Electrolux Z350A User Manual
Enviro Steamer Hand Gun
Owner’s Guide
Household Type
Cod. 5065101300
350 Series
Part No. 70402 (8/99)
1999 Electrolux
Printed in Italy
For any advice on your
cleaner, pleaser refer to your
local telephone directory for
your nearest Electrolux
Service Agent. If you reside
in the UK please contact the
Customer Care line
08706 055055
Important Safeguards ................... 2
Service Information ...................... 4
Use & Assembly ........................ 6-8
Maintaining ................................... 8
Problem Solving ......................... 10
Guarantee .................................. 11
Guarantee (for UK residents only)
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be
followed, including the following:
This guarantee is in addition to your statutory and other legal rights.
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
1 Do not use outdoors.
2 Do not leave steam cleaner when plugged in. Unplug the electrical cord when not
in use and before servicing.
3 Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used near
children, pets and plants.
4 Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended
5 Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If steam cleaner is not working as it
should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return it
to a service center before using.
6 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. Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
7 Do not use extension cords or outlets with inadequate current carrying capacity.
8 Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
9 Do not handle plug or steam cleaner with wet hands or operate without shoes.
10 Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked.
11 Store your steam cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
12 Keep your work area well lighted.
13 Never turn the appliance over or on its side when using steam. Never direct
steam towards people, animals, plants, and equipment with electrical
components, such as the interior of ovens.
14 Do not immerse the steam cleaner into water or other liquids. Always unplug the
power cord from the electrical socket when filling the steam cleaner.
15 Never put descaling, aromatic, alcoholic or detergent products into the
steam cleaner, as this may damage it or make it unsafe for use.
16 Do not operate without safety cap in place.
Before filling, proceed as follows: 1) unplug the power supply, 2) relieve
pressure by depressing steam delivery button, 3) allow steamer to cool down for
three minutes, 4) relieve any built up pressure again by depressing steam delivery
button, 5) slowly unscrew safety cap (see page 6, item 5) and wait 5 seconds
before removing.
Metal tips on nozzles will get hot during use. Do not touch hot surfaces.
Allow the attachments to cool down before replacing them while the appliance is
being used.
19 This appliance is intended for household use only.
20 Any repair work, including the replacement of the power cord must only be carried
out by an Authorized Electrolux Service technician because a special tool is
required. Call for nearest service location.
This product is for household use only.
Electrolux products are carefully designed, manufactured, tested and inspected
and, in consequence, we undertake to replace or repair any part found to be defective
in material or workmanship, within one year of delivery to the original purchaser,
free of charge. You may be required to take the product to your nearest service
provider if the product requires attention during the first year.
There are certain conditions which may invalidate this guarantee:
a. It is dependent upon the appliance being correctly installed and used in
accordance with the Company’s instructions under normal domestic conditions
within the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland.
b. Service at all times must be carried out by an Electrolux Service Representative
or authorised agent.
c. The guarantee may be invalidated by unauthorised repair or modification of
the appliance.
d. You may be charged by Electrolux if you call for an engineer to resolve a problem
that we believe is covered in the instruction booklet.
The Company does not accept liability for defects arising from neglect, misuse or
Proof of the date of purchase will be required before service under guarantee is
provided. For further assistance call our customer care line on 08706 055055.
For future reference we suggest you record the following details here, and keep
the receipt with the handbook as proof of purchase.
Purchased from ___________________________________________________
Date purchased _________________ Model no _________________________
First check the voltage shown on the data plate (see rear view) to make sure that the cleaner
is of the correct voltage for your electricity supply. If it is not, do not use the cleaner but refer
back to your dealer.
(for UK residents only)
Permanently connected to the cleaner is a mains supply (3-core) cable fitted with a non-rewirable plug
incorporating a 13A fuse. In the event of the fuse requiring replacement the fuse cover should be removed
using a small screwdriver. The old fuse MUST be replaced by a 13A ASTA approved BS1362 fuse or a
BSI approved fuse. The cover must be replaced before the plug is used again. In the event of loss of
the fuse cover, replacements can be obtained from your Electrolux dealer or Electrical Retailers and must
be of the same colour as indicated by the coloured insert on the base of the plug.
f difficulty is experienced in obtaining a replacement, contact Electrolux on 08706 055055.In no
circumstances must the plug be used without a correct fuse cover fitted.If the plug that is fitted
to your appliance is not suitable for your socket outlet, it must be cut off and the appropriate plug
fitted.Remove the fuse from the cut off plug.
The cut off plug should then be disposed of to prevent the hazard of shocks in case it should be plugged
into a 13 amp socket in another part of your home.The wires in the mains cable of this appliance are
coloured in accordance with the following code: Blue: Neutral. Brown: Live. Green/Yellow: Earth.
