Ultralight bagless vacuum cleaner

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Ultralight bagless vacuum cleaner
Please read and keep these instructions
Getting the best from your new cleaner...
If your cleaner is not picking up as well as it should, please check
Dust canister
It is important to regularly empty the canister even if it
does not appear full.
Filters
It is important that the pleated filter is shaken clean
ach time the dust canister is emptied to allow air through
the appliance. Wash the canister filters regularly in warm
water and allow to air dry. A spare pleated filter is included.
Blockages
Check the hose, tubes and tools for blockages
Belt
Check and replace damaged or broken belt
Height adjustment
The height adjustment only comes into effect when the
handle is released by the handle release pedal È.
For replacement parts, help with using your Morphy Richards products,
problems and lots more, contact us by phone or through our website.
UK Helpline: 0870 060 2604
Replacement parts: 0870 167 6635
Ireland 1800 409119
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IMPORTANT
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
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The use of any electrical
appliance requires the
following of common sense
safety rules.
Primarily there is danger of
personal injury and
secondly danger of
damage to the appliance
and property. These are
indicated in the instructions
text by the following two
conventions:
•
In addition we offer the
following essential safety
advice.
•
Repairs to electrical
appliances are only to be
undertaken by trained
personnel. Unprofessional
repairs can be dangerous
for users.
Use only genuine Morphy
Richards spare parts and
accessories.
•
The appliance must never
be left running when
unsupervised.
•
This vacuum cleaner is
intended for domestic use
only. Misuse or use for
commercial or any other
purpose will render the
guarantee invalid.
Location
•
Never pick up inflammable
or poisonous liquids such
as petrol, copier toner or
other volatile substances.
Never pick up acids,
asbestos or asbestos dust.
•
WARNING: Danger of
personal injury
IMPORTANT: Damage to
the appliance
Never use in the presence
of explosive liquids or
vapours.
Do not use or keep this
product outside in the rain.
Product safety
Do not store the appliance
near hot surfaces eg ovens
or heating appliances.
•
Never use the appliance
without the bag or filters
being installed.
Mains lead
•
Never use the appliance to
vacuum hot ashes, broken
glass, sharp objects or
liquids.
•
Do not allow the mains
lead to become strained or
run this appliance over it.
•
If the electrical cable
becomes damaged the
cable assembly must be
replaced. Do not attempt
this task yourself, contact
the helpline number that is
found at the bottom of the
page.
ELECTRICAL
REQUIREMENTS
Check that the voltage on
the rating plate of your
appliance corresponds with
your house electricity
supply which must be A.C.
(Alternating current).
If the socket outlets in your
home are not suitable for
the plug supplied with this
appliance the plug should
be removed and the
appropriate one fitted.
If you cut off the plug and
let go of the cable it will
rewind into the machine
therefore you must pull out
a length of cable and
secure it before cutting the
plug off and re-fitting a new
one.
WARNING: The plug
removed from the mains
lead, if severed, must be
destroyed as a plug with
a bared flexible cord is
hazardous if engaged
into a live socket outlet.
Should the fuse in the 13
amp plug require changing
a 13 amp BS1362 fuse
must be fitted.
Children
•
Children do not understand
the dangers associated
with operating electrical
appliances. Never allow
children to use this
appliance.
Personal safety
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•
The plug must be removed
from the wall socket before
cleaning or maintaining the
appliance.
•
Never modify the cleaner in
any way.
