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SU34 SERIES
Vacuum Cleaner
user manual
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IMpORTANT SAFETY INSTRUcTIONS
Thank you for purchasing a Samsung vacuum cleaner. When
using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be
followed, including the following :
PLEASE READ ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE
USING THIS VACUUM CLEANER.
WARNING : T
o reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury.
• Do not leave vacuum cleaner unattended when it is plugged in.
• Unplug from outlet when not in use and before servicing.
• Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
• Do not allow children to operate vacuum cleaner or use as a toy.
• Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s
recommended attachments.
• Do not use with damaged cord or plug.
• If vacuum cleaner is not working as it should, or has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water, return it to a service
center.
• Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close a door on
cord, or pull the cord around sharp edges or corners. Keep cord
away from heated surfaces.
• Do not unplug by pulling on the cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not
the cord.
• Do not handle vacuum cleaner or plug with wet hands.
• Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening
blocked; keep openings free of dust, lint, hair and anything that may
reduce air flow.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of body away from
openings and moving parts.
• Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as
cigarettes, matches or hot ashes.
• Do not use without dirt cup or filters in place. Empty dirt cup and
clean filter frequently when picking up very fine materials such as
powder.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging vacuum cleaner.
• Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
• Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible materials such as
gasoline or fine wood, fine wood sandings or use in areas where they
may be present.
• Store your vacuum cleaner indoors, in a cool and dry area.
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• Avoid picking up hard, sharp objects with the cleaner. They may
damage the cleaner.
• Always turn off this appliance before connecting or disconnecting the
hose, removing the bottom plate for maintenance.
• Use only on dry, indoor surfaces, never change the plug in any way.
• Do not modify the polarized plug to fit a non-polarized outlet or
extension cord.
• Do not touch the brush roller when it is rotating.
• Keep suction away from your face when using nozzles and pipe.
• Do not pull the power cord around sharp corners and do not allow it
to be trapped.
• Unplug before connecting turbine nozzle.(only using turbine-brush
model)
• 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.
• The plug must be removed from the socket-outlet before cleaning or
maintaining the appliance.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in
order to avoid a hazard.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use only.
FOR RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM ONLY
If your appliance is fitted with a nonrewireable BS 1363 plug it must not
be used unless a 13 amp (ASTA approved to BS 1362) fuse is fitted in
the carrier contained in the plug. If for any reason the plug is cut off,
it must be disposed of, as it is an electric shock hazard should it be
inserted into a 13 amp socket.
safety information _3
Safety information
SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING
WARNING
• Before operating the appliance, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it
for your reference.
• Because these following operating instructions cover various models, the characteristics
of your vacuum cleaner may differ slightly from those described in this manual.
CAUTION/WARNING SYMBOLS USED
WARNING
CAUTION
CAUTION
CAUTION
Indicates that a danger of death or serious injury exists.
Indicates that a risk of personal injury or material damage exists.
When using the hose attachment, please ensure that vacuum remains flat
and level on the floor surface to prevent contact from the brush roller with the
floor surface. If the vacuum does not remain flat and level, this could result in
damage to the flooring.
To reduce risk of injury and potential damage to floor surface, do not use the
vacuum on a staircase. Always use vacuum from the bottom of the staircase
and ensure that the vacuum remains securely flat on the floor surface.
4_ safety information
Contents
assembling the cleaner
06
OpeRATING The CleANeR
08
06. Product View
07. Attach Handle to Vacuum
07. Attach Dust Bin to Vacuum
07. Attach Vacuum Hose and Tools
08. Power Switch
08. Handle Positions
08. Height Adjustment
08. Transporting Cleaner
09. Special On-Board Tools
09. Power Cord Storage
maintenance
10
10. Empty Dust Bin
10. Cleaning the Grille
11. Cleaning the Pre-motor Filter
11. Replacing the Post-Motor Filter
12. Check Rotating Brush and Drive Belt
12. Replace Drive Belt
13. Mini Turbo Brush
TROUbleshOOTING
14
contents _5
Assembling the cleaner
Product View
Handle
Cord Clip
Hose Clip
Quick
Release
Cord
Wrap
Power
Cord
Carrying
Handle
Power
Switch
Grille
Cyclone
Dust Bin
Post-Motor Filter
(Post-Motor Filter
is located behind
the door.)
