Dyson 1741801 Vacuum Cleaner User Manual

OPERATING MANUAL
ASSEMBLY
ON/OFF
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WASH FILTERS
Wash filters with cold water
at least every 3 months.
REGISTER
FOR YOUR
FREE 5 YEAR
GUARANTEE
TODAY
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After registering for your 5 year guarantee, your Dyson
vacuum cleaner will be covered for parts and labour for
5 years from the date of purchase, subject to the terms of
the guarantee.
If you have any query about your Dyson vacuum cleaner,
call the Dyson Customer Care Helpline with your serial
number and details of where/when you bought the
vacuum cleaner. Your serial number can be found on
your rating plate which is behind the clear bin.
Most queries can be solved over the phone by one of our
trained Dyson Customer Care Helpline staff.
Alternatively visit www.dyson.co.uk/support for online
help, general tips and useful information about Dyson.
Note your serial number for future reference
3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE 5 YEAR GUARANTEE
REGISTER
ONLINE
REGISTER
BY PHONE
www.dyson.com/register
UK 0800 298 0298
IRL 01 475 7109
Visit our website to register
your full parts and labour
guarantee online.
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Call our dedicated Helpline
Open 7am–10pm.
7 days a week.
REGISTER
BY MAIL
Complete and return
the form to Dyson in the
envelope supplied.
IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS VACUUM CLEANER
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY:
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This vacuum cleaner is for domestic use only. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
Do not handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands.
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.
Do not use with damaged cable or plug. If the supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced by Dyson’s authorised service
centres in order to avoid a hazard.
If the vacuum cleaner is not functioning properly, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or immersed in liquid, do not use,
contact the Dyson Customer Care Helpline.
Do not use the vacuum cleaner if any parts appear to be faulty, missing or damaged.
Ensure all parts including the clear bin are securely attached before using or carrying the vacuum cleaner.
This vacuum cleaner 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 vacuum
cleaner by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
vacuum cleaner.
Do not leave vacuum cleaner when plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in use, and before performing user maintenance,
connecting or disconnecting the hose or changing accessories.
Store the vacuum cleaner indoors. Do not use or store this vacuum cleaner below 0ºC (32ºF). Ensure that the vacuum cleaner
is at room temperature before operating. Put the vacuum cleaner away after use with the cable stored safely, to prevent tripping
hazards.
If the vacuum cleaner overheats it will cut-out. It must be switched off, unplugged and allowed to cool down before attempting
to check filters or for blockages.
Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Do not unplug by pulling on cable. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cable.
Do not pull or carry by cable, use cable as a handle, close a door on cable, or pull cable around sharp edges or corners. Do not
run vacuum cleaner over cable. Keep cable away from heated surfaces.
The use of an extension cable is not recommended.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body away from openings and moving parts, such as the brushbar.
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.
Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs. Do not work with the vacuum cleaner above you on the stairs.
Keep the vacuum cleaner on the floor. Do not put the vacuum cleaner on chairs, tables etc.
Do not shake the vacuum cleaner or press the cyclone release button while carrying the vacuum cleaner, or it could fall and
cause injury.
Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids, such as gasoline, or use in areas where they may be present.
Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.
Check to ensure your electricity supply matches that shown on the rating plate. The vacuum cleaner must only be used as rated.
Use only as described in this manual. Use only Dyson recommended attachments.
Do not use without clear bin and filters in place.
Do not lubricate any parts, or carry out any maintenance or repair work other than that shown in this manual, or as advised by
the Dyson Customer Care Helpline.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
THIS VACUUM CLEANER IS INTENDED FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
Do not pull on
the cable.
Do not store near
heat sources.
Do not use near
naked flame.
Do not run over
the cable.
Do not pick up
water or liquids.
Do not pick up
burning objects.
Do not use above
you on the stairs.
Do not put hands
near the brush bar
when the vacuum
cleaner is in use.
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Usage
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ON/OFF
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Clear bin emptying
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Blockages
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High-reach cleaning
Carpets/hard floors
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Clearing obstructions / Brush bar reset
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IMPORTANT!
WASH FILTERS
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Filter A
Filter B
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Wash filters with cold water at least every 3 months.