UK Helpline 0870 060 2604 Replacement Parts 0870 167 6635
Ireland Helpline 1800 409119
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FEATURES
⁄ Vari power slider (certain
models only)
¤ Front cover release
‹ Removable front cover
› Exhaust filter grille
fi Carpet height adjustment
knob
fl Floor nozzle with powered
brush
Ê
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„ On/Off switch
Ô Central mesh filter
‰ Carrying handle
 Canister handle
 Nested extension tubes (2)
Ò Motor protection filter
(shown page 6)
Ê Furniture brush
Á Crevice nozzle
Ë Hose clip slot
È Handle release pedal
Ú Exhaust filter (page 6)
Û Belt cover (shown page 7)
Ù Brush bar (page 7)
Í Hose connector
ı Motor shaft (shown page 7)
‡ Upper handle
Î Dust canister release
(shown page 5)
ˆ Brush bar end caps (shown
page 7)
· Flexible hose
Ï Dust canister lid
˜ Hose clip
‚ Cord storage with quick
release cleat
Ì Pleated circular filter
¯ Turbo nozzle
Ó Dust canister
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Variable power C
Assembly A
Slide the variable power control
to the right to increase the
suction power or to the left to
decrease suction. This feature is
most useful when using the
hose and accessories. Use the
minimum setting when
vacuuming delicate
fabrics/curtains etc. When not
using the hose it is advisable to
keep the variable slider set to
maximum.
(Certain models only)
WARNING: Do not plug in
the cleaner until it is
assembled.
1
Carefully unpack all
components.
2
Lift cleaner body to upright
position.
3
Remove the two screws that are
already attached to the body.
4
From the rear of the cleaner,
align the handle with groove and
slide into the body. If necessary,
use thumb and finger pressure
to slide handle into position.
5
Using on carpets
1
Place cleaner in its upright
position.
2
Set the carpet height
adjustment knob to the desired
position.
3
Release the mains cable by
revolving the quick release cleat
1/2 a turn and extend the cable
fully.
4
Plug the cable into the mains
socket.
5
Step on the handle release
pedal to release the handle to
the desired position.
6
Press the on/off button to the
‘on’ position.
Fasten the handle with the two
screws.
Before using the cleaner the
floor nozzle height must be set
to the correct height.
Choose the setting which most
closely matches your floor
surface, ie. deep carpet pile,
medium carpet pile, short carpet
pile or hard floor.
IMPORTANT: To prevent damage
to carpets, never leave the
cleaner switched on in one
place for an extended period.
Use the DEEP CARPET setting
when using the tools.
Note: The height adjustment
only comes into effect when the
handle is released by the handle
release pedal È.
C
min
Floor nozzle height
adjustment B
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A
OPERATING THE
APPLIANCE
•
Never have the brushes set too
low such that the cleaner is hard
to push.
B
DEEP CARPET
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HARD FLOOR
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Ireland Helpline 1800 409119
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Using attachments
D
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5
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Remove the hose connector Í
from the rear of the cleaner. Lift
the hose · from the top handle
hook. Insert the hose clip ˜
into the hose clip slot Ë.
•
Push the required attachment
firmly onto the end of the hose.
•
If additional length is required,
attach one or both extension
tubes.
C
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F
Remove the front cover by lifting
the cover release lever. D
2
Lift-up the dust canister release
and pull the canister away from
the main body.
3
Take the canister to the dustbin.
4
Turn the lid 1/4 turn anticlockwise to unlock, lift off the
lid with pleated filter, Ì put to
one side. E
IMPORTANT: Always fix the
hose clip ˜ to the main body
slot Ë when using the hose and
tools.
5
Lift out the central mesh filter Ô
from the dust canister F. Brush
clean if necessary.
Never over extend the hose
such that the cleaner is pulled
over.
6
Empty out the dust canister Ó.
7
Re-fit the central mesh filter.
8
Shake the pleated filter to
remove all dust.
9
Re-fit pleated filter with lid into
the dust canister and turn lid 1/4
turn clockwise to lock.
Using & cleaning
turbo nozzle
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1
•
IMPORTANT: Turning the cleaner
sideways helps prevent the
cleaner being pulled along by
the stretch hose.
Ì
Empty the dust canister
regularly even if it does not look
full this will maintain the
performance.
Switch on/off.
