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Motor Safety Filter Cleaning; Exhaust Filter Replacement - Kenmore 116.31810 Use & Care Manual

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WARNING
Electrical
Shock Hazard
Unplug power cord from electrical outlet,
Do not operale the vacuum cleaner
without the motor safely filler. Be sure the
filter is dry and properly installed to
prevent motor failure and/or electrical
shock,
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MOTOR SAFETY FILTER
Check motor safety
filter frequently
and clean when
dirty°
MOTOR SAFETY FILTER CLEANING
Filler
Cover
Molar
Safety
Filler
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Remove the dust bag as outlined in the DUST
BAG REPLACEMENT section,
If the filter_ located in the bottom of the dust
bag chamber_ is dlrty_ remove it by pul]lng
forward out from under the ribs,
Wash the foam filter in warm soapy water,
rinse and dry thoroughly by squeezing the
filter in your hand and letting it air dryf
DO NOT wash in the dishwasher.
DO NOT install damp,
Replace the foam filter by sliding it back into
place under the ribs in the dust bag
chamber,
Replace the dust bag as outlined in the DUST
BAG REPLACEMENT section,
EXHAUST FILTER REPLACEMENT
The HEPA exhaust filter must be replaced
when dirty.
It should be replaced
regularly
depending
on use conditions_
The filter CANNOT
be washed as it will
lose its dust trapping ability.
Note: See PARTS AND FEATURES
for the exhaust filter number.
1o Remove
exhaust filter
cover by
pressing the
release tab on
the cover and
rotating
out
from vacuum
cleaner_
2, Remove the
filter cartridge
from cover.
3. Place new filter cartridge
into cover
making sure that airflow arrow on side of
cartridge
points into cover_
Place foam
seal of filter against the
vacuum cleaner body°
Exhaust
Filter
Seal Against
Vacuum Cleaner
4. Replace the exhaust
filter cover by
placing
bottom tabs in slots and rotating
in until cover snaps into place,
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