Vax C91-M5 Series User guide

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Bagless cylinder
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VZL-7015AT
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instruction manual
ALL TERRAIN
Please read carefully before using this cleaner.
Always fully extend the mains cable before use.
Retain for future reference.
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1. Diagram
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5
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15
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Fig.1/1
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2
3
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Hose inlet
Dirt container
Cyclone separator
Dirt container handle /
carry handle
Dirt container release button
Auto cord rewind
On/off button
Plug
Post-motor filter cover
Wheel
2 parts overview
Accessories
11 2-in-1 tool
12 Crevice tool
13 Telescopic tube
14 TurboTool
15 TurboBrush
16 Hard floor tool
17 Hose
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2. Safety Information
15. Do not vacuum up hard or sharp objects such as
glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
For Household Use Only
16. Do not use without the filters in place.
When using the vacuum cleaner, basic safety precautions
should always be observed, including the following:
17. Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs.
1.
Only use the vacuum cleaner indoors on dry
surfaces.
19. Store the vacuum cleaner indoors in a cool, dry area.
2.
Turn off the vacuum cleaner controls before
connecting or disconnecting from the mains supply.
3.
Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before
connecting or disconnecting the vacuum hose and
accessories.
4.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
5.
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.
6.
Use only as described in this manual.
Use only the manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
7.
Do not use the vacuum cleaner if it has been
dropped, damaged, left outdoors or dropped into
water. Do not use the vacuum cleaner with a
damaged cord or plug. If the supply cord or plug is
damaged, return the vacuum cleaner to a Vax
Authorised Service Agent or suitably qualified
person for examination, repair or adjustment.
8.
Do not pull or carry by the cord. Do not use the cord
as a handle, close a door on the cord or pull the cord
around sharp edges or corners. Do not run the
vacuum cleaner over the cord. Keep the cord away
from heated surfaces.
9.
Do not handle the plug or vacuum cleaner with wet
hands. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
10. Do not put any objects into openings. Do not use
with any openings blocked and do not restrict air
flow. Keep all openings free of dust, lint, hair or
anything that may reduce airflow.
11. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of the
body away from openings and moving parts.
12. Do not pick up hot coals, cigarette butts, matches or
any hot, smoking or burning objects.
13. Do not pick up flammable or combustible materials
(lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene, etc) or use in the
presence of explosive liquids or vapours.
18. Keep vacuuming area well lit.
20. Turn off the on/off switch before unplugging the
vacuum cleaner.
21. Use only CE-approved 13 amp extension cords. Nonapproved extension cords may overheat. Care should
be taken to arrange the cord so that the cord cannot
be pulled or tripped over.
WARNING: Always switch off and unplug the
vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet
before assembling, opening or emptying the dirt
container, or before connecting/disconnecting the
attachments.
!
CAUTION: The vacuum cleaner is a very powerful
unit. Before plugging the cord into the electrical
outlet, make sure the switch is in the ‘off’ position. Hold
the vacuum cleaner firmly when starting and in use.
!
IMPORTANT: If the inlet, hose or telescopic tube is
blocked, switch off the vacuum cleaner and
remove the blockage(s) before re-starting the vacuum
cleaner.
!
IMPORTANT: Washing filters improves vacuum
performance. Make sure all the filters are
completely dry before inserting back into the vacuum
cleaner.
!
This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use only
and not for commercial or industrial use.
Motor Thermostat
IMPORTANT: The motor is equipped with a
thermal cut-out. If for any reason, the vacuum
cleaner should over-heat, the thermostat will
automatically turn the unit off. Should this occur,
unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet
and turn off the switch. Remove the dirt container
and empty. Clean the filters. Allow the cleaner to cool
for approximately one (1) hour. To re-start, plug into
an electrical outlet and switch back on.
!
14. Do not vacuum up harmful or toxic material (chlorine
bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, etc).
safety information
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3. How to Assemble
4. How to Operate
IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
from the electrical outlet before assembling or
removing the accessories.
Cord Release
!
1.
Insert the flexible hose (Fig.3/1) into the inlet on the
main body of the vacuum cleaner. Making sure the
projected parts on the hose are aligned. Turn the
hose to the right until it clicks into lock position.
Fully unwind the power cord. A yellow mark on the power
cord indicates the recommended cord length. Do not
exceed the cord length beyond the red mark.
On/off Button
1.
Insert the plug into the electrical outlet.
2.
Press the on/off switch located on the top of the
vacuum cleaner, to switch on the vacuum cleaner
and press the button again to turn the vacuum
cleaner off.
Carpet Cleaning
Attach the TurboBrush to the end of the extension tube.
For vacuuming large carpeted areas.
