C91-P5 User Guide
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Vax model number: C91-P5
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0870 606 1248
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instruction manual
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1. Parts Overview
The Unit
1 Carry handle
Located on the top of the unit, used to move the
vacuum cleaner from room to room.
2 On/Off Button
Insert the plug into the electrical outlet. Press the
on/off switch on the top of the vacuum cleaner, to
switch the vacuum cleaner on and press the button
again to turn the vacuum cleaner off.
3 Floor tool parking slot
For convenience there is a parking slot located at the
rear of the vacuum cleaner where the Floor Tool can
be parked for carrying and storage.
4 TurboTool
For pet hair, stair and upholstery cleaning.
9 Variable power
Button control on top of the vacuum
10 Pre-motor filter
Located inside the dirt bin.
11 Dirt bin quick release button
Hold the dirt container over a bin and press the
release button.
12 Dirt bin release button
Press the button at the top of the dirt container carry
handle to release the bin from the unit.
13 Dirt Container Carry Handle
Use the carry handle located on the front of the dirt
bin to carry the dirt container.
5 Post-motor filter cover
6 Hose inlet
7 Auto-Cord rewind
To rewind the power cord, press the cord rewind
button, located on the top of the vacuum cleaner
8 Plug (hidden)
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What is your vax’s model number?
C
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What is your vax’s serial number?
(on the base of
your cleaner)
Note this down in case you need it in future
Retain this guide for future reference.
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Parts Overview
17 Telescopic extension tube
The telescopic tube can be lengthened or shorted by
pushing the button in and sliding the tube apart or
together as required.
The Accessories
4 TurboTool
For pet hair, stair and upholstery cleaning.
14 Hose
15 Crevice Tool
For crevices, corners and cracks.
16 2-in-1 Tool
a. Dusting Brush: For delicate surfaces.
b. Upholstery Tool: For carpet, upholstery and stairs etc.
KEEP YOUR VAX LIKE NEW!
18 Combination floor tool
For carpet and rug cleaning: Press the rocker switch
on the Combination Floor Head to raise the brushes.
For hard floor cleaning: Press the rocker switch on the
Combination Floor Head to lower the brushes.
19 2 x HEPA pre-motor filter
(1pc fitted, 1pc loose)
! Your Filters:
20 Pre-motor filter mesh shroud
21 Anti-bacterial HEPA post-motor filter
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IMPORTANT: The condition of the filters affects
! the performance of your vacuum cleaner. Please
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check and wash filters periodically (depending on level
of use). For full cleaning instructions see page 4-5.
IMPORTANT: Do not use the vacuum cleaner
Replacement filter kits are available at www.vax.co.uk
To replace or purchase parts for your vacuum
cleaner, please visit our website:
www.vax.co.uk
2 parts overview
! without all the filters in place.
If your Vacuum Cleaner or Accessories are Damaged/Faulty
Please Call our Vax Careline on: 0870 6061248
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2. Assembling your vacuum cleaner
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CLICK!
3. Choose the attachments for the job:
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4. Operating the appliance
WARNING: Always switch off and unplug the vacuum cleaner from
! the electrical outlet before assembling, opening or emptying the
dirt container, or before connecting/ disconnecting the attachments.
NOTE: Fully unwind the
power cord. A yellow mark on
the power cord indicates the
recommended cord length.
Do not exceed the cord
length beyond the red mark.
5. Packing away and storage
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IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum from the electrical
outlet and rewind the power cord as directed before storing.
NOTE: When rewinding the power cord, guide the cord
with one hand, This will prevent the cord from whipping
which could cause damage or injury.
NOTE: For convenience there is a parking slot located at
the rear of the vacuum cleaner where the floor tool and
hose can be parked for carrying and storage.
assembly / attachments / operation / storage
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6. Dirt Container: Maintenance
! IMPORTANT : Always switch off and unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet before removing the Dirt
Container.
