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HOOVER Owner's ® Manual ] ESPANOI . - _ prig . 14 - 21 The Easy to Use FRAN ( _ AIS 4 p . 22 - 29 Deep Cleaner with automatic tool conversion Review this manual before operating deep cleaner Ultra Models Deluxe Models Plus Models These models are included in this manual
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Fill in and Retain This HOOVER deep cleaner is Important Safeguards ! designed for deep cleaning carpet , rugs , carpeted stairs and upholstery . When using an electrical appliance , always follow basic The model and serial numbers are precaution , including the following : located on the data label on the back of the handle . READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING APPLIANCE . For your personal records , please WARNING : To reduce the risk of fire , electric enter the COMPLETE model and serial shock , or injury : numbers in the spaces provided and • Use indoors only . retain this information . • Use only on surfaces moistened by the cleaning process or small spills . Do not immerse product . Your deep cleaner is model Connect to a properly grounded outlet only . See " Grounding Instructions " . Do not clean over floor electrical outlets . Do not use without tanks in place . and has serial number Use extra care when cleaning on stairs . Do not place deep cleaner on stairs . Use deep cleaner only for its intended use as described in the instructions . Use only attachments recommended by The Hoover Company ; others may It is suggested that you attach your cause hazards . sales receipt to this owner s manual . • The use of an extension cord Is not recommended . If an extension cord is absolutely necessary , use at least a 16 gauge 3 - wire cord which has a 3 - prong Verification of date of purchase may grounding type plug and a 3 - pole receptacle that accepts the machine plug . be required for warranty service of • Unplug deep cleaner when not in use . Turn off all controls before unplugging . your Hoover product . • Always disconnect cord from electrical outlet before servicing the deep cleaner . • Do not unplug by pulling on cord . To unplug , grasp the plug , not the cord . • Never handle plug or appliance with wet hands . • Do not pull or carry by cord , use cord as a handle , close door on cord or pull tl . cord around sharp edges or corners . Do not run appliance over cord . Keep cord away from heated surfaces . • Do not use with damaged cord or plug . If appliance Is not working as it should , has been dropped , damaged , left outdoors , or dropped Into water , take it to a Hoover Factory Service Center or Authorized Hoover Warranty Service Dealer . • Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children . Do not allow deep cleaner to be used as a toy or to run unattended at any time . • Do not point tools toward people or pets . • Use only commercially available floor cleaners Intended for machine application . Do not use any type of wax with deep cleaner . • To assist In reducing drying time , be certain the area Is well ventilated when using detergents and other cleaners with this machine . • Keep detergents and other cleaners out pf children's reach . Index • Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline or use In areas where they may be present . Important safeguards . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Do not pick up chlorine bleach , drain cleaner , gasoline or any other toxic Unpacking deep cleaner . . . . . . . . . 3 material with this appliance . Assembling deep cleaner . . . . . . 4 - 5 • Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking , such as cigarettes , Deep cleaner description . . . . . . . . 6 matches , or hot ashes . General operation . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 9 • Avoid picking up hard , sharp objects with the deep cleaner . They may damage Filling the clean solution tank . 7 - 8 the machine . Emptying the recovery tank . . 8 - 9 • Keep hair , loose clothing , fingers , feet and all parts of body away from Agitator speed selector . . . . . . . 7 openings and moving parts . Brush Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 • Do not put any object Into openings . Do not use with any opening blocked ; How to use keep free of dust , lint , hair , and anything that may reduce air flow . Before you begin . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 • To help prevent matting and resoiling , avoid contact with carpets until they are After cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 - 10 dry . Keep children and pets away from carpets until they are completely dry . Cleaning carpet . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 • Store in a dry place . Do not expose machine to freezing temperatures . Picking up spills . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Cleaning bare floors . . . . . . 10 - 11 Using the tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Save these instructions ! Cleaning carpeted stairs . . 11 - 12 Cleaning upholstery . . . . . . . 12 If you have a problem . . . . . . . . . 13 Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 © lg93 , 1996,1997 The Hoover Company 2
