Bissell 22Q3 Vacuum Cleaner User Manual

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USER'S GUIDE
22Q3 SERIES
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Thank You
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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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Replacement Parts
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Accessories
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Warranty
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Consumer Services
Thanks for buying a BISSELL Vacuum
Thanks for buying a BISSELL Zing canister We’re glad you
purchased a BISSELL vacuum. Everything we know about floor care
went into the design and construction of this complete, high-tech
home cleaning system.
Your BISSELL Zing canister vacuum is well made, and we back it
with a limited one year 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 Zing
canister vacuum.
Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.
Mark J. Bissell
Chairman, President & CEO
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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
CANISTER VACUUM.
Always connect to a polarized outlet
(left slot is wider than right). Unplug
from outlet when not in use and before
conducting maintenance.
WARNING: To
reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, or injury:
■Do not leave cleaner when it is
plugged in.
■Unplug from outlet when not in use
and before servicing.
■Do not use with damaged cord or plug.
■To unplug grasp plug not cord.
■Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as
a handle, close door on cord, pull cord
around sharp corners, run cleaner over
cord, or expose cord to heated surfaces.
■Hold plug when rewinding the cord
onto the reel. Do not allow the plug
to whip when rewinding.
■Do not use cleaner if it has been
dropped, damaged, left outdoors or
dropped into water. Have it repaired
at an Authorized Service Center.
■Do not allow children to use as a toy.
■Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
■Do not handle cleaner or plug with
wet hands.
■Do not put any object into openings, use
with blocked opening, or restrict air flow.
■Do not use without dust bag and/or
filters in place.
■Do not allow hair, loose clothing, fingers
or body parts to get near openings or
floor brush in the appliance.
■Do not pick up hot coals, cigarette
butts, matches or any hot, smoking,
or burning objects.
■Do not pick up hard or sharp objects
such as glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
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■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 unplug by pulling on cord.
■Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine
bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, etc.).
■ Do not use 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 use for any purpose other
than described in this User’s Guide.
■ Always turn off this appliance before
connecting or disconnecting vacuum
hose.
■ Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
■ Use only on dry, indoor surfaces.
■ Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.
■ Keep appliance on a level surface.
■ Turn off all controls before plugging
or unplugging cleaner.
■ Be extra careful when cleaning stairs.
■ Close attention is necessary when
used by or near children.
SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FUTURE USE
THIS APPLIANCE
HAS A POLARIZED
PLUG.
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 a proper outlet. Do not change
the plug in any way.
This model is for household use only.
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Product view
Flex Hose
Telescoping
Extension Wand
Swivel Hose
Bag Change
Indicator
Power Button
Variable Suction
Power Control
Automatic Cord
Rewind Button
CAUTION:
Do not plug in your
Upholstery Tool
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Combination
Crevice Tool/
Dusting Brush
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vacuum until you
are familiar with all
instructions and
operating procedures.
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Assembly
1. Connect swivel hose by squeezing both
WARNING:
locking buttons and inserting it into the
suction opening on the canister. Once
the swivel hose is inserted in the suction
opening, release the locking buttons.
Plastic film can be dangerous.
To avoid danger of
suffocation, keep away from
babies and children.
2. Connect telescoping extension wand to
the handle end of the flex hose.
3. Connect the floor nozzle foot onto the
telescoping extension wand.
3.
1.
4. Insert the combination crevice tool/
dusting brush tool into the holder.
5. To extend the telescopic tube, push the
black release button and then pull the
tube to the desired length.
NOTE: Shorten length of telescopic
tube for storage.
4.
Operations
Special tools
Your BISSELL Zing canister is not only
a powerful carpet and rug vacuum
cleaner, it’s also a versatile bare floor
and above floor vacuum cleaner when
you select one of the special tools.
BareFloor tool
Use to vacuum carpets, rugs and bare
floors. Swivel head turns to get into
tight spaces and fits under cabinets.
1. To vacuum carpets and rugs, push the
brush switch to the carpet position
.
This will pull the brushes up into the floor
nozzle.
2. To vacuum bare floors, push the brush
switch to the bare floor position
.
This will extend the brushes down from
the floor nozzle.
Tip:
Before cleaning
under low furniture, check area
first for objects
that might harm
the unit or block
the hose.
Tip:
Hair, string and
small objects can
block the hose and
tools. Check them
occasionally for
obstructions.
Brush Up
1.
Brush Down
2.
