Bissell FLIP-EASE User`s guide

USER’S GUIDE
5288 SERIES
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Safety Instructions
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Product View
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Assembly
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Operations
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Maintenance and Care
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TroubleShooting
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Consumer Services
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Replacement Parts
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Warranty
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Thanks for buying a BISSELL Hard Floor Cleaner
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL Flip-Ease™. Everything we know about
floor care went into the design and construction of this complete,
convenient cleaning system.
Your BISSELL Flip-Ease is well made, and we back it with a limited oneyear warranty. We also stand behind it with a knowledgeable, dedicated
Consumer Services department, so, should you ever have a problem, you’ll
receive fast, considerate assistance.
My great-grandfather invented the floor sweeper in 1876. Today, BISSELL is
a global leader in the design, manufacture, and service of high quality
homecare products like your BISSELL Flip-Ease.
Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.
Mark J. Bissell
President and Chief Executive Officer
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance, basic
precautions should be observed, including
the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING
YOUR BISSELL FLIP-EASE CORDLESS
HARD FLOOR CLEANER.
WARNING To reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, or injury:
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Store indoors.
Do not expose to rain.
Do not immerse.
Do not handle with wet hands.
Do not use Flip-Ease if it has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water.
Have it repaired at an Authorized Service Center.
Do not use with damaged cord or plug on
the charger.
Do not unplug charger by pulling on cord.
Do not damage the charger cord. Never carry or
pull the charger unit by the cord, use cord as a
handle, close door on cord, or pull cord around
sharp edges or corners. Keep cord away from
heated surfaces.
Do not use an extension cord. Charger should
plug directly into electrical outlet.
Do not put any object into appliance openings,
use with blocked opening, or restrict air flow.
Do not expose hair, loose clothing, fingers or
body parts to openings or moving parts.
Do not pick up hot, burning or smoking objects
such as cigarettes, matches or hot ashes.
Do not pick up flammable or combustible
materials (lighter fluid, gasoline, kerosene, etc.)
or use in the presence of explosive
liquids or vapor.
Do not use appliance in an enclosed space
filled with vapors given off by oil base paint, paint
thinner, some moth proofing substances, flammable dust, or other explosive or
toxic vapors.
Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine bleach,
ammonia, drain cleaner, gasoline, etc.)
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is
necessary when used by or near children.
Do not use for any purpose other than described
in this User’s Guide.
Use only manufacturer’s recommended
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attachments - use of attachments not provided or
sold by BISSELL may cause fire, electric shock
or injury.
Use only cleaning products formulated or
recommended by BISSELL for this appliance.
Use only the charger supplied by BISSELL
(packaged with your appliance) to recharge your
Flip-Ease.
Use charger unit only in standard electrical outlet (120v–60 hz).
Use charger in dry location only.
Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.
Unplug charger unit from outlet before
maintenance or cleaning.
Unplug by grasping the plug, not the cord.
Be extra careful when cleaning stairs.
Turn off all controls when finished cleaning.
Do no charge the unit outdoors.
Your Flip-Ease contains rechargeable nickel cadmium
batteries. Do not incinerate batteries as they can
explode when exposed to high temperatures.
Battery cell leaks can occur under extreme conditions.
If battery cell liquid comes in contact with the skin:
■ Wash immediately with soap and water, then
neutralize with a mild acid such as vinegar or
lemon juice.
■ If battery cell liquid gets into the eyes:
Flush immediately with clean water for a
minimum of 10 minutes.
■ Seek medical attention.
SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
THIS MODEL IS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
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Product View
Spray Trigger
Clean Tank
On/Off Switch
Charging Port
Dirty Tank Latch
Filter
Dirty Tank
Solution Hose
Dry Vacuum Suction Path
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Gentle Clean™
MicroFiber Pad
Spray Tips (2)
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Assembling your Flip-Ease
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Assembling your new Flip-Ease is a 3
Step Process, requiring no tools.
1. Insert foot into body of unit until you hear
a click.
2.
Place the Solution Tube onto the spray
connector.
3.
Insert the handle into the body of the unit.
Turn handle until key in handle falls into
position until you hear a "click".
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Charging
Note: The unit will come partially charged.
