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Some Models; Carpet/Bare Floor Selector - Kenmore 116.32712 Owner's Manual

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Toselect a pileheight setting
Turn off cleaner. Select a pile height set_
ting 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
some jobs easier, such as scatter rugs
and longer pite carpets
Suggested set-
tings are:
HIGH; shag carpet, long pile, plush, scat-
ter rugs.
MED: medium to long pile.
LOW: short to medium pile.
EX LOW: very low pile.
SOME MODELS
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Personal Injury Hazard
DO NOT place hands or feet
underneath the unit when chang-
ing from the bare floor to the car-
pet pile height settlng.The agitator
begins to revolve rapidly when the
vacuum is turned on and is in the
carpet setting.
Bare floor setting: Slide the carpet/bare
floor selector all the way back and down
toward the bottom of the nozzle until it
locks into place,
In this position the brush assembly does
not revolve.. This setting should be used
for cleaning hardwood and tite floors and
when any attachments
(tools) are
used,,
Carpet setting: Slide the selector all the
way forward and up to the carpet
position_
In this position the brush assembly will
turn.. When carpets are being cleaned the
selector should be in this position.
Attention:
Refer to your carpet manufac-
turers cleaning recommendations. Some
more delicate carpets may require that
they be vacuumed with the agitator turned
off. to prevent carpet damage°
CAUTION
Do not allow vacuum cleaner to
remain tn one spot for any length
of time when the agitator is turn-
ing. Damage to carpet may occur,
NOTE; For longer bell life, turn vacuum
off before moving selector, otherwise
make sure the selector is pushed fully
and quickly as possible to the desired
position., Failure to do so can cause the
belt to rub on the selector shaft and may
result in the belt becomtng hot and creat-
ing a burning rubber smell°
Carpet/Bare
Floor Selector
To Bare Floor
Position
To Carpet
Position

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