Your safety is importantto us. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injuryto
persons or damage when usingyour vacuum cleaner, follow basic safety precau-
tlons including the following:
Read this manual before assembling
using your vacuum cleaner.
Use your cleaner only as described in
this manual. Use only with Sears recom-
To reduce the risk of electrical shock -
Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
Disconnect electrical supply before any
servicing or cleaning. Failure to do so
could result in electrical shock or per-
Always turn cleaner off before unplug-
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To
unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
Do not use with damaged
cord or plug.
If cleaner is not working as it should,
has been dropped,
doors, or dropped into water, return it to
a Sears Service Center.
DO not pull or carry by cord, use cord as
a handle, close door on cord, or pull
cord around sharp edges or corners.
Do not run cleaner over cord. Keep cord
away from heated surfaces.
DO not leave cleaner when plugged in.
Unplug from outlet when not in use and
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close
when used by or
DO not handle plug or cleaner with wet
Do not put any objects into openings.
DO not use with any opening blocked;
keep free of dust, lint, hair and anything
that may reduce air flow.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and
all parts of body away from openings
and moving parts.
Do not use cleaner without dust bin
and/or filters in place.
Always clean the dust bin after vacuum-
ing carpet cleaners or freshener,
ders and fine dust. These products clog
the filters, reduce airflow and can cause
damage to the cleaner. Failure to clean
the dust bin could cause permanent
damage to the cleaner.
Do not use the cleaner to pick up sharp
hard objects, small toys, pins, paper
clips, etc. They may damage the clean-
er or dust bin.
DOnot pick up anything that is burning
or smoking, such as cigarettes, match-
es, or hot ashes.
Do not use cleaner to pick up flammable
or combustible liquids (gasoline, clean-
ing fluids, perfumes, etc.), or use in
areas where they may be present. The
fumes from these substances can cre-
ate a fire hazard or explosion.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Do not put on chairs, tables, etc. Keep
You are responsible
for making sure
that your vacuum cleaner is not used by
anyone unable to operate it properly.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
and safe use of your vacuum cleaner are your responsibilities.
cleaner is intended only for household
use. Read this Owner's Manual carefully for
use and safety information.
This guide contains safety statements
and caution symbols.
Please pay special attention
to these boxes and follow
alert you to such dangers as fire, elec-
trical shock, burns and personal
alert you to such dan-
gers as personal
injury and/or property damage.