Mportant safety instructions, Warning, Grounding instructions warning – Bissell STEAM SPONGE 39F1 User Manual

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When using an electrical appliance, basic

precautions should be observed, including

the following:

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befoRe using youR

steaM sPonge.



reduce the risk of fire,

electric shock, or injury:

Do not direct steam at people, animals,

or at electrical outlets

Do not expose to rain

Store indoors

Unplug from outlet when not in use and

before conducting maintenance or trou-


Do not leave steam cleaner unattended

Do not leave the steam cleaner connect-

ed to an electrical outlet when not in use

Do not attempt to use without water in

the tank

Do not use with damaged cord or plug

Do not use steam cleaner if it has been

dropped, damaged, left outdoors or

dropped into water

Do not handle steam cleaner with wet


Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord

as a handle, close door on cord, pull

cord around sharp corners or edges, or

expose cord to heated surfaces

Do not unplug by pulling on cord

Do not put any object into appliance

openings, use with blocked opening, or

restrict air flow

Do not use appliance in an enclosed

space filled with vapor given off by oil

base paint, paint thinner, some moth

proofing substances, flammable dust, or

other explosive or toxic vapors

Do not allow to be used as a toy

Do not use on leather, wax polished fur-

niture or floors, synthetic fabrics, velvet or

other delicate, steam-sensitive materials

Do not immerse

Not for space heating purposes

Do not service Steam Cleaner while it is

plugged in

Avoid contact with hot surfaces

To avoid electric shock, do not allow

cord to touch hot surfaces

Let cool for five minutes before storing

Do not use for any purpose other than

described in this User’s Guide

Use only manufacturer’s recommended

attachments use of attachments not pro-

vided or sold by BISSELL may cause fire,

electric shock or injury

Fill with cool water only — do not add

anything except cool water or you will

cause damage to the heating element

and void your warranty

Unplug by grasping the plug, not the


Pay close attention when working around






connection of the equipment-grounding

conductor can result in a risk of electrical

shock. Check with a qualified electrician or

service person if you aren't sure if the outlet

is properly grounded. DO NOT MODIFY

THE PLUG. If it will not fit the outlet, have a

proper outlet installed by a qualified electri-

cian. This appliance is designed for use

on a nominal 120-volt circuit, and has a


attachment plug that looks like the plug in

the drawing above. Make certain that the

appliance is connected to an outlet having

the same configuration as the plug. No plug

adapter should be used with this appliance..

This model is for household use only.



Grounding Pin