LG | VH9201DS | LG VH9201DS Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
BEDDING CLEANER
This manual contains important information and instructions for
the safe use and maintenance of the bedding cleaner. Please read
all of the information on page 3, 4, 5 for your safety. Please keep
this manual in an easily accessible place for future reference.
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Table of contents
Important safety instructions ........................................................................... 3~5
How to use ....................................................................................................... 6~14
Bedding Cleaner ................................................................................................................ 6
Sterilizer Station ................................................................................................................ 7
Using the Product ............................................................................................................... 8
When using sterilization station (Depending on Model) ...................................................... 9
Effective cleaning methods according to the cleaning surfaces ....................................... 10
How to Wash Inlet ............................................................................................................ 11
Emptying Dust bin ............................................................................................................ 12
Cleaning Dust bin ............................................................................................................. 13
Care of Dust Filter ............................................................................................................. 14
Troubleshooting Guide ....................................................................................... 15
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and follow all instructions before using your vacuum cleaner to prevent the risk of fire, electrical 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. C
hildren 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
• Use it only on bedding items such as blankets,
mattresses, pillows, or cloth sofas.
Do not use this appliance to suck in dust,
cement, or any construction debris.
Do not use on leather upholstered surfaces.
It may cause fire and unrepairable product damage.
• This appliance is designed for normal indoor
domestic use only. It is not to be used for any
office or commercial application.
• No one other than a repair technician shall
disassemble or modify the product.
It may cause fire or electrical shock.
• Do not spray combustible materials such as
gasoline or solvents, or surfactants such as
detergents or bathing goods, or drinks near the
cleaner and it's sterilizer station.
It can cause an explosion or fire.
• Do not allow the power cord to be crushed,
kinked or cut by heavy objects.
Using a damaged cord or plug could cause fire or
electrical shock. When the power cord is damaged,
it is dangerous, so please have the cord replaced by
an authorised service center.
• Do not let liquid such as water enter the product,
and do not use the unit to pick up liquids, sharp
pointy objects, or hot embers.
It causes fire or electrical shock.
If water accidently enters the unit, immediately turn
off the power switch of the main body, pull out the
power plug, and contact LG Electronics Service
Agent to avoid hazard.
• If the ELCB, GFCI is triggered when the power is
turned on, immediately stop its use and call an
Authorised Service Provider.
Failing to do so can cause electric shock.
• Do not insert pins or sharp pointy utensils into or
around the machine or its sterilizer station.
There is a risk of electrical shock.
• Do not use the appliance if gas odors can be
detected. Unplug the unit and provide ventilation
to avoid possible dangers.
There is a risk of fire or explosion.
• Always remove the power cord from the wall
socket from the outlet and ensure that the unit is
turned off before doing so.
Failing to do so can cause fire or electrical shock.
• Make sure that the unit is plugged into a wall
socket over 10amp and not overloaded.
Overloading of any wall socket can cause fires and
product malfunction.
• Do not use the appliance if the power cord or
socket is in any way loose or damaged.
It can cause fire or electrical shock.
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•D
o not operate the appliance with the suction
inlet or outlet which are blocked.
It causes deformation of main body or fire by
overheating.
• Do not operate the cleaner while dust bin is taken
out.
There is a risk of product damage or electrical shock
injury.
• Do not place power cord and the product near
heating devices.
It can cause deformation of main body, malfunction,
or fire.
• Be careful that your fingers do not touch the pins
when you pull out the plug from the mains outlet.
It can cause electrical shock.
• Do not allow children or pets to play with the
product or use the product as a toy.
It can cause personal injury and damage to the unit.
• Do not handle the plug with wet hands.
It may cause electrical shock.
• Do not clean the inlet with water and use
immediately after drying the components first.
It may cause electrical shock and malfunction.
• When you clean the exterior, make sure to pull
out the power plug, and do not wash with harsh
or abrasive solutions.
It can cause electrical shock and exterior damage.
• Do not place hands into the intake while the
appliance is operating. Allow the unit to stop
operating and disconnect from the wall socket to
avoid any personal injury.
• Do not wash the exterior of inlet or bottom
surface with water or detergent. Use only a damp
cleaning cloth.
It may damage product or cause electrical shock.
• When the sterilization is in operation, do not
attempt to look directly into the UV light.
It may harm your eyes or skin, and may cause skin
ailment such as red spots. Should this occur, consult
your local physician.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent
or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a
hazard.
• 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.
• Do not use the product at a place subject to
leakage or probable leakage of combustible
gases.
