LG | VC74070NCAQ | LG VC74070NCAQ Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
LG CORDLESS
VACUUM CLEANER
This information contains important instructions for the safe use and
maintenance of the vacuum cleaner. More importantly, please read
all of the information on page 3, 4, 5 for your safety. Please keep this
manual in an easily accessible place and refer to it if in doubt.
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Table of contents
Important safety instructions............................................................................... 3~5
How to use........................................................................................................... 6~15
Assembling the vacuum cleaner ........................................................................................6~7
Operating the vacuum cleaner .............................................................................................. 8
Using the carpet and floor nozzle and Hard floor nozzle....................................................... 9
Using the accessory nozzles................................................................................................ 10
Charging the Vacuum Cleaner............................................................................................. 11
Emptying the dust tank ........................................................................................................ 12
Cleaning the dust tank ........................................................................................................ 13
Cleaning the air filter and motor safety filter ........................................................................ 14
Cleaning the exhaust filter ................................................................................................... 15
What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work ............................................. 16
What to do when the vacuum cleaner does not work.......................................................... 16
What to do when the suction performance decreases ........................................................ 16
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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 does 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 :-2006/95/EC Low Voltage Directive -2004/108/EC 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:
This symbol will alert you to hazards or unsafe practices which could cause serious
WARNING bodily harm or death.
This symbol will alert you to hazards or unsafe practices which could cause bodily
CAUTION
injury or property damage.
WARNING
1. 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.
2. Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
3. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by LG Electronics Service Agent in order to avoid
a hazard.
4. This appliance can be used by children aged from
8 years and above and persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack
of experience and knowledge if they have been
given supervision or instruction concerning use of
the appliance in a safe way and understand the
hazards involved. Children shall not play with the
appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall
not be made by children without supervision.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
5. C
AUTION: This hose contains electrical connections:
– do not use to vacuum up water ;
– do not immerse in water when cleaning;
– the hose should be checked regularly and must
not be used if damaged.
WARNING
• Disconnect the 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 the vacuum cleaner to pick up anything that is
burning or smoking such as a cigarette 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 the plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands.
Doing so could result in death or electrical shock.
• Do not try to unplug the vacuum cleaner by pulling on the
power 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.
• The hose contains electrical wires. Do not attempt to use
the vacuum cleaner if they are broken or damaged.
Failure to do so could result in death, or electrical shock.
• Do not allow the product to be used as toy. Pay Close
attention when product is being used by or near children.
Failure to to do so could result in Personal injury or damage to
the product.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner if the power cord or plug is
damaged or faulty.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage. In the event of the above case, contact LG Electronics
Australia or a LG Authorised Service Centre to avoid any
hazards.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner if it has become damp or
wet.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage. In the event of the above case, contact LG Electronics
Australia or a LG Authorised Service Centre to avoid any
hazards.
• Do not continue to use the vacuum cleaner if any parts
appear to be missing or damaged.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage. In the event of the above case, contact LG Electronics
Australia or a LG Authorised Service Centre to avoid any
hazards.
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•D
o not use an extension cord or a multiple outlet power
board to charge this vacuum cleaner.
Failure to do so could result to a fire hazard or product damage.
•U
se the correct voltage to charge the unit.
Using improper voltage may result in damage to the product and
possible injury to the user. The proper voltage is listed on the
sticker on bottom of vacuum cleaner.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury.
•D
o not modify the plug in any way.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock, personal injury,
product damage or even death. If plug does not fit into the
wall socket, contact a qualified electrician to inspect the wall
socket. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer or one of its authorised service centre's or a
similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
•R
epairs to electrical appliances may only be
performed by qualified service engineers.
Improper repairs may lead to serious hazards for the user.
• Do not wash the body of the vacuum cleaner with water.
• Do not allow metals to touch the charging terminal or the
connecting joints of the main body and hose.
• Before cleaning the body, unplug the power cord and turn
off the main power. Always use a dry cloth to clean the
body.