As the colours of the wires in the mains cable of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured
markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The wire which is coloured blue must
be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured black.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the
letter L orcoloured red.The wire which is coloured yellow and green must be connected to the terminal
which is marked with a letter E or coloured yellow and green.It is in your interest to ensure that the plug
is correctly attached to the mains cable. In case of doubt, have it done by a qualified electrician, as
Electrolux cannot regard the repair of faults on the plug connection as a service that can be given free
of charge under the terms of the guarantee.
Fuse Cover
Yellow and
13 Amp Fuse
Cord Clamp
If the mains supply cable becomes damaged during cleaning the following action should be
1. Switch off and remove the plug from the socket outlet.
2. Examine the mains supply cable for damage (only after removing the plug from the socket outlet).
3. If there is any sign of damage to the supply cable it MUST be renewed. The repair MUST be carried
out by Electrolux Service Staff or a similar qualified person.
4. NEVER use the machine with a damaged mains supply cable.
The wire which is coloured yellow and green must be connected to the terminal which is marked with
a letter E or coloured yellow and green.
Thermal Cut Off
This steam cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the cleaner in case of overheating. If
the cleaner suddenly shuts off, push the switch pedal once and unplug the cleaner. Check the
cleaner for a possible source of overheating such as no water in tank. If these conditions are
found, fix them and wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to use the cleaner. After the 30
minute period, plug the cleaner back in and turn on the switch. If the cleaner still does not heat
up, call Electrolux on 08706 055055 if you reside in the UK, otherwise contact your nearest
Service Agent.
The steamer is designed as a complete change from old methods of traditional
cleaning. This appliance is designed as a multi-purpose cleaner with a variety of
Service Information
The instructions in this booklet serve as a guide to routine maintenance. For additional
service information telephone Electrolux Customer Care on 08706 055055 (for UK
residents only) or contact your nearest Electrolux Service Agent. You should know
the model and type when you call.
Rating Plate
The model and type are indicated on the rating
plate located on the bottom of the cleaner. For
prompt and complete service information,
always refer to these numbers when inquiring
about service.
Model & Type______________________
Made in Italy
Description of the Steam Gun hand held steamer
1. Body
2. Handle
3. Steam Delivery
4. Articulated Nozzle
5. Safety Cap
6. Power On Light
7. Electrical Cord
8. Rubber Gasket
Measuring Cup
Straight Nozzle
Fabric Tool
Cloth for Fabric
Window Cleaner
Flexible Extension
Scrub Brush
Angled Nozzle
Main Features of the Steam Gun hand held steamer
Thank you for having chosen our product and allow us to congratulate you for having
purchased the Electrolux Steam Gun.
The Electrolux Steam Gun achieves a high degree of hygienic and degreasing power
on many surfaces. It turns water into steam in just a few minutes, so when contact is
made with surfaces dirt and grime is removed.
Since the Electrolux Steam Gun uses the active power of steam without the use of
detergents or soap, it is safe for the environment.
Some surfaces that can be cleaned with the Steam Gun are: upholstery, sealed grout,
bathroom and kitchen tile, stove tops, removable exhaust filter over stoves, windows
and mirrors.
The fabric tool may be used to steam wrinkles out of clothing, window coverings, etc.
CAUTION: Do not direct steam at the body.
Other Advantages of the Electrolux Steam Gun hand held
The Electrolux Steam Gun can kill dust mites and some types of bacteria, such as
salmonella and E-coli when used properly.
To disinfect a specific area, position the steamer over the area, not more than 1 inch
away and slowly move across the surface. Use this procedure to disinfect surfaces in:
the bathroom, food preparation areas, pillows and bedding, pet sleeping quarters, etc.
The Electrolux Steam Gun is designed to thoroughly clean hard surfaces and upholstery
that will withstand high heat. Do not use on soft plastics, unsealed wood, and cold glass.
NOTE: Unplug the electrical cord before servicing.
WARNING: On surfaces that have been treated with wax or some non wax floors,
the sheen may be removed by the heat and steam action. Do not use
on unsealed wood. This could cause the woodgrain to rise.
Appliance won’t
Electric plug
Check circuit breaker.
No water in tank
Check the tank for water.
No water in tank
Check the tank for water.
Appliance won’t
make steam
Do not plug unit into an electrical outlet until Step 7.
WARNING: After every use, press steam delivery button until all pressure has
been released before removing safety cap.
Appliance spits
water out of nozzle
✓ Too much water in
tank. Do not overfill.
✓ Unit positioned
Check the water level in the
Use in upright position.
upside down.
NOTE: Never put descaling, aromatic, alcoholic or detergent products into the
appliance, as this may damage it or make it unsafe for use.
Water boils out of fill
spout when adding
✓ Not fully preheated.
Allow more time for water to
heat up.
✓ Water tank too hot.
Allow more time for cooling.
Add water slowly.
Use special funnel provided.
3. Screw the cap back onto the appliance.
Accessories will not
stay on.
✓ Not properly
General questions
4. The straight nozzle, flexible hose and fabric tool all attach using the following
Flexible Hose
Straight Nozzle
Fabric Tool
Articulating Nozzle
Align the single mark on the attachment
to the single mark on the appliance. Push
the attachment onto the articulating nozzle
until it stops against the appliance’s body.
