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M.-Nr. 05 900 481

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    Operating instructions M.-Nr. 05 900 481...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment Description of the appliance Warning and safety instructions Assembling the cleaner Unwinding and rewinding the mains cable ......10 Releasing the shaft .

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    Disposal of packing material Disposal of your old appliance or machine The transport and protective packing has been selected from materials which Electrical and electronic appliances / are environmentally friendly for disposal machines often contain materials and can normally be recycled. which, if handled or disposed of incorrectly, could be potentially Ensure that any plastic, wrappings,...

  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance...

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    Description of the appliance a Release button b Handle c Cable hook d Telescopic tube e Cable guide f Release button for the telescopic tube g Shaft h Release button for the shaft i Foot switch to tilt the shaft j On / Off switch (with integrated power adjustment depending on model) k Dust compartment release button l Dust compartment filter (for motor protection)

  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and safety instructions Before using for the first time This appliance meets statutory Check the packaging, the vacuum safety requirements. Inappropriate cleaner and accessories for any use can lead to personal injury and signs of damage. Do not use a damage to property.

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    Warning and safety instructions Daily use Do not vacuum up items which are heavy, hard or have sharp edges. To avoid the risk of damage, do not They could cause a blockage and use the vacuum cleaner without the damage the appliance. dustbag, dust compartment filter and exhaust filter in place.

  • Page 8: Using Accessories

    Blocked pores reduce the clean condition at all times. Any efficiency of the cleaner. damage which may be caused by Use only genuine Miele dustbags, cockroaches or other vermin will not be filters and accessories. This will covered by the appliance guarantee.

  • Page 9: Assembling The Cleaner

    Assembling the cleaner Assembly A Fit the shaft to the cleaner B Fit the telescopic tube into the shaft and twist backwards and forwards until it engages. C Push the combination nozzle into its holder. Do not use the combination nozzle as a handle, as it could become detached from its holder.

  • Page 10: Use

    Unwinding and rewinding the mains cable ^ Hold the plug and unwind the cable to the required length (max. approx. 6.5 metres). When vacuuming for longer than 30 minutes, pull the cable out to at least of its total length, even when working close to the wall socket.

  • Page 11: Releasing The Shaft

    Releasing the shaft ^ Step on the foot switch and tilt the shaft to a comfortable position for vacuuming. Adjusting the telescopic tube One part of the telescopic tube is packed inside the other, and it can be adjusted to suit your height for comfortable vacuuming.

  • Page 12: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off ^ Step on the On-Off foot switch. Opening the air inlet valve The air inlet valve can be used to reduce suction power whilst vacuuming, and help prevent small items or lightweight rugs etc. from being vacuumed up. ^ Open the air inlet valve far enough to reduce the suction power.

  • Page 13: Regulating The Suction

    Regulating the suction Some models have two levels of suction power: Min. = reduced suction power Max. = full suction power When switched on the vacuum cleaner will operate on full suction power. To change power level simply hold the switch down for a little while.

  • Page 14: Combination Nozzle

    Combination nozzle Hold the cleaner securely when vacuuming with the combination nozzle so that it does not fall over when you pull on the hose. A Push the release slide upwards in the direction of the arrow. B Pull the suction tube out of its holder. The combination nozzle can be used as a crevice nozzle and as a dusting brush.

  • Page 15: Telescopic Tube

    Telescopic tube Hold the cleaner securely when vacuuming with the telescopic suction tube so that it does not fall over when you pull on the hose. You can vacuum with the telescopic suction tube to reach difficult nooks and crannies. ^ Press the telescopic tube release button and take the tube off the cleaner.

  • Page 16: Accessories Supplied

    Accessories supplied The following are supplied with the cleaner: a Adapter b Crevice nozzle c Upholstery nozzle d Filter grille A separate filter grille is supplied only with those models which are fitted with an ACTIVE air clean or a HEPA exhaust filter as standard.

  • Page 17: Using The Accessories Supplied

    Using the accessories supplied Adapter The adapter is needed for attaching the crevice nozzle and upholstery nozzle to either the telescopic tube or to the combination nozzle. Crevice nozzle For cleaning in folds, crevices or corners. ^ Attach the crevice nozzle to the adapter.

  • Page 18: Storing The Cleaner

    Storing the cleaner When not in use, the shaft should be locked into position and the cleaner can simply be left wherever convenient. To save space you can unlock the shaft and hang the cleaner up out of the way. To unlock the shaft simply step on the foot switch.