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Grounding Instructions A temporary adapter ( D ) may be used to DANGER connect this plug to a 2 - pole receptacle m ( E ) if a properly grounded outlet is not Improper connection of the equipment - available . The temporary adapter should grounding conductor can result in the This appliance must be grounded If it be used only until a properly grounded should malfunction or breakdown , risk of electric shock . Check with a qual - outlet ( B ) can be installed by a qualified ified electrician or service person if you grounding provides a path of least resis - electrician . The green colored rigid ear , are in doubt as to whether the outlet is tance for electrical current to reduce the lug , or the like ( F ) extending from the properly grounded Do not modify the risk of electric shock . This appliance is adapter must be connected to a perma - plug provided with the appliance - if it equipped with a cord having an equip - nent ground ( G ) such as a properly wil _ not fit the out _ et , have a proper outlet grounded outlet box cover . Whenever ment - grounding conductor ( C ) and instatled by a qualified electrician , This the adapter is used , it must be held in grounding plug ( A ) . The plug must be appliance is for use on a nominal 120 place by a metal screw . NOTE : tn plugged into an appropriate outlet ( B ) volt circuit and has a grounding plug Canada , the use of a temporary adapter that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with aN local codes and that looks like the plug illustrated in is not permitted by the Canadian Electrical Code . ordinances sketch ( A ) . Ib E F G co . B A U Unpack deep cleaner from the car - ton and identity the parts shown . Remove and dispose of the packing . A . Deep cleaner Contained in carton with hose : B . Upper handle OR I . Hose Upper handle for stair / upholstery nozzle storage * J . Stairluphotstery nozzle OR car cleaning tool * OR Upper handle with powered hand tool * * ( positioned on rack ) ; Stair / upholstery nozzle not C . Bolts ( 2 ) positioned on rack * D . Nuts ( 3 - one extra included ) K . Hose rack and screw ( taped on rack under nozzle ) E . Carpet / Upholstery Detergent L . Clip for hose F . Bare Floor Cleaner * Included with Plus models G . PreCleaner ( some models ) i . Bare floor attachment * * Included with Ultra models
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[ ] A The assembled cleaner will look like this drawing ( Ultra mode _ shown ) . Attach upper handle _ 1 _ Remove clean solution tank ( upper tank ) from deep cleaner _ 1 With cord hook ( A ) to back of deep cleaner , push upper handle down onto lower handle . Push bolts into holes on front of handle . If bolts will not go through hole easily handle is not pushed completely down . | [ ] DWhen handle sections are complete D Replace clean solution tank ( upper D Place nuts in recessed areas ont ly together , squeeze trigger ( B ) on tank ) by positioning bottom first . back of handle . Hold each nu in Press on tank handle to snap top of upper handle to snap trigger rod in place while tightening each bolt securely tank into place . place . with a Phillips screw driver . Only two nuts are needed on this model . The extra nut is not required but has been provided for your convenience _ 1 Pivot clip and push other tab intonto Attach hose clip DPress cord into cord clip on back of hole at back of handle to lock i handle . Pull cord tight . D Push tab on side of clip into hole on place , side of handle ,
