LG | VK8820UHAY | LG VK8820UHAY Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
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.
VK8820****
P/No.: MFL51190618
www.lg.com
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Table of contents
Important safety instructions ....................................................................... 4~5
How to use .......................................................................................................... 6
Assembling vacuum cleaner .......................................................................................................... 6
Operating vacuum cleaner ............................................................................................................. 8
Using carpet and floor nozzle / all floor nozzle ............................................................................... 9
Using the corner free nozzle ......................................................................................................... 10
Using accessory nozzles .............................................................................................................. 11
Using the sani punch nozzle .................................................................................................. 12~16
Emptying dust tank ....................................................................................................................... 17
Cleaning dust tank ........................................................................................................................ 18
Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter ....................................................................................... 19
Cleaning exhaust filter .................................................................................................................. 20
What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work ....................................... 21
What to do when suction performance decreases ....................................... 21
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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 :-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:
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 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.
• Do not handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands.
Doing so could result in death or electrical shock.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
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• 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.
• Repairs to electrical appliances may only be
performed by qualified service engineers.
Improper repairs may lead to serious hazards for the user.
• Do not put fingers near the gear.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
• Do not put any objects into openings.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• Use accessory nozzles in sofa mode.
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.
• 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 8)
• 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.
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.
• 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.
• If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
an approved LG Electronics Service Agent to avoid a
hazard
• 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.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
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 electrician.
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How to use Assembling vacuum cleaner
Hose handle
Spring latch
Telescopic pipe
(depending on model)
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(depending on model)
(depending on model)
(depending on model)
Carpet and floor nozzle(depending on model)
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.
Click!
Button
Fitting pipe
Flexible hose
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 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 vacuum cleaner
Indicator
Plug
Cord reel button
How to operate
Control knob
Indicator and alarm sound
• Pull out the power cord to the • The indicator light of the hose
desired length and plug into
handle is on and alarm will sound
the socket.
when dust tank is full.
• Place the control knob of the
After about 1 min 30 sec, vacuum
hose handle to the required
cleaner will turn itself off and alarm
position.
will sound.
• To turn off, slide control knob
Empty the dust tank and reuse the
to OFF position.
vacuum cleaner.
• Press the cord reel button to
rewind the power cord after
use.
NOTE
When indicator light flashes and alarm sounds :
1. Dust tank is full
slide handle knob to OFF position and empty dust tank
2. Power is on without dust tank
slide handle knob to OFF position and reattach dust tank
3. Rotating plate in the dust tank is restricted because of obstruction
slide handle knob to OFF position and remove obstruction
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Park mode
• 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
side of vacuum cleaner.
Storage
• 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.
How to use Using carpet and floor nozzle / all floor nozzle
Carpet
Carpet
Carpet
Carpet
Pedal
Pedal
Pedal
-
Floor
Floor
Floor
Floor
Floor
Floor
Floor
Carpet
Floor
Carpet and floor nozzle (depend on model)
• 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.
All floor nozzle (depend on model)
• 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 (
), then brush is will rotate.
• Hard floor position
Press the pedal (
), then brush will stop
rotating.
Cleaning carpet and floor nozzle
• Open the cover by pulling the hook.
Cleaning carpet and floor nozzle
• Clean the hole and brush of
the nozzle.
• Clean the hole and brush of the nozzle.
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How to use Using the corner free nozzle
Corner free nozzle(depending on model)
• You can perform cleaning at any place such as corner or narrow
crack by utilizing the structure that both sides of the suction hole are
leaned back.
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How to use Using accessory nozzles
Upholstery nozzle
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Dusting brush
Crevice tool
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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.
Push the button
Pull the cover
NOTICE
Use accessory in the sofa mode
< Upholstery nozzle mode >
< Dusting brush mode >
• BOX •
• Accessory nozzles include in the
“PE BAG” with owner's manual.
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How to use Using the sani punch nozzle
Features
How to use
This nozzle picks up even dust inside through beating.
The bottom part can be separated to be cleaned.
Since the bottom does not stick to the surface,
vacuuming is easy.
Follow the directions below for proper use.
Assembly
Connect the nozzle to the telescopic tube.
Sani punch nozzle(depending on model)
Set the suction power control switch to MAX POWER before vacuuming.
Depending on the type of bedding, handling may be awkward or it may
cause a lot of noise.
If this is the case, adjust the suction power control switch to a lower setting.
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This sani punch nozzle is for effective cleaning of beds and blankets to remove mites and dust.
