C 105.5-5

Nilfisk C 105.5-5 manual

C 105.5-5

User manual for the Nilfisk C 105.5-5 in English. This PDF manual has 17 pages.

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Copyright © 2011 Nilfisk, Division of Nilfisk-Advance A/S
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3 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN Index 1 Safety precautions and warnings .............................................3 2 Description ...............................................................................5 3 Before you start using your pressure washer...........................6 4 Operating your pressure washer ..............................................7 5 After using your pressure washer.............................................9 6 Maintenance...........................................................................10 7 Trouble shooting.....................................................................12 8 Further information.................................................................13 9 Technical data ........................................................................14 10 Declaration .............................................................................14 1 Safety Precautions and Warnings Before starting up your high- pressure washer for the first time, this instruction manual must be read through carefully. Save the in- structions for later use. Safety instructions marked with this symbol must be observed to pre- vent danger to persons. This symbol is used to mark safety instructions that must be observed to prevent damage to the machine and its perfor- mance. This symbol in- dicates tips and instructions to simplify work and to ensure a safe operation.  Do not let people who have not been trained in the use of a high pressure washer nor read the instruction manual operate the machine. This appliance is not intended for use by children or other persons without assistance or supervision if their physical, sensory or mental capabili- ties prevent them from using it safely. Children should be su- pervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Before starting up your machine please check it carefully for any defects. If you find any, do not start up your machine and con- tact your Nilfisk distributor. Especially check:  The insulation of the electric cable should be faultless and without any cracks. If the electric cable is damaged, an authorized Nilfisk distributor should replace it. WARNING!  High pressure jets can be dangerous. Never direct the water jet at persons, pets, live electrical equipment or the machine itself.  Never try to clean clothes or footwear on yourself or other persons.  Hold the spray lance firmly with both hands. The spray lance is affected by a thrust of up to 16.4 N during ope– ration.  The operator and anyone in the immediate vicinity of the site of cleaning should take action to protect themselves from being struck by debris dislodged during operation. Wear goggles and protection clothes during operation.  This appliance has been de- signed for use with cleaning agents supplied or recom- mended by the manufacturer. The use of other cleaning agents or chemicals may adversely affect the safety of the appliance.  Disconnect from electrical power supply before carrying out user maintenance.  To ensure the appliance Symbols used to mark in- structions
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4 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN safety only use original spare parts from the manufacturer or approved by the manufac- turer.  High pressure hoses, fittings and couplings are important for the safety of the appli- ance. Only use hoses, fittings and couplings recommended by the manufacturer.  Do not use the appliance if a supply cord or impor- tant parts of appliance are damaged, e.g. safety device , high pressure hose and trig- ger gun.  The appliance is intended to clean cars and garden etc..  Appropriate ear protection has to be used.  Never use the machine in an environment where there could be a danger of explo- sion. If any doubt arises, please contact the local authorities.  It is not allowed to clean asbestos-containing surfaces with high pressure.  This high pressure washer must not be used at tempera- tures below 0°C. WARNING! Inadequate extension cables can be dangerous. Cables on drums should always be com- pletely unwinded to prevent the cable from overheating. If an extension cable is used, the plug and the socket must be waterproof and comply with the below-mentioned requirements for length and cable dimen- sions. 1.0 mm² max. 12.5 m 1.5 mm² max. 20 m 2.5 mm² max. 30 m  If the electric cable is damaged, it must be re- placed by the manufacturer or his service agent or simi- larly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. Mains power connection The following should be ob- served when connecting the high pressure washer to the electric installation:  The electric installation shall be made by a certified elec- trician and comply with IEC 364.  It is recommended that the electric supply to this appli- ance should include either a residual current device that will interrupt the supply if the leakage current to earth ex- ceeds 30 mA for 30 ms. Water connection  Connection to the public mains according to regula- tions.  Inlet hose can be connected to the water mains with a max. inlet pressure of 10 bars. This high pressure washer is only allowed to be connected with the drinking water mains, when an appropri- ate backflow pre- venter has been installed, Type BA according to EN 1717. The back- flow preventer can be ordered under number 106411177. The length of the hose between the backflow preventer and the high pres- sure washer must be at least 10 metres to absorb possible pressure peaks (min diameter ½ inch). Operation by suction (for ex- ample from a rainwater vessel) is carried out without backflow preventer. Recommended suc- tion set: 126411387. As soon as water has flown through the BA valve, this water is not considered to be drinking water any more. IMPORTANT! Only use wa- ter without any impurities. If there is a risk of running sands in the inlet water (i.e. from your own well), an additional filter should be mounted. Safety devices  The unloader valve can re- duce pressure if it exceeds pre-set values. Locking device on spray handle (7a) (see illustration at the end of this manual): The spray handle features a locking device. When the pawl is activated, the spray handle cannot be operated. Thermal sensor: A thermal sensor protects the motor against overloading. The machine will restart after a few minutes when the thermal sen- sor has cooled.
