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3 Empty dirt compartment. (Fig.21)

Fig.21

Replace the net filter assembly into the dirt

4 compartment.

 

 

Be sure to match the

marks of the Filter

Compartment and Dust Cup.

Upper Handle

OPEN CLOSE

Air Duct

 

 

Fig.22

Align the projection of net filter assembly

 

Net Filter

 

assembly

5 to the slot of dirt compartment and follow

 

Projection

the arrow to fit or turn to CLOSE side.

 

 

 

 

 

Slot

 

 

Fig.23

Dirt Compartment

 

 

STEP 2

Align the rectangular groove to the guide

Rectangular

 

6 of vacuum cleaner then push to snap

Mark

Groove

into place. (Fig.24)

 

 

 

Also marks are on Dust Compartment

STEP 1

and Base.

Guide

 

 

 

Fig.24

Mark

CAUTION: Do not use chemicals, bleach or hot water to clean the dirt compartment. Wash with soap and water using a soft brush. Do not dry with hair dryer or heater.

NOTE: Very fine materials, such as face powder, plaster or fine powder may seal the filters and cause loss of suction. When vacuuming this type of material, be sure to empty the dirt compartment and clean the filters more frequently (before reaching the “Max Fill Line”).

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MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS

HOW TO CLEAN THE NET FILTER ASSEMBLY

1

Slide net filter assembly out of dirt compartment.

2

 

 

(Fig.25)Unscrew the filter element from the assembly.

3

 

 

Wipe excess dust from the net filter.

4

 

Unscrew

 

Wash net filter with water, using a soft sponge.

5

 

 

Allow net filter assembly to completely dry before

replacing it, then insert it into the dirt

compartment.

CAUTION: Do not use chemicals, bleach or hot water to clean the dirt compartment. Wash with water using a soft sponge. Do not dry with hair dryer or heater.

Net Filter

Filter

Assembly

Fig.25

HOW TO CLEAN THE MAIN FILTER

1

Hold the top handle glip, and release the filter

Filter Clamp

clamp then remove the filter cover to open.

 

 

 

Filter Cover

2

filter.Remove main filter from the filter box and scrub the

Top Handle Grip

3

Wash the filter with soap and water.

Latch Portion

4

Allow the filter to completely dry before putting

 

back in the filter compartment.

Filter

 

 

5

Replace the filter cover onto the filter compartment,

Compartment

 

interlocking the latch portions.

 

Main Filter

Fig.26

CAUTION: Do not use a washing machine for cleaning. Do not dry with hair dryer or heater. Be sure the filter is set in the right position.

NOTE: For maximum performance we recommend to clean this filter every time you empty the dirt compartment.

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WHEN YOU FOUND ANY OBSTACLES IN THE HEAD COVER OR FRONT CHANNEL

If you find some obstacles such as hair, paper slip, are caught inside the head cover or front channel, please try to remove with suction hose of this vacuum cleaner. (Fig.27)

If this is not enough cleaning, please use some wooden stick for picking, or removing bottom plate and / or head cover for cleaning.

Suction Hose

Front channel

Fig.27

HOW TO REMOVE / AND RESET THE BOTTOM PLATE

Before replacing any parts, unplug the vacuum

Four Screws

cleaner from the electrical outlet and release the

 

handle. Then turn the vacuum cleaner over,

 

exposing the underside.

 

REMOVE

Loosen the bottom plate by unscrewing four screws, (Fig. 28) then remove the bottom plate.

Fig.28

RESET

Make sure that all the parts are properly position.

1 Insert the front three tabs of the bottom plate into the grooves at the front end of the nozzle head, then reset the bottom plate. (Fig. 29)

2 Fasten four screws.

Three Tabs

Fig.29

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MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS

HOW TO REMOVE THE HEAD COVER

If you find excess dirt or obstructions under the head cover, you can remove the head cover. The head cover is secured by two screws from the bottom side.

1 Remove the bottom plate, following the instructions on page 13.

Top Tab

2 Remove the agitator assembly and the belt, following the instructions on page17.

3 Unscrew(Fig.31) two screws at the nozzle head.

4 Lift the top tab of the head cover and remove.

Head Cover

Fig.30

Two screws secure the head cover

Fig.31

5 When resetting the head cover, be sure to fit the three front tabs in the nozzle head.

Three Front Tabs

Fig.32

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REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS

HOW TO REPLACE THE HEADLIGHT LAMP

Unplug the vacuum cleaner from the electrical outlet.

Center Screw

1

Remove the dirt compartment.

