Tighten until secure (Fig.3/8).
Fig.3/11
Fig.3/8
9.
Clip the TurboTool® onto the front of the
TurboTool® caddy (Fig.3/9).
12. Attach the tools. Slide the dusting brush onto the
post in the upper tool caddy with the bristles
facing out (Fig.3/12A). Slide the extension
tube/crevice tool into the round opening on the
front of the right side of the tool caddy. Insert the
stair cleaning tool into the top of the extension
tube (Fig.3/12B). (V-006U only)
Fig.3/9
10. Wrap the hose around the back of the hose
caddy. Push the hose tube down into the right
side of the cleaner to secure (Fig.3/10).
Fig.3/12A Fig.3/12B
13. Align the slots on the lid with the tabs on the dirt
container. Push the lid down and twist
clockwise. Use the arrow marked on the lid to
ensure that the dirt container and lid are aligned
properly (Fig.3/13).
Fig.3/10
11. Align the tabs on the clear dirt path window with
the slots on the lower hose cuff. Push and turn
the hose clockwise until secure (Fig.3/11).
Fig.3/13
14. Insert the tab on the bottom of the dirt container
into the rectangular slot on the cleaner
(Fig.3/14).
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How to Assemble/How to Operate
Fig.3/14
15. To secure the dirt container push the top in place,
there will be an audible click when it is secure
(Fig.3/15).
CAUTION: The brushbar continues to rotate
while the hose is removed or in use, and at all
times while the vacuum cleaner is on. Keep hair,
loose clothing, fingers and all parts of the body
away from the brush area while the vacuum
cleaner is on. The vacuum cleaner must be in
the upright position to lift the rotating brushbar
off the carpet when cleaning above the floor.
Vax recommend that the brushbar height adjust
is turned to its highest position when using the
tools.
On/off Pedal
Plug the cord into the electrical outlet. Turn the
vacuum cleaner on by depressing the foot switch
located on the back left side of the vacuum cleaner
(Fig.4/3). The vacuum cleaner can be turned off by
pressing the on/off switch again.
Fig.3/15
4. How to Operate
Cord Release
Release the power cord by turning the quick cord
release. The cord should be inserted into the cord
guide while vacuuming to keep it out of the way
(Fig.4/1).
Fig.4/3
Handle Release Pedal
To release the handle, push the handle release pedal
located on the the lower left side of the cleaner
(Fig.4/4).
Fig.4/1
Adjustment for Different Floor Types
Fig.4/4
Slide the height adjust lever to match the surface
being cleaned (Fig.4/2).
Floor/Carpet Cleaning
NOTE: For easiest adjustment, place cleaner in full
Move the handle to the desired position (A) for storage
upright position.
and
position
(B)
for
normal
operation.
De-press the handle release pedal again (C) to clean
under furniture (Fig.4/5).
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A
Crevice tool: for crevices, corners and cracks etc.
Dusting brush: for delicate surfaces and skirting
board.
B
Stair tool ( V-006U only): for stairs, upholstery and
curtains. Twist the head tool for best contact with
stair treads and risers (Fig.5/4).
C
A
Fig.4/5
5. Accessories
IMPORTANT: The vacuum cleaner must be in the
upright position to raise the brushbar. The brushbar
height adjust must also be at its highest position.
1.
Remove the hose from the tool caddy (Fig.5/1).
Fig.5/4
Carry Handle
Use the carry handle on the back of the vacuum
cleaner to move the cleaner from room to room
(Fig.5/5).
NOTE: Check that the dirt container is securely in
place before lifting the vacuum cleaner.
Fig.5/1
2.
Choose any of the handy on-board accessories
or use the hose alone. Simply push the
attachment firmly onto the end of the extension
tube or hose handle. To remove the accessory,
twist and pull apart gently (Fig.5/2).
Fig.5/5
6. Dirt Container & filter:
Removal & Replacement
Fig.5/2
Extension Tube
If additional length is needed, use the extension tube
and/or crevice tool. Pull the crevice tool out of the
extension tube or hose handle. To remove the tool,
twist and pull apart gently.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from moving
parts, unplug before servicing.
