LG | VUP152NJP | LG VUP152NJP Owner’s Manual

Upright
Vacuum Cleaner
Owner's Manual
MODEL: VUP152NJP
PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL
THOROUGHLY AND CAREFULLY BEFORE
OPERATING THE VACUUM CLEANER
P/No.: 3828FI5872E
TABLE OF CONTENTS
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS .........................................................................................3
ASSEMBLING THE VACUUM CLEANER .....................................................................5
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STEP 1: UNPACKING THE UNIT ..............................................................................5
STEP 2: ASSEMBLING THE HANDLE......................................................................6
STEP 3: CORD STORAGE ........................................................................................6
STEP 4: ATTACHING THE TOOLS...........................................................................6
CLEANER DESCRIPTION ..............................................................................................8
SPECIAL FEATURES .....................................................................................................9
MOTOR PROTECTOR ....................................................................................................9
OPERATION..................................................................................................................10
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Important Safety Tips
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On/Off Switch ...........................................................................................................10
Handle Positions ......................................................................................................10
Transporting
the Vacuum Cleaner ...........................................................................11
Using
the Cord
Using
the Cord Hook ................................................................................................11
Using
Attachments ...................................................................................................12
Hanger
............................................................................................11
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE ...............................................................................13
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Clearing Blockages
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Pre-motor Filter .......................................................................................................14
Exhaust Filter ...........................................................................................................15
Removing/Installing
Replacing
Cleaning
the Bottom Plate ......................................................................15
the Belt and/or
the
Agitator............................................................................16
Agitator................................................................................................17
SPECIFICATIONS .........................................................................................................17
PARTS...........................................................................................................................17
BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE ..............................................................................18
2
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
WARNING
Your
important to us. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury
damage when using your vacuum cleaner, please follow these basic
safety precautions.
safety
to persons,
is
or
2.
Disconnect power supply before cleaning the unit.
Do not leave appliance plugged in. Unplug from the socket when not in
3.
Do not
4.
Do not handle
5.
Do not allow it to be used
1.
near
6.
Use
use
outdoors
plug
wet surfaces. Do not
or on
or
appliance
as a
pick
up water
or
use.
wet materials.
with wet hands.
toy. Close attention is necessary when used by
or
children.
only
described in this manual. Use
as
only
attachments recommended
by
the manufacturer.
7.
Do not
use with a damaged cord or plug. If the supply cord is damaged, it must
replaced by the manufacturer or an Authorised Service Centre or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
Do not pull or carry by the power cord as a handle, close door on cord, or pull the
cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not run appliance over the cord. Keep the
be
8.
9.
cord away from heated surfaces.
Do not unplug by pulling the cord. To
grasp the
unplug,
plug,
not the cord.
10.Do not
put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked. Keep
free from dust, lint, hair, and anything that might reduce air flow.
11.Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of the body away from the openings
and moving parts.
12.Do not use vacuum cleaner to pick up sharp, hard objects, small toys, pins, etc.
13.Do not
use
matches,
14.Do not
or
pick up anythng that is
hot ashes.
to
burning
or
smoking,
such
as
up flammable or combustible liquid or vapour such as
where they may exist.
15.Do not use vacuum cleaner without dust container and/or filters in
in
pick
cigarettes,
gasoline
or use
areas
16.Always
turn off all controls before
place.
unplugging.
17.Do not
keep vacuum cleaner on chairs, tables, etc. Extra care must be taken when
cleaning stairs.
18.Always unplug the unit or turn off the switch when the unit stops unexpectedly.
If you don't, the cleaner could re-start unintentionally.
Thermal
case
protector: This
of motor
cleaner has
If the cleaner
cleaner. Check the cleaner for
blocked hose
a special thermostat that protects the cleaner in
suddenly shuts off, turn off the switch and unplug the
possible source of overheating such as a full dust container, a
vacuum
overheating.
a
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.
or
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
THIS PRODUCT IS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
3
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
information for
Important
users
The wires in the mains lead of this
the
following
BLUE
-
in the UK:
appliance
are
BROWN
neutral
-
live
The colours of the wires in the mains lead of this
the coloured
coloured in accordance with
code:
makings identifying
may not
appliance
plug.
correspond
with
the terminals in your
PROCEED AS FOLLOWS:
ThewirewhichiscolouredBROWN must be connected to the terminal which is
marked L
or
coloured RED.
