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WITH PROOF OF SALE a defective product will be replaced free of charge. The Kenmore brand is used under license. Direct all claims for warranty replacement to: Cleva North America, Inc., 1-877-531-7321 This warranty covers ONLY defects in material and workmanship, and will NOT pay for: 1.
Use your vacuum cleaner only as described Do not put on chairs, tables, etc. Keep on in this guide. Use only with Kenmore ﬂoor. recommended attachments. Do not use vacuum cleaner to pick up Disconnect electrical supply before servicing ﬂammable or combustible liquids (gasoline,...
PARTS AND FEATURES It is important to know your vacuum cleaner’s parts and features to ensure its proper and safe use. Review these before using your vacuum cleaner. Use only AAFA approved replacement dust bags and exhaust ﬁlters to maintain AAFA certiﬁcation. REPLACEMENT PARTS t l e 53013...
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS Before assembling vacuum cleaner, check the PACKING LIST (page 2). Use this list to verify that you have received and identiﬁed all the components of your new Kenmore vacuum cleaner. WAND (TELESCOPING)
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION Moving parts! To reduce the risk of personal injury, DO NOT touch the brushroll when vacuum cleaner is on. Contacting the brushroll while it is rotating can cut, bruise or cause other injuries. Always turn oﬀ and unplug from electrical outlet before servicing.
SUGGESTED PILE HEIGHT 3. Lower wand from upright position by SETTINGS pressing on the HANDLE RELEASE pedal. Attention: Refer to your carpet manufacturers cleaning recommendations. Some more delicate carpets may require that they be vacuumed with the PowerMate ® brushroll turned oﬀ to prevent carpet damage.
VACUUMING TIPS FOR BEST CLEANING RESULTS SUGGESTED SWEEPING PATTERN SUCTION For best cleaning action, the PowerMate ® CONTROL • Use high power on the should be pushed straight away from you suction control and pulled straight back. At the end of located on the handle.
ATTACHMENTS CAUTION DO NOT attach or remove handle or wands while vacuum cleaner is ON. This could cause sparking and damage the electrical contacts or electronic controls. ATTACHMENT STORAGE This canister is equipped with an on-board storage area for attachments. POP-N-GO FLOOR BRUSH TO REINSTALL: 1.
DUSTING BRUSH, CREVICE TOOL, ATTACHMENTS ON HANDLE & PET POWERMATE NOTE: If the PowerMate is attached, turn ® vacuum cleaner oﬀ before removing handle 1. Lift the tool storage cover to open. from wand. 1. Press wand release button and pull up on handle.
ATTACHMENTS ON WAND 3. Slide attachments into wand as needed. All except crevice tool will click into place. See ATTACHMENT USE TABLE (page 14). 1. To remove wand from PowerMate , lock ® wand in upright position. 2. Press wand release pedal with foot and pull the wand straight up and out of PowerMate ®...
If the problem persists, have the vacuum protect the vacuum cleaner from cleaner serviced by a Kenmore or other overheating. If a clog prevents the normal qualiﬁed service agent. ﬂow of air to the motor, the thermal protector turns the motor oﬀ...
CANISTER CARE REMOVING CLOGS The vacuum cleaner creates suction that picks up dirt. Rapidly moving air carries the dirt to the dust bag through the airﬂow passages. The dust bag lets the air pass through, while it traps the dirt. For best cleaning results, keep the airﬂow passage open.
DUST BAG CHANGING For best cleaning results, the dust bag NOTE: DO NOT bend or crease the middle should be changed often. The CHECK BAG of the cardboard when installing the bag indicator will come on when the bag needs into the bag mount slots.
MOTOR SAFETY FILTER CLEANING 2. Lift the rubber retainer and pull out motor WARNING safety ﬁlter as shown. Electrical Shock Hazard Turn oﬀ and unplug vacuum cleaner from electrical outlet. Do not operate the vacuum cleaner without the motor safety ﬁlter.
EXHAUST FILTER CHANGING 4. Insert the new exhaust ﬁlter cartridge into the canister with the rubber seal WARNING towards the canister. The arrow on the top Fire and/or Electrical Shock Hazard ridge of the ﬁlter indicates the direction of Do not operate with a clogged exhaust air ﬂow.
POWERMATE CARE ® Always follow all safety precautions when performing maintenance to the PowerMate ® WARNING Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury Hazard Always turn oﬀ and unplug vacuum cleaner before performing maintenance to the vacuum cleaner. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury from vacuum cleaner suddenly starting.
TO CLEAN BRUSHROLL: TO REPLACE BELT NOTE: In order to keep cleaning eﬃciency 1. Install new belt over motor drive, then high and to prevent damage to your vacu- over belt path. um cleaner, the brushroll must be cleaned NOTE: See REPLACEMENT PARTS for part every time the belt is changed.
BRUSHROLL SERVICING TO REPLACE BRUSHROLL ASSEMBLY WARNING 1. Remove the ﬂoor brush from the Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury PowerMate ® Hazard 2. Remove PowerMate cover, belt and ® Always turn oﬀ and unplug vacuum brushroll assembly. See “To Remove Belt” in cleaner before performing maintenance BELT CHANGING AND BRUSHROLL to the vacuum cleaner.
TROUBLESHOOTING Review this table to ﬁnd do-it-yourself solutions for minor performance problems. Any other service needed should be performed by a Kenmore or other qualiﬁed service agent. WARNING Always turn oﬀ and unplug vacuum cleaner before performing maintenance to the vacuum cleaner.
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE POSSIBLE SOLUTION CHECK BAG Indicator 1. Full or clogged dust bag. 1. Change bag. activates. 2. Dirty ﬁlters. 2. Clean/change ﬁlters. 3. Blocked airﬂow passage. 3. Clear blockage from airﬂow passage. 4. Certain attachment tools. 4. This is normal. Light should go oﬀ when tool is removed.