Bissell 57F4 Vacuum Cleaner User Manual

USER'S GUIDE
57F4 SERIES 220-240V
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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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9
Operations
Maintenance and Care
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Troubleshooting
10
Replacement Parts
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Additional Accessories
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Warranty
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Consumer Services
Thanks for buying a BISSELL Steam & Sweep
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL Steam & Sweep. Everything we
know about floor care went into the design and construction of this
complete, high-tech home cleaning system.
Your Steam & Sweep is well made, and we back it with a limited two
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 Steam & Sweep.
Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.
Mark J. Bissell
Chairman, President & CEO
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w w w. b i s s e l l . c o m IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance,
basic precautions should be observed,
including the following:
Read all instructions
before using Steam & Sweep.
Always connect to a properly Earthed outlet.
Unplug from outlet when not in use and before
conducting maintenance or troubleshooting.
WARNING:
To
reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, or injury:
■ Use indoors only
■ Do not immerse
■ Use only on surfaces moistened by cleaning
process
■ Do not leave machine when it is plugged in
■ Do not service machine when it is plugged in
■ If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or its service
agent in order to avoid a hazard
■ Do not use machine if it has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water
■ Do not expose to rain, store indoors
■ Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a
handle, close door on cord, pull cord around
sharp corners or edges, run appliance over
cord, or expose cord to heated surfaces
■ Do not carry the appliance while in use
■ Do not unplug by pulling on cord; unplug
by grasping plug not the cord
■ Do not handle plug or appliance with wet
hands
■ Do not put any object into appliance openings,
use with blocked opening or restrict air flow
■ Do not expose hair, loose clothing, fingers or
body parts to openings or moving parts
■ Do not pick up hot or burning objects
■ Do not pick up flammable or combustible materials (lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene, etc.) or use in
the presence of explosive liquids or vapours
■ Do not use appliance in an enclosed space filled
with vapours given off by oil base paint, paint
thinner, some moth proofing substances, flammable dust, or other explosive or toxic vapours
■ Remove plug from electrical outlet before
cleaning or maintaining the appliance
■ Do not run appliance over supply cord. A
hazard may occur if the appliance runs
over the supply cord
w w w. b i s s e l l . c o m ■ 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
■ Young children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance
■ Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine bleach,
ammonia, drain cleaner, petrol, etc.)
■ Do not modify the Earthed plug
■ Do not allow to be used as a toy
■ Do not use for any purpose other than
described in this User’s Guide
■ Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments
■ Use only cleaning products formulated by
BISSELL for use in this appliance to prevent internal component damage
■ Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.
■ Keep appliance on a level surface
■ Turn off all controls before unplugging
■ Be extra careful when cleaning stairs
■ Liquid or steam must not be directed towards
equipment containing electrical components
■ Pay close attention when working around children
SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
This model is for household use
only.
WARNING:
This
appliance must be Earthed.
The symbol
means WARNING:
Danger of scalding.
Surface may be hot. Avoid contact.
IMPORTANT
FOR
OPERATION ON A 220-240 VOLT A.C.
50/60 Hz POWER SUPPLY ONLY.
If your appliance is fitted with a nonrewireable BS
1363 plug it must not be used unless a 13 amp
(ASTA approved to BS 1362) fuse is fitted in the carrier contained in the plug. Spares may be obtained
from your BISSELL supplier. If for any reason the plug
is cut off, it must be disposed of, as it is an electric
shock hazard should it be inserted into a 13 amp
socket.
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Product view
Handle
Power
Cord
Brush Switch
Quick Release™
Cord Wrap
Power Switch
Water Tank
Filter
Ready Light
Dirt Bin
Release Pedal
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w w w. b i s s e l l . c o m Maneuverable
Swivel Head
Assembly
Your Steam & Sweep assembles
quickly and easily. The only tool you
will need for assembly is a Phillips
head screwdriver.
Your Steam & Sweep is packaged with
the following items:
Handle Assembly
Lower Body with Water Purification
System
Maneuverable Swivel Head
Removable Water Tank
1 large Phillips Head Screw
1 small Phillips Head Screw
2 Mop Pads
Attach handle to Steam & Sweep
1. Attach lower body to maneuverable
swivel head (If your Steam & Sweep
came with the swivel head already
assembled to the body, you may skip
this step).
1.
2.
3.
4.
2. Secure maneuverable swivel head with
small Phillips head screw. Tighten until
secure.
3. Slide handle assembly down into lower
body until it will go no further.
4. Secure the handle by placing the large
Phillips head screw through the screw
opening in the lower body and into the
rear of the handle assembly. Tighten with
screwdriver until secure.
5. Slide water tank onto lower body by
lining up vertical glides and gently
sliding tank into place.
Steam & Sweep assembly is now complete.
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Operations
Special Features
Removable water tank
The water tank is located on the back of
the Steam & Sweep. It can be refilled
with water any time during use. Distilled
or demineralized water is recommended
in place of tap water.
Do not use chemicals with your
Steam & Sweep.
