Vax U89-MAF SERIES User guide

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User Guide
Vax Careline: (UK) 0844 412 8455
(ROI) 1-800 928 308
Bagless Upright
FORCE
Get Cleaning...
What’s your Vax’s model number?
e.g. U 8 9 - M A F
What’s your serial number? (Located on the base of the machine)
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Note these down in case you need them in future. Please keep instructions for further use.
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Machine Overview
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12
Handle
Handle height adjuster
Dirt bin release button
Carry handle
Power on/off button
Inner cyclones
Dirt bin
Hose
Hose to machine connector
Height adjustment
Hose to extension tube connector
Handle cord hook
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1
12
2
3
4
5
13
14
(for attaching the cord when the
machine is in use)
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15
16
Handle release button
TurboTool caddy
Upper cord hook
3-in-1 crevice, upholstery and
dusting brush tool
17 Cord
18 Lower cord hook
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17
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16
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Unit
Accessories
Filters
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22
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20
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23
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19 Telescopic extension tube
20 TurboTool (some models only)
21 Hard floor tool (some models only)
22 Pre-motor filter
23 HEPA H12 post motor filter/
HEPA H12 Antibacterial post
motor filter
(dependent on model)
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General Safety Information
in the presence of explosive liquids or vapours.
FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
When using the vacuum cleaner, basic safety precautions
should always be observed, including the following:
14.
Do not vacuum up harmful or toxic material
(chlorine, bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner etc.).
1.
Only use the vacuum cleaner indoors on dry
surfaces.
15.
Do not vacuum up hard or sharp objects such as
glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
2.
Turn off the vacuum cleaner controls before
disconnecting or connecting from the mains supply.
16.
Do not use without ALL of the filters in place.
17.
Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs.
3.
Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before
connecting or disconnecting the vacuum hose and
accessories.
18.
Keep vacuuming area well lit.
19.
Store the vacuum cleaner in a cool, dry area.
4.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
20.
Turn off the on/off switch before unplugging the
vacuum cleaner
5.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory
or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
21.
Use only CE-approved 13 amp extension cords.
Non-approved cords may overheat. Care should
be taken to arrange the cord so that the cord
cannot be 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.
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6.
Use only as described in this manual. Use only Vax
recommended attachments.
7.
Do not use the vacuum cleaner if it has been
dropped, damaged, left outdoors or dropped into
water. Do not use the vacuum cleaner with a
damaged cord or plug. If the supply cord is damaged, it
must be replaced by the manufacturer or a
recommended Service Agent to avoid hazard and
invalidating the guarantee.
CAUTION: The vacuum cleaner is a very powerful
unit. Before plugging the cord into the electrical outlet,
make sure the switch is in the ‘off’ position.
8.
Do not pull or carry by cord/hose. Do not use the
cord/hose as a handle, close a door on the cord/hose
or pull cord/hose around sharp edges or corners. Do
not run the vacuum cleaner over the cord/hose. Keep
the cord away from heated surfaces.
IMPORTANT: Cleaning filters improves vacuum
performance. Vax recommends that your filters
should be checked and cleaned periodically. If your filters are
washable make sure they are completely dry before
inserting back into the vacuum cleaner.
9.
Do not handle the plug or vacuum cleaner with wet
hands. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
10.
Do not put any objects into openings. Do not use
with any openings blocked and do not restrict airflow. Keep all openings free of dust, lint, hair or
anything that might reduce airflow.
11.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of
the body away from openings and moving parts.
IMPORTANT: The motor is equipped with a thermal
cut-out. If for any reason the unit should overheat, 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 dirt container and empty.
Clean filters. Allow the unit to cool for approximately one (1)
hour. To re-start, plug into an electrical outlet and switch
back on.
12.
Do not pick up hot coals, cigarette butts, matches
or any hot, smoking or burning objects.
13.
Do not pick up flammable or combustible
materials (lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene etc.) or use
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IMPORTANT: If the inlet, hose or telescopic tube
is blocked, switch off the vacuum cleaner and
remove the blockage(s) before re-starting the vacuum
cleaner. See Maintenance; Clearing Blockages.
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This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use
only and NOT for commercial or industrial use.
PLEASE KEEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR FURTHER USE.
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Operation
Keep your Vax like new
IMPORTANT: The condition of the filters affects the
performance of your machine. Please check and clean
filters periodically (depending on the level of use). For full
cleaning instructions, see page 6.
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IMPORTANT: Do not use the vacuum cleaner without
all of the filters in place.
Assembling your vacuum cleaner
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16
Operating the appliance
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2
Twist cord hook to
release cord.
Adjust handle height.
Plug into mains.
Turn unit on.
IMPORTANT: When the vacuum
cleaner is stood in the upright position
or when using the hose and tools, the
carpet height adjustment must be set to the
highest position.
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1
Recline unit by
pressing foot on front
of unit.
4
In upright position turn
height adjustment to
desired setting. High
setting for high carpet
pile and hard floors. Low
setting for low carpet pile.
NOTE: Vax recommends that you raise the
height of the brushbar to the highest position
when using this cleaner on lino and hard
flooring due to constant rotation. Vax cannot
be held responsible for damage to these
surfaces if the customer fails to take notice
of this recommendation.
