Eureka 410 SERIES Vacuum Cleaner User Manual

Lightweight Upright
VACUUM CLEANER
Household Type
OWNER’S GUIDE
410 SERIES
IMPORTANT
Do not return this
product to the store.
For assembly problems or
questions contact: Eureka’s
Customer Service Division
toll free at 1-800-282-2886*, 7
a.m. to 8 p.m., Central Standard
Time, Monday through Saturday.
Index
Important Safeguards .................. 2
General Information .................... 4
Assemble .................................... 5
Use ........................................... 5-6
Accessories ................................. 7
Filter ............................................ 8
Dust Cup ..................................... 9
Brush Roll .................................. 10
Brush Roll Belt .......................... 10
Customer Order Form ............... 11
Warranty .................................... 13
For replacement of broken or
missing items to be shipped
direct to you, call 1-800-4387352*, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.,
Central Standard Time, Monday
through Friday.
*En Mexico llame al 5670-6169.
www.eureka.com
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS VACUUM CLEANER.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
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Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
Do not leave vacuum cleaner when plugged in. Turn off the switch and unplug
the electrical cord when not in use and before servicing.
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Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near
children.
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Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
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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.
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Connect to a properly grounded outlet only (refer to Grounding Instructions).
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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.
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Do not use without dust bag in place.
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Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
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Store your cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
Do not use extension cords or outlets with inadequate current carrying capacity.
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.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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CONSEILS DE SÉCURITÉ
Lors de l’utilisation d’un appareil électrique, quelques précautions élémentaires doivent
être observées, incluant les suivantes:
LISEZ TOUTES LES INSTRUCTIONS AVANT D’UTILISER VOTRE ASPIRATEUR.
AVERTISSEMENT
Pour réduire le risque de feu, de choc électrique ou blessure:
• N’utilisez pas a l’extérieur ou sur une surface mouillée.
• Ne quitte pas l’aspirateur lorsqu’il est branche. Fermer le poste et débrancher la
corde électrique lorsqu’il n’est pas en marche et/ou avant de le repérer.
• N’utilisez pas comme un jouet. Portez attention l’orsque vous l’utilisez pies ou par un
enfant.
• Utilisez seulement comme décrit dans ce livret. Utilisez seulement les accessoires
recommandes par le fabricant.
• N’utilisez pas avec une corde ou prise endommagée. Si l’aspirateur ne fonctionne
pas comme il le faut, s’y il a été échappe, endommage, laisse a l’extérieur, ou échappe
dans l’eau, retourne l’aspirateur a un centre de réparation avant de s’en servir.
• Ne tirez pas et ne portez pas par le corde, utilisez la corde comme une poignée,
fermez un porte sur la corde, ou tirez la corde autour des coins aigu. Ne passez pas
l’aspirateur sur la corde. Éloignez la corde des surfaces chaudes.
• Branchez toujours l’aspirateur dans une prise à trois (mise à la terre).
• N’utilisez pas la corde électrique ou la prise de courant avec insuffisamment de
capacité de courant.
• Fermez tout les contrôle avant de débrancher.
• Ne débranchez pas en tirant sur la corde. Pour débrancher saisir la prise, non
la corde.
• Ne touchez pas la prise ou l’aspirateur avec les mains mouillées.
• Ne mettez aucun objets dans les ouvertures. N’utilisez pas avec des ouvertures
bouches; gardez libre de poussière, tissue ouate, cheveux et n’importe quoi qui peut
réduire la courant atmosphérique.
• Cet aspirateur crée de la succion. Quelque modèles contient un rouleau-brosse
tournant. Tenir les parties mobiles et les ouvertures loin des cheveux, des habits,
des doigts et de toute partie du corps.
• Ne ramassez rien qui brûle ou fument, tel que cigarettes, allumettes, ou des 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
courroie.
• Utilisez des précautions lorsque vous nettoyé sur des escaliers.
• N’utilisez pas pour ramasser des liquides inflammable ou combustible, tel que de
l’essence, ou utilise dans les endroits ou ses derniers peuvent être présent.