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5 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 2 Description This high-pressure washer has been developed for domestic use within: - Car, motorbike, boat, cara- van, trailer, patio/drive/flags- tones, woodwork, brickwork, barbecue, garden furniture, lawn mower Only use the high-pressure washer for purposes described in this manual. The safety precautions must be observed to prevent damage to the machine, the surface to be cleaned or severe personal injuries. 2.2 Operation elements and model survey See illustration at the end of this manual. 1 Start/stop switch 2 Water inlet with filter (2a) 3 High pressure connection 4 High pressure hose 5 Electric cable 6 Click & Clean spray lance 7 Spray handle with lock (7a) 8 Click & Clean Tornado nozzle (C 105.5) 9 Click & Clean Tornado PR nozzle (C 115.3) 10 Click & Clean Powerspeed nozzle 11 Foam sprayer 12 Nozzle cleaning tool 13 Lance and nozzle holder 14 Model tag 15 Holder for electric cable (C 115.3) 16. Hexagon key Specifications: See model tag (14) of machine. We reserve the right to alter the specifications. 2.1 Application
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6 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 3 Before you start using your pressure washer 3.2 Mounting of quick coupling 1. Screw the quick coupling tight on to the water inlet (2). Note: The inlet filter (2a) must always be fitted in the water inlet pipe to filter out sand, limestone and other impurities as these will damage the pump valves. Caution: Failure to fit the filter will invalidate the guarantee. 3.1 Mounting of trolley handle (C 115.3) 3.3 Mounting of high pressu- re hose on spray handle 1. Attach the high pressure hose (4) to the spray handle (7). Detach the high pressure hose by pressing the pawl (A). 1. Place the trolley handle on the machine. 2. Secure the handle by mount- ing the 2 screws. Use the enclosed hexagon key.  A
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7 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 4 Operating your pressure washer 4.1 Connection of high pres- sure hose 1. Mount the high pressure hose on the outlet (3). 4.2 Mounting of spray lance and Click & Clean nozzles 1. Push the spray lance (6) into the spray handle (7) and screw it on. Note: The spray lance (6) has a built-in low pres- sure nozzle that can be used for flushing away dirt. 2. Attach the nozzle. Warning: When attaching the Click & Clean nozzles, the pawl on the side of the spray lance (6) should come out again. Note: The foam sprayer (11) features a swivel lock, which must be positioned in the hole in the Click & Clean spray lance (6). Press the pawl to detach the Click & Clean nozzle. 
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8 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 4.3 Water connection An ordinary 1/2" garden hose of min. 10 m and max. 25 m will be suitable. NOTE: Connection to the public mains according to regulations. IMPORTANT! Only use wa- ter without any impurities. If there is a risk of running sands in the inlet water (i.e. from your own well), an additional filter (106411231) should be mounted. 1. Let the water run through the water hose before connecting it to the machine to prevent sand and dirt from penetrat- ing the machine. Note: Check that the filter is fitted in the water inlet pipe and that it is not clogged up. 2. Connect the water hose to the water supply by means of the quick connector (inlet water, max. pressure: 10 bar, max. temperature: 40°C). 3. Turn on the water. 4.4 Start and stop of the machine Do not cover the machine during operation or use it in a room without adequate ventila- tion ! Note: If the ma- chine is left or not used for 5 min- utes, it must be switched off on the start/stop switch "O" (1): 1. Press the start/stop switch "O". 2. Disconnect the electrical plug from the socket. 3. Shut off the water supply and activate the trigger to relieve the machine of pressure. 4. Lock the spray handle (7a). When releasing the trigger of the spray handle, the machine automatically stops. The ma- chine will start again when you re-activate the spray handle. The spray lance is affected by a thrust during opera- tion - therefore always hold it firmly with both hands. IMPOR- TANT: Point the nozzle at the ground. 1. Check that the machine is in uprigth position. NOTE: Do not place the ma- chine in high grass! 2. Release the trigger lock (7a). 3. Activate the trigger of the spray handle and let the wa- ter run until all air has es- caped from the water hose. 4. Press the Start/stop switch "I" (1). 5. Activate the trigger of the spray handle. Always adjust the distance and thus the pressure of the nozzle to the surface, which is to be cleaned.
