Please pay special attention to these hazard alert boxes, and follow any instructions I
Igiven. WARNING statements alert you to such dangers as fire, electric shock, burns_
land personal injury. CAUTION statements alert you to such dangerous personall
and/or property damage.
Electrical Shock Hazard
Do not plug intothe electricalsupply
untilthe assembly is complete. Failure
to do so could result in electrical shock
Before assembling the vacuum cleaner,
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
Remove the handle screw from the body
of the vacuum.
Remove the combination brush from the
handle to expose the handle mounting hole.
Position the handle assembly as shown in
the illustration below.
When installing the handle, firmly press
the handle onto the body. Secure with
handle screw provided.
Begin to tighten the screw with your fin-
gers. It may be necessary to adjust the
Using a screwdriver, tighten handle screw.
Do not over tighten,
Over tighteningcould strip the han-
dle screw hole.
Do not operate the vacuum cleaner
without the screw in place.
Make sure the quick release upper cord
hook is in the upright position.
the wire tie from the power cord.
Make sure the
power cord is
placed into the lock-
ing notch on the
body as shown. This
helps keep the
power cord out from
under the vacuum
Wrap the power cord around the quick
release cord hook and the carrying handle.
Lock the power cord plug onto the power