• Entreposez votre aspirateur a l’intérieur dans un endroit propre et sec.
• Garder votre lieu de travail bun éclaire.
• Débrancher les appareils électrique avant de les balayer.
CONSERVEZ CES INSTRUCTIONS
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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 into 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 qualifie. Ne pas modifier la fiche.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Use the cleaner to pick up dirt and dust particles. Avoid picking up hard or sharp objects
that could damage the vacuum cleaner.
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 Authorized
Warranty Station. You should know the model, type and serial number or date code
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
St., Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA. In Canada, write to The Eureka Company, 866
Langs Drive, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 2N7. Refer to The Eureka Warranty for complete
service information.
DO NOT OIL the motor or the brush roll. The motor and brush roll are
permanently sealed and lubricated.
Rating Plate
The rating plate on the back of the vacuum
cleaner shows the model number. For prompt
and complete service, always refer to these
numbers.
Model and Type No. __________________
Serial No. or Date Code _______________
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THE EUREKA COMPANY
BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS 61701 USA
HOUSEHOLD TYPE
MODEL
TYPE
SERIAL #
HOW TO ASSEMBLE
b
To assemble the cleaner, find the powerhead (a)
and the body (b). Align the connector on the
powerhead with the receptacle on the body and
press together until they click into place.
a
HOW TO USE
1
3 Position
ON/OFF
Switch
2
Locked Brush
Roll Indicator
1
Power Switch
Top position is Off. Middle position is for floor cleaning and
cleaning with accessories (brush roll does not turn). Bottom
position is for cleaning carpets (brush roll turns).
2
Locked Brush Roll Indicator
The brush roll indicator will illuminate brightly when the
brush roll motor has been locked up due to debris or some
other excessive loading of the brush roll. Slide the power
switch to the off position and check the brush roll area for
obstructions. After clearing the brush roll area, start the
vacuum and the brush roll will turn again.
CAUTION: Pulleys can be hot from normal use, to
avoid burns do not touch pulleys.
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HOW TO USE (continued)
3
Cord
Retainer
4
Handle
Collapse
Button
5
3
Cord Retainer
When preparing to use vacuum,
firmly push the electrical cord down
into the cord retainer. This will place
the electrical cord out of the way
while you vacuum.
4
Handle Collapse Button
To collapse the handle from the upright position,
press handle collapse button, rotate handle down.
5
Cord Storage Hooks
This unit has two convenient cord storage hooks
attached to the handle. Wind the cord around the
hooks and fasten the plug to the cord to prevent
unwinding.
6
Cord
Storage
Hooks
HOW TO USE ACCESSORIES
1
Dusting Brush
3
5
2
2
4
Crevice
Tool
1
Collapse the handle from the upright position.
2
The dusting brush and upholstery nozzle fit on both the hose and the wand with
a built-in crevice tool.
3
Use the dusting brush to dust furniture, blinds, books, lamps,
and shelves.
4
The crevice tool cleans corners, base boards, between cushions.
5
Hose elbow rotates for easy use of the hose and
attachments.
To disconnect hose for inspection of blockages, align notch
on top of elbow with arrow on main body. Check for
blockages and clear if necessary. Align notch on top of
elbow with arrow on main body to reconnect.
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HOW TO MAINTAIN
The instructions given in this booklet serve as a guide to routine maintenance. To
avoid unnecessary service calls, check the dust cup, filter, belt, and brush roll often.
Empty the dust cup if it is full; clean the filter, replace the belt if it is stretched or
cracked, and clean the brush roll bristles if they are wrapped with thread and hair.
To Change Dust Cup Pleated Filter
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before changing the
pleated filter. Never operate the vacuum cleaner without the dust cup or
the pleated filter.
HINT: When cleaning new carpet for the first time, cup will fill quickly. Check
often.
Remove the dust cup by pressing down on the
dust cup latch (a) and pulling dust cup away from
cleaner body. When replacing the dust cup put
bottom of dust cup in place by aligning tabs in
slots and pivot dust cup up against the cleaner
body. Lift up on dust cup latch to secure in place.
a
Check and clean the Pleated Filter once a
month to maintain good performance. The
filter can be cleaned by washing with mild
detergent and warm water. Be sure pleated
filter is completely dry before reinstalling.