Water purification system
This filter removes minerals and other
impurities from tap water, preventing
water deposits from damaging your Steam
& Sweep. It should be replaced when the
bright green grains turn blue. To maximize
performance of the filter, distilled water
should be used.
Ready light
The ready light will glow when water has
been converted to steam and the Steam &
Sweep is ready to use.
Steam on demand trigger
Press to release steam.
Maneuverable swivel head
Allows you to pick up dust and small
debris while steam cleaning your floor.
The maneuverable swivel head gets into
tight spaces and under cabinets.
Washable mop pads
Reusable microfiber mop pad is machine
washable and safe for all hard floor
surfaces.
Tip:
To prevent damage to the
machine, do not attempt to use
your Steam & Sweep without
water in the tank.
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Operations
Getting ready
2A.
1. The mop pad may have already come
attached to the swivel head. If not, attach
mop pad to swivel head using the Velcro
strips.
2. Fill the water tank.
A.Remove the tank by lifting straight up
and away from the unit.
B. Unscrew the cap at the bottom of
the water tank and remove the insert
assembly.
2B.
2D.
C. Fill the water tank with water. For
best results, water should be at room
temperature.
D. Replace the insert assembly and cap,
tighten until snug.
E. Replace the water tank by lining up
the vertical guides and gently sliding it
back into place.
2E.
3. Twist the quick release cord wrap
clockwise to unwrap the power cord
completely, make sure both switches are
in the "OFF" position and plug it into a
proper outlet.
4. Turn power button on. The ready light will
illuminate when the Steam & Sweep is
ready for use.
NOTE: Upon first use of the Steam
& Sweep or first use of a new filter,
the pump may make a “knocking” sound while the filter fills
with water. This sound is normal
and may last a couple of minutes.
Continue to depress the trigger until
the knocking sound subsides and
the unit emits steam. If the sound
continues, please make sure the
tanks are firmly secured.”
w w w. b i s s e l l . c o m WARNING:
Steam & Sweep will not
pick up crayons, marbles,
and other large objects.
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Operations
Before you clean
The Steam & Sweep can be used
as a sweeper and a steam mop
Brush Switch
at the same time. For best results,
use the Steam & Sweep's powerful
sweeper to clear floor of dust and
small debris before mopping.
1. Turn the brush switch to the On ( I )
position to activate the brush.
Dirt Bin
2. To empty the dirt container, turn the Release Pedal
power off, gently tap the release
pedal on the swivel head. Lift unit
straight up leaving bin on floor and
empty into a trash can. The dirt container may be warm to the touch.
1.
Power Switch
2.
3. Replace the dirt container by
pushing it back into the swivel head
until it snaps back into place.
Steam cleaning hard floors
Your Steam & Sweep is designed to
clean hard flooring such as ceramic
tile, vinyl, marble, stone and sealed
hard wood floors. Use of your
Steam & Sweep on waxed or some
unwaxed floors may result in a
diminished glossiness. The Steam &
Sweep is not for use on unsealed
wood floors. Ensure that the Steam
& Sweep is throughly tested in an
inconspicuous area prior to cleaning a large floor area. Also be sure
to check the care instructions from
your flooring manufacturer.
1. When the ready light illuminates,
begin cleaning by slowly passing
over the surface while pressing the
steam on demand trigger to emit
steam as needed.
2. To sanitize an area of your floor,
(attack invisible germs and bacteria)
leave the Steam & Sweep over the
area for a minimum of 15 seconds
using continuous steam, but no longer
than 20 seconds. For larger areas,
overlap swivel head placement.
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3. When the Steam & Sweep stops
emitting steam, turn the unit off.
Simply remove the water tank, refill,
and continue cleaning.
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WARNING:
Never put descaling
aromatic, alcoholic, or
detergent products into
the steam cleaner, as this
may damage it or make it
unsafe for use.
Tip:
The Steam & Sweep may be
used as both a steam mop and a
sweeper at the same time.
CAUTION:
The Steam & Sweep
generates hot steam, so
when depressing the trigger
to apply steam, ensure the
Steam & Sweep is moving continuously. Prolonged
application of steam in one
area increases the risk of
damage to the surface
treatment of timber floors.
Maintenance and care
When you’re done
1.Make sure both power switches are
in the OFF (O)position. Unplug power
cord from outlet.
2. Carefully remove mop pad from
swivel head, as mop pad and lower
assembly will be hot.
3. Any water remaining in the water
tank should be emptied prior to
machine storage.
4.Mop pad can be machine washed in
warm water with mild detergent. Do
not use bleach or fabric softeners. For
best results, air dry.
5. Wrap power cord around quick
release cord wrap on side of Steam &
Sweep.
6. Wipe all surfaces of Steam & Sweep
with a soft cloth. Store upright in a
protected, dry area.
NOTE: If steam output is reduced,
the nozzle may be blocked. To
remedy, unplug the unit, remove
the swivel head from the lower
body and pour vinegar through
the center tube of the swivel
head “neck”. Clear the nozzle
by inserting a paper clip into the
brass spray tip located in the
bottom of the lower body.