ThewirewhichiscolouredBLUE must be connected to the terminal which is marked
N
or
coloured BLACK.
VERY IMPORTANT:
Neither wire is to be connected to the earth terminal of
is fitted, fit
a
13 amp BS 1362 fuse. If any other
type of
3-pin plug If a 13 amp plug
plug is used, protect with a
a
15 amp fuse at the distribution board.
For
on
appliances which come with a
incorporates a fuse.
mains lead and
plug
moulded on; the
plug
moulded
to the cord
For
replacement,
Only
ASTA
use a
approved
or
13 amp BS 1362 fuse.
certified fuses should be used.
The fuse cover/carrier must be
The
plug
replaced
in the
even
goods
WARNING! Should it become necessary to
replace
the defective
plug
should such
Please
changing
must not be used if the fuse cover/carrier is lost. A
must be obtained from authorised electrical
occur
of
remove
should be
a
plug
destroyed
a
replacement
cover/carrier
retailers.
to avoid any
be inserted into
the fuse from the old
the fuse.
the moulded-on
possible
plug
then
shock hazard that could
13 amp socket elsewhere in the house.
plug.
4
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Do not
plug
into the electrical
Failure to do
so
supply
until
assembly is complete.
or injury.
could result in electrical shock
STEP 1: UNPACKING THE CARTON
Remove all
Make
parts from the
carton and
that you have removed all
and packing materials.
sure
use
the
figure
below to
identify
parts before disposing of the
each
part.
carton
Plug shape:
US/CANADA
UK
AUSTRALIA
EC
Dusting
Brush
Handle
Handle
Screw
On/Off
Switch
Body
Assembly
Extra Belt
Brush
Hose
Extension
Wand
Crevice
Tool
5
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
STEP 2: ASSEMBLING THE
A
HANDLE
Slide the handle into the
the back of the
vacuum
B
opening at
body.
cleaner
(Fig. A)
Insert the
hole and
screw
tighten
into the handle
with
a
screw
screwdriver.
(Fig. B)
Quick
STEP 3: CORD STORAGE
C
C
Release
Cord Hanger
Make
sure
hanger
that the
is in the
quick-release
upright position.
cord
Wrap the cord around the quick-release
cord hanger and lower cord hanger.
(Fig. C)
Lower Cord
Hanger
D
Clip the power
cord.(Fig. D)
E
To release the cord, rotate the quickrelease cord hanger downward. (Fig.
Quick
Release
Cord Hanger
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cord
plug
onto the power
E)
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Do not
plug
into the electrical
Failure to do
so
supply
until
assembly is complete.
or injury.
could result in electrical shock
STEP 4: ATTACHING THE
TOOLS
Store the crevice tool and
dusting
brushintheclipatthebottomofthe
handle.
Crevice Tool
Clip
the extension wand into
the left side of the
vacuum
place
on
cleaner.
Dusting
Brush
Extension Wand
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CLEANER DESCRIPTION
After
assembly,
the
vacuum
cleaner will look like the
picture
below.
Handle
Container
Release Knob
Dust
Container
Handle
Crevice
Dust
Filter
Container
Tool
Cover
Handle
Release
Dusting
Brush
Pedal
Flexible
Hose
Power
Cord
Extension
Wand
Motor
Protector
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SPECIAL FEATURES
EDGE CLEANING FEATURE
The
edge cleaning feature provides
improved cleaning of carpets along walls
and furniture.
MOTOR PROTECTOR
This
vacuum
has
a
motor
protector
by-pass valve which automatically opens
to provide cooling air to the motor when a
clog prevents the normal flow of air. If the
by-pass valve opens to prevent motor
overheating and possible damage to the
vacuum, a change of sound will be noticed
as air rushes through the valve opening. If
Motor
this occurs, turn the vacuum off and
unplug the power cord from the outlet.
Then check for
blockage
as
Protector
described
under the BLOCKAGE REMOVAL section.
