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Riccar SupraLite Entry Manual
Owner’s Manual
R10E
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CONTENTS
Getting Started
Important Safety Instructions Polarization Instructions Description of the Vacuum 2
3
4
Assembling the Vacuum
Installing the Handle Postioning the Power Cord 5
6
Operation
Turning the Vacuum On/Off
Edge Cleaning
Automatic Carpet Height Adjustment
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7
7
How To
Change the Vacuum Bag Remove/Install the Bottom Plate Change the Belt
Reset the Circuit Breaker
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9
10
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Problem Solving Guide
Troubleshooting Visit Riccar Vacuums Online How to Contact Your Authorized Retailer Key Replacement Parts For Best Performance Warranty 12
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS
APPLIANCE. FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
IMPORTANT:
The manufacturer cannot accept responsibility for damage
caused when the appliance is not used according to the
instructions, or for uses other than those for which it was intended.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, damage or injury:
•D
o not leave appliance when plugged in.
Unplug from outlet when not in use
and before servicing.
• D o not put any object into openings.
Do not use with any opening blocked;
keep free of dust, lint, hair and anything
that may reduce air flow.
• Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
•D
o not allow to be used as a toy. Close
attention is necessary when used by or
near children.
• Use only as described in this manual.
•D
o not use with a damaged cord or
plug. If appliance is not working as it
should, has been dropped, damaged,
left outdoors, or dropped into water,
return it to your Authorized Riccar
Retailer for service.
•K
eep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all
parts of the body away from openings
and moving parts.
•D
o not pick up anything that is burning
or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches
or hot ashes.
• Do not use without a vacuum bag and/or
filters in place.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
• Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
•D
o not pull or carry by the cord, use
the cord as a handle, close a door on
the cord, or pull the cord around sharp
edges or corners. Do not run appliance
over the cord. Keep the cord away from
heated surfaces.
• Do not use to pick up flammable or
combustible liquids such as gasoline
or use in areas where they may be present.
• Do not attempt to service the unit while
appliance is plugged in.
•D
o not unplug by pulling on the cord. To
unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
•D
o not handle the plug or appliance
with wet hands.
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SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
POLARIZATION INSTRUCTIONS
Power Cord, 2-Wire Polarized Cord
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this product is equipped with a polarized
alternating current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other). This
plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are
unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug
should still fail to fit, contact a qualified electrician to replace the obsolete outlet.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
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DESCRIPTION OF THE VACUUM
1
2
3
5
4
1 Cloth Bag
2 Vacuum Nozzle
3 Headlight
4 Furniture Guard
5 Power Cord
6 Handle
4
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ASSEMBLING THE VACUUM
Attaching the Handle to the
Vacuum
NOTE: Do not plug in the vacuum until
it is completely assembled.
The vacuum cleaner handle is packed
as a separate component that requires
assembly.
•R
elease the handle bracket from the
handle tube by removing the two
screws (Fig. 1).
•P
lace handle onto the handle tube,
aligning holes with pegs (Fig. 2).
Fig. 1
•P
lace the handle bracket back into
position (Fig. 3).
• Secure
with two screws removed
in step 1.
Fig. 2
Fig. 3
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ASSEMBLING THE VACUUM
Positioning the Power Cord
•L
oosen, but do not remove, the screw
holding the upper cord hook (Fig. 1).
•P
osition the cord between the cord
hook and the vacuum tube (Fig. 2).
Re-tighten the screw.
•O
nce the cord is secured by the cord hook,
proceed with wrapping the cord.
•W
rap the cord clockwise around the
top and bottom cord hooks. Fasten
the plug to the wrapped cord using the
channel on the plug. When not in use,
store the vacuum indoors in a clean,
dry area where it cannot be damaged
or cause injury.
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
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OPERATION
This vacuum is intended for household use only.
Turning the Vacuum On/Off
The switch is located on the back of the
nozzle to the left of the handle tube (Fig. 1).
Press the switch with your foot to turn
the vacuum On or Off.
The vacuum should be turned Off
before returning handle to full upright
position. Always turn the vacuum cleaner
Off before unplugging it from the
electrical outlet.
Edge Cleaning
The edge cleaning feature provides
improved cleaning near walls and
stationary furniture. For maximum
edge cleaning, place the left side
of the nozzle against the wall or
stationary furniture.
Fig. 1
Automatic Carpet Height
Adjustment
Your vacuum is designed with an automatic,
self-adjusting nozzle. No manual adjustments
are required. The height of the nozzle is
instantly and automatically adjusted to the
flooring surface. This self-adjusting feature
allows the nozzle to float evenly over all
flooring surfaces.
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HOW TO
Change the Vacuum Bag
NOTE: Unplug the vacuum cleaner from
the electrical outlet before changing the bag.
• Unzip the outer cloth bag (Fig. 1).
• Remove the used bag by pressing the
bag holder tab and pulling the bag off
vacuum (Fig. 2). Discard the used bag.
•T
o install a new bag, position the
bottom of the bag collar into the bag
collar holder (Fig. 3).
•P
ush the top of the bag collar inward
until the collar “snaps” into place under
the bag holder tab.
Fig.1
• Zip the outer cloth bag closed.
Fig.2
Fig.3
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HOW TO
Remove/Install the Bottom Plate
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of injury
from moving parts, unplug the vacuum
before servicing.
To Remove Bottom Plate
•A
fter unplugging the power cord, turn
the vacuum cleaner over, exposing the
underside.