Charge completely before using 12 hours
or overnight.
Average run time for Dry Vacuuming is
12 minutes.
A. To charge, place the charger plug into the
Charging Port on the side of the unit. Make
sure it is in securely and the charge
indicator light is illuminated. Make sure
power switch is in the "off" position.
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Charger
Plug
Filling the Clean Tank
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2.
Remove tank from the unit.
Unscrew the black cap on the bottom of the
solution tank and remove the insert.
3.
Fill with Tap Water to the full line and fill the
remainder with BISSELL formula. Replace
the cap and insert assembly. Place the full
tank back into the unit.
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Tip:
Tip:
You will only
utilize battery
charge while dry
vacuuming. For
wet mopping, the
batteries are not
used, extending
usage time.
Gently push the
tank into place. If
you see air
bubbles in the
tank, it is
seated properly.
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FORMULA
WATER
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How to use your Flip-Ease
Dry Vac
1.
Tip:
Attach the Gentle Clean™ MicroFiber pad
onto the base of the unit. Begin by attaching
the pad onto the Velcro on one side of the
unit, wrapping it under the foot and
attaching on the other side
The MicroFiber pad should be
placed in the areas directed.
Covering the vacuum suction path
will stop all suction.
Tip: If the MicroFiber covers the vacuum
suction path, the unit will not suction.
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Suction Path
Microfiber Pad
Underside of foot
2.
Turn the unit on.
3.
With the Dry Vac side of the unit facing forward,
begin cleaning. You will see dry dirt, crumbs and
debris being collected in the Dirty Tank.
4.
Check the filter frequently. If you see hair
and fuzzy debris collecting on the filter,
remove the dirty tank and dirty tank lid to
clean the filter.
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To clean the filter, gently tap it on the edge
of the trash can, brushing off anything that
may be sticking to the filter. The filter can
also be rinsed with warm water. Let air dry
before inserting back into the unit.
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How to use your Flip-Ease Continued
Switching from Dry Vac to Wet Mop
1.
To change from dry vacuuming to wet
cleaning simply flip the unit around!
Tip:
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When the trigger
is squeezed the
vacuum suction
will stop; extending
battery life.
Wet Mop
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2.
By squeezing the trigger, you will turn
off the vacuum suction.
Water and Solution will flow to the 2 spray
tips on the Wet Mop side. Gently mop the
floor with the Gentle Clean™ MicroFiber pad.
Depressing the trigger will dispense water and
solution based on your cleaning job.
Sticky, dirty areas may require more water
and solution.
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Spray Tips
Tip:
You do not have
to empty the Dirty
Tank before wet
mopping.
Floor will need to air dry for 3-5 minutes.
Cleaning the Gentle Clean™
MicroFiber Pad
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After Wet Mopping, remove the MicroFiber
Pad to launder or wash.
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To wash, simply toss in the wash, air dry and reuse.
No need to buy disposable cloths every time you use
your Flip-Ease!
Maintenance and Care
Storing and Charging your Flip-Ease
Your Flip-Ease can be stored Ready-to-Use, by
leaving water and formula in the Clean Tank.
Be sure to remove the MicroFiber Pad to clean.
1. To charge while storing, place the charger
plug into the charging port on the side of the
unit. Make sure it is securely connected and
the charger indicator light is illuminated.
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Charger
Plug
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Battery Removal And Disposal
1.
Important: Unplug charger.
2.
Remove tanks (clean and dirty) and discard.
3.
Remove screws (6) holding Product Housing
together (see diagram).
4.
Use screwdriver to score Rating Label on
side of unit.
5.
Separate Housings and locate Battery Pack
in bottom/ center of unit.
6.
Remove wires from the Battery Pack.
7.
Keep Battery Pack together - DO NOT
separate individual batteries. For specific
disposal instructions of batteries, please
contact:
RBRC (Rechargeable Battery Recycling
Corporation)
1-800-822-8837.
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Discard remainder of product.
WARNING:
This product contains a
rechargeable nickel
cadmium battery
(sometimes referred to as
a “Ni-Cad” battery) pack.
The average life of a
Ni-Cad battery is 5-7
years, depending on
frequency of use.
According to Federal
regulations, proper
removal and disposal
of Ni-Cad batteries
are required.
