OWNER'S MANUAL
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Operating and Servicing
Instructions
A P P L I A N C E MFG. C O .
before using your
RY2000 Can Vac?
Let us help you put your
cleaner together or
answer any questions, call:
1-800-321-1134
(USA & Canada)
*Website:
www.royalvacuums.com
AWARNlNG
Cleaner assembhr- mav
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For quick reference, please record your
vacuum information below.
Model #:
Mfg. Code:
small parts. Small parts can
present a choking hazard.
(Mfg. code located on the lower backside of cleaner)
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CONSUMER INFORMATION
THlS VACUUM IS INTENDED FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When you use an appliance, basic precautions should always be
followed, including the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THlS APPLIANCE
ALWAYS FOLLOW THESE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
DO NOT LEAVE CLEANER UNATTENDED
WARNING - FULLY ASSEMBLE CLEANER BEFORE OPERATING
WARNING: THE CORDS, WIRES AND/OR CABLES SUPPLIED WITH
THlS PRODUCT CONTAINS CHEMICALS, INCLUDING LEAD OR
LEAD COMPOUNDS, KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO
CAUSE CANCER AND BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE
HARM. WASH HANDS AFTER USING.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR INJURY:
Do not leave appliance when plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in
use and before servicing.
Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used
by or near children.
Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer's recommended attachments.
Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If appliance is not working as it
should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water,
return it to a service center for inspection. Call 1-800-321-1134 for the
nearest service center.
Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close a door on cord,
or pull cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not run appliance over
cord. Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not handle plug or appliance 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 air flow.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body away from
openings and moving parts.
Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
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Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids, such as gasoline,
or use in areas where they may be present.
Look on your vacuum cleaner and follow all label and marking instructions.
Do not use an extension cord with this cleaner.
Keep end of hose, wands and other openings away from your face and body.
Keep your hands, feet, hair and clothing away from moving parts.
Do not use the vacuum cleaner without dust bag and/or filters in place.
Store the vacuum cleaner indoors. Put the vacuum cleaner away
after use to prevent tripping accidents.
Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes,
matches, or hot ashes.
Hold plug when rewinding onto cord reel. Do not allow plug to whip when
rewinding.
Do not use cleaner in a vertical position.
Approved by the Vacuum Cleaner Manufacturer's Association Executive
Committee, April 29, 1987.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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 change the plug in any way.
CONGRATULATIONS
You are now the proud owner of the Royal' RY2000. We trust your new purchase will bring you many years of satisfaction.
We are very proud of our products and hope that you are equally satisfied with
their quality and performance.
Thank you for your support of ~ o ~ products.
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Visit our website at www.royalvacuums.com
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Safety Instructions.......................................................... Page 2 & 3
F e a t u r e Description ........................................................... Page 5
How To A s s e m b l e.............................................................. P a g e 6
Hose Installation.......................................................... P a g e 6
A t t a c h m e n t Installation................................................Page 6
S h o u l d e r Strap Installation......................................... Page 6
H o w to Operate.. ............................................................... Page 7
T6 R e d u c e S u c t i o n...................................................... Page 7
Bag: R e m o v a l and R e p l a c e m e n t ...................................... Page 8
Filter: R e m o v a l and R e p l a c e m e n t ..................................... P a g e 9
Storage............................................................................ Page 9
Troubleshooting Guide...................................................... Page 10
LIMITED WARRANTY
To the consumer, Royal Appliance Mfg. Co. warrants this vacuum cleaner to be free of defects in material or workmanship for 2 years from the date of the original purchase. Save your original sales receipt
to validate start of warranty period.
If the vacuum cleaner should become defective within the warranty period, we will repair or replace any
to any ROYALm
defective parts free of charge. The complete machine must be delivered
Authorized Sales & Warranty Service Station. Please include complete description of the problem, day
of purchase, copy of original sales receipt and your name, address and telephone number. If you are
not near a Warranty Station, call the factory for assistance at USA & Canada: 1-800-321-1134. Use
only genuine Royal" replacement parts.
The warranty does not include unusual wear, damage resulting from accident or unreasonable use of
the vacuum cleaner. This warranty does not cover brushes, flat belts, filters, bulbs. This warranty does
not cover unauthorized repairs. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have
other rights. (Other rights may vary from state to state in the USA).