Powerfoot
Combination
Dusting Brush/
Upholstery Tool
Handle
Release
Pedal
Stretch
Hose
Crevice
Tool
Extension
Wand
Lower Cord
Wrap
Hose
Wand
Hose
Wand
Base
Height
Adjustment
Knob
CAUTION
Do not plug in your vacuum cleaner until you are familiar with all instructions
and operating procedures.
WARNING
Plastic film can be dangerous. To avoid danger of suffocation, keep away from
babies and children.
6_ assembling the cleaner
e Clip
Attach Handle To Vacuum
1. S
tand the vacuum upright and slide the base of the
handle firmly into the grooves at the top of the
vacuum body.
2. C
heck to be sure the handle is fitted to the vacuum
body. If there is a gap, continue to push firmly until the
handle is flush.
3. Insert the screw provided from the screw packet into
the existing hole.
Tighten securely with a screwdriver.
01 assembling the cleaner
d Clip
Assembling the cleaner
Attach Dust Bin To Vacuum
Fit the groove located on the lower
front side of the Dust Bin to the hook
located on the vacuum body and
attach the hook located on the
Dust Bin Handle to the vacuum body
as shown.
Attach Vacuum Hose and Tools
1. A
ttach the Twist Snap Hose by lining up the
taps on the base with the corresponding
notches on the back of the vacuum as shown.
2. T
urn the Twist Snap Hose clockwise to lock
the hose into place.
3. G
rasping the Hose Wand, slide the end of the
it onto the Hose Wand Base. Snap the Hose
into the Hose Clip.
Note: The vacuum will not operate effectively
unless the Hose Wand is firmly attached.
4. A
ttach the Lower Cord Wrap by lining up
the tab on the base with the corresponding
notch on the back of the vacuum and turn it
clockwise as shown.
5. A
ttach the Extension Wand and the Crevice
Tool together into the holder on the right side
of the body as shown.
* Select Models Only
6. A
ttach the Combination Tool into the holder
on the left side of the body as shown.
7. A
ttach the Bracket Brush on the front of the
handle and clip the Mini Turbo Brush into the
Bracket Brush as shown.
assembling the cleaner _7
Operating the cleaner
pOwer Switch
he Power Switch is located on the side of the vacuum.
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Push the rocker switch "ON" to vacuum, and "OFF"
when cleaning is complete.
hANdle Positions
Press the handle release pedal, located on the lower left side of the vacuum, with
your foot to place your vacuum into one of three cleaning positions.
1. Upright
– For storage and above floor cleaning with tools.
2. Normal Cleaning
– Press handle release pedal once. Position used for
most household floor cleaning tasks.
3. Low Cleaning
–W
ith the vacuum in normal cleaning position, press
handle release pedal again. Use for reaching under
low furniture such as tables, chairs or beds.
hEIght Adjustment
The Powerfoot/Rotating Floor Brush can be adjusted to clean several floor surfaces.
Note : For
optimal cleaning performance, adjust to the lowest practical setting.
If your cleaner is difficult to push, adjust to the next higher setting.
A
lways ensure that the correct height setting is used for your flooring type as
damage may occur if the height setting is not changed to reflect your flooring type.
1. Turn Height Adjustment Knob to desired setting.
Bare floor Setting
– For bare floors.
Medium Settings
– For short and medium pile carpets.
Highest Setting
– For plush pile carpet
TransporTINg cleaner
1. T
o move your cleaner from room
to room, put the Handle in the
upright p
osition, tilt the cleaner
back on its rear wheels and push
forward.
2. T
he cleaner can also be moved
by using the Carrying Handle located
on the top of the Dust Bin.
8_ operating the cleaner
Carrying
Handle
Operating the cleaner
Special on-board tools
Hose
Wand
Base
Extension Wand:
Use with desired attachment for a longer reach.
Mini Turbo Brush (Select Models):
Use rotating brush action for small areas such as
stairs and upholstery.
*option
Select Models Only
Note: Press gently when using Mini Turbo Brush to gain maximum cleaning. Too
much pressure could cause the brush to stop rotating.
Power Cord Storage
1. T
o use your vacuum, remove the cord and plug it into an electrical outlet. For your
convenience, there is a quick release cord wrap for easy cord removal.