To Clean the Pleated Filter:
1. Remove dust cup from cleaner body. See above illustration (a).
2. Remove dust cup lid by grasping lid handles and lifting up.
3. To release the pleated filter from dust cup lid, press latch in the bottom lid handle.
Pull pleated filter away from dust cup lid.
4. To remove debris, tap filter against waste container or brush off. You may also
vacuum the filter using a different cleaner. If filter needs further cleaning, wash in
warm water using a mild detergent. To clean between filter pleats, fan open under
running water.
4. When all parts are completely dry, reattach pleated filter to dust cup lid and
follow the above steps in reverse to reassemble.
NOTE: Do not put any parts in a dishwasher.
NOTE: Your dust cup filter may need to be replaced if cleaning it does not restore
cleaning performance.
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2
8
HOW TO MAINTAIN
(continued)
How to Empty Dust Cup
NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before servicing the
cleaner. Never operate the vacuum cleaner without the dust cup or filter.
FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REMOVE THE DUST CUP FROM THE
CLEANER BODY, REFER TO PAGE 8.
Emptying the Dust Cup:
It is clearly visible when the dust cup is full and needs emptying. Remove dust cup
from cleaner body. Remove dust cup lid from dust cup by grasping lid handles and
lifting up. (See below.) Then dump debris in a waste container.
Reinstalling the Dust Cup:
Grasp the dust cup lid by the lid handles and sit back on top of dust cup. It will fit only
one way. To replace the dust cup, put bottom of dust cup in place by aligning tabs in
slots and pivoting dust cup up against the cleaner body. Lift up on dust cup latch to
secure in place (a).
a
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HOW TO MAINTAIN (continued)
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before servicing
the cleaner. Pulleys can be hot from normal use, to avoid burns do
not touch pulleys.
Replace Brush Roll Belt
1
Remove the 11 screws on the
bottom of the power nozzle. Flip
the power nozzle back upright and
remove the hood.
2
Remove broken or worn brush roll
belt. Pinch new brush roll belt
together and position new belt so
teeth engage cog pulley on end of
motor shaft.
3
Place the other end of belt around
brush roll. Align left end of brush
roll into the base by rotating
slightly until brush roll end cap
slides into place.
Cog
Pulley
Secure right end of brush roll into
base.
4
The brush roll belt is now installed.
5
Reinstall hood.
Brush Roll
As the brush roll rotates, it sweeps and combs the carpet nap. Remove hair and threads
from the brush roll so it continues brushing the carpet nap. Check brush roll occasionally for hair or string that may have wrapped around dowel. Remove with scissors.
When bristles have worn to about 1/4" in length, carpet cleaning effectiveness will be
reduced. It is time to replace the brush roll. Follow the instructions in the brush roll belt
section to open up the power nozzle and replace the brush roll.
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To Order
Telephone (Day)
City
70884B
www.eureka.com
Simply fill out this
Order Form.
Please be sure to
include day
and evening
phone numbers.
By Mail
*En Mexico llame al
5670-6169
By FAX
1-309-823-5789
HOURS:
Call between 8 a.m.
and 4:45 p.m.,
central standard time
Monday through Friday.
Visa (13/16 digits)
MasterCard (13 digits)
Expiration date
American Express (15 digits)
Signature (Full name as shown on account) _____________________________________________
Acct. number
Charge to my
Check or money order (payable to The Eureka Company). Do not send currency.
7 a.m. to 8 p.m. central standard time Monday through Saturday.
1-800-282-2886*
4.19
2.09
61127
61126
$5.50
Total
© 2002 White Consolidated Ltd.
Printed in China
TOTAL
Postage and Handling Charge (Within the U.S.A.)
Tax (add state and local taxes as required by law)
Total (prices subject to change without notice)
12.89
61307
11.49
11.49
To Answer Problems or Questions for U.S.A. and Canada call:
(Fax)
Zip
Price (USD)
61325
61309
Qty.
