GE 106585 Owner's Manual

Bagless 12 amp upright 15" cleaning path


Household Type
Owner's Guide
Model 106585
Service Information ............ 3
Assembly .......................... 4-5
Use .................................... 6-7
Thermal Cut Off ........... 3 & 7
Accessories .......................... 8
Hose Blockage ..................... 9
Brush Roll .......................... 10
Part No. 71415
Brush Roll Belt .............. 10-11
Cyclonic Dust Cup ........ 11-12
Filters ............................ 12-13
Light Bulb .......................... 14
Problem Solving ............... 15
Warranty ............................ 17
Customer Order Form ...... 19
For Customer Assistance Please Call: 1-877-556-0973


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Summary of Contents for GE 106585

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Household Type Owner’s Guide Model 106585 Important Safeguards ... 2 Service Information ... 3 Assembly ... 4-5 Use ... 6-7 Thermal Cut Off ... 3 & 7 Accessories ... 8 Hose Blockage ... 9 Brush Roll ... 10 For Customer Assistance Please Call: 1-877-556-0973 Part No.
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury: • Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces. • Do not leave vacuum cleaner when plugged in. Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord when not in use and before servicing.
  • Page 3: Service Information

    Thermal Cut Off This vacuum cleaner has a special thermostat that protects the cleaner in case of motor overheating. If the cleaner suddenly shuts off, turn the switch off and unplug the cleaner. Check the cleaner for a possible source of overheating such as a blocked hose or clogged filters.
  • Page 4: How To Assemble

    How To Assemble Assemble the cleaner completely before plugging into an electrical outlet. CAUTION: Moving parts, stay clear of brush roll when plugging in. CAUTION: NOTE: Features may vary by model yet all parts assemble the same. Step A Remove Dust Cup Dust Latch Dust Cup...
  • Page 5 Step C Replace Dust Cup Dust Cup Latch 4. Replace dust cup by aligning front of the bottom of dust cup into groove on cleaner. Pivot dust cup up against cleaner and rotate the dust cup latch to the right to secure. Step E Store Electrical Cord Cord Retainer...
  • Page 6 How To Use CAUTION: Do not plug in cleaner until you understand all controls and features. 1. Cord Retainer. To use, push electrical cord down into cord retainer. 2. ON/OFF Switch. International symbol I means On, International symbol O means Off. 3.
  • Page 7: Thermal Cut Off

    How To Use (continued) 14. Hose Retainers (3). Place hose on retainers to 15. Carrying Handle. Use this handle to carry unit 16. Dusting/Upholstery Brush. Store dusting brush 17. Electrical Cord Hooks (2). Wrap electrical cord 18. Clear Tube Quarter Turn Fastener. Turn this 19.
  • Page 8: Accessories

    How To Use Accessories Do not place cleaner on furniture or steps as the brush roll may cause damage. Place cleaner on floor CAUTION: with the handle in storage position while using accessories. 1. Remove hose from hose adapter on the back of cleaner.
  • Page 9: Hose Blockage

    How to Check and Clear Hose Blockages Low suction or poor pickup may be due to a blockage in the vacuum cleaner. 1. Remove hose from hose retainer and check suction at end of hose - if little or no suction, check dust cup. Empty if needed.
  • Page 10: Brush Roll

    How To Replace Brush Roll Belt – Style GE-1 CAUTION: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before replacing belt. Belt pulleys can become hot during normal use.
  • Page 11: Cyclonic Dust Cup

    11. Replace the hood. Make sure hood front is behind furniture guard. 12. Tighten screws. Use GE brand replacement belt, Style GE-1, Part No. 106615. To Change Dust Cup Foam Filter: NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before changing the Foam Filter.
  • Page 12: Filters

    Foam filter will be about 1/16” above ring at large end of lint trap cone. NOTE: Gray Filter Assembly Use GE brand replacement filter, 61483. FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REMOVE THE CYCLONIC DUST CUP FROM THE CLEANER BODY, REFER TO PAGE 12. Emptying the Cyclonic Dust Cup: It is clearly visible when the dust compartment is full and needs emptying.
  • Page 13: Filters

    2. Grasp filter and pull out. 3. Place new HEPA filter into cleaner. 4. To close, place HEPA filter door at top of opening pressing against unit, slide down into place. Use replacement HEPA filter supplied with Style GE-1. HEPA Filter Door...
  • Page 14 4. Place new light bulb into socket; push to secure. 5. Push light bulb and socket back so bulb will not touch lens cover. 6. Replace lens cover. 7. Secure with two screws. Use GE brand replacement light bulb, 61444-1 Lens Cover...
  • Page 15: Light Bulb

    Problem Solving NOTE: Turn off the switch and unplug the electrical cord before servicing. PROBLEM Motor will not start. Motor suddenly stops. Does not clean the carpet or floor No suction at the end of the hose. Headlight not working. Noise from the brush roll area.
  • Page 17: Warranty

    Customer Assistance If you have a claim under this warranty, please call our Customer Assistance Number. For faster service please have model, series, and type numbers ready for operator to assist you. These numbers can be found on the rating plate on the bottom of your cleaner.
  • Page 18 1 nesting wand 1 vacuum cleaner 1 hardware package handle (2 screws) Thank you for selecting a GE Brand cleaner. Don’t Forget to Use GE Brand Filters and Belts CAUTION: Damages caused by the use of other brand filters and belts are not covered by the Limited Warranty.
  • Page 19 AUTHORIZED APPLIANCE PARTS 866 Langs Dr., Cambridge, Ontario N3H 2N7 BY MAIL: Simply fill out this form and mail to address above. Please include day and evening phone numbers NAME ADDRESS (street address needed) CITY STATE DAYTIME PHONE E-MAIL IMPORTANT: Be sure to include your model, type, and serial number. These numbers may be found on the rating plate. MODEL NUMBER: ____________________ ACCESSORIES/TOOLS: EXTENSION WANDS...

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