 

2

Unscrew the center screw. (Fig.33)

 

3

Lift the lamp cover. (Fig.34)

 

4

Lamp cover

 

Remove the lamp from the socket by pushing in

 

gently and turning counterclockwise. (Fig. 35)

Fig.33

 

 

5

Install the new lamp by pushing it gently into the

Lift

 

socket and turning clockwise. (Fig. 35)

 

 

Use any standard bayonet base vacuum cleaner

 

 

lamp rated 125V, 20W.

 

6

Replace the Lamp cover and secure with the

Fig.34

 

 

screw.

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

 

 

Fig.35

HOW TO REPLACE THE MAIN FILTER

Basically, the main filter can be used throughout the life of the vacuum cleaner.

If you chose to replace main filter, please refer to the maintenance instructions on page 12 which explain how to remove and replace filter.

Filter Cover

Main Filter

Filter Clamp

Top Handle

Grip

Latch Portion

Fig.36

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REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS

HOW TO MAINTAIN OR REPLACE THE EXHAUST FILTERS

The exhaust filter consists of an electrostatic HEPA Type filter. (EC-S5170)HEPA Filter(EC-T5180series)

The HEPA Type filter should be replaced at least every 10 months to maintain efficient filtration. (EC-S5170)

HEPA Filter(EC-T5180series) can be washed with running water.

How to remove/set the filter.

 

Exhaust Filter

1 Remove the dirt compartment.

 

Case

 

 

2 Unscrew the center screw. (Fig.37)

 

 

 

 

Lamp cover

Fig.37

3

Lift the lamp cover. (Fig.37)

Lift

 

 

 

4 Lift the exhaust filter case.(Fig.38)

Fig.38

5

 

At the botton of the case HEPA type filter (EC-

 

S5170) or HEPA filter(EC-T5180)is placed.

6

 

 

 

HEPA Filter (EC-T5180series) can be washed

with running water.

 

 

After washing it, please dry completely in the air.

 

Do not use hair dryer or other heating machine.

7

 

 

 

 

Replace the filter as before and set the

 

filter case and lamp cover.

8 Secure the center screw.

Show Green Net Side

Fig.39

Filter case

HEPA filter (EC-T5180series)

HEPA Type Filter (EC-S5170)(Replace type)

Fig.40

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HOW TO REPLACE THE BELT AND OR AGITATOR ASSEMBLY

When replacing the belt, always set the RUG/FLOOR Selector pedal in the "FLOOR" position.

1

After removing the bottom plate (see page 13)

to determine if the belt or the agitator is worn or

 

broken.

2

 

 

 

 

Pull out the agitator and then remove the flat

belt from the motor shaft. (Fig. 42)

 

 

Flat Belt

3

 

 

 

Loop the (new) belt around the motor shaft and

(new) agitator as shown. (Fig. 42)

Motor Shaft

Agitator Assembly

Main Pulley Fig.41

Idler Pulley

4 Thenre-insertthe (new) agitator assembly, making sure that both ends of the agitator assembly fit in the groove of the nozzle head. (Fig. 43) Be sure to install the new flat belt into the belt guide properly. (Fig. 43)

Motor Shaft

5

Be sure that the flat belt is not twisted and all

rotating parts move smoothly. (Fig.43)

And secure the bottom plate with four screws. (see page 13)

Main Pulley

Idler Pulley

Flat Belt

Arrow

(To insert the agitator assembly into the nozzle head, follow the Arrow

direction as indicated.)

Fig.42

Belt Guide

Agitator Groove

Fig.43

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BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE

If you experience any difficulties with your vacuum cleaner, use this Troubleshooting Chart first before requesting service.

NOTE:

Always remember to have the vacuum cleaner turned OFF and disconnect the plug from the power outlet before working on the vacuum cleaner.

TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

Problem

Check

Possible Remedy

Motor does not start when

Check if the power cord plug

Insert the plug properly into

the power switch is in the

is completely inserted into

the outlet.

ON position.

the outlet.

 

 

 

 

The agitator does not ro-

Be sure the flat belt is not sev-

Replace the flat belt or install

tate when the power

ered or installed incorrectly.

it properly.

switch is in the ON posi-

Be sure the "RUG/FLOOR"

 

tion.

pedal is in "Rug".

 

 

 

 

Suction power is weak or

Check if the nozzle head, suc-

Remove any foreign objects

decreases suddenly.

tion hose, etc. is clogged.

that may have become

 

 

jammed in the nozzle head,

 

 

suction hose, etc.

 

 

 

Please request service if the problem still persists or if the problem is not defined in the Troubleshooting Chart.

FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE

To aid in reporting this vacuum cleaner in case of loss or theft, please record below the model number and serial number located on this unit. We also suggest you record all the information listed and retain for future reference.

