Electrolux S670 User's Manual
Heavy Duty
Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Household Type
Ownerʼs Guide
Model S670 Series
Do not return this product to
the store. Call 1-800-800-8975*
Monday - Friday, 8 am to 7:30
pm CST and 10 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday or visit our web site,
www.sanitairevac.com for any
of the following:
• assembly problems
• replacement of broken or missing
• to order replacement parts and
• to locate the nearest Sanitaire
Warranty Station
*En Mexico llame al (55) 5343-4384
We suggest you record the model, type and serial
numbers below. They are located on the silver rating
plate on your cleaner. For prompt and complete
service information, always refer to these numbers
when inquiring about service.
Model & Type
Serial No.
It is also important to keep your receipt as proof of
date of purchase.
Part No. 75327 (12/04)
©2004 Electrolux Home Care Products Ltd.
Printed in U.S.A.
Important Safeguards .................................. 2
Service Information ...................................... 2
Assemble ..................................................... 3
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should
always be followed, including the following:
Use ............................................................... 4
Dust Bag ...................................................... 4
Brush Roll Belt ............................................. 5
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
Brush Roll .................................................... 6
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
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 manufacturerʼs
recommended attachments.
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 a door
on cord, or pull cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not
run vacuum cleaner over cord. Keep cord away from heated
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.
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.
Do not use without dust bag in place.
Belt pulleys can become hot during normal use. To prevent
burns, avoid touching the belt pulley when servicing the drive
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as
gasoline, or use in areas where they may be present.
Store your cleaner in a cool, dry area.
Keep your work area well lighted.
Unplug electrical appliances before vacuuming them.
Quick Kleen® Fan Chamber ........................ 6
Headlight ...................................................... 7
Warranty....................................................... 7
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance
has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other).
The 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.
The bag may have come dislodged in shipping. Check
the bag to insure proper seating before attempting to
use the cleaner. Do not operate the cleaner without a
dust bag. Damage may result to the motor.
The cleaner is designed to pick up dirt and dust particles.
Avoid picking up hard or sharp objects with the cleaner
to avoid bag breakage, or possible motor damage.
Service Information
The instructions in this booklet serve as a guide to
routine maintenance. If additional service is required,
telephone toll free:
USA: 1-800-800-8975
Mexico: (55) 5343-4384
Canada: 1-800-800-8975
If you prefer, you can write to Electrolux Home Care
Products North America, Consumer Service, P.O. Box
3900 Peoria, Illinois 61612, USA. In Canada write to
Electrolux Home Care Products North America, 866
Langs Drive, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 2N7. Refer to
The Sanitaire Limited Warranty for complete service
DO NOT OIL the motor or the brush roll at
any time. The bearings are permanently
lubricated and sealed.
Step 2
Attach Lower Cord Hook
CAUTION: Completely assemble vacuum cleaner before
Make sure cord hook is pointing downwards. Press the power
cord into the groove on the cord hook pulling any slack toward
the base of the cleaner. On the cord hook, find the curved
tab and place in slot on lower handle section, keep cord taut
while pressing the cord hook to the left until it snaps into slot
on opposite side of handle. The hook should point downward
on the same side that the cord exits the hood.
Assembly Packet is with ownerʼs guide.
Cord Hook
Step 3
Attach Outer Bag
IMPORTANT: To provide a good gasket seal, the bag
coupling must seat firmly against the
motor base.
Step 1
Attach the Handle
Hold outer bag with zipper away from the handle. Line up
screw holes. Start the bag screws by hand, then tighten with
a screwdriver.
Push lower handle into handle socket on the base.
NOTE: Check to be sure slot in handle is positioned
correctly, see Detail A.
Loop the bag spring onto the bag support hook located at the
back of the upper handle section.
Align the holes on the lower handle and the socket. Insert
a 2-part bolt (A) in the bottom center of the handle and
Step 4
Store Electrical Cord
The cleaner has two convenient cord storage hooks attached
to the handle. However, some models feature a quick release
cord hook on the upper handle. A downward twist of the cord
hook frees the cord for quick removal. With either style, wind
the cord around the hooks for storage. Fasten the plug to the
cord to prevent unwinding.