The motor
protector by-pass valve may
open when
cleaning
using
new
attachments
carpet,
or
when
due to reduced air
flow caused
by the attachments
themselves or by new carpet reduce filling
the dust container quickly.
9
OPERATION
WARNING
Personal
?
DO NOT
and Product
Injury
use
Damage
outlets above work surfaces.
Hazard
Damage to
items in the
surrounding
area
could
occur.
IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS
Before you plug in your vacuum cleaner,
make sure that the voltage indicated on
the
rating
label of the
vacuum
ON/OFF Switch
cleaner
matches that of your local electrical
supply.
ON/OFF SWITCH
Plug
in the power cord.
Press the ON/OFF switch to turn the
vacuum
cleaner
If the cleaner
on or
off.
stops unexpectedly, always
turn off the switch and
cleaner before
vacuum
cause
unplug the vacuum
checking for the cause. The
cleaner could start
on
its
own
and
injury.
HANDLE POSITIONS
The handle may be
adjusted
to any
position required.
Depress
the handle release
handle is then released to
down
pedal.
move
The
up and
freely.
To clean under furniture, depress the
handle release pedal a second time.
To store the
vacuum or
the handle to the
attachments,
set
upright position.
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OPERATION
WARNING
Personal
DO NOT
?
Injury
use
and Product
Damage
outlets above work surfaces.
Hazard
Damage to
items in the
surrounding
area
could
occur.
TRANSPORTING THE VACUUM
CLEANER
To
move
to room,
your
place
vacuum
cleaner from
the handle in the
room
upright
position,
tilt the
push
The
back
vacuum
on
its
rear
wheels and
it forward.
vacuum
and carried
cleaner
using
can
also be
the built-in
picked
carrying
up
handle.
Carrying
Handle
USING THE CORD HANGER
To release the power cord, rotate the quick
release cord hanger downward and the
entire power cord can be slid off the
hanger for immediate use.
Do not
unplug
the cleaner
by pulling
Cord
on
Hanger
the
cord.
and
Always unplug by grasping the plug
pulling it straight out from the socket.
Return the
quick release cord hanger to
upright position before rewinding and
storing the power cord.
the
USING THE CORD HOOK
There is
a groove on the handle to secure
the power cord while you are vacuuming.
To
help prevent possible damage to the
power cord, clip it into this groove to help
keep the power cord from hanging down
where it can be caught up in the agitator or
other moving parts.
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OPERATION
WARNING
Personal
?
DO NOT
Injury
use
and Product
Damage
outlets above work surfaces.
Hazard
Damage to
USING ATTACHMENTS
items in the
surrounding
area
could
A
Remove the lower end of the flexible hose
from the
vacuum
collar out of the
cleaner
clip
on
by pull
the hose
the base.
Remove the
from its
telescopic extension
storage position. (Fig. B)
(Fig. A)
wand
Turn the lower extension wand to the
UNLOCK
position. (Fig. C)
Extend the wand to its full
B
length.
Turn the
lower extension wand to the LOCK
position. (Fig. C)
Slide the extension wand onto the hose
collar.
Connect the crevice tool and
dusting
brush
onto the end of the extension wand.
C
C
(Fig. D)
Unlock
The crevice tool
fit
directly
or
dusting
brush will also
onto the hose collar.
The
dusting brush can also be used as
upholstery cleaning brush by removing
brush. (Fig. E)
an
the
Lock
D
CAUTION
?
When
using attachments,
cause
the cleaner to
tip
Upholstery
Dusting
be careful
Brush
not to over-extend the hose. This
could
E
Crevice
Tool
Nozzle
Dusting
Brush
over.
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occur.
REMOVING CLOGS
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
?
the
Unplug
cleaner before
vacuum
electrical shock
or
personal injury
Injury
Hazard
cleaning
from the
cleaner
so
could result in
starting unexpectedly.
A
If your vacuum cleaner makes a strange noise
or suction decreases, check for blockages or
whether the
the unit. Failure to do
vacuum
pre-motor filter is dirty.
