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Maytag M1200 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Description of the vacuum ™ OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Replacing the Direct Air Motor Filter ..................Lifetime Belt ..........................Jammed Brushroll ........................Thermal Motor Protection ......................Problem Solving Guide Troubleshooting ........................... Visit Maytag Vacuums Online ....................Telephone Customer Support ....................Key Replacement Parts ......................For Best Performance ........................ Warranty ............................
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    • Do not use without vacuum bag and/or outdoors, or dropped into water, return filters in place. it to your Authorized Maytag Vacuum Service Center for service. • Turn off all controls before unplugging. • Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as •...
  • 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: Description Of The Vacuum

    DesCRIPtIon oF tHe VACUUM...
  • Page 7 DesCRIPtIon oF tHe VACUUM Ergonomic Handle Main On / Off Power Switch Carpet Button Carrying Handle Bag Compartment Latch (to Replace Vacuum Bag and Filters) Crevice Tool Vacuum Nozzle LED Headlights Furniture Guard Brushroll Jam Indicator Full Bag / Clog Indicator Quick Release Upper Cord Hook Power Cord Stretch Hose...
  • Page 8: Assembling The Vacuum

    AsseMBlInG tHe VACUUM 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 separately and require assembly. • Remove the handle screw located on the back of the vacuum (Fig.
  • Page 9: Operation

    oPeRAtIon This vacuum is intended for household use only. Reclining the Handle Press the Handle Release Pedal with your foot to recline the handle. Vacuuming Carpet For carpet cleaning, push the On / Off Switch to the “On” position. The Carpet Button will Press illuminate indicating the carpet cleaning setting is on (Fig.
  • Page 10: Carpet Height Adjustment

    oPeRAtIon Carpet Height Adjustment There are six carpet height settings designed for numerous flooring surfaces. Locate the height adjustment dial just above the right rear wheel, and rotate the dial to the desired height. Shag/Frieze or similar length carpet X Hi Plush carpet High Medium pile carpet...
  • Page 11: Vacuuming Under Furniture

    oPeRAtIon Vacuuming Under Furniture Your vacuum will lay flat on the floor for effective cleaning under beds and tables. • Press the Handle Release Pedal once for normal vacuuming (Fig. 1). • Press the Handle Release Pedal a second time to enable the vacuum to lay flat on the floor (Fig.
  • Page 12: Attachment Cleaning

    AttACHMent CleAnInG Wand Cleaning Your vacuum is a comprehensive cleaning system equipped with an upholstery tool, dusting brush, crevice tool, telescopic wand and a stretch hose. • Remove the Telescopic Wand from the body of the vacuum by pulling it up and Fig.
  • Page 13: Cleaning Tools

    AttACHMent CleAnInG Cleaning Tools Your vacuum is equipped with a dusting brush, upholstery brush and crevice tool. • Remove the Telescopic Wand from the vacuum and turn the Tool Activation Dial to the “Tools On” setting. (See page 10) • Attach any of the tools onto the end of the wand (Fig.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Suction Power

    AttACHMent CleAnInG Cleaning Tools (continued) Cleaning tools can also be attached to the curved handle for tasks where the wand is not needed. • Disconnect the wand from the curved handle by pressing the Wand Release Button (Fig. 1). Fig. 1 •...
  • Page 15: Maintenance And Care

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe Annual Checkup To keep your vacuum in peak operating condition, it is recommended you bring your vacuum to an Authorized Maytag Vacuum Service Center for an annual Full Bag checkup. The Service Center will Brushroll conduct a comprehensive examination to ensure your vacuum is in top operating condition.
  • Page 16: Replacing The Vacuum Bag

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe Replacing the Vacuum Bag NOTE: Unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet before changing the bag. • Open the bag compartment by lifting up the latch on the bag compartment cover. • Remove the used vacuum bag by pulling the blue bag collar tab away from the Fig.
  • Page 17: When To Change The Filters

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe When to Change the Filters NOTE: Unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet before changing the filters. At minimum, it’s recommended to replace the filters once a year or after using twelve vacuum bags, whichever comes first. If someone in your household is sensitive to airborne allergens, it is recommended to change the filters after every six...
  • Page 18: Replacing The Charcoal Filter

    MAIntenAnCe AnD CARe Replacing the Charcoal Filter • Remove the bag compartment cover and locate the filter on the left side of the bag compartment. • Pull the front tab away from the vacuum to remove the filter holder (Fig. 1). •...
  • Page 19: Replacing The Direct Air Motor Filter

    • Return vacuum handle to its upright position. Lifetime Belt Your vacuum belt is covered with a lifetime warranty. Should the vacuum belt break, simply bring your vacuum to your Authorized Maytag Vacuum Service Center for a free replacement. Fig. 2...
  • Page 20: Jammed Brushroll

    • If the brushroll is free of any object and the Brushroll Warning light is still lit, it’s likely the clogged condition is located in the vacuum motor fan. If so, please take it to an Authorized Maytag Vacuum Service Center for service.
  • Page 21: Thermal Motor Protection

    • Inspect the vacuum for a full bag condition or a hose clog and correct the problem. • Locate the Thermal Motor Protection Reset Button on the back of the vacuum. Press the button and resume vacuuming. If problem continues, contact your Authorized Maytag Service Center.
  • Page 22: Problem Solving Guide Troubleshooting

    Change vacuum bags once a month or when the full bag light is illuminated 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. Genuine products are designed for maximum cleaning performance.
  • Page 23: 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 five years. Household models used commercially are only warranted for 90 days.
  • Page 24 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...
  • Page 25 notes notes...
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  • Page 28 MAYtAG VACUUMs ™ 1-855-653-1114 ®/ ™ 2013 Maytag, All rights reserved. Manufactured under license by Tacony Corporation, St. Louis, MO. B503-7300B 11.13...