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9 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 5.2 Winding up of electric cable and high pressure hose (C115.3) 5 After using your pressure washer To avoid accidents, the electric cable and the high pressure hose should always be winded carefully up around the handle. Wind up the cable on the ap- propriate hook. 5.1 Storing the washer The machine should be sto- red in a frost-free room! Pump, hose and accessories should always be emptied of water prior to storing as fol- lows: 1. Stop the machine (press the start/stop switch “O” (1) and detach water hose and ac- cessory. 2. Restart the machine and activate the trigger. Let the machine run until no more water runs through the spray handle. 3. Stop the machine, unplug and wind up hose and cable. 4. Place spray handle, nozzles and other accessories in the holders of the machine. Should the machine by mistake be frozen, it will be necessary to check it for damage. NEVER START-UP A FROZEN MACHINE. Frost damages are not covered by the guarantee!  5.3 Storage of accessories The standard accessories - spray handle, lance, nozzles and foam sprayer can be stored on the pressure washer.
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10 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 6 Maintenance WARNING! Always discon- nect the electrical plug from the socket prior to maintenance or cleaning. To ensure a long and problem free working life, please take the following advice:  Wash out water hose, high pressure hose, spray lance and accessories before mounting.  Clean the connectors of dust and sand.  Rinse the detergent spraying attachment after use.  Clean the nozzles. Any repair should always be made in an authorized work- shop with original spare parts. 6.1 Cleaning of water inlet filter Clean the water inlet filter regularly once a month or more frequently according to use. Carefully loosen the filter with a screwdriver and clean it. Check that it is intact before re-mount- ing it. The inlet filter must always be fitted inside the water inlet pipe to filter out sand, limestone and other impurities, as they will damage the pump valves. CAUTION: Failure to fit the filter will invalidate the guarantee. 6.2 Cleaning of nozzle A clogging up in the nozzle causes a pump pressure which is too high. This is why cleaning is required immediately. 1. Stop the machine and dis- connect the nozzle. 2. Clean the nozzle. IMPOR- TANT: The cleaning tool (12) should only be used when the nozzle is detached! 3. Flush the nozzle backwards with water.