Upholstery tool:
Use the upholstery tool to clean curtains,
draperies, cushions and fabrics.
Combination crevice tool/dusting brush:
Use the crevice tool in tight, narrow
spaces. Use the dusting brush to clean
curtains, draperies, cushions and fabrics.
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Operations
Power cord
The power cord is located at the rear
of the vacuum. Gently pull out the
power cord, watching for the yellow
line. Stop pulling the power cord once
the yellow line is visible. There is also
a red line, which indicates the end of
the usable cord. Do not pull the power
cord out beyond the red line.
Automatic Cord
Rewind Button
Power button
Turn the power ON or OFF by pressing
lightly downward on the power button
( ).
Automatic cord rewind
Your vacuum is equipped with an
automatic cord rewind. When cleaning
is finished, press the power button
OFF ( )and grasp the plug to disconnect from the electrical outlet. Hold the
plug and press the automatic cord
rewind button to rewind the cord
automatically.
CAUTION:
Be careful to avoid injury as
cord retracts very quickly.
Power
Button
Variable Suction
Control
Variable suction power control
The variable suction power control is
located on the top of the vacuum. Turn
the control toward the larger dots for
maximum suction. Turn the control
toward the smaller dots to minimize
suction for lightly soiled areas or
delicate fabrics.
caution:
Before using your vacuum,
make sure that the dust bag
and all filters (pre-motor and
post-motor) are in place. Do
not operate your vacuum
without the dust bag and
filters.
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Operations
Bag change indicator
The bag change indicator is located
below the swivel hose. If the bag
Bag Change
change indicator turns orange while
Indicator
you are vacuuming, the dust bag
needs to be replaced. The dust bag
may appear to be full or only partially full depending upon the type of
debris picked up. Fine particles can
block the airflow in the dust bag and
reduce suction before the dust bag
is full. If the bag change indicator
remains orange, even after changing
the dust bag, turn the vacuum off and
check for a clog in the hose or tools.
Dust bag replacement
1. Turn the power OFF ( ). Unplug the
vacuum from electrical outlet.
3.
2. Disconnect hose
3. Open the dust bag compartment by lifting up on the latch on the door on the
front of the vacuum.
4.
4. Lift out the dust bag holder and dust bag.
5. Release the dust bag from the holder by
pressing the dust bag holder clip and
pulling the dust bag out of the holder.
Discard the used dust bag.
6. Slide the new dust bag into the holder
by inserting the dust bag into the tabs
located at the bottom of the holder.
Then press the dust bag holder clip,
insert the dust bag and release the dust
bag holder clip to hold the dust bag in
place.
7. Place holder and new dust bag back
into the dust bag compartment, making
sure the entire bag is tucked in below
the seal gasket.
8. Close dust bag compartment door and
press down gently until it locks into
place.
NOTE: The dust bag compartment
door will not close without the
dust bag in place.
5.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of electric shock,
turn power switch OFF and disconnect plug from electrical outlet
before performing maintenance or
troubleshooting checks.
9. Reconnect hose.
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Maintenance and care
Cleaning the pre-motor and post-motor filter
Filters protect the motor from dirt
and dust particles. Use only BISSELL
replacement filters in your Zing
1. Turn the power OFF ( ). Unplug the
vacuum from electrical outlet.
2. Disconnect hose
3. Open the dust bag compartment by lifting up
on the door latch at the front of the vacuum.
Lift out the dust bag holder and dust bag.
4. Remove the filter frame from the filter
holder by grasping the lip of the frame
and pulling up.
5. Remove the filter from the filter frame and
clean by hand washing in warm water. A mild
detergent can be used if desired. Allow the
filter to air dry completely before replacing.
6. Place the filter back into the filter frame
and replace back into the filter holder.
NOTICE:
This product is intended for house-
hold use only and not for commercial or industrial use. Vacuuming
of dust from products like plaster,
concrete or ashes will damage the
motor and void the warranty.
4.
Pre-Motor
Filter
NOTE: The filter frame should be
placed so the protective frame is
visible.
7. Place dust bag holder and dust bag into
the dust bag compartment, making sure the
entire bag is tucked in below the seal gasket.
8. Close dust bag compartment door and
press down gently until it locks into place.
9. Reconnect hose.
Thermal motor protection
An internal thermal protector has been
designed into your cleaner to protect
it from overheating. When the thermal
protector activates, the main vacuum
motor will stop operating. If this
happens, proceed as follows.