It may result in fire or explosion.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
• Do not use this cleaner on anything other than
rated voltage.
It may cause fire and unrepairable product damage.
• If the product is not in use for a long period of
time, pull out the power plug.
• Static Electricity may be generated at main body
during the cleaning.
Cleaner may malfunction due to electrostatic energy,
so pull out the power cord and put it back in again.
• Big objects such as socks, stocking, tissues,
etc., may block the inlet during the cleaning, so
please remove them before starting the cleaning.
This appliance must be used to remove dust only.
• Do not place anything else on the sterilizer
station other than this appliance.
Close proximity of magnets or other active
electromechanical appliances to the sterilizer station
can cause malfunction.
• Do not stop on one spot or use it on the same
spot repeatedly for a long time.
The surface may be damaged by the friction and
vibration.
• Do not touch the bottom surface with hand or
foot while the appliance is in operation.
• Do not operate the appliance without the dust
bin and its covers in place. Always ensure the
dust bin is cleaned when it reaches its limit or
beforehand.
If it is used continuously while dust bin is full, it will
cause malfunction and overheating.
•T
o avoid the risk of fire or electric shock, always
grip it from the plug when removing. And never
pull on the power cord when removing it from the
wall socket.
• If a foreign object is attached to the bottom
surface of dust bin, remove it before using the
product.
It could compromise the suction motor and cause
malfunction and damage.
• Make sure to secure the bottom plate during
the cleaning of bedding items. Do not use the
appliance on a solid surface or flooring. Doing so
could cause damage to both the surface and to
the appliance.
• Do not store the appliance or the UV station in an
outdoor environment.
• Never use the product for removing toxic gases.
The product may fail, and toxic gases are not
removed.
• Use or place the unit on a level area and do not
apply force to the unit.
Doing so can cause fire or product failure.
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How to use
Bedding Cleaner
Handle
Touch Power Switch
Tank Separation Button
Dust bin
Cleaning Brush
Wheel
Outlet
Bottom Plate
Brush
Inlet
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Vibration Plate
How to use
Sterilizer Station
<Depending on Model>
Window
Cord Storage Groove
UV Lamp Status
Indicator Window
UV Lamp
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How to use
Using the Product
1
➊ Insert the power cord
into the power socket.
• When the power cord is
inserted into the power
socket, the unit will emit a
chime and default to the
stand by operation.
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2
p~
bee
➋ Touch the power switch
to operate an appliance.
• Pressing touch power
switch sounds ‘beep,’ starts
operation of the product, and
lights the indicator.
3
p~
bee
➌ When you want to stop
the operation.
• Pressing touch power
switch again sounds
‘beep,’ stops operation of
the product, and turns off
the indicator.
How to use
When using sterilization station (Depending on Model)
1
2
3
Sill
Groove
Gap
Protrusion
➊ Place the product on the station ➋ Place the product on the
in such a way that the front
station in such a way that
side of the product is placed
the rear side of the product
first on the station to allow the
to allow the groove on the
gap on the vibration plate of the
bottom of the product is
product to be inserted on the
caught on the protrusion of
sill of the station.
the station.
➌ When the product is correctly
placed on the sterilizer station,
a blue indicator lights on the
UV lamp status screen and
the UV lamp starts operation
for sterilization.
The indicator and the UV
lamp are turned off 5 minutes
after placing the product on
the sterilizer station, and
sterilization stops.
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How to use
Effective cleaning methods according to the cleaning surfaces
Bed Mattress, Bed Cover
Pillows, Cushions, etc.
1
2
➊ Bedding:
Mattress, Bed Cover
• Divide the surface to half,
and apply a forward and
backward motion to both
sides separately.
Using tip
➋ Pillows: Large cushion,
normal cushion, pillow
• For smaller surfaces apply an
even forward and backward
motion.
Thin cover
3
➌ Blankets: Thick cover,
thin cover, blanket
• Apply an even backward
and forward stroke
motion.
Unlike general handy type products, this product applies the correct weight onto the surface for the
application it is designed for.
There is no need for additional downward hand pressure when using.
Additional downward pressure can cause damage to bedding.
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How to use
How to Wash Inlet
Bottom Plate
1
2
4
3
5
6
Fixing Grooves
➊ Place a soft cloth on
the surface, and flip
over the main body on
it with the product not
connected to the socket
outlet.
➋ Wipe down the intake
area with a damp cloth.
Make sure that there is
no foreign objects, lift
the left and the right of
the bottom plate by
pulling it up. Hold the
brush and separate it
by lifting it up.