Hard Floor Cleaning
Fig.3/1
2.
Push the telescopic extension tube on to the end of
the handle (Fig.3/2).
Attach the hard floor tool to the end of the extension
tube. For vacuuming parquet and laminate coverings.
Cord Rewind
To rewind the power cord, press the cord rewind button,
located on the top of the vacuum cleaner, and guide the
power cord with one hand. This will prevent the cord from
whipping which could cause damage or injury.
Carry Handle
Use the carry handle located at the rear end of the
vacuum cleaner to move from room to room.
Fig.3/2
3.
The telescopic tube can be lengthened or shortened
by pushing the button in and sliding the tube apart
or together as required (Fig.3/3).
Hose Storage
For convenience there is a parking slot located at the rear
of the vacuum cleaner where the floor tool and hose can
be parked for carrying and storage.
TurboTool
Attaches to the end of the telescopic tube or end of the
hose handle. TurboTool is used for vacuuming pet hair,
stair and upholstery cleaning.
Fig.3/3
4.
Fit either the TurboBrush or hard floor tool heads by
pushing onto the extension tube (Fig.3/4).
Fig.3/4
4 assembly / operation
NOTE: Do NOT use the TurboTool on suede or leather
surfaces.
NOTE: For stair cleaning, the unit should always be
placed at the bottom of the stairs.
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5. Accessories
1.
2.
The accessories can be attached directly to the
handle by removing the telescopic tubes and
pushing in the desired accessory.
The accessories can also be attached to the
telescopic extension tube for extra reach. Remove
the combination floor head and push on the desired
accessory.
2-in1 tool:
6. Dirt Container & Filters:
Removal & Replacement
IMPORTANT: Vax recommends cleaning the filters
every time the dirt container is emptied for
consistent cleaning performance of your machine.
!
! IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
from the electrical outlet before removing the dirt
container.
!
Dusting brush: for delicate surfaces
Upholstery tool: for carpet, upholstery and stairs etc.
Crevice tool: for crevices, corners and cracks, etc.
IMPORTANT: Do NOT use the vacuum cleaner
without ALL of the filters in place.
Emptying the dirt container
1.
TurboBrush: for pet hair, stair and larger carpeted areas
(NOTE: not recommended for hard floors)
Press down the handle located on the dirt container,
when the handle is pressed down to the bottom, the
dirt container can be lifted to remove (Fig 6/1).
TurboTool: for pet hair, stair and upholstery cleaning
(NOTE: Do not use the TurboTool on suede and leather
surfaces)
Hard floor tool: for hard floor, parquet and laminate
covering.
Fig.6/1
2.
Hold the dirt container
over a bin and press
the quick release
button as directed to
empty the container.
When all the dirt has
fallen, close the dirt
container flap, a click
will be heard when
closed. Then replace
the dirt container (Fig
6/2).
Fig.6/2
Cleaning the cyclone separator
Twist and pull the dirt container bin off the cyclonic
separator (Fig 6/3).
Fig.6/3
accessories / dirt container and filters
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The separator should be cleaned with a soft brush and
wiped with a damp cloth. The dirt container bin may be
wiped to clean (Fig 6/4).
Fig.6/6
The pre-motor filters may be rinsed in warm water (max
40°C).
Fig.6/4
Leave the separator to dry completely before replacing.
!
IMPORTANT: The cyclonic separator should not be
submerged in water.
NOTE: Do NOT use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filters. Vax recommends cleaning the filter
every time you empty the dirt container.
4.
Replace the dirt container as directed.
Allow to air dry for 24 hours before replacing.
NOTE: Do not use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filter. Vax recommends this filter should be
checked and cleaned periodically.
Once completely dry, return the pre-motor filters and
casette to the vacuum cleaner. Replace the pre-motor
filter cover before restarting the vacuum cleaner.
Cleaning the Post-motor filter
NOTE: This is located in the rear wheel of the unit.
Cleaning the pre-motor filter
NOTE: This is located underneath the dirt bin container.
Release the pre-motor filter cover by lifting up the tab.
Lift off the filter cover to gain acess to the filter.
Remove the filter by lifting it out as shown (Fig 6/5).
Rotate the wheel cover anti-clockwise to remove the
post-motor filter cover as shown. Remove the filter by
pulling the tab towards you (Fig 6/7).
Fig.6/7
Fig.6/5
Separate the foam filter from the fabric cassette. Each
filter can be tapped against the side of a dust bin to
remove excess dirt and dust (Fig 6/6).
6 dirt container and filters
The filter can be tapped against the side of a dust bin to
remove excess dirt and dust (Fig 6/8).
