LG | V-UA175NBU | LG V-UA175NBU Owner’s Manual

Model
V-UA145NBU
Language
English
Page
16
Color(cover/body)
2/1
Material
100g
Size(W*H)
145x215
Date
2005.09.27
Designer
Yang
3828FI3858C
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Owner's Manual
MODEL
:
V-UA145NBU
PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL
THOROUGHLY AND CAREFULLY BEFORE
OPERATING THE VACUUM CLEANER
P/No.: 3828Fi3858C
TABLE OF CONTENTS
IMPORTANTSAFETYINSTRUCTIONS.......................3
PARTSANDFEATURES......................................4
TELESCOPICHANDLERELEASE............................5
CORDRELEASE..............................................5
SWITCHOPERATION.........................................6
BODYRELEASEANDPOSITIONS............................6
RECOMMENDEDPILEHEIGHTSETTINGS...................6
ATTACHMENTUSECHART...................................7
VACUUMINGTIPS.............................................7
ATTACHMENTS...............................................7
PERFORMANCEFEATURES.................................9
VACUUMCLEANERCARE..................................10
VacuumStorage.................................................................10
Dustbinassembly................................................................10
Dustbincleaning.................................................................11
Filterscleaning/changing........................................................11
BeltChangingandAgitatorCleaning..............................................13
Cleaningexterior................................................................15
Removingclogs..................................................................15
TROUBLESHOOTING........................................16
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WARNING
Your
To reduce the risk of
-
fire, electric shock,
or
injury:
important to us. To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, injury to
persons or damage when using your vacuum cleaner, follow basic safety precautions
including the following:
safety
is
Read this manual before
assembling
or
Do not
Do not
put any object into openings.
use with any opening blocked; keep
free of dust, lint, hair and anything that may
using
your vacuum cleaner.
Use your cleaner only as described in this
manual. Use
only
with
supplied
To reduce the risk of electric shock
use
outdoors
or on
cleaning
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts
of body away from openings and moving parts.
Do not
-
wet surfaces.
Disconnect electrical
or
reduce air flow.
attachments.
out brush
supply
area.
before
servicing
Failure to do
could result in electric shock
or
Do not use cleaner without dust bin and/or
filters in place.
brush
so
Always
suddenly
starting.
Always turn cleaner off before connecting or
disconnecting the hose.
Always turn cleaner off before unplugging.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug,
grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If cleaner
is not working as it should, has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return
it to an authorized LG Electronics Service Agency
Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a
handle, close door on cord, or pull cord around
sharp edges or corners. Do not run cleaner over
cord. Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
Do not leave cleaner when plugged in. Unplug
from outlet when not in use and before servicing.
Do not allow to be used
as a
toy. Close attention
is necessary when used by or near children.
Do not handle plug or cleaner with wet hands.
clean dust bin after
vacuuming carpet
cleaners or freshener, powders and fine dust.
These products clog the filter, reduce airflow
and can cause damage to the cleaner. Failure
to clean the dust bin could
permanent
the cleaner.
damage to
Do not
cause
use
the cleaner to
sharp hard
toys, pins, paper clips, etc. They
pick
up
objects, small
may damage the cleaner or dust bin.
Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking,
such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.
Do not
use vacuum
cleaner
pick up flammable or combustible liquids
(gasoline, cleaning fluids, perfumes, etc.), or use
in areas where they may be present. The fumes
to
from these substances
or
can
create
a
fire hazard
explosion.
Use extra
cleaning on stairs. Do not
put on chairs, tables, etc. Keep on floor.
You are responsible for making sure that your
vacuum cleaner is not used by anyone unable
to operate it properly.
care
when
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Proper assembly and safe use of your vacuum cleaner are your responsibilities. Your cleaner is
intended only for household use. Read this Owner' s Manual carefully for important use and
safety information. This guide contains safety statements under warning and caution symbols.
Please pay special attention to these boxes and follow any instructions given. WARNING
statements alert you to such hazards as fire, electric shock, burns and serious personal injury.
CAUTION statements alert you to such hazards as moderate personal injury and/or property
damage.
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PARTS AND FEATURES
It is
use.
know your vacuum cleaner's parts and features to
Review these before using your cleaner.
important to
Item
assure
its proper and safe
Part No.
Filter
5231FI2496A
assembly
Frame assembly
3211FI1002A
Belt
4400FI3352A
Telescopic
handle
Switch
Carry
handle
Mini-nozzle
Dust bin
release lever
Dust bin
Nozzle hose
Telescopic
release lever
Quick release
cord
hanger
Height adjustment
knob
Reset button
Dusting
(Agitator motor)
brush
Wand
Crevice tool
Agitator
Cord hook
Body
release
Motor
protector
pedal
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TELESCOPIC HANDLE RELEASE
Release the
telescopic handle by pulling
telescopic release lever up
up the telescopic handle.
with
fingers
and
pulling
To lower the
telescopic handle pull the telescopic
release lever up with fingers and push down on
the telescopic handle.