  • Page 19: Maintenance And Care

    Always disconnect the vacuum cleaner from the electrical supply for maintenance work and for cleaning. Switch off at the wall socket and remove the plug. The Miele filter system consists of three filters. a Dustbag b Dust compartment filter (for motor protection)

  • Page 20: Purchasing New Dustbags And Filters

    You can replace the exhaust filter supplied with the vacuum cleaner with one of the other Miele exhaust filters if you wish (see "Optional accessories").

  • Page 21: When To Change The Dustbag

    Maintenance and care When to change the dustbag Change the dustbag when the colour marker in the dustbag change indicator fills the display, or sooner if it is no longer effective (see possible reasons for this below). Dustbags are designed for single use only.

  • Page 22: How The Dustbag Change Indicator Works

    Maintenance and care How the dustbag change indicator works The dustbag change indicator is designed to measure the air permeability of a dustbag containing common household dust. Normal household dust would contain a mixture of dust, hair, carpet fibre, threads, grit etc.

  • Page 23: Replacing The Dustbag

    Maintenance and care Replacing the dustbag ^ Press the dust compartment release button and open the lid. The dustbag has a self-closing flap. It closes automatically when the dustbag is removed to prevent any dust escaping. ^ Pull the dustbag out by the grip next to the self-closing flap on the collar.

  • Page 24: When To Change The Dust Compartment Filter (motor Protection)

    Replace the dust compartment filter every time you start a new packet of Miele dustbags. A dust compartment filter is supplied with every packet of Miele dustbags. Replacing the dust compartment filter ^ Press the dust compartment release button and open the lid.

  • Page 25: When To Change The Exhaust Filter

    Miele dustbags. A SUPER air clean filter is supplied with every packet of Miele dustbags. b) ACTIVE air clean filter Replace the ACTIVE air clean filter approx. once a year, or more often if it is no longer effective at absorbing odours.

  • Page 26: Replacing The Super Air Clean Filter

    Maintenance and care Replacing the SUPER air clean filter ^ Press the dust compartment release button and open the lid. A Press the release button for the exhaust filter lid. B Open the exhaust filter compartment lid. ^ Remove the filter grille.

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    Maintenance and care ^ Open the filter grille over the bin and drop the used SUPER air clean filter into the bin without touching it. ^ Replace it with a new SUPER air clean filter. It can go into the grille either way up.

  • Page 28: Replacing An Active Air Clean Filter Or A Hepa Filter

    Maintenance and care Replacing an ACTIVE air clean filter or a HEPA filter ^ Press the dust compartment release button and open the lid. A Press the release button for the exhaust filter lid. B Open the exhaust filter compartment lid.

  • Page 29: Replacing One Type Of Filter With Another

    ACTIVE air clean filter or c a HEPA Filter You can replace the exhaust filter supplied with the vacuum cleaner with one of the other Miele exhaust filters if you wish. For details of how the filters differ from one another see "Optional accessories".

  • Page 30: When To Change The Thread Lifters

    ^ Use a knife or similar object to remove them from the slots. ^ Fit the new thread lifters. Spare parts are available from your Miele dealer or from the Miele Spare Parts Department (see back cover for contact details).

  • Page 31: Cleaning And Care

    E-cloth A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.

  • Page 32: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide The vacuum cleaner has switched itself off automatically. A temperature limiter will switch the cleaner off automatically if, for instance, large articles have blocked the suction tube or when the filter bag is full or contains too much fine dust. A heavily soiled exhaust or dust compartment filter can also be the cause of overheating.

  • Page 33: After Sales Service

    After sales service In the event of a fault that you cannot easily remedy, please contact – Your Miele dealer, or – the Miele Service Department (see back cover for contact details). When contacting your Dealer or the Miele Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.

  • Page 34: Accessories

    Accessories ACTIVE air clean filter (supplied as standard with some models) The ACTIVE air clean filter is a special active charcoal filter which absorbs odours from the dust collected in the dustbag, and therefore helps to prevent a build-up of odours occuring. Do not use aroma capsules in your cleaner if you use this filter.

  • Page 35: Electrical Connection For The Uk

    Electrical connection for the UK All electrical work should be carried out Replacement fuses should be ASTA by a suitably qualified and competent approved to BS1362 and have the person in strict accordance with correct rating. Replacement fuses and national and local safety regulations. fuse covers may be purchased from your local electrical supplier.

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    Email: info@miele.ie 163 Penang Road Internet: http://www.miele.ie # 04 - 02/03 Winsland House II Singapore 238463 Australia: Tel : +65-67351191 Miele Australia Pty. Ltd. Fax: +65-67351161 A.C.N. 005635398 Email: mielesea@miele.com.sg 1 Gilbert Park Drive Knoxfield, VIC 3180 Hong Kong: Telephone: (03) 9764 7100...

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