LG | VFA262FNR | LG VFA262FNR Owner’s Manual

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Vacuum Cleaner
Owner's Manual
MODEL: VFA282HTR/S/B
VFA272FTR/S/B
VFA262FNR/S/B
PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL
THOROUGHLY AND CAREFULLY BEFORE
OPERATING THE VACUUM CLEANER
P/No.: 3828FI3877A
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INFORMATION FOR YOUR SAFETY.....................................................3
PARTS AND FEATURES ........................................................................4
TELESCOPIC HANDLE RELEASE........................................................5
CORD RELEASE ....................................................................................5
SWITCH OPERATION ............................................................................6
BODY RELEASE AND POSITIONS .......................................................6
RECOMMENDED PILE HEIGHT SETTINGS .........................................6
ATTACHMENT USE CHART...................................................................7
VACUUMING TIPS ..................................................................................7
ATTACHMENTS ......................................................................................7
PERFORMANCE FEATURES ................................................................9
VACUUM CLEANER CARE ..................................................................10
Vacuum
Storage........................................................................................................10
Dust bin
assembly .....................................................................................................10
Dust bin
cleaning.......................................................................................................11
Filters
Belt
cleaning
Changing
Cleaning
/
changing.........................................................................................12
and
Agitator Cleaning
........................................................................13
exterior .......................................................................................................15
Removing clogs .........................................................................................................15
TROUBLESHOOTING ..........................................................................16
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INFORMATION FOR YOUR SAFETY
Please read all the
following information, which contains important instructions for the safety,
the use and the maintenance of the appliance.
This appliance complies with the following EC Directives: -73/23/EEC,
93/68/EEC-Low Voltage Directive-89/336EEC -EMC Directive.
Never allow children to use the appliance unsupervised.
Do not allow it to use as a toy, injury could result.
Do not continue to the cleaner if any appears to be faulty, missing or damaged.
In these cases, contact an approved LG Electronics Service Agent.
Repairs, when necessary, must be performed at an approved LG Electronics Service Agent.
Only use parts produced or recommended by LG doing otherwise could invalidate your guarantee.
Do not
use
Do not
use
without the dust tank
air filter.
cleaner If the power cord is damaged or faulty.
If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by an approved LG Electronics Service
Do not unplug by pulling on cord.
Do not
pull
the
or
on
vacuum
the
supply cord,
run over
Always turn the vacuum cleaner off
Emptying the dust bin.
Cleaning or changing the filter.
Removing from the mains outlet.
it, pull it around sharp edges
or
Agent to
avoid
a
hazard.
near/over hot surfaces.
before:
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Do not leave
Do not
Do not
plug connected to a mains outlet-unplug when not in use.
use the vacuum with any of the openings blocked with any object that may restrict the airflow.
put any part of the body, clothes or any object (e.g. stick) or into the opening or moving parts of the cleaner.
vacuum
Do not
use
Do not
vacuum
Do
Do
Do
cleaner with the
outdoors.
hot
ash, embers
etc.
sharp objects.
not vacuum flammable or explosive substances(liquids
not vacuum water or other liquids.
not handle the cleaner or plug with wet hands.
or
or
gases).
Do not immerse the whole cleaner in water.
Do not
repaired if it was under water.
When you vacuum with an attachment appliance that has a rotating brush roller:
Do not reach into the running brush roller.
The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
If the appliance is supplied from a cord extension set or an electrical portable outlet device, the cord extension set
on electrical portable outlet device must be positioned so that it is not subject to splashing or ingress of moisture.
use vacuum
cleaner without
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Thermal
protector: This
vacuum
cleaner has
a
special
thermostat that
protects the cleaner in
case
of motor
overheating. If the cleaner suddenly shuts off, turn off the switch and unplug the cleaner. Check the cleaner for a
possible source of overheating such as a full dust chamber, a blocked hose or clogged filter. If these conditions are
found, fix them and wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to use the cleaner. After the 30 minutes period, plug
the cleaner back in and turn on the switch. If the cleaner still does not run, contact a qualified electrician.
