Important Safety Instructions; Grounding Instructions - Bissell 9400-3 User Manual

Bissell 9400-3: user guide
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When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions
should be observed, including the following:
Read all instructions before using your ProHeat 2X
of fire, electric shock, or injury:
■ Do not immerse.
■ Use only on surfaces moistened by cleaning process.
■ Always connect to a properly grounded outlet.
■ See Grounding Instructions.
■ Unplug from outlet when not in use and before
conducting maintenance or troubleshooting.
■ Do not leave machine when it is plugged in.
■ Do not service machine when it is plugged in.
■ Do not use with damaged cord or plug.
■ If appliance is not working as it should, has been
dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into
water, have it repaired at an authorized Service Center.
■ Use indoors only.
■ Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close
door on cord, pull cord around sharp corners or edges, run
appliance over cord, or expose cord to heated surfaces.
■ Unplug by grasping the plug, not the cord.
■ Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
■ Do not put any object into appliance openings, use with
blocked opening, or restrict air flow.
■ Do not expose hair, loose clothing, fingers or body
parts to openings or moving parts.
■ Do not pick up hot or burning objects.
■ Do not pick up flammable or combustible materials
(lighter fluid, gasoline, kerosene, etc.) or use in the
presence of explosive liquids or vapor.
■ Do not use appliance in an enclosed space filled with vapors
given off by oil base paint, paint thinner, some moth proofing
substances, flammable dust, or other explosive or toxic vapors.
■ Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine bleach,
ammonia, drain cleaner, gasoline, etc.).
■ Do not modify the 3-prong grounded plug.
■ Do not allow to be used as a toy.
■ Do not use for any purpose other than described in
this User's Guide.
■ Do not operate the appliance unless the belt door is
securely assembled in the location provided.
■ Do not unplug by pulling on the cord.
■ Use only manufacturer's recommended attachments.
■ Always install float before any wet pick up operation.
■ Use only cleaning products formulated by BISSELL for
use in this appliance to prevent internal component
damage. See the cleaning fluid section of this guide.
■ Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.
■ Do not point attachment nozzle at people or animals
■ Keep appliance on a level surface.
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■ Turn off all controls before unplugging.
■ Unplug before attaching the TurboBrush.
■ Be extra careful when cleaning stairs.
■ Close attention is necessary when used by or
To reduce the risk
■ WARNING: The power cord on this product contains


This appliance must be connected to a grounded
wiring system. If it should malfunction or break
down, grounding provides a safe path of least
resistance for electrical current, reducing the risk of
electrical shock. The cord for this appliance has an
equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding
plug. It must only be plugged into an outlet that is
properly installed and grounded in accordance with
all local codes and ordinances.
connection of the equipment-grounding
conductor can result in a risk of electrical
shock. Check with a qualified electrician
or service person if you aren't sure if the
outlet is properly grounded. DO NOT MODIFY
THE PLUG. If it will not fit the outlet, have a
proper outlet installed by a qualified electri-
cian. This appliance is designed for use on a
nominal 120-volt circuit, and has a ground-
ing attachment plug that looks like the plug
in the drawing above. Make certain that the
appliance is connected to an outlet having
the same configuration as the plug. No plug
adapter should be used with this appliance.
near children.
lead, a chemical known to the State of California to
cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Commercial use of this unit voids the
manufacturer's warranty.
Grounding Pin
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