LG | VB-20700HRF | LG VB-20700HRF 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.
VB-20700HRF
VB-20700HTS
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Table of contents
Important safety instructions........................................................................... 3~5
How to use ........................................................................................................... 6
Assembling vacuum cleaner . ..................................................................................... 6~7
Operating vacuum cleaner . ............................................................................................ 8
Using carpet and floor nozzle / Suction Hole for device protection ................................ 9
Using the accessory nozzles......................................................................................... 10
Emptying dust tank ....................................................................................................... 11
Cleaning dust tank ........................................................................................................ 12
Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter ....................................................................... 13
How to assemble dust separator .................................................................................. 14
Cleaning exhaust filter .................................................................................................. 15
What to do if your vacuum cleaner does not work ........................................ 16
What to do when suction performance decreases ........................................ 16
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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
1. 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.
2. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
3. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by LG
Electronics Service Agent in order to avoid a hazard
4. This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years
and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning
use of the appliance in a safe way and understand
the hazards involved. Children shall not play with the
appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be
made by children without supervision.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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 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.
• 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 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.
• 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.
• 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.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified
persons in order to avoid a 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.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
• Do not put any objects into openings.
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.
• Do not use vacuum cleaner without the 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 accessory nozzles in sofa mode.
Failure to do so could result in product damage.
You should grasp the carrier handle when you are
moving the vacuum cleaner. (Page 11)
• Make 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.
• 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.
• Do not use filters that is not dried.
• 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.
• 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.
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.
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
Plug
Cord reel button
Control knob
MAX line
➊ How to operate
• Pull out the power cord to
the desired length and plug
into the socket.
•Slide the control knob of
the hose handle to operate
vacuum cleaner.
• To turn off, slide the control
knob to off position.
• Press the cord reel button
to rewind the power cord
after use.
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➋ Emptying the dust tank ➌ Park mode
• Always empty the dust tank
when the dust tank level
reaches the MAX line.
• 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.
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 / Suction Hole for device protection
Carpet
Pedal
Floor
Suction Hole for Device
Protection
Extension Pipe for
Lenght Adjustment
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
) to lower brush.
press the pedal (
• Hard floor position (tiles, parquets floor)
Press the pedal (
) to lift the brush up.
➋ Suction hole for device protection
• You can perform cleaning at any place like
corner or crevice since revolution of the
suction hole is free.
• Cleaning carpet and floor nozzle
• Clean the hole
and brush of
nozzle.
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How to use Using the accessory nozzles
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3
3
3
Crevice tool
Dusting brush
Upholstery nozzle
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4
3
➌ Upholstery nozzle
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4
5
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➍ Dusting brush
Upholstery nozzle is for vacuuming
upholstery, mattresses, etc.
Push the button
Dusting brush is for vacuuming picture
frames, furniture frames, books and
other irregular surfaces.
Pull the cover
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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 sofa mode
<Upholstery nozzle mode>
<Dusting brush mode>
NOTICE
• BOX •
• Accessory nozzles include in the "PE BAG" with
owner's manual.
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Be cautious to use the product on TV, LCD, Monitor or furniture,
it can cause small scratch.
How to use Emptying dust tank
For maximum performance, always empty the dust tank when the dust tank level reaches the MAX line.
Tank separation lever
Pull out
Tank handle
MAX line
Dust tank cap
The dust tank needs emptying when the dust tank level
reaches the MAX line.
• 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.
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.
Assembling dust tank
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.
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NOTICE
If suction power decreases, clean air filter and motor
safety filter. Next page
How to use Cleaning air filter and motor safety filter
Dust separator
Guide cover
Air filter
Pre-filter cover
Motor safety filter
• 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.
• 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 Once a month.
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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.
• 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.
hat to do when suction performance decreases
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• 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.
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