Note
:
Telescopic
Telescopic
handle
release lever
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 cord holder
onto the power cord
Quick
release
cord hanger
Cord
Hook
Cord
holder
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SWITCH OPERATION
Switch
operation
?
Off
?
Floor:
?
Agitator off
Off
Floor
Carpet: Agitator on
Carpet
WARNING
Personal
To avoid
hazard
injury
personal injury,
On/Off if the
vacuum or
do not turn switch
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. Slide the
adjustment knob to the correct setting position.
Do not position the body when you are setting.
a
Suggested pile height settings :
You may need to raise the height to make some
jobs easier, such as scatter rugs and longer pile
EXLOW
LOW
MED
HIGH
carpets.
Suggested settings are :
High: shag carpet, long pile, plush,
Med: medium to long pile
Low: short to medium pile
Ex-low: very low pile, bare floor
Attention:
Special
care
is
required
scatter rugs
Height adjustment
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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knob
ATTACHMENT USE CHART
CLEANING AREA
ATTACHMENT
Between
Cushions*
Furniture*
DUSTING
XXX
BRUSH
CREVICE
TOOL
Mininozzle
*
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
body by grasping
2)
Set
3)
Place switch in "Floor" mode.
and
rotating
pile height to high
-7-
while
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.
as
shown and
used for stairs and other hard to reach
To
remove
Remove 2
Mini-nozzle
screws on
Mini-nozzle
cover
off
places.
cover:
the bottom and take
as
shown.
Crevice tool:
Crevice tool is attached
shown and used for
as
Press
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
Note
For added reach the
:
dusting
used with crevice tool
as
brush
can
Unlock
be
shown.
Pull
Lock
Unlock
CAUTION
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
Motor overload protector
Motor protector
This
vacuum
valve which
has
motor
a
This
protector bypass
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.
automatically
NOTE: Do not block motor
To correct
NOTE: The motor
motor
damage.
overloaded, the
or
when
cleaning
motor overload
attachments themselves
the dust bin
or
by
new
To correct
vacuum,
problem:
remove
Turn off and
button.
push
reset button
once.
new
the
carpet fuzz
Reset button
Thermal
This
protector
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
vacuum
has
a
thermal
the motor off
cool in
automatically to allow the motor to
order to prevent possible damage to the
vacuum.
To correct
vacuum
off
problem: If this occurs, turn the
and unplug the power cord from
outlet to allow the
Check for and
vacuum
the
to cool.
clogs, if necessary.
Also check and clean/replace any clogged
filters. Wait approximately thirty(30)minutes and
plug the vacuum in and turn back on to see if
remove
the motor
protector has reset. The thermal
protector system will not reset untill the vacuum
has cooled down.
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unplug
obstruction and press reset
quickly.
Motor
on
at this time.
remove
by
protector shuts
off the motor. The suction motor will remain
To reset,
to reduced airflow caused
protection
If the motor is
protector may open when
attachments
carpet, due
filling
cleaner has built-in
See CLOG REMOVAL section.
clogs.
using
against
protector.
Check for and
problem:
vacuum
VACUUM CLEANER CARE
Always
follow all
safety precautions
when
and
cleaning
servicing
the
vacuum
cleaner.
WARNING
Electrical shock and personal
hazard.
injury
supply before servicing or cleaning the unit. Failure to do so
electrical shock or personal injury from cleaner suddenly starting.
Disconnect electrical
could result in
VACUUM STORAGE
To store the vacuum cleaner when it is not
used, assemble its cord and return its
telescopic handle to its lower space saving
position.
WARNING
Electrical shock and
personal injury
hazard.
Wrapping
the cord too
tightly puts
stress on the cord and can cause
cord
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.
Main filter:
Main filter traps dirt and debris that is
by
Dust bin lid
picked
up
Main
filter
the suction.
Screen filter:
Screen filter captures
micro-particles.
Filter plate:
The filter plate separates the bin into two
spaces for various types of dust and debris.
Bottom plate:
Used to throw dust out of the bin.
Bottom plate lever:
Used to open the bottom
debris disposal.
plate
for dust and
Filter
Screen
filter
plate
Dust bin
Bottom
Dust bin:
Where dirt is collected.
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plate
Bottom
plate lever
DUST BIN CLEANING
For best
perfornance always empty the
dust bin
when the dirt level reaches the "MAX" line.
TO EMPTY DUST BIN, press the bottom
lever as shown.
plate
WARNING
Electrical shock and
personal injury
Bottom
plate lever
hazard.
power cord from
electrical outlet before performing
Always unplug
any service
on vacuum.
TO REMOVE DUST BIN, press the dust bin
release lever until it snaps, and slide the bin
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
out of cleaner.
suction power could be low.
CAUTION
Release lever
Carry the
dust bin
by the
handle
as
shown.
