LV900 Series Shark® Cordless Pet Perfect® XL - FAQs

This article contains the FAQs for the LV900 / LV901 Series Shark® Cordless Pet Perfect® XL. This supports the following product SKUs LV900 and LV901.

What is the maximum dirt capacity for the dust cup container?

0.56 dry quarts to the MAX FILL line

How do I charge my handheld vacuum?
  1. Connect the charging adapter to the port on the back of the vacuum.
  2. Plug the charger into a wall outlet.The red charging light will fade in and out. This means the vacuum is charging.
How long should the handheld vacuum be charged?

Lithium-ion batteries take approximately 6 hours to fully charge.

How long should my handheld vacuum operate after a full charge?

A full charge will last about 13 minutes if you are using a motorized attachment. Without a motorized attachment, the handheld vacuum can run longer. It is normal that battery run time gets shorter after a year. Please note that batteries are not covered under warranty.

What does it mean when the charging indicator light blinks red 5 times?

When the red light indicator flashes for 5 seconds this means either the battery power is low or there is a jam in the unit. Clear any clogs or debris buildup.

How do I know when my handheld vacuum is fully charged?

When the handheld vacuum is charging, the red indicator light will fade in and out.When the vacuum is fully charged, the indicator light will turn green for 5 seconds, thenshut off.

What does it mean when the handheld vacuum stops working and the indicator light flashes red?

This flashing red light means that the handheld vacuum is overheated. Turn off power for approximately 45 minutes.

How do I empty the dust cup?

Press the dust cup release button and pull out the dust cup. Carefully remove the dust cup filter and empty the dust and debris into the trash. Tap filter gently to knock off any remaining debris. Wipe filter clean with a dry soft cloth. Replace the filter and slide dust cup back into place.

How often should I empty the dust cup?

For optimal performance, the dust cup should be emptied each time you vacuum and when the dust cup appears full or debris reaches the Max Fill line.

How often should I wash the filters?

For optimal performance, the dust cup should be emptied after each use and the filters should be cleaned on a regular basis. Between cleanings, tap the filters over a trash bin to remove any excess dust or other particles.

How do I wash the filters?

Remove filter from dust cup. Rinse filter with cold water until the water runs clear. Do not use soap. Let air-dry completely (at least 24 hours) before reinstalling. Reinstall and press the dust cup cover closed until it clicks into place.

What accessories are available for this handheld vacuum?

To order additional parts for your Shark Cordless Pet Perfect handheld vacuum models LV900, LV901, and LV901C visit The available accessories include: crevice tool, dusting brush, motorized pet hair brush, and charging stand.

How do I find the model number of my Shark Cordless Pet Perfect handheld vacuum?

The model number is displayed on the vacuum"s rating label, which can be found on the handheld portion of the vacuum behind the dust cup.

How do I register my vacuum?

To register your vacuum, visit or scan the QR code using a mobile device.

The motorized brush is not working.

The metal contact pins on the motorized brush may not be in contact with the connector slots on the vacuum. Remove the motorized brush and reinsert firmly into the air-intake nozzle. The motorized brush may have a blockage. Carefully remove all lint, hair, or other debris from the motorized brush.

How much voltage does my handheld vacuum have?

14.4V max lithium-ion battery. The lithium-ion battery, like all lithium-ion products, will naturally decrease in capacity over time from the 100% capacity of a new battery.

What is the weight of the handheld vacuum?

The vacuum weighs 2.65 lbs. without accessories.