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Handle Release - Kenmore Elite 116.31150 Use & Care Manual

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Release the handle by pressing down on the
handle release pedal with your foot and
pulling back and down on the handle with
your hand.
Use low position for cleaning under
furniture. Press the pedal and lower
handle towards the floor to change
from normal use position to low
position.
Note: The agitator does not rotate when the
vacuum cleaner is in the upright position.
OFF - turns both
suction and agitator
motors off.
FLOOR - turns on
the suction motor
only. In this position
the agitator does
not revolve. Use
this setting for
cleaning hardwood, tile floors and delicate
carpets and when any attachments (tools)
are used.
CARPET - turns on both the suction and the
agitator motors. Not recommended for
hardwood floors, tile and delicate carpets.

HANDLE RELEASE

OFF/FLOOR/CARPET SWITCH
OFF/FLOOR/
CARPET Switch
Selector
Window
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CAUTION
Refer to your carpet manufacturers
cleaning recommendations. Some more
delicate carpets may require that they
be vacuumed with the agitator turned
off, to prevent carpet damage.
WARNING
Personal Injury Hazard
Use care if vacuum cleaner is placed on
stairs. If it falls, personal injury or prop-
erty damage could result.

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