Push upper handle onto lower handle. Make sure grip curves
away from cleaner. Align the holes on the upper handle
to the holes on the lower handle. Insert a 2-part bolt (A)
in center of the handle and tighten.
The upright vacuum cleaner is designed to be used on
multiple types of carpeting. Do not attempt to use the
upright vacuum cleaner on bare floors, as damage to the
floor covering may result. Above the floor cleaning tools are
available (optional).
Handle Adjustment
With the tip of the foot, press down to release the handle lock
located at the left rear side of the cleaner. Move the handle
and adjust it to the desired position for (1) storing upright, (2)
operating the cleaner at a comfortable height for the user,
and (3) cleaning underneath low furniture.
1. Store
2. Use
The instructions given in this booklet serve as a guide to
routine maintenance. To avoid unnecessary service calls,
check the bag, belt and brush roll often.
Disposable Dust Bags
Paper bags play a very important role in the efficiency of a
vacuum cleaner. The purpose of a paper bag is to trap dirt.
But at the same time the paper bag must be porous enough to
allow air to pass through. If the paper bag becomes clogged,
no air can pass through the cleaner and no cleaning can take
place, regardless of how powerful the unit. Change the dust
bag frequently. Some fine particles can restrict airflow very
quickly and will decrease performance even before the bag
appears to be full. For that reason, when vacuuming carpet
fresheners or cleaners, powder, plaster dust, or similar fine
substances, the bag may need to be changed more often.
How To Change Disposable Dust Bag –
Style F & G, PN 54924A
Handle Lock
Power Switch
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical
cord before changing dust bag. Never operate
the vacuum cleaner without the dust bag.
1. Pull
The power switch is mounted on the handle. Push ON (-)
or OFF (O).
2. Roll down
coil spring.
3. Pull bag throat
off sleeve.
Cleaner Height Setting
WARNING: Avoid injury. Keep loose clothing, hair, fingers,
and all other parts of body away from any
moving part (such as the revolving brush).
Turn off the switch and unplug the cleaner
before changing the cleaner height setting.
The front of the cleaner has an adjustment that raises or
lowers the cleaner base to match the type of carpet. With
the cleaner cord unplugged, set the adjustment to lowest
setting for maximum cleaning. If the cleaner is difficult to
push, move adjustment to next highest setting until cleaner
is comfortable to push. The brush roll must reach the carpet
for effective cleaning.
Make each adjustment with cleaner switch off and
cord disconnected from outlet. For ease in moving the
adjustment knob, place handle in operating position and tilt
cleaner back to remove weight from front wheels.
4. Unfold
new bag.
5. Place bag
throat on
6. Roll up coil spring.
7. Place paper bag into outer bag.
NOTE: Be certain there are no
folds at the top or bottom of the paper bag.
8. Lift zipper.
Look for the
dust bags–Style F & G.
Micron Filter® Bag Care (Micron Filter Bag is
standard on some models)
Because the Micron Filter Bag is an effective filter medium,
occasionally trapped dust particles will need to be cleaned
from the inside of it. The dust accumulation can be vacuumed
out with another vacuum or the bag may be removed to shake
out. If you desire, the bag may be hand laundered. The zipper
on the bag should be down and the bag should remain right
side out. Use warm water (150°F 65°C) and a mild detergent.
Pre-soaking the bag in a laundry pre-soak is desirable for
best cleaning results. Air dry thoroughly before using.
either will cause abrasion to the delicate polyester fabric. DO
NOT DRY CLEAN as dry cleaning fluids will damage plastic
parts of your bag assembly.
Check for brush wear (see Brush Roll instructions on
page 10).
3. Place new belt around brush roll.
4. Align brush roll pulley with belt guide.
Brush Roll Belt
The brush roll belt on the upright vacuum cleaner drives the
brush to agitate, sweep, and comb the carpet nap. The belt
should be checked regularly to be sure it is in good condition.
