LG | VUP153NJP | LG VUP153NJP Owner’s Manual

Upright
Vacuum Cleaner
Owner's Manual
MODEL: VUP153NJP
PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL
THOROUGHLY AND CAREFULLY BEFORE
OPERATING THE VACUUM CLEANER
P/No.: 3828FI5872H
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
...............................................................................................10
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
to persons, or damage when using your vacuum cleaner, please follow these basic
safety precautions.
safety
is
Disconnect power supply before cleaning the unit.
2. Do not leave appliance plugged in. Unplug from the socket when not in
1.
3.
Do not
4.
Do not handle
5.
Do not allow it to be used
near
6.
Use
use
outdoors
plug
or on
or
wet surfaces. Do not
appliance
as a
pick
up water
or
use.
wet materials.
with wet hands.
toy. Close attention is necessary when used by
or
children.
only
as
described in this manual. Use
attachments recommended
only
by
the manufacturer.
7.
Do not
use
with
a
damaged
cord
or
plug.
If the
supply
cord is
be
8.
damaged, it must
Centre or a similarly
replaced by the manufacturer or an Authorised Service
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
cord away from heated surfaces.
9. Do not unplug by pulling the cord. To
10.Do not
grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not use with any opening blocked.
unplug,
put any object into openings.
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
up anythng that is
hot ashes.
to
pick
burning
or
smoking,
such
as
up flammable or combustible liquid or vapour such as
in areas where they may exist.
15.Do not use vacuum cleaner without dust container and/or filters in
pick
16.Always
turn off all controls before
cigarettes,
gasoline
or use
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
protector: This
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 container, 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.
vacuum
cleaner has
a
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
-
appliance
are
coloured in accordance with
code:
following
BLUE
in the UK:
BROWN
neutral
-
live
The colours of the wires in the mains lead of this
the coloured
makings identifying
the terminals in
may not
appliance
your plug.
correspond
with
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
3-pin plug If a 13 amp plug
plug is used, protect with a
a
type of
15 amp fuse at the distribution board.
For
on
appliances which come with a
to the cord incorporates a fuse.
For
replacement,
Only
ASTA
use a
approved
or
plug
replaced
in the
even
goods
WARNING! Should it become necessary to
replace
plug
should such
Please
of
changing
must not be used if the fuse cover/carrier is lost. A
the defective
remove
should be
a
plug
moulded
certified fuses should be used.
must be obtained from authorised electrical
occur
moulded on; the
plug
13 amp BS 1362 fuse.
The fuse cover/carrier must be
The
mains lead and
plug
destroyed
the fuse from the old
a
replacement
cover/carrier
retailers.
to avoid any
be inserted into
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
could result in electrical
assembly is complete.
shock or injury.
STEP 1: UNPACKING THE CARTON
Remove all parts from the carton and
Make
use
the
figure
that you have removed all parts before
and packing materials.
sure
below to
disposing
identify
each part.
of the carton
Plug shape:
US/CANADA
AUSTRALIA
UK
EC
Dusting
Brush
Handle
Handle
Screw
On/Off
Switch
Extra Belt
Brush
Body
Assembly
Hose
Extension
Wand
Crevice
Tool
5
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
STEP 2: ASSEMBLING THE
B
A
HANDLE
Slide the handle into the
the back of the
vacuum
opening at
cleaner body
(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
6
cord
plug
onto the power
E)
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Do not plug into the electrical supply until assembly is complete.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or injury.
STEP 4: ATTACHING THE
TOOLS
Store the crevice tool and
dusting
brushintheclipatthebottomofthe
handle.
Clip
the extension wand into
the left side of the
vacuum
place
on
cleaner.
Dusting Brush
Crevice
Tool
Extension Wand
Extension Wand
7
CLEANER DESCRIPTION
After
assembly,
the
vacuum
cleaner will look like the
picture
below.
Handle
Dusting
Brush
Container
Release Knob
Dust
Container
Handle
Dust
Container
Filter
Cover
Handle
Release
Pedal
Crevice
Tool
Flexible
Hose
Power
Cord
Extension
Wand
Motor
Protector
8
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, due
or
when
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
vacuum
cleaner
If the cleaner
on or
off.
stops unexpectedly,
a
turn off the switch and
cleaner before
vacuum
cause
unplug the v
checking for the cau
cleaner could start
on
its
ow
injury.
HANDLE POSITIONS
The handle may be
to any
adjusted
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.
10
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,
vacuum
your
place
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
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
the
Hanger
cord.
and
Always unplug by grasping the plug
pulling it straight out from the socket.
Return the
quick release cord hanger to
the upright position before rewinding and
storing the power cord.
USING THE CORD HOOK
There is
groove on the handle to secure
the power cord while you are vacuuming.
a
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.
11
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
the hose
by pull
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
Crevice
Tool
CAUTION
?
When
Brush
not to over-extend the hose. This
could
cause
the cleaner to
tip
Upholstery
Dusting
be careful
using attachments,
E
Nozzle
Dusting
Brush
over.
12
occur.
REMOVING CLOGS
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
?
Unplug
the
cleaner before
vacuum
electrical shock
or
Injury
Hazard
cleaning
personal injury from
the
vacuum
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 pre-motor filter is
the unit. Failure to do
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
pre-motor filter.
