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Suggested Pile Height Settings; Some Models - Kenmore 116.30412 Owner's Manual

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To select a pile height setting
Turn off cleaner, Select a pile height set-
ting by tilting the cleaner back until front
wheels are lifted slightly off the floor as
illustrated_
Slide the adjustment lever to the correct
setting,
SUGGESTED
PILE HEIGHT SETTINGS
You may need to raise the height to make
some jobs easier, such as scatter rugs
and longer pile carpets, Suggested set-
tings are:
HIGH: shag carpet, long pile, plush, scat-
ter rugs.
MED: medium to long pile.
LOW: short to medium pile.
EX LOW: very iow pile.
SOME
MODELS
WARNING
Personal injury Hazard
DO NOT place hands or feet
underneath the unit when
changing from the bare floor to
the carpet pile height setting.
The agitator begins to revolve
rapidly when the vacuum Is
turned on and Is in the carpet
setting.
I/
Bare floor setting: Slide the carpet/bare
floor selector all the way back and down
toward the bottom of the nozzle until it
locks into place.
tn this position the brush assembly does
not revolve. This setUng should be used
for cleaning hardwood and tile floors and
when any attachments (tools) are
used.
Carpet setting: Slide the selector all the
way forward and up to the carpet
position,
In this position the brush assembly will
turn. When carpets are being cleaned the
selector should be in this position,
Attention:
Refer to your carpet manufac-
turers cleaning recommendations.
Some
more delicate carpets may require that
they be vacuumed with the agitator turned
off, to prevent carpet damage.
CAUTION
Do not allow vacuum cleaner to
remain in one spot for any length
of time when the agitator is turn-
ing. Damage to carpet may occur.
NOTE: For longer belt life, turn vacuum off
before moving selector, otherwise make
sure the selector is pushed fully and
quickly as possible to the desired posi-
tion. Failure to do so can cause the belt
to rub on the selector shaft and may result
in the belt becoming hot and creating a
burning rubber smell,
Carpet/Bare
Floor Selector
To Bare Floor
Position
To Carpet
Position

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