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Important Safeguards - Kenwood Heater 2307K Instructions Manual

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

When using electrical appliances, basic precautions should always be followed to redu-
ce risk of fire, electric shock, and injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using this heater.
2. If your radiator is equipped with a polythene tape used as carry handle, remove it
before connecting appliance to the outlet.
3. This heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, do not let bare skin touch hot surfa-
ces. Use handle when moving this heater. Keep combustible materials, such as fur-
niture, pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and curtains at least 3 feet (0,9 m) from the
front and top of the heater and keep them away from the sides and rear.
4. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used by or near children and whe-
never the heater is left operating and unattended.
5. Always unplug heater when not in use.
6. Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug or after the heater malfunctions, has
been dropped or damaged in any manner. If heater has leaked any oil, discontinue using the
heater and contact the service center as indicated in the instruction leaflet. Return heater to
authorized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
7. Do not use outdoors.
8. This heater is not intended for use in bathrooms, laundry areas and similar indoor
locations. Never locate heater where it may fall into a bathtub or other water container.
9. Do not run cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners, or
the like. Arrange cord away from traffic area and where it will not be tripped over.
10. To disconnect heater, turn controls to off, then remove plug from outlet.
11. Connect to properly polarized outlets only.
12. Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter any ventilation or exhaust opening as
this may cause an electric shock, fire, or damage the heater.
13. To prevent a possible fire, do not block air intakes or exhaust in any manner. Do not
use on soft surfaces, like a bed, where openings may become blocked.
14. A heater has hot or arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use it in areas
where gasoline, paint, or flammable liquids are used or stored.
15. Use this heater only as described in this manual. Any other use not recommended
by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
16. To prevent overload and blown fuses, be sure that no other appliance is plugged into the
same outlet (receptacle) or into another outlet (receptacle) wired into the same circuit.
17. It is normal for the heater's plug and cord to feel warm to the touch. A plug or cord which beco-
mes hot to the touch or becomes distorted in shape may be a result of a worn electrical outlet.
Worn outlets or receptacles should be replaced prior to further use of the heater. Plugging heater
into a worn outlet /receptacle/ may result in overheating of the power cord or fire.
18. Do not use an extension cord because it may overheat and cause a risk of fire. However,
if you have to use an extension cord, the cord shall be No. 1 4 AWG minimum size and
rated not less than 1875 watts, and has to be used only for supplying power to this heater.
19. Be sure that the plug is fully inserted into an appropriate outlet. Please remember that outlets also
deteriorate due to aging and continuous use: check periodically if signs overheating or deforma-
tions are evidenced by the plug. Do not use the outlet and CALL your electrician.
20. Check that neither the appliance nor the power cable have been damaged in any
way during transportation.
21. Make sure that no pieces of polystyrene or other packaging material have been left
between one element of the appliance and another. It may be necessary to pass
over the appliance with a vacuum cleaner.
22. When switching on the appliance for the first time, allow it to run at full power for
about two hours to get rid of the unpleasant smell. Make sure that the room in which
the appliance is located is well ventilated during this operation. It is normal for the
appliance to emit small cracking sounds when you turn it on for the first time.
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