NOTE: Unplug the vacuum cleaner before changing
filter.
NOTE: For best performance, replace filter annually.
1.
Press the latch above the dirt container and
remove the dirt container from the vacuum
cleaner (Fig.6/1).
NOTE: The crevice tool is stored inside the extension
tube (Fig.5/3).
Fig.5/3
Fig.6/1
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Dirt Container & Filter: Removal & Replacement
2.
Remove the dirt container lid by turning it anticlockwise (Fig.6/2).
6. Align slots on the lid with the tabs on the dirt
container (Fig.6/6A). Push the lid down and twist
clockwise.
NOTE: There is a guideline on the back of the dust
container lid. Align the line with the arrow on the dirt
container and turn clockwise until secure (Fig.6/6B).
Fig.6/2
3.
Hold the dirt container and grasp the top of the
filter. Twist and pull the filter up and out (Fig.6/3).
7.
A
B
Fig.6/6A
Fig.6/6B
Return the dirt container to the vacuum cleaner.
Set the aligning tab on the bottom of the dirt
container into the rectangular slot on the cleaner
(inset). Push to click into place (Fig.6/7).
Fig.6/3
4.
Empty the dirt container completely (Fig.6/4).
Fig.6/7
7.
Rotating
Brushbar:
Removal & Replacement
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from moving
parts, unplug the cleaner before changing the belt or
the rotating brushbar.
Fig.6/4
5.
Each time the dirt container is emptied, the filter
should be cleaned. Tap the filter against the side
of a rubbish bin until the dust stops falling from
the filter. Return the filter to the dirt container.
Push the filter into place to prevent dirt leakage
(Fig.6/5).
Fig.6/5
8
Tool required: Phillips screwdriver.
To Remove the belt
1.
Lay the vacuum cleaner flat and turn it over to
expose the nozzle base. The base should lay flat
and face upwards. To remove the nozzle guard,
use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the five (5)
screws. Arrows show the location of the screws
(Fig.7/1).
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Rotating Brushbar & Filter: Removal & Replacement/Light Bulb Removal & Replacement
3.
With the new belt in place, pull and slide the
brushbar into the nozzle, making sure that the
end caps are in the correct orientation (Fig.7/6A).
Rotate the brushbar manually to make sure the
belt is properly aligned (Fig.7/6).
Fig.7/1
2.
Lift the nozzle guard (Fig.7/2).
A
Fig.7/6
4.
Re-attach the nozzle guard (Fig.7/7)
Fig.7/2
3.
Lift and remove the brushbar and dispose of the
belt (Fig.7/3).
Fig.7/7
5.
Replace all five (5) screws to secure the nozzle
guard (Fig.7/8).
Fig.7/3
To Replace the Belt or Brushbar
1.
Slide the belt onto the motorshaft (Fig.7/4). Then
slide the brushbar into the belt.
Fig.7/8
8. Light Bulb: Removal &
Replacement
(V-006/V-006B/V-006N only)
Fig.7/4
2.
Place the new belt in the area of the brushbar
without bristles (Fig.7/5).
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from moving
parts, unplug before servicing.
Tool required: Phillips screwdriver.
1.
Unplug the vacuum cleaner. Lean the cleaner
handle back and remove the two (2) screws
located on either side of the headlight lens
(Fig.8/1).
Fig.7/5
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Light Bulb: Removal & Replacement/Clearing Blockages
2.
Undo the hose from the back panel dirt tube.
Remove any obstruction (Fig.9/2).
Fig.8/1
2.
Pull the bulb out of the socket gently. Do Not
twist the bulb. Gently push the replacement bulb
into the socket (Fig.8/2).
Fig.9/2
3.
Undo the hose from the clear dirt passage
window and remove any obstruction (Fig.9/3).
Fig.8/2
3.
Secure the headlight lens by replacing the two
(2) screws (Fig.8/3).
Fig.9/3
4.
Remove the nozzle guard by removing the five
(5) screws. Look for any obstructions and
remove brushbar if necessary (Fig.9/4).