Important
for
users
in the UK.
The wires in the mains lead of this
BLUE-neutral
appliance
BROWN
-
are
coloured in accordance with the
following
code:
live
VERY IMPORTANT:
Do not earth the
appliance If a 13 amp plug is fitted, fit a 13 amp BS 1362 fuse.
If any other type of plug is used, protect with a 15 amp fuse at the distribution board.
For appliances which come with mains lead and plug moulded on: the plug moulded on to
incorporates a fuse.
For replacement use a 13 amp BS 1362 fuse.
Only ASTA approved or certified fuses should be used.
The plug must not be used if the fuse cover/carrier is lost.
A replacement cover carrier must be obtained from authorised electrical goods retailers.
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the cable
PARTS AND FEATURES
It is
use.
know your vacuum cleaner's
Review these before using your cleaner.
important to
parts and features
to
assure
handle
Telescopic
Switch
Agitator On/Off Switch
(VFA282HTR/S/B)
Carry
handle
Mini nozzle
Supporter
filter
case
Dust bin release lever
Dust bin
Nozzle hose
Height adjustment
knob
Agitator
Telescopic
release lever
Exhaust filter
Quick release
cord
hanger
Wand
Crevice tool
Dusting
Body release
pedal
Cord hook
Motor
protector
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brush
its proper and safe
TELESCOPIC HANDLE RELEASE
Release the
telescopic
handle
by pulling
up with fingers and pulling
telescopic release lever
up the telescopic handle.
Telescopic
release lever
To lower the
telescopic handle pull the telescopic
release lever up with fingers and push down on
the telescopic handle.
Note
:
Telescopic
handle
For your convenience, adjust telescopic
handle height properly to your height.
CORD RELEASE
Turn the
quick
release cord
hanger to
either side
to release the power cord.
To store the power cord, wrap the power cord
around the quick release cord hanger and hook,
and
clip
the
plug
Quick
release
cord hanger
onto the power cord
Cord
holder
Cord
hook
Plug shape:
NORTH AMERICA
UK
AUSTRALIA
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EU
SWITCH OPERATION
Switch
operation
VFA282HTR/S/B
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Min
Max
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Carpet: Agitator On/Off
Switch
VFA272FTR/S/B
?
Off
?
Floor:
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VFA262FNR/S/B
?
VFA282HTR/S/B
Agitator off
Carpet: Agitator on
On/Off Switch
WARNING
Personal
To avoid
injury hazard
personal injury,
On/Off if the
vacuum or
VFA272FTR/S/B
do not turn switch
VFA262FNR/S/B
your hand is wet.
BODY RELEASE AND POSITIONS
Release the
the
body by pressing down
pedal with your foot and
vacuum
on
body release
pulling back and down.
Body release
pedal
RECOMMENDED PILE HEIGHT SETTINGS
To select
pile height setting :
Turn off cleaner first. Select a pile height setting
by using height adjustment knob.
Rotate the adjustment knob to the correct
setting position.
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Suggested pile height settings :
You may need to raise the height to make some
jobs easier, such as scatter rugs and longer pile
carpets.
For easiest
adjustment, place
upright position.
Attention:
Special
care
is
cleaner in full
required
Height adjustment
knob
when
vacuuming certain types of carpet or floor
covering. Always check the carpet or floor
covering manufacturer's recommended
cleaning instructions before vacuuming.
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ATTACHMENT USE CHART
CLEANING AREA
ATTACHMENT
Between
Cushions*
Furniture*
DUSTING
XXX
BRUSH
CREVICE
TOOL
MINI
NOZZLE
*
Always
Stairs
Drapes*
clean attachments before
using
on
Walls
XX
XX
X
XX
X
fabrics.
VACUUMING TIPS
Carpet edges
Use attachments such
brush, Mini-nozzle
See page 7, 8
on
as
crevice tool,
WARNING
dusting
carpet edges.