REMOVING BLOCKAGES
Extension
Wand
First check the hose and extension wand.
the hose and the
Visually inspect
of the
vacuum
cleaner
hose is inserted.
body
(Fig. A)
opening
into which the
Remove the dust container and check the
Hose
pre-motor filter. (See page 15)
Opening
Check the dust inlet
cleaner
If the
body
for
on
the
blockage remains,
cleaner
over
Stand the
turn the
and check the
and suction inlet.
B
vacuum
agitator
area
C
(Fig. C)
vacuum
upright position
vacuum
blockages. (Fig. B)
cleaner back up in an
plugging into the
before
Agitator
electrical outlet.
Suction Inlet
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REMOVING CLOGS
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
Unplug
?
the
vacuum
electrical shock
cleaner before
personal injury
or
Injury
Hazard
cleaning
from the
PRE-MOTOR FILTER
Check and clean the
the unit. Failure to do
vacuum
cleaner
so
could result in
starting unexpectedly.
A
pre-motor filter
regularly.
If the motor
pre-filter
is covered with too
much dust, vacuum cleaner will
as the thermal protect work.
You should also check the
whenever the
strange
noise
First,
vacuum
or
turn off the
stop moving
pre-motor filter
cleaner makes
a
suction decreases.
vacuum
B
cleaner and
C
C
unplug
the power cord from the electrical
outlet.
Remove the dust container
release button and
container handle.
Remove the
pulling
(Fig. A)
cover
and
by pushing
out
on
the
the dust
empty the container.
E
D
(Fig. B)
2
Clean the
container
pre-motor filter (on the dust
cover) by tapping it gently. (Fig. C)
1
If the
pre-motor
filter is
excessively dirty,
rinse the filter with water.
Easy
to
rinsing, separate pre-motor
(Fig. D,E)
filter
from the filter cap.
After
in
a
rinsing,
allow the
pre-motor filter
to
dry
shaded location for 24 hours. Never
reinstall the pre-motor filter while it is
wet.
Before
sure
the dust container, make
that the cover is positioned properly.
reinstalling
To reinstall the dust container, hook the
bottom of the container onto the lower part
of the handle and
push
the
top of the dust
container into the handle until it latches in
place. (Fig. F)
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F
REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
Unplug
?
the
vacuum
electrical shock
or
cleaner before
personal injury
Injury Hazard
cleaning the unit.
from the
vacuum
Failure to do
cleaner
EXHAUST FILTER
Non washable HEPA
filter)
The exhaust filter must be rinsed when it becomes
Rotate to the left side to
remove
the filter
cover.
We advise you to rinse at least once a year.
After rinsing, allow the exhaust filter to dry in
dirty.
(Fig.A,B)
Open
a
B
Never renstall the exhaust filter while it is wet.
operate the
Close
shaded
location for 24 hours.
Do not
could result in
A
The exhaust filter is washable HEPA filter.
(Optional:
so
starting unexpectedly.
Exhaust
Filter
cleaner without the filter in
vacuum
place.
Replacement
filter
can
be obtained from your dealer.
Filter Cover
REMOVING/INSTALLING THE BOTTOM PLATE
Before
any parts, disconnect the
the electrical outlet.
To
replacing
remove
the bottom
first. Then
pull the
housing. (Fig. C)
plate
Press the bottom
plate, unscrew the bottom plate
plate away from the nozzle
plate,
on
Removing
hook the front end of bottom
the front of nozzle.
plate
C
C
from
bottom
To install the bottom
into the slots
vacuum
then
tighten
the
(Fig. D)
D
screws.
15
Installing
REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
?
the
Unplug
vacuum
electrical shock
or
cleaner before
Hazard
Injury
cleaning
from the
personal injury
the unit. Failure to do
cleaner
vacuum
REPLACING THE BELT AND/OR AGITATOR
Check the belt and
agitator regularity.
Turn the unit
over
described in
Removing/Installing
the
remove
lift it
they
are
could result in
Agitator
broken of
out, replace them.
worn
To
If
so
starting unexpectedly.
slowly.
and
remove
the bottom
plate
as
the Bottom Plate section.
grasp both ends of the agitator and
Remove the belt from the agitator pulley and
agitator,
the motor shaft. If the belt is broken, be
removed.
sure
all
pieces
Belt
are
WARNING
Personal
Injury
Hazard
The belt is under high tension; be careful
when removing the agitator.