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[ ] Attach hose rack I _ 1 Slide rack down into place . Insert Storing hose & tools screw at ( D ) and tighten with a [ ] Remove tool and taped screw from Phillips screwdriver Store hose on rack by first position - rack g hose in front section of clip Insert projections on rack into slots on back of cleaner . I _ Position tool in holder at base of l _ Then continue wrapping hose as m Slide bare floor attachment into shown snapping end of hose con - cleaner and snap it into place as holder as shown . shown at arrow . nector into clip . For Plus * or alTo remove tool * * ( A ) , pul ! it down How to reattach tool and outward , Ultra * * models cover To reposition the tool , reverse this proce - I _ The powered hand tool * * is shipped dure _ The tool cover is designed with sa in a plastic bag for protection . break - away feature which allow it Remove the bag before using the tool To store stair / upholstery nozzle * ( B ) , to snap free if it is pushed open too far . by first opening tool door . open tool door , place nozzle in bracket To reattach , atign hinges of cover with and fit it securely into positiion , To slots on sides of tool storage area remove , reverse this procedure . Push cover down to secure in place ,
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Theassembleddeepcleanewrilllooklikethedrawing [ ] 1 . Hand grip [ ] 13 . Recovery tank : holds dirty solution . 2 . Solution trigger : press to release clean solution . 14 . Hood 3 . Cord clip : place cord in clip 15 . Agitator speed selector : to keep it out of the way slide selector to set brush when using cleaner speed on HI , LO , or OFE 4 . Hose 16 . Brush Indicator : spins _ 5 5 . Hose holders : wrap hose when brushes are rotating . 17 . Nozzle . around holders for storage 6 . Cord hooks : wrap cord 18 . Cleaning mode indicator : around hooks for storage . choose either floor or tools The top hook can be rotated 19 . ON / OFF pedal right or left for quick and 20 . Handle release pedal : step easy cord release . on pedal to lower handle to 7 . Stair / upholstery nozzle * OR operating ( floor ) position ; : 22 Powered hand tool * * 21 . Stair / upholstery nozzle OR 8 . Carrying handle Car cleaning tool * 9 . Clean solution tank handle 22 . Bare floor attachment 10 . Clean solution tank cap / * Included with Plus models measuring cup * * Included with Ultra models 11 . Clean solution tank : holds 1 cleaning solution . This deep cleaner is intended 12 . Recovery tank handle : for household use , raise handle to unlock tank for removal ; lower handle for 20 ward to lock tank into posi tion . 17 19 Operate deep cleaner only at voltage specified on data plate on back of cleaner . Plug deep cleaner Into a prop - erly grounded outlet , A B ON / OFF pedal & Cleaning mode indicator To transport Handle release pedal [ ] Indicator will show a green window ] To move your deep cleaner from next to FLOOR ( C ) when handle is room to room put handle in upright [ ] Step on pedal ( A ) to turn deep in the operating position for cleaning cleaner on . Step on pedal again to and locked position tilt deep cleaner carpet rugs and bare floors . turn deep cleaner off . back on wheels and push forward . Indicator will show a green window next Step on pedal ( B ) to lower handle to to TOOL ( D ) when handle is in the operating position . Handle does not lock upright position for tool use on stairs into a single position but " floats " to allow upholstery etc . convenient operation Deep cleaner automatically divert suc - tion from FLOOR to TOOL when han - dle is raised from the operating to the 6 upright position .
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_ E / Automatic " shut off " Agitator speed selector [ ] The deepcleanemr ayalsobelift - edbyplacingahandunderthe [ ] Your ' SteamVac ' deep cleaner has [ ] When the recovery tank ( lower tank ) is uppercleansolutiotnankhandleas tlqree agitator brush settings ful ! the automatic shutoff mechanism shown HI - for normal cleaning of carpet and will shut off the deep cleaner suction ( suc - bare floors lion will be noticeably reduced ) . LO - for gentle c _ eaning of carpets and At that time the red float disk will rise to bare floors the top of the recovery tank lid ( E ) The OFF - for cleaning carpets and bare deep cleaner will no longer pick up dirty floors when brushing is not desired . solution and the motor sound will ( Such as when picking up liquid spills become noticeably higher in pitch . See page 10 . ) When this happens turn deep cleaner Slide selector button to t _ le desired set - off and empty recovery tank before ting before cleaning . continuing use . Check clean solution tank also ; it may need to be refilled , H Brush indicator I _ To clean screen ( H ) , turn deep clean - The tanks er off and disconnect from electdcal Clean solution tank [ ] The brush indicator will spin ( F ) outlet . ( upper tank ) when the deep cleaner is turned Remove clear cover and wipe off screen