• Do not place the vacuum cleaner near any heat source or
direct sunlight.
There is danger of an explosion or a fire.
• When disposing of the vacuum cleaner and/or battery,
it must be done in accordance with your local council/
government as it contains battery cells that can cause fire
or explode if not disposed of correctly.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner in bathrooms.
• If ever there is a problem with the vacuum cleaner,
immediately stop vacuuming and turn off the main power
switch.
• Do not use the product at a place subject to lots of
industrial oil fumes or metal particulates.
Doing so can cause fire or product failure.
• In the event that the battery ever leaks, avoid contact with
the skin or eyes. If so,immediately rinse the affected part
with plenty of water and seek medical attention.
Battery fluid may cause burns to your skin or loss of eyesight.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
• Do not insert any objects into any of the vacuum
cleaner's openings.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner with any of its
opening's blocked: Make sure to keep openings free
of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may restrict air
flow.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner without the dust tank
and/or filters in place.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Always clean the dust bin after vacuuming up carpet
cleaners or fresheners, powders or fine dust.
These products will clog the filters and reduce airflow.
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 vacuum cleaner or dust bin.
• Store the vacuum cleaner away when not in use.
Put the vacuum cleaner away when not in use to avoid
any hazards.
• The vacuum cleaner is not intended to be used by
young children or infirm people without sufficient
supervision.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury or product
damage.
• Only use parts, attachments and accessories that
are recommended or approved by LG Electronics
Australia or one of it's Authoised Service Centers.
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.
• Do not grasp the tank handle when you are moving
the vacuum cleaner.
The product may fall if you try to carry the vacuum
cleaner by the tank handle, which could then result in
personal injury or product damage. You should carry
the vacuum cleaner by the carrier handle when you are
moving the vacuum cleaner. (Page 12)
•M
ake sure the filters (motor safety filter and air filter)
are completely dry before re-installing them back in
the vacuum cleaner.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
•D
o not attempt to dry the filters in an oven,
microwave oven, clothes dryer or any other drying
device. Allow them to dry naturally.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
•D
o not attempt to dry the filter dry near an open
flame.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
•T
his appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory
or mental capabilities, or lack of experience or
knowledge, unless they under supervision or
instruction by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised all times when in close
proximity of the vacuum cleaner.
• The battery for the main body is designed for this
vacuum cleaner only. Never use it for any other
product.
Doing so could result in fire or damage to the product.
• Do not use the floor nozzle to clean high areas.
• Do not carry the vacuum cleaner with the nozzle
head connected to the body.
• Empty the dust bin frequently to maintain suction.
• Always use the vacuum cleaner with the filter unit
assembled in the dust bin.
• Never remove the hose or pipe when the main power
is On.
• Use this vacuum cleaner for household use only.
Thermal protector :
This vacuum cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the vacuum cleaner in the case of the
motor overheating. If the vacuum cleaner suddenly shuts off, turn off the main power switch, then
check the vacuum cleaner for possible cause of overheating such as a full dust tank, a blocked
hose or clogged filter. If any of the above causes are found, rectify the issue and wait at least
1 hour before attempting to use the vacuum cleaner. After the 1 hour period, turn on the main
power switch.
If the vacuum cleaner still does not run, contact LG Electronics Australia.
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How to use Assembling the vacuum cleaner
Hose Handle
Spring latch
Telescopic pipe
➊ Carpet and floor nozzle (some models only)
Push the nozzle into the telescopic pipe.
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➋ Telescopic pipe
• Push the telescopic pipe firmly into the
hose handle.
• Hold the Telescopic pipe with one hand
and with the other hand push the spring
latch forward to extend the telescopic
pipe.
• Pull out the pipe to the desired length.
Click!
Charging terminal
Button
Battery indicator
Fitting pipe
Flexible Hose
Attachment Point
➌ 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 the button situated on the fitting pipe, then
pull the fitting pipe out of the vacuum cleaner.