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Troubleshooting
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of electric shock, turn power OFF
and disconnect charger
from electrical outlet before
performing maintenance or
troubleshooting.
Problems
Possible Causes
1.
No suction or unit will not turn on
1. Unit is not charged
2.
No or low suction
2. Batteries are run down
Filter Clogged
Dirty Tank not properly installed
MicroFiber pad covering suction path
Clogged suction path
Foot not properly installed
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No Spray
3. Clean Tank is empty
Clean Tank is not inserted properly
Handle is not properly inserted
Solution tube not connected to foot
Other maintenance or service not included above should be performed by an
authorized service representative.
Thank you for selecting a BISSELL product.
If you should happen to need assistance during assembly or operations, call 1-800-237-7691
Please do not return this product to the store
For any questions or concern, BISSELL is happy to be of service.
Contact us directly at 1-800-237-7691.
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BISSELL Consumer Services
For information about repairs or replacement parts, or questions about your warranty, call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
1-800-237-7691
Monday - Friday
Saturday
8 a.m. — 10 p.m. EST
9 a.m. — 8 p.m. EST
Or write:
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC
PO Box 3606
Grand Rapids MI 49501
ATTN: Consumer Services
Or visit the BISSELL website - www.bissell.com
When contacting BISSELL, have model number of cleaner available.
Please record your Model Number: ___________________
Please record your Purchase Date: ___________________
NOTE: Please keep your original sales receipt. It provides proof of date of purchase in the event
of a warranty claim. See Warranty on page 8 for details.
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Replacement parts - BISSELL Flip-Ease™ Hard Floor Cleaner
You may purchase parts from your retailer, by calling BISSELL Consumer Services or by visiting our website. Below
is a list of common replacement parts*. While not all of these parts may have come with your specific model, they
are available for purchase if desired. Please note, all attachments may not store on board your vacuum.
Item
Part No.
Part Name
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203-6917
203-6918
203-6919
203-6920
203-6922
203-6924
203-6912
203-6926
0484
Handle Assembly
Solution Tank (w/ cap & insert)
Solution Tank cap & insert
Collection Tank
Collection Tank Lid
Filter
Pad
Charger
32 oz. Hard Floor Solutions
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FORMULA
WATER
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Warranty - BISSELL Flip-Ease™
This warranty gives you specific legal rights; and you may also have other rights which may vary from state
to state. If you need additional instruction regarding this warranty or have questions regarding what it may
cover, please contact BISSELL Consumer Services by E-mail, telephone, or regular mail as described below.
Limited One Year Warranty
Subject to the *EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS identified below, upon receipt of the product BISSELL
Homecare, Inc. will repair or replace (with new or remanufactured components or products), at BISSELL’s
option, free of charge from the date of purchase by the original purchaser, for one years any defective or
malfunctioning part.
See information below on "If your BISSELL product should require service".
This warranty applies to product used for personal, and not commercial or rental service. This warranty does not
apply to fans or routine maintenance components such as filters, belts, or brushes. Damage or malfunction caused
by negligence, abuse, neglect, unauthorized repair, or any other use not in accordance with the User's Guide is
not covered.
If your BISSELL product should require service:
Contact BISSELL Consumer Services to locate a BISSELL Authorized Service Center in your area.
If you need information about repairs or replacement parts, or if you have questions about your warranty,
contact BISSELL Consumer Services.
Website or E-mail:
www.bissell.com
Use the “Customer Services” tab.
Or Call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
1-800-237-7691
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. ET
Saturday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET
Or write:
BISSELL Homecare Inc.
PO Box 3606
Grand Rapids MI 49501
ATTN: Consumer Services
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC. IS NOT LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE
USE OF THIS PRODUCT. BISSELL’S LIABILITY WILL NOT EXCEED THE
PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
*EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS FROM THE TERMS OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY
THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTIES EITHER
ORAL OR WRITTEN. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHICH MAY ARISE BY OPERATION
OF LAW, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE ONE YEAR DURATION
FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
©2006 BISSELL Homecare, Inc
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the
All rights reserved. Printed in China
above limitation may not apply to you.
Part Number 603-6913
Rev 6/06
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