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My McCulloch whipper snipper was working just fine after finding cracked fuel lines,. Replaced wiht home made lines and worked fine until Sunday and now wont start at all . Checked everything , now think its electrical Would like to kow if there is anyone in Perth who can sort this out


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Your local lawn mower repair shop will be able to fix it for you.
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My McCulloch whipper snipper was working just fine after finding cracked fuel lines,. Replaced wiht home made lines and worked fine until Sunday and now wont start at all . Checked everything , now think its electrical Would like to kow if there is anyone in Perth who can sort this out


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I have a Eureka Central Vac CV1601b. The motor does not stop unless the Unit is unplug from the electrical outlet. Any Idea?.I removed the control unit to check if there was disconnected wires or burnt wires. Everything look normal. The circuit board does not show area that overheated. There seem to be 2 relays. Likely one of the two went bad. What do you think.


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The brush rollers on my hoover mach 5 won't turn. I've cleaned everything and checked the belts and everything checks out fine. I had the vacuum for about a year.


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The problem is almost certainly a fatigue break in the flex. These usually happen where the flex enters the handle through the rubber sleeve near the on off switch. You will need to cut about four inches off the wire and reconnect it to the switch. ... Vacuums

I have 2003 Coleman Westlake Pop Up Camper. I have electrical problem. Replace circuit breaker and ground fault. Went camping, everything running fine the all of the sudden all power cuts off. Breaker did not trip, ground fault is fine. What could be the problem ? Is my converter bad ??


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I have White Speedylock Serger, model 1500 that will not work when I press the foot pedal. I thought it might be the pedal, so I ordered one on-line, but the new one does not make it work either. I have checked the needle and it is fine, not loose or broken. The presser foot is fine also.


If either of the foot pedals are for sale I am interested. [email protected] ... Vacuums

Hoover Model U8185-900 beater bar part keeps smoking and burning up We've replaced the part Hoover PCB Display Bridge U8172 three times and the vac beater bar works for about a minute then the part starts to smoke and burns out again. I've taken everything apart but cannot locate anything that would cause this part to burn up. I think if I did not disconnet immediately, he vac would catch my rug on fire. Help? I didn't send back the warranty card, so I can't get any help from Hoover. Any suggest


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I HAVE A BISSELL PROHEAT 2X HEALTY HOME, IT WORKED JUST FINE THE LAST TIME I PUT IT UP. YESTERDAY, I NOTICED THE FLOW GAUGE WAS NOT SPINNING, SO I CHECKED AND SURE ENOUGH NO WATER WAS COME OUT. I CHECKED AND ALL THE TUBS AND EVERYTHING ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE AND HAVE LIQUID IN THEM. HAVE TRIED PRIMING CLEANING THE BRUSHES RUNNING HOT WATER THROUGH IT... HELP


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I have a self propelled Royal Dirt Devil vacuum model number 087900 and it goes backward fine but forward has to be pushed so hard it's impossible. Is this a switch? Do you know about how much the part would cost and can it be done by a beginner. We fix a lot of things ourselves but we aren't mechanics by no means. We put a brand new belt on it. I don't think it can be put on backwards and brush turns fine. Where is the switch? Use layman's terms.


You might try a new belt and/or brush roll. The brush roll is what helps pull a vacuum forward, the power drive helps, but if the brush isn't turning like it should, then it will hinder forward motion. The belt may look ok, but they stretch to the ... Vacuums

Relief valve opens I have cleaned all filters replaced filters checked all hose line for blockage everything is clear


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Central vac our central vac will not work unless the main vac in the garage is switched on manualy.... its sucking fine but i have to switch it off at the main switch in the garage after i have used it normaly i just plug in the hose and vac away and it switches itself off we have just had cable installed with a fisher guy in the walls do you think that would be the problem thanks a lot


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I have a Miele s251i vacuum that was working just fine until I umplugged it (while running) and re-plugged it in at a closer socket. When I replugged it, it started for a second and then stopped. Will not start now whether we use the on/off switch or not...suggestions? Would also like to know how to disassemble the unit so I could check out the wiring with a multitester..thanks


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Power on I was cleaning carpets, everything was fine. I cut it off to check on the baby, came back..now it will not cut on?


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I had plugged it in to use it, turned it on and instantly it made a pop sound, smelled of electrical, and would not turn on after. i even waited for a while let the smell go away and tried a different plug in the house and still no operation of any kind. Is there an internal fuse that i could check on this? where is it located?


Sorry there is no fuse in the vacuum. It sounds like there is a short somewhere when they manufactured it. There is no way to fix yourself you will need to take to a repair shop\015\012\015\012Good luck ... Vacuums

Dyson animal won't start. Never had any problem with this vacuum. No apparent problem. No electrical problem with house or outlet. If there are some common things I could check/fix, things that might go wrong, I would like to check them out and get this machine going again.


Hi there, if the machine was running and cut out in use, this could be due to the motor overheating. The cause of this would be a blockage or a dirty filter. These checks can be found in the Support section on our website at www.dyson.com. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Vacuum stopped in middle of vacuuming our carpet. Would not startup at switch. Tried other electrical outlets wondering if this was the problem and checked breakers, but it still did not go back on.


2 guesses.... One is that you vacuumed up a pice of cord or sting that got wound up on the roller (if it's that tyme of machine, and NOW everything's completelt "loced." Cure: look at the brush roller and "unwind" the cord or string.\015\012 ... Vacuums
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