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How to use Operating the vacuum cleaner
Charging terminal
Main power switch
Control Button
Power button
MAX line.
Control mode button
➊ How to operate
➋ Emptying the dust tank ➌ Park mode
➍ Storage
• Disconnect the charging cord • Always empty the dust • Turn off the Main
• After you have
from the vacuum cleaner.
finished using the
tank when the dust tank power switch before
• To power on the vacuum
attempting
to
use
the
product, connect the
level reaches the MAX
cleaner, press down the
park mode.
power cord to the
line.
power button for about
• To temporarily support
charging terminal.
1 second.
and hold the telescopic • You can store your
• When first powered on,
pipe and nozzle during vacuum cleaner in a
vacuum cleaner is set to 50%
vacuuming, use the
vertical position by
power.
park mode slot.
sliding the hook on
• You can adjust the power of
- Slide the hook on
the nozzle into the
the vacuum cleaner using the
the nozzle into the
slot on the underside
‘ + ’, ‘ – ’ Buttons.
slot located on the
of the vacuum
• To turn the vacuum cleaner
back of the vacuum
cleaner.
off, Push the power button.
cleaner. Do not use
• After you have finished using
this slot for storing
the vacuum cleaner, please
the vacuum.
charge the unit by connecting
the charging cord to the
WARNING
charging terminal.
Do NOT vacuum up any liquids.
Vacuuming liquids will cause a malfunction
and damage the unit.
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How to use Using the carpet and floor nozzle and Hard floor nozzle
2
1
2
Carpet
Pedal
Floor
➊ Carpet and floor nozzle (some models only)
• The 2 position nozzle This nozzle is equipped
with a pedal switch which allows you to alter
between the carpet or floor position depending on
your current floor type.
)
• Carpet or rug position Press the pedal to (
icon which will lower the brush.
• Hard floor position (tiles, timber flooring) Press
the pedal to (
) icon to lift the brush up.
➋ Hard floor nozzle (some models only)
• Efficient cleaning of hard floors
(wood, linoleum, etc)
• Cleaning the carpet and floor nozzle
• Clean the suction hole and
brush of the nozzle if ever
clogged or blocked.
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How to use Using the accessory nozzles
Crevice tool
Upholstery nozzle
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4
➌ Crevice tool
5
➍ Upholstery nozzle
The crevice tool is for vacuuming
in those normally hard-toreach places such as reaching
cobwebs or between the
cushions of a sofa.
Dusting brush
The upholstery nozzle is
for vacuuming upholstery,
mattresses etc.
Push the button
➎ Dusting brush
The dusting brush is for
vacuuming picture frames,
furniture frames, books and
other irregular surfaces.
Pull the cover
<Upholstery nozzle mode>
<Dusting brush mode>
WARNING
DO NOT use the product to vacuum
any delicate items such as a TV,
Monitor, furniture, as it may scratch
them.
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• PE BAG •
• Accessory nozzles are included in the "PE BAG"
with owner's manual.
How to use Charging the Vacuum Cleaner
When the battery is low
Charging terminal
Battery level indicator
• When the battery is low, use the power cord
to recharge the battery.
• Please insert the power cord all the way into
the charging terminal.
• When the battery is completely empty, the
charging time will be approximately 4 hours.
• To prevent mal-function, the vacuum cleaner
will not operate during charging.
The battery indicator shows the following
battery power levels.
①W
hen the battery power level is low, the
battery indicator shows one blinking light.
The battery indicator will not display unless
the unit is switched on and running.
Note: You can NOT use the vacuum
cleaner when it is plugged in and charging.
②W
hen the battery is fully charged, the
vacuum cleaner can run upto 17 minutes on
high-powered mode.
③ The battery has an in built over current
protection circuit. In the event that the
product will suddenly no longer operate
or charge due to overheating, it should
be turned off and left for an hour unused
or connected to the charging cord before
attempting to resume any vacuuming or
charging.
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How to use Emptying the dust tank
Tank separation Button
①
Pull out
MAX line.
