LG | V-KC701HTU | LG V-KC701HTU Owner’s Manual

OWNER'S MANUAL
V-KC701H***
New type cyclone vacuum cleaner
This information contains important instructions for the safe use and maintenance of the vacuum cleaner.
Especially, please read all of the information on page 4,5 for your safety.
Please keep this manual in an easily accessible place and refer to it anytime.
P/No MFL31811410
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Table of contents
Important safety instructions ..............................................................................4~5
How to use .................................................................................................................6
Assembling vacuum cleaner..................................................................................................6
Vacuum cleaner operation.....................................................................................................8
Using carpet and floor nozzle ................................................................................................9
Using accessory nozzles .....................................................................................................10
Using corner free nozzle......................................................................................................11
Cleaning carpet master and elbow tube ..............................................................................12
Cleaning dust tank...............................................................................................................13
Cleaning dust tank...............................................................................................................14
Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter ..............................................................................15
Cleaning exhaust Filter........................................................................................................16
What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work ..............................................17
What to do when suction performance decreases ..............................................17
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and follow all instructions before using your vacuum cleaner to prevent the risk of fire,electric shock, personal injury,or
damage when using the vacuum cleaner.This guide do not cover all possible conditions that may occur.Always contact your
service agent or manufacturer about problems that you do not understand. This appliance complies with the following EC
Directives :-73/23/EEC,93/68/EEC-Low Voltage Directive–89/336EEC –EMC Directive.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “WARNING” or “CAUTION.”
These words mean:
WARNING
This symbol will alert you to hazards or unsafe practices which could cause serious
bodily harm or death.
CAUTION
This symbol will alert you to hazards or unsafe practices which could
cause bodily injury or property damage.
WARNING
• Do not plug in if control knob is not in OFF position.
Personal injury or product damage could result.
• Keep children away and beware of obstructions
when rewinding the cord to prevent personal injury
The cord moves rapidly when rewinding.
• Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or
cleaning the unit or when cleaner is not in use.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner to pick up anything that
is burning or smoking such as cigarettes, or hot
ashes.
Doing so could result in death, fire or electrical shock.
• Do not vacuum flammable or explosive substances
such as gasoline, benzene, thinners, propane
(liquids or gases).
The fumes from these substances can create a fire hazard
or explosion. Doing so could result in death or personal
injury.
• Do not handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet
hands.
Doing so could result in death or electrical shock.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord.
Doing so could result in product damage or electrical shock.
To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of
the body away from openings and moving parts.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury.
• 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 surfaces.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury or fire or product damage.
• The hose contains electrical wires. Do not use it if it
is damaged, cut or punctured.
Failure to do so could result in death,or electrical shock.
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• Do not allow to be used as toy. Close attention is
necessary when used by or near children.
Personal injury or product damage could result.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner if the power cord or
plug is damaged or faulty.
Personal injury or product damage could result. In these
cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid hazard.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner if it has been under water.
Personal injury or product damage could result. In these
cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid hazard.
• Do not continue to vacuum if any parts appear
missing or damaged.
Personal injury or product damage could result. In these
cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid hazard.
• Do not use an extension cord with this vacuum
cleaner
Fire hazard or product damage could result.
• Using proper voltage.
Using improper voltage may result in damage to the motor
and possible injury to the user. Proper voltage is listed on
the bottom of vacuum cleaner.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury.
• Do not change the plug in any way.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal
injury or product damage. Doing so result in death. If plug
does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the
proper outlet.
• Repairs to electrical appliances may only be
performed by qualified service engineers.
Improper repairs may lead to serious hazards for the user.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
• Do not put any objects into openings.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not use with any opening blocked: keep free of
dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air
flow.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner without dust tank and/or
filters in place.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Always clean the dust bin after vacuuming carpet
cleaners or fresheners, powders and fine dust.
These products clog the filters,reduce airflow and can cause
damage to the cleaner. Failure to clean the dust bin could
cause permanent damage to the cleaner.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner to pick up sharp hard
objects, small toys, pins, paper clips, etc.
They may damage the cleaner or dust bin.
• Store the vacuum cleaner indoors.
Put the vacuum cleaner away after use to prevent tripping
over it.
• The vacuum cleaner is not intended to use by young
children or infirm people without supervision.
• Use accessory nozzles in sofa mode.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Don ’t grasp the tank handle when you are moving
the vacuum cleaner.
The vacuum cleaner’s body may fall when separating tank
and body. Personal injury or product damage could result.
You should grasp the carrier handle when you are
moving the vacuum cleaner. (Page 13)
• If after emptying the dust tank the indicator light is
on(red), clean the dust tank.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Make sure the filters (exhaust filter and motor safety
filter) are completely dry before replacing in the
machine.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not dry the filter in an oven or microwave.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
• Do not dry the filter in a clothes dryer.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
• Do not dry near an open flame.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
• Only use parts produced or recommended by LG
Electronics Service Agents.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only with
LG recommended or approved attachments and
accessories.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
• To avoid personal injury and to prevent the machine
from falling when cleaning stairs, always place it at
the bottom of stairs.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
Thermal protector :
This vacuum cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the vacuum cleaner in case of motor
overheating. If the vacuum cleaner suddenly shuts off, turn off the switch and unplug the vacuum cleaner.
