Warning, Important, Mportant safety instructions – Bissell 65A8 User Manual

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w w w . b i s s e l l . c o m

When using an electrical appliance, basic

precautions should be observed, including

the following:


bEfoRE USInG StEAm mop.

Always connect to a properly Earthed

outlet. Unplug from outlet when not in

use and before conducting

maintenance or troubleshooting.


to reduce the

risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:

■ Use indoors only
■ Do not immerse
■ Use only on surfaces moistened by cleaning process
■ Do not leave machine when it is plugged in
■ Do not service machine when it is plugged in
■ If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced

by the manufacturer or its service agent in order

to avoid a hazard

■ Do not use machine if it has been dropped,

damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water

■ Do not expose to rain, store indoors
■ Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle,

close door on cord, pull cord around sharp corners

or edges, run appliance over cord, or expose cord

to heated surfaces

■ Do not carry the appliance while in use
■ Do not unplug by pulling on cord; unplug by

grasping plug not the cord

■ Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands
■ Do not put any object into appliance openings, use

with blocked opening or restrict air flow

■ Do not expose hair, loose clothing, fingers or body

parts to openings or moving parts

■ Do not pick up hot or burning objects
■ Do not pick up flammable or combustible

materials (lighter fluid, petrol, kerosene, etc.) or use

in the presence of explosive liquids or vapours

■ Do not use appliance in an enclosed space filled with

vapours given off by oil base paint, paint

thinner, some moth proofing substances,

flammable dust, or other explosive or toxic vapours

■ Remove plug from electrical outlet before cleaning

or maintaining the appliance

■ Not intended for use by persons (including children)

with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities,

or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have

been given supervision or instruction concerning use of

the appliance by a person responsible for their safety

■ Young children should be supervised to ensure

that they do not play with the appliance

■ Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine bleach,

ammonia, drain cleaner, petrol, etc.)

■ Do not modify the Earthed plug
■ Do not allow to be used as a toy
■ Do not use for any purpose other than described

in this User’s Guide

■ Use only manufacturer’s recommended


■ Use only cleaning products formulated by BISSELL for use

in this appliance to prevent internal component damage

■ Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.
■ Keep appliance on a level surface
■ Turn off all controls before unplugging
■ Be extra careful when cleaning stairs
■ Liquid or steam must not be directed towards

equipment containing electrical components

■ Pay close attention when working

around children





This appliance must

be Earthed.

The symbol

means WARNING: Danger

of scalding.

Surface may be hot. Avoid contact.



A 220-240 VoLT A.C. 50/60 hz PoWER

If your appliance is fitted with a nonrewireable BS

1363 plug it must not be used unless a 13 amp (ASTA

approved to BS 1362) fuse is fitted in the carrier

contained in the plug. Spares may be obtained from

your BISSELL supplier. If for any reason the plug is cut

off, it must be disposed of, as it is an electric shock

hazard should it be inserted into a 13 amp socket.



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