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HOOVER
TM
with
Attached
Tools
Owner's
-he
Easy
to
Use
)eep
Cleaner
ENGLISH -_ pp. 1 - 14
ESPANOL -_ pag. 15 - 28
FRAN?AIS -_ p. 29 - 42
Manual
Review
this
manual
before
oper-
ating
deep
cleaner.
Record
a nd
Reta
in
This HOOVER deep cleaner
is designed for deep cleaning of
carpet, and rugs. Some models can also be used to clean
carpeted stairs and upholstery.
The model and serial numbers are located on the data label
on the back of the deep cleaner handle.
For your personal records, please enter the COMPLETE
model and serial numbers in the spaces provided and retain
this information.
Your deep cleaner is model
and has serial number
It is suggested that you attach your sales receipt to this
owner's manual.
Verification of date of purchase may be
required for warranty service of your Hoover product.
Index
Important safeguards .....................................................
2
Unpacking deep cleaner .................................................
2
Assembling
deep cleaner ...........................................
2-5
Deep cleaner description ...............................................
5
General operation ...........................................................
6
Filling the clean solution tank ............................
6-7
Emptying the recovery tank ................................
7-8
How to use
Before you begin ......................................................
8
After cleaning ...........................................................
9
Cleaning carpet ........................................................
9
Picking up spills .......................................................
9
Cleaning bare floors
..............................................
10
Using the stair/upholstery
nozzle ......................... 11
Cleaning carpeted stairs ................................
12
Cleaning upholstery .......................................
13
If you have a problem ...................................................
14
Lubrication .....................................................................
13
Service
..........................................................................
14
Storage ..........................................................................
13
This
cleaner
was
inspected
and
packaged
carefully
before
being
shipped
from
the
factory.
If you
should
happen
to
need
assistance
during
assembly
or
operation,
call
1-800-944-9200
for
an
automated
referral
of
authorized
service
outlet
locations
(U.S.
only)
or
1-330-499-9499
(U.S.) and 1-800-263-6376
(Canada)
to
speak
with
a Hoover
representative
or
check
the
Service
section
of
The
Hoover
Company
on-
line
at
www.hoover.com.
PLEASE
DO NOT RETURN
THIS PRODUCT
TO THE STORE.
Grounding
Instructions
This
appliance
must
be
grounded.
If it should
malfunction
or
breakdown,
grounding
provides
a path
of
least
resistance
for
electrical
current
to
reduce
the
risk
of
electric
shock.
This
appliance
is
equipped
with
a cord
having
an
equipment-
grounding
conductor
and
grounding
plug
(A).
The
plug
must
be
plugged
into
an
appropriate
outlet
(a)
that
is
properly
installed
and
grounded
in accordance
with
all
local
codes
and
ordinances.
(A)
GROUNDING
PIN
(B)
DANGER-
Improper
connection
of the
equipment-grounding
conductor
can
result
in the
risk
of
electric
shock.
Check
with
a qualified
electrician
or
service
person
if you
are
in
doubt
as
to
whether
the
outlet
is
properly
grounded.
Do
not
modify
the
plug
provided
with
the
appliance
- if it will
not
fit the
outlet,
have
a
proper
outlet
installed
by
a qualified
electrician.
This
appliance
is
for
use
on
a nominal
120
volt
circuit
and
has
a grounding
plug
that
looks
like
the
plug
illustrated
in sketch
(A).
A
temporary
adapter
(C)
may
be
used
to
connect
this
plug
to
a
2-pole
receptacle
(D)
if a properly
grounded
outlet
is
not
available.
The
temporary
adapter
should
be
used
only
until
a
properly
grounded
outlet
(a)
can
be
installed
by
a qualified
electrician.
The
green
colored
rigid
ear,
lug,
or
the
like
extending
from
the
adapter
must
be
connected
to
a permanent
ground
such
as
a properly
grounded
outlet
box
cover.
