ALDI CFT25 Lawn Sweeper User Manual

Cordless Sweeper
OWNER’S MANUAL
Model: CFT25
4.8 Volt DC
Made Exclusively for
ALDI Inc.
Batavia, IL., 60510-1477
CFT25
ONE (1) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
This product is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship
for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original purchase, when utilized
for normal household use, subject to the following conditions, exclusions and
exceptions.
If your appliance fails to operate properly while in use under normal household
conditions within the warranty period, return the complete appliance and
accessories, freight prepaid to:
EURO-PRO Operating LLC, 94 Main Mill Street, Door 16, Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12901
If the appliance is found to be defective in material or workmanship, EURO-PRO
Operating LLC will repair or replace it at their option. Proof of purchase date must
be included.
*Non-durable parts including, without limitation, dust cups and brushes which
normally require replacement are specifically excluded from warranty.
The liability of EURO-PRO Operating LLC is limited solely to the cost of the repair or
replacement of the unit at our option. This warranty does not cover normal wear
of parts and does not apply to any unit that has been tampered with or used for
commercial purposes. This limited warranty does not cover damage caused by
misuse, abuse, negligent handling or damage due to faulty packaging or
mishandling in transit. This warranty does not cover damage or defects caused
by or resulting from damages from shipping or repairs, service or alterations to
the product or any of its parts, which have been performed by a repair person not
authorized by EURO-PRO Operating LLC.
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser of the unit and excludes all
other legal and/or conventional warranties. The responsibility of EURO-PRO
Operating LLC if any, is limited to the specific obligations expressly assumed by it
under the terms of the limited warranty. In no event is EURO-PRO Operating LLC
liable for incidental or consequential damages of any nature whatsoever. Some
states/provinces do not permit the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights
which vary from state to state or province to province.
*Important: Carefully pack item to avoid damage in shipping. Be sure to
include proof of purchase date and to attach tag to item before packing
with your name, complete address and phone number with a note giving
purchase information, model number and what you believe is the problem
with item. We recommend you insure the package (as damage in shipping
is not covered by your warranty). Mark the outside of your package
“ATTENTION CUSTOMER SERVICE”. We are constantly striving to
improve our products, therefore the specifications contained herein are
subject to change without notice.
Printed in China
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
Care and Maintenance
To improve the performance and life of your unit, we recommend you
do the following:
1. Once a month clean the unit with a dry cloth, including the chamber
which the dust container fits into. Remove any hair, fiber or other
materials that may have built up in the chamber, on the rotating brush.
2. Don’t use abrasive materials to clean the sweeper. Do not immerse the
unit in water.
3. Do not pick up liquids or use on wet floors.
4. Do not use on concrete, tar or similar rough surfaces .
5. Don’t pick up pieces of string or fabrics with the sweeper.
6. Do not clean tasseled or frayed carpets with the sweeper.
7. Any other servicing should be done by an authorized service
representative.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE REASON
1.
2.
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
1.
2.
Charge unit.
Check fuse or breaker.
Replace fuse/reset breaker.
Call Customer Service at
1 (800) 798-7398.
Match “+” on battery to
compartment “+”.
3.
4.
Batteries discharged.
No power in electrical
outlet supplying charging
adapter.
Unit needs servicing.
Battery misplaced.
SWEEPER WILL NOT
PICK-UP
1.
2.
Dust container is full.
Unit needs recharging.
1.
2.
Empty dust container.
Charge unit.
DUST ESCAPING
FROM SWEEPER
1.
Dust container is full.
1.
Empty dust container.
1.
Check for excessive material
on brush or in bottom of
sweeper. Remove obstruction
from brushes and/or sweeper.
Empty and clean dust
container.
SWEEPER WILL NOT
OPERATE
ROTATING BRUSH
WILL NOT PICK UP
1.
2.
3.
4.
Unit clogged.
Dust container is full.
2.
1.
SWEEPER WILL NOT
CHARGE
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3.
4.
Electrical outlet not
working.
Charging Adapter not
working.
Batteries no longer
functioning.
Unit left in on position.
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2.
3.
4.
Check to ensure outlet is
working properly. (Easily
checked by plugging in
another appliance.
Replace charging adapter.
See battery disposal pg. 7.
Press switch to “Off”.