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Rinse and shake filters under tap.
Turn over and tap very firmly to
remove motor emissions. Repeat
10x until water runs clear.
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ASSEMBLY
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Lie vacuum cleaner flat and push on cleaner head until it clicks. Stand vacuum
up straight, insert wand into hose and push into place until it clicks. Attach tool
to the side of the vacuum cleaner.
more frequent washing if vacuuming fine dust.
Do not use detergents to clean the filters.
Do not put the filters in a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven,
microwave or near an open flame.
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LOOKING FOR BLOCKAGES
USING YOUR DYSON VACUUM CLEANER
Press foot pedal and recline handle to use. The stabiliser stand will automatically
lift up. To switch ‘ON’, depress power button in front of handle. When finished
cleaning, push vacuum cleaner into an upright position and stabiliser wheels will
automatically drop. Use the carrying handle to carry the vacuum cleaner.
CAUTION:
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When returning to the upright position, ensure that the stabiliser wheels are fully
engaged before releasing the cleaner.
Do not press the cyclone release button while carrying the vacuum cleaner or it
could fall and cause injury.
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CAUTION:
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Switch ‘OFF’ and unplug the vacuum cleaner before checking for blockages.
Please ensure vacuum cleaner is upright before removing hose or airway
inspection parts.
Beware of sharp objects when clearing blockages.
Refit all parts of the vacuum cleaner securely before using.
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PLEASE NOTE:
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Clearing blockages is not covered by your vacuum cleaner’s limited guarantee.
If any part of your vacuum cleaner becomes blocked, it may overheat and then
automatically shut off. Unplug the vacuum cleaner and leave to cool down.
Clear blockage before restarting.
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Fine dust such as plaster or flour should only be vacuumed in very small
amounts.
Consult your flooring manufacturer’s recommended instructions before
vacuuming and caring for your flooring, rugs and carpets. Some carpets will
fuzz if a rotating brushbar is used when vacuuming. If this is the case, we
recommend vacuuming in hard floors mode and consulting with your flooring
manufacturer. (Refer to carpets/hard floors section.)
If used in a garage when car cleaning, care should be taken to wipe the
soleplate and wheels with a dry cloth after vacuuming to clean off any sand,
dirt, or pebbles which could damage delicate floors.
CLEARING Brush bar OBSTRUCTIONS
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HIGH-REACH CLEANING
CAUTION:
GUARANTEE – TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Switch ‘OFF’ the vacuum before changing tools.
Powerful suction can cause the hose to ‘pull back’ – please take care.
Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs; do not work with the vacuum above
you on the stairs. Do not put the vacuum on chairs, tables etc.
Ensure vacuum is in upright position before using tools.
DYSON CUSTOMER CARE
If you have a question about your Dyson vacuum cleaner, call the Dyson
Customer Care Helpline with your serial number and details of where and when
you bought the vacuum cleaner, or contact us via the website. The serial number
can be found on the main body of the vacuum cleaner behind the clear bin.
Most questions can be solved over the phone by one of our Dyson Customer
Care Helpline staff.
If your vacuum cleaner needs service, call the Dyson Customer Care Helpline so
we can discuss the available options. If your vacuum cleaner is under guarantee,
and the repair is covered, it will be repaired at no cost.
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To release the wand, open the wand cap and pull the red tube until the wand
releases from the vacuum. Tools can be attached to either the hose or wand.
The brush bar will not rotate when the vacuum is in an upright position.
Ensure wand cap is closed when not in use.
CLEAR BIN EMPTYING
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Switch ‘OFF’ and unplug the vacuum cleaner before emptying the bin.
Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the MAX mark – do not overfill.
To remove the clear bin from the vacuum cleaner press the button at rear of
carrying handle. To release the dirt, press the red bin release button.
To minimize dust/allergen contact when emptying, encase base of bin tightly
in a plastic bag before trigger releases dirt. Remove bin carefully and seal bag
tightly, dispose as normal.
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PLEASE NOTE:
Do not use the vacuum cleaner without the clear bin in place.
PLEASE REGISTER AS A DYSON machine OWNER
THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING TO BUY A DYSON VACUUM CLEANER.