Effective cleaning
Bed & blanket
Bulky & heavy blanket
Light blanket & sheet
When using on the bed
When using on the floor
Lay out the blanket
and vacuum it on the bed
It is easier to clean a light blanket or sheet
by pushing the nozzle in the direction of the
arrow.
To increase cleaning efficiency for light
blankets, lay on top of a bulky blanket and then
clean.
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For simple cleaning of the vacuum nozzle, detach the sani punch nozzle from the telescopic tube and attach the
crevice tool to vacuum dust.
Top
Bottom
Since the vibrator inside is composed of precision parts, never disassemble the body.
Be careful not to let foreign objects clog the air suction part on top of the vacuum nozzle.
Since removal of the punch bar may cause performance problems, do not warp or remove it.
Attach the bottom plate properly before using. Without this bottom plate, it may not function.
Since this vacuum nozzle has been made exclusively for cleaning beds, blankets and
upholstery, use it only for these cleaning purposes.
(Using it to clean the floor may result soiling it or a drop in performance, do not use it
for such purposes.)
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Follow the instruction below for through washing.
(Do not soak the entire body of the vacuum nozzle in water, it may cause the vibrator to malfunction)
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2
Punch bar
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Bottom plate
3
Bottom plate
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6
Punch bar
Press the button on the
rear side of the vacuum
nozzle to separate the
bottom plate.
Wipe all the soiled parts
of the vacuum nozzle
body with a cloth.
Straighten the punch bar
on the lower section.
Wash the removed
bottom plate with water
and dry it.
Insert the attachment
projections on bottom
plate to the vacuum
nozzle grooves.
Push down the
tabs to secure.
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Projection
Push the button 2-3 times
when the dust is filled in
the dustbin while cleaning
When the dust is fully
filled after cleaning,
take the bin and turn it
counterclockwise to
disconnect
Waste the dust in the bin.
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Take the bin to fix into
the projection part and
then turn it clockwise to
connect.
How to use Emptying dust tank
Tank separation lever
Indicator
Pull out
Tank handle
Dust tank cap
The dust tank needs emptying when indicator light is on.
• Turn off the vacuum cleaner and unplug it.
• Grasp the handle of the tank and then press the tank
separation lever.
• Pull out the dust tank.
• Empty the tank and then assemble the dust tank as below
Assembling dust tank
NOTICE
If suction power decreases after emptying dust tank,
clean dust tank next page
Since dust tank is full, indicator continues to flash for
1 minute and suction power will decrease for a while,
then vacuum cleaner will turn itself off.
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
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How to use Cleaning dust tank
Tank separation lever
Pull out
Tank handle
• Press tank separation button and pull out dust tank.
• Raise dust tank cap
• Dry fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
NOTICE
If suction power decreases after cleaning dust tank, clean
air filter and motor safety filter.
Next page
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How to use Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter
Dust separator
Pre-filter cover
Guide cover
Air filter
Motor safety
filter
If suction power is decreased after cleaning dust tank or indicator light is
on, clean air filter and motor safety filter.
Air filter and motor safety filter are located at the up of vacuum cleaner
in the above figure.
• Open the Vacuum cleaner cover by pushing the button.
• Grasp the handle of the dust separator and take out it.
• Open the guide cover by pulling the guide cover lever and remove dust.
• Open the pre filter cover by pulling the pre filter cover lever and take out
pre filter assembly.
• Wash air filter and motor safety filter with water.
• Do not wash filters with hot water.
• Dry fully in shade so that moisture is entirely removed.
• Air filter and motor safety filter should be cleaned in the above case.
NOTICE
If filters are damaged, do not use them.
In this cases, contact LG Electronics Service Agent.
Wash filters at least once a month.
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How to use Cleaning exhaust filter
Exhaust filter cover
Exhaust filter
Button
Lever
Exhaust filter cover
• The exhaust filter is a reusable.
• To clean the exhaust filter, remove the Exhaust filter cover on the
body by pulling out it.
• Separate the exhaust filter.
• Dust off filter.(Do not wash filter with water.)
• The exhaust filter should be cleaned at least a year.
Exhaust filter cover assembling
• Fit exhaust filter cover lugs to the grooves of vacuum cleaner body.
• Join it the body.
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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 clogged. Clean the exhaust filter if necessary.
• Check that the air filter is not clogged. Clean the air filter if necessary.
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Note
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Note
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Made in Korea
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