Owner`s manual | Fantom Vacuum EP031F Vacuum Cleaner User Manual

Hand Vacuum
OWNER’S MANUAL
Model EP031F
120V., 60Hz.
400 Watts, 3.2 Amps
For information or assistance:
FANTOM
94 Main Mill Street, Door 16
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Tel: 1(800) 275-9251
www.fantom.com
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
EP031F
When using your Hand Vacuum, basic safety precautions should always be
observed, including the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
Read all instructions before using your
hand vacuum.
Use the system only for its intended use.
To protect against a risk of electric shock,
do not immerse any part of the system in
water or other liquids.
Never yank cord to disconnect from
outlet; instead, grasp plug and pull to
disconnect.
Do not allow cord to touch hot surfaces.
Do not run appliance over cord.
Do not operate the system with a damaged
cord or plug, or if the appliance or any other
part of the system has been dropped or
damaged. To avoid the risk of electric
shock, do not disassemble or attempt to
repair the hand vacuum. Return the
system to FANTOM (see warranty) for
examination and repair. Incorrect reassembly or repair can cause a risk of
electrical shock or injury to persons when
the unit is used.
Close supervision is necessary for any
appliance being used by or near children.
Do not leave the system unattended while
connected.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all
parts of body away from opening and
moving parts.
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.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Do not use the hand vacuum without the
dust cup filter in place.
This appliance is intended only for
household use. Follow all user instructions
in this manual.
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or
injury:
• Do not leave the hand vacuum plugged in
when unattended. Unplug the electrical cord
when not in use and before servicing.
• Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close
attention is necessary when used by or near
children, pets or plants.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use
only manufacturer’s recommended
accessories.
• Do not pull cord, use cord as a handle, close
a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp
edges or corners. Keep cord away from
heated surfaces.
• Use only extension cords UL-rated or cUL at
15 amperes, extension cords rated for less
amperage may overheat. Care should be
taken to arrange the cord so that the cord
cannot be pulled or tripped over.
• Turn off all controls as applicable before
unplugging from electrical outlet.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug,
grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Do not handle plug or hand vacuum with wet
hands or operate without shoes.
• Do not put any objects into openings. Do not
use with any opening blocked. Keep free of
dust, lint, hair and anything else that may
reduce air flow.
• Store your appliance indoors in a cool, dry
area.
• Keep your work area well lit.
• Do not immerse the hand vacuum into water
or other liquids.
• Keep end of hose, wands and other openings
away from your face and body.
• Use only on dry surfaces.
• Using improper voltage may result in damage
to the motor and possible injury to the user.
Correct voltage is listed on rating label.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
For Household Use Only
WARNING: 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
the proper outlet. Do not modify the plug in any way.
1
Rev. 02/04
ONE (1) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
FANTOM warrants this product 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:
FANTOM, 94 Main Mill Street, Door 16, Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12901
If the appliance is found to be defective in material or workmanship, FANTOM
will repair or replace it free of charge. Proof of purchase date and $ 8.95 to cover
the cost of return shipping and handling must be included. *
Non-durable parts including, without limitation, dust cups, filters and brushes
which normally require replacement are specifically excluded from warranty.
The liability of FANTOM 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
FANTOM.
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser of the unit and excludes all
other legal and/or conventional warranties. The responsibility of FANTOM if any,
is limited to the specific obligations expressly assumed by it under the terms of
the limited warranty. In no event is FANTOM liable for incidental or
consequential damages of any nature whatsoever. Some states 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.
*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
6
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR HAND VACUUM
REPLACEMENT FILTERS
Replacement dust cup filter SKU# XSB031
for Model EP031
Call:
1 (800) 275-9251
Monday to Friday 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time
or
visit our website: www.fantom.com
FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Call:
1 (800) 275-9251
Monday to Friday 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time
Please Note
The Dust Cup Filter is washable. It should, however, be replaced every three
(3) months to ensure peak performance of your vacuum.
