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KARCHER CV 38-2 Professional Brush Type Vacuum Cleaner Instruction Manual

KARCHER CV 38-2 Professional Brush Type Vacuum Cleaner

Environmental protection

The packaging material can be recycled. Please do not throw the packaging material into household waste; please send it for recycling.

Old appliances contain valuable materials that can be recycled; these should be sent for recycling.  Batteries, oil, and similar substances must not enter the environment. Please dispose of your old appliances using appropriate collection systems.

Notes about the ingredients (REACH) You will find current information about the ingredients at: www.kaercher.com/REACH

Danger or hazard levels

DANGER: Immediate danger that can cause severe injury or even death.

WARNING : Possible hazardous situation that could lead to severe injury or even death.

CAUTION: Pointer to a possibly dangerous situation, which can lead to minor injuries.

ATTENTION: Pointer to a possibly dangerous situation, which can lead to property damage.

Proper use

WARNING :The appliance is not suitable for vacuuming dust which endangers health.

ATTENTION

This unit is only to be used indoors.

  • This carpet vacuum cleaner is intended for dry cleaning of floor and wall surfaces.
  • The appliance is not suitable for the use on hard floors.
  • This appliance is suited for the commercial use, e.g. in hotels, schools, hospitals, factories, shops, offices, and rental companies.

Device elements

  1. Indicator lamp on the appliance casing (red)
  2. Cable hook, rotating
  3. Handle adjustment
  4. Crevice nozzle
  5. Upholstery nozzle
  6. Nameplate
  7. Suction hose on the brush head
  8. Locking mechanism of the filter bag
  9. Filter bag
  10. Unlocking brush head
  11. Motor protection filter
  12. Filter casing
  13. Locking mechanism of the motor protection filter
  14. Locking mechanism of the filter casing
  15. Exhaust filter
  16. Fastening screw of the side part
  17. Side part
  18. Turn-lock fastener of the brush cover
  19. Brush head
  20. Brush roller
  21. Brush cover
  22. Indicator bundle (red)
  23. Indicator lamp – Electronic brush control (orange)
  24. Pile height adjustment knob
  25. Filter cover
  26. Main switch
  27. Suction tube
  28. Suction hose
  29. Handle
  30. Power cord

UNBOXING

ASSEMBLING

Operation

Electronic brush control

The electronic brush control continuously monitors the work of the brush roller.

  • No light : Brush roller is working properly.
  • Orange light is glowing: Set the adjustment knob for pile height to the lower pile height.
  • Orange light also glows at lowest level : Replace the brush roller.
    Note: Visual inspection of the brush: The degree of wear is shown by a comparison with the indicator bundle of a different colour. When the black bristles are at the same height as the red ones, replace the brush roller.

Turning on the Appliance

  • Plug in the mains plug.
  • Switch on the appliance at the main switch.

Cleaning operations

Brush roller operation

ATTENTION: Risk of damage to the floor covering. Do not operate the appliance on the spot.

  • Set the pile height via the adjustment knob of the brush head.
  • Perform the cleaning operation.

Suction pipe operation

Illustration A

ATTENTION: When you vacuum with the suction hose, the device must lock into place in home position in order to allow the brush motor to
switch off.

Turn off the appliance

  • Switch off the appliance at the main switch.
  • Pull out the mains plug.

Transport

CAUTION
Risk of injury and damage! Observe the weight of the appliance when you transport it.

  • When transporting in vehicles, secure the appliance according to the guidelines from slipping and tipping over.

Storage

CAUTION
Risk of injury and damage! Note the weight of the appliance in case of storage.

This appliance must only be stored in interior rooms.

Care and maintenance

DANGER

First pull out the plug from the mains before carrying out any tasks on the machine.

Maintenance intervals

Daily

  • Clean the brush roller.

Cleaning the brush roller

  • Dismount the brush cover if necessary: Turn the turn-lock fasteners by 90° and remove the brush cover.
  • Cut hair and threads that have got wound on the brush roller using a pair of scissors or just remove them.

Replacing the filter bag

  • Unlock and remove the filter cover. Illustration B
  • Turn the locking mechanism of the filter bag towards the right. Close, remove, and dispose of the filter bag. Illustration C
  • Insert a new filter bag and turn the locking mechanism of the filter bag towards the left.
  • Insert and lock filter cover.

Replace exhaust filter

  • Unlock and remove the filter cover.
  • Push the locking mechanism of the filter casing upwards and remove the filter casing.
  • Remove the exhaust filter from the filter housing.
  • Insert new exhaust filter into filter housing.
  • Insert and click the filter housing into its place.
  • Insert and lock filter cover.

Replace motor protection filter

  • Unlock and remove the filter cover.
  • Push the locking mechanism of the motor protection filter upwards. Remove and dispose of the motor protection filter.
  • Install and lock the new motor protection filter.
  • Insert and lock filter cover.

Replacing the brush roller

  • Dismount the side part by means of a coin.
  • Pull out the brush roller and dispose of.
  • Insert a new brush roller.
  • Reinstall side part.

Troubleshooting

DANGER

First pull out the plug from the mains before carrying out any tasks on the machine.

Remove blockings

Suction pipe/suction hose

Illustration D
Suction hose on the brush head

Illustration EBrush roller/brush head

Illustration F

Note: If necessary, dismount brush cover (refer to “Cleaning of the brush roller”).
Motor does not run

No electrical voltage.

