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Cut out no reason i just switched on and it has no power it is only a year old
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
Faithful Sebo X1 upright, about 12 years old, stopped working today. I replaced old with new dust bag, checked all dust paths were clear, checked main brush was clear/clean, and drive spindle rotated OK with fingers. When power switched on, the two red indicators briefly flash on then off, but nothing more happens, motor does not start - even with power reaching machine. Tried removing all consumables, refitting and turning on a few times to reset, no joy. Removed base cover, both belts were i
At 12 years, this vacuum has had a good long life. I suspect the motor is shot, but it could be due to faulty wiring and connections. A bad switch, break in the power cord, and worn brushes in the motor are other causes.\015\012I recommend ta ... Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Hayden SuperVac 3600, almost 10 years old. The unit still runs, but now when I switch to the power nozzle, it doesn't have power to turn that. I think this happened once before and maybe they replaced a circuit board(?). We took it to a local repairman this time and he says he can fix it temporarily with a new cartridge, but that he won't promise it won't happen again soon.....
The hose has fuseable link inside, generally a 3-7 amp. It is at the wall end underneath the hose cuff. Easy to replace as it crimps in line. If you have a meter you can also test the detachable hose to wall cord for continuity, then check the hose t ... Hayden Industries SuperVac 6000 Central System Vacuum
I have a Electrolux Epic 6500 SR canister vacum cleaner. It is nine years old and for the past few weeks it has started shutting off for no apparent reason.The symbol for bag change lights up and it cuts off, but even after I have put a new bag in, it still does the same thing. Do you have any suggestions? There is a little button or switch that the top of the bag fits on. Do you think it could be the problem?
Your machine is probably clogged, look through the wands, look in the bottom attachment, to see if there is anything stuck there. You can also drop a marble through the hose itself to see if anything is stuck there as well. To unclog the hose try hol ... Electrolux Harmony Canister Vacuum - EL6985 Vacuum
Motor/Fan does not run. I have removed and taken the top of the canister plastic motor housing apart and tested for power. I have power through the cord to the switch and power from the switch to the two wire terminals. I have not removed the motor. Looks like I will need special tools to take out the motor. The Vac looks almost new. It has been setting for several years. What do you think?
Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.Well you can order a new motor at shop vac, check out this link.you dont have to remove to check the motor, just connect power to the motor leads ... Shop Vac QPMH450 Canister WetDry Vacuum
I have the new power on/off switch to replace the old one(Rainbow vacuum). However the new switch has 4 contacts & the old one has 6. Need wiring diagram.
Simply pair 1 each of the power head leads and motor leads on to one terminal and wire the cord as on previous switch. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
The power brush floor rug attachment on my Eureka 6997 A Oxygen Canister Vacuum goes on an off as I use it. I replaced the The power cord from the handle has 2 plug in connections: 1 at the handle / upper wand 1 at the lower wand top of the power brush attachment I replaced the entire wand assembly and it worked great for a year or so and now it's doing the same thing again. I was told to keep the power switch on the handle set to off when connecting the power brush attachment or it will bu
This is from the prongs not making a good connection causing an arch inside the plugg causing what looks like rust on the plugg. I would try snugging up the connection by squeezing the female section to get a better connection on the prongs when it i ... Vacuums
No power. I was getting intermittent power with my miele s558 midsize canister, but it was predicated with me fiddling with the retractable cord to get it to come on and then not move the canister while I was vacuuming. Now I can get no power. I have taken it apart and can see no issues with connectors, cord, casings, etc. It all looks fine. It is about 5 years old and I have had no problems with it.
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Our Miele vacuum is only 2/3 years old and seems to have given up the gost, our previous one lasted 15 yrs. The machine starts ok and within 4/5 minutes the power drops down and the hoover comes to a stop and it may re-power itself again within minutes, as of today their is no power when the on button is pressed. What do you think the problem is Thank you.
There is a circut board that is going bad and not providing the power to run the motor. You will need to contact a Miele dealer for that part. It is the only board that is in this machine so they should just need a model number in order to get it ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Power switch fails to stay in ON position when pushed. I can get a replacement switch but can't figure how to remove the old switch
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Hoover power scrub won,t release water its a 5 year old model
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I have a swivel sweeper, the original series, that is about one year old and is losing power. The battery has been replaced but it still seems weaker than it used to be. The brushes do not turn as quickly and the overall pick-up is not as strong as it was when it was new. Any suggestions on how to get the power back up to what it once was?