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Terms and conditions of the Dyson 5 year limited guarantee.
CAUTION:
Do not immerse the whole cyclone in water or pour water into the cyclones.
Ensure the bin is completely dry before replacing.
WHAT IS COVERED
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Do not use detergents, polishes or air fresheners to clean the bin.
Do not put the bin in a dishwasher.
When vacuuming, certain carpets may generate small static charges in the clear
bin. These are entirely harmless and are not associated with the mains supply.
To minimise any effect from this, do not put your hand or insert any object into
the clear bin unless you have first emptied it and rinsed it out with cold water.
Clean the shroud with a cloth or dry brush to remove lint and dust.
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DO THIS EVERY 3 MONTHS
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Switch ‘OFF’ and unplug the vacuum cleaner before removing the filters.
Ensure filters are completely dry before refitting into the vacuum cleaner.
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This vacuum cleaner has two filters, located as shown. It is important to check
your filters regularly and wash at least every 3 months according to instructions.
The filter in the ball should be rinsed and tapped out until the water runs clean,
then tapped out again to ensure all excess water is removed. Please leave to dry
completely for 24 hours.
It is normal for the filter in the ball to turn grey in colour. The filters may require
The repair or replacement of your vacuum cleaner (at Dyson’s discretion) if your
vacuum cleaner is found to be defective due to faulty materials, workmanship or
function within 5 years of purchase or delivery (if any part is no longer available
or out of manufacture Dyson will replace it with a functional replacement part).
Use of the vacuum cleaner in UK and Ireland.
WHAT IS NOT COVERED
WASHING YOUR FILTERS
PLEASE NOTE:
To help us ensure you receive prompt and efficient service, please register as a
Dyson machine owner. There are three ways to do this:
Online at www.dyson.co.uk
By calling the Dyson Customer Care Helpline.
By completing and returning the enclosed form to us by mail.
This will confirm ownership of your Dyson vacuum cleaner in the event of an
insurance loss, and enable us to contact you if necessary.
LIMITED 5 YEAR GUARANTEE
CLEAR BIN CLEANING
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Switch off and unplug the vacuum cleaner before clearing brushbar
obstructions. Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
If your brushbar is obstructed, it may shut off. If this happens you will need to
remove the brushbar as shown and clear any obstructing debris.
The symbol
on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product
should not be treated as household waste. Instead it should be handed over
to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment – this may be your local civic amenity site or a facility provided by the
retailer selling the product or a replacement product. By ensuring this product
is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences
for the environment and for human health, which could otherwise be caused
by inappropriate waste handling of this product. For more detailed information
about recycling of this product, please contact the Dyson Customer Care
Helpline, your local authority civic amenity site or the retailer selling the product
or a replacement product.
The brushbar will always default to ‘ON’ (spinning) each time you switch on the
vacuum cleaner and recline it for cleaning. The brushbar will automatically stop
if it becomes obstructed. If the brushbar stops during use, please refer to the
‘Clearing brushbar obstructions’ section.
To switch the brushbar off (e.g. for hard floors), recline the vacuum cleaner and
turn it ‘ON’, then press the brushbar ‘on/off’ button – the brushbar will stop
spinning.
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CAUTION:
CONFORMITY INFORMATION
CARPETS/HARD FLOORS
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Dyson does not guarantee the repair or replacement of a product as a result of:
Normal wear and tear (e.g. fuse, belt, brush bar, batteries etc).
Accidental damage, faults caused by negligent use or care, misuse, neglect,
careless operation or handling of the vacuum cleaner which is not in accordance
with the Dyson Operating Manual.
Blockages – please refer to the Dyson Operating Manual for details of how to
unblock your vacuum cleaner.
Use of the vacuum cleaner for anything other than normal domestic
household purposes.
Use of parts not assembled or installed in accordance with the instructions
of Dyson.
Use of parts and accessories which are not Dyson Genuine Components.
Faulty installation (except where installed by Dyson).
Repairs or alterations carried out by parties other than Dyson or its
authorised agents.
If you are in any doubt as to what is covered by your guarantee, please call the
Dyson Customer Care Helpline.
