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KARCHER KAVC0481 Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner 48 Litre Instructions

KARCHER KAVC0481 Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner 48 Litre

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 dan-gers for the operator and other persons.
  • In case of transport damage inform vendor immediately

Environmental protection

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

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

Symbols in the operating instructions

Proper use

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

  • The machine is meant for dry and wet cleaning of floors and walls.
  • This appliance is suited for the commercial use, e.g. in hotels, schools, hospitals, factories, shops, offices, and rental companies.

Device elements

  1. Nameplate
  2. Power cord
  3. Holder for suction pipes
  4. Holder for crevice nozzle
  5. Drain hose
  6. Suction hose
  7. Suction head lock
  8. Wheel
  9. Dirt receptacle
  10. Steering roller
  11. Chassis handle
  12. Floor nozzle
  13. Suction tube
  14. Suction support
  15. Main switch
  16. Suction head
  17. Carrying handle
  18. Cable hook
  19. Bender
  20. Cartridge filter
  21. Fastening nut
  22. Float

Start up

Dry vacuum cleaning

Caution
For dry vacuuming, the cartridge filter must always be installed.

Inserting the paper filter bag

  • Release and remove the suction head.
  • Insert the paper filter bag.
  • Insert and lock the suction head.

Wet vacuum cleaning

Inserting the rubber lips

  • Remove the brush strips.
  • Install the rubber lips.

Note: The structured side of the rubber lips must point outwards.

Remove the paper filter bag

  • ! To suck wet dirt, first remove the paper  filter bag.

Installing an additional filter

  • Release and remove the suction head.
  • Turn the suction basket by 180° and keep it aside.
  • Loosen the mounting nuts
  • Remove the cartridge filter. Illustration
  • Insert the fastening nut and tighten it.
  • Install the additional filter.
  • Insert and lock the suction head.

Clip connection

The suction hose is equipped with a clip system. All C-35/C-DN-35 accessories can be connected.

Operation

Turning on the Appliance

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

Emptying the dirt container

The vacuum channel is equipped with a float.
When the dirt water reaches the highest permissible level in the container, the suction power is interrupted.

  • Switch off the appliance at the main switch.
  • Empty the dirt container.

Drain off dirty water through the drain-age hose.

Turn off the appliance

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

After each operation

  • Empty the dirt container.
  • Vacuum and wipe the appliance inside and outside with a damp cloth.

Storing the Appliance

  • Store the suction pipes, the suction hose and the mains cable as shown in the illustration.
  • Place the appliance in a dry room and secure it from unauthorized use.

Transport

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

  • Transport the appliance as shown in the illustration.
  • When transporting in vehicles, secure the appliance according to the guide-lines 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 inte-rior rooms.

Maintenance and care

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

Change cartridge filter

  • Release and remove the suction head.
  • Turn the suction basket by 180° and keep it aside.
  • Loosen the mounting nuts
  • Remove the cartridge filter.
  • Insert the new cartridge filter.
  • Insert the fastening nut and tighten it.
  • Insert and lock the suction head.

Troubleshooting

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

Suction turbine does not run

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

Vaccum turbine is running but the machine is not sucking in dust/dirt

  • ! Float is blocking the suction canal.
  • Empty the dirt container.

Suction capacity decreases

  • Remove choking of suction nozzle, suction tube, suction hose, or cartridge fil-ter.
  • Exchange the paper filter bag.
  • Change cartridge filter.

Dust comes out while vacuuming

  • Check the proper installation of the car- tridge filter.
  • Change cartridge filter.

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 de-scribed 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:  Wet and dry vacuum cleaner
  • Type: 1.428-xxx

Relevant EU Directives
2006/42/EC (+2009/127/EC)
2004/108/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: 2008
EN 62233: 2008

Applied national standards
5.957-710
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, 2010/07/14

Technical specifications

NT 48/1
Mains voltage V 220-240
Frequency Hz 50/60
Max. performance W 1380
Rated power W 1200
Container capacity l 48
Filling quantity (liquid) l 35
Air volume (max.) l/s 67
Negative pressure (max.) kPa (mbar) 20,0 (200)
Type of protection IPX4
Protective class II
Suction hose connection (C-DN/C-ID) mm 35
Length x width x height mm 490 x 390 x 780
Typical operating weight kg 10,5
Max. ambient temperature °C +40
Values determined to EN 60335-2-69
Sound pressure level LpA dB(A) 72
Uncertainty KpA dB(A) 1
Hand-arm vibration value m/s2 <2,5
Uncertainty K m/s2 0,2

Documents / Resources

KARCHER KAVC0481 Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner 48 Litre [pdf] Instructions
KAVC0481, Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner 48 Litre
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