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Miele Vacuum cleaners Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

Vacuum cleaners
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage
to the appliance, it is essential to read these
instructions before using it for the first time.
en - GB
These operating instructions apply to
standard models S 2111 - S 2181
and to other special models which are
distinguished by names rather than numbers.
M.-Nr. 09 037 340

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Vacuum cleaners To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before using it for the first time. en - GB These operating instructions apply to standard models S 2111 - S 2181 and to other special models which are distinguished by names rather than numbers.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment Description of the appliance Warning and Safety instructions Preparing for use Using the accessories supplied Correct use Unwind the cable ..........13 To switch on and off.
  • Page 3: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing material Disposal of your old appliance The packaging is designed to protect Before disposing of your old appliance the vacuum cleaner from damage remove the dustbag and all the filters during transportation. The packaging and dispose of them with your normal materials used are selected from household waste.
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance...
  • Page 5 Those features marked * depend on the model, and may vary or not be available on your model. Optional accessories Miele accessories including floorheads, filters and dustbags are available to order from your Dealer, the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the internet at www.miele-shop.com.
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions The vacuum cleaner is not intended This appliance meets statutory for outdoor use. safety requirements. Improper use The vacuum cleaner must only be can, however, lead to personal injury used for domestic household purposes and damage to property. to vacuum dry floor surfaces.
  • Page 7 For safety reasons this work must be done Do not vacuum up anything which by the Miele Service Department or a has been burning or is still glowing e.g. Miele authorised service technician. cigarettes, ashes or coal, whether glowing or apparently extinguished.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Accessories Miele accessories including floorheads, filters and dustbags are available to order from your Miele retailer, the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the internet on www.miele-shop.com. To avoid the risk of injury when vacuuming with a Miele Turbobrush, do not touch the rotating roller brush.
  • Page 9: Preparing For Use

    Preparing for use Connecting the suction hose a ^ Insert the hose connector into the socket on the vacuum cleaner until it clicks into position. Removing the suction hose b ^ Press the release buttons at the side of the hose connector and lift the hose from the socket.
  • Page 10 Preparing for use Connecting the handle to the suction tube a ^ Insert the handle into the suction tube until it clicks into position. To do this, line up the guides on the two pieces. Removing the hand piece b ^ To release the handle from the suction tube, press the release button and pull the handle away from...
  • Page 11 Preparing for use Fitting the floorhead a ^ Push the suction tube into the floorhead and turn it clockwise or anti-clockwise until it clicks into position. Removing the floorhead b ^ To release the handle from the suction tube, press the release button and pull the handle away from the suction tube.
  • Page 12: Using The Accessories Supplied

    Using the accessories supplied The following accessories are supplied: a Dusting brush b Upholstery nozzle c Crevice nozzle d Accessories holder for the three accessories supplied There are symbols on the accessories holder to show you where to postion the accessories.
  • Page 13: Correct Use

    Correct use Unwind the cable a ^ Pull the mains cable out to the required length (max. approx. 5.5 m). Warning: If vacuuming for longer than 30 minutes, the mains cable must be pulled out to its fullest extent. Otherwise there is a danger of overheating and damage.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Suction Power

    Correct use Adjusting the suction power The suction power can be regulated to suit the type of flooring being cleaned. Reducing the suction power reduces the amount of effort required to manoeuvre the floorhead. Some models also have symbols on the controls.
  • Page 15: Parking And Storing The Cleaner

    Parking and storing the cleaner Parking system The parking system allows you to conveniently park the vacuum cleaner during pauses. ^ Slot the floorhead into the parking attachment at the back of the vacuum cleaner. If the vacuum cleaner is on a sloping surface, e.g.
  • Page 16: Maintenance And Care

    Miele Dealer, cleaning. Switch off at the wall from Miele or online at: socket and unplug it. The Miele filter system consists of three filters which must be replaced from time to time to ensure that your vacuum cleaner performs efficiently.
  • Page 17: When To Change The Dustbag

    (see possible reasons for this below). Miele dustbags are designed for single use only. Dispose of full dustbags. Do not attempt to re-use. Blocked pores reduce the efficiency of the cleaner.
  • Page 18: Replacing The Dustbag

    Maintenance and care Replacing the dustbag ^ Press the release button for the dust compartment lid and raise the lid as far as it will go. The dustbag has a closing flap which closes automatically when the dust compartment lid is raised to prevent any dust escaping.
  • Page 19: When To Change The Dust Compartment Filter (For Motor Protection)

    ^ Close the dust compartment lid. When to change the Air Clean filter Replace this filter every time you start a new packet of Miele dustbags. An Air Clean exhaust filter and a dust compartment filter are supplied with every packet of Miele dustbags.
  • Page 20: Replacing One Type Of Exhaust Filter With Another

    Maintenance and care Replacing one type of exhaust filter with another Depending on model, your vacuum cleaner can be fitted with an Active Air Clean filter or an Active HEPA filter instead of the standard Air Clean filter. To change the type of filter, the Air Clean Filter and the filter grille first need to be removed, and the new type of filter then fitted instead.
  • Page 21: When To Change The Thread Lifters

    Replacing the thread lifters ^ Use a knife or similar object to remove the thread lifters from the slots. ^ Fit new thread lifters. Replacement parts are available from your Miele dealer or from Miele (see back cover for contact details).
  • Page 22: Problem Solving Guide / Service / Guarantee

    Switch it off at the guarantee specific to your country wall socket and unplug it. please contact Miele. See back cover After removing the cause, wait for for contact details. approx. 20 - 30 minutes to allow the vacuum cleaner to cool down.
  • Page 23: Electrical Connection For The Uk

    Electrical connection for the UK All electrical work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person in strict accordance with current national and local safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK). The voltage and connected load are given on the data plate located underneath the vacuum cleaner.
  • Page 24 Alteration rights reserved (S 2111 - S 2181) - 2911 M.-Nr. 09 037 340 / 01...

This manual is also suitable for:

S 2111S 2181S 2911