When using an electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should always be observed,
including the following
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING YOUR CORDLESS SWEEPER.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury:
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Do not charge this unit outdoors.
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
children.
Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
Do not use with damaged cord or plug. Do not use cordless sweeper if it has
been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped in water. Return it to EURO-PRO
Operating LLC for examination, repair or adjustment.
Do not abuse the charger cord. Never carry the charger or base by the cord or yank to
disconnect from an outlet; instead grasp the charger and pull to disconnect.
Keep charger cord away from heated surfaces.
This product includes rechargeable nickel cadmium batteries. Batteries must be
recycled or disposed of properly. Do not incinerate batteries or expose to high
temperatures, as they may explode.
Do not handle plug or appliance 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 air flow.
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 attempt to change accessories while unit is running.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline or use in
areas where they may be present.
Read and follow all label, operational and marking instructions.
Do not use charger with an extension cord. Plug charger directly into an electrical
outlet. Use charger only in a standard (120V., 60Hz) electrical outlet.
Do not use the cordless sweeper without dust container in place.
Store the cordless sweeper indoors. Store after use to prevent accidents.
Leaks from battery cells can occur under extreme conditions. If the liquid, which is 2035% solution of potassium hydroxide, gets on the skin - wash immediately with soap
and water or neutralize with a mild acid such as lemon juice or vinegar. If the liquid
gets into the eyes, flush them immediately with clean water for a minimum of 10
minutes and seek medical attention.
Use only on dry, indoor surfaces.
Do not use for any purpose other than described in this user’s guide.
Do not attempt to use the charger with any other product or attempt to charge this
product with another charger. Use only charger model AD-0815-U8 supplied with this
appliance.
The appliance must be disconnected from the supply when removing the battery.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
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Rev. 11/04A
Battery Removal & Disposal
NOTE:
Model: CFT25
4.8 Volt DC
If uncertain as to how to remove your battery pack, we suggest you
take your sweeper to a reputable small appliance service technician to
have this service performed.
Follow these steps when battery removal is required.
This sweeper is equipped with Ni-Cd batteries and you need to dispose of them
properly. When the batteries are no longer good for use, they must be removed from
the sweeper for disposal. Do not remove the batteries for any reason other than
disposal of them. Call your nearest recycling center for information on the
recycling and disposal of Ni-Cd batteries.
WARNING: You must never use ordinary batteries for replacement
as these may leak and cause damage.
Use only battery pack X9725 provided for replacement.
Removal of Battery Pack
1.
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5.
Remove the extention handles and dust cup container.
Turn unit over so that the base is facing upwards. Be careful not to turn the unit
ON. (Fig. 9)
Push in locking tab and lift off battery compartment cover. (Fig. 10)
Lift out battery pack and set aside.
Insert the new battery pack into unit, ensuring that the Positive (+) terminal of
the battery pack corresponds with the positive (+) making inside the battery
compartment. Replace the battery compartment cover making certain that the
locking tab snaps in place.
IMPORTANT: This appliance contains Ni-Cd batteries. The batteries must be
recycled or disposed of properly.
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6.
Sweeper Power Head
On / Off Switch
Charging Light Indicator
Dust Cup (Container)
Rotating Brush
Transparent Brush Cover
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11.
Charging Jack
Lower Handle
Metal Extension Handles
Upper Handle
Charging Adapter: Use Only
Locking
Tab
AD-0815-U8 7,5V-150mA
Illustrations may differ from actual product.
Important:
Cordless Sweeper Model CFT25 is shipped with
the batteries uncharged. Charging of the unit for
20 hours prior to first use is required.
Use replacement battery # X9725 only.
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Fig. 9
Fig. 10
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CHARGING THE CORDLESS SWEEPER
1.
Connect the charger plug to the charging jack or hole on the back of the
sweeper. Plug the the charging adapter into the wall outlet. (120V., 60Hz.) Use only
Charger AD-0815-U8. (Fig. 8)
This cordless sweeper is powered by Ni-Cd batteries. Before first use,
they must be charged for a minimum of 20 hours.
When recharging the unit, the "On/Off" switch must be in the "OFF" position.
The charging light indicator on the top of the sweeper will illuminate to indicate that
the sweeper is properly charging.
To recharge, repeat step #1 above. Charging times will vary depending upon
the amount of usage between charging cycles.
