Kenmore 116.36932 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Manual Del Propietario
Vacuum Cleaner
Before returning this product-
For replacement parts, please contact:
Sears Parts and Repair Center
Anytime, day or night
(U_S°Ao only)
For any other issue, please contact:
Vacuum Cleaner Help Line
7:30am-4:00pm EST, M-F
(U.S,A. and Canada)
Read and follow all
safety and operating
before first
use of this product°
Lea y sigue todas las
de operaci6n
y seguridad
antes det uso
de este producto.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Printed in Mexico
lmpreso en Mexico


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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual Manual Del Propietario Vacuum Cleaner Aspiradora 116.36932 Model, Modelo 116.36933 IMPORTANT Before returning this product- For replacement parts, please contact: Sears Parts and Repair Center (1=800-488-1222) Anytime, day or night (U_S°Ao only) For any other issue, please contact:...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    You will need the complete model and serial numbers when requesting information Your vacu- um cleaner's model and serial numbers are located on the Model and Serial Number Plate Use the space below to record the mode_ number and serial number of your new Kenmore vacuum cleaner...
  • Page 3 When assembled, operated and maintained the product, if this vacuum cleaner fails due to a defect in material or workmanship one year from the date of purchase, return it to any Sears store, Sears Parts & Repair Center or other Kenmore outlet for free repair If this vacuum cleaner is used for other than private family purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase..
  • Page 4 SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Proper assembly and safe use of your vacuum cleaner are your responsibilities. uum cleaner is intended for Household use, Read this Owner's Manual carefully for important use and safety information.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    It is important to know your vacuum cleaner's parts and features to assure its proper and safe use,, Review these before using your vacuum cleaner, Object Style No. Headlight Bulb Exhaust Filter EF-1 Primary Filter DCF-2 Handle Quick Release _...
  • Page 6: Assembly Instructions

    PACKING LIST on the cover of the separate REPAIR PARTS LISTo Use this list to verify that you have received the components of your new Kenmore vacuum cteaner_ HANDLE ASSEMBLY Remove the combination brush from the handle to expose the handle mount- ing hole.
  • Page 7: Operating Instructions

    • To reduce the risk of electric shock, this vacuum cleaner has a polar- ized plug (one blade is wider than the other). • The plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the ptug.
  • Page 8: Releasing The Handle

    Note: The agitator does not rotate when the vacuum cleaner is in the upright position. intetiCLEAN -Turns ON the vacuum motor to HIGH suction cleaner in inteliCLEAN mode.
  • Page 9 Your Kenmore vacuum cleaner is equipped with the latest technology Kenmore inteliCLEAN automatically need.. Medium power for everyday pickup, High power for normal dirt, and Maximum power for deep cleaning high traffic areas. When inteliCLEAN mode is activated the inteliCLEAN...
  • Page 10: Inteliclean Gentle Sweep Function

    Your Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner features a two (2) speed, direct drive agitator for cIeaning a variety of floor surfaces. Please review the tabTe below before using your vacuum cleaner Do not use the CARPET setting (high speed) for cleaning berber style car- pet.
  • Page 11 IbWARNING Electrical Shock Personal Hazard Disconnect electrical supply before ser- vicing or cleaning the vacuum cleaner. Failure to do so could result in electrica! shock or personal injury from vacuum cleaner suddenly starting° TELESCOPIC WAND WITH SUCTION CONTROL SLIDE 1_ Remove the lower end of the extension...
  • Page 12 ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, , I CAUTION When using attachments, be careful not to overextend the stretch hose when reaching, Trying to reach beyond the hose stretch capability could cause the vacuum cleaner to tip over_ H= l= HH'= =...
  • Page 13: Attachments

    | Personal Injury Hazard Stairs ! Use care if vacuum cleaner is placed on i I stairs, if it fails, personal injury or prop- ! Set handle in furl upright position. Agitator stops rotating. Use the crevice too_,com- I erty damage could result.
  • Page 14: Performance/Safety Features

    If using attachments, adjust greater air flow. Note: Do not block motor protector. Thermal Protector This vacuum cleaner has a thermal protector, which automatically trips to protect both the vacuum cleaner agitator motor from overheating° prevents the normal flow of air to the motor,...
  • Page 15 Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury from vacuum cleaner suddenly starting. iiiiiiiii ii iii1,1 OPERATION As you vacuum, indicator lights will come on and stay on as...
  • Page 16: Vacuum Cleaner Care

    To reduce static electricity and dust build- up, wipe outer surface of vacuum cleaner and attachments. Wash attachments in warm soapy water, rinse and air dry, Do not clean in dish- washer.
  • Page 17: Cleaning Exterior And Attachments 16 Dust Bin Cieaning

    &WARNING Always unplug power cord from elec- I trical outlet before performing any ser- J vice on vacuum cleaner. TO REMOVE DUST BIN Lift dust bin handle located at the top of the dust bin,, Pull the handle up and lift dust bin up...
  • Page 18 Allow the filter to dry for 24 hours before putting it back into the vacuum When cleaning the filter no longer restores vacuum cleaner's suction to full power you need to replace the filter. Note: See PARTS AND FEATURES for the filter number..
  • Page 19: Exhaust Filter Replacement

    Note: See PARTS AND FEATURES for the exhaust filter number, Remove exhaust filter cover by pressing the release tab on the cover and rotating out from vacuum cleaner Filter Cover Place new filter cartridge into cover making sure that airflow arrow on side of cartridge...
  • Page 20: Light Bulb Replacement

    Electrical Shock Or Personal Injury Hazard Disconnect e|ectrical supply before performing maintenance to the vacuum cleaner. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or personal injury from the vacuum cleaner suddenly starting, TO REMOVE LIGHT BULB 1.
  • Page 21: Agitator Cleaning

    Y±<< '¼_,- (€"_°= >>'>_Y_V_." - . ±Y'M±® ½>>&2 >>®. << y_,,>_ "§ _ -_21 l,n HH InUU If the vacuum cleaner does not seem to have adequate suction, first check if the dust bin is full or if a filter is clogged. See DUST BIN CLEANING and FILTER REPLACEMENT.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Attachment use restricts air ttow with attachment use, Sound changes,. 2. New carpet fuzz clogged air path Difficulty adjusting pile 1. Vacuum cleaner not in proper upright height setting position Dirt Sensor, will not work 1, Dirty opticcells. solutions for minor performance problems Any service...
  • Page 23 For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, no matter who made it, no matter i¸,?_!:!;:;i:_iil For the replacement owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional and items like garage door openers and water heaters° 1-800-4-MY-HOME :!_ i!_ _' (1-800-469-4663)

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