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Frequently Asked Questions

Slide into wand/handle

Slide into wand/handle.

Push into mating part.

Push into mating part.

To detach, press latch button and pull apart.

To detach, press latch button and pull apart.

To detach hose from unit, squeeze latch buttons and pull apart.

To detach hose from unit, squeeze latch buttons and pull apart.

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How to wrap and unwrap cord

 

Cord quick release closed. Place one hand on top of unit to stabilize before wrapping or unwrapping cord.

Cord quick release closed. Place one hand on top of unit to stabilize before wrapping or unwrapping cord.

For fast, easy removal of entire cord, rotate cord quick release 180° to release cord.

For fast, easy removal of entire cord, rotate cord quick release 180° to release cord.

To partially unwrap cord, leave quick release in place. Unwrap cord to desired length.

To partially unwrap cord, leave quick release in place. Unwrap cord to desired length.

Connect to outlet. To disconnect, remove cord from outlet.

Connect to outlet. To disconnect, remove cord from outlet.

To rewrap cord, place quick release in closed position. Wrap cord around base of unit. Attach plug to cord.

To rewrap cord, place quick release in closed position. Wrap cord around base of unit. Attach plug to cord.

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How to use the floor tool

 

Slide into wand/handle

Slide into wand/handle.

Clean hard floors.

Clean hard floors.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

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How to use the crevice tool

 

Slide into wand/handle

Slide into wand/handle.

Clean between cushions and other tight spaces

Clean between cushions and other tight spaces.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

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How to use the upholstery tool

Slide into wand/handle.

Slide into wand/handle.

Adjust tool.

Adjust tool.

Clean Sofa arms, pillows, blankets,clothing, car interiors, etc.

Clean Sofa arms, pillows, blankets,clothing, car interiors, etc.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

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How to use the blowport

 

Push button to Stop unit.

Push button to Stop unit.

Lift hood and remove.

Lift hood and remove.

Lift tabs on filter to remove

Lift tabs on filter to remove.

Attach hose.

Attach hose.

Push button to Start unit.

Push button to Start unit.

Blow debris from under furniture.

Blow debris from under furniture.

Fill inflatables.

Fill inflatables.

To unclog hose put handle in suction port.

To unclog hose put handle in suction port.

Push button to Stop unit.

Push button to Stop unit.

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How to use the dusting brush

 

Slide into wand/handle.

Slide into wand/handle.

Adjust tool.

Adjust tool.

Clean table tops and books.

Clean table tops and books.

Clean curtains.

Clean curtains.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

To detach, press latch button and pull.

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How to use the power brush

 

Steer the Power Brush extension around chair or table legs.

Steer the Power Brush extension around chair or table legs.

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What to do when an object jammed the power brush

 

Select OFF and remove power cord from outlet.

Select OFF and remove power cord from outlet.

Turn Power Brush over, gently remove object.

Turn Power Brush over, gently remove object.

Push RESET button on Power Brush

Push RESET button on Power Brush.

Replace power cord and select ON to restart.

Replace power cord and select ON to restart.

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Where are the carry handles

 

Top handle.

Top handle.

Front handle.

Front handle.

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What are the different brush mode settings

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How to change liner

At the rear of the unit, pull latch to open lid.

At the rear of the unit, pull latch to open lid.

Remove paper liner.

Remove paper liner.

Discard paper liner.

Discard paper liner.

Insert clean paper liner.

Insert clean paper liner.

Periodically clean cloth liner.

Periodically clean cloth liner.

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How to change the secondary filter

Open unit and remove Paper Filter Bag and Cloth Dust Bag.

Open unit and remove Paper Filter Bag and Cloth Dust Bag.

Remove plastic filter cover and foam filter from motor.

Remove plastic filter cover and foam filter from motor.

Wash foam filter with mild soap and allow to air dry.

Wash foam filter with mild soap and allow to air dry.

DO NOT Insert Wet Foam Filter Into unit.

Replace foam filter on motor and snap plastic filter cover in place.

Replace foam filter on motor and snap plastic filter cover in place.

Replace Cloth Dust Bag and Paper Filter Bag.

Replace Cloth Dust Bag and Paper Filter Bag.

Close lid.

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How to clean the filters

Open unit and remove Paper Filter Bag and Cloth Dust Bag.

Open unit and remove Paper Filter Bag and Cloth Dust Bag.

Remove plastic filter cover and foam filter from motor.

Remove plastic filter cover and foam filter from motor.

Wash foam filter with mild soap and allow to air dry.

Wash foam filter with mild soap and allow to air dry.

DO NOT Insert Wet Foam Filter Into unit.

Replace foam filter on motor and snap plastic filter cover in place.

Replace foam filter on motor and snap plastic filter cover in place.

Replace Cloth Dust Bag and Paper Filter Bag.

Replace Cloth Dust Bag and Paper Filter Bag.

Close lid.

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How do I fill the Micro Sprayer solution in the bottle

Simply combine water with either solution, or both at the same time. Connect the hose to the blower end of your TriStar floor care system and attach the Healthy Home MicroSprayer to the wand. Turn on the TriStar system and use the trigger to lightly spray bedding, furniture, pet areas and other spaces where treatment is necessary.

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Guide for storage and maintenance

storage of Tristar vacuum

Simple, easy storage of entire unit in a dry place.

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