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11 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 6.3 Cleaning of machine vents The machine should be kept clean so as to let cooling air pass freely through the ma- chine vents. To ensure an easy connec- tion and that o-rings do not dry up, the couplings should be greased regularly. 6.4 Greasing of couplings
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12 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 7 Trouble-shooting To avoid unnecessary disappointments, you should check the following before contacting the Nilfisk service organization: Symptom Cause Recommended action Machine refuses to start Machine not plugged in Plug in machine. Defective socket Try another socket. Fuse has blown Replace fuse. Switch off other machines. Defective extension cable Try without the extension cable. Fluctuating pressure Pump sucking air Check that hoses and connections are air- tight. Valves dirty, worn out Clean and replace or refer to local Nilfisk or stuck distributor Pump seals worn out Clean and replace or refer to local Nilfisk- distributor. Machine stops Fuse has blown Replace fuse. Switch off other machines. Incorrect mains voltage Check that the mains voltage corresponds to specification on the model tag. Thermal sensor activated Leave the washer for 5 minutes to cool down. Nozzle partially blocked Clean the nozzle (see section 6.2) Fuse blows Fuse too small Change to an installation higher than the amp. consumption of the machine. You may try without the extension cable. Machine pulsating Air in inlet hose/pump Allow machine to run with open trigger until regular working pressure resumes. Inadequate supply of Check that the water supply corresponds to mains water specifications required (see model tag) NB! Avoid using long, thin hoses (min. 1/2") Nozzle partially blocked Clean the nozzle (see section 6.2) Water filter blocked Clean the filter (see section 6.1) Hose kinked Straighten out hose. Machine often starts Pump/spray handle is Contact your nearest Nilfisk Service and stops by itself leaking Centre. Machine starts, but Pump/hoses or accessory Wait for pump/hoses or accessory to thaw. no water comes out frozen No water supply Connect inlet water. Water filter blocked Clean the filter (see section 6.1) Nozzle blocked Clean the nozzle (see section 6.2) In case problems other than the above occur, please contact your local Nilfisk distributor. UK: Customer Services at Penrith - 01768 868995
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13 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN 8 Further information 8.1 Recycling the washer Make the old cleaner unusable immediately. 1. Unplug the cleaner and cut the electric cable. Do not discard electrical appli- ances with household waste. As specified in European Direc- tive 2002/96/EC on old electri- cal and electronic appliances, used electrical goods must be collected separately and recycled ecologically. Contact your local authorities or your nearest dealer for further information. 8.2 Warranty conditions Nilfisk guarantees high pres- sure washers for domestic use for 2 years. If your high pres- sure washer or accessories are handed in for repair, a copy of the receipt must be enclosed. Guarantee repairs are being made on the following condi- tions:  that defects are attributable to flaws or defects in materi- als or workmanship. (wear and tear as well as misuse are not covered by the guarantee).  that the directions of this instruction manual have been thoroughly observed.  that repair has not been carried out or attempted by other than Nilfisk-trained service staff.  that only original accessories have been applied.  that the product has not been exposed to abuse such as knocks, bumps or frost.  that only water without any impurities has been used.  that the high pressure washer has not been used for rental nor used commer- cially in any other way. Repairs under this guarantee include replacement of defec- tive parts, exclusive of packing and postage/carriage. Besides, we refer to your national law of sale. The machine should be for- warded to one of the service centres of the Nilfisk organisa- tion with description/specifica- tion of the fault. Repairs not covered by the guarantee conditions will be invoiced. (I.e. malfunctions due to Causes mentioned in section Troubleshooting Chart of the instruction manual).
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14 Nilfisk C 105.5 / C 115.3 EN Declaration Manufacturer's name and address or his authorized representative in the Community Nilfisk-Advance A/S Industrikvarteret 9560 Hadsund Denmark Name of the person responsible for the technical documentation Anton Sørensen, General Manager of Technical Operations EAPC Description of the equipment: Equipment name Model Rated output voltage Rated frequency High pressure washer Nilfisk C 105.5-5 / C 115.3-6 AC 230-240 V 50 Hz Measured sound pressure level 78 dB(A) Guaranteed sound power level 93 dB(A) Declaration The equipment refer in this document fulfils all the requirements of the Directive : Machine Directive 2006/42/EC Low-voltage Directive 2006/95/EEC EMC Directive 2004/108/EEC Outdoor Noise Directive 2000/14/EC EN ISO 12100-1, EN ISO 12100-2, EN 60335-2-79 EN 55014-1 (2006), EN 55014-2 (2001), EN 61000-3-2 (2006) Place and date of the declaration Hadsund, September 1, 2010 Signature 9 Main Technical Data Type C 105.5-5 C 115.3-6 Rated pressure bar/MPa 75/7.5 80/8.0 Permissible pressure bar/MPa max. 105/10.5 max. 115/11.5 Rated flow l/min 5.2 5.2 Rated input kW 1.3 1.4 Rated voltage V 230-240 230-240 Max. water temperature °C 40 40 Inlet pressure bar/MPa 0.15-10/0.015-1.0 0.15-10/0.015-1.0 Sound pressure level dB(A) 78 78 Guaranteed sound power level dB(A) 93 93 Vibration according to ISO 5349 m/s2 < 2.5 < 2.5 10 Declaration
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