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5.
ASSEMBLING YOUR CORDLESS SWEEPER
Before you start:
Your Cordless Sweeper will require very little assembly. You should remove it
from the carton and familiarize yourself with all the components listed per the
exploded view drawing (pg.2) This will help you in the assembly and operation of
your cordless sweeper.
Note: The charging adapter is shipped inside the dust cup.
Lower
Handle
Captive Nut
Bolt
Fig. 1
Fig. 8
NOTE: If, when you place the sweeper to recharge and the charging
indicator light does NOT illuminate, then press the On/Off button
once to turn the sweeper off. The charging indicator light should
now light up.
NOTE:
Peak performance may only be realized after the unit has been
charged and discharged two (2) or three (3) times.
IMPORTANT:
1. Insert the lower handle. Fasten it with the captive nut and bolt that is provided.
(Fig. 1)
2. Assemble the metal extension handles by pushing the plastic insert into the mating
metal tube. Push until only small portion of insert is visible or you cannot press any
farther into the tubing. Push the handle assembly into the upper handle.
NOTE: One metal extension tube has a different plastic insert. This tube should
be on the bottom of the handle.
Insert the handle assembly into the lower handle so that the tab on the plastic
insert snaps into the open slot on the lower handle. (Fig. 2)
Insert into Lower
Handle
To maintain peak performance of your cordless
sweeper, it is recommended that the unit be fully
discharged, then completely re-charged at least
once a month.
CAUTION
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Use only with the battery pack supplied with the unit.
Do not attempt to remove the battery pack from the unit to charge it.
Never attempt to throw the battery pack or unit into a fire or incinerate it.
Do not attempt to remove or damage the battery casing.
Battery must be recycled or disposed of properly at the end of it's service life.
STORING THE CORDLESS SWEEPER
Your cordless sweeper may be stored by using the slot on the back of the upper
handle and hanging it from a screw secured to a wall or other vertical surface.
Use a #6 flat or pan head screw with the appropriate hardware for the surface
that the sweeper will be mounted on, (i.e. drywall). Allow the screw head to
extend a approximately 3/16" from the mounting surface. Always empty your
sweeper before hanging up for storage.
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Fig. 2
3. Place the handle into the upward storage position.
4. Plug the charging adapter into the sweeper power head charging jack. Plug
the charging adapter cord into a standard electrical outlet (120V., 60Hz.)
The green charging indicator should illuminate. If it does not, depress the
On/Off switch one time. See charging instructions on page 6.
CAUTION: USE ONLY THE CHARGING ADAPTOR
SUPPLIED WITH THIS SWEEPER
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HOW TO OPERATE YOUR CORDLESS SWEEPER
CLEANING THE DUST CONTAINER
Before using, please ensure that the cordless sweeper
has been initially charged for 20 hours.
To achieve the best performance, empty the dust container after each use.
1.
Your cordless sweeper will only operate properly when the batteries are fully
charged. Your sweeper will operate for varying lengths of time on a full charge.
This will depend upon the type of surface being cleaned. (Longer operating time
on bare floors vs carpets.)
2. Push the On/Off switch to operate the unit. To turn off, press switch again. (Fig.3)
1. Pull the dust container straight out from the side. (Fig. 5)
"On/Off" switch
Fig. 5
2. Empty dust container contents. (Fig. 6) If desired- you may rinse with water to
clean the dust container - but dry thoroughly before replacing on the sweeper.
Fig. 3
CAUTION: Any electronic or electrical appliance should
not be stored in or exposed to areas of high
heat or humidity. Do not store your cordless
sweeper close to stoves, radiators, furnaces
or in a bathroom or bathing area.
Fig. 6
3. To release the handle to a comfortable position, apply pressure to the top of
the sweeper head with your foot while pulling back on the handle. (Fig. 4)
3. Replace dust container on cordless sweeper.
4. Periodically remove the transparent brush cover on the front of the cordless
sweeper and remove any build up of lint, hair or fiber on the rotating brush. To
remove the cover - grip the cover from the bottom, pull out and upward until
the cover unlocks from the side slots and tabs located on the top of the
sweeper. (Fig. 7)
Fig. 7
Fig. 4
CAUTION: Do not accidentally turn unit on while cleaning.
Do not clean while unit is charging.
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