SUMMARY OF COVER
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The guarantee becomes effective at the date of purchase (or the date of delivery
if this is later).
You must provide proof of delivery/purchase before any work can be carried
out on your vacuum cleaner. Without this proof, any work carried out will be
chargeable. Please keep your receipt or delivery note.
All work will be carried out by Dyson or its authorised agents.
Any parts which are replaced will become the property of Dyson.
The repair or replacement of your vacuum cleaner under guarantee will not
extend the period of guarantee.
The guarantee provides benefits which are additional to and do not affect your
statutory rights as a consumer.
ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY
Your information will be held by Dyson Limited and its partner companies for
promotional, marketing and servicing purposes.
If your personal details change, if you change your mind about any of your
marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how we use your
information, please let us know by contacting Dyson Limited, Tetbury Hill,
Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0RP England, or by calling the Dyson Customer
Care Helpline on UK: 0800 298 0298 or IRL: 01 475 7109. Or you can email
us at askdyson@dyson.co.uk.
For more information on how we protect your privacy, please see our privacy
policy on www.dyson.co.uk
The British Allergy Foundation is a UK national charity with the aim of improving
awareness, prevention and treatment of allergies. The British Allergy Foundation
Seal of Approval is a UK registered trademark.
PRODUCT INFORMATION
Product weight 7.5kg.
Please note: Small details may vary from those shown.
This product is protected by the following intellectual property rights:
PATENT/PATENT APPLICATION NUMBERS
JP 2004-537336; EP 1361812; AU 744408; EP 1119282; JP 2002-527132;
US 6,519,807; AU 744362; EP 1121043; JP 2002-527131; US 6,572,078;
GB 0326102.1; AU 2002-226556; EP 1370172; JP 2004-528876;
US 6,991,666; AU 2002-225207; EP 1361814; JP 2004-520137; US 7,018,439;
AU 2001-240894; EP 1268076; JP 2003-528704; US 6,835,222; AU 2002225232; EP 1361815; JP 3940082; US 6,974,488; AU 2003-283157;
EP 1526796; JP 2006-503607; US 2005-0235454; AU 2003-283159;
EP 1526797; JP 2005-534442; AU 2003-283161; EP 1526798; JP 2006503608; AU 2004-294771; EP 1680232; JP 2007-508934; US 2007-0079579;
AU 2005-263889; EP 1768536.
Equivalent patents, registered designs and applications exist in other countries.
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IMPORTANT!
WASH FILTERS
3
Wash filters with cold water at least every 3 months.
months
Dyson Customer Care
If you have a question about your Dyson vacuum cleaner, call
the Dyson Customer Care Helpline with your serial number and
details of where and when you bought the cleaner, or contact us
via the Dyson website. The serial number can be found on the
main body of the vacuum cleaner behind the clear bin.
GB Dyson Customer Care
askdyson@dyson.co.uk
0800 298 0298
Dyson Ltd, Tetbury Hill, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0RP.
IRL Dyson Customer Care
irelandservice@dyson.com
01 475 7109
Dyson Ireland Limited, Unit G10, Grants Lane,
Greenogue Business Park, Rathcoole, Dublin 24
JN.31259 PN.14647-01-04 23.11.09
www.dyson.com
GUARANTEE FORM
Serial number
/
Date of purchase
Title
/
Country of purchase
UK
Ireland
Surname
First name
Address
Postcode
e-mail
Telephone
Mobile
As a Dyson machine owner, you can hear about Dyson
inventions and ideas before anyone else. If it’s okay to
contact you, please let us know how we may do this.
Sometimes we might ask for feedback on our ideas or invite you to try
new products and services. Would it be okay if our partner companies
occasionally get in touch about this?
By mail
Yes
No
Tick box if no
By phone
Yes
No
By email
Yes
No
By text message
Yes
No
3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE 5 YEAR GUARANTEE
REGISTER
ONLINE
REGISTER
BY PHONE
www.dyson.com/register
UK 0800 298 0298
IRL 01 475 7109
Visit our website to register
your full parts and labour
guarantee online.
Call our dedicated Helpline
Open 7am–10pm.
7 days a week.
REGISTER
BY MAIL
Complete and return
the form to Dyson in the
envelope supplied.