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Hoover on off switch won't turn off. I have to unplug the vacuum to stop it. I have dismantled the handle and now I can't get the inditation in the handle to fit over the little silver knob. I saw there was an on/off switch under the handle that is controlled by a piece of the handle. #1 question for the manufacturer is why don't they put the switch on the outside instead of having gimicks that turn it on and off... arghhhhhhhh

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Don't know what model you have, but sounds like you will need to replace the switch. As far as your question, you will have to contact the manufacture for an answer. We only provide solutions to your problem and a model number would have helped.
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Hoover on off switch won't turn off. I have to unplug the vacuum to stop it. I have dismantled the handle and now I can't get the inditation in the handle to fit over the little silver knob. I saw there was an on/off switch under the handle that is controlled by a piece of the handle. #1 question for the manufacturer is why don't they put the switch on the outside instead of having gimicks that turn it on and off... arghhhhhhhh

Don't know what model you have, but sounds like you will need to replace the switch. As far as your question, you will have to contact the manufacture for an answer. We only provide solutions to your problem and a model number would have helped. ... Vacuums

Hoover Upright Vacuum model U5470-900 - The On/Off switch on the handle does not properly engage the power switch deeper in the handle assembly. It appears to ride over the lower switch and doesn't engage it to operate it. If I play with it, I can get it to maybe turn on the vacuum, but, then the upper handle switch won't turn it off. Our current workaround is to use the power cord for on/off operation.

... Hoover Vacuums

Our dustbuster (dont' have model number with me-sorry) won't turn off when I pull back on the switch handle. I disassembled the unit and realize that the tab on the switch handle that pulls back on the internal switch handle to turn it off is not strong enough for its simple task. Does B&D have a proper replacement part?

If you can provide a model number, I can check availability of the switch and can either order it for you, or supply the B&D part number and you can order it from most local vacuum shops in your area or from Black & Decker direct online: ... Black & Decker 15.6 Volt DustBuster Vacuum

The mechanical off/on in the handle is not working with the electrical on/off switch upon removal of the handle you can cut the machine off by hand but after ensuring the the handle is re-placed in the proper position the machine will not turn off so what new handle or is the rocker switch has worn is now to hard for the mechanical switch to operated

Hi there it's SmartAlec from NelsonVacuums.com.au here. You are spot on in your diagnosis however i have fixed heaps of these and i have found no way to tell wether its the ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?

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Sears 116.31913 Lower units, vacuum motor and agitator power head do not have power/115v to them and won't run. I'm trying to take the handle apart to access the on off switch. I've taken all observable screws out and cannot separate the handle and section immediatly below the handle to access the on/off switch, to trouble shoot. Any tips for separating the plactic pieces enclosing the on/off switch?

... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover Windtunnel On/Off switch will not turn Off...Switch seems to work O.K. when pressed directly but not with handle switch...It will turn on but not off..Cam seems to be intact on switch actuator..How does switch come out? Thanx

Take the handle off, then remove the tool holder, then you can get to the switch. Just has tabs on each side of switch, depress them and push it out. These switches will do this after awhile, replacing them is usually the way to correct the problem ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a 3 year old NuTone CV 353W central vac system and recently the switch on the hose handle does not turn the system on from any outlet in the house. I have to plug the hose into the outlet and then turn the unit on from the switch on the cannister. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

A great way to check if your switch in the hose is bad would be to turn the hose sideways in the inlet. If the unit turns on you most likely need a new switch. ... Broan-NuTone CV450 Central Bagged Central System Vacuum

No suction Just received my refurb. dyson animal bagless. Finally figured out how to get it all together, turned it on and there is no suction coming up thru the beater bar. The hair is just collecting around the bar and not going up into the canister. It appears all the suction is going thru the open red end of the attachment hose, which has a vented cover piece. Am I missing a piece or is there a switch to turn of the attachment suction?

So the red hose isn't connected to a part on the vaccum so like it is connected to the connester but not to an opening just above the beater bar, this is the only idea i can supply you with. good luck, maybe i got lucky and helped you out. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I purchased a Eureka C4910 last year and have a question that I am hoping you can answer. There are two motor actions with this vacuum, 1) the vacuum suction, and 2) the beater bar. The action of the beater bar is that motor is supposed to automatically shut off when the handle is in the complete vertical position assuming the vacuum is stationary, but then turn on when the handle is tilted toward the floor, assuming the vacuum is moving back and forth. The beater bar motor turn-on mechan

Good day!Normally when the motor is easily moved back and forth means that it have a proper lubrication,proper alignment and no clogs.When the motor and the belt is OK the problem could be on electrical wiring and switch ... Eureka C4910 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I had the vacuum cleaner question about the canister and the wand/powerhead... the Kenmore Progressive Vacuum canister model 116.25812 and the canister not powering off without unplugging the vacuum. The solution I received that they both run on their own switch so it is normal makes sense. However, is there a power switch on the canister anywhere? The only way for the canister to be turned off is by unplugging it. Any ideas? One would think there would be a switch. I am new to fixya and hope

Hi. On some models, one switch controls all of the power. Your issue, which is no working switch is almost certainly a blown triac on the circuit boar ... Vacuums

Our Kenmore Vacuum Model # 116.22950 will not turn off at the switch. I have to unplug it to stop the machine. My husband just tried to replace the switch on the handle but this did not work. We got a new switch.