Replace the belt if it is stretching, cracking, or slipping. Cut
away any hair or thread wound around the brush roll or the
belt pulley because the buildup could cause the belt to rotate
How To Replace A Worn Belt, Style RD,
PN 52100A
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical
cord before replacing belt. Belt pulleys can
become hot during normal use. To prevent
burns, avoid touching the belt pulley when
servicing the drive belt.
Metal Brush Roll only.
Place rubber end cap covers (available on select models)
over both end caps (flat side against end cap). Align holes
and secure.
5. Slant brush roll forward so end caps are in line with
slots in cleaner base.
6. Push brush roll into base.
IMPORTANT: Improper installation of the brush roll
or brush roll belt could cause carpet or
cleaner damage.
7. Place lower side of belt into belt guide and pull to
stretch the belt around the left side of motor pulley.
Rotate pulley to secure belt into groove.
1. Release cam locks.
8. Place slots of bottom plate over tabs of cleaner
9. Seat and secure cam locks.
2. Pull up on belt to rotate it off the motor pulley. Lift up
on brush roll and remove worn belt.
Ask for GENUINE EUREKA replacement belts, No. 52100A
Look for the
Brush Roll
Quick Kleen® Fan Chamber
The rotating brush roll sweeps and combs the carpet nap. Keep the brush
roll free from hair and threads so it will continue brushing. When the bristles
of the brush roll no longer touch a straight edge held across the bottom
plate, the brush roll is ineffective because the bristles no longer touch the
carpet nap. To maintain the most effective cleaning, replace the wood
brush roll. Install new brush strips on the chromed steel brush roll (refer
to instructions).
(On some models)
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug
the electrical cord before
How To Replace Worn Brush Strips, PN 52282-4
(chromed steel brush roll)
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before
replacing brush strips.
New brush strips are supplied in sets of two, one long and one short. To
replace, remove bottom plate and belt (see How To Change Belt). Then,
grasp center of brush roll and lift to remove.
Shaft washer (D) not included in ball bearing brush roll assembly.
A. Remove rubber end cap cover
(available on select models)
from one end.
B. Unscrew locknut.
C. Remove end cap.
D. Remove shaft washer (not
included in ball bearing brush
E. Remove bearing retainer.
F. Push shaft through opposite
G. Pull out worn brush strip with
G. Slide in new brush strip of same
length (rounded end first). Fit
track on either side into brush roll
slot. Replace second brush strip
from opposite end of brush roll.
F. Replace shaft.
E. Align indentation on bearing
retainer with brush strip on both
ends of brush roll.
D. Replace shaft washer.
C. Position end cap with flat sides
of center hole over flat sides of
threaded shaft.
B. Tighten locknut.
A. Align holes and secure rubber
end cap cover flat side against
end cap.
When properly assembled, the brush roll should rotate freely between the
two end caps. Check the condition of the belt; change if necessary. Replace
the brush roll, belt, and bottom plate (see How To Replace A Worn Belt).
Ask for GENUINE EUREKA replacement brush strip.
12 inch No. 52282-4.
The clear, removable fan chamber cover
provides easy inspection, cleaning, and
maintenance of the fan chamber. Removing
the cover provides easy access to the motor
fan. Grease buildup, dirt, or other obstructions,
visible through the fan cover, should be
removed. To clean the fan area, take off the
chrome bottom plate by releasing the two
cam locks (see Brush Roll Belt, Figure 1 and
2). Remove the belt from, the motor pulley,
then loosen and remove the screws on either
side of the fan cover, as indicated by the
arrows. Push the cam locks outward against
the wheels to lift the cover from the cleaner
base. Dirt and obstructions can easily be
cleared; however, caked grease may need to
be scraped from the cover and the cleaner.
If the fan does not turn freely, it also should
be removed for cleaning. To remove the fan,
place a wrench over the motor pulley. Hold the
fan blades with one hand and turn the wrench
counterclockwise. Remove the motor pulley
and lift the fan off the motor shaft. Clean the
area and replace the fan over the motor shaft.