Personal
Injury
Use
vacuum
if
Hazard
cleaner is
stairs. If
placed on
it falls, personal injury or property
damage
could result.
care
ATTACHMENTS
To
1)
use
attachments
Place the cleaner
on a
flat surface.
Remove the wand off the
2)
Set
3)
Place switch in
body by grasping
and
rotating
while
pile height to high
Place switch in
"Agitator off" mode.(for VFA282HTR/S/B)
"Floor" mode.(for VFA272FTR/S/B)
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pulling
up.
Dusting
brush:
Functions
as a
Mini-nozzle
dusting brush,also
an
Mini-nozzle is attached
upholstery
nozzle which is useful for furniture, shelves etc.
Attach as shown.
remove
Remove 2
nozzle
Mini-nozzle
screws on
cover
off
as
places.
cover:
the bottom and take Mini-
shown.
Press
shown and used for
as
shown and used for
stairs and other hard to reach
To
Crevice tool:
Crevice tool is attached
as
corners, between cushions etc.
Frequently check and remove hair, string, and
lint build-up the brush area. Failure to do so
could cause damage to Mini-nozzle.
To extend wand:
Rotate the wand to unlock and
pull.
Lock
Unlock
Note
:
For added reach the
dusting
used with crevice tool
as
brush
can
be
Pull
shown.
Lock
CAUTION
Unlock
Do not
the
pull the vacuum cleaner around
room by the hose. Property damage
could result.
TO STORE ATTACHMENTS
Return the wand to its
position
on
the attachments to their holders.
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the
body
and
PERFORMANCE FEATURES
Thermal
Motor protector
This
vacuum
valve which
has
a
motor
This
protector
protector which
automatically trips to protect the vacuum from
overheating. If a clog prevents the normal flow
of air to the motor the thermal protector turns
protector bypass
vacuum
opens to provide
cooling air to the motor when a clog prevents
the normal flow of air to the motor. If the bypass valve opens to prevent motor overheating
and possible damage to the vacuum, you will
notice a change of sound as air rushes through
the valve opening.
the motor off
NOTE: Do not block motor
vacuum
To correct
clogs.
automatically
problem:
carpet, due
or
when
remove
Check for and
the dust bin
Motor
Wait
the
or
by
new
vacuum
the
to cool.
clogs, if necessary.
approximately thirty(30)minutes and plug
vacuum
remove
in and turn back
on
to
see
protector has reset. The thermal
protector system will not reset untill the
if the
motor
new
to reduced airflow caused
attachments themselves
filling
cleaning
off
problem: If this occurs, turn the
and unplug the power cord from
outlet to allow the
protector may open when
attachments
thermal
automatically to allow the motor to
order to prevent possible damage to the
To correct
protector.
Check for and
a
vacuum.
See CLOG REMOVAL section.
NOTE: The motor
using
cool in
has
by the
has cooled down.
carpet fuzz
quickly.
protector
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vacuum
VACUUM CLEANER CARE
Always
follow all
safety precautions when cleaning
and
servicing
the
vacuum
cleaner.
WARNING
Electrical shock and
Disconnect electrical
personal injury
supply
hazard.
before
could result in electrical shock
or
servicing or cleaning the unit. Failure to do so
personal injury from cleaner suddenly starting.
VACUUM STORAGE
To store the
vacuum
cleaner when it is not
used, assemble its cord and
return its
handle to its lower space
telescopic
position.
saving
WARNING
Electrical shock and
personal injury
hazard.
Wrapping
the cord too
tightly puts
stress
the cord and
can cause
cord
on
damage.
A
damaged
cord is
an
electrical shock hazard and could
cause
personal injury
or
damage.
DUST BIN ASSEMBLY
Dust bin lid
The dust bin lid
covers
up the dust bin.
Dust bin lid
Blade
Blade
up
by
traps large dirt and debris that is picked
the suction.
Bottom
plate
Used to throw dust out of the bin.
Bottom
plate
Blade
lever
Used to open the bottom
debris disposal.