ON and the brushes are rotating . The clean solution tank holds the clean - with a damp cloth . Snap cover back into ing solution that is to be dispersed onto If the indicator does not spin and the position the surface to be c _ eaned . pattern is visible ( G ) when the deep cleaner is turned ON , the brushes are How to fill not rotating . Disconnect deep cleaner from electrical outlet . There are three reasons why the brushes may not be rotating : [ ] Place deep cleaner handle in the upright , locked position , 1 . Brush speed selector set on OFF ( see previous section ) . To remove tank , press down on handle and pull forward 2 . Handle in upright position ( see " Cleaning mode indicator , " p , 6 ) Carry tank to a sink . 3 . Brush indicator screen dirty . Continued - _
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Using cap , measure detergent following the chart below . 5 OUNCES / For carpet , carpeted stairs and uphol - stew : Fill cap to fill line ( 5 ounces ) with HOOVER Carpet / Upholstery Detergent . For bare floors : Fill cap to fill line ( 5 ounces ) with HOOVER I . ' ) Bare Floor Cleaner Do not use Bare Floor Cleaner on carpet or upholstery . Do not use any type of wax with your ' SteamVac ' deep cleaner . [ ] Rotate tank cap counterclockwise NOTE : Use only HOOVER detergents . [ ] Turn cap ( A ) upside down to serve and lift up to remove cap as a measuring cup . They are specially formulated for use with your ' SteamVac ' deep cleaner . CAUTION : Detergents contain [ ] Anionic and Nonionic Surfactants . Avoid contact with eyes and skin . In case of contact with eyes , flush with cold water for 15 minutes , in case of contact with skin , wash with water . If Irritation persists , call a physician . For Medical Information ( U . _ . ) call 1 * 800 - 752 - 7869 . Pour detergent into tank . Fill tank to [ ] If rubber ring ( C ) on cap has line ( B ) ( 1 gallon ) with hot tap become dislodged , reposition it water . with uneven side against ledge ( D ) as shown . To assure proper performance , use only HOOVER cleaning detergent . . Recovery tank ( lower tank ) The recovery tank holds the dirty solu - tion that is picked up from the carpet . When the recovery tank is full , the auto - matic shut - off will engage ( see page 7 ) and the tank must be emptied . How to empty Turn deep cleaner off and disconnect from electrical outlet . To prevent possible leaking , remove clean solution tank ( Fig . 28 ) by pressing [ ] Replace cap Rotate cap clock - [ ] Position bottom of tank into unit down on tank handle and pulling for - wise until it locks In place . Cap and press on tank handle to snap ward ; set tank aside ( do not set tank must be locked In place for proper tank into ptace . on furniture ) . performance and to prevent leaking . Step on handle release pedal ( Fig . 20 ) and lower handle until it rests on the floor . 8
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For full suction , it is important that the recovery tank lid is properly secured before cleaning . _ UNLOCK ¢ Raise tank handle to carrying position to place it into base of cleaner . Move han - die completely forward to leek tank into place ( see Fig 35 ) Raise handle of deep cleaner to upright position and reposition upper clean solution tank [ ] Raise handle to carrying position [ ] To remove tank lid , lower handle ( straight up ) to unlock tank from completely toward back of tank and lift off lid . base of deep cleaner Lift tank from deep cleaner and carry it to a sink or Empty the tank and reposition the lid . drain . c . Test for colorfastness - Mix detergent and If no color change is visible , spray water according to the instructions under " Fill PreCleaner onto spots and traffic areas clean solution tank " on pages 7 and 8 Wet a Wait at least ten minutes Use your white absorbent cloth with the solution . In a ' SteamVac ' deep cleaner to pick up Before you begin small , hidden area , gently rub the surface PreCleaner and spot . Repeat until spot is cleaning with the dampened cloth Wait ten minutes removed ; carefully scrub with a household and check for color removal or bleed with scrub brush if necessary a , Vacuum thoroughly - For carpet , use white paper towel or cloth If surface has a vacuum cleaner with an agitator for Do not saturate carpet or upholstery with more than one color , check all colors PreCleaner , best results . Vacuum upholstery _ with a d . When cleaning entire floor , move vacuum cleaner with cleaning tool * Available at additional cost if not included attachments . Use a crevice tool to reach furniture