MODEL NUMBER

 

 

SERIAL NUMBER

 

 

DATE OF PURCHASE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dealer

 

 

 

Telephone

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service Station

 

 

Telephone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO PHONE: Dial 1-800-BE-SHARP(1-800-237-4277)for:

SERVICE (for your nearest Sharp Authorized Servicer)

PARTS (for your Authorized Parts Distributor)

ACCESSORIES

ADDITIONAL CUSTOMER INFORMATION

TO WRITE: For service problems, warranty information, missing items and other assistance:

Sharp Electronics Corporation

Customer Assistance Center 1300 Naperville Drive Romeoville, IL 60446-1091

Please provide the following information when you write or call: model number, serial number, date of purchase, your complete mailing adress (including zip code), your daytime telephone number (including area code) and description of the problem.

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DESCRIPTION OF ACCESSORIES

For replacement accessories, contact your local dealer or call the Sharp Accessories and Supply Center at 1-800-642-2122,or visit Sharp’s web site atwww.sharp-usa.com.

 

ITEM

PARTS DESCRIPTION

PART NUMBER

 

 

 

 

1

FLAT BELT

EC-02BU3(2 PCS IN 1 PACK )

 

 

 

 

2

EXHAUST FILTER (EC-S5170)

EC-01MU14(HEPA Type)

 

 

 

 

3

EXHAUST FILTER (EC-T5180series)

EC-01MU13(HEPA Filter)

 

 

 

 

4

MAIN FILTER

EC-01MU12

 

 

 

 

For other parts, please contact your nearest Sharp Dealer. If your dealer does not stock these parts, you may order them by calling 1-800-BE-SHARP

ITEM

PARTS DESCRIPTION

PART NUMBER

5

LAMP

RLMP-A003VBE0

 

6

EXTENSION WAND (Inner)

PPIPPA164VBFC

 

7

EXTENSION WAND (Outer)

PPIPPA163VBFE

 

8

CREVICE TOOL

UCATSA057VBFE

 

9

AGITATOR ASSEMBLY

DRTR-A018VBKZ

 

10

UPHOLSTERY TOOL

FCAT-A102VBKZ

 

11

DETACHABLE BRUSH

PBRS-A061VBEB

 

12

NET FILTERS

FDUC-A019VBKA

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

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CONSUMER LIMITED WARRANTY

SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION warrants to the first consumer purchaser that this Sharp brand product (the “Product”), when shipped in its original container, will be free from defective workmanship and materials, and agrees that it will, at its option, either repair the defect or replace the defective Product or part thereof with a new or remanufactured equivalent at no charge to the purchaser for parts or labor for the period(s) set forth below.

This warranty does not apply to any appearance items of the Product nor to the additional excluded item(s) set forth below nor to any Product the exterior of which has been damaged or defaced, which has been subjected to improper voltage or other misuse, abnormal service or handling, or which has been altered or modified in design or construction.

In order to enforce the rights under this limited warranty, the purchaser should follow the steps set forth below and provide proof of purchase to the servicer.

The limited warranty described herein is in addition to whatever implied warranties may be granted to purchasers by law. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR USE ARE LIMITED TO THE PERIOD(S) FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE SET FORTH BELOW. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.

Neither the sales personnel of the seller nor any other person is authorized to make any warranties other than those described herein, or to extend the duration of any warranties beyond the time period described herein on behalf of Sharp.

The warranties described herein shall be the sole and exclusive warranties granted by Sharp and shall be the sole and exclusive remedy available to the purchaser. Correction of defects, in the manner and for the period of time described herein, shall constitute complete fulfillment of all liabilities and responsibilities of Sharp to the purchaser with respect to the Product, and shall constitute full satisfaction of all claims, whether based on contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. In no event shall Sharp be liable, or in any way responsible, for any damages or defects in the Product which were caused by repairs or attempted repairs performed by anyone other than an authorized servicer. Nor shall Sharp be liable or in any way responsible for any incidental or consequential economic or property damage. Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

Model Specific Section

Your Product Model Number &

Description:

Warranty Period for This Product:

Additional Item(s) Excluded from Warranty Coverage (if any):

Where to Obtain Service:

What to Do to Obtain Service:

EC-S5170,EC-T5180,T5180A.or T5180B Home Use Vacuum Cleaner.

(Be sure to have this information available when you need service for your product.)

One (1) year parts and labor.

Appearance items of the product, accessories, filters, or any printed materials.

At a Sharp Authorized Servicer located in the United States. To find the location of the nearest Sharp Authorized Servicer, call Sharp toll free at 1-800-BE-SHARP.

Ship prepaid or carry in your Product to a Sharp Authorized Servicer. Be sure to have Proof of Purchase available. If you ship the Product, be sure it is insured and packaged securely.

TO OBTAIN SUPPLY, ACCESSORY OR PRODUCT INFORMATION, CALL 1-800-BE-SHARP.

SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION

Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-2135

SHARP CORPORATION

Osaka, Japan

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