Important
Make sure that Dust Cup Filter is completely dry before re-installing back
in the hand vacuum.
1. Suction Hole
2. Dust Cup Release Button
3. On/Off Power Switch
4. Handle
5. Dust Cup (Container)
6. Dust Cup Filter
7. Upholstery Brush
8. Crevice Tool
9. Flexible Hose
Technical Specifications
Voltage:
Power:
5
120V., 60Hz.
3.2 Amps, 400 Watts
2
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Warning: Always unplug from
electrical outlet before opening the dust
cup (container).
Note: Dust cup filter must be used
when operating the hand vacuum.
3. To use the flexible hose, push
the end of the hose into the
suction hole, then attach the
desired accessory to the other
end of the flexible hose, as
shown below.
Assembling the Hand Vacuum
1. To open the dust cup (container), push
the dust cup release button and pull
out the dust cup. Verify that the dust
cup filter is inside, then attach the dust
cup (container) to the hand vacuum.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS cont.
Cleaning & Changing the
Dust Cup Filter
Warning: Always unplug the unit from
electrical outlet before opening the Dust
Cup (container).
Important: Do NOT use the hand
vacuum without the dust cup filter in
place.
Warning: After each Use - Always
remove and empty the Dust Cup Filter.
How To Operate Your
Hand Vacuum
1. Hold the hand vacuum firmly in
your hand by the Handle.
2. Push the On/Off Power Button to
“On” position.
3. Start vacuuming.
2. To attach the crevice tool or
upholstery brush to the Hand
Vacuum, push desired accessory
into the suction hole, as shown
below.
1. To open the Dust Cup (container),
push the dust cup release button
and detach the Dust Cup
(container). (Fig. 1)
2. Remove the dust cup filter. (Fig. 2)
CAUTION: The suction hole must be
open, free of any obstructions at all
times. Otherwise, the motor will overheat
and could become damaged.
Fig. 1
Fig.2
CAUTION: The Hand Vacuum is a
very powerful unit. Make sure that you
hold it firmly, otherwise it can slip out of
your hand and cause injury.
3. Empty the dust from the dust cup
(container).
4. Rinse the dust cup filter in cold water
and then wait 24 hours until it dries
completely before replacing back
into the dust cup (container).
5. When the dust cup filter is completely
dry, replace the dust cup filter carefully
back into the dust cup (container).
6. Attach the dust cup (container) to the
Hand Vacuum.
TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
PROBLEM
HAND VACUUM
WILL NOT
OPERATE
1.
2.
3.
POSSIBLE REASON
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Power cord not firmly plugged
into outlet.
No power in wall outlet.
Needs servicing.
1.
2.
3.
1.
HAND VACUUM
WILL NOT PICK-UP
OR SUCTION
POWER IS WEAK
1.
2.
3.
Dust cup is full.
Unit clogged.
Dust Cup Filter needs
cleaning or replacing.
2.
3.
DUST ESCAPING
FROM HAND
VACUUM
HAND VACUUM
HOSE OR
BRUSHES WILL
NOT PICK-UP
3
1.
2.
3.
1.
2.
Dust cup is full.
Dust Cup Filter is not
installed correctly.
There is a puncture/hole in
Dust Cup Filter.
1.
2.
3.
1.
Hose clogged.
Dust cup is full.
2.
4
Plug unit in firmly.
Check fuse or breaker.
Replace fuse/reset breaker.
Call 1-800-275-9251.
Allow unit to cool down, then
Restart. Empty dust cup –
(see page 4).
Turn unit off and unplug
from wall outlet. Remove
Dust Cup Filter and check
for object(s) in air duct and
remove.
Clean or replace Dust Cup
Filter. (see page 4)
Empty dust cup.
Review Dust Cup Filter
instructions. (see page 4)
Replace dust cup filter. (see
page 4)
Remove hose and/or
bushes. Remove obstruction
from hose.
Empty and clean dust cup.
Download PDF

advertising