6.99
21.29
(Eve)
State
61870
61322-1
Telephone (Day)
City
Address (street address needed for UPS)
Name
(Not applicable in Canada)
Dust Cup Filter
Dust Cup
Brush Roll
Accessory Hose
Bonus Hose
Nested Wands
Dusting Brush
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ORDER FORM
Part No.
(Fax)
Zip
#
Genuine Eureka Parts
Method of Payment (No C.O.D.s)
IMPORTANT:
Be sure to include
your model, type, and
serial numbers. These
numbers may be
found on the rating
plate.
__________________
Serial Number
__________________
Type
__________________
Model Number
(Eve)
State
Address (street address needed for UPS)
Name
By Phone
1-800-438-7352*
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VACUUM CLEANERS
The Eureka Company
P.O. Box 2799
Bloomington, IL 61702-2799
THE EUREKA LIMITED WARRANTY
This Warranty Covers
What
Your Eureka cleaner is warranted to be free from all defects in material and workmanship in normal household
use for a period of one year. The warranty is granted only to the original purchaser and members of his or her
immediate household. The warranty is subject to the following provisions.
hat This Warranty Does Not Cover
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• Parts of the cleaner that require replacement under normal use.
• Damages or malfunctions caused by negligence, abuse, or use not in accordance with the Owner’s Guide.
• Defects or damages caused by unauthorized service or the use of other than Genuine Eureka parts.
The Eureka Company Will Do
What
The Eureka Company will, at its option, repair or replace a defective cleaner or cleaner part that is covered by
this warranty. As a matter of warranty policy, the Eureka Company will not refund the consumer’s purchase price.
arranty Registration
WPlease
fill out and return the warranty registration card accompanying your cleaner.
Warranty Service
Obtaining
To obtain warranty service you must return the defective cleaner or cleaner part along with proof of purchase
to any Eureka Authorized Warranty Station.
You will find the nearest location in the Yellow Pages, under “Vacuum Cleaners–Service and Repair.” Be
certain that the Warranty Station is “Eureka Authorized.”
For the location of the nearest Eureka Authorized Warranty Station or for service information, telephone toll free:
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.
If it is necessary to ship the cleaner outside your community to obtain warranty repair, you must pay the shipping
charges to the Eureka Authorized Warranty Station. Return shipping charges will be paid by the Warranty Station.
When returning parts for repair, please include the model, type, and serial number from the data plate on the cleaner.
Limitations and Exclusions
Further
Any warranty that may be implied in connection with your purchase or use of the cleaner, including any
warranty of Merchantability or any warranty for Fitness For A Particular Purpose is limited to the duration of
this warranty. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations
may not apply to you.
Your relief for the breach of this warranty is limited to the relief expressly provided above. In no event
shall Eureka be liable for any consequential or incidental damages you may incur in connection with your
purchase or use of the cleaner. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary by state.
GENUINE
EUREKA PRODUCT
Questions & Answers about Genuine Eureka Products
Q: Why should I use only Genuine Eureka parts in my Eureka product?
A: Using Genuine Eureka Products, which are made to our exacting specifications and engineered with emphasis
on quality, performance, and customer satisfaction, ensures the long life and cleaning efficiency of your
vacuum cleaner. Overall, this saves you money and helps to keep your home clean.
Q: How can I be sure I am using only genuine Eureka products in my product?
A: Typically, packaged products and paper bags can be identified by a “Genuine Eureka Product” symbol
(see illustration above). For further identification assistance, you may call our toll-free number,
1-800-282-2886, for the location of a nearby Eureka Authorized Warranty Station.
Q: Are there any differences between “made to fit” or “imitation” and Genuine Eureka parts?
A: Yes, there are some very important differences in materials, quality, and reliability. Many customers
have mistakenly purchased “imitation” paper bags and parts while thinking they purchased genuine.
Unfortunately, many of these customers discovered the differences after they experienced related
difficulties.
For Genuine Eureka Value, Accept No Imitations!
THE EUREKA COMPANY
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
Part No. 70883B (3/02)
©2000 White Consolidated, Ltd.
Printed in China