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Vacuum - Kenmore 116.33720 Owner's Manual

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Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury
Hazard
Disconnect electdcal supply before
servicing or cleaning the unit, Failure
to do so could result in electrical shock
or personal injuryfrom cleaner sud-
denly starUng.
Always follow all safety precautions
when
cleaning and servicing
the vacuum cleaner.
If the cleaner does not seem to have ade-
quate suction, first check if the dust bin is
full or if a filter is clogged. See DUST BIN
CLEANING
and FILTER CLEANING
/
CHANGING.
If the dust bin and filter areas are free of
clogs, check the hose area. Remove the
suction inlet by depressing
the two tabs that
secure it to the back of the vacuum
and
check for clogging
in this area.
Hose
Tabs
Inlet
Tool
Motor
Hose
Replace the suction inlet and remove the
other end of the hose from the tool holder.
Plug in the vacuum and turn it on. While
running the vacuum cleaner, stretch the
hose in and out to remove the clog.
Turn the unit off and unplug the unit.
If the clog still exists, pull the short hose out
of the tool holder and inspect the short
hose.
Remove any visible clogs.
Motor
_-_
1
Protector
_
;___
NOTE:
Do not block motor protector.
This vacuum has a motor protector by-pass
valve which automatically
opens to provide
cooling air to the motor when a clog
prevents the normal flow of air. If the by-
pass valve opens to prevent motor
overheating
and possible damage to the
vacuum, a change of sound will be noticed
as air rushes through the valve opening.
If
this occurs, turn the vacuum off and unplug
the power cord from the outlet.
Then check
for clogs as described
under the CLOG
REMOVAL section.
The motor protector by-pass valve may open
when using attachments
or when cleaning
new carpet, due to reduced air flow caused
by the attachments
themselves
or by new
carpet fuzz filling the dust bin quickly.
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