1. Turn the cleaner OFF and unplug from
electrical outlet.
2. Check the cleaner for the source of overheating
problem (ie. Full dirt cup, dirty filters or clog).
3. Fix the problem by following the steps in
the maintenance section of the user guide.
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Post-Motor
Filter
Tip:
For maximum cleaning
performance, check the
filters often and clean or
replace if necessary.
WARNING:
Do not operate cleaner with
damp or wet filters or
without all filters in place.
4. When the motor cools for approximately 30
minutes, the thermal protector will reset and
cleaning may continue. If the cleaner will not
turn on or the thermal protector continues to
activate, your cleaner may need servicing.
Call BISSELL Consumer Services or visit the
website.
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Troubleshooting
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of electric
Vacuum cleaner won’t run
Possible causes
shock, turn power OFF ( ) and
disconnect plug from electrical
outlet before performing maintenance or troubleshooting.
Remedies
1. Vacuum cleaner is not plugged in
1. Check electrical plug
2. Power button is not pressed down
2. Press power button down
3. Thermal protector activated
3. Allow cleaner to cool for 30 minutes, see page 8
Vacuum cleaner won’t pick up or low suction
Possible causes
Remedies
1. Tools, hose and/or telescoping extension wands are blocked
1. Remove each part and check for blockages
2. Filters are dirty
2. Check and clean or replace pre-motor and post-motor filters
3. Dust bag is full
3. Replace with new dust bag
4. Swivel hose not securely attached to suction opening
4. Make sure hose connector is locked into suction opening
5. Crack or hole in flex hose
5. Check hose and replace if needed
6. Air flow regulator or variable suction power
control is set to open or minimum setting
6. Change to closed or maximum setting
Visible dust escaping from vacuum
Possible causes
1. Dust bag is full
Remedies
1. Replace with new dust bag
2. Filters missing or installed incorrectly
2. Check pre-motor and post-motor filter for correct installation
3. Filters are dirty
3. Check and clean or replace pre-motor and post-motor filters
4. Flex hose is blocked
4. Remove hose and check for blockages
5. Swivel hose not securely attached to suction opening
5. Make sure swivel hose is locked into suction opening
6. Crack or hole in flex hose
6. Check hose and replace if needed
Other maintenance or service not included in the manual should be
performed by an authorized service representative.
Thank you for selecting a BISSELL product.
Please do not return this product to the store.
For any questions or concerns, BISSELL is happy to be of
service. Contact us directly at 1-800-263-2535.
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Replacement parts - BISSELL vacuum
Item
1
2
3
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Part No.
203-7500
203-7503
203-7505
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Part Name
Dust Bag
Pre-Motor Filter
Post-Motor Filter
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Accessories
Item
1
2
3
4
5
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Part No.
Part Name
2
3
203-7508
203-7510
203-7280
203-7273
203-7511
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Floor Nozzle
Extension Wands/with tool caddy
Combination Crevice Tool/Dusting Brush
Upholstery Tool
Hose Assembly
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Warranty - BISSELL Zing
™
Compact Vacuum
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 Canada Corporation 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 three 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 routine maintenance components such as belts or brushes. Damage or malfunction
caused by negligence, abuse, or use not in accordance with the User’s Guide is not covered.
If your BISSELL product should require service
Call BISSELL Consumer Services at the number listed below or visit the BISSELL website – www.bissell.
ca to locate a BISSELL Authorized Service Centre in your area. If there are no authorized BISSELL
Service Centres in your area, a BISSELL Representative at canada.custhelp@bissell.ca or at the
phone number below will issue you a Return Authorization Number and a pre-paid mailing label
to return the unit to BISSELL for warranty repair.
The machine should be returned with a photocopy of your proof of purchase. (Your dated sales receipt
is your warranty – do not send original.) If you need information about repairs or replacement parts,
or if you have questions about your warranty, contact BISSELL Consumer Services.
Website:
www.bissell.ca
E-mail:
canada.custhelp@bissell.ca
Or Call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
1-800-263-2535
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 CANADA CORPORATION 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.
*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.
NOTE: Please keep your original sales receipt, it is your warranty.
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BISSELL consumer services
For information about repairs or replacement parts, or questions about your warranty, call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
1-800-263-2535
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
Or visit the BISSELL website - www.bissell.ca
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 purchase date in the event of a
warranty claim. See Warranty on page 11 for details.
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