Tighten the motor pulley snugly clockwise with
the wrench. If necessary, replace the fan cover
or the gasket with replacement parts.
Be sure the gasket is in place. Reposition the
fan cover by first placing the exhaust end into
place between the large rear wheels. Seat
fan cover firmly. Next replace the belt and
bottom plate as the pressure from the bottom
plate helps seal the fan cover. Start the two
screws by hand to be sure they are straight,
then tighten.
Order fan chamber cover replacement kit
(fan cover, gasket, two screws) Part No.
Headlight Bulb (Standard on most models)
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical
cord before replacing headlight bulb.
Headlight style varies by model. Locate the notches that
release the tabs at either (1) top, (2) side, or (3) bottom of
the lens, as illustrated. Place a screwdriver into one notch;
twist or pry the screwdriver to release the lens. Repeat for
the second notch on the opposite side.
Rotate the bulb socket forward. Push bulb in and turn
to remove. Secure new bulb into socket and rotate bulb
socket backward.
Replace the lens tabs into the top or the bottom of the hood
opening. Rotate lens to position and press down at each
notch until the lens locks into position.
NOTE: Use 25 watt replacement bulb, only.
Ask for GENUINE EUREKA replacement bulb,
hat This Warranty Covers
Sanitaire cleaner is warranted to be free from all defects in material and workmanship
in normal household use for a period of two years and five years for the motor and base
assembly. 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.
This Warranty Does Not Cover
Parts of the cleaner that require replacement under normal use, such as disposable
dust bags, filters, drive belts, light bulbs, and brush roll bristles.
• Damages or malfunctions caused by negligence, abuse, or use not in accordance with
the Ownerʼs Guide.
• Defects or damages caused by unauthorized service or the use of other than Genuine
Eureka/Sanitaire parts.
hat Electrolux Home Care Products North America Will Do
Home Care Products North America 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, Electrolux Home Care Products North America will not refund the consumerʼs
purchase price.
Warranty for Upright Cleaner (Only)
The base of the Sanitaire Upright cleaner is warranted for five years from the original
date of purchase.
E The motor for SYSTEM_PRO canister cleaners is warranted for five years from the
xtended Warranty for SYSTEM_PRO Canisters
original date of purchase.
arranty Registration
fill out and return the warranty registration card accompanying your cleaner.
Warranty Service
To obtain warranty service you must return the defective cleaner or cleaner part along
with proof of purchase to any Sanitaire 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 “Sanitaire Authorized.”
For the location of the nearest Sanitaire Authorized Warranty Station or for service
information, telephone toll free:
USA: 1-800-800-8975
Mexico: (55) 5343-4384
Canada: 1-800-800-8975
If you prefer, you can write to Electrolux Home Care Products North America, Service
Division, P.O. Box 3900, Peoria, Illinois 61612, USA. In Canada write to Electrolux Home
Care Products North America, 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 Sanitaire 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 numbers from the data plate on the cleaner.
Limitations and Exclusions
Any warranty that may be implied in connection with your purchase or use of the
Cleaner Care
CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical
cord before cleaning unit.
To keep the vacuum cleaner looking new, it can be wiped
with a damp cloth and a mild soap solution, then thoroughly
dried. Never use any type of chemical as chemicals can
damage the cleaner. When not in use, the cleaner should
be stored in a clean, dry place.
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 Electrolux 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.
& Answers about Genuine Eureka/Sanitaire Products
Q:Why should I use only Genuine Eureka/Sanitaire paper bags, belts, and parts in my
Eureka/Sanitaire vacuum cleaner?
A: Using Genuine Sanitaire 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/Sanitaire products in my vacuum
A: Typically, packaged products and paper bags can be identified by a
Eureka or Sanitaire logo. For further identification assistance, you may
call our toll-free number, 1-800-800-8975, for the location of a nearby
Eureka/Sanitaire Authorized Warranty Station.
Q: Are there any differences between “made to fit” or “imitation” and Genuine Eureka/
Sanitaire paper bags, belts, and 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 Sanitaire Value, Accept No Imitations!
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