CAUTION:
Upright storage of the
Steam & Sweep with a wet
mop pad may result in the
formation of white marks
on your floor. To remove
the white marks, clean area
with vinegar.
Replacing the water purification system
If you fill your Steam & Sweep cleaner
with normal tap water, it is essential to
check the filter and replace it when it
is no longer effective. Change the filter
when the bright green grains turn blue.
If the filter is not changed at the appropriate time, calcium deposits will accumulate on the heating element, causing
damage or reduced performance.
To replace the filter, pull it up and
away from the Steam & Sweep.
Using distilled or demineralized
water will maximize the
performance of your filter.
To order a replacement filter, refer
to the replacement parts section on
page 10.
w w w. b i s s e l l . c o m Tip:
Using distilled or demineralized
water will maximize the
performance of your filter.
Tip:
Be sure to use only a BISSELL
water filter in your Steam &
Sweep.
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Troubleshooting
Reduced steam or no steam
Possible causes
Remedies
1. Water tank is empty
1.Fill water tank
2. Depleted water filter
2.Replace filter
3. Blocked steam nozzle
3.Refer to NOTE in the middle of page 9.
Other maintenance or service not included in the manual should be
performed by an authorized service representative.
Thank you for selecting a BISSELL product.
NOTE: There are no serviceable parts in the upper housing of this product.
Please do not return this product to the store.
Replacement parts - BISSELL Steam & Sweep
Item
1
2
3
4
1
Part No.
Part Name
218-5600
Water filter
203-2246Handle assembly with screw
203-2243
Water tank with cap and insert
203-2168
Storage hook with screws
2
3
4
Additional accessories
ItemPart No.Part Name
1
55M3-EMicrofiber mop pads – 2 pack
1
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w w w. b i s s e l l . c o m Warranty - BISSELL Steam & Sweep
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may
vary from country to country. If you need additional instruction regarding this warranty or have
questions regarding what it may cover, please contact BISSELL Consumer Services by
telephone, or regular post as described below, or contact your local in country distributor.
Limited Two Year Warranty
Subject to the *EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS identified below, BISSELL Homecare, Inc.,
will replace (with new or remanufactured components), at BISSELL’s option, free of charge
from the date of purchase by the original purchaser, for two years any defective or
malfunctioning part do to manufacturers defect.
This warranty applies to product used for personal, and not commercial or rental service. This
warranty does not apply to fans or routine maintenance components such as filters, belts, or
brushes. Damage or malfunction caused by negligence, abuse, or use not in accordance with
the User’s Guide is not covered.
For UK inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
Friday
9 am — 4 pm
BISSELL homecare (Overseas) Inc.
Ground Floor
226 Berwick Avenue
Slough
Berkshire, SL1 4QT
United Kingdom
Telephone: 0844-888-6644
For New Zealand inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
Parex Industries LTD.
5 Tolich Place
Henderson 0610
Auckland
New Zealand
Telephone: 0800-247-735
For Australian inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
BISSELL Australia PTY LIMITED
42 Roco Drive
Scoresby 3179
Victoria
Australia
Telephone: 1-800-811-183
For South African inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
Tevo (Pty) Ltd.
PO Box 25234
Gateway 4321
South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 86-177-8888
Email: servicecentre@tevo.co.za
For all other inquiries:
Monday - Friday 8 am — 4 pm
BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
PO Box 1888
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501 USA
Telephone: 01-616-453-4451
Fax: 01-616-453-1383
BISSELL HOMECARE INC. 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 TWO YEAR DURATION FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
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BISSELL consumer services
If your BISSELL product should require service:
Call BISSELL Consumer Services at the numbers below and we will give you the location of a
BISSELL Authorized Service Center in your area. If you have questions about your warranty or
need replacement parts please contact the numbers below.
For UK inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
Friday
9 am — 4 pm
BISSELL homecare (Overseas) Inc.
Ground Floor
226 Berwick Avenue
Slough
Berkshire, SL1 4QT
United Kingdom
Telephone: 0844-888-6644
For New Zealand inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
Parex Industries LTD.
5 Tolich Place
Henderson 0610
Auckland
New Zealand
Telephone: 0800-247-735
For Australian inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
BISSELL Australia PTY LIMITED
42 Roco Drive
Scoresby 3179
Victoria
Australia
Telephone: 1-800-811-183
For South African inquiries:
Monday - Friday 9 am — 5 pm
Tevo (Pty) Ltd.
PO Box 25234
Gateway 4321
South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 86-177-8888
Email: servicecentre@tevo.co.za
For all other inquiries:
Monday - Friday 8 am — 4 pm
BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
PO Box 1888
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501 USA
Telephone: 01-616-453-4451
Fax: 01-616-453-1383
Or visit the BISSELL website - www.bissell.com
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 15 for details.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
All rights reserved. Printed in China
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