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Emptying
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DUST CANISTER
Follow steps 1-4 (using on
carpets) but set the carpet
height adjustment knob to deep
carpet setting.
Attach the turbo nozzle to the
hose end for use on upholstery
and stairs.
After use your turbo nozzle may
become clogged. Turn over the
nozzle and pull away any hairs
or fibres. If they are tightly
wound around the brush
carefully snip the fibres with
scissors, being careful not to
damage the brush bar, pull away
from the brush bar and dispose.
10 Re-fit dust canister into cleaner
and push to lock into position.
Then re-fit front cover.
Safety cut-out
If the cleaner overheats a motor
protection thermostat will
automatically switch the motor
off. If this happens, switch the
cleaner off, unplug from the
power supply and leave the
cleaner to cool for at least
60 minutes. Check the airways
for blockages, empty dust
canister and clean the filters
before restarting.
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FILTERS
dustbin. The filter may also be
washed in warm water. Do not
use detergents. The filter must
be completely dry before refitting. Allow filters to air dry
naturally.
Cleaning the filters
To maintain suction the pleated
filter must be shaken clean each
time the dust canister is
emptied. Failure to clean the
filter will reduce suction and
could damage the motor if used
for a prolonged period. This may
invalidate the guarantee. If the
filters become damaged they
must be replaced.
4
H
Removing the floor
nozzle cover IJ
1
Disconnect the cleaner from the
mains supply.
2
Press the handle release pedal
and place the cleaner face
down, in the flat position on a
soft surface (eg carpet).
3
Use a cross-head screwdriver to
remove the four screws
indicated I.
The motor protection filter Ò is
located underneath the dust
canister
4
Turn the cleaner over.
1
Remove the dust canister.
5
2
Lift out the filter and shake over
a dustbin.
While pressing the handle
release pedal lift the rear of the
top cover, unhook from the front
then completely remove the
cover J.
The filter may also be washed in
water (no detergents) but must
be totally dry before re-fitting.
3
Replace the filter
Exhaust filter H
Replacing the belt KL
6
Lift off the belt cover Û.
7
Gently pull the right hand side
(belt side) of the floor nozzle
outwards and at the same time
lift the brush bar out of its
location L.
The exhaust filter is located
below the dust canister
compartment.
8
If the belt has broken, ensure all
pieces are removed. Clean the
motor shaft ı.
Remove the exhaust filter Ú by
pulling forward at the top and lift
it away.
9
Check the brush bar end caps.
ˆ
Take the filter out of the cage
and shake vigorously over a
10 Fit the left hand end cap into
the floor nozzle.
1
Remove the front cover.
2
3
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H
If the brush bar stops rotating it
is likely that the drive belt has
snapped (usually because the
brush has been stalled). A spare
belt is supplied. Replacement
belts can also be obtained from
Morphy Richards.
This must be shaken clean at
every emptying to maintain
suction. To thoroughly clean it
wash it regularly.
Motor protection filter
Replace the filter and front
cover.
CHANGING THE
BELT
Pleated filter
To remove it from the dust
canister lid turn the filter 1/4 turn
anti-clockwise. G Wash in
warm water (no detergent) and
allow to air dry before refitting.
The spare pleated filter allows
one filter to be washed and
dried whilst the other is in use.
G
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Ireland Helpline 1800 409119
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HELPLINE
11 Fit the right hand end cap onto
the brush bar.
If you have any difficulty with
your appliance, do not hesitate
to call us.
12 Place one end of the new belt
over the motor shaft and the
other around the pulley end of
the brush.
13 Locate the left hand side of the
brush bar first, then while
pulling the right hand side of the
nozzle gently outwards and
stretching the belt, lower the
right hand side of the brush into
its location.
14 Rotate the brush by hand to
ensure it is correctly and
securely located.
15 IMPORTANT: Re-fit the belt
cover.
