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Removing Clogs - Kenmore 116.31150310 Use & Care Manual

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REMOVING CLOGS
Always follow all safety precautions when
performing
maintenance
to the vacuum
cleaner.
WARNING
Electrlcal Shock Or Personal Injury
Hazard
Disconnect electrical supply before
performing maintenance
to the vacuum
cleaner. Failure to do so could result in
electrical shock or personat injury from
the vacuum cleaner suddenly starting.
if the vacuum cleaner does not seem to
have adequate
suction, first check if the
dust bag is full or if a filter
is clogged.
See
CHANGING
DUST BAG (page 16).
If the dust bag and filter areas are free of
clogs, check the clean-out
port and the
extension
hose. See the following
sets of
instructions.
TO REMOVE CLOG FROM HOSE
1. Remove the hose handle
from the hose
holder
by twisting,
and pulling straight up.
Handle
Hose
2. Plug in the vacuum
cleaner and turn it on.
3. Stretch
the extension hose to maximum
length and then allow the hose to return to
its natural
length.
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4. Re-insert the hose into the original
storage
position from which it was removed.
Press firmly to ensure correct
placement.
5. Turn off and unplug the vacuum
cleaner.
areas and the hose
areas are free of
clogs, disconnect the
nozzle hose from the
hose holder and check
the nozzle
for
clogging.
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1. Remove the nozzle
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hose by twisting,
and
pulling straight down.
Clean the agitator according to the
instructions in the AGITATOR CLEANING
(Page 20)
Return the vacuum cleaner
to the upright
position before
plugging into an electrical
outlet.
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