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Carpet]Bare Floor Selector - Kenmore 116.31722 Owner's Manual

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Toselect a pileheight setting:
Turn off cleaner. Select a pile height setting
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'N'INGS
You may need to raise the height to make
some jobs easier, such as scatter rugs and
longer pile carpets. Suggested settings are:
HIGH: shag carpet, long pile, plush, scatter
rugs.
MED: medium to long pile.
LOW: short to medium pile.
EX LOW: very low pile.
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I 'WARNING
Personal Injury Hazard
DO NOT place hands or feet under-
neath the unit when changing from
the bare floor to the carpet pile
height setting,The agitator begins
to revolve rapidly when the vacuum
is turned on and is in the carpet set-
ting,
SOME MODELS
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 wilLturn.
When carpets are being cleaned the selec-
tor 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.
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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/Bat_
Floor Selector
To Bare Floor
Position
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To Carpet
Position

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