When-
ever
the
adapter
is
used,
it must
be
held
in
place
by
a metal
screw.
APTER
"&_.l_
TAB FOR
(C)
_
GROUNDING
SCREW
METAL SCREW -
(D)
NOTE:
In
Canada,
the
use
of
a temporary
adaptor
is
not
permitted
by
the
Canadian
Electrical
Code.
© 1993, 1996 The Hoover Company
www.hoover.com
56518091

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  • Page 1 Verification of date of purchase may be 2-pole receptacle if a properly grounded outlet required for warranty service of your Hoover product. available. temporary adapter should used only until properly grounded outlet installed...
  • Page 2 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, take it to a Hoover Factory Service Center or Authorized Hoover Warranty Service Dealer.
  • Page 3 cleaner Assembling deep Assembled models without Assembled models with attached tools will look like attached tools will look this drawing. like this drawing, Push bolts into holes on front of handle (Fig. If bolts will not go through hole easily handle is not pushed completely down.
  • Page 4 HANDLE NOZZLE CONNECTOR HOOK CLIP 1 Press cord into cord clip back handle. (Fig, 8), Pull cord tight Attach lower hose holder (some models only) nozzle connector end store hose rack, begin placing HOSE of hose (straight end) into clip 1 on rack (Fig 12). HOLDER With front...
  • Page 5 Models with hose rack The nozzle i sstored inthearea between thecordhooks ( Fig.15). Place brushes nozzle shown, Gently push nozzle downward while pivoting it into nozzle holder (B), Deep cleaner description assembled deep cleaner will look like drawing Models without hose rack "15...
  • Page 6 transport General operation Turn deep cleaner off before transporting Operate deep cleaner only at voltage specified on data plate on back of cleaner. ON/OFF pedal ON/OFF PEDAL move your deep cleaner from room room, handle upright locked position, tilt deep cleaner back wheels,...
  • Page 7 Pre-treat with HOOVER PreCleaner Spray. If you do not have access to the PreCleaner Spray, double the amount of Recovery tank (lower tank) HOOVER Detergent (use 2 capfuls or 10 ounces per I gallon recovery tank holds dirty solution that...
  • Page 8 If you do not have access to the PreCleaner Spray, double sure that the lid is secure on all sides before placing tank on the amount of HOOVER Detergent (use 2 capfuls or 10 oz. cleaner. per I gallon) in the clean solution tank.
  • Page 9 Fill clean solution tank (upper tank) according instructions HOOVER If it is necessary walk damp carpet, place towels white pages 6 and 5 ounces CarpetlUpholstery cloths traffic areas. Detergent.
  • Page 10 Authorized Hoover Dealer (Depot) a Hoover Factory Service Center. attach bare floor attachment Disconnect deep cleaner from electrical outlet. Push attachment against nozzle while rotating attachment downward...
  • Page 11 SOLUTION TU BE Some models come with a hose stair/upholstery nozzle. attach hose Disconnect deep cleaner from electrical outlet. TANK Before connecting tube to cleaner, HANDLE make sure black tabs are extended by pulling tan collar toward tube. Open door hood labeled "Stair/Upholstery...
  • Page 12 1 1. not press trigger. nozzle several minutes. Fill clean solution tank according instructions pages 6 and Disconnect cleaner from electrical outlet. HOOVER 5 ounces Carpet/Upholstery Detergent. Disconnect hose solution tube from deep cleaner. Hose length require that machine...
  • Page 13 Fill clean solution tank according instructions pages 6 and deep cleaner wood floors,) 7. Use 5 ounces of HOOVER Carpet/Upholstery Detergent. properly grounded hands plug deep cleaner into • Empty recovery tank rinse thoroughly with clean outlet.
  • Page 14 Service have problem HOOVER obtain approved service genuine HOOVER Hoover Factory a minor problem occurs, it usually solved quite parts, locate nearest Service Center or Authorized Hoover Warranty Ser- easily when cause found using check list below, vice Dealer (Depot) by: •...