Heavy Duty Upright Vacuum Cleaner Owner`s Guide 670

Heavy Duty Upright Vacuum Cleaner Owner`s Guide 670
Heavy Duty
Vacuum Cleaner
Household Type
Owner’s Guide
670 Series
Important Safeguards ...................... 2
Service Information .......................... 4
Assemble ...................................... 5-6
Use ................................................... 7
Dust Bag .......................................... 8
Brush Roll Belt ................................. 9
Brush Roll ...................................... 10
Quick Kleen® Fan Chamber ........... 11
Headlight ........................................ 12
For location of nearest Eureka/
Sanitaire Warranty Station or service
information call 1-800-282-2886.
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near
Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended
Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If vacuum cleaner is not working as it should,
has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return it to a
service center before using.
Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close door on cord, or pull cord
around sharp edges or corners. Do not run vacuum cleaner over cord. Keep cord
away from heated surfaces.
Do not use extension cords or outlets with inadequate current carrying capacity.
This vacuum cleaner creates suction and contains a revolving brush roll. Keep hair,
loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body away from openings and moving parts.
Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or
hot ashes.
Do not use without dust bag in place.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Store your cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
Do not leave vacuum cleaner when plugged in. Turn off the switch and unplug
the electrical cord when not in use and before servicing.
Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands.
Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked; keep free
of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce airflow.
Belt pulleys can become hot during normal use. To prevent burns, avoid touching
the belt pulley when servicing the drive belt.
Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline, or use in
areas where they may be present.
Keep your work area well lighted.
Unplug electrical appliances before vacuuming them.
Lors de l’utilisation d’un appareil électrique, quelques précautions élémentaires doivent
être observées, incluant les suivantes:
Pour réduire le risque de feu, de choc électrique, ou de blessure:
• Ne pas utiliser à l’extérieur ou sur des surfaces mouillées.
• Fermez le commutateur et débranchez l’appareil lorsque vous ne l’utilisez pas ou
avant le nettoyage ou l’entretien.
• Ne permettez pas qu’il soit utilisé comme jouet. Une attention particulière est nécessaire
lorsque utilisé par ou près d’un enfant.
• Suivez les recommandations d’utilisation de ce manuel. Utilisez uniquement les
accessoires recommandés par le fabriquant.
• Ne pas utiliser si le cordon ou la fiche sont endommagés. Si l’aspirateur ne fonctionne
pas comme il le devrait, s’il a été échappé, s’il est endommagé, s’il a été laissé à l’extérieur
ou échappé dans l’eau, retournez-le à un centre de service avant de utiliser.
• Ne pas le tirer ou le transporter par le cordon, ne pas utiliser le cordon en guise de
poignée. Ne pas fermer une porte sur le cordon ou tirer le cordon sur des coins ou
bordures pointus. Ne pas circuler sur le cordon avec l’aspirateur. Tenir le cordon à
distance des surfaces chauffantes.
• Ne pas utiliser des rallonges ou des prises qui n’ont pas de capacité suffisante pour
transporter le courant.
• Fermer tous les contrôles avant débrancher.
• Ne pas débrancher en tirant sur le cordon. Pour débrancher, tenez la fiche et non le
• Ne pas manipuler la fiche ou l’aspirateur avec les mains mouillées.
• Ne pas rien insérer dans les ouvertures. Ne pas utiliser si des ouvertures sont bloquées;
assurez-vous qu’elles soient dégagées de poussière, mousse, cheveux ou toute autre
chose qui pourrait réduire le passage de l’air.
• Cet aspirateur crée de la succion et contient un rouleau-brosse tournant. Tenir les parties
mobiles et les ouvertures loin des cheveux, du linge, des doigts et de toute partie du
• Ne pas ramasser des objets qui brûlent ou fument comme les cigarettes, allumette ou
cendres chaudes.
• N’utilisez pas sans le sac de poussière en place.
• Les poulies du courroie peuvent devenir chaudes pendant l’utilisation normale. Pour
prévenir des brûlures, évitez de touché la poulie du courroie lorsque vous réparez la
• Portez une attention particulière lorsque vous nettoyez les escaliers.
• Ne pas utiliser pour ramasser des liquides inflammables ou combustibles comme de
l’essence: Ne pas utiliser dans les endroits où ces liquides pourraient être présents.
