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User Guide
Vax Careline: AU: 1300 361 505
NZ: 0800 800 900
Bagless Cylinder
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VCP6B2000
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Machine Overview
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General Safety Information
FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
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Do not use without ALL of the filters in place.
When using the hard floor cleaner, basic safety precautions
should always be observed, including the following:
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Take extra care when vacuuming on stairs.
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Keep vacuuming area well lit.
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Store the vacuum cleaner in a cool, dry area.
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urn off the on/off switch before unplugging the
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vacuum cleaner.
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nly use the vacuum cleaner indoors on dry surfaces.
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Do not handle the plug or vacuum cleaner with wet
hands. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
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urn off the vacuum cleaner controls before
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disconnecting or connecting from the mains supply.
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lways unplug the vacuum cleaner before connecting
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or disconnecting the vacuum hose and accessories.
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hildren should be supervised to ensure that they do
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not play with the appliance.
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his appliance is not intended for use by persons
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(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.
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se only as described in this manual. Use only Vax
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recommended 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.
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o not use the vacuum cleaner if it has been dropped,
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damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water. Do not
use the vacuum cleaner with a damaged cord or
plug. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or a recommended Service
Agent to avoid hazard and invalidating the guarantee.
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. See
Maintenance: Clearing blockages.
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o not pull or carry by cord. Do not use the cord as a
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handle, close a door on the cord or pull cord around
sharp edges or corners. Do not run the vacuum
cleaner over the cord. Keep the cord away from
heated surfaces.
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o not put any objects into openings. Do not use with
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any openings blocked and do not restrict air-flow.
Keep all openings free of dust, lint, hair or anything
that might reduce airflow.
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se only SAA-approved 10 amp extension cords.
Non-approved cords may overheat. Care should be
taken to arrange the cord so that the cord cannot be
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.
IMPORTANT: Washing filters maintains vacuum
performance. Vax recommends that they should be
checked and cleaned periodically (depending on the level
of use). Make sure all filters are completely dry before
inserting back into the vacuum cleaner.
IMPORTANT: The motor is equipped with a thermal
cut-out. If for any reason the unit should overheat,
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 dirt container and empty.
Clean filters. Allow the unit to cool for approximately one
(1) hour. To re-start, plug into an electrical outlet and switch
back on.
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eep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all parts of the
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body away from openings and moving parts.
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o not pick up hot coals, cigarette butts, matches or
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any hot, smoking or burning objects.
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o not pick up flammable or combustible materials
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(lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene etc.) or use in the
presence of explosive liquids or vapours.
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o not vacuum up harmful or toxic materials (chlorine,
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bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner etc.).
This machine is intended for household use only,
and NOT for commercial or industrial use.
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o not vacuum up hard or sharp objects such as
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glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
PLEASE KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR
FURTHER USE.
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Operation
Keep your Vax like new
IMPORTANT: The condition of the filters affects the
performance of your machine. Please check and wash
filters periodically (depending on the level of use). For full cleaning
instructions, see pages 5 and 6.
IMPORTANT: Do not use the vacuum cleaner without all
of the filters in place.
Assembling your vacuum cleaner
NOTE: The crevice tool, upholstery tool and dusting brush can all be attached directly to the
telescopic tube or hose handle.
Operating the appliance
NOTE: Fully unwind the power cord. A yellow mark on the cord indicates the recommended
cord length. Do not exceed the cord length beyond the yellow mark.
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Maintenance (Keep your Vax as good as new)
Packing away and storage
NOTE: For convenience there is a parking slot located at the rear of the vacuum cleaner where the
floor head and tubes can be attached for storage and carrying.
Emptying and cleaning the dirt container
Cleaning the pre-motor filter
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Maintenance (Keep your Vax as good as new)
Cleaning the shroud
NOTE: The shroud is accessed by removing the dirt container lid and is located underneath the
pre-motor filter.
Cleaning the post-motor filter (DO NOT WASH)
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Maintenance (Keep your Vax as good as new)
Clearing blockages
WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, the power cord must be disconnected
before performing maintenance/troubleshooting checks. Turn the vacuum cleaner off and
unplug from the electrical socket
Hose blockages
Accessory blockages
The flexible hose may be disconnected
from the vacuum cleaner. Carefully remove
any blockages found and reconnect the
hose securely.
Remove accessory from the hose/telescopic
tube. Carefully remove the blockage and
return to the cleaner.
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FAQ’s
WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury, unplug the hard floor cleaner before performing
maintenance/troubleshooting checks.
Problem
Solution
Is there an accessory missing?
Check the ‘Parts Overview’ page in this guide to make sure the part is definitely
included in your unit.
If it is missing, we’re here to help. Simply call us on AU: 1300 361 505 NZ: 0800 800 900
Why won’t the vacuum cleaner
pick up?
The dirt container may be incorrectly installed; remove the dirt container from the
unit by pressing the dirt container release catch and then reattaching it to the unit,
ensuring it is locked firmly back into place.
The filter may be clogged; refer to ‘Maintenance: Cleaning the filters’ on pages 5 and 6.
The dirt container may be blocked; refer to ‘Maintenance: Emptying and cleaning
the dirt container’ on page 5.
There may be a blockage in the hose/tube; disconnect from the vacuum cleaner.
Carefully remove any blockages found and reconnect securely.
Why is dust escaping from
the vacuum?
The filter may be clogged; refer to ‘Maintenance: Cleaning the filters’ on pages 5 and 6.
The dirt container may be blocked; refer to ‘Maintenance: Emptying and cleaning
the dirt container’ on page 5.
The dirt container may be incorrectly installed; remove the dirt container from the
unit by pressing the dirt container release catch and then reattaching it to the unit,
ensuring it is locked firmly back into place.
What do I do if the unit/an
accessory becomes damaged
or broken?
We’re here to help. Simply call AU: 1300 361 505 NZ: 0800 800 900
or visit vax.com.au
Why won’t the accessories
pick up properly?
Hose blockages: remove the hose from the unit. Carefully remove any
blockages found and reconnect hose securely.
Accessory blockages: remove accessory from handle/tube. Carefully remove
blockage and reattach to the vacuum cleaner.
The accessory may be faulty. Simply call us on AU: 1300 361 505
NZ: 0800 800 900 for assistance.
Why will the vacuum cleaner
not run?
It may not be plugged into the electrical outlet correctly; ensure that the plug is
pushed in securely.
The electrical outlet may not be working properly; check the fuse or breaker, or
consult an electrician.
The motor thermostat may have tripped; switch off and unplug the vacuum cleaner,
and leave for one hour before switching the cleaner back on.
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Other Information
Vax Service & Help
Vax Careline:
Australia 1300 361 505
New Zealand 0800 800 900
Monday-Friday
8.30am to 5.00pm
If you have queries or concerns about using your Vax, call the Vax Careline. Calls are charged
at the standard local rate. Please make a note of the serial number and model number of the
vacuum cleaner before calling.
For the nearest Service Agent, please call the Vax Customer Careline or visit www.vax.com.au
Technical Specification
Voltage:
220-240V ~50Hz
Wattage:
2000W
Capacity:
3L
Filters:Pre-motor filter (washable)
HEPA H12 post-motor filter
Cord length: 7m
Weight:
5.5kg
Subject to technical change without notice.
EEC Statement of Compliance
Manufacturer/EEC importer: Vax Limited, hereby on our own responsibility, declare that the
Power 6 series 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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Notes
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Distributed by Techtronic Industries Pty. Ltd.
Level 1, 660 Doncaster Road, Doncaster, Australia 3108.
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