out of area to be cleaned with your model , No cleaning solution into tufts and folds Do not use the ( may not be necessary if only high traffic removes all stains from all carpets . Stain ' SteamVac ' deep cleaner as a dry vac - areas are to be cleaned ) . For furniture removal varies with the type of spill , time uum cleaner . too heavy to move , place aluminum foi ! elapsed before removal , carpet material , or wax paper under legs . This will pre - b . For upholstery , check cleaning and carpet type vent wood finishes from staining carpet code - Use your HOOVER ' SteamVac ' f . To prevent staining , use plastic or alu - Pin up furniture skirts and drapenes deep cleaner only if the upholstery fab - minum foil to protect wood or metal sur - e . Pretreat spots and heavy traffic ric is marked with a " W " ( for " wet " clean ) faces from possible water spray , areas with HOOVER ® PreCleaner * - or " S / W " ( for " solvent / dry " or " wet " g . To avoid wetting and possible damage clean ) . Do not clean fabric marked " S " Test PreCleaner for colorfastness by first to wood floors underneath area rugs / car - spraying it on a hidden area ; wait ten ( " solventJdry " clean only ) . If your pet , either move area rugs / carpet to a non - uphoIstery does not have a code , seek minutes and blot with white paper towels wood bare floor surface or place waterproof or cloth . professional assistance . material ( e . g . plastic ) underneath them before cleaning . See pages 10 - 14 for instructions on various cleaning tasks . Allow time for carpet or upholstery to After cleaning [ d . Remove debris from recovery dry completely between cleaning and tank filter and rinse with clean a . Allow carpet or upholstery to dry . To rinsing . To rinse , follow the same proce - water help prevent matting and reselling the dure for cleaning only using hot tap Note : If the filter must be removed for carpet , keep children and pets away water with no detergent in the upper from surface until it is completely dry . If clean solution tank . cleaning , it is easier to replace if the fil - ter is wet . it is necessary to walk on damp car - c . Empty tanks , rinse with clear water pet , place towels or white cloths on the and let air dry Rinse the solution tank e . If desired , vacuum thoroughly after traffic areas . carpet has completely dried This will cap and recovery tank lid and let air dry If furniture must be replaced before the help reduce any shading left by the carpet is dry , use plastic or aluminum deep cleaner's brushes foil pads under legs of furniture so metal To clean nozzle slides or wood finishes will not stain the If lint or other debris becomes lodged in carpet . nozzle , do not attempt to remove b . If desired , the carpet may be rinsed nozzle cover . Rinsing is not necessary for cleaning , Pour one to two cups of clear water on a but it may Improve the surface's appear - non - carpeted floor . Do not pour water ance after it is dry . onto a wood floor . If rinsing is desired , be careful not to Pick up water with your ' SteamVac ' deep over - wet the carpet or upholstery . cleaner . Repeat as necessary until debris is flushed out of nozzle . Continued - _ 9
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To clean the outside of the machine , vent streaking wipe off dirt with a cloth dampened in Keep nozzle flat on floor for both for - warm water and mild detergent . Do not ward and reverse strokes . use solvent or petroleum based prod - For heavily soiled areas , repeat , To ucts to clean the machine . avoid saturating carpet , do not use more than 4 wet strokes over one area . Always end with dry strokes . It is best to alternate wet and dry Read " Before you begin cleaning " strokes as described above . instructions on page 9 . For best cleaning results and to aid in Fill clean solution tank ( upper tank ) with faster drying of carpet , end with more HOOVER Carpet / Upholstery Detergent dry strokes ( Continue using dry strokes according to instructions on pages 7 and 8 . until little water is visible passing through the recovery tank lid . ) Move speed selector to LO for gentle Empty recovery tank when the motor [ ] Squeeze trigger to release cleaning cleaning or HI for normal cleaning . solution and slowly push deep sound becomes higher pitched and Dry hands and plug cord into a properly cleaner forward ( equals one wet stroke ) . there is a loss in suction ( see grounded outlet . " Automatic shut - off " , page 7 ) Continue to squeeze trigger and slowly Do not clean over floor electrical out - When finished