(See
page
Hose
15)
Opening
Check the dust inlet
cleaner
If the
body
for
on
the
over
Stand the
turn the vacuum
and check the
and suction inlet.
B
blockages. (Fig. B)
blockage remains,
cleaner
vacuum
agitator
area
C
C
(Fig. C)
cleaner back up in an
before plugging into the
vacuum
upright position
Agitator
electrical outlet.
Suction Inlet
13
REMOVING CLOGS
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
Injury
Hazard
the vacuum cleaner before cleaning the unit. Failure to do so could result in
electrical shock or personal injury from the vacuum cleaner starting unexpectedly.
Unplug
?
PRE-MOTOR FILTER
Check and clean the pre-motor filter
regularly.
If the motor
pre-filter
is covered with too
much dust, vacuum cleaner will stop
as the thermal protect work.
moving
You should also check the pre-motor filter
whenever the vacuum cleaner makes a
strange noise
or
First, turn off the
suction decreases.
vacuum
cleaner and
the power cord from the electrical
unplug
outlet.
Remove the dust container
release button and
container handle.
Remove the
pulling
(Fig. A)
cover
by pushing
the
out on the dust
and empty the container.
(Fig. B)
Clean the pre-motor filter (on the dust
container cover) by tapping it gently. (Fig.
If the
C)
pre-motor filter is excessively dirty,
rinse the filter with water.
Easy
to
from
rinsing, separate pre-motor
the filter cap. (Fig. D,E)
After
rinsing,
in
filter
a
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
the top of the dust
container into the handle until it latches in
push
place. (Fig. F)
14
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
remove
starting unexpectedly.
filter)
The exhaust filter must be rinsed when it becomes
Rotate to the left side to
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
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
first. Then
from
the bottom
plate, unscrew the bottom plate
bottom plate away from the nozzle
the
pull
housing. (Fig. C)
To install the bottom
plate
vacuum
C
C
into the slots
Press the bottom
plate,
on
hook the front end of bottom
the front of nozzle.
plate
Removing
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
agitator regularity.
Turn the unit
over
described in
Removing/Installing
the
remove
lift it
they
are
Agitator
broken of
out, replace them.
worn
To
If
could result in
starting unexpectedly.
REPLACING THE BELT AND/OR AGITATOR
Check the belt and
so
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
Motor
Shaft
The belt is under high tension; be careful
when removing the agitator.
Belt
New 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
Pulley
installing
the
agitator,
that the belt is not twisted
turn it
or
by
pinched
hand to make
and that all
sure
parts
turn
freely.
Reinstall the
body cover by reversing
Removing/Installing the Bottom Plate
The
agitator must also
following schedule:
be cleaned
the
HEAVY
every week
every week
every 2 months
-
Replacement part
are
Agitator
to the
Clean
-
Base Slot
Cap
section.
according
(used daily)
MODERATE (used 2-3 times/week)
LIGHT (used 1time/week)
End
steps in the
Vacuum Use
-
Head
Cover
Agitator
avaiable from your dealer.
16
Belt
Agitator
MAINTENANCE
WARNING
Electrical Shock and Personal
the
Unplug
?
vacuum
electrical shock
or
Injury
cleaner before
Hazard
cleaning
personal injury 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
pile
and
entangled materials, such as carpet
lint, strings etc Unwing them or cut them
off with scissors,
as
shown.
SPECIFICATIONS
Model
Power
VUP153NJP
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
VUP153NJP
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
possible solutions in the event of 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
cleaner before
could result in electrical shock
Problem
Hazard
or
servicing or cleaning
personal injury.
Possible Cause
Vacuum
1. Not
cleaner won't
2. No
run
3. On/Off switch not turned
plugged firmly into wall
voltage in wall outlet
outlet
on
1.
into wall outlet.
Plug firmly
2. Check fuse
or
4. Blown fuse in the
4.
5. Thermal
ASTA approve fuse.
5. Turn the vacuum cleaner off,
unplug it, and allow it to cool.
plug
overload protection
Vacuum
1. Belt
cleaner won't
2. Worn
pick
3. Dust container full
worn or
broken
1.
brush
2.
agitator
4. Hose
or
5. Hose
damaged
3.
nozzle blocked
Change
container
Amp
3)
page
Replace the belt.
Replace the agitator.
Empty the dust container
and
pre-motor filter.
page 13.
5. Replace the hose.
on
the motor
6. Make
sure
seated
the dust container is
properly
7. Install the belt
dust
13
on
shaft
1. Dust container installed
the
a
4. See REMOVING BLOCKAGES
incorrectly
7. Belt not installed
the fuse for
check the
6. Dust container installed
escaping
circuit breaker.
3. Press the On/Off switch.
(See
Dust
so
Possible Solution
activated
up
the unit. Failure to do
shaft.
(See
1. Make
sure
seated
incorrectly
2. Pre-motor filter cap installed
2. Make
in
incorrectly
18
on
page
place
the motor
16.)
the dust container is
properly
sure
in the handle.
the
in the handle.
pre-motor filter is
and seated
correctly.
MEMO
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