  • Check the receptacle and the fuse of the power supply.
  • Check the power cable and the power plug of the device.

Thermostat switched off the motor because of overheating

  • Replace blocked filters or remove blockages from the suction hose.
    The unit is operational again after it has cooled down.

Unsatisfying suction result

  • Check the brush roller for obstructing objects and remove them if necessary.
  • Remove obstructions from brush head, suction pipe and suction hose.
  • Replace the filter bag.
  • Replace exhaust air filter or motor protection filter.
  • Check the pile height adjustment knob for correct adjustment.
  • Replace the brush roller.

The red indicator lamp on the appliance casing illuminates

  • Remove obstructions from brush head, suction pipe and suction hose.
  • Replace the filter bag.

The orange indicator lamp Electronic brush control is ON

  • Set the adjustment knob for pile height to the lower pile height.

The orange indicator lamp Electronic brush control is also ON at lowest level

  • Replace the brush roller.

Customer Service

If malfunction can not be fixed, the device must be checked by customer service.

Warranty

The warranty terms published by the relevant sales company are applicable in each country. We will repair potential failures of your appliance within the warranty period free of charge, provided that such failure is caused by faulty material or defects in manufacturing. In the event of a warranty claim please contact your dealer or the nearest authorized Customer Service centre. Please submit the proof of purchase.

Accessories and Spare Parts

  • Only use accessories and spare parts which have been approved by the manufacturer. The exclusive use of original accessories and original spare parts ensures that the appliance can be operated safely and trouble free.
  • At the end of the operating instructions you will find a selected list of spare parts that are often required.
  • For additional information about spare parts, please go to the Service section at www.kaercher.com.

EC Declaration of Conformity

We hereby declare that the machine described below complies with the relevant basic safety and health requirements of the EU Directives, both in its basic design and construction as well as in the version put into circulation by us. This declaration shall cease to be valid if the machine is modified without our prior approval.

  • Product: Dry vacuum cleaner
  • Type: 1.033-xxx
  • Type: 1.057-xxx

Relevant EU Directives

  • 2006/42/EC (+2009/127/EC)
  • 2004/108/EC
  • 2011/65/EU
  • 2009/125/EC

Applied harmonized standards

  • EN 55014–1: 2006+A1: 2009+A2: 2011
  • EN 55014–2: 1997+A1: 2001+A2: 2008
  • EN 60335–1
  • EN 60335–2–69
  • EN 61000–3–2: 2006+A1: 2009+A2: 2009
  • EN 61000–3–3: 2013
  • EN 62233: 2008
  • EN 50581
  • EN 60312: 2013

Applied national standards

Applied regulations

666/2013 , 5.957-177
The undersigned act on behalf and under the power of attorney of the company management.

 

 

 

Authorised Documentation Representative S. Reiser

Alfred Kärcher GmbH Co. KG , Alfred-Kärcher-Str. 28 – 40 , 71364 Winnenden (Germany)
Phone: +49 7195 14-0 , Fax: +49 7195 14-2212 , Winnenden, 2014/12/01

Technical specifications

CV 38/2

CV 38/2 Adv

CV 48/2

CV 48/2 Adv

Mains voltage V 220-240 220-240
Frequency Hz 1~ 50-60 1~ 50-60
Air volume (max.) l/s 48 48
Negative pressure (max.) kPa (mbar) 25,1 (251) 25,1 (251)
Protective class II II
Length x width x height mm 1215 x 390 x 350 1215 x 485 x 350
Width of the brush roller mm 335 430
Typical operating weight kg 9,5 9,7
Max. ambient temperature °C +40 +40
Values determined to EN 60335-2-69
Sound pressure level LpA dB(A) 67 67
Uncertainty KpA dB(A) 2 2
Hand-arm vibration value m/s2 <2,5 <2,5
Uncertainty K m/s2 0,2 0,2
Eco design as per 666/2013
Energy efficiency category C B
Indicative annual energy consumption kWh/a 37,4 31,5
Carpet cleaning class D D
Dust emission class E E
Sound power level LWA, dB(A) 80 80
Rated power input W 1050 1050
Power cord

CV 38/2

CV 48/2

H05VV-F 2×1,0 mm2
Part no.: Cable length
EU 6.649-895.0 12 m
Power cord CV 38/2 Adv CV 48/2 Adv H05BQ-F 2×1,0 mm2
Part no.: Cable length
EU 6.649-847.0 12 m
Power cord CV 38/2 Adv CV 48/2 Adv H05VV-F 2×1,0 mm2
Part no.: Cable length
GB 6.649-714.0 12 m

Please read and comply with these original instructions prior to the initial operation of your appliance and store them for later use or subsequent owners.

  • Before first start-up it is definitely necessary to read the safety indications Nr.5.956-249!
  • The non-compliance of the operating and safety instructions may lead to damages of the appliance and to dangers for the operator and other persons.
  • In case of transport damage inform vendor immediately
  • When unpacking the product, make sure that no accessories are missing and that none of the package contents have been damaged.

Documents / Resources

KARCHER CV 38-2 Professional Brush Type Vacuum Cleaner [pdf] Instruction Manual
CV 38-2, CV 38-2 Adv, CV 48-2, CV 48-2 Adv, Professional Brush Type Vacuum Cleaner
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