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Kenmore 116.30912 User Manual

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116.30912
116.31912
116.31913
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.sears.com
C01ZBAZ30U_0-8175058

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  • Page 1 116.30912 116.31912 116.31913 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.sears.com C01ZBAZ30U_0-8175058...
  • Page 2 Attachments ... Attachment Use Chart ... Please read this guide, It will help you assemble and operate your new Kenmore vacuum in the safest and most effective way For more information about vacuum cleaner care and operation, call your nearest Sears store.
  • Page 3 WARNING Your safety is important to us, To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons or damage when using your vacuum cleaner, follow basic safety pre= cautions including the following; Read this manual before assembling or using your vacuum cleaner.
  • Page 4: On/Off Switch

    It is important to know your vacuum cleaner's parts and features to assure its proper and safe use° Review these before using your cleaner. Item Part No. In U.S. Dust Bag ... 20-50690 Headlight Bulb 20-5240 Exhaust Filter 20-86889 MotorSa!ety...
  • Page 5 Before assembling vacuum, check the PACKING LIST on the cover of the separate Repair Parts List., Use this list to verify that you have received all the components of your new Kenmore vacuum, tape located below the dust covedlilter cover...
  • Page 6 3. Check to see if the cleaner has bag installed° See DUST BAG CHANGING. Note: To reduce the risk of electric shock, this vacuum cleaner has a polarized plug, one blade is wider than the Lock the cord into place by forcing it...
  • Page 7: Agitator On/Off Selector

    HANDLE MOUNTED SOME MODELS To start the vacuum cleaner, slide the On/Off switch from the OFF position to the ON position, To stop the vacuum slide the On/Oft switch to the OFF position.
  • Page 8: Attachments

    OFF Position: Step on the back half of the pedal to turn off the agitator for use on bare floors.. In the OFF position, the agitator does not rotate_This setting should be used for cleaning hardwood and tile floors Note: The light will remain on when vacu- uming with the agitator in the OFF Position, provided the vacuum is not fully upright.
  • Page 9: Attachments

    The attached hose swivels to make cleaning swivel- easier in every direction. Remove the Hose hose from the clip hose clip by pulling straight out, TELESCOPING WAND WITH SUCTION CONTROL SLIDE SOME MODELS Crevice Tool Remove the telescoping -Telescoping wand from Wand itSstorage position_...
  • Page 10 TO STORE ATTACHMENTS Remove dusting brush or combination brush, Snap into appropriate storage loca- tion, Remove crevice tool from the wand by twist- ing. Lay aside, Remove the extension wand from the hose Twist the wand to the left and pull from the hose end,, Upper Wand...
  • Page 11: Vacuum

    Set the On/Off switch to ON and move the Agitator On/Off selector to the OFF position_ Personal Injury Hazard Use care if vacuum cleaner is placed on stairs. If it falls, personal injury or property damage could result, i!1,1...
  • Page 12: Vacuum

    MOTOR PROTECTION Motor Protector This vacuum has a motor protector by-pass valve which automatically opens to provide cooling air to the suction motor when a clog prevents the normal flow of air to the motor. If the by-pass valve opens to prevent motor overheating and possible damage to the vacuum, you will notice a change of sound as air rushes through the valve opening,...
  • Page 13: Vacuum

    DIRT SENSOR SOME MODELS The electronic dirt sensor is a feature which will detect particles as they pass throughthe vacuum cleaner. The dirt sensor indicators and sensor sensitivity switch are located on the front of the switch cover A red light indicatesdirt is being picked up by the cleaner.
  • Page 14: Vacuum

    Always follow all safety precautions when cieaning and servicing the vacuum cleaner. Gather the cord and wrap it loosely around the upper and lower cord hooks, Store the cleaner in a dry, indoor area, on the floor with the handle locked in the upright position, Unplug cord from wall outlet.
  • Page 15 TO REMOVE DUST BAG Pull out on the bag cover release located near the top of the bag cover, Pull the bag cover forward and lift up. Remove and lay aside. Grasp the dust bag collar and pull gently, carefully removing the dust bag°...
  • Page 16: Dust Bag Changing

    Check motor safety filter frequently change when dirty WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Unplug power cord from electrical outlet. Do not operate the cleaner without the motor safety filter. sure the filter is dry and properly installed to prevent motor failure and/or electrical shock.
  • Page 17: Vacuum

    WARNING Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the uniL Failure to do so could result in elec- trical shock or personal injury from cleaner suddenly starting. ii ii iiiii TO REMOVE LIGHT BULB Disconnect power cord from electrical out- let.
  • Page 18: Vacuum

    Always follow all safety precautions cleaning and servicing the vacuum cleaner_, WARNING Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before servicing or cleaning the unit. Failure to do so could result in elec- trical shock or personal injury from cleaner suddenly starting.
  • Page 19: Clog Removal

    Review this chart to find do.it-yourself solutions for minor performance problems, Any serv}ce needed, other than those described in this owner's manual, should be performed by an autho- service representative, rized Disconnect electrical supply before servicing WARNING Electrical to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury, Cleaner won't run.
  • Page 20: Vacuum

    For repair of major brand appliances in your own home... no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663) www.sears.com For repair of carry-in products like vacuums, lawn equipment, and electronics, call for the nearest Sears Parts and Repair Center. 1-800-486-1222 www.sears.com For the replacement parts, accessories and owner's manuals...

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