Motor
Shaft
Belt
Failure to do so could result in personal
injury caused by the agitator releasing
quickly and snapping away.
Loop the
pulley.
Reinsert the
agitator, making
sure
agitator
that both ends of the
fit into the grooves in the nozzle head.
agitator
After
belt around the motor shaft and
new
installing
the
agitator,
that the belt is not twisted
turn it
or
by hand to make sure
pinched and that all parts turn
freely.
Reinstall the
body cover by reversing
Removing/Installing the Bottom Plate
The
agitator must also
following schedule:
be cleaned
the
according
every week
every week
(used daily)
(used 2-3 times/week)
(used 1time/week)
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Replacement part
are
Base Slot
Cap
Agitator
to the
Clean
MODERATE
End
steps in the
HEAVY
-
Head
Cover
section.
Vacuum Use
LIGHT
Pulley
New Belt
Agitator
every 2 months
avaiable from your dealer.
16
Belt
Agitator
MAINTENANCE
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
?
the
Unplug
vacuum
electrical shock
or
Injury
cleaner before
personal injury
Hazard
cleaning
from the
the unit. Failure to do
vacuum
cleaner
so
could result in
starting unexpectedly.
CLEANING THE AGITATOR
In order to
the
keep the cleaning efficiency high,
agitator regularity.
Make
sure
you
unplug
clean
the unit.
If necessary, remove the body cover by following
the Removing/Installing the bottom plate section.
Remove the
entangled materials,
such
and lint, strings etc Unwing them
off with scissors, as shown.
pile
as
or
carpet
cut them
SPECIFICATIONS
Model
Power
VUP152NJP
230V/50Hz
supply
Power
IEC-1300W, MAX-1500W
Dimension/upright position (WxDxH)
approx 334
Cord
x
1096
length
7.7m
Weight (approx.)
6.3kg
x
PARTS
Model
VUP152NJP
Belt
4400FI3348A
Exhaust
3210FI2434C
Filter(Washable HEPA)
Pre Motor-filter
These parts
are
5231FI2501A
available from your dealer.
17
347mm
BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE
Review the chart below for
solutions in the event of
possible
a
minor
problem. Any
service needed, beyond the procedures described below and elsewhere in this manual,
should be performed by an authorised service centre.
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
?
Unplug
the
vacuum
Injury
could result in electrical shock
Problem
Hazard
cleaner before
or
servicing or cleaning
personal injury.
Possible Cause
Vacuum
1. Not
cleaner won't
2. No
run
3. On/Off switch not turned
5. Thermal overload
outlet
on
plug
protection
activated
1.
1. Belt
cleaner won't
2. Worn
pick
3. Dust container full
up
worn or
4.
1.
2.
or
5. Hose
damaged
3.
nozzle blocked
Change
the fuse for
Replace the belt.
Replace the agitator.
Empty the dust container
on
5.
on
the motor
shaft
dust
container
and
page 13.
the hose.
Replace
6. Make
sure
seated
shaft.
1. Dust container installed
the
Amp
pre-motor filter.
the dust container is
properly
7. Install the belt
Dust
13
4. See REMOVING BLOCKAGES
incorrectly
escaping
a
3)
page
check the
6. Dust container installed
7. Belt not installed
circuit breaker.
ASTA approve fuse.
5. Turn the vacuum cleaner off,
unplug it, and allow it to cool.
brush
4. Hose
or
3. Press the On/Off switch.
broken
agitator
into wall outlet.
Plug firmly
2. Check fuse
(See
Vacuum
so
Possible Solution
plugged firmly into wall
voltage in wall outlet
4. Blown fuse in the
the unit. Failure to do
1. Make
(See
sure
seated
incorrectly
2. Pre-motor filter cap installed
2. Make
in
incorrectly
18
page
place
the motor
16.)
the dust container is
properly
sure
in the handle.
on
the
in the handle.
pre-motor filter is
and seated
correctly.
MEMO
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