2. When you are finished cleaning, turn vacuum cleaner off.
3. U
nplug power cord by grasping the polarized plug (NOT the cord) and disconnect
from outlet.
4. Loop power cord around cord wraps on the back of the vacuum as shown.
5. Clip molded plug to power cord to secure.
operating the cleaner _9
02 operating the cleaner
Your vacuum is not only a powerful carpet and rug cleaner, it’s also a versatile
above floor vacuum cleaner when you select one of the special tools.
1. Raise Handle to Upright Position.
2. Grasp the end of the Hose Wand and lift Hose
Wand to separate from the Hose Wand Base.
3. Attach tools by firmly pushing onto Vacuum Hose Quick Release
Cord Wrap
or Extension Wand.
Crevice
Tool
Combination Dusting Brush/Upholstery Tool: Power Cord
Two Types of cleaning tools are included in one
attachment: rotate for desired tool.
Extension
Wand
• Use Brush side to dust furniture, blinds, books,
lamps, shelves, and baseboards.
Combination
• Use Upholstery side for curtains, draperies,
Dusting Brush/
cushions, fabrics.
Upholstery Tool
Hose
Crevice Tool:
Wand
Use in tight narrow spaces.
Maintenance
To maintain maximum cleaning performance, the following maintenance
steps must be performed:
1. Empty the Dust Bin when the dirt reaches the “MAX”
line on the side.
2. Cleaning the Grille Cyclone when the Dust Bin
become clogged.
3. Check the Pre-Motor Filter at least once a month and
clean or replace as needed.
4. Replace the Post-Motor Filter every three to six
months.
Note: More frequent filter cleaning or replacing may
be necessary if you are vacuuming new carpet,
fine dust, or have allergy concerns. Follow the
instructions on the following pages to perform
these simple maintenance steps.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of electronic
shock, turn Power Switch OFF
and disconnect polarized plug
from electrical outlet before
performing maintenance or
troubleshooting checks.
Tip:
For maximum cleaning
performance, check and
clean or replace all filters as
suggestsd.
Empty Dust Bin
The Dust Bin needs to be emptied when the dirt reaches the “MAX” line on the
side of it.
1. U
nplug cleaner from electrical outlet.
2. To remove the Dust Bin from the vacuum body, push the Dust Bin release button as shown.
3. H
old dust bin and push down bin release empty button to empty
dirt into garbage container as shown.
Note: The Dust Bin may be washed in warmwater with a mild detergent.
Reassemble and makesure it is completely
dry before using again.
Cleaning the Grille
If the suction is weak although the dust bin is empty, open the cover and clean the Grille.
Grille
Cyclone
Note: Whenever the Grille is clogged, check the pre-motor filter and clear it.
10_ maintenance
Maintenance
cleanINg the Pre-Motor Filter
03 Maintenance
Sponge
Filter
Micro
Filter
< Washable >
. Unplug the Vacuum Cleaner from electrical outlet.
1
2. T
he Pre-Motor Filter(Sponge Filter, Micro Filter) protects the motor from dirt particles.
It is located underneath the Dust Bin.
If the Pre-Motor Filter becomes dirty, remove and clean it.
Note: T
he Pre-Motor Filter may be hand washed in cold water with mild detergent.
Rinse well and air dry thoroughly before re-installing.
CLEANING THE POST-MOTOR FILTER
Post-Motor Filter
<Hepa Media Filter>
1. U
nplug the Vacuum Cleaner from electrical outlet.
2. T
he Post-Motor Filter assists in the filtration process to return clean air to the room.
It is located behind the door on the front of the Cleaner. When the filter becomes
dirty, open the door, remove the filter and shake the dust off the filter.
Note: The
Post-Motor Filter is not washable, therefore do not wash it in the water.
maintenance _11
Maintenance
Check Rotating Brush and Drive Belt
You should check your vacuum cleaner’s Rotating Floor
Brush and Drive Belt regularly for wear or damage. You
should also clean the brush and brush ends of strings,
hair, and carpet fibers. These can wrap around the
brush and hamper its ability to effectively clean your
carpet. Also remove any debris that has accumulated
under the brush cover.
1. Unplug the Vacuum Cleaner from electrical outlet.
2. P
lace handle in Low position and turn vacuum
cleaner over so bottom side is up.
3. R
emove the six screws as shown with screwdriver.
Lift the Brush Cover off.