FILTERS CLEANING / CHANGING
TO CLEAN THE DUST BIN AND FILTERS,
separate all components from the dust bin lid
first, and clean the dust bin and filters with
water.
For
optional performance check filters
frequently and clean when dirty.
Grasp screen filter, rotate counter-clockwise
and take them out.
Remove main filter from filter
Rinse with clean water
detergent
or
Open
-11-
only,
screen.
do not
use
soap.
Close
Open
Close
Allow main and
screen
before
filter to
filters
putting them back.
dry completely.
When
cleaning
vacuum
replace
dry
Make
the main filter
24 hours
sure
no
that the
longer
restores
suction to full power, you need to
the main filter.
CAUTION
Wet filter
damage
can cause
permanent
to cleaner.
Ensure that all filters
TO CHANGE THE EXHAUST FILTER, take it
out of cleaner and replace it with new one.
DO NOT CLEAN WITH WATER OR LIQUID.
This filter can not be cleaned and must be
replaced
for proper
performance.
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dry completely.
BELT CHANGING AND AGITATOR CLEANING
To
the nozzle cover, hook the front of
the nozzle cover onto the nozzle base and turn
WARNING
replace
the cleaner
Electrical shock and
personal injury
on
upside
down.
Replace
the 4
screws
the bottom.
hazard.
before
Disconnect electrical
supply
servicing
the unit. Failure
to do
so
shock
or
cleaning
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.
WARNING
NOZZLE COVER
Personal
REMOVAL / INSTALLATION
cleaner
To
supply, press body
rotate body down, so the
pedal and
is laying flat
on
hazard
Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
before cleaning the brush area as
agitator may suddenly restart. Failure
to do so can result in personal injury.
Disconnect electrical
release
injury
the floor.
protect the floor surface place paper under
the nozzle and work
area.
TO REMOVE BELT /
Remove 4
screws
Turn cleaner
from the bottom
upside
as
down to take the
shown.
cover
off.
CLEAN AGITATOR
Position hands
opposite ends of the agitator.
attached to the agitator, there will
on
If the belt is still
be tension
Carefully
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
agitator.
Belt
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Remove
around
string or hair
the agitator.
that may be
Pull
wrapped
agitator
as
removing
agitator
forward and seat it
To seat
agitator right end, put right
end of
agitator
into slot in nozzle base
shown.
as
the
the belt tension is
Failure to do
end of
into nozzle base.
WARNING
Be careful when
right
high.
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 right end of agitator.
belt
To
the nozzle cover, follow the
NOZZLE COVER REMOVAL /
replace
INSTALLATION section.
Belt
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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.
Unplug
DO NOT
drip
water in the cleaner.
DO NOT clean tools in dishwasher or clothes
washer. Wash tools in warm soapy water, rinse
and air dry.
DO NOT
use
tools if
they
are
wet.
REMOVING CLOGS
Check the base of the hose for
shown.
The hose located on the vacuum cleaner
carries the dirt from the nozzle up to the dust
bin. If the hose should become clogged :
Remove the assembled wand,
nozzle hose and check them.
Unplug
vacuum.
clogging
as
Pull
Check
Nozzle hose
Check suction inlet and filters for
clogs.
Pull
Check
suction inlet.
Note
:
Clogged filters can
suction power to
be low. To clean the filter, refer to FILTERS
cause
CLEANING / CHANGING section.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Review this chart to find do-it-yourself solutions for a minor performance problems. Additional service
needed, other than those described in this owner's manual, should be performed at an authorized LG
Electronics Service Agency
WARNING
Electrical shock and
personal injury
Disconnect electrical
do
so
supply
before
could result in electrical
PROBLEM
hazard.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
at wall outlet.
CLEANER WILL
1.
NOT RUN
2. Switch in off
Unplugged
3. Thermal
1. Full
2.
POOR JOB OF
3.
DIRT PICKUP
4.
5.
the unit. Failure to
servicing or cleaning
shock or personal injury.
position.
protector activated
clogged dust bin.
Broken agitator belt.
Clogged hose or nozzle.
Hose not inserted fully
Worn agitator.
or
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
1.
in
check circuit breaker / fuse.
firmly,
2. Push switch to floor
3. See "To correct
1.
2.
or
carpet mode.
or
page 9.
problem",
Empty dust bin and clean
Replace agitator belt.
3. Clean hose
nozzle
the filters
area.
4. Insert hose
5.
6. Hole in hose
6.
7. Dust bin
7.
assembly improperly
Plug
Replace agitator.
Replace hose.
Properly install dust
bin
assembly
installed.
8. Belt not installed
9. Motor
on
motor shaft. 8. Install belt
protection system
9. Check for
on
the motor shaft
clogs
activated.
10. Motor overload
protector
10. See "To correct
problem",
activated
DUST ESCAPES
THE DUST BIN
1. Dust bin
installed.
assembly improperly
1.
Properly
install dust bin
page 9.
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