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Electrolux Afuera Planning & Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 Do-It- Yourself Planning & Installation Manual for your new AFUERA Central Cleaning System...
  • Page 2 A. How to Plan Your New Central Cleaning System Before you start, read these instructions thoroughly.You will be pleased to learn that a central cleaning system is surprisingly easy to install, and will provide you with years of trouble-free enjoyment. All central cleaning systems may be installed in either existing or new construction.
  • Page 3 B. How to Install Your New Central Cleaning STEP 1: Installing Inlet Valves a) Wall Valves in Existing Structure Determine as closely as possible desired location of inlet valve. Drill a small pilot hole in the floor directly below the proposed valve location. A straight length of coat hanger wire, cut at an angle, makes a good pilot hole drill bit, but, be careful not to snag carpeting.
  • Page 4 insert assembled 90 degree dual elbow and wall-bracket assembly through wall cutout hole as illustrated (Fig. 7). Once metal mount- ing bracket is com- pletely inside wall cavity, entire upwards so metal plate is flush with inner wall surface and inlet valve is flush with outer wall surface.
  • Page 5 Hold the mounting plate in place with a bent coat hanger. Open the valve lid and slide the valve flange first over the end of the coat hang- holes in the valve with those in the mounting plate. Using the screws provided, secure the valve in place.
  • Page 6 Be sure to hold wire perfectly horizontal so that both interior and exterior holes line up with one another. Check for inner wall obstructions by bending short length of coat hanger wire at a right angle and twirling this right angle piece inside the wall.
  • Page 7 Screw plaster guard onto face of assembly (See Fig. 18). Drop bottom of tubing through 2-1/4" (5.7cm) hole and nail stud mounting bracket assembly to stud. Make sure center of inlet hole is at the correct height above floor level and tubing extends below sub-flooring.
  • Page 8 STEP 3: Installation of Power Unit The power unit is screwed to the wall with the bottom screws of the mounting bracket located 48" (1.2m) up from the floor to allow convenient removal of the dirt canister. For proper motor cooling, there must be at least 12"...
  • Page 9: Grounding Instructions

    WARNING: ELECTRIC SHOCK COULD OCCUR IF USED ON WET SURFACES. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. If it should malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This appliance is equipped with a cord hav- ing an equipment grounding conductor and grounding plug.
  • Page 10 3. Use this vacuum only for its intended use as described in this manual. (Use of attachments not recommended by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury.) 4. Never operate this vacuum if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped, or damaged.