Emptying the Dirt Container
Cleaning the dirt bin
7. The Filters: Maintenance
!
IMPORTANT: Your vax vacuum cleaner is fitted with high performance filters it is essential that these are well
maintained and cleaned according to the following instructions.
IMPORTANT : Do NOT use the
! vacuum without ALL of the
filters in place.
Vax recommends that the pre- and
post-motor filter should be checked and
cleaned periodically depending on the
frequency of use and the volume of dirt
being picked up on each occasion.
NOTE : Both Pre- and Post-Motor Filters
can be rinsed in warm water (max 40°C).
Allow to air dry for 24 hours before
replacing. Do NOT use any detergents or
boiling water to wash the filters.
Cleaning the HEPA Pre- Motor Filter
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TAP
TAP
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Cleaning the Post-Motor Filter
NOTE : This is located at the rear of the vacuum cleaner.
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8. Clearing Blockages
WARNING : To reduce the risk of electric shock, the power cord must be
disconnected before performing maintenance/ troubleshooting checks.
Turn the vacuum cleaner off and unplug from the electrical outlet.
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Hose Blockages
Accessory Blockages
The flexible hose may be disconnected from the vacuum
cleaner. Carefully remove any blockages found and
reconnect hose securely.
Remove accessory from hose handle/ tube. Carefully
remove the blockage and return to the cleaner.
Clearing Debris from the Turbo Tool
NOTE : Switch the cleaner off and disconnect the power plug from the electrical outlet.
TABS
LOCKING RING
filters / clearing blockages
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9. FAQs
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WARNING: to reduce the risk of personal injury, unplug the vacuum cleaner before performing
maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
Is there an accessory missing?
• check the ‘Parts Overview’ page in this guide to make
sure that the part is definitely included with your unit.
What do I do if an accessory/the unit becomes
damaged or broken?
• Visit www.vax.co.uk for parts and spares.
• If it is missing, please call our Vax Careline to order a
replacement: 0870 606 1248 or visit www.vax.co.uk to
order online.
• Please call our Vax careline to purchase new spares or
order a replacement:
0870 606 1248
Why won’t the vacuum cleaner pick up?
Why won’t the accessories pick up properly?
• The filters may be clogged: Refer to ‘The Filters:
Maintenance’ (Page 4).
• The accessory may be blocked: Refer to ‘Cleaning
Blockages’ (Page 5).
• The Dirt Container is full or blocked: Refer to ‘Dirt
Container: Maintenance’ (Page 4).
• The accessory may be faulty: call our
Vax Careline to order a replacement:
0870 606 1248
• The Dirt Container may be incorrectly installed: Refer to
‘Dirt container: Maintenance’ (Page 4).
Why is dust escaping from the vacuum?
Why will the vacuum cleaner not run?
• The filters may not be installed correctly. Refer to ‘The
Filters: Maintenance’ (Page 4).
• It may not be plugged into the electrical outlet correctly:
Ensure that the plug is pushed into the electrical outlet
securely.
• The Dirt container may be incorrectly installed: Remove
the Dirt Container from the unit by pressing the Dirt
Container Release Button (5) and reattach it to the unit,
ensuring it is locked firmly back into place.
• The filters may be clogged: Refer to
‘The Filters: Maintenance’ (Page 4).
• The electrical outlet may not be working: Check the fuse
or breaker and consult an electrician.
• The motor Thermostat may have tripped: Switch off and
unplug the vacuum cleaner. Leave for one hour before
switching the vacuum cleaner back on.
If none of these questions apply to you, or for further
assistance please call our Vax Careline team on:
0870 606 1248
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10. Safety Information
15.Do not vacuum up hard or sharp objects such as glass,
nails, screws, coins, etc.
For Household Use Only
When using the vacuum cleaner, basic safety precautions
should always be observed, including the following:
16.Do not use without the filters in place.
