Vax Hard Floor Ultimate Steam CleanerS3S-U
How do I clear a blockage?
Clearing a blockage
Turn off and allow time to thoroughly cool down
Remove the pad (microfibre or coral)
Remove any blockages by inserting a small thin object (such as a paperclip) into the hole underneath the floorhead
Remove the floorhead by undoing the screw on the neck of the machine
Remove the floorhead and run water through it to clear any blockages
Remove any blockage from the neck by using the small thin object
When do I replace the filter?
Checking the filter
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
Is there steam coming out of the valve on the side of the machine?
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?'