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Shark SC505 Owner's Manual

Portable 120v, 60hz., 1600 watts.
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Model SC505
120V~, 60Hz., 1600 Watts
For information or assistance:
Tel: 1 866 98SHARK
EURO-PRO Corporation
178 West Service Rd.
Champlain, NY 12919
(1 866 987-4275)


When using your Portable Shark Steam Cleaner, basic safety precautions
should always be observed, including the following:
Read all instructions before using your
Portable Shark Steam Cleaner.
Use the system only for its intended use.
To protect against a risk of electric shock,
do not immerse any part of the system in
water or other liquids.
Never yank cord to disconnect from
outlet; instead, grasp plug and pull to
Do not allow cord to touch hot surfaces.
Let the system cool completely before
putting away or before opening the water
tank (removing the safety cap) . Wrap
power cord loosely around your system
when storing.
Always disconnect system from electrical
outlet when filling or emptying water tank
and when not in use.
Do not operate the system with a damaged
cord or plug, or if the appliance or any other
part of the system has been dropped or
damaged. To avoid the risk of electric
shock, do not disassemble or attempt to
repair the Portable Shark Steam Cleaner.
Return the system to EURO-PRO
Corporation (see warranty) for examination
and repair. Incorrect re-assembly or repair
can cause a risk of electrical shock or injury
to persons when the Portable Shark Steam
Cleaner is used.
Close supervision is necessary for any
appliance being used by or near children.
Do not leave the system unattended while
Burns can occur from touching hot metal
parts, hot water or steam. Do not turn
upside down as there may be hot water in
the unit. Never direct steam at any person.
The steam is very hot and can cause burns.
10. Do not operate in the presence of
explosive and/or flammable fumes.
11. This appliance is intended only for
household use. Follow all user instructions
in this manual.
12. Never use any chemicals or substance
other than tap water in the machine. Use of
chemicals may damage the machine. Use
of chemicals will automatically void your
For Household Use Only
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or
Do not leave the Portable Shark Steam
Cleaner plugged in when unattended. Unplug
the electrical cord when not in use and before
servicing or refilling water tank.
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close
attention is necessary when used by or near
children, pets or plants.
Use only as described in this manual. Use
only manufacturer's recommended
Do not pull cord, use cord as a handle, close
a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp
edges or corners. Keep cord away from
heated surfaces.
Do not use extension cords or outlets with
inadequate current carrying capacity.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug,
grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not handle plug or steam cleaner with wet
hands or operate without shoes.
Do not put any objects into openings. Do not
use with any opening blocked.
Store your appliance indoors in a cool, dry
Keep your work area well lit.
When in use, never turn the appliance over
or on its side. Never direct steam towards
people, animals or plants.
Do not immerse the steam cleaner into water
or other liquids. Always unplug the power
cord from the electrical socket when filling the
steam cleaner.
Do NOT add cleaning solutions, scented
perfumes, oils or any other chemicals to
the water used in this appliance as this
may damage the unit or make it unsafe for
use. Use regular tap water or distilled/purified
water if the tap water in your area is very hard.
Rev. 01/03E


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  • Page 1: Important Safety Instructions

    Champlain, NY 12919 Tel: 1 866 98SHARK IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using your Portable Shark Steam Cleaner, basic safety precautions should always be observed, including the following: Read all instructions before using your Portable Shark Steam Cleaner. Use the system only for its intended use.
  • Page 2: Product Overview

    Do not attempt to defeat the safety purpose of the grounding pin, part of the 3-prong plug. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR PORTABLE SHARK STEAM CLEANER Safety Cap 11. Hose Concentrator Nozzle Shoulder Strap Hook 12.
  • Page 3: Refilling With Water

    FEATURES Your Hand Held Steam Cleaner utilizes pressurized steam to remove tough grease,dirt and grime. Steam is nature’s purest and most powerful cleaner for safely cleaning all hard surfaces in your home without harsh chemicals, thus being perfectly ecological. The appliance has various attachments so that it can be used for many purposes such as: 1.
  • Page 4: Attaching Towel To Floor Brush

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS cont. ATTACHMENTS Window Squeegee Concentrator Nozzle CAUTION: When cleaning windows, always avoid any sudden changes in To attach the concentrator nozzle to the temperature to prevent glass breakage nozzle of the unit, align the "U" arrow on or cracks. the concentrator nozzle with the arrow on the appliance.
  • Page 5: Care & Maintenance

    Wipe dirt as soon as possible, otherwise it will dry and re- adhere to the surface. Hints The Portable Shark Steam Cleaner has many uses many of which will not be mentioned in this owner's manual. This is meant only to give you a general idea of what can be achieved with the unit.
  • Page 6: Year Limited Warranty

    To clean bicycles, use the detail brush. To clean equipment, use the detail brush, depending on the surface area. Model SC505 1 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Your Steam Cleaner is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase when utilized for normal household use by the original purchaser only.

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  • Isabel Aug 15, 2017 09:49:
    I am so happy you still have this up. I could not find my manual after 20 something years ago and my Shark Pro SC505 is still like new.

    Thank you.
  • Angie Karwoski Jun 20, 2017 05:36:
    i have my unit unplugged and the oressure has been released.
    I HAVD MODEL, Shark SC505
  • Laura Nov 16, 2016 01:45:
    I cannot get the safety cap off It is unplugged and the steam has been purged and it is empty.
  • Leslee Jensen Aug 26, 2015 09:28:
    I cannot get the safety cap off It is unplugged and the steam has been purged and it is empty
  • Sharon Riecky Jun 28, 2014 11:06:
    How do I disconnect an attachment that has been on for a long time?