16 Replace the top cover, hooking
it in at the front first and by
pressing the handle release
pedal to allow the rear to
correctly locate M.
M
We are more likely to be able to
help than the store from where
you bought it.
Please have the following
information ready to enable our
staff to deal with your query
quickly.
•
Name of the product
•
Model number as shown on the
underside of the appliance.
•
Serial number as shown on
underside of the appliance.
UK Helpline
0870 060 2604
Replacement Parts 0870 167 6635
Ireland Helpline
1800 409119
17 Turn the cleaner face down and
re-fit and tighten the four fixing
screws, do not overtighten.
18 Return the cleaner to its correct
working position before retesting.
Cleaning and
maintenance
Unplug from the mains before
cleaning. The vacuum cleaner,
especially the dust
compartment and all
accessories can be cleaned
using a damp cloth or a nonabrasive cleaner and wiped dry.
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YOUR TWO YEAR
GUARANTEE
It is important to retain the
retailers receipt as proof of
purchase. Staple your
receipt to this back cover
for future reference.
Please quote the following
information if the product
develops a fault. These
numbers can be found on
the base of the product.
Model no.
•
Check the filters for
blockages.
•
Check the tools / tubes for
blockages.
•
Check the plug is firmly in the
socket is working by trying
another appliance.
•
Check the fuse in the plug.
If for any reason this item is
replaced during the 2 year
guarantee period, the
guarantee on the new item
will be calculated from
original purchase date.
Therefore it is vital to retain
your original till receipt or
invoice to indicate the date
of initial purchase.
Serial no.
All Morphy Richards
products are individually
tested before leaving the
factory. In the unlikely event
of any appliance proving to
be faulty within 28 days of
purchase it should be
returned to the place of
purchase for it to be
replaced.
Exclusions
Morphy Richards shall not
be liable to replace or
repair the goods under the
terms of the guarantee
where:
1
Subject to the exclusions
set out below (see
Exclusions) the faulty
appliance will then be
repaired or replaced and
dispatched usually within 7
working days of receipt.
2
If you suspect a fault,
follow the simple checks
detailed below before
retrying the appliance or
calling the helpline.
Repairs have been
attempted by persons
other than our service staff
(or authorised dealer).
4
Where the appliance has
been used for hire
purposes or non domestic
use.
5
Morphy Richards are not
liable to carry out any type
of servicing work, under
the guarantee.
6
The guarantee excludes
consumables such as
some filters.
•
This guarantee does not
confer any rights other than
those expressly set out
above and does not cover
any claims for
consequential loss or
damage. This guarantee is
offered as an additional
benefit and does not affect
your statutory rights as a
consumer.
•
This guarantee is valid in
the UK and Ireland only.
To qualify for the 2 year
guarantee the appliance
must have been used
according to the
instructions supplied.
If the fault develops after
28 days and within 24
months of original
purchase, you should
contact the Helpline
number quoting Model
number and Serial number
on the product, or write to
Morphy Richards at the
address shown.
You may be asked to return
a copy of proof of
purchase.
3
The fault has been caused
or is attributable to
accidental use, misuse,
negligent use or used
contrary to the
manufacturers
recommendations or where
the fault has been caused
by power surges or
damage caused in transit.
For electrical products sold within the
European Community. At the end of the
electrical products useful life it should
not be disposed of with household
waste.
Please recycle where facilities exist.
Check with your Local Authority or
retailer for recycling advice in your
country.
The appliance has been
used on a voltage supply
other than that stamped on
the products.
The After Sales Division
Morphy Richards Ltd
Mexborough, South Yorkshire,
England, S64 8AJ
Morphy Richards products are intended for household use only.
Morphy Richards has a policy of continuous improvement in product quality and
design. The company, therefore reserves the right to change the specification of its
models at any time.
Helpline (office hours)
UK 0870 060 2604
Republic of Ireland 1800 409119
For details of other products in the Morphy Richards range please see our website . . .
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