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PDF Content Summary: Navigator® Pet Plus Upright Vacuum NV250 Series OWNER’S GUIDE IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Use extra care when cleaning on stairs. FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY • PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USE • DO NOT leave the vacuum cleaner If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. DO NOT force into outlet or try to modify to fit. • DO NOT use in the following areas: a) Poorly lit areas WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, injury, or property damage: unattended while plugged in. • When powered on, keep the vacuum cleaner moving over the carpet surface at all times to avoid damaging the carpet fibers. • DO NOT place vacuum cleaner on unstable surfaces such as chairs or tables. • Your Shark® vacuum may not be designed to stand up on its own. When taking a break from cleaning, you may need to lean it against furniture or a wall, or lay it flat on the floor. Using the vacuum for an application where the unit lacks stability may result in personal injury. b) Wet or damp surfaces c) Outdoor areas d) Spaces that are enclosed and may contain explosive or toxic fumes or vapors (lighter fluid, gasoline, kerosene, paint, paint thinners, mothproofing substances, or flammable dust) • Turn off all controls before plugging in or unplugging the vacuum. • Unplug from electrical outlet when not in use and before any maintenance or cleaning. • Hand wash with water only. Washing with cleaning chemicals could damage the unit. • DO NOT use to pick up: a) Liquids b) Large objects GENERAL WARNINGS • Your vacuum cleaner may consist of a motorized nozzle, wand, hose, and/ or vacuum pod. This device contains electrical connections, electrical wiring, and moving parts that potentially present risk to the user. • Use only identical replacement parts. • Carefully observe and follow the instructions provided below to avoid improper use of the appliance. DO NOT use the vacuum for any purpose other than those described in this manual. • Before use, carefully inspect all parts for any damage. DO NOT use if any parts are damaged. • The use of an extension cord is NOT recommended. • This vacuum cleaner contains no serviceable parts. • During cleaning or routine maintenance, DO NOT cut anything other than hair, fibers, or string wrapped around the brushroll. c) Hard or sharp objects (glass, nails, screws, or coins) • Allow all filters to air-dry completely before replacing in the vacuum to d) Large quantities of dust (drywall prevent liquid from being drawn dust, fireplace ash, or embers). into electric parts. DO NOT use as an attachment to power tools for dust collection. • Make sure the dust cup and all filters are in place after routine maintenance. e) Smoking or burning objects (hot coals, cigarette butts, or matches) • If provided, secure the power cord around the two cord hooks f) Flammable or combustible materials during storage. USE WARNINGS (lighter fluid, gasoline, • DO NOT allow the appliance to be or kerosene) used by children. Close supervision is g) Toxic materials (chlorine bleach, necessary when used near children. ammonia, or drain cleaner) This is not a toy. • Always turn off the vacuum cleaner before connecting or disconnecting any motorized nozzles or other accessories. • DO NOT handle plug or vacuum cleaner with wet hands. • DO NOT use without filters in place. To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS • Only use Shark® branded filters and accessories. Failure to do so will also void the warranty. QUICK START GUIDE • DO NOT damage the power cord: a) DO NOT pull or carry vacuum cleaner by the cord or use the cord as a handle. b) DO NOT unplug by pulling on cord. Grasp the plug, not the cord. c) DO NOT run the vacuum cleaner over the power cord, close a door on the cord, pull the cord around sharp corners, or leave the cord near heated surfaces. • DO NOT put any objects into nozzle or accessory openings. DO NOT use with any opening blocked; keep free of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce airflow. • DO NOT use if nozzle or accessory airflow is restricted. If the air paths or the motorized floor nozzle become blocked, turn the vacuum cleaner off and unplug from electrical outlet. Remove all obstructions before you plug in and turn on the unit again. • Keep nozzle and all vacuum openings away from hair, face, fingers, uncovered feet, or loose clothing. • DO NOT use if vacuum cleaner is not working as it should, or has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water. ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLY 1. Insert wand into pod. 2. Insert handle into wand. 3. Attach hose to back of vacuum pod. 4. Attach hose to clip on wand. 5. Insert C-shaped clip onto base of vacuum pod and remove tape. 6. Store accessories on tool storage posts. For proper operation, ensure all parts are firmly clicked into place. Cord Clip 2 (Click) POWER CORD For cord access, rotate upper hook down and remove cord. Upper Cord Hook (Click) 1 (Click) 4 (Click) 6 Tool Storage Posts 35 (Click) UPPER CORD HOOK CORD CLIP Use cord clip located on the side of wand to hold cord in place while vacuuming. WHOLE-HOME WHOLE-HOME CLEANING CLEANING SETTINGS CLEANING MODES POWER/SURFACE SWITCH UPRIGHT To engage brushroll, place foot on floor nozzle and tilt handle back. BRUSHROLL INDICATOR LIGHT INDICATOR LIGHT SUCTION CONTROL Select surface setting: O Power Off I Hard Floor For bare floors and small area rugs. II Carpet For carpets. WHAT DOES THE BRUSHROLL INDICATOR LIGHT MEAN? Solid Green: The brushroll is spinning and working as it should. Solid Red: There is a jam in the brushroll area. Turn your vacuum off, unplug from the wall and remove any blockages in the nozzle. Flashing Red: The motorized floor nozzle is overheating. Turn your vacuum off and wait a minimum of 45 minutes for it to cool down. Your Suction Control slider located on the top of the handle allows you to adjust your suction depending on your floor type. MIN: to reduce suction and increase maneuverability on carpets. MAX: to increase suction on bare floors. Handle ABOVE-FLOOR—HANDLE ABOVE-FLOOR—WAND Press the Handle Release button to detach Press the Wand Release button to detach the the handle from the wand. wand from the pod. NOTE: All accessories are compatible with both the wand and the handle. NOTE: For deep carpet cleaning per ASTM F608 (embedded dirt in carpets), set to MAX suction and use setting II, Carpet. EMPTYING THE DUST CUP To remove Dust Cup, press button on top of dust cup handle. Tilt dust cup forward, then lift to remove. To reinstall, place bottom of dust cup into pod and then tilt back until it clicks into place. CLEANING AND REPLACING THE FILTERS IMPORTANT: Unplug the power cord before performing any maintenance. CLEANING FILTERS Regularly clean and replace your filters to keep your vacuum's suction power optimal. To clean filters, rinse with cold water only to prevent damage from cleaning chemicals. Allow all filters to air-dry for at least 24 hours before reinstalling them to prevent liquid from being drawn into electric parts. IMPORTANT: DO NOT use soap when cleaning the filters. Foam Felt Post-Motor Filter HEPA Filter Door Press lower release button to open bottom of dust cup. To remove collected debris from Lint Screen, press top release button and lift handle to open. Gently brush lint screen to clean. CLEAN PRE-MOTOR FILTERS CLEAN HEPA FILTER EVERY 3 MONTHS EVERY YEAR Remove Dust Cup, then lift out Filters. Press down top of Filter Door. Tilt filter door and lift out. Press tab at top of HEPA Filter and pull away from the base of the vacuum. To reinstall, insert HEPA filter into unit and replace the filter door. MAINTENANCE CHECKING FOR BLOCKAGES CLEANING THE BRUSHROLL

Detach hose from vacuum pod, and check hose and opening on back of pod for blockages. Detach wand from floor nozzle and handle, and check both ends for blockages. Using a coin, turn locks counterclockwise, then lift the cover to access Brushroll. DEBRIS WRAPPED AROUND BRUSHROLL DEBRIS BEHIND BRUSHROLL Detach wand from power unit, lay unit down, and check opening for blockages. Detach handle from wand and hose from the vacuum pod, and check openings for blockages. If you run over a hard or sharp object or notice a noise change while vacuuming, check for blockages or objects caught behind the brushroll. Clear away any dust, dirt, or blockages in Debris Intake. To close the cover, push down until it clicks into place, then close the locks with a coin. Clean off any debris on the bristles. Detach dust cup from vacuum pod. Empty dust cup, remove debris from lint screen, and check for blockages. AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES TROUBLESHOOTING A Duster Crevice Tool Two cleaning tools in one. The crevice tool gives you extended cleaning reach for small spaces, while the soft dusting brush cleans Vacuum is not picking up debris. No suction or light suction. • Check filters to see if they need cleaning. Follow instructions for rinsing and air-drying the filters before reinserting in the vacuum. • Dust cup may be full; empty dust cup. a multitude of surfaces. • Check hose, hose connections, nozzle, wand, pod, and accessories for blockages. Clear any blockages found. • If any string, carpet fibers, or hair is wrapped around the brushroll, remove the floor nozzle cover and carefully cut debris with scissors and remove from brushroll. See Cleaning the Brushroll section for more information. Vacuum lifts area rugs. B Wide Upholstery Tool • Make sure Power/Surface switch is set to Hard Floor (setting I). Wide cleaning path helps remove pet hair, dust, and large debris from mattresses, couches, curtains, lampshades, and other • Suction is powerful. Take care when vacuuming area rugs or rugs with delicately sewn edges. delicate upholstered surfaces. Brushroll does not spin in carpet cleaning mode. • If the Brushroll Indicator Light turns red, immediately turn off and unplug the vacuum. Remove pod from floor nozzle and clear any blockages. Reconnect nozzle, plug in vacuum, and turn on power. • With the power on, recline the handle, which will automatically turn on the brushroll. • Ensure that the Power/Surface switch is set to Carpet (setting II) for brushroll C Hair Removal Multi-Tool to spin. A single convertible tool for cleaning tough Vacuum turns off on its own or indicator light flashes red. pet messes two ways: first, a rubber bristle brush for cleaning stubborn hair from carpeted areas. Then remove the bristles to reveal an upholstery tool perfect for cleaning couches and bedding. This vacuum is equipped with a motor-protective thermostat. If your vacuum overheats, the thermostat will automatically turn the suction motor off. Perform the following steps to restart the thermostat: 1. Turn vacuum off and unplug it. 2. Empty dust cup and clean filters (see Emptying the Dust Cup and Cleaning the Filters). 