Check the vacuum cleaner for possible source of overheating such as a full dust tank, a blocked hose or
clogged filter. If these conditions are found, fix them and wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to use
the vacuum cleaner. After the 30 minute period, plug the vacuum cleaner back in and turn on the switch.
If the vacuum cleaner still does not run, contact a qualified LG authorised Service Agent.
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How to use
Assembling vacuum cleaner
Hose handle
Elbow tube
2
Spring latch
(feature not available
in all countries)
Telescopic pipe
1
(feature not available in all countries) (feature not available in all countries) (feature not available in all countries)
Carpet and floor nozzle
Telescopic pipe
Push the nozzle into
the telescopic pipe.
• Push telescopic pipe firmly into hose handle.
• Grasp the spring latch to expand.
• Pull out the pipe to desired length.
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Fitting pipe
Click!
Flexible hose
Button
3
Attachment point
Connecting the hose to the vacuum cleaner
Push the fitting pipe on the flexible hose
into the attachment point on the vacuum cleaner.
To remove the flexible hose from the vacuum
cleaner, press on the button situated on the fitting pipe,
then pull the pipe out of the vacuum cleaner.
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How to use
1
Vacuum cleaner operation
2
3
4
Indicator
Plug
Cord reel button
Control knob
POWER
CONTROL
FLOOR
CARPET
SOFA
MAX
CURTAIN
OFF
MIN
How to operation
Indicator
Park mode
Storage
• Pull out the power cord to
the desired length and plug
into the socket.
• Place the control knob of
the hose handle to the
required position.
• Adjust suction power with
the control knob in the hose
handle.
• To turn off, slide control
knob to OFF position.
• Press the cord reel button
to rewind the power cord
after use.
• The indicator is lighted on
when the dust tank is closely
filled with or air filter is
clogged. Empty the dust
tank and clean the air filter.
• To store during
vacuuming, for example to
move a small piece of
furniture or a rug, use park
mode to support the
flexible hose and nozzle.
- Slide the hook on the
nozzle into the slot on the
rear of vacuum cleaner.
• When you have
switched off and
unplugged the
vacuum cleaner,
press the cord reel
button to
automatically rewind
the cord.
• You can store your
vacuum cleaner in a
vertical position by
sliding the hook on
the nozzle into the
slot on the
underside of the
vacuum cleaner.
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How to use
Using carpet and floor nozzle
Carpet
• Cleaning carpet and floor nozzle
Pedal
Floor
Hard floor nozzle
(feature not available in all countries)
Carpet and floor nozzle
• The 2 position nozzle
This is equipped with a pedal which
allows you to alter its position
according to the type of floor to be
cleaned.
• Carpet or rug position press the
pedal (
) to lower brush.
• Hard floor position (tiles, parquets
floor) Both pedal position are suitable.
• Open the cover by pulling the hook.
Efficient cleaning of hard floor
(wood, linoleum, etc)
• Separate the nozzle into two parts
• Clean the hole of the nozzle.
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How to use
Using accessory nozzles
Dusting brush
Upholstery nozzle
Crevice tool
Upholstery nozzle
Dusting brush
Crevice tool
Upholstery nozzle is for
vacuuming upholstery,
mattresses etc.
Dusting brush is for vacuuming
picture frames, furniture frames,
books and other irregular
surfaces.
Crevice tool is for vacuuming in
those normally hard-to-reach places
such as reaching cobwebs or
between the cushions of a sofa.
NOTICE
Use accessory in the sofa mode
POWER
CONTROL
• BOX •
FLOOR
CARPET
SOFA
CURTAIN
OFF
• Accessory nozzles include in the "PE BAG"
with owner's manual.
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How to use
Using corner free nozzle
Telescopic pipe for length adjustment
Suction hole for
device protection
You can perform cleaning at any place
like corner or crevice since revolution
of the suction hole is free.
(feature not available in all countries)
This device is used with the suction hole for
device protection mounted. For the suction
hole for device protection, its front, side and
upper side is enclosed with a soft material in
order to prevent damage of the device.
Connect the suction hole for device protection
to the extension pipe for length adjustment.
How to clean (feature not available in all countries)
• Remove dusts accumulated where the
floor surface of the suction hole for
device protection is dirty.
• Cleaning of the whole suction hole with
water may cause failure of product
performance. Wipe it out with a dry
cloth.
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How to use Cleaning carpet master and elbow tube
Air regulator
Cleaning Carpet master
Long Carpet
Open
2
1
Short Carpet
Open
Top
Bottom
Carpet master
(feature not available in all countries)
Elbow tube
(feature not available in all countries)
• Open the window by pulling the hook.
• Open the cover at the bottom by pulling the hook.
• Clean the brush.
• Clean the brush and hole at the bottom.
• Slide the air regulator to the right for long carpet and
to the left for short carpet.
Elbow tube is for cleaning under the sofa, table and
bed easily.
