Warning, Aintenance and care, Emptying dirt container – Bissell 13G4e User Manual
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aintenance and care
To maximize your cleaning perfor-
mance and extend the life of your
vacuum, it is very important that you
empty your dirt container and check
and clean your filters frequently.
Perform the following maintenance
1. Empty the dirt container when the dirt
reaches the “full” line on the dirt con-
tainer, or more frequently, to prevent
overfills. For best performance, empty
after each use.
2. Check the foam motor filter and the
HEPA media filter* at least once a
month; clean or replace as needed.
3. The HEPA media filter* should be
replaced if machine performance is
noticeably declining. More or less fre-
quent replacing may be required based
on individual vacuuming habits and
types of debris picked up.
Emptying dirt container
The dirt container should be emptied
before the dirt reaches the “full” line
on the dirt container.
1. Unplug the vacuum from electrical out-
2. Slide the Lock ‘n Seal lever to the
3. Grasp handle and pull the dirt container
straight out to remove from the vacuum.
4. Empty dirt into garbage container.
NOTE: Emptying the dirt container
after every use will help prevent
over filling and ensure that the
vacuum is ready to go the next
time you clean
To reduce the risk of electric shock, turn
power switch OFF and disconnect plug
from electrical outlet before performing
maintenance or troubleshooting checks.
For maximum cleaning
and clean or replace
all filters as suggested.
*The Filter Media, not the vacuum as a whole, complies with the High Efficiency
Particulate Air (HEPA) filter specification (EN 1822-1:2009).