... Kenmore 2029915 Canister Vacuum

Electrolux Epic 6500 SR ...no power to power nozzle. I think it is the switch in the handle because if I use my friend's hose/handle (same model), my power nozzle works fine when I turn on the switch. If you think it is the switch, can I get a part for it?

That's about the best one to narrow down a problem, however, there could also be a break in your hose wiring. Switches, hoses, and hose handle assemblies are all available at your local Aerus Electrolux store. Simply take your entire machine in so ... Vacuums

Kemore Progressive Vacuum 116.35923500. Where is the switch that turns on the agitator roller. It will only turn on if the handle is laying flat. When I lift it up slightly the roller turns off. Bill

... Kenmore Progressive Upright Vacuum with InteliClean System Slate Blue

Shark s3325 stopped working while steaming; thinking the unit had ran out of water I allowed unit to cool before refilling, however unit over flowed with only 700ml water added. When I plugged unit back into outlet it would not turn on (red light was not on) but I hear a click upon plugging in unit, when turning unit power button on and when turning on the handle switch. Please advise how to resolve this problem.

... Euro-Pro S3325 Handheld Steam Vacuum

Stops Immediately. We have a Beam Serenity model 2100 installed in the home and when the hose is inserted into the wall it turns on for a few seconds and then shuts off on it's own. Turning the handle's power switch off/on restarts the unit only to have it once again stop after a few more seconds. The canaster is clean. What could be causing this stopping issue? Thanks.

The Relay Control Board in the 2100 is bad. Replace and it should work just fine. ... Beam Industries 2900 Serenity Plus Central System Vacuum

No power, will not turn on. Checked switch on the handle, no burned or other obvious problem. Pulled handle from body and checked the three electrical poles, not burned or dirty. It is an Electrolux 3500 sr epic. Thank you Lucian

Does the plug shaped light on the top come on? If so, the vacuum is getting power, so another problem exists.\015\012\015\012See the following link for trouble-shooting, with recommeded "fixes".\015\012 ... Electrolux Epic 3500 Vacuum

Wind tunnel by Hoover, vacuum will not turn off by using switch on upright handle. do not see a way to get to switch. modle no. U5458-900

Follow the cord and look for screws inside the bag compartment at the top. a panel should lift off allowing access to switch and cord. If swtch is melted it must be replaced with special hoover switch kit which has new wire and heavier duty switch. b ... Vacuums

On the piece that covers the brushbar and motor (the clear plastic piece that has the dyson logo), it looks like a small plastic ridge that holds the cap for the brushbar snapped off. Would too much wobbling of the brushbar cause it to turn on and off? The switch seems fine.

In theory, yes. If the brushbar isn't held firmly, then the belt isn't running smoothly which puts more strain on the motor. This can cause the motor to get hot very quickly which will trip the thermal overload protection. \015\012\015\01 ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The ON/OFF switch does not work. Unable to turn off vacuum without unplugging from wall. After removing handle, the ON/OFF switch is in ON position, but cannot be toggled to OFF position. Please assist. Thank you.

Replace the switch. Part number 28161067 ... Vacuums

There is something stuck in the handle of my Miele vacuum. I unscrewed all the screws hoping that I could remove the hard plastic handle from the hose. I was only able to flip up a piece of plastic where the switch is. Should I pull harder to pry the plastic apart? I was afraid I'd break something. Thank You, Chrissy

... Miele Vacuums

Oreck Upright Hi Redev, I'm not sure what model I have (about 6 years old...upright, looks like the one in the picture). I changed the belt (which was torn) and then the next time I used it, it cut off on me. Now if won't turn on at all. (I turn the switch on and off and nothing happens as if it is not plugged in but it is!). I noticed at the top where the power cord enters the handle, it is all frayed. Could the electrical wires have detached? Anything you think I should check before taking it

The cord could be bad and will ahve to be replaced. It would have to have a problem inside the handle or down by the motor. ... Oreck XL2600 Vacuum

I have Nutone VX550C. Motor runs intermittently (cycles on and off rapidly--the light on the handle is blinking furiously) when I use the on/off switch on the hose. This happens at all of the wall connectors, so suggests a hose contact problem. Motor runs continuously when I turn it on at the switch on the wall unit.

The unit does have a switchs the PVC outlets, and it sounds like the hose mech to operate the switches is broken, and intermittently making contact. A replacement hose would likely fix the problem. Looked them up on the net, and they're not che ... Broan-NuTone VX550 Bagged Central System Vacuum

My floorpiece keeps turning on and off when I try and vacuum. It almost seems like it is shorting out, but it isn't. I suspect it is something to do with the handle piece attaching to the floor piece.

You are exactly correct. \012\012What it is exactly is the hose connection to the power nozzle. The plug on the handle of the hose should be flush with the plastic piece below it. To correct this, you can open the handle and push the plug ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

My bissel pro heat cleane's brushes stoped. I checked the belts. They are okay. There is no sign of heat or problems around the motor. Is there a mercury switch some where in the handle so the brushes only turn when the handle is lowered?

Depending on which model you have, you did not say, if the cogged belt goes to the pump pulley, the cogs may be wore away or and won't turn the brush roll. On some other moels, there is a brush roll motor that may have gone bad. ... Vacuums
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