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Vax model number:
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instruction manual
Bagless cylinder
Please read carefully before using this cleaner.
Always fully extend the mains cable before use.
Retain for future reference.
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1. Diagram
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Fig.1/1
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Hose inlet
Dirt container
Cyclone separator
Dirt container handle
Carry handle
Auto cord rewind
On/off button
Plug
Post-motor filter cover
Wheel
2 parts overview
Accessories
11 2-in-1 tool
12 Crevice tool
13 Telescopic tube
14 TurboTool
15 TurboBrush
16 Hard floor tool
17 Hose
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2. Safety Information
15. Do not vacuum up hard or sharp objects such as
glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
For Household Use Only
16. Do not use without the filters in place.
When using the vacuum cleaner, basic safety precautions
should always be observed, including the following:
17. Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs.
1.
Only use the vacuum cleaner indoors on dry
surfaces.
19. Store the vacuum cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
2.
Turn off the vacuum cleaner controls before
connecting or disconnecting from the mains supply.
3.
Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before
connecting or disconnecting the vacuum hose and
accessories.
4.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
5.
18. Keep vacuuming area well lit.
20. Turn off the on/off switch before unplugging the
vacuum cleaner.
21. Use only CE-approved 13 amp extension cords. Nonapproved extension cords may overheat. Care should
be taken to arrange the cord so that the cord cannot
be pulled or tripped over.
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!
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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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.
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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. Hold the vacuum cleaner firmly when
starting
and in use.
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6.
Use only as described in this manual.
Use only the manufacturer’s 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 or plug is
damaged, return the vacuum cleaner to a Vax
Authorised Service Agent or suitably qualified
person for examination, repair or adjustment.
8.
9.
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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.
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IMPORTANT: Washing filters improves vacuum
performance. Make sure all the filters are
completely dry before inserting back into the vacuum
cleaner.
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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.
This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use only
and not for commercial or industrial use.
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 air
flow. Keep all openings free of dust, lint, hair or
anything that may reduce airflow.
11. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of the
body away from openings and moving parts.
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 in the
presence of explosive liquids or vapours.
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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.
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14. Do not vacuum up harmful or toxic material (chlorine
bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, etc).
safety information
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3.! How to Assemble
4. How to Operate
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IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum
cleaner from the electrical outlet before
assembling or removing the accessories.
Cord Release
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1.
Insert the flexible hose (Fig.3/1) into the inlet on the
main body of the vacuum cleaner. Making sure the
projected parts on the hose are aligned. Turn the
hose to the right until it clicks into lock position.
Fully unwind the power cord. A yellow mark on the power
cord indicates the recommended cord length. Do not
exceed the cord length beyond the red mark.
On/off Button
1.
Insert the plug into the electrical outlet.
2.
Press the on/off switch located on the top of the
vacuum cleaner, to switch on the vacuum cleaner
and press the button again to turn the vacuum
cleaner off.
Carpet Cleaning
Attach the TurboBrush floor head to the end of the
extension tube. For large carpeted areas only.
(NOTE: not recommended for hard floors)
Hard Floor Cleaning
Fig.3/1
2.
Push the telescopic extension tube on to the end of
the handle (Fig.3/2).
Attach the hard floor tool head to the end of the
extension tube. For parquet and laminate coverings.
Cord Rewind
To rewind the power cord, press the cord rewind button,
located on the top of the vacuum cleaner, and guide the
power cord with one hand. This will prevent the cord from
whipping which could cause damage or injury.
Carry Handle
Fig.3/2
3.
The telescopic tube can be lengthened or shortened
by pushing the button in and sliding the tube apart
or together as required (Fig.3/3).
Fig.3/3
4.
Fit the TurboBrush floor head or hard floor head by
pushing onto the extension tube (Fig.3/4).
Fig.3/4
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Use the carry handle located at the rear end of the
vacuum cleaner to move from room to room.
Hose Storage
For convenience there is a parking slot located at the rear
of the vacuum cleaner where the floor tool and hose can
be parked for carrying and storage.
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5. Accessories
1.
2.
The accessories can be attached directly to the
handle by removing the telescopic tubes and
pushing in the desired accessory.
The accessories can also be attached to the
telescopic extension tube for extra reach. Remove
the combination floor head and push on the desired
accessory.
6. Dirt Container & Filters:
& Replacement
! Removal
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IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum
! cleaner from the electrical outlet before
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removing
the dirt container.
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IMPORTANT: Do NOT use the vacuum cleaner
without ALL of the filters in place.
Emptying the dirt container
2-in1 tool:
1.
Press down the handle located on the dirt container,
when the handle is pressed down to the bottom, the
dust barrel can be lifted to remove (Fig.6/1).
Dusting brush: for delicate surfaces
Upholstery tool: for carpet, upholstery and stairs etc.
Crevice tool: for crevices, corners and cracks, etc.
TurboBush: for pet hair, stair and larger carpeted areas
(NOTE: not recommended for hard floors)
TurboTool: for pet hair, stair and upholstery cleaning
(NOTE: Do not use the TurboTool on suede and leather
surfaces)
Hard floor tool: for hard floor, parquet and laminate
covering
Fig.6/1
2.
Hold the dirt container
over a bin and press
the quick release
button as directed to
empty the container.
When all the dirt has
fallen, close the dirt
container flap, a click
will be heard when
closed. Then replace
the dirt container.
