LG | VK8914DCAQ | LG VK8914DCAQ 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 3, 4, 5 for your safety. Please keep this manual in
an easily accessible place and refer to it anytime.
VK8914DCAQ
P/No.: MFL62076033
www.lg.com
Table of contents
Important safety instructions.................................................................................. 3~5
How to use ............................................................................................................. 6~19
Assembling vacuum cleaner ................................................................................................................. 6~7
Operating vacuum cleaner ........................................................................................................................ 8
Using carpet and floor nozzle / Hard floor nozzle ..................................................................................... 9
Using the accessory nozzles.................................................................................................................... 10
Using the power punch nozzle........................................................................................................... 11~14
Emptying dust tank ................................................................................................................................. 15
Cleaning dust tank .................................................................................................................................. 16
Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter ................................................................................................. 17
How to assemble dust separator ............................................................................................................ 18
Cleaning exhaust filter ............................................................................................................................ 19
What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work ................................................ 20
What to do when suction performance decreases ................................................ 20
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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
•D
o not plug in if control switch 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.
•D
isconnect 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.
•D
o 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.
•D
o 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.
•T
he 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.
•D
o 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.
•D
o 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.
•D
o 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.
•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 put fingers near the gear.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
gear
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
•W
hen cleaning the exterior of the nozzle, always
unplug the power and do not use volatile substance.
It can cause electric shock and exterior damage.
•U
nlike the hose of the existing cleaner, high current
flows through the hose, this can cause fire and
electric shock.
•M
ake sure that the children, the elderly or people who
does not know how to operate the cleaner, do not use
the product.
•W
hen the circuit breaker operated when the power is
turned on or when using the power punch nozzle,
immediately stop using the product and contact the
AS center.
It can cause electric shock may occur.
•T
his hose contains electrical connections:
– Do not use to suck up water;
– Do not immerse in water for cleaning;
– The hose should be checked regularly and must not be
used if damaged.
<Using Power punch nozzle, Warning>
•P
lease use the product for bedclothes, mattresses,
pillows, sofa fabrics.
It can damage the floor because of vibration
•D
o not pause it for too long or use it on the same
place repeatedly.
Vibration causes bedding damage.
•W
hen vibration is operating, do not put your hand or
foot on the floor directly.
It can cause an abrasion or a scratch.
•D
o not clean the suction part with water.
There can be an electric shock.
•D
o not wash the outside of the suction part or the
bottom part with detergent.
It can damage the product or create a danger of electric
shock.
•W
hen cleaning the outside of the nozzle, be sure to
unplug it and do not use a volatilizing material.
It can be the reason of electric shock or damage to the
outside.
•D
o not use it for other objects(massage etc) except
for vacuuming disassembling the suction cover.
There can be the product damage or abrasion.
•W
hen power is on, do not put your hand into the
suction part right after the cleaning is done.
There can be an abrasion by vibration.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
•D
o not put any objects into openings.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
•D
o 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.
•D
o 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.
•D
o not use vacuum cleaner to pick up sharp hard
objects, small toys, pins, paper clips, etc.
They may damage the cleaner or dust bin.
•S
tore the vacuum cleaner indoors.
Put the vacuum cleaner away after use to prevent tripping
over it.
•T
he 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.
•O
nly use parts produced or recommended by LG
Electronics Service Agents.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
•U
se 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.
•T
o 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.
•U
se accessory nozzles in "MIN" mode.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
• You should grasp the carrier handle when you are
moving the vacuum cleaner.
• 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.
•M
ake sure the filters (exhaust filter and air filter) are
completely dry before replacing in the machine.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
•D
o not dry the filter in an oven or microwave.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
•D
o not dry the filter in a clothes dryer.
Failure to do so could result in fire hazard.
•D
o 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.
•T
his 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.
•T
he steam must not be directed towards equipment
containing electrical components, such as the
interior of ovens.
<Using Power punch nozzle, Warning>
•W
hen cleaning bedclothes, be sure to connect the
flat board.
If you do not attach the flat board and use the product, it
can cause a noise and a change of the product.
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
➊ Carpet and floor nozzle
Push the nozzle into the telescopic pipe.
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➋ Telescopic pipe
• Push telescopic pipe firmly into hose handle.
• Grasp the spring latch to expand.
• Pull out the pipe to desired length.
Click!
Fitting pipe
Flexible Hose
Button
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 vacuum cleaner
Indicator
Cord reel button
Plug
Control button
BEDDING
➊ How to operate
• Pull out the power cord to the
desired length and plug into
the socket.
•Press the control button of
the hose handle to operate
vacuum cleaner.
• To turn off, press the OFF
button.
• Press the cord reel button to
rewind the power cord after
use.
NOTICE
➋ Indicator and alarm sound ➌ Park mode
• The indicator light of the
hose handle is on and
alarm will sound when dust
tank is full.
After about 1 min 30 sec,
vacuum cleaner will turn
itself off and alarm will
sound.
Empty the dust tank and
reuse the vacuum cleaner
• 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.
When indicator light flashes and alarm sounds :
1. Dust tank is full
 press the OFF button and empty dust tank
2. Power is on without dust tank
 press the OFF button and reattach dust tank
3. Rotating plate in the dust tank is restricted because of obstruction
 press the OFF button and remove obstruction
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➍ 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 / Hard floor nozzle
Carpet
Pedal
Floor
➊ Carpet and floor nozzle
• Two 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)
Press the pedal (
) to lift the brush up.