•P
ress the two holding tabs towards the
back of the nozzle. (Fig. 1) releasing
the bottom plate. Remove the bottom plate.
To Install Bottom Plate
Fig. 1
• M
ake sure bottom plate hinge tabs are
in place before setting the plate (Fig. 2).
•P
ress the bottom plate into position until
it “clicks” on both sides.
Fig. 2
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HOW TO
Change the Belt
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of injury
from moving parts, unplug the vacuum
before servicing.
•T
urn the vacuum over and remove
the bottom plate (see “Removing and
Reinstalling the Bottom Plate” on
pg. 9).
•R
emove the brushroll and the worn
or broken belt from the brushroll pulley
and the motor drive shaft (Fig. 1).
•L
oop the new belt around the motor
drive shaft and the brushroll (Fig. 2).
Fig. 1
•R
einstall the brushroll back into the
housing. Turn the brushroll by hand,
making sure the belt is not twisted and
all rotating parts move smoothly (Fig. 3).
•R
einstall the bottom plate (see “Removing
and Reinstalling the Bottom Plate” on pg. 9).
NOTE: To ensure maximum cleaning
efficiency, the belt should be checked
regularly to be sure it is in good condition.
Check to see if the belt is stretched, cracked,
or if excessive slipping is occurring. Replace
if needed.
Fig. 2
Fig. 3
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HOW TO
Reset the Circuit Breaker
Your vacuum features a circuit breaker
to protect the machine against damage
due to a surge in the electrical current.
Electrical surging can be a result of, though
not limited to a jammed motor fan.
Should your vacuum experience a jammed
brushroll with the circuit breaker tripping,
first turn the vacuum off and unplug the
unit. Inspect the brushroll by removing
the bottom plate (see “Removing and
Reinstalling the Bottom Plate” on pg. 9)
and remove any debris which may be
causing the jam. Reinstall the bottom
plate (see “Removing and Reinstalling
the Bottom Plate” on pg. 9), reset the
circuit breaker by pressing the Circuit
Breaker Reset Button (Fig. 1), plug in
power cord, and turn unit on. If the unit
fails to turn on, return it to an Authorized
Riccar Retailer for service.
Circuit breaker
reset button
Fig. 1
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PROBLEM SOLVING GUIDE
Troubleshooting
WARNING! To reduce the risk of electrical shock or injury from moving parts,
unplug the vacuum before servicing or cleaning the vacuum.
CAUTION! To Reduce the Risk of Electric Shock, Do Not Handle Plug or Appliance
with Wet Hands.
PROBLEM
Vacuum won’t
turn on.
Vacuum won’t
pick up or low
suction.
Dust escaping
from vacuum
CHECK POINT
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Power Cord
Plug unit in firmly.
House Fuse or Breaker
Check house fuse or breaker. Replace
fuse/reset breaker.
Needs Service
Take to an Authorized Riccar Vacuum
Retailer.
Vacuum Bag
Replace full bag.
Belt
Take to an Authorized Riccar Vacuum
Retailer.
Brushroll
Replace worn brushroll.
Vacuum Bag
Install bag properly. Review bag
instillation (page 8).
Any other service should be performed by an Authorized Riccar Vacuum Retailer.
To locate your nearest Authorized Retailer, visit our website at
Riccar.com or call 888-674-2227.
Key Replacement Parts
• Genuine Paper Vacuum Bags: RSL-6
• Genuine HEPA Media Vacuum Bags: RFH-6
• Genuine Vacuum Belts: ULW-B2
For Best Performance
• Keep your vacuum clean and in good operating condition.
•C
hange vacuum bags once a month or when the bags are 2/3 full to maximize
cleaning performance.
•A
lways use genuine Riccar vacuum bags and replacement parts. Use of other
products may result in poor cleaning performance, potential vacuum cleaner
damage and may void vacuum warranty. Genuine products are designed for
maximum cleaning performance.
• Have your vacuum checked annually by your Authorized Riccar Retailer.
• Store your vacuum carefully in a dry area.
• For optimum cleaning performance and safety, follow your owner’s manual
instructions.
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WARRANTY
What is Covered:
This warranty covers any defects in material and workmanship in your new Riccar
vacuum and applies exclusively to the original purchaser.
How Long Coverage Lasts:
Warranty coverage for your Riccar SupraLite vacuum lasts three years. Household
models used commercially are only warranted for 90 days.
What is Not Covered:
•D
amage to the vacuum which occurs from neglect, abuse, alterations, accident,
misuse or improper maintenance.
• Normal replacement items: belts, light bulbs and disposable bags.
What We Will Do:
This warranty provides, at no cost to you, all labor and parts to keep this vacuum
in correct o
­ perating condition during the warranted period.
How to Get Service:
Warranty service can only be obtained by presenting the vacuum to an Authorized
Riccar Retailer. A proof-of-purchase and product serial number will be required
before service is rendered. To locate your nearest service center, please call
888-674-2227 or visit Riccar.com.
THIS WARR ANT Y IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL OTHER
WARRANTIES WHETHER WRITTEN, ORAL, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, (INCLUDING
ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE). THIS WARRANTY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ­I NCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
How State Law Applies:
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
Owner’s Warranty Information (keep this for your records)
Store name
Store Address City State
Telephone
Serial number
Zip Date of purchase
Model number
Register your warranty online at Riccar.com
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Riccar.com
888-674-2227
1760 Gilsinn Lane
Fenton, MO 63026
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