• Entreposez votre aspirateur à l’intérieur dans un endroit propre et sec.
• Maintenez un bon éclairage à l’endroit où vous travaillez.
• Débrancher les appareils électriques avant de les balayer.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade
is wider than the other). This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug
does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified
electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
Afin de réduire le risque de choc électrique, cet appareil est muni d’une fiche
polarisée (une des lames est plus large). Cette fiche ne peut être insérée dans une
prise polarisée que d’une seule façon. Si la fiche ne peut être insérée dans la prise,
retourner la fiche. Si la fiche ne peut toujours pas être insérée dans la prise, faire
installer une prise adéquate par un électricien qualifié. Ne pas modifier la fiche.
The cleaner is designed to pick up dirt and dust particles. Avoid picking up hard or
sharp objects with the cleaner to prevent bag tears, hose clogs, and fan blade breakage
with subsequent motor damage.
Service Information
The instructions in this booklet serve as a guide to routine maintenance. For additional
service information telephone our toll free number for the nearest Eureka/Sanitaire
Authorized Warranty Station. You should know the model, type and serial numbers
when you call:
USA: 1-800-282-2886
Mexico: 5670-6169
Canada: 1-800-282-2886
If you prefer, you can write to The Eureka Company, Service Division, 807 North Main
Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA. In Canada write to The Eureka Company,
866 Langs Drive, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 2N7. Refer to The Sanitaire Limited Warranty
for complete service information.
DO NOT OIL the motor or the brush roll at any time. The bearings are
permanently lubricated and sealed.
Rating Plate
The model, type, and serial numbers are
indicated on the rating plate located on the
underneath side of the cleaner. For prompt and
complete service information, always refer to
these numbers when inquiring about service.
Model & Type_________________________
Serial No.____________________________
CAUTION: Completely assemble vacuum cleaner before using.
Assembly Packet
is with owner’s guide.
Cord Hook
Step 1
Attach the Handle
Push lower handle into handle
socket on the base.
Note: Check to be sure slot in
handle is positioned correctly, see
Detail A.
Align the holes on the lower
handle and the socket. Insert a 2part bolt (A) in the bottom center
of the handle and tighten.
Push upper handle onto lower
handle. Make sure grip curves away
from cleaner. Align the holes on the
upper handle to the holes on the
lower handle. Insert a 2-part bolt
(A) in center of the handle and
Detail A
Step 2
Attach Lower Cord Hook
Make sure cord hook is pointing
downwards. Press the power cord
into the groove on the cord hook
pulling any slack toward the base of
the cleaner. On the cord hook, find
the curved tab and place in slot on
lower handle section, keep cord taut
while pressing the cord hook to the
left until it snaps into slot on opposite
side of handle. The hook should
point downward on the same side
that the cord exits the hood.
Step 3
Attach Outer Bag
Important: To provide a good
gasket seal, the bag coupling
must seat firmly against the motor
Hold outer bag with zipper away from
the handle. Line up screw holes.
Start the bag screws by hand, then
tighten with a screwdriver.
Loop the bag spring onto the bag
support hook located at the back of
the upper handle section.
Step 4
Store Electrical Cord
The cleaner has two convenient cord storage
hooks attached to the handle. However, some
models feature a quick release cord hook on the
upper handle. A downward twist of the cord hook
frees the cord for quick removal. With either style,
wind the cord around the hooks for storage.
Fasten the plug to the cord to prevent unwinding.
The upright vacuum cleaner is designed to be used on multiple types of carpeting. Do
not attempt to use the upright vacuum cleaner on bare floors, as damage to the
floor covering may result. Above the floor cleaning tools are available (optional).
1. Store
2. Use
Handle Adjustment
With the tip of the foot, press down to
release the handle lock located at the left
rear side of the cleaner. Move the handle
and adjust it to the desired position for (1)
storing upright, (2) operating the cleaner at
a comfortable height for the user, and (3)
cleaning underneath low furniture.
Handle Lock
Power Switch
The power switch is mounted on the
handle. Push ON (-) or OFF (O).
Cleaner Height Setting
WARNING: Avoid injury. Keep loose clothing, hair, fingers, and all other parts
of body away from any moving part (such as the revolving brush).
