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fire, electrical shock, injury to persons or damage
when usm.og your vacuum cleaner, follow basic safe-
ty precautions including the following:
Read all instructions in this manual before
assembling or using your vacuum cleaner.
Use your cleaner
only as described
Use only with Sears recommend-
Disconnect electrical supply before servic-
ing or cleaning out the brush area. Failure
to do so could result in electrical shock or
the brush suddenly starting.
Do not leave cleaner when plugged in.
Unplug from outlet when not in use and
before performing maintenance.
To reduce the risk of electrical shock - Do
not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
Do not allow to be used as a toy.
Do not use with a damaged cord or plug. If
cleaner is not working as it should, has
been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or
dropped in water, return it to a Sears
Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a
handle, close a door on cord, or pull cord
around sharp edges or corners. Do not run
cleaner over cord. Keep cord away from
Do net unplug by pulling on cord. To
unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
De not handle plug or cleaner with wet
Do not put any objects into openings.
Do not use with any opening blocked; keep
free of dust, lint, hair, and anything that
may reduce air flow.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all
parts of body away from openings and
Turn off all controls before unplugging.
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
Do not put on chairs, tables, etc. Keep on
Do not use cleaner to pick up flammable
or combustible liquids (gasoline, cleaning
fluid, perfumes, etc.), or use in areas
where they may be present. The fumes
from these substances can create a fire
hazard or explosion.
Do not pick up anything that is burning or
smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or
Do not use cleaner without dust bin and/or
filters in place.
Always clean the dust bin after vacuuming
carpet cleaners or freshener, powders, and
fine dust. These products clog the filters,
reduce airflow and can cause damage to
the cleaner. Failure to clean the dust bin
could cause permanent damage to the
Do not use the cleaner to pick up sharp
hard objects, small toys, pins, paper clips,
etc. They may damage the cleaner or dust
Unplug before connecting Handi-mate Jr.®
You are responsible for making sure that
your vacuum cleaner is not used by any-
one unable to operate it properly.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Proper assembly and safe use of your vacuum cleaner are your respons b t es Your
cleaner is intended for Household use. Read this Owner's Manual carefully for important
use and safety information. This guide contains safety statements under warning and