cleaning , follow " After pull deep cleaner back toward you ( sec lets . cleaning " instructions on pages 9 10 end wet stroke ) . Release trigger and slowly push deep cleaner forward over To avoid walking on damp carpet , starte at the end of the room farthest from th area just sprayed with solution ( dry stroke ) . Then slowly pull deep cleaner door or path to sink where tanks will be emptied and filled . back toward you without squeezing trig - ger ( dry stroke ) . Step on handle release pedal and lower Overlap strokes by 1 inch to help pro - handle to operating position ; Urn deep cleaner ON . When picking up spills on bare floors , use only the floor nozzle with the bare floor attachment in place and speed selector in the OFF position ( thiswill help How to attach bare floor Your HOOVER SteamVac deep cleaner prevent spreading the spill ) , attachment may also be used to pick up small liq - If a spot is left , the stair / upholstery nozzle is uid spills ( 1 gallon or less , never to Disconnect deep cleaner from electri - generally more effective for removing it . exceed 1 / 4 inch in depth ) on carpet , cal outlet . Although no cleaning solution can com - upholstery , or bare floors . pletely remove all spots , they can be treat - To prevent possible leaking , remove For best results , pick up spills immedi - ed by following the instructions provided by clean solution tank and recovery tank ately by placing the stair / upholstery the manufacturer of the carpet , upholstery , before positioning bare attachment . nozzle just above the spill and suction or bare floor surface being cleaned . Refer to Fig . 28 to remove clean solu - up any residue on top of the carpet . If Do not use the SteamVae deep cleaner tion tank Set tank aside ( do not set the spill remains , place either the stair / to pick up flammable or combustible liq - upholstery nozzle or floor nozzle with tank on furniture ) , uids or chemicals . brushes turned OFF in front of the spill , Refer to Fig . 35 to remove recovery When finished , follow " After cleaning " pull the nozzle very slowly over the spill tank instructions on pages 9 - 10 . initially with suction only Repeat with spray and suction . With handle in upright position , stilt cleaner back so that handle rest on the floor Return deep cleaner to upright position . Lower handle and replace recovery tank Raise handle to upright position and reposition clean solution tank . To clean floor Read Before you begin cleaning instructions on page 9 . Do not use the SteamVac deep clean - er on hardwood floors . Fill clean solution tank with HOOVER Bare Floor Cleaner according to instruc - [ ] With foam strip ( A ) ( located under [ ] Push attachment against nozzle while tions on pages 7 and 8 . the netting ) in position as shown , rotating attachment downward until Do not use any type of wax with your place attachment on front of nozzle ( B ) . both ends snap into place . Make sure arrow on end of attachment SteamVac deep cleaner , ( Note : Some force may be required to points in the direction as shown . Move speed selector to the Lo or HI rotate and snap attachment into place , ) position for scrubbing or OFF if scrubbing is not desired . 10
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Dry hands and plug deep cleaner into a properly grounded outlet . c Step on handle re _ ease pedat and tower The powered hand tool ( Ultra models ) handle to operating position ; turn deep has rotating brushes for extra scrubbing cleaner ON . action on small carpet areas , carpeted stairs and upholstery . To release solution , press trigger . Slowly move deep cleaner forward and back - The stair / upholstery nozzle has a built - in ward over area to be cleaned . brush to help provide the scrubbing action some spots may need for To pick up dirty solution , release trigger removal . and slowly move deep cleaner over The car cleaning tool ( Plus models ) can area where solution has just been dis - A be used for carpet and upholstery in persed . Use both forward and reverse vehicles . strokes . c How to attach tool Empty recovery tank when the motor sound becomes higher pitched and Disconnect deep cleaner from electri - there is a loss in suction ( see cal outlet . " Automatic shut - off " , page 7 ) Place handle in upright position and When finished cleaning , follow " After remove hose from rack cleaning " instructions on pages 9 - 10 m Connect powered hand tool ( A ) or stair / upholstery nozzle or car Remove attachment from nozzle and cleaning tool ( B ) to end of hose by rinse in clear water Do not remove sliding