Fig.8/3
9. Clearing Blockages
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from moving
parts, unplug before servicing.
Fig.9/4
1.
Check to see if dirt container is full. Empty and
clean the dirt container filter.
Clearing
Blockages
TurboTool®
2.
Unwrap the hose from the caddy. Remove any
obstruction if visible in the end of the hose
(Fig.9/1).
1.
LOCKING RING
10
the
Rotate the locking ring 180º and then turn the
TurboTool® over (Fig.9/5).
Fig.9/5
Fig.9/1
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Clearing Blockages
2.
Pivot lowering housing and remove any
blockage (Fig.9/6).
Fig.9/6
3.
To re-assemble, ensure that the tabs are
engaged. Pivot the lower housing closed and
rotate the locking ring 180º (Fig.9/7).
TABS
Fig.9/7
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Troubleshooting
10. Troubleshooting
WARNING: TO REDUCE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, UNPLUG VACUUM CLEANER BEFORE
SERVICING
PROBLEM: Cleaner won’t run
Cause: Not properly plugged into electrical outlet.
Solution: Plug in firmly.
Cause: No electricity in electrical outlet.
Solution: Check fuse or breaker.
Cause: On/off switch not turned on.
Solution: Push on/off switch to on.
Cause: Motor thermostat has tripped.
Solution: Switch off and unplug cleaner. Leave for one (1) hour before switching the cleaner back on.
Cause: Blown fuse/tripped breaker.
Solution: Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
PROBLEM: Cleaner won't pick up
Cause: Full or clogged dirt container.
Solution: Clean dirt container.
Cause: Wrong pile height setting.
Solution: Adjust brushbar height adjust.
Cause: Clogged nozzle.
Solution: Remove obstruction.
Cause: Clogged dirt inlet.
Solution: Remove power head cover and remove obstruction.
Cause: Clogged hose.
Solution: Remove obstruction.
Cause: Broken belt.
Solution: Replace belt.
Cause: Hose not inserted fully.
Solution: Push hose in securely.
Cause: Dirty filters or debris screen.
Solution: Clean/change filters or debris screen.
PROBLEM: Accessories won't pick up
Cause: Accessories not attached correctly.
Solution: Refer to page 7 for fitting information.
PROBLEM: Cleaner picks up moveable rugs or pushes too hard
Cause: Wrong brushbar height setting.
Solution: Adjust brushbar height adjust.
PROBLEM: Brushbar does not turn
Cause: Broken belt.
Solution: Replace belt.
Cause: Belt installed incorrectly.
Solution: Check belt changing and brushbar cleaning.
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Troubleshooting/UK Service & Help/Technical Specification
PROBLEM: Air flow restricted with attachment use
Cause: Attachment use restricts air flow.
Solution: Check attachment.
Cause: New carpet debris clogging air path.
Solution: Remove obstruction.
PROBLEM: Headlight does not work
Cause: Bulb has blown.
Solution: Refer to page 9 & 10 for fitting information.
11. UK Service & Help
Vax Care 0870 6061248
Monday-Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.
An answerphone is available out of these hours.
Any queries or concerns about using the Vax, call
the Vax Careline. Calls are charged at the UK national
rate.
Please make a note of the serial number and model
number of the carpet cleaner before calling. There are
over 400 approved Vax Service Agents in the UK. For
the nearest Service Agent, please call the Vax Careline.
www.vax.co.uk
12. Technical Specification
Voltage:
Wattage:
Capacity:
Filters:
Cord length:
Weight:
230-240V ~50Hz
1500-1900W (dependent on
model)
4.2 litres max
Pleated filter (Some models
HEPA)
Fibre pre-motor filter
9.2m
8.7kg
Subject to technical change without notice.
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EEC STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE
Manufacturer/EEC importer: Vax Limited, hereby on our own responsibility, declare that the
V-006 series Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaners are manufactured in compliance with the following Directives:
Safety: 73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive
EMC: 89/336/EEC Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where
facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice.
Vax Ltd., Kingswood Road, Hampton Lovett, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 OQH, UK
email: info@vax.co.uk - website: www.vax.co.uk
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