②
Dust tank cap
Cleaning the dust “tank”
① Grasp the handle of the tank and then press
the tank separation button, then pull out the
dust tank.
② Empty the tank and then re-assemble the dust
tank, as shown below.
Assembling the dust tank
NOTICE
• If the suction power decreases after
emptying the dust tank, try cleaning the dust
tank see next page
Moving the vacuum cleaner
• The product may fall if you try to carry the
vacuum cleaner by the tank handle, which
could result in personal injury or product
damage. You should always carry the vacuum
cleaner by the carrier handle when you are
moving the vacuum cleaner.
Tank handle
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Carrier handle
How to use Cleaning the dust tank
①
Tank separation Button
②
Pull out
④
③
① Press the tank separation button and pull out
the dust tank.
② Pull up and remove the dust tank cap.
③ Wash the dust tank.
④ Naturally dry and make sure all parts are
completely dry before re-assembling.
NOTICE
If the suction power decreases after cleaning
the dust tank, clean the air filter and the
motor safety filter. See next page
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How to use Cleaning the air filter and motor safety filter
Dust separator
①
②
③
④
Guide cover
Guide cover lever
⑦
⑥
Air Filter Cover
Air Filter Cover Lever
Air filter
⑤
Motor safety filter
If the suction power decreases after cleaning the dust
tank clean the air filter and the motor safety filter.
The air filter and the motor safety filter are located on
the top of the vacuum cleaner, see above diagram.
① Open the vacuum cleaner cover by pulling the
button.
② Grasp the handle of the dust separator and pull it
out.
③ Open the guide cover by pulling the guide cover
lever and remove any dust.
④ Open the air filter cover by pushing the air filter
cover lever and take out the air filter.
⑤ Separate the Air filter & Motor safety filter from the
dust separator.
⑥ Wash the air filter and the motor safety filter.
DO NOT wash filters with hot water.
⑦ Naturally dry and make sure parts are completely
dry before re-assembling.
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WARNING
Allow the filter to dry in the shade for at
least 24 hours.
NOTICE
Be sure to wash the filters at least every
month.
If filters are worn or damaged, do not use
them and call LG Electronics Australia or
an LG Authorised Service Centre
How to use Cleaning the exhaust filter
①
②
Lever
Lever
Exhaust filter
Exhaust filter cover
④
• The exhaust filter is reusable.
① To clean the exhaust filter, remove the exhaust filter
cover on the body by pushing the lever downwards
and pulling it out.
② Then push the lever down on the exhaust filter and
remove from vacuum cleaner body.
③ Remove any dust from the filter.
(DO NOT wash filter with water.)
④ Insert the projection of exhaust filter into the grooves
on the body and push the exhaust filter.
③
NOTICE
The exhaust filter should be cleaned at
least once every 6 months.
Exhaust filter cover reassembly
• Line the lugs up on the bottom of the exhaust filter and
pull the filter in making sure the top clip is secure.
• Line the lugs up on the bottom of the exhaust filter
cover and push the cover in making sure the top clip is
secure.
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What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work
Check the charging cord is disconnected and please make sure that the main switch is turned on.
What to do when the vacuum cleaner does not work
• Check if the battery has been charged.
• Check the charging cord is disconnected from the charging terminal and make sure that the
main switch is turned on.
• Disassemble the hose from the main vacuum body, and then reassemble them.
What to do when the suction performance decreases
• Check nozzles, flexible hose, telescopic pipe, dust separator and dust bin for any foreign
objects that could be causing a blockage and remove if necessary.
• Check if the motor-protecting filter or exhaust filter is dirty.
• Check if the dust separator is correctly attached to the vacuum's main body.
Disposal of your old appliance
1. All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the
municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government
or the local authorities.
2. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human health.
3. For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your
Local Council, waste disposal service or the retailer where the product was purchased.
The equipment complies with requirements of the Technical Regulation, in terms of restrictions for the
use of certain dangerous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
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Note
Note
Note
Made in Korea
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