1. Only use the vacuum cleaner indoors on dry surfaces.
2. Turn off the vacuum cleaner controls before
connecting or disconnecting from the mains supply.
3. Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before connecting
or disconnecting the vacuum hose and accessories.
4. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
5. This appliance 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 appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
6. Use only as described in this manual.
Use only the manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
7. Do not use the vacuum cleaner if it has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water. Do not
use the vacuum cleaner with a damaged cord or plug.
If the supply cord or plug is damaged, return the
vacuum cleaner to a Vax Authorised Service Agent or
suitably qualified person for examination, repair or
adjustment.
8. Do not pull or carry by the cord. Do not use the cord as
a handle, close a door on the cord or pull the cord
around sharp edges or corners. Do not run the vacuum
cleaner over the cord. Keep the cord away from heated
surfaces.
17.Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs.
18.Keep vacuuming area well lit.
19.Store the vacuum cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
20.Turn off the on/off switch before unplugging the
vacuum cleaner.
21.Use only CE-approved 13 amp extension cords. Nonapproved extension cords may overheat. Care should
be taken to arrange the cord so that the cord cannot
be pulled or tripped over.
WARNING: Always switch off and unplug the
vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet
before assembling, opening or emptying the dirt
container, or before connecting/disconnecting the
attachments.
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CAUTION: The vacuum cleaner is a very powerful
unit. Before plugging the cord into the electrical
outlet, make sure the switch is in the ‘off’ position. Hold
the vacuum cleaner firmly when starting and in use.
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IMPORTANT: If the inlet, hose or telescopic tube is
blocked, switch off the vacuum cleaner and remove
the blockage(s) before re-starting the vacuum cleaner.
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IMPORTANT: Washing filters improves vacuum
performance. Make sure all the filters are
completely dry before inserting back into the vacuum
cleaner.
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This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use only
and not for commercial or industrial use.
9. Do not handle the plug or vacuum cleaner with wet
hands. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
10.Do not put any objects into openings. Do not use with
any openings blocked and do not restrict air flow. Keep
all openings free of dust, lint, hair or anything that may
reduce airflow.
11.Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of the
body away from openings and moving parts.
12.Do not pick up hot coals, cigarette butts, matches or
any hot, smoking or burning objects.
13.Do not pick up flammable or combustible materials
(lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene, etc) or use in the
presence of explosive liquids or vapours.
14.Do not vacuum up harmful or toxic material (chlorine
bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, etc).
Motor Thermostat
IMPORTANT: The motor is equipped with a
thermal cut-out. If for any reason, the vacuum
cleaner should over-heat, the thermostat will
automatically turn the unit off. Should this occur,
unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet
and turn off the switch. Remove the dirt container
and empty. Clean the filters. Allow the cleaner to cool
for approximately one (1) hour. To re-start, plug into
an electrical outlet and switch back on.
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safety information
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11. UK Service & Help
Vax Care 0870 6061248
Monday-Friday
8.30am to 6.30pm
Saturday-Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Any queries or concerns about using your Vax, call the Vax Careline. Calls are charged at the UK national rate.
Please make a note of the model number and serial number of your Vax before calling. There are over 400 approved Vax
Service Agents in the UK. For the nearest Vax Service Agent, please call the Vax Careline or visit www.vax.co.uk
12. Technical Specification
Voltage:
220 - 240 ~ 50 Hz
Wattage:
2400W
Capacity:
3.3 litres
Filters:
HEPA pre-motor filter – washable
Pre-motor filter mesh shroud - washable
Anti-bacterial post-motor filter – washable
Cord Length: 6m (approx)
Weight:
7.5 Kg (approx)
Subject to technical
change without notice
13. EEC Statement of Compliance
Manufacturer/EEC importer: Vax Limited, hereby on our own responsibility, declare that the
C91-P5 Power5 Series is manufactured in compliance with the following Directives:
Safety: 2006/95/EC Low Voltage Directive
EMC: 2004/108/EC Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where
facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice.
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