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7. Cleaning Blockages
WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, the
power cord must be disconnected before
performing maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
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Fig.6/8
The post-motor filter may be rinsed in warm water (max.
40°C). Allow to air dry for 24 hours before replacing.
NOTE: Do not use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filters. Vax recommends cleaning the filter
every time you empty the dirt container. Vax recommends
washing the filter every 9-12 months.
1.
Turn the vacuum cleaner off and unplug from the
electrical outlet.
2.
The flexible hose can be disconnected from the
vacuum cleaner by turning the hose to the left and
pulling away from the machine. Remove any
blockages found then reconnect the hose securely.
Clearing debris from the TurboTool
Switch the vacuum cleaner off and disconnect the power
plug from the electrical outlet.
Press the latches on both sides of the tool and remove the
bottom plate (Fig.7/1).
Once completely dry, return the post-motor filter to the
vacuum cleaner. Replace the post-motor cover before
restarting the vacuum cleaner.
Fig.7/1
Remove any blockage (Fig.7/2).
Fig.7/2
clearing blockages
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To re-assemble, and replace the bottom plate, insert the
four tabs on edge of bottom plate into slots on front of
tool. Pivot bottom plate down and snap closed (Fig.7/3).
8. Storage
IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
from the electrical outlet and rewind the power
cord as directed before storing.
!
NOTE: Always store the vacuum cleaner base down.
Fig.7/3
Removing debris from the TurboBrush
The brushbar will stop rotating if it is blocked during
operation by vacuuming up foreign objects, or if strands of
carpet are wrapped around it.
Switch the vacuum cleaner off and disconnect the power
plug from the electrical outlet.
Lay the TurboBrush floor head on a flat surface and turn
over to expose the brushbar. Using a pair of scissors, cut
through any threads or hairs caught by the brushbar that
have wrapped around the guides (Fig.7/4).
Fig.7/4
8 clearing blockages / storage
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9. Troubleshooting
WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury,
unplug the vacuum cleaner before performing
maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
!
PROBLEM: Vacuum cleaner won't run
Cause:
Not properly plugged into electrical outlet.
Solution: Plug in securely.
Cause:
No electricity in the electrical outlet.
Solution: Check fuse or breaker.
10. UK Service & Help
Vax Care 0870 6061248
Monday-Friday
8.30am to 6.30pm
Saturday-Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Any queries or concerns about using the Vax, call the
Vax Careline. Calls are charged at the UK national rate.
Please make a note of the serial number and model
number of the carpet cleaner before calling. There are
over 400 approved Vax Service Agents in the UK. For the
nearest Vax Service Agent, please call the Vax Careline or
visit vax.co.uk
Cause:
On/off switch not turned on.
Solution: Push on/off switch to ‘on’.
Cause:
Motor thermostat has tripped.
Solution: Switch off and unplug the vacuum cleaner.
Leave for one (1) hour before switching the
vacuum cleaner back on.
Cause:
Blown fuse/tripped breaker.
Solution: Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
PROBLEM: Cleaner won’t pick up/loss of suction.
Cause:
Dirt container not installed properly.
Solution: Review dirt container replacement.
Cause:
Dirt container full or blocked.
Solution: Empty dirt container.
Cause:
Clogged filters.
Solution: Remove, clean and replace filters.
PROBLEM: Accessories won’t pick up.
Cause:
TurboBrush/ TurboTool is clogged.
Solution: Refer to section 7
Cause:
Hose/ stretch hose is not installed correctly
Solution: Refer to section 7..
Cause:
Accessories are not attached correctly.
Solution: Refer to section 5.
PROBLEM: Dust escaping from the vacuum cleaner.
Cause:
Dirt container full.
Solution: Empty dirt container.
Cause:
Dirt container not installed correctly.
Solution: Review dirt container replacement.
Cause:
Filter not installed completely.
Solution: Remove, clean and replace filters.
troubleshooting / uk service & help
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11. Technical Specification
Voltage:
220 - 240
Wattage:
1400W
Capacity:
2.3 litres approx
Filters:
Cyclone separator – wipe clean
Pre-motor filter – washable
Antibacterial post-motor filter – washable
Cord Length:
6.0m (approx)
Weight:
8.55kg (approx)
Subject to technical change without notice
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EEC STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE
Manufacturer/EEC importer: Vax Limited, hereby on our own responsibility, declare that the VZL-7015AT Mach 5 All
Terrain is manufactured in compliance with the following Directives:
Safety: 2006/95/EC Low Voltage Directive
EMC: 2004/108/EC Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where
facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice.
Vax Ltd., Kingswood Road, Hampton Lovett, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 OQH, UK
email: info@vax.co.uk - website: vax.co.uk