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Vax model number:
V-102E
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instruction manual
Bagged cylinder
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
V-102E
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Fig.1/1
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Hose inlet
On/off button
Variable power
Parking slot
Auto cord rewind
Plug
Dirt container release clip
2 parts overview
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Pre-motor filter
Post-motor filter
Disposable dust bag
Carry handle
2-in-1 tool
Crevice tool
Combination floor tool
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Hard floor tool
TurboTool
TurboBrush
Telescopic extension tube
Hose and Handle
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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 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.
The 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.
9.
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.
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.
Non-approved 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.
!
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.
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IMPORTANT: Cleaning filters improves vacuum
performance. Make sure all the filters are
completely dry before inserting back into the vacuum
cleaner.
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This vacuum cleaner is intended for household use only
and not for commercial or industrial use.
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.
14. Do not vacuum up harmful or toxic material (chlorine
bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, etc).
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.
safety information
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3. How to Assemble
Fit the combination floor head by pushing onto the
extension tube (Fig.3/4).
IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum
cleaner from the electrical outlet before
assembling or removing the accessories.
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Insert the flexible hose into the inlet on the main body of
the vacuum cleaner. Push in until it clicks into position
(Fig.3/1).
Fig.3/4
Fig.3/1
Push the telescopic extension tube on to the end of the
handle (Fig.3/2).
Fig.3/2
The telescopic extension tube can be lengthened or
shortened by pushing the button in and sliding the tube
apart or together as required (Fig.3/3).
Fig.3/3
4 assembly
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4. How to Operate
Cord Release
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
Insert the power plug into the electrical outlet. Ensure the
vacuum cleaner is switched off.
Press the on/off button located on the top of the vacuum
cleaner and press the button again to turn the vacuum
cleaner off.
5. Accessories
The accessories can be attached directly to the handle by
removing the telescopic tube and pushing in the desired
accessory.
The accessories can also be attached to the telescopic
tube for extra reach. Remove the combination floor head
and push on the desired accessory.
NOTE: The crevice tool and 2-in-1 tool are stored in the
lid of the machine above the dust bag compartment.
Crevice tool: for crevices, corners and cracks, etc.
2-in-1 tool:
Combination Floor Tool
Carpet Cleaning:
Dusting brush: for delicate surfaces.
Upholstery tool: for carpets, upholstery, stairs, etc.
For carpet and rug cleaning press the rocker switch
on the combination floor head to raise the brushes.
TurboBrush: for large carpeted areas.
Hard floor cleaning:
NOTE: The TurboBrush is not recommended for use on
hard floors
For hard floor cleaning, press the rocker switch on the
combination floor head to lower the brushes.
TurboTool: for pet hair, stair and upholstery cleaning
Cord Rewind
To rewind the power cord, press the cord rewind button,
located at the rear 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.
NOTE: Do not use the TurboTool on suede and leather
surfaces.
Hard floor tool: for hard floor, parquet and laminate
coverings.
Variable Power
Located between the on/off and cord rewind buttons
there is a variable power dial. Press the ‘+’ button to
increase suction power and the ‘-’ button to reduce the
suction power.
Carry Handle
Use the carry handle located at the front of the vacuum
cleaner to move from room to room.
Hose Storage
For convenience there is a slot located located on the back
and underside of the vacuum cleaner where the extension
tube can be parked for carrying and storage.
operation / accessories
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6. Dust Bag and Filters:
Removal and Replacement
WARNING: Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
from the electrical outlet before removing the
dirt container.
Shake off excess dirt and dust over a dustbin. The premotor filter can be rinsed in cold water to clean. The premotor filter must be allowed to air dry completely before
being replaced back in the unit (Fig.6/3).
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!
WARNING: Do NOT use the vacuum cleaner
without ALL of the filters in place.
Emptying the Dust Bag
NOTE: The dust bag must be replaced every time the
bag full indicator remains permanently illuminated or
the bag is full.
