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Carpet/Bare Floor Selector - Kenmore 11 Owner's Manual

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To select a pile height 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 SE'I-FINGS
You may need to raise the height to make
some jobs easier, such as scatter
rugs
and longer pile 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
WARNING
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 setting. The agitator
begins to revolve rapidly when the
vacuum is tumed 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 tile 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 in one spot for any length of
time when the agitator is turning.
Damage to carpet may occur.
NOTE:
For longer belt 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 becoming
hot and creating
a burning
rubber smell.
Carpet/Bare
Floor Selector
To Bare Floor
Position
To Carpet
Position
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