Turn off the switch and unplug the cleaner before changing the
cleaner height setting.
The front of the cleaner has an adjustment that
raises or lowers the cleaner base to match the
type of carpet. With the cleaner cord unplugged,
set the adjustment to lowest setting for maximum
cleaning. If the cleaner is difficult to push, move
adjustment to next highest setting until cleaner
is comfortable to push. The brush roll must reach
the carpet for effective cleaning.
Make each adjustment with
cleaner switch off and cord
disconnected from outlet. For
ease in moving the adjustment
knob, place handle in operating
position and tilt cleaner back to
remove weight from front wheels.
The instructions given in this booklet serve as a guide to routine maintenance. To
avoid unnecessary service calls, check the bag, belt and brush roll often.
Disposable Dust Bags
Paper bags play a very important role in the efficiency of a vacuum cleaner. The purpose
of a paper bag is to trap dirt. But at the same time the paper bag must be porous
enough to allow air to pass through. If the paper bag becomes clogged, no air can
pass through the cleaner and no cleaning can take place, regardless of how powerful
the unit. Change the dust bag frequently. Some fine particles can restrict airflow very
quickly and will decrease performance even before the bag appears to be full. For that
reason, when vacuuming carpet fresheners or cleaners, powder, plaster dust, or similar
fine substances, the bag may need to be changed more often.
How To Change Disposable Dust Bag–Style F & G
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before changing
dust bag. Never operate the vacuum cleaner without the dust bag.
1. Pull
2. Roll
3. Pull bag
throat off
Look for the
dust bags–Style F & G.
4. Unfold
5. Place bag
throat on
6. Roll up coil spring.
7. Place paper bag into outer bag.
NOTE: Be certain there are no
folds at the top or bottom of the
paper bag.
8. Lift zipper.
Micron Filter® Bag Care (Micron Filter Bag is standard on some models)
Because the Micron Filter Bag is an effective filter medium, occasionally trapped dust
particles will need to be cleaned from the inside of it. The dust accumulation can be
vacuumed out with another vacuum or the bag may be removed to shake out. If you
desire, the bag may be hand laundered. The zipper on the bag should be down and
the bag should remain right side out. Use warm water (150°F 65°C) and a mild detergent.
Pre-soaking the bag in a laundry pre-soak is desirable for best cleaning results. Air dry
thoroughly before using.
DO NOT USE AN AUTOMATIC WASHER OR DRYER as either will cause abrasion to
the delicate polyester fabric. DO NOT DRY CLEAN as dry cleaning fluids will damage
plastic parts of your bag assembly.
Brush Roll Belt
The brush roll belt on the upright vacuum cleaner drives the brush to agitate, sweep,
and comb the carpet nap. The belt should be checked regularly to be sure it is in
good condition. Replace the belt if it is stretching, cracking, or slipping. Cut away
any hair or thread wound around the brush roll or the belt pulley because the buildup
could cause the belt to rotate unevenly.
How To Replace A Worn Belt
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before replacing
belt. Belt pulleys can become hot during normal use. To prevent burns,
avoid touching the belt pulley when servicing the drive belt.
IMPORTANT: Improper installation of the brush roll or brush roll belt could
cause carpet or cleaner damage.
2 Motor
2. Pull up on belt to rotate it off the
motor pulley. Lift up on brush roll
and remove worn belt.
1. Release cam locks.
Check for brush wear (see Brush Roll
instructions on page 10).
3. Place new belt around brush roll.
4. Align brush roll pulley with belt
Metal Brush Roll only.
Place rubber end cap covers
(available on select models) over both
end caps (flat side against end cap).
Align holes and secure.
5. Slant brush roll forward so end
caps are in line with slots in cleaner
6. Push brush roll into base.
7. Place lower side of belt into belt
guide and pull to stretch the belt
around the left side of motor pulley.
Rotate pulley to secure belt into
replacement belts, No. 52100
Look for the
8. Place slots of bottom plate over
tabs of cleaner base.