Turn in a clockwise direction until the
single mark on the attachment is aligned
with the double mark on the appliance.
The attachment is now locked into
Push plug securely into
outlet. Verify power on light
is on.
Try another outlet.
It is therefore recommended that a sample cleansing be carried out
on an isolated area of the surface to be cleaned. Also, check use and
care instructions from the manufacturer on the object you want to
1. Unscrew the safety cap. (After first use, turn the appliance
over in order to completely empty the boiler.)
2. Fill the measuring cup with water to the marked water
line, once. Use the funnel to pour the water into the boiler.
The boiler takes only one measuring cup of water at a
time. (6 oz. maximum) Do not overfill.
Assembly or related
Check for proper assembly.
Review this guide for
assembly instructions.
Please refer to your local
telephone directory for your
nearest Electrolux Service
Agent. If you reside in the
UK, you may contact the
Customer Care line 08706
055055. Know the Model
and Type numbers when you
The Steam Gun’s articulating nozzle allows the
steam to be directed as desired. To use the
articulating nozzle, align the single marks on the
attachment and appliance, push the attachment
onto the articulating nozzle until it covers the
round gasket (See page 6). Now turn clockwise
until the single mark on the attachment is aligned
with the double mark on the appliance. Now you
can direct the steam as desired.
Hexagonal end
of nozzle
5. To attach the scrub brush and angled nozzle.
Scrub Brush
Angled Nozzle
Both of these attachments can be applied to the articulated nozzle (on appliance)
straight nozzle, and the flexible extension hose.
Decide on your desired angle, then push the attachment onto the hexagonal end of
the nozzle.
6. To attach the window cleaning tool.
CAUTION: Do not use the window cleaning tool on cold glass. It may break
the glass.
First attach the fabric tool to either the appliance or the flexible extension hose.
Remove the cloth from the fabric tool. There are two open tabs on the back edge of
the fabric tool and there are two hinges on the back edge of the window cleaning
tool. Place the hinges into the open tabs, then swing the window cleaning tool up
against the bottom of the fabric tool until the two pieces click together. To remove
the window cleaning tool from the fabric tool. Just push your thumb against the
fastener on the window cleaning tool, they will separate.
Window Cleaning Tool
Fabric Tool
How to start the Steam Gun
Steam Delivery
Suggested Uses for Attachments
7. Plug the appliance into an electrical outlet.
The power on light will come on. Steam will be
ready after about 3 to 4 minutes. Do not leave the
appliance unattended during the waiting period.
Press steam delivery button to release steam.
Power On
Scrub Brush
Stovetops, countertops, sealed grout, inside trash
As soon as the Steam Gun emits steam, begin using it, passing slowly over the
surfaces to be cleaned. This is the ideal method for thoroughly cleaning your surfaces.
To disinfect specific areas, leave the Steam Gun over the spot, no more than 1 inch
and slowly move across the surface.
WARNING: Never turn the hand held steamer over when using steamer, or
direct steam at any person, animal, or plant.
How to refill the Steam Gun when it is out of steam.
Fabric Tool
Steaming clothes, upholstery, window coverings.
It is suggested that the flexible hose and the cloth is
used with the fabric tool when used on clothing,
upholstery and window coverings.
8. Unplug the appliance. Press steam delivery button until all pressure has been
released. Wait for about 3 minutes before carefully unscrewing the safety cap.
Turn slowly a half turn and wait for the hissing noise created by residual steam to
stop. Unscrew the cap completely and allow to cool. Slowly pour one measuring
cup (included) into the boiler using the funnel, (included). (6 oz. maximum) Do not
overfill. Screw the safety cap back on the appliance. Plug the appliance into electrical
outlet and steam will start to be produced as before.
WARNING: This unit is under pressure. After every use, press steam delivery
button until all pressure has been released before removing safety
Window Cleaner
Cleaning and Maintenance
Windows, mirrors, glass doors. Do not use on cold
windows or glass. It may break.
NOTE: The appliance must be unplugged from the electrical outlet and allowed to
cool down before all cleaning and maintenance tasks.
9. Let the appliance cool down completely before cleaning it or putting it away.
10. After each use empty any remaining water from the boiler.
Straight Nozzle
11. Store in a dry, cool place.
Edging, window sills, ledges, tile, mantles.
12. In order to guarantee perfect functioning over a long period of time, the boiler needs
to be rinsed out with water once a month to eliminate any accumulated calcium
deposits. Do not use vinegar or other descaling substances. Put in one measure
of water, replace the safety cap and shake to loosen any accumulated deposits.
Remove safety cap and immediately empty water into a sink. CAUTION: Do not
immerse the appliance in water.
Angled Nozzle
Flexible Hose
Difficult to reach areas, toilet bowls, window sills.
Areas requiring additional reach. This attachment can be
used with all the other tools.
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