Turn off the vacuum cleaner and unplug from the
electrical outlet. Lift up the top cover to gain access to
the dust bag compartment. Remove and dispose of the
full dust bag and insert a new dust bag (Fig.6/1).
Fig.6/3
Removing the Post-motor filter
Open the lid to the dust bag as previously directed.
Lift up the latch of the post motor filter and pull towards
the front of the machine (Fig.6/4).
Fig.6/1
Cleaning the Filters
NOTE: Do NOT use any detergents or boiling water to
wash the filters. Vax recommends checking the
filters every time you replace the dust bag.
Cleaning the pre-motor filter
Turn off the vacuum cleaner and unplug from the
electrical outlet. Lift up the top cover to gain access to
the dust bag compartment.
Fig.6/4
Tap the pre-motor filter gently on the side of the rubbish
bin to remove excess dirt and dust (Fig.6/5).
Lift out the pre-motor filter situated at the back of the
compartment (Fig.6/2.
Fig.6/5
Fig.6/2
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When the post-motor filter becomes clogged or
discoloured, it should be replaced. Vax recommends that
this filter is replaced every 9-12 months.
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7. Clearing Blockages
Removing debris from the TurboBrush
WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock,
the power cord must be disconnected before
performing maintenance or troubleshooting checks.
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Turn the vacuum cleaner off and unplug from the electrical
outlet.
The flexible hose can be disconnected from the vacuum
cleaner by pushing in the button on the hose and pulling
away from the machine. Remove any blockages found then
re-connect the hose securely.
The brushbar will stop rotating if it is blocked during
operation by vacuuming up foreign objects, or is 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.7/3).
Removing debris from the TurboTool
Switch the vacuum cleaner off and disconnect the power
plug from the electrical outlet.
Rotate the locking ring 180º (Fig.7/1).
Fig.7/3
NOTE: The brushbar will also stop rotating if the
central filter is clogged.
LOCKING RING
Fig.7/1
Lift the top cover off and remove any blockage (Fig.7/2).
To re-assemble, ensure that the tabs are engage. Pivot the
lower housing closed and rotate the locking ring 180º
(Fig.7/2).
TABS
Fig.7/2
clearing blockages
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8. Storage
9. Troubleshooting
IMPORTANT: Always unplug the vacuum cleaner
from the electrical outlet and rewind the power
cord as directed before storing.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury,
unplug the vacuum cleaner before performing
maintenance or troubleshooting checks.
NOTE: Always store the vacuum cleaner base down.
PROBLEM: Vacuum cleaner won't run
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Cause:
Not properly plugged into electrical outlet.
Solution: Plug in securely.
Cause:
No electricity in the electrical outlet.
Solution: Check fuse or breaker.
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:
Dust bag not installed properly.
Solution: Review dust bag replacement.
Cause:
Dust bag full or blocked.
Solution: Empty dust bag.
Cause:
Clogged filters.
Solution: Remove, clean and replace filters.
PROBLEM: Accessories won’t pick up.
Cause:
Accessories are not attached correctly.
Solution: Refer to section 5.
Cause:
TurboBrush / TurboTool is clogged.
Solution: Refer to section 7.
Cause:
Hose is not installed correctly.
Solution: Refer to section 7.
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PROBLEM: Dust escaping from the vacuum cleaner.
Cause:
Dust bag full.
Solution: Empty dust bag.
Cause:
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Dust bag not installed correctly.
Solution: Review dust bag replacement.
Cause:
Hose is not installed correctly.
Solution: Review installation.
Cause:
Filter not installed completely.
Solution: Remove, clean and replace filters.
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11. Technical Specification
Voltage:
Wattage:
Capacity:
Filters:
Cord length:
Weight:
220-240V ~50Hz
2000W
3.5 litres approx
Fibre pre-motor filter
HEPA pleated post-motor filter
6.5m approx
7.1kg 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 V-102E SIRRUS bagless cylinder 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.
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