4. Grasp Rotating Floor Brush at both ends and lift.
5. C
lean strings, hair and other debris from Rotating
Floor brush, paying particular attention to brush
ends.
6. C
lean strings, hair and other debris from Motor
Pulley and Drive Belt areas.
7. C
heck Drive Belt carefully for wear, cuts or
stressed areas.
8. C
heck Air Passageway for obstructions. Remove
debris from this area.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of injury
from moving parts, turn
off vacuum cleaner and
disconnect Power Plug from
electrorical outlet.
Brush
Cover
Motor
Pulley
Air
Passageway
Replace Drive Belt
1. Unplug cleaner from electrical outlet.
2. W
ith Rotating Floor Brush removed from vacuum
cleaner grasp old Drive Belt and remove from
Motor Pulley. Discard old Drive Belt.
3. P
lace new Drive Belt over Motor Pulley and stretch
other end over Rotating Floor Brush in the space
between the bristles.
4. Place ends of Rotating Floor Brush down into slots
on sides as shown.
5. T
urn Rotating Floor Brush by hand several times
in the direction of Motor Pulley. If properly installed,
Drive Belt will center itself on Rotating Brush
crown.
6. R
eposition Brush Cover and screws. Insert the
hook on the Brush Cover into the corresponding
groove on the brush and tighten scerws securely.
WARNING
①
③
②
Hook
②
①
Be careful of your hands when you replace the drive belt, to avoide physical
injury from sharp plastic film.
12_ maintenance
Maintenance
Mini Turbo Brush
Brushbar Replacement
03 Maintenance
1. R
emove the tool from the hose, and turn upside down.
Slide the switch to unlock position and remove bottom
plate.
2. U
nscrew the one screw and remove belt guard.
3. R
emove brushbar including end plates and discard.
4. Inspect belt to ensure that it is in good condition. If broken
or cracked, please replace. (See below for details.)
5. W
ith the curved ends facing down, slide end plates of
brushbar into slots on the tool.
6. T
o replace bottom plate, insert the four tabs on edge of
bottom plate into slots on front of tool. Pivot bottom plate
down and snap closed.
Belt Replacement
1. G
rasp turbine and pull firmly to remove.
2. Remove a screw, and lift the cover belt off.
3. R
emove belt from turbine pulley. Replace with new belt.
4. W
ith flat sides of turbine retainers pointing down, slide
retainers into grooves in tool housing and snap into place.
5. Replace brushbar and bottom plate.
Cleaning Brushbar
•C
ut off pet hairs or threads surrounding brush with
scissors.
maintenance _13
Troubleshooting
heck this list of possible problems and solutions before bringing your vacuum to a
C
service center.
PROBLEM
possible solution
Vacuum cleaner won’t run
• Power cord not plugged in
• Blown fuse/tripped breaker in home
• Check electrical plug
• Check/ Replace fuse or reset breaker
Vacuum cleaner and tools won’t pick up dirt
• Incorrect Height Adjustment
• Hose not attached to suction opening
• Twist Snap Hose not securely attached
• Crack or hole in Hose
• Broken or worn Drive Belt
• Rotating Floor Brush bristles worn
• Rotating Floor Brush jammed
• Clog in vacuum
• Dust Bin full
• Dust Bin not installed properly
• Filters are dirty
• Mini Turbo Brush is clogged or debris is
wrapped around the brush roll
• Adjust Powerfoot to correct height setting
• Firmly push Hose Wand onto the suction
opening
• Make sure Twist Snap Hose is snapped
into locked position.
• Check Hose and replace if needed
• Replace Drive Belt, see pg. 12
• Replace Brush
• Remove brush and clean debris from
brush ends
• Clear clog, see pg. 10-11
• Empty Dust Bin
• Position correctly and lock in place
• Check Pre-motor and Post-motor filters
• Maintaining Mini Turbo Brush, see pg. 13
Visible dirt escaping from cleaner
• Dust Bin full
• Filters missing or installed incorrectly
• Dust Bin installed incorrectly
• Empty Dust Bin
• Check Pre-motor and Post-motor filters
for correct installation
• Pull out and re-attach Dust Bin correctly
This Vacuum cleaner is approved the following.
Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive : 2004/108/EEC
Low Voltage Directive : 2006/95/EC
14_ troubleshooting
Memo
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