Owner's Manual Manual Del Propietario r___ ® Vacuum Cleaner Aspiradora 116.31675 Model, Modelo 116.31722 116.31723 116.31732 116.32732 116.32733 CAUTION: Read and follow all safety and operating instructions before first use of this product° CUIDADO: Lea y sigue todas las instrucciones de operaci6n y seguridad antes del uso de este producto,...
Performance Features .... 12q3 Please read this guide.. It will help you assemble and operate your new Kenmore vacuum in the safest and most effective way. For more information about vacuum cleaner care and operation, call your nearest Sears store.
WARNING safety is important to us. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury rsons or damage when using your vacuum cleaner, follow basic safety autions including the following: Read this manual before assembling Do not put any objects into openings> Do not use with any opening blocked;...
It is importantto knowyourvacuumcleaner'spartsandfeaturesto assureits properandsafe use_ Reviewthesebeforeusingyourcleaner. Part No. Part No. Item In U.S. In Canada 20-50722C 20-50722 Primary Filter Switch '"2'0-86889 20-86889C Exhaust Filter '2'0-5240 20-40600 Headlight Bulb 20-5275 20-40096 Belt (Some Models) Primary Filter Cleaning Knob Dust Bin _ Performance Release (Some Models)
PACKING LIST on the cover of the separate Repair Parts List° Use this list to verify that you have received all the components your new Kenmore vacuum, Remove the tape located below the dust cover/filter cover on the motor case,...
Usinga Lock the cord into screw- place by forcing it driver, into the locking tighten notch on the body of the quick release screw. upper cord hook as shown° This helps keep the power cord out from under the Power vacuum cleaner agi _ tator_...
To select a pile height setting: Turn off cleaner. Select a pile height setting by tilting the cleaner back until front wheels are lifted slightly off the floor as illustrated° Slide the adjustment lever to the correct setting° SUGGESTED PILE HEIGHT SETTINGS You may need to raise the height to make WARNING some jobs easier, such as scatter rugs and...
Release the handle by pressing down on the handle release pedal with your foot and pulling back and down on the handle with your hand. Release Pedal HANDLE MOUNTED To start the vacuum cleaner, slide the On/Off switch from the OFF position to the ON position_ To stop the vacuum cleaner, slide the On/Off switch to the OFF position.
To achieve maximum reach The attached hose swivels to with the attachments, Hose- add the crevice tool to make cleaning the end of the suction easier in every direction° Swivel wand by inserting Control Remove the and twisting hose from the hose clip by pulling straight out.
EXTENSION HOSE TO STORE ATTACHMENTS SOME MODELS Remove dusting brush or combination Some models include an extra hose which brush, Snap into appropriate storage Ioca- connects to the stretch hose on the vacuum tiono for a longer cleaning reach. Remove crevice tool from the wand by twist- ing_ Lay aside°...
CLEANING AREA Between ATTACHMENT Walls Furniture* Cushions* Stairs Drapes* DUSTING BRUSH <_ CREVICE TOOL ¢;_ COMBINATION BRUSH Handi-Mate Jr. ® *Always clean attachments before using on fabrics, For best clean- Carpet edges Guide either side or the front of the nozzle ing results, keep along a baseboard.
PERFORMANCE INDICATOR MOTOR PROTECTION SOME MODELS SYSTEM When the unit is running with normal air Thermal Protector flow, the light on the performance indicator This vacuum has a thermal protector which is off. The light comes on whenever the automatically trips to protect the vacuum airflow becomes blocked.
DIRT SENSOR WARNING SOME MODELS The electronic dirt sensor is a feature which Electrical Shock And Personal Injury will detect particles as they pass through Hazard vacuum cleaner. Disconnect electrical supply before The dirt sensor indicators and sensor servicing or cleaning the unit. Failure to do so could result in elec- sensitivity switch are located on the front of...
Always follow all safety precautions when cleaning and servicing the vacuum . WARNING cleaner. Electrical Shock And Personal Injury Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the unit. Failure to do so could result in elec- trical shock or personal injury from cleaner suddenly starting.
TO EMPTY DUST BIN: Always empty the dust bin when dirt level reaches the "MAX FILL" line. Turn This Direction Closed TO REMOVE DUST BIN: To Open For Emptying (For Use) wARNING ....Electrical Shock And Personal Injury Hazard Always unplug power cord from elec- trical outlet before performing service on vacuum.
,.. / __7 TO REPLACE DUST BIN: Place dust bin "_=__'__-_ "'=" "- Turn This Direction Open back into vacuum To Close For Use (For Emptying) cleaner by insert- ing the bottom first and tilt back with the dust bin han- dle raised.
Filter WARNING ii , IIIIIIII'IHII'IIIIII I I I II III IIII Cover Replace dust bin Electrical Shock Hazard lid by snapping into place with Unplug power cord from electrical handle hinges outlet. Do not operate the cleaner aligned to tabs, without the primary or exhaust fil- ters.
Depress tabs on rear of agitator , wARNING ....cover and rotate forward to Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury release from the Hazard nozzle body Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the unit. Failure to do so could result in elec- The light bulb socket assembly does not trical shock or personal...
TO CLEAN AGITATOR TO REPLACE BELT Make sure that the carpet/bare floor selec- NOTE: In order to keep cleaning efficiency high and to prevent damage to your vacu- tor is in the carpet position. Loop the new belt on the motor shaft°...
NOTE: See PARTS AND FEATURES Lower the agitator cover to its original posi- belt number. tion. After positioning the agitator cover, push forward on the two (2) locking tabs in Loop the other end of the belt on the belt order to ensure that they are securely in pulley on the agitator.
Re-insert the hose into the opening on the Always follow all safety precautions when lower body from which it was removed. cleaning and servicing the vacuum cleaner. Press firmly to assure connection. Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the unit.
Remove the light bulb by = ., WARNING pushing the bulb in while Electrical Shock Or Personal injury turning coun- Hazard terclockwise Disconnect electrical supply before release from servicing or cleaning the unit° the slot_Then Failure to do so could result in elec- pull the light trical shock or personal injury from...
TO REPLACE AGITATOR ,, wARNI IG Remove the nozzle cover,agitator cover and agitator° See BELT CHANGING AND Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury AGITATOR CLEANING° Hazard Remove the end caps, Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the unit. Replace the agitator with a new one, Failure to do so could result in elec- trical shock or personal injury from Replace the bearing covers and end...
Review this chart to find do-it-yourself solutions for minor performance problems Any service needed, other than those described in this owner's manual, should be performed by a Sears authorized service representative. J '.'3 WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the unit, Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury.