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Vax Steam Fresh Pet Steam Cleaner
VX23
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Q

Is there an unfamiliar smell coming from the machine?

A

Empty both tanks and rinse out thoroughly

Remove hard water filter from the machine

Smell coming from the filter?

Yes?

A replacement filter will be required, go to 'Spares' tab above

No improvement?

Email us

Q

Checking the filter

A

 Remove the clean water tank

 Remove the hard water filter

 The filter should be a beige/cream colour

 An old filter will be discoloured and darkened, this will need to be replaced

Q

Is the floor sticky or streaky?

A

Using the incorrect amount of detergent can cause the floor to become sticky or streaky

Fill the solution tank with 50ml of Vax Steam Detergent and 250ml of water

The clean water tank should be filled with clean water only

Still sticky/streaky?

Yes?

Turn the detergent control dial (on the front of the machine) to 'Carpet' or 'Wood' settings to reduce the amount of detergent released

No improvement?

Contact us

Q

Is the floor wetter than expected?

A

Remove the cloth from the machine and wring out or replace with a dry one

A coral pad will leave the floor drier than a microfibre pad

It is not always necessary to hold the trigger down constantly when using the machine. If you find the floor is getting over wet, try releasing the trigger especially when completing several passes over the same area

Q

Is there steam coming out of the valve on the side of the machine?

A

If there is an obstruction to the steam flow through the machine, steam may be released through the bleed valve located on the side

Go to 'No Steam - Have you checked the machine for a blockage?'

Q

Is the tank fitted correctly?

A

Remove the clean water tank and the hard water filter that sits underneath

Check the filter for discolouration

Discoloured?

Yes?

This will need to be replaced, go to 'Spares' tab above

Check the clean water tank for damage

Damaged?

Yes?

This will need to be replaced, go to 'Spares' tab above

Re-fit the filter and tank and ensure that there are no gaps

Switch the machine on and hold trigger in for 1 minute (or until steam appears)

No steam?

Email us

Q

Has the clean water tank run dry?

A

If the water tank has run dry, the safety thermal cut out to the pump may have been activated

Leave the machine for 2 hours and try the following:

Fill the water tank halfway

Turn the machine on and wait 1 minute for it to heat up

Place your hand over the body of the machine, just below the power light to see if the machine feels warm

Machine warm?

No?

Email us

Yes? 

Press the trigger and check to see if steam is released

No Steam?

Go to 'Have you checked the machine for a blockage?'

Q

Have you checked the machine for a blockage?

A

Switch the machine off and unplug from the wall socket

Press the button on the neck of the machine to remove the floorhead

Use a small thin object (such as a paperclip) to clear any blockage from the neck of the machine where the floorhead attaches to

Run water through the floorhead of the machine to check for any blockages that may need to be removed

Clear any blockages by inserting the small thin object into the hole underneath the floorhead

Re-assemble the machine, switch on and hold trigger in for 1 minute (or until steam appears)

No steam?

Go to 'Is the tank fitted correctly?'

Q

Is the tank fitted correctly?

A

Remove the clean water tank and the hard water filter that sits underneath

Half fill the clean water tank

Re-fit the filter and tank ensuring that there are no gaps

Switch the machine on and hold trigger in for 1 minute (or until steam appears)

No improvement?

Email us

Q

The power light is not illuminated

A

Press the on/off button, located on the front of the machine

No power?

Have you changed the fuse? If not, please replace the fuse in the plug with another 13 amp fuse

Fuse changed and still no power?

Email us

Q

Does the machine go on and off when moved?

A

Yes?

Email us

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