➍ Clean the roller brush with
a vacuum cleaner or an
old unused tooth brush.
➌ Wash the separated
bottom plate with water
and dry it with a cloth or
place it outside in the
shade.
Do not wash the main
body or roller brush.
➎ Insert the roller brush by
matching the both side
of roller brush to fixing
grooves.
➏ Align the bottom plate
and push the both sides
of bottom plate to the
body.
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How to use
Emptying Dust bin
MAX
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The Dust indicator should be observed regularly.
Cleaning must be carried out before or when the
fine dust and debris has reached the MAX line
by emptying the dust bin and cleaning it (refer to
next page) before using the appliance again.
How to use
Cleaning Dust bin
①
②
③
Click
⑥
⑤
④
Click
① Press the tank separation button. Then lift the
dust bin from the main body.
② Hold both ends, open the filter (sponge filter +
HEPA filter), and empty the dust.
③ After separating dust bin and filter, wash dust bin
thoroughly with running water.
Refer to page 14 if sponge filters require
cleaning.
④ Completely dry it in a shady place with good
ventilation for about a day.
⑤ Insert Filter (Sponge filter + HEPA filter) into dust
bin.
⑥ Insert dust bin into main body, and push down.
If dust bin is not reassembled correctly, it will
impair the suction ability.
CAUTION
Make sure that the filter inserted into the
dust bin before reusing.
If the filter doesn't inserted into the dust bin
it will cause malfunction and possible
damage to the unit.
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How to use
Care of Dust Filter
①
②
Sponge Filter
HEPA Filter
HEPA Filter
④
Sponge Filter
HEPA Filter
③
HEPA Filter
① After separating the filter from dust bin, separate sponge filter from HEPA Filter in the above figure.
② Clean the HEPA filter and the gaps around the filter using the brush and a vacuum cleaner.
③ Wash the Sponge Filter in running water, and completely dry it in a shady place with good
ventilation for about a day before using it again.
④ Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly.
Store the cleaner as follows after use.
or
Make use of Velcro attached to the
power code of the product, and bind
the power code.
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Place the product on the sterilizer
station, and insert the power code in
the hole on the rear side of the
station. (depending on model)
Troubleshooting Guide
If there is an abnormality in the product, check the following items first before requesting for a
service center or calling the store.
A service cost will be charged if the appliance does not have any malfunctions.
Following simple actions in the user manual may solve the problem.
CHECK
PLEASE PERFORM THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS
Weak or no suction and
vibration noise.
• Check if inlet or dust bin is blocked by any foreign objects or
debris that weaken the suction.
• Separate dust bin from the main body, and check if the filters are
dirty.
Cleaner is not working at
all?
• Check if power plug is inserted in the power socket.
• Check if the outlet is connected with electricity by inserting other
products (dryer, fan, etc.) into the power socket.
• Check if the operation procedure is correct according to the
instructions within this manual.
Why does it suddenly
stop?
• This product has an inlet motor overheat prevention device, and it
may stop temporarily when the following cases occur.
– If it is used when dust and debris in the dust bin is full and
filters are clogged.
– If it is used with the inlet blocked
– If the product is excessively used for a long time
• When power switch is accidently touched.
Loud whirring noise
coming from the cleaner?
• It is the sound of the motor’s high speed rotating brush and the
punching action at the tip of the nozzle. This is normal.
• If dust bin is not completely assembled, noise may occur.
Assemble dust bin correctly and completely.
Odor comes out of the
cleaner?
• It might be that there is some odor coming out of cleaner after
purchasing this unit for 3 months. It is normal if the unit is
operated.
• Odors can also be caused by old dust in the dust bin and filters
that has not been cleaned for some time. Empty, clean and wash
the dust bin and filters thoroughly before reusing the appliance.
Hot air comes out, and
main body is hot?
• The air coming out of the outlet holes is a little hot because it is
coming out after cooling the motor. This is normal.
UV Sterilization
station(Depending on
Model) does not work.
• Check if the power cord of body is connected into the power
socket.
• Check if the main body is placed correctly on the station.
It only vibrates, and there
is no suction.
• Because of the suction motor overheat prevention device, this
may occur when 1) dust bin is full, 2) filter or inlet is blocked, or 3)
it is used for a long time. Allow the unit to rest and cool for at least
40 minutes before attempting to operate again.
– Before using it again, clean the filter and dust bin.
– If the inlet is blocked, please remove the foreign object.
Mains cord is defective
• The defective plug should be replaced by a qualification
electrician.
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