3. Check for blockages in hose, accessories, and inlet openings. 4. Allow unit to cool for a minimum of 45 minutes. 5. Plug in vacuum and restart with the Power/Surface switch. D Pet Power Brush Designed to remove pet hair and ground-in dirt from carpeted stairs and upholstery. E Under-Appliance Wand Clean under and behind hard-to-move appliances and furniture with this adjustable 36” tool. Flip the extension piece over to clean the underside of appliances. NOTE: Not all accessories come with all units. Please see the enclosed Quick Start Guide for your unit's configuration. To order additional accessories, visit For all other issues, please call Customer Service 1-800-798-7398. AB Benefits FIVE (5) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY REGISTER YOUR PURCHASE of registering your product and creating an account: • Get easier, faster product support and The Five (5) Year Limited Warranty applies to purchases made from authorized retailers of SharkNinja Operating LLC. Warranty coverage applies to the original owner and to the original product only and is Scan QR code using not transferable. mobile device SharkNinja warrants that the unit shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years from the date of purchase when it is used under normal household conditions and access to warranty information • Access troubleshooting and product care instructions • Be among the first to know about maintained according to the requirements outlined in the Owner’s Guide, subject to the following exclusive product promotions conditions and exclusions: What is covered by this warranty? 1. The original unit and/or non-wearable components deemed defective, in SharkNinja’s sole discretion, RECORD THIS INFORMATION will be repaired or replaced up to five (5) years from the original purchase date. Model Number: 2. In the event a replacement unit is issued, the warranty coverage ends six (6) months following the receipt date of the replacement unit or the remainder of the existing warranty, whichever is later. Serial Number: SharkNinja reserves the right to replace the unit with one of equal or greater value. Date of Purchase: What is not covered by this warranty? (Keep receipt) 1. Normal wear and tear of wearable parts (such as foam filters, HEPA filters, pads, etc.), which require regular maintenance and/or replacement to ensure the proper functioning of your unit, are not covered Store of Purchase: by this warranty. Replacement parts are available for purchase at 2. Any unit that has been tampered with or used for commercial purposes. 3. Damage caused by misuse (e.g., vacuuming up water or other liquids), abuse, negligent handling, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS failure to perform required maintenance (e.g., not cleaning the filters), or damage due to mishandling in transit. Voltage: 120V, 60Hz 4. Consequential and incidental damages. Watts: 1,150W 5. Defects caused by repair persons not authorized by SharkNinja. These defects include damages caused in the process of shipping, altering, or repairing the SharkNinja product (or any of its parts) when the Amps: 9.5A repair is performed by a repair person not authorized by SharkNinja. 6. Products purchased, used, or operated outside North America. How to get service If your appliance fails to operate properly while in use under normal household conditions within the warranty period, visit for product care and maintenance self-help. Our Customer Service Specialists are also available at 1-800-798-7398 to assist with product support and warranty service options, including the possibility of upgrading to our VIP warranty service options for select product categories. SharkNinja will cover the cost for the customer to send in the unit to us for repair or replacement. A fee of $24.95 (subject to change) will be charged when SharkNinja ships the repaired or replacement unit. How to initiate a warranty claim You must call 1-800-798-7398 to initiate a warranty claim. You will need the receipt as proof of purchase. A Customer Service Specialist will provide you with return and packing instruction information. How state law applies This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from state to state. Some states do not permit the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you. TIP: You can find the model and serial numbers on the QR code label which is located on the bottom of the back of the vacuum pod. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This Owner’s Guide is designed to help you get a complete understanding of your new Shark Navigator® Pet Plus Upright Vacuum. SharkNinja Operating LLC US: Needham, MA 02494 CAN: Ville St-Laurent, QC H4S 1A7 1-800-798-7398 Illustrations may differ from actual product. We are constantly striving to improve our products; therefore the specifications contained herein are subject to change without notice. For SharkNinja U.S. Patent information, visit © 2018 SharkNinja Operating LLC. SHARK and SHARK NAVIGATOR are registered trademarks of SharkNinja Operating LLC. NAVIGATOR is a trademark of SharkNinja Operating LLC. NV250Series IB MP Mv2 PRINTED IN CHINA







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