Fig.6/2
Cleaning the cyclone separator
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1.
Twist and pull the dirt container bin off the cyclonic
separator. The dirt container bin may be wiped to
clean.
2.
The separator should be cleaned with a soft brush
and wiped with a damp cloth.
3.
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Leave the separator to dry completely before
replacing.
IMPORTANT: The cyclonic separator should not
be submerged in water.
NOTE: Do NOT use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filters. Vax recommends washing the filter
every time you empty the dust container.
4.
Replace the dirt container as directed.
accessories / dirt container and filters
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Cleaning the pre-motor filter
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7.! Cleaning Blockages
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WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock,
the power cord must be disconnected before
performing maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
NOTE: This is located underneath the dirt container bin.
1.
Release the pre-motor filter cover by pulling on the
tab.
2.
Lift out the filter unit and separate the filter and
case.
1.
3.
The pre-motor filter can be rinsed in warm water
(max 40°C). Allow to air dry for 24 hours before
replacing.
Turn the vacuum cleaner off and unplug from the
electrical outlet.
2.
The flexible hose can be disconnected from the
vacuum cleaner by turning the hose to the left and
pulling away from the machine. Remove any
blockages found then reconnect the hose securely.
NOTE: Do not use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filter. Vax recommends this filter should be
checked and cleaned periodically.
4.
Return the pre-motor filter and case to the vacuum
cleaner and replace the pre-motor filter cover before
restarting the vacuum cleaner.
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Clearing debris from the TurboTool
Switch the vacuum cleaner off and disconnect the power
plug from the electrical outlet.
Rotate the locking ring 180º (Fig.7/1).
Cleaning the Post-motor filter
NOTE:This is located on the rear of the vacuum
cleaner.
1.
Release the post-motor filter cover by lifting the tab
and remove the filter by pressing in the two catches.
2.
The post-motor filter can be rinsed in warm water
(max 40°C). Allow to air dry for 24 hours before
replacing.
NOTE: Do not use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filters. Vax recommends washing the filter.
Vax recommends washing the filter every 9-12
months.
3.
Replace the post-motor filter and cover before
restarting the vacuum cleaner.
LOCKING RING
Fig.7/1
Lift the top cover off and remove any blockage (Fig.7/2).
To re-assemble, ensure that the tabs are engage. Pivot the
lower housing closed and rotate the locking ring 180º
(Fig.7/2).
TABS
Fig.7/2
Removing debris from the TurboBrush
The brushbar will stop rotating if it is blocked during
operation by vacuuming up foreign objects, or is strands of
carpet are wrapped around it.
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Switch the vacuum cleaner off and disconnect the power
!
plug from the electrical outlet.
8.! Storage
Lay the TurboBrush floor head on a flat surface and turn
!
over to expose the brushbar. Using a pair of scissors, cut
through any threads or hairs caught by the brushbar that
have wrapped around the guides (Fig.7/3).
IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum
cleaner from the electrical outlet and rewind
the power cord as directed before storing.
!
NOTE: Always store the vacuum cleaner base down.
Fig.7/3
clearing blockages / storage
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9.! Troubleshooting
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WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury,
unplug the vacuum cleaner before performing
maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
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PROBLEM: Vacuum cleaner won't run
Cause:
Not properly plugged into electrical outlet.
Solution: Plug in securely.
Cause:
No electricity in the 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 the vacuum cleaner.
Leave for one (1) hour before switching the
vacuum cleaner back on.
Cause:
Blown fuse/tripped breaker.
Solution: Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
PROBLEM: Cleaner won’t pick up/loss of suction.
Cause:
Dirt container not installed properly.
Solution: Review dirt container replacement.
Cause:
Dirt container full or blocked.
Solution: Empty dirt container.
Cause:
Clogged filters.
Solution: Remove, clean and replace filters.
PROBLEM: Accessories won’t pick up.
Cause:
Accessories are not attached correctly.
Solution: Refer to section 5.
PROBLEM: Dust escaping from the vacuum cleaner.
Cause:
Dirt container full.
Solution: Empty dirt container.
Cause:
Dirt container not installed correctly.
Solution: Review dirt container replacement.
Cause:
Filter not installed completely.
Solution: Remove, clean and replace filters.
8 trouble shooting / uk service & help
10. UK Service & Help
Vax Care 0870 6061248
Monday-Friday
8.00am to 6.00pm.
Saturday-Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm.
An answerphone will be available out of these hours. Any
queries or concerns about using your Vax, call the Vax
Careline. Calls are charged at the UK national rate.
Please make a not of the model number and serial
number of your Vax before calling. There are over 400
approved Vax Service Agents in the UK. For the nearest
Vax Service Agent, please call the Vax Careline or visit
www.vax.co.uk
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11. Technical Specification
Voltage:
220 - 240
Wattage:
1400W
Capacity:
1.1 litres approx
Filters:
Cyclone separator – wipe clean
Pre-motor filter – washable
Post-motor filter – washable
Cord Length:
8m (approx)
Weight:
8.55Kg (approx)
Subject to technical change without notice
technical specification
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EEC STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE
Manufacturer/EEC importer: Vax Limited, hereby on our own responsibility, declare that the
VZL-702U Ultima cylinder range 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.
Vax Ltd., Kingswood Road, Hampton Lovett, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 OQH, UK
email: info@vax.co.uk - website: www.vax.co.uk