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Maytag M500 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Power Cord Care Replacing the Vacuum Bag Removing/Reinstalling the Bottom Plate Replacing the Agitator Belt Reseting the Circuit Breaker Replacing the Squeegee Problem Solving Guide Troubleshooting Visit Maytag Vacuums Online Telephone Customer Support Key Replacement Parts For Best Performance Warranty...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Authorized Maytag Vacuum • Do not use without vacuum bag in place. Service Center for service. • Turn off all controls before unplugging.
  • Page 5: Polarization Instructions

    PoLARIZAtIon InstRUCtIons Power Cord, 2-Wire Polarized Cord To reduce the risk of electric shock, this product is equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way.
  • Page 6: Decription Of The Vacuum

    DesCRIPtIon oF tHe VACUUM Ergonomic Handle On / Off Power Switch Bag Compartment Vacuum Nozzle Headlight Furniture Guard Quick Release Cord Hook Handle Release Pedal Circuit Breaker Reset Button...
  • Page 7: Assembling The Vacuum

    AsseMbLIng tHe VACUUM SHEET PART 1 OF 1 DESCRIPTION O Attaching the Handle to the Vacuum NOTE: Do not plug in the vacuum until it is completely assembled. The vacuum cleaner and the handle are packed seperately and require assembly. •...
  • Page 8: Operation

    oPeRAtIon This vacuum is intended for household use only. Reclining the Handle • Press the handle release pedal located on the back of the vacuum with your foot to recline the handle. Fig. 1 On/Off Switch • The power switch located on the vacuum handle, is a three-way switch (Fig.
  • Page 9: Maintenance And Care

    Power Cord Care • If cord or plug has any apparent damage, refrain from using the vacuum. Please visit an Authorized Maytag Vacuum Service Center for a new cord or plug. • When vacuum is in use, hold the cord to keep from running over it.
  • Page 10: Replacing The Vacuum Bag

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe Replacing the Vacuum Bag NOTE: Unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet before changing the bag. • Unzip the bag compartment. • Remove the used vacuum bag by pulling the green bag collar tab away Fig. 1 from the vacuum (Fig.
  • Page 11: Removing And Reinstalling The Bottom Plate

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe Removing and Reinstalling the Bottom Plate WARNING! To Reduce the Risk of Electrical Shock or Injury From Moving Parts, Unplug Before Servicing or Cleaning. To Remove the Bottom Plate: • Press the handle release pedal to place the vacuum cleaner in the flat position.
  • Page 12: Replacing The Agitator Belt

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe Replacing the Agitator Belt WARNING! To Reduce the Risk of Electrical Shock or Injury From Moving Parts, Unplug Before Servicing or Cleaning. NOTE: To ensure maximum cleaning efficiency, the belt should be checked regularly to be sure it is in good condition. Check to see if the belt is stretched, cracked, or if excessive slipping is occurring.
  • Page 13: Reseting The Circuit Breaker

    If your squeegee splits or begins to look worn, simply slide the worn squeegee from its track and slide a new one into the track. If you have trouble installing the new squeegee, please visit an Authorized Maytag Vacuum Service Center for help.
  • Page 14: Problem Solving Guide

    • Change vacuum bags once a month or when the bags are 2/3 full to maximize cleaning performance. • Always use genuine Maytag™ vacuum bags and replacement parts. Use of other products may result in poor cleaning performance, potential vacuum cleaner damage and may void vacuum warranty.
  • Page 15: Warranty

    WARRAntY What is Covered: This warranty covers any defects in material and workmanship in your new Maytag™ vacuum and applies exclusively to the original purchaser. How Long Coverage Lasts: Warranty coverage for your vacuum lasts three years. Household models used commercially are only warranted for 90 days.
  • Page 16 oWneR’s WARRAntY InFoRMAtIon keep this for your records… Date of purchase Serial number Model number Purchased from: Store name Address City, State, Zip Telephone...
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  • Page 20 MAYtAg VACUUMs ™ 1-855-653-1114 ®/ ™ 2013 Maytag, All rights reserved. Manufactured under license by Tacony Corporation, St. Louis, MO. B503-7100 9.13...