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TECHNICAL INFORMATION
S2 Canister Vacuums
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2012 Miele USA

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  • Page 1 TECHNICAL INFORMATION S2 Canister Vacuums © 2012 Miele USA...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Table of Contents A  Warning and Safety Instructions ............... 4  1   General Information ....................4   2   Cleaning and Care ...................... 4   2.1   Vacuums and Accessories ................4   2.2   Dust Compartment ..................
  • Page 3 S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information 2.1   Accessories ....................32   3   Fault Repair ......................32   3.1   Suction Power Too Low ................32   4   Service ........................33   4.1   Telescopic Suction Hose Locking Piece Replacement ......... 33   4.2  ...
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Warning and Safety Instructions General Information All repairs should be performed by a trained technician in strict accordance with national, state and local codes. Any repairs or maintenance performed by unqualified personnel could be dangerous. When servicing, modifying, testing or maintaining appliances, all applicord laws, regulations and accident prevention guidelines must be observed.
  • Page 5: B Modification History

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Modification History When? Who? What? 7/18/2012 Jessica Naples S 2121 (HomeCare) model info added Cord reel troubleshooting and cord 8/10/2011 Jessica Naples removal added 11/20/2009 Jessica Naples Conversion for Website 6/17/2008 Armin Mannert Initial compilation Technical Data Model S 2110...
  • Page 6: Table C-1: S2 Data Sheet, Us Models

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Model S 2110 S 2120 S 2121 S 2130 S 2180 Accessories supplied 2 single connectable suction hoses Model-dependent (Easylock) 2-part stainless-steel Model-dependent suction hose 3-part stainless-steel telescopic suction Model-dependent hose (TriScope) Electro-telescopic suction hose Suction hose holder Integrated Suction hose...
  • Page 7: D Layout Of Electrical Components

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Layout of Electrical Components Figure D-1: Control Panel (at Rear of Vacuum) Figure D-2: Internal Component Layout Cord reel W16 Electronic Main switch Q1 Motor...
  • Page 8: Figure D-3: External Component Layout (With Basic Suction Hose)

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure D-3: External Component Layout (with Basic Suction Hose) 1 Handle 13 Bag 2 Air inlet valve 14 Motor protection filter 3 Release button 15 Exhaust filter (model-dependent) 4 Easylock suction hose 16 On/off footswitch 5 Adjustment knob for telescopic 17 Park System suction hose(model-dependent)
  • Page 9: Figure D-4: External Component Layout (With Electro Accessories)

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure D-4: External Component Layout (with Electro Accessories) 1 Handle 12 Socket for electro accessories 2 On/off switch for electrobrush 13 Bag 3 Lock release button 14 Motor protection filter 4 Electro-telescopic wand 15 Exhaust filter (model-dependent) 5 Elbow 16 On/off footswitch 6 Plug for electro accessories...
  • Page 10: 010 Casing Bottom, Motor

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Casing Bottom, Motor...
  • Page 11: Function

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Function Casters The appliance has three casters that can rotate through 360°. The caster rollers are mounted on steel axles. The roller contact surfaces are covered with a soft plastic coating. Service Caster Removal 1. Lever out the support roller and axle with a flathead screwdriver. See Figure 010-1.
  • Page 12: Motor Removal

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 010-2: Caster Removal Motor Removal 1. Remove the casing top. See Section 020-4.3. 2. Remove the cap. See Section 030-4.1. 3. Release the electronic retainer, Figure 010-3, Item 1, and tilt it upwards, Figure 010-3, Item 2. Figure 010-3: Electronic Retainer 4.
  • Page 13: Cord Reel Removal

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 010-4: Motor Note: When re-installing, the rubber seal must first be installed in the cover frame. Cord Reel Removal 1. Remove the casing top. See Section 020-4.3. 2. Remove the cap. See Section 030-4.1. 3.
  • Page 14: Cord Removal

    8. Release all wires from their guides. 9. Remove the electronic retainer. Cord Removal Note: Use only a genuine Miele cord for the correct vacuum model number. Note: Never replace the cord end. 1. Remove the cord reel. See Section 010-4.3.
  • Page 15: Figure 010-8: Cord Reel Clamped To Reel Assembly Body

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information 3. Clamp the cord reel to the body of the cord reel assembly to immobilize it. See Figure 010-8. Failure to clamp the cord reel can allow it to rotate, changing the spring tension and affecting operation. The reel can also separate from the body, releasing the tension spring.
  • Page 16: Figure 010-10: Cord Reel Tabs

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 010-10: Cord Reel Tabs 6. Remove the cord from the cord reel. 7. Install the new cord. 8. Reassemble the reel halves. Do not remove the clamp until the cord reel halves are fully assembled. 9.
  • Page 17: 020 Casing Top

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Casing Top...
  • Page 18: Function

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Function Bags A clean bag is essential to the maximum efficiency of the vacuum. A clogged bag can cause restricted airflow resulting in poor suction or, in extreme cases, an overheat condition can occur resulting in the vacuum shutting off. Changing the bag is relatively easy;...
  • Page 19: Filters