Push
plate
for dust and
Bottom
lever
Dust bin
Dust bin
Where dirt is collected.
Bottom
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plate
plate
DUST BIN CLEANING
For best
perfornance always empty the
dust bin
when the dirt level reaches the "MAX" line.
TO CLEAN DUST BIN
dust cap and
bin and blade
on
separate dust bin lid from dust
as
shown.
Dust bin lid
WARNING
Electrical shock and
3 catches
remove
Lock
personal injury
hazard.
Unlock
Catch
Dust
MAX
power cord from
electrical outlet before performing
Always unplug
any service
Blade
bin
on vacuum.
TO REMOVE DUST BIN, press the dust bin
release lever until it snaps, and slide the bin
out of cleaner.
MAX
Do not
wet dust bin and blade when reuse,
dry completely.
MAX
Dust bin
release lever
use
MAX
Clean dust bin lid with
TO EMPTY DUST BIN, press the bottom plate
lever as shown. If dust still remains on the inner
remove
fluff
or
a
cloth and brush to
debris. and DO NOT USE ANY
LIQUID AND WATER.
part of dust bin, separate blade from dust bin lid
Align triangle
and
blade and rotate blade to lock it
remove
dust.
Lock
on
dust bin lid with
triangle on
into place.
Dust bin lid
Lock
Blade
Unlock
Blade
Press the dust bin lid until 3 catches click.
Dust bin lid
Catch
Note
:
When
replacing the
dust bin in the
vacuum
you need to slide and snap it. Make sure
that dust bin is fully engaged otherwise
suction power could be low.
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FILTERS CLEANING / CHANGING
Close
Open
Supporter
filter
case
Exhaust filter
Allow exhaust filter to
putting them
completely.
Remove
and
case
supporter filter
in cold water
case
only.
dry
back. Make
24 hours before
sure
that the filters
dry
and clean the filter
FOR OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE, CHECK
FILTERS FREQUENTLY AND CLEAN WHEN
DO NOT USE
DIRTY.
DETERGENT OR SOAP.
TO CLEAN EXHAUST FILTER
(VFA282HTR/S/B
&
VFA272FTR/S/B)
Remove exhaust filter from
the filter and
case
CAUTION
vacuum
in cold water
and clean
only.
Wet filter
DO NOT
damage
USE DETERGENT AND SOAP.
to cleaner.
dry completely.
The
FILTER(VFA262FNR/S/B)
it with
permanent
Ensure that all filters
TO REPLACE EXHAUST
Remove exhaust filter from
can cause
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vacuum
and
replace
new one.
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cycle of the cleaning.
Filter Every 2 months.
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Exhaust filter
-
Once
a
year.
BELT CHANGING AND AGITATOR CLEANING
Check and
hair, string, ad lint build-up
in the
agitator brush area. To replace nozzle
bottom plate, should regulation be placed in its
place and reinstall things you removed.
WARNING
Electrical shock and
remove
personal injury
hazard.
before
Disconnect electrical
supply
servicing
the unit. Failure
to do
so
shock
or
cleaning
Hook
could result in electrical
personal injury
suddenly starting.
or
from cleaner
Frequently check and remove hair, string, and
lint build-up in the agitator brush area. If buildup becomes excessive, follow the steps below.
Should the belt become loose or should it
break, follow the belt removal instructions.
NOZZLE BOTTOM PLATE
WARNING
REMOVAL / INSTALLATION
Personal
Disconnect electrical
injury
release
cleaner
To
and
pedal
is laying
supply, press body
rotate body down, so the
flat
on
Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
before cleaning the brush area as
agitator may suddenly restart. Failure
to do so can result in personal injury.
the floor.
protect the floor surface place paper under
the nozzle and work
Remove 4
screws
area.
from the bottom
Remove the bottom
plate
as
as
shown.
shown.
hazard
TO REMOVE BELT /
CLEAN AGITATOR
Position hands
on
opposite
ends of the
If the belt is still attached to the
be tension
Carefully
agitator,
agitator.
there will
it.
on
lift the
right
end of the
agitator
and
then lift the other end.