• Connect the elbow tube to the flexible hose and,
connect the telescopic tube to the elbow tube.
(You can also connect the telescopic tube to the
flexible hose without the elbow tube.)
• If you pull the spring latch, the elbow tube is
bended.
• If you stretch the elbow tube, it is returned to its
position.
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How to use
Cleaning dust tank
Tank handle
Dust tank
Pull out
PUSH
Dust emptying button
Tank separation lever
The dust tank needs emptying when dust reaches the
"MAX" position on the dust tank or indicator is lighted on.
• Turn off the vacuum cleaner and unplug it.
• Grasp the handle of the tank and then push the tank
separation lever.
• Pull out the tank.
• Empty the tank and then push the tank into the vacuum
cleaner.
• Push the dust tank into the tank mount as far as it will go.
NOTICE
Moving the vacuum cleaner
• Don't grasp the tank handle when you are moving the vacuum cleaner.
The vacuum cleaner's body may fall when separating tank and body.
You should grasp the carrier handle when you are moving the vacuum
cleaner.
Tank handle
Carrier handle
• Suction power may be weakened when insignificant
dusts are sucked. In this case, clean the air filter and
the motor safety filter.
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• After emptying the dust tank the indicator is on(Red
light) or twinkles, clean the air guide and the dust tank.
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• When the indicator continues to twinkle for 90
seconds, the suction will become low to protect the
motor (from overheating).
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How to use
Cleaning dust tank
Dust emptying button
Pull out
Tank separation lever
Air guide
Dust tank cap
Cap separating
button
Push
Check the indicator is lighted on after emptying the dust tank. If
the indicator is lighted on when dust tank is not filled, firstly
clean the dust tank and air guide as follows.
• Press the lever of tank handle and pull the dust tank out.
• Empty dust tank by pressing the dust emptying button as
figure.
• Open the dust tank cap by pushing the cap separating button.
• Rotate the air guide by counter clock wise and pull it out of the
dust tank. The air guide is located in the center of dust tank.
• Wash tank and air guide with water.
• Dry those fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
NOTICE
After emptying the dust tank the indicator is lighted on
(Red light) or twinkles, clean the dust tank.
Air guide assembling
• Adjust the arrow on air guide
to the rib of the dust tank.
• Join the air guide to the dust
tank by rotating it clock wise.
Dust tank cap assembling
• The hook of the dust tank cap fits the groove of dust tank.
• Push the dust tank cap until the button of the dust tank
assemble the dust tank cap.
Hook
Groove
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How to use
Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter
Air filter
Motor safety filter
If the indicator is lighted on after cleaning the dust tank, clean
the air filter and motor safety filter.The air filter and motor safety
filter are located at the bottom of dust tank cap in above figure.
• Push the cap separating button of the tank and separate the
dust tank cap.
• Separate the air filter
• Motor safety filter is assembled in the bottom of the cap
• Wash those with water
• Dry those fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
• The air filter and motor safety filter should be cleaned with
above case, but standard cycle of cleaning those parts are
every 6 months at least.
NOTICE
If filters are damaged, do not use them.
In this cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent.
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How to use
Cleaning exhaust Filter
Filter cover
White side
• The exhaust filter is a washable and reusable HEPA filter.
• To change the exhaust filter, remove the cover on the body
by release hook.
• Separate the exhaust filter.
• Wash the filter cleanly in flowing water.
• Remove moisture.
• When filter is washed, make sure not to wash green
side of filter.
• Dry fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
• The exhaust filter should be cleaned at least once a year.
Exhaust filter cover assembling
• Fit exhaust filter cover lugs to the grooves of vacuum
cleaner body
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NOTICE
The cycle of the cleaning
• Air filter
- Every 6 months
- When the indicator light comes on
• Exhaust filter
- The exhaust filter should be cleand at least once a year
• Dust tank
- When dusts are full by the position indicated as "MAX" in
the dust tank.
- When the indicator light comes on
What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work
Check that the vacuum cleaner is plugged in correctly and that the electrical socket is working.
What to do when suction performance decreases
• Turn off the vacuum cleaner and unplug it.
• Check the telescopic pipe, flexible hose and cleaning tool for blockages or obstructions.
• Check that the dust tank is not full. Empty if necessary.
• Check that the exhaust filter is not blocked. Clean the exhaust filter, if necessary.
• Check that the pre-filter(air-filter) is not full. Clean the pre-filter, if necessary.
Thermal protector:
This vacuum vacuum cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the vacuum cleaner in case of motor overheating. If
the vacuum cleaner suddenly shuts off, turn off the switch and unplug the vacuum cleaner. Check the vacuum cleaner
for a possible source of overheating such as a full dust tank, a blocked hose or clogged filter. If these conditions are
found, fix them and wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to use the vacuum cleaner. After the 30 minutes period,
plug the vacuum cleaner back in and turn on the switch. If the vacuum cleaner still does not run, contact a qualified
electrician.
WARNING!
Should it become necessary to replace the moulded plug then the detective plug should be replaced by a qualified electrician.
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P/No.: MFL31811410
Made in KOREA
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