it onto connector until the tab ( C ) plastic screen or foam from attach - locks it securely . ment . B Using your thumb , push forward and up on the latch ( D ) to remove tool as shown Ib Follow the instructions on pages 11 - 12 for the appropriate cleaning task Read " Before you begin cleaning " Instructions on page 9 . Place handle in upright position . Agitator brushes will not rotate while handle Is in upright position . Fil _ clean solution tank with HOOVER Carpet / Upholstery Detergent according to instructions on pages 7 and 8 . Attach tool to end of hose . After using tool m3 . Drain hose by turning deep Hose length may require that machine cleaner ON and holding end of 1 . Follow steps a and b for " After clean - be placed at the top of the stairs to hose up for several seconds . Do not ing " on page 9 , clean upper half of stairway and at bot - press trigger . tom of stairs to clean lower half . m2 . Rinse tool and hose by filling sink 4 Disconnect deep cleaner from electri - with a small amount of water . Turn To prevent machine from falling , use cal outlet . deep cleaner ON and pickup the water extra caution when cleaning on stairs . with the tool 5 Drain solution tube ( located inside Do not place deep cleaner on stairs . hose ) by pointing end of hose in sink Do not point tools toward people or and pressing trigger . pets . Dry hands and plug deep cleaner 6 Proceed with steps c , d , and e , for into a properly grounded outlet . " After cleaning " on page 9 . Turn deep cleaner ON _ Pre - spray the carpeted stair by holding the tool ( A ) or ( B ) about one inch above the carpet and push it forward while pressing the trigger ( equals one wet stroke ) . Position tool against the riser and slightly press it into carpet pile Press the trigger and pull the tool slowly over the carpet ( second wet stroke ) Release trigger at end of stroke . Continued - ) 11
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When finished cleaning , follow " After cleaning " instructions on page 9 and " After using tool " instructions on page 11 . Read " Before you begin cleaning " Instructions on page 9 . Be sure to check the cleaning code on _ \ f - - your upholstery . Use your HOOVER ' SteamVac ' deep cleaner only on Turn deep cleaner on . mL _ tl tool , and position it against riser . upholstery marked " W " or " W / S " . I tool slowly over carpet without m Gently press the tool ( A ) or ( B ) onto pressing trigger ( dry stroke ) Place handle in upright position the fabric Press the trigger and Agitator brushes will not rotate while slowly pull the nozzle over the fabric It is best to alternate wet and dry strokes handle Is In upright position . as described above End with more dry Overlap strokes by 1 / 2 Lnch to help pre - Fill clean solution tank with HOOVER strokes to aid in faster drying of carpet vent streaking Carpet / Upholstery Detergent according Overlap strokes by 1 / 2 inch to help pre - Make additional strokes without pressing to instructions on pages 7 and 8 Attach vent streaking . the trigger to remove more moisture tool to end of hose To avoid saturating carpet , do not use To clean in corners or creases , lift the Do not point powered hand tool or nozzle one - half inch from the fabric and more than 4 wet strokes over any one stair / upholstery nozzle at people or area . Always end with dry strokes . press the solution trigger . Vacuum up pets . the solution with the nozzle without If additiona ! cleaning is necessary , wait Dry hands and plug deep cleaner into a pressing the trigger . until the carpet is completely dry before properly grounded outlet . using the tool again . Empty recovery tank when the motor sound becomes higher pitched and there is a loss in suction ( see " Automatic shut - off " , page 7 ) Storage Service Before storing : To obtain approved HOOVER service and genuine HOOVER parts , locate the • Empty solution tank and rinse nearest Hoover Factory Service Center thoroughly with clean water . or Authorized Hoover Warranty • Replace empty solution tank and . Service Dealer ( Depot ) by : turn deep cleaner ON . Squeeze • checking the Yellow Pages under trigger and push deep cleaner for - Vacuum Cleaners - Household " OR ward and back several times to expel any solution remaining in the • checking the list of Factory Service deep cleaner's system . ( Do not use Centers provided with this cleaner deep cleaner on wood floors . ) OR - • Empty recovery tank and rinse • calling 1 - 800 - 944 - 9200 for an _ For heavily soiled areas , it may be thoroughly with clean water . automated referral