Remove the
worn or
broken belt from the motor
drive shaft and clean the
Belt
Agitator
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agitator.
Remove
around
string or hair
the agitator.
that may be
wrapped
To seat
agitator right end, pull
both end of
agitator
forward and seat it into nozzle base.
To seat
agitator
WARNING
Be careful when
agitator
as
removing
the
the belt tension is
Failure to do
agitator
high.
left end, put left end of
into slot in nozzle base as shown.
could result in
so
personal injury from the agitator
releasing quickly and snapping away.
TO REPLACE BELT
Seat the left end of
agitator
into nozzle base.
Press
is
Loop the
new
belt
on
firmly, checking to
completely inserted.
see
that each end
the motor shaft.
Loop the other end of belt onto the
pulley on the left end of agitator.
belt
To
replace
the nozzle bottom
plate,
follow
the NOZZLE BOTTOM PLATE REMOVAL /
INSTALLATION
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section.(Page 13)
CLEANING EXTERIOR
power cord from wall outlet. Clean
exterior using a clean, soft cloth that has been
dipped in a solution of mild liquid detergent and
water and wrung dry.
DO NOT
Unplug
drip water
in the cleaner.
DO NOT clean tools in dishwasher
washer. Wash tools in
and air
warm
or
clothes
soapy water, rinse
dry.
DO NOT
use
tools if
they
are
wet.
REMOVING CLOGS
The hose located
on
the
vacuum
cleaner
Check the base of the hose for
carries the dirt from the nozzle up to the dust
bin. If the hose should become clogged :
clogging
as
shown.
Check suction inlet and filters for
clogs.
Remove the assembled wand,
nozzle hose and check them.
Unplug
vacuum.
Check suction inlet
Pull
Nozzle hose
Check suction inlet
of nozzle
Note
:
suction power to
be low. To clean the filter, refer to FILTERS
CLEANING / CHANGING section.
Clogged
filters
(Page 12)
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can cause
TROUBLESHOOTING
Review this chart to find
do-it-yourself
solutions for
a
minor
service needed, other than those described in this owner's
authorized LG Electronics Service agency.
performance problems. Additional
manual, should be performed at an
WARNING
Electrical shock and
Disconnect electrical
do
so
supply
before
could result in electrical
PROBLEM
hazard.
personal injury
POSSIBLE CAUSE
1.
NOT RUN
2. Switch in off
Unplugged
3. Thermal
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
at wall outlet.
CLEANER WILL
1.
1. Full
DIRT PICKUP
2.
3.
4.
5.
Plug
in
check Motor
firmly,
2. Push switch to from min to
position.
protector activated.
Push switch to floor
3.
POOR JOB OF
the unit. Failure to
servicing or cleaning
shock or personal injury.
clogged dust bin.
Broken agitator belt.
Clogged hose or nozzle.
Hose not inserted fully
Worn agitator.
1.
or
2.
or
protection system / fuse.
max(VFA282HTR/S/B).
carpet
mode(VFA272FTR/S/B).
Push switch to on(VFA262FNR/S/B).
See "To correct problem", page 9.
Empty dust bin and clean
Replace agitator belt.
3. Clean hose
or
nozzle
the filters.
area.
4. Insert hose.
5.
6. Hole in hose
6.
7. Dust bin
7.
assembly improperly
Replace agitator.
Replace hose.
Properly install dust
bin
assembly.
installed.
8. Belt not installed
9. Motor
motor shaft. 8. Install belt
on
9. Check for
protection system
on
the motor shaft.
clogs.
activated.
DUST ESCAPES
THE DUST BIN
1. Dust bin
1.
assembly improperly
Properly
install dust bin.
installed.
Disposal
of your old
appliance
1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin
it
means
the
product
is covered
symbol is attached to a product
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
negative
4. For
of your old appliance will help prevent potential
consequences for the environment and human health.
disposal
disposal of your old appliance,
please contact your city office, waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
more
detailed information about
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