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15.
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17.
18.
Carpet and Rug Nozzle
Barefloor Brush
Wand Release Button
Telescopic Wand
Storage Hook
Handle
Air Flow Slider
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Variable Speed Dial
Full Bag Indicator
Front Cover
Carrying Handle
Hose Connection
Hose Connection Inlet
Hnso
Automatic Cord Rewind
10. Exhaust Filter
11. Power Switch
12. Power Cord
19. Tool Caddy
20. Crevice Tool
21. Upholstery Tool
22. Dusting Brush
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CLEANER BEFORE REMOVING OR INSTALLING HOSE.
1. Insert hose and press until it locks into place (Diagram 1).
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-Insert hose and press until it
locks into place.
1.
2.
3.
4.
The hose can be used alone or
with many combinations d wands
and tools.
Attachments are packaged separately in the box. To store on
the unit, press the tool caddy
onto the wand and slide tools
into their respective locations
(Diagram 1).
Choose any of the handy
accessories to meet your various cleaning needs. Then simply push it firmly onto the hose
or wand end until it is secured
in place (Diagram 2).
To remove the tool, pull apart
gently. You may gently rotate the
attachment back and forth a little to make the removal easier.
ried from room to room
(Dtagram 2).
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Diagram 1
Press tabs in and up onto the
bottom of canrster.
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Diagram F The cleaner can be carriid from
room to room.
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Connect metal telescopic wand
to the hose handle. Extend
length by pressing down on
release button and pulling the
bottom portion of the wand
down (Diagram 1).
2. Push open end of wand into
desired cleaning nozzle
(carpethug nozzle or barefloor
brush or attachment).
a. Car~etlRuacleanina
Select ~ i l settina
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to lo or hi.
b. Bare Floor Cleanina
Anach Floor Nozzle and use.
3. Pull cord from its storage position
and plug into a power outlet.
4. Push power switch to turn unit
on (Diagram 2).
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NOTE: For cleaning drapes,
throw rugs, or other loose items,
you may need to reduce the suction to prevent sucking the item
into the cleaning tool.
1. Dial the variable speed control
until desired suction is achieved
(Diagram 1).
.L -2. To reduce suct~oneven further, --\ - \ ..- --'L- -- JJ-..
Diagram 2:
''Ide the
flow''Ider until
!~I%":dable
speed control TO & d t b suction e&"fu&r,
desired suction Isachieved
until desired suction is achieved._slidetheairfiow'siid& , -'
(D~agram2).
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OF INJURY FROM MOVING
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PARTS - UNPLUG CLEANER
BEFORE SERVICING.
1. When the full bag indicator
turns' red, you must replace
your bag.
2. Remove the hose by pressing
the 2 buttons at the end of the
hose and pull upward.
3 Pull up on the front cover
(D~agram1).
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l baq chamber w~thbaq
attached, by pulling on the bag
chamber handle (Diagram 2).
5. Remove full bag from chamber
by pressing the release latch
(hinge) of the bag chamber
(Diagram 3).
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NOTE: The filter should be changed 1time per year.
The Exhaust Filter is located on the top of the cleaner.
1. Press release button of filter cover and lift off.
2 Pull out filter and replace with new filter.
3. Return cover by lining up tabs and press in release button
until it locks into place.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY FROM MOVING
PARTS - UNPLUG CLEANER BEFORE SERVICING.
NOTE: The filter should be changed 3 times per year.
The Bag Chamber Filter is located inside the cleaner behind the
paper bag.
1. Open front cover.
2
Remove bag chamber and paper bag.
3. Pull out the old filter and replace with the new filter.
To turn power off, press power
switch again (Diagram 1).
Remove plug from the wall
power outlet.
To stow power cord in its storage place automatically, press
the cord rewind button
(Diagram 1).
When storing the unit in a horizontal position, accessories
can be docked on board
(Diagram 2).
To store, remove nozzle or tool
from end of wand. Retract telescopic wand to storage position
Line up storage hook of wand
with one of the slots on the
back of cleaner. Line the
rug/floor tool hook with the
other slot on the back of the
cleaner. Press the barefloor
brush into holder of the wand
BRUSH HOLDER
(Diagram 3).
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