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Filters Miele canister vacuums use several types of filters (Super Air Clean, Active Air Clean, Active HEPA) to provide a clean, healthy environment. See Figure 020-2. Vacuum model will dictate filter(s) type. See Table C-1.
  • Page 20: Casing Top Removal

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 020-4: Bag Change Indicator Removal Casing Top Removal 1. Open the casing top wide. 2. Lever out the hinge arms, Figure 020-5. Figure 020-5: Casing Top Removal...
  • Page 21: Motor Protection Filter Frame Removal

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Motor Protection Filter Frame Removal 1. Open the casing top wide. 2. Remove the bag. 3. Release the frame retaining tabs with a suitable tool; see Figure 020-6, Item 1. 4. Remove the frame. Note: If it is too difficult to release the tabs from the top, open the frame, insert the flathead screwdriver behind it and pry it out.
  • Page 22: Figure 020-7: Cover Frame Screws

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 020-7: Cover Frame Screws 7. Hold the base firmly with one hand by pressing down at Figure 020-8, Item 2. Grasp inside the cover frame at Figure 020-8, Item 3, and pull straight up, about ¼ to ½ inch, until the handle locking tabs disengage (audible click).
  • Page 23: Air Inlet Regulator Removal

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Air Inlet Regulator Removal 1. Remove the casing top. See Section 020-4.3. 2. Remove the cap. See Section 030-4.1. 3. Remove the cover frame. See Section 020-4.5. 4. Turn the cover frame over. 5. Remove the air inlet regulator; see Figure 020-9, Item 1. Figure 020-9: Air Inlet Regulator Changing the Bag 1.
  • Page 24: Replacing The Super Air Clean Filter

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 020-10: Changing the Bag Replacing the Super Air Clean Filter 1. Open the dust compartment lid. 2. Unclip the filter grill and raise it up. 3. Carefully grasp the used filter at a clean, UNSOILED section (see arrow) and remove (Figure 020-11, Item 1).
  • Page 25: Replacing One Type Of Filter With Another

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 020-12: Replacing the Active Air Clean or Active HEPA Filter 4.10 Replacing One Type of Filter with Another If you wish to replace the SUPER AIR CLEAN FILTER with the ACTIVE AIR CLEAN FILTER or the ACTIVE HEPA FILTER, you MUST REMOVE the grill BEFORE inserting the new type of filter.
  • Page 26: 030 Controls, Electronic

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Controls, Electronic...
  • Page 27: Function

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Function Suction Power Figure 030-1: Rotary Selector Switch The suction power is set via the rotary selector switch as appropriate for the surface to be vacuumed: : Curtains and textiles : Upholstery, cushions : High-quality carpets, rugs and runners : Energy saving, everyday vacuuming with reduced noise level : Lightly soiled carpets and soft floors : Hard floors, heavily soiled carpets and soft floors...
  • Page 28: Vacuum Cleaner Shuts Itself Off Or Overheating Indicator Led Lights Up

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information N). Voltage reading should be 120VAC +/- 10 volts. 3. If cord reel voltage is faulty (or nonexistent), then the cord reel is defective. Replace it with a new one, following the instructions in Section 010-4.3.
  • Page 29: Figure 030-2: Cap Screws

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 030-2: Cap Screws 5. Press a suitable tool into the recess under the left and right footswitches next to the Park System (Figure 030-3, Item 1). Pull up at Figure 030-3, Item 2, to release the retaining tabs (Figure 030-4, Item 1). 6.
  • Page 30: Electronic Removal

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Figure 030-4: Tabs Electronic Removal 1. Remove the casing top. See Section 020-4.3. 2. Remove the cap. See Section 030-4.1. 3. Release the electronic retainer, Figure 010-3, Item 1, and tilt it upwards, Figure 010-3, Item 2. 4.
  • Page 31: 040 Suction Hose, Accessories

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Suction Hose, Accessories...
  • Page 32: Function

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Function Accessories 1 Dusting brush 2 Upholstery brush 3 Crevice nozzle 4 Accessory holder Figure 040-1: Accessories The accessory holder can either be clipped in position on the connection stub or the handle connection sleeve. For more information, see the operating instructions or the general DTD.
  • Page 33: Service

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Note: The motor protection filter should always be changed when a new pack of Miele vacuum bags is opened. A motor protection filter is supplied with every pack of Miele vacuum bags. Cause: Exhaust filter clogged.
  • Page 34: Pushbutton Replacement (For Telescopic Hoses)

    S2 Canister Vacuums Technical Information Pushbutton Replacement (for Telescopic Hoses) 1. Pry off the old pushbutton with a small flathead screwdriver. 2. Place the bar, Figure 040-3, Item D, in its holder. 3. Place the spring, Figure 040-3, Item A, in its holder. 4.

This manual is also suitable for:

S 2120S 2130S 2110S 2180S 2121