9. Seat and secure cam locks.
Brush Roll
The rotating brush roll sweeps and combs the carpet nap. Keep the brush roll free
from hair and threads so it will continue brushing. When the bristles of the brush roll no
longer touch a straight edge held across the bottom plate, the brush roll is ineffective
because the bristles no longer touch the carpet nap. To maintain the most effective
cleaning, replace the wood brush roll. Install new brush strips on the chromed steel
brush roll (refer to instructions).
How To Replace Worn Brush Strips
(chromed steel brush roll)
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before replacing
brush strips.
New brush strips are supplied in sets of two, one long and one short. To replace,
remove bottom plate and belt (see How To Change Belt). Then, grasp center of brush
roll and lift to remove.
Shaft washer (D) not included in ball bearing brush roll assembly.
A. Remove rubber end cap cover
(available on select models) from one
B. Unscrew locknut.
C. Remove end cap.
D. Remove shaft washer (not included in
ball bearing brush roll).
E. Remove bearing retainer.
F. Push shaft through opposite end.
G. Pull out worn brush strip with pliers.
G. Slide in new brush strip of same
length (rounded end first). Fit track on
either side into brush roll slot. Replace
second brush strip from opposite end
of brush roll.
F. Replace shaft.
E. Align indentation on bearing retainer
with brush strip on both ends of brush
D. Replace shaft washer.
C. Position end cap with flat sides of
center hole over flat sides of threaded
B. Tighten locknut.
A. Align holes and secure rubber end
cap cover flat side against end cap.
When properly assembled, the brush roll should rotate freely between the two end
caps. Check the condition of the belt; change if necessary. Replace the brush roll, belt,
and bottom plate (see How To Replace A Worn Belt).
Ask for GENUINE EUREKA replacement brush strip.
12 inch No. 52282.
Quick Kleen® Fan Chamber (On some models)
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before cleaning.
The clear, removable fan chamber cover provides
easy inspection, cleaning, and maintenance of the
fan chamber. Removing the cover provides easy
access to the motor fan. Grease buildup, dirt, or
other obstructions, visible through the fan cover,
should be removed. To clean the fan area, take
off the chrome bottom plate by releasing the two
cam locks (see Brush Roll Belt, Figure 1 and 2).
Remove the belt from, the motor pulley, then
loosen and remove the screws on either side of
the fan cover, as indicated by the arrows. Push
the cam locks outward against the wheels to lift
the cover from the cleaner base. Dirt and
obstructions can easily be cleared; however,
caked grease may need to be scraped from the
cover and the cleaner. If the fan does not turn
freely, it also should be removed for cleaning. To remove the fan, place a wrench over
the motor pulley. Hold the fan blades with one hand and turn the wrench
counterclockwise. Remove the motor pulley and lift the fan off the motor shaft. Clean
the area and replace the fan over the motor shaft. Tighten the motor pulley snugly
clockwise with the wrench. If necessary, replace the fan cover or the gasket with
replacement parts.
Be sure the gasket is in place. Reposition the fan cover by first placing the exhaust
end into place between the large rear wheels. Seat fan cover firmly. Next replace the
belt and bottom plate as the pressure from the bottom plate helps seal the fan cover.
Start the two screws by hand to be sure they are straight, then tighten.
Order fan chamber cover replacement kit (fan cover, gasket, two screws) Part
No. 52334.
Headlight Bulb (Standard on most models)
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before replacing
headlight bulb.
Headlight style varies by model. Locate the notches that release the tabs at either (1)
top, (2) side, or (3) bottom of the lens, as illustrated. Place a screwdriver into one
notch; twist or pry the screwdriver to release the lens. Repeat for the second notch on
the opposite side.
Rotate the bulb socket forward. Push bulb in and turn to remove. Secure new bulb into
socket and rotate bulb socket backward.
Replace the lens tabs into the top or the bottom of the hood opening. Rotate lens to
position and press down at each notch until the lens locks into position.
NOTE: Use 25 watt replacement bulb, only.
Ask for GENUINE EUREKA replacement bulb, 40009A.
Cleaner Care
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before cleaning unit.
To keep the vacuum cleaner looking new, it can be wiped with a damp cloth and a mild
soap solution, then thoroughly dried. Never use any type of chemical as chemicals
can damage the cleaner. When not in use, the cleaner should be stored in a clean, dry
Part No. 71970
©2002 White Consolidated Industries, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.
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