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Operation
Using accessories
NOTE: The 3-in-1 tool and TurboTool can be attached to the telescopic tube or hose directly.
NOTE: The hard floor tool can ONLY be attached to the telescopic tube.
NOTE: To change setting on your 3-in-1 tool press in the Vax logo located at the top of the tool.
Attaching to hose
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Crevice tool
20
Upholstery tool
16
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Dusting brush
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Press the latch release
on the hose before
removing.
Choose an accessory.
Attach accessory to
hose ensuring the
latch secures the
accessory.
Attaching to telescopic extension tube
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Remove telescopic
extension tube.
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Attach hose to
telescopic extension
tube ensuring the
latch secures the
hose.
Attach accessory to
telescopic extension
tube.
Hard floor tool can only
be attached to
telescopic tube.
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Maintenance (Keep your Vax as good as new)
Emptying and cleaning the dirt container
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2
Cleaning the HEPA pre-motor filter
24hr
tap
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40° C
max
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Maintenance (Keep your Vax as good as new)
Advanced filter cleaning
tap
Cleaning the post-motor filter !
tap
WARNING: Do not wash the post-motor filter.
tap
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Maintenance (Keep your Vax as good as new)
Removing blockages
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WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, turn the vacuum cleaner off and unplug from
the electrical outlet before performing maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
Disconnect the hose from the vacuum cleaner and remove any blockages found then reconnect
the hose securely.
Removing blockages from the brushbar
Unscrew the 4
screws on the base
of unit.
Remove cover of
floor nozzle.
Lift the brushbar out
of its position.
Removing blockages from the TurboTool
Remove the belt
from the end of the
brushbar.
(Not standard on all models)
Tabs
Locking
ring
Turn the TurboTool over and
slide off the locking ring.
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Pivot lowering housing and
remove clog.
To re-assemble, be sure that
the tabs are engaged.
Pivot the lower housing closed.
Slip the locking ring into
the groove at the neck of the
TurboTool to complete
reassembly.
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FAQs
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WARNING: to reduce the risk of personal injury, unplug the vacuum cleaner
before performing maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
Is there an accessory missing?
• Check the ‘Machine Overview’ page in this guide
to make sure the part is definitely included in your
unit.
• If it is missing, we’re here to help. Simply call us on
0844 412 8455
What do I do if an accessory/the unit becomes
damaged or broken?
• Visit vax.co.uk for parts and spares.
• Please call our Vax careline to purchase new
spares or order a replacement:
0844 412 8455
Why won’t the vacuum cleaner pick up?
• The filters may be clogged: Refer to the
Maintenance sections (page 6).
• The dirt container is full or blocked: Refer to
the Maintenance sections (page 6).
• The dirt container may be incorrectly installed: Refer
to the Maintenance sections (page 6).
Why won’t the accessories pick up properly?
• The accessory may be blocked: Refer to the
maintenance section (page 8).
• The accessory may be faulty: call our
Vax Careline to order a replacement:
0844 412 8455
• The brushbar may be blocked. Refer to the
maintenance section (page 7).
Why is dust escaping from the vacuum?
• The filters may not be installed correctly. Refer to the
Maintenance sections (page 6).
• The dirt container may be incorrectly installed:
Remove the dirt container from the unit by pressing
the dirt container release button (page 6) and
reattach it to the unit, ensuring it is locked firmly
back into place.
• The filters may be clogged: Refer to the
Maintenance sections (page 6).
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Why will the vacuum cleaner not run?
• It may not be plugged into the electrical outlet
correctly. Ensure that the plug is pushed into the
electrical outlet securely.
• The electrical outlet may not be working. Check the
fuse or breaker and consult an electrician.
• The motor thermostat may have tripped. Switch off
and unplug the vacuum cleaner. Leave for one
hour before switching the vacuum cleaner
back on.
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Other Information
Service & Help
Vax Careline:
(UK) 0844 412 8455
(ROI) 1-800 928 308
Monday-Friday
8.30am to 6.30pm
Saturday-Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm
If you have any queries about using your Vax, call the Vax Careline. Please make a note of the serial
number and model number of your product before calling. For the nearest Service Agent, please call
the Vax Customer Careline or visit vax.co.uk
Consumables
To purchase spares and accessories, please visit vax.co.uk
U89-MAF series pre motor filter (Filter type B):
U89-MAF series post motor filter:
U89-MAF series belt:
1-7-130852-00
1-7-130812-00
1-1-130909-00
Technical Specification
Voltage:
Wattage:
Capacity:
Filters:
220-240V ~50Hz
1600 W
3L
Pre-motor filter (washable)
HEPA H12 post-motor filter (tap to clean) (dependent on model)
HEPA H12 Antibacterial post-motor filter (tap to clean) (dependent on model)
Cord length: 10m
Weight:
7.8kg (dependent per model)
Subject to technical change without notice.
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Other Information
EEC Statement of Compliance
Manufacturer/EEC importer: Vax Limited, hereby on our own responsibility, declare that the
U89-MAF series is manufactured in compliance with the following Directives:
Safety: 2006/95/EC Low Voltage Directive
EMC: 2004/108/EC 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.
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