of authorized necessary to repeat the cleaning process . Make crisscrossing strokes to service outlet locations ( US . only ) Allow brushes and underside of deep the original pattern ; overlap each pass . cleaner to air dry thoroughly before Do not send your cleaner to The Hoover storing deep cleaner on a carpeted or Make no more than 2 passes with the Company in North Canton for service , wood surface . solution over any one area to prevent this will only result in delay over - wetting and damage to fabric . Do not store deep cleaner with a full If further assistance Is needed , con - solution tank In place . If additional cleaning is necessary , wa ! t tact The Hoover Company Consumer until the upholstery is completely dry Response Center , North Canton , Ohio 44720 Phone : 330 - 499 - 9499 . before using the nozzle again Empty recovery tank when the motor In Canada , contact Hoover Canada , sound becomes higher pitched and Lubrication Burlington , Ontario L7R 4A8 , Phone : 1 - 800 - 263 - 6376 . there is a loss in suction ( see " Automatic The motor Is equipped with bearings shut - off " , page 7 ) Always identify your cleaner by the which contain sufficient lubrication for When finished cleaning , follow " After complete model number when request - the life of the motor . The addition of lubri - cleaning " instructions on page 9 and ing information or ordering parts . ( The cant could cause damage . Do not add " After using tool " instructions on page 11 . model number appears on the bottom of lubricant to motor bearings . the cleaner . ) 12
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Full One Year If you have a Warranty problem If a minor problem occurs it usually can ( Domestic Use ) be solved quite easily when the cause is found by using the check list below Your HOOVER @ appliance is warranted in normal household use , in accordance with the Owner's Manual against original defects in material and workmanship for a period of one full year from date of pur - Possible cause chase . This warranty provides , at no cost Possible solution to you , all labor and parts to place this • Not firmly plugged in appliance in correct operating condition • Plug unit in hrmly during the warranted period . This warran - ty applies when the appliance is pur - • No voltage In wall plug chased in the United States including its • Check fuse or breaker territories and possessions , or in Canada • Blown fuse / tripped breaker or from a U . S Military Exchange . • Replace fuse / reset breaker Appliances purchased elsewhere are cov - ered by a limited one year warranty which covers the cost of parts only . This warran ty does not apply if the appliance is used in a commercial or rental application Possible cause Possible solution Warranty service can only be obtained by presenting the appliance to one of the fol - • Recovery tank full / automatic lowing authorized warranty service out - shut off engaged i , . lets . Proof of purchase will be required • Remove and empty recovery tank before service is rendered . • Blockage In tool on end of hose 1 . Hoover Factory Service Centers • Remove tool and clear blockage 2 . Hoover Authorized Warranty • Recovery tank lid not on Service Dealers ( Depots ) . correctly • Make sure lid is on securely This warranty does not cover pick up delivery , or house calls ; however , if you mail your appliance to a Hoover Factory Service Center for warranty service , transportation will be paid one way . While this warranty gives you specific Possible cause legal rights , you may also have other Possible solution rights which vary from state to state . • Solution tank not firmly in place If further assistance is needed , or if there • Make sure tank is securely locked in are questions concerning this warranty or position the availability of warranty service outlets , • Solution tank empty write or phone the Consumer Response • Refill tank according to instructions for Center , The Hoover Company , 101 East Maple St . , North Canton , Ohio 44720 . surface being cleaned Phone 1 - 330 - 499 - 9499 . • Recovery tank lid not on correctly For an automated referral of authorized • Make sure rid is firmly in place service outlets in the U . S . A . , phone 1 - 800 - 944 - 9200 . In Canada , contact Hoover Canada , Burlington , Ontario L7R 4A8 , 1 - 800 - 263 - 6376 . Possible icauseon Possible solut • Indicator screen dirty • Remove clear cover over _ ndicator and clean screen ; replace cover • Speed selector on OFF • Move speed selector to Low or Hi 13
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