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Kenmore 116.23637C Owner's Manual

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Manuel De L'utilisateur
Vacuum Cleaner
Model, Mod_.le
Read and follow all
safety and operating
instructions before first
use of this product.
Lisez et suivez.toutes
instructions de s_curit_ et
d'op_ration avant de vous
servir de ce produit.
Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, M5B 2B8
Printed in U.S.A.
Imprim_ aux Etats-Unis



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  • Page 1 Owner'sManual Manuel De L'utilisateur Vacuum Cleaner Aspirateur 116.23637C Model, Mod_.le CAUTION: Read and follow all safety and operating instructions before first use of this product. AVERTISSEMENT: Lisez et suivez.toutes instructions de s_curit_ et d'op_ration avant de vous servir de ce produit.
  • Page 2 You will need the complete model and serial numbers when requesting um's model and serial numbers are located on the Model and Serial Number Plate. Use the space below to record the model number and serial number of your new Kenmore vacuum. Model No.
  • Page 3 Do not put any objects into openings. SAVE THESE Proper assembly and safe use of your vacuum cleaner are your responsibilities. Your cleaner is intended only for household use. Read this Owner's Manual carefully for important use and safety information. This guide contains safety statements under warning and caution symbols.
  • Page 4 It is important t o knowyourvacuumcleaner's partsandfeaturesto assureits properandsafe use.Review thesebeforeusingyourcleaner. Item PartNo. In U.S. Headlight B ulb 20-5240 Belt 20-5201 Cord and Cord Holder_ U. er Wand Wand Swivel (Some Models) ------------_ Cord Holder _11]1111111 WandQuickFlange____ Release Pedal _ Power-Mate Model/Serial Numbers...
  • Page 5 HOSE 3-Way On/Off Switch Off/Floor/Carpet CANISTER Item Part No. In U.S. In Canada Exhaust Filter 20-86889 20-86889C Cover Exhaust Filter (inside) Attachment Stora, A'I-I'ACHMENTS Crevice Tool Combination Brush Floor Brush Handi-Mate (Some Part No. Cord Rewind Button (not shown) Power-Mate Jr.= (Some Models) Jr.
  • Page 6 I DO NOT plug Into electrical supply I until assembly is complete. WARNIN G I do so could result in electrical I mjury. Before assembling your vacuum cleaner, be sure you have all parts shown in PARTS AND FEATURES. WANDS Slide wands together until wand button snaps into place.
  • Page 7 HOSE 1. Line up the hose latch tab with notch in canister and insert hose into canister until it snaps in place. To remove: Press hose latch tab and pull hose out, Hose Latch Notch Carrying Cover Hose Latch Tab Handle ---_ Handle Release_...
  • Page 8 The cord will not rewind until the cord rewind button is pushed. NOTE: To reduce the risk of electric shock, this vacuum cleaner has a polarized one blade is wider than the other. This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way.
  • Page 9 XLO setting. However, you may need to raise the height to make some jobs easier, such as scatter rugs and some deep pile carpets, and to prevent the vacuum cleaner from shutting off. Suggested settings are: Personal Injury Damage Hazard •...
  • Page 10 CAUTION ATTACHMENTS ON HANDLE NOTE: If the Power-Mate ® is attached, turn cleaner off before removing handle from wands. 1. Press lock button, then pull to remove han- dle from wand. Upper Wand If your model has the optional feature of a handle release, press it 2.
  • Page 11 Personal InjuryHazard Always unplugthe vacuum cleaner before cleaning the brush area as brush may suddenly restart. Failure to do so can result in personal Injury. AUTO-CLEANINGSYSTEM This vacuum is equipped with an auto-clean- ing system.
  • Page 12 The vacuum cleaner creates suction that picks up dirt. Rapidly moving air carries the dirt to the dust bin through airflow passages, The dust bin lets the air pass through, while it traps the dirt. For best cleaning results, keep the airflow passage open.
  • Page 13 Always empty the dust bin when dirt level reaches the "MAX FILL" line. TO REMOVE DUST BIN: Press down on the dust bin release tab locat- ed above the handle of the dust bin. Pull the handle and lift dust bin out of the vacu- um cleaner.
  • Page 14 WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Unplug power cord from electrical out- leL Do not operate the cleaner without the primary or exhaust filters. Be sure the filters are properlyinstalled to pre- vent motor failure and/or electrical shock. PRIMARY FILTER Check primary filter frequently when dirty.
  • Page 15 SECONDARY FILTER FOAM Electrical Shock Hazard Do not operate the cleaner without the motor safety filter. Be sure the tilter is properlyInstalled to prevent motor fail- ura and/or electrical shock. Always unplug power cord from electri- cal outlet before performing any ser- vice on vacuum, Check secondary filter frequently...
  • Page 16 Always follow all safety precautions cleaning and servicing the Power-Mate _, Disconnect cleaner from electrical Check and remove hair, string and lint build- up frequently in the Power-Mate ® brush and brush support areas. If build-up becomes excessive, disconnect Power-Mate" wand and follow the steps below.
  • Page 17 TO CLEAN AGITATOR NOTE: In order to keep cleaning high and to prevent damage to your vacu- um, the agitator must be cleaned the belt is chart eqe#_d. The agitator must also be cleaned accord- ing to the following schedule: Vacuum Use Clean Agitator HEAVY...
  • Page 18 1. Remove Power-Mate ® cover as shown in BELT CHANGING AND AGITATOR CLEAN- ING section. Push In And Turn bulb counterclock- i_.._ 2. Push in and turn wise, then pull out to remove. E',f WARNING Electrical Shock Or Personal Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before...
  • Page 19 • Review this table to find do-it-yourself needed, other than those described rized Sears Service Center. Cleanerwon'tstart. 1, Unplugged at wall outlet. 2. Tripped circuit breaker/blownfuse at household service panel. 3. Loose hose electrical connections. 4. Tripped thermal protector in canister.
  • Page 21 For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, no matter For the replacement owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional installation of home appliances and items like garage door openers and water heaters. iiiiii!;iii!iii!_i_ 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663)