➋ Hard floor nozzle
• Efficient cleaning of hard floors
(wood, linoleum, etc)
• Cleaning carpet and floor nozzle
• Clean the hole and
brush of nozzle.
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How to use Using the accessory nozzles
Upholstery nozzle
Dusting brush
3
4
5
➍ Dusting brush
➌ Upholstery nozzle
Dusting brush is for vacuuming
picture frames, furniture frames,
books and other irregular
surfaces.
Upholstery nozzle is for
vacuuming upholstery,
mattresses, etc.
Crevice tool
➎ Crevice tool
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 MIN mode.
• BOX •
BEDDING
• Accessory nozzles include in the "PE BAG" with owner's manual.
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How to use Using the power punch nozzle
Features
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.
How to use
Follow the directions below for proper use.
Assembly
Connect the nozzle to the telescopic tube.
Hose
BEDDING
BEDDING
Bedding safety switch
BEDDING
BEDDING
Hose and bedding nozzle do not install.
Power punch nozzle
BEDDING
BEDDING
• Click ‘bedding’ on function button
• When installing bedding nozzle, if you push a button once, bedding nozzle vibration
and suction will operate at the same time. If you push a button twice, bedding nozzle
vibration will keep go on and suction will stop.
• If you push quiet button which is during using function button, it operate as quiet mode,
if you push another mode button, it operate as that mode. But bedding nozzle operation
will go on.
• When vacuuming is done, push stop button to stop operating.
CAUTION
• When vacuuming bedding, hold the bedding safety switch.
If you do not hold the bedding safety switch, power
automatically will off in 30 seconds for safety.
When using it again, push bedding button and hold the
bedding safety switch.
- Do not disassemble the body because the body is
constructed with very detailed components.
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This power 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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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)
1
2
3
Bottom plate
Pushing button
Bottom plate
Punch bar
4
5
Combination
projection
➊ Press the button on the
rear side of the vacuum
nozzle to separate the
bottom plate.
➋ Wipe all the soiled parts
of the vacuum nozzle
body with a cloth.
➍ Straighten the punch
bar on the lower
section.
Combination
groove
6
Punch bar
➌ Wash the removed
bottom plate with water
and dry it.
➎ Insert the combination
projections on nozzle
base to the combination
groove of bottom plate.
➏ Push down the tabs to
secure.
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Projection
➊ Push a button for 5 seconds if
there is a lot of dust in extra
dust tank.
(Dust will be eliminated.)
➌ Waste the dust in the bin.
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➋ When the dust is fully filled after
cleaning, take the bin and turn it
counterclockwise to disconnect.
➍ Take the bin to fix into the
projection part and then turn
it clockwise to connect.
How to use Emptying dust tank
Indicator on hose is flickering for 1 minute, it sounds “ding~ding” like a buzzer from vacuum body.
In 30 seconds, suction power will decrease, it stops operating automatically.
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
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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.
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NOTICE
If suction power decreases or Indicator on hose flickers
after cleaning dust tank, clean air filter and motor safety
filter.  Next page
How to use Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter
Indicator on hose is flickering for 1 minute, it sounds “Ddilililing ~ Dding~ ddilililing~” like a buzzer from vacuum
body. In 30 seconds, suction power will decrease, it stops operating automatically.
Dust separator
Indicator
Guide cover
Air filter
Pre-filter
cover
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.
• Push the vacuum cover button, open the body cover.
• Hold dust separator handle and pull it upward.
• Open the guide cover by pulling the guide cover lever and remove
the dust.
• Open prefilter cover.
• Pull out the air filter and motor safety filter.
• Clean air filter and motor safety filter with running water.
• Do not wash filters with hot water.
• Eliminate water thoroughly
• Dry it under well-ventilated shade for a day.
• The air filter and the motor safety filter should be cleaned as above
the figure.
NOTICE
If filters are damaged, do not use them.
In this cases, contact LG Electronics
Service Agent.
Wash filters at least every 3 months.
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How to use How to assemble dust separator
CAUTION A
ssembling will be conducted in opposite order of separation.
Use the vacuum after assembling the dust separator fully.
Click
Click
• Insert the air filter and motor safety
filter.
• Close the filter cover.
• Close the dust separator cover.
• Hold the dust separator handle and
put it down to connect it clearly.
• Close the vacuum cover.
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CAUTION
• If there is no dust separator or dust
separator is not installed clearly, cover
will not be closed.
• If it is not installed clearly, pull the dust
separator out and re-assemble it.
• Do not operate the vacuum cleaner
when the body cover is not close.
• It can be the cause of malfunction
Click
How to use Cleaning exhaust filter
Exhaust filter cover
Exhaust filter
Button
Lever
Exhaust filter cover
Click
• The exhaust filter is reusable.
• To clean the exhaust filter, remove the exhaust filter cover on the body by
pulling it out.
• 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 dust separator is not clogged with obstruction. Eliminate it.
• Check that the exhaust filter is not clogged. Clean the exhaust filter if necessary.
• Check that the air filter of dust separator is not clogged. Clean the air filter if necessary.
Disposal of your old appliance
1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the
European Directive 2002/96/EC.
2. 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.
3. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment
and human health.
4. For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your city office, waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased the product.
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Note
Note
Note
Made in Korea
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