HiThank you for your queryI think what you will find is the base of the sweeper has 4 brushes, each of these brushes are run from a cog, if you can take the base apart you will find that it has been clogged up with hair and ot ... As Seen On TV Swivel Sweeper Vacuum
There is no power...seems like a motor problem. The bag is clean...the mouth is clean the plug us in...NOTHING! I took mouth off and manipulated/pushed in that power press area that engages the motor on the front (not the switch on the back) and NOTHING! Not sure if motor died and/or what to do now. Help. I have had this baby for 15 years.
The front safety switch must be pushed in by either the hose or head (or manually), before the on/off switch will operate. The most common reason for no power is a bad cord. Second most common is worn carbons in the motor, and third is a bad switch. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a 30 year old TriStar (bullet style with thick bumper gasket around the middle) and the High/Low speed switch is burnt out. I am trying to find instructions for how to separate the shell to get to the switch.
You remove the screw up front and the 2 scews buy the the rewheels from the bottom and then you pry the shell apart from the gasket it is tight but once you get it to loosen it come easy ... Vacuums
DYSON DC17 ABOUT 4 YEARS OLD. I HAVE TWO FILTERS THAT I ALTERNATE BECAUSE AFTER 2 HOURS OF VACUUMING I LOSE SUCTION. I HAVE TO WAIT 3 DAYS FOR MY FILTER TO DRY BEFORE I CAN SWITCH THEM AGAIN. THE FIRST TWO YEARS I HAD THE DYSON I COULD GO A COUPLE MONTHS BEFORE CHANGING THE FILTER. WHATS WRONG?
Hi there! This is John from Jerry's Vacuum Sales in Modesto Ca. Are you using any type of carpet fresh product on your carpet? If so the fine powder is leaking onto the filters and causing them to clog. Discontinue use and over time the problem will ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
When I switch off my Vax G3 cylinder cleaner it trips out the whole of the ring main circuit - I think the on/off switch is defective and wonder how much it would cost to repair and who - it is just over a year old
Hello Lyra_cross, if your machine is in warranty please call the Vax Careline on 0844 4128 455, with your machine and receipt available, and an Advisor will be able to help you arrange a repair/replacement free of charge; if you do not have pro ... VAX Appliances Vacuums
Old Sanyo 1500 watt "Power Control" vacuum cleaner. I need to remove the plastic covers that are attached to the on/off switch and the power cord recoil. This will allow me to remove the retaining screws for the upper motor cowling. The motor and wiring is clogged with wood dust and I want to blow the dust out using compressed air.
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On/off switch doesn't work. No power. The last few times I used it, kept cutting out but now won't switch on at all. No blockages.
As it was cutting out before it stopped working all to gether, it most likely isnt the switch but the motor.\015\012\015\012The motor has a built in over-current trip to protect itself (and you if it seriously overheated and caught fire). ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Hoover Turbo has the power and motor works well but there is no suction power. I have taken all steps to ensure that there is no blockage in the pipes. I live in the Benoni area and would like someone trustworthy to repair my machine as it is only just about 1 year and 9mnths old.
Remove the screws from the funny looking thing on the back (about 10 philips head screws) and remove the blockage from the big hose. Don;t stop working on it until you are absolutely certain there is no blockage. You may need a long screw driver an ... Hoover U5396-900 Turbo Power Vacuum
Need a replacement on/off switch for Dirt Devil Deluxe Model 8201 (more than 12 years old). We have the old one out. We just need a new one to replace it. Where can we get one?
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Miele cat & dog vacuum will not switch on. I have changed the plug fuse to no effect. Could it need a new switch or some other part. There have been no problems with it but it is now over 10 years old
Its probably the power cord itself or the reel that draws it back into the machine. ... Miele Cat & Dog 326i Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano
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Unit has power from Plug to unit. Current flows all the way to switch and switch seems to be ok but unit will not turn on. Wife says it was cutting on and off when moving it around. Checked conntec
You either have a bad switch oir you have a short in the cord.plug it in and turn it on then move the cord around from top to bottom and see if it acts up..if not tap on the switch afew times and if it cuts out then the switch is bad.try to plug it i ... Vacuums
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