Kenmore POWER-MATE 116.24614 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Vacuum Cleaner
Model, Modelo
Read and follow all
safety and operating
instructions before first
use of this product.
Lea y siga todas las
instrucciones de operaci6n
y seguridad antes del uso de
este producto.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Printed in U.S,A.
Impreso en EUA



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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual Vacuum Cleaner 116.24614 Model, Modelo CAUTION: Read and follow all safety and operating instructions before first use of this product. CUIDADO: Lea y siga todas las instrucciones de operaci6n y seguridad antes del uso de este producto. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2 You will need the complete model and serial numbers when requesting um's model and serial numbers are located on the Model and Serial Number Plate. Use the space below to record the model number and serial number of your new Kenmore vacuum. Model No.
  • Page 3 SAVE THESE Proper assembly and safe use of your vacuum cleaner are your responsiblliUes. Your cleaner is intended for housel_old use. Read this Owner's Manual carefu y for important use and safety ,nformation. This guide contains safety statements under warning and caution symbols.
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    It is important to know your vacuum cleaner's parts and features to ensure its proper and safe use. Review these before using your cleaner. Item Part No. In U.S. Headlight Bulb 20-5240 Belt 20-5218 Power-Mate® Telescoping Wand -- Flange Wand Quick...
  • Page 5 HOSE 3.Way On/Off Switch Off/Floor/Carpet Handle Hose Swivel CANISTER Item Part No. In U.S. Dust Bag 20-50557 Exhaust Filter 20-86889 Motor Safety Filter 20-86883 Tool Storage Cover (Attachment Storage inside) Canister Hood Beg Holdm A'I-I'ACHMENTS Crevice Tool --------_ Floor Brush -_ Combination Brush -_11 i_l----Fabric...
  • Page 6 PACKING LIST on the cover of the separate Repair Parts List. Use this list to verify that you have received all the components your new Kenmore vacuum. WAND -TELESCOPING is adjustable and requires no he wand length assembly.
  • Page 7 CANISTER 1. Open the canister hood, 2. Check to see that the dust bag is proper- ly installed. See BAG CHANGING instructions. 3. Check to see that the motor safety filter is properly installed. See MOTOR SAFETY FILTER CLEANING for instructions. HOOD AND TOOL STORAGE COVER It is normal for the canister...
  • Page 8: How To Start

    NOTE: To reduce the risk of electric shock, this vacuum cleaner has a polarized one blade is wider than the other. This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug.
  • Page 9 Suggested sweeping pattern. For best cleaning action, the Power-Mate '_ should be pushed straight away from you and pulled straight back. At the end of each pull stroke, the direction of the Power-Mate ® should be changed to point into the next section to be cleaned.
  • Page 10: Attachments

    For best deep down cleaning, use the XLO setting. However, you may need to raise the height to make some jobs easier, such as scatter rugs and some deep pile carpets, and to prevent the vacuum cleaner shutting off. Suggested settings are: iiiii!!i!i!ii!iiiiiiiii!iiii!iiiii;...
  • Page 11 Opening the control decreases suction for draperies while closing the control increases suction for upholsteries and carpets. Personal Injury Always unplug the vacuum cleaner before cleaning brush may suddenly to do so can result in personal injury. :::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::...
  • Page 12 POWER-MATE ®STORAGE The lower wand has a "U" shaped flange in the area where the power cord attaches. The base has a "U" shaped slot near the front. The flange allows the wands and Power-Mate®to be stored with the canister to conserve storage space.
  • Page 13: Bag Changing

    ___i__@_____ __ _ ____ _i_ _ __ _ ___ _ __ ____1_________________________{_______@__8______________@ The vacuum cleaner creates suction that picks up dirt. Rapidly moving air carries the dirt to the dust bag through the airflow pas- sages. The dust bag lets the air pass through, while it traps the dirt.
  • Page 14 1. Unplug cord from wall outlet. DO NOT drip water on cleaner. 2. Clean exterior using a clean, soft cloth that has been dipped in a solution of mild liquid detergent and water, then wrung dry. Wipe dry after cleaning. 3.
  • Page 15 !iii!iiiiiiiii iiii i!iiiiiii_!_i;!iii!ii_iii;!iiiiiii_;i_iiii_ii_iiiiiii!i WARNING EXHAUST FILTER HEPA The exhaust filter cartridge must be replaced when dirty. Replace the filter when the entire surface area is covered evenly, The filter CANNOT be washed lose its dust trapping ability. NOTE: See PARTS AND FEATURES for exhaust filter number.
  • Page 16: Power-Mate Care

    Always follow all safety precautions when cleaning and servicing the Power-Mate ®. tiiiii, iilli; i!! £ £ i£i iiii ii i£i i TO REMOVE BELT 1. Turn Power- Mate e upside down. 2, Unscrew the two (2) Power- Mate ® cover screws.
  • Page 17 TO CLEAN AGITATOR: NOTE: In order to keep cleaning efficiency high and to prevent damage to your vacu- um, the aaitator must be cleaned every time the belt is changed, The agitator must also be cleaned accord- ing to the following schedule: Vacuum Use Clean Aaitator HEAVY...
  • Page 18: Light Bulb Changing

    _ " '_ iii!itt i!! ' i ! ' ! ' il i _i i_ i_ii _ i il _ i il _ i i i_! _i_ _'_ L i!i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!i!iiiiiii!iii!iiiii!i_iii_i_iii_i_i;i_i_i_iii_ii!_iiii_ii!i!_iiiii_ii!iiiii!iiiiiiiiiii!i_ 1. Remove Power-Mate ® cover as shown in BELT CHANGING AND AGITATOR CLEAN- iNG section.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    iiii!iiiiiilLii!!!!!!ii!!!!i !i !!!!!i!!!i!ii!iii!iiii!iiii!i!i!ii!ii!i!i!ili8 Review this table to find de-it-yourself vice needed, other than those described an authorized Sears Service Center. WARNING Disconnect electrical Failure to do so could result Tripped circu_ breaker/blewn fuse at household service panel. Loose hos_ ei_ctpeal connections. Poor job of dirt Fult of clogged dust bag.
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