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When i hit the power button on my miele carina, it doesnt lock and stay on. i have to hold down the power button for the power to stay on. Please advise

Try a little WD-40 sprayed sparingly on the button. work the button a few times- may be sticky spring or contact. if that doesn't work, check with retailer where you purchased it- see if you can get a replacement switch! if you're handy, or have a ha ... Miele Carina Vacuum Vacuum

I have a miele S712 (2 yrs old worked fine yesterday) - I had been doing some diy work inside and had the vac on just to reduce some of the dust in the air - after a while the vacuum fizzled out. I guessed it had overheated and took it outside to cool down - when I tried to turn it back on pressing the power button gives it power and it starts to **** but it won't STAY on, soon as you release the power button it stops, and the orange bag indicator is showing full. As I have a compressor I took

You have got dust in the micro switch and it is not latching on, if you look at this and clean it, that will solve your problem, however blowing the motir has probably wrecked the motor bearings. ... Miele Vacuums

Dyson will not stay powered on unless power button is continuously pressed. Is this a switch malfunction or something else?

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I have a Hoover Elite Rewind model #uh71009. We moved recently and it was jostled around and the red power switch popped out. I put it back in but it's stuck; it stays either left or right, it doesnt move back and forth. It appears there may be another piece missing from the power switch...all I have is the red switch and a tiny cylindrical metal tube with a spring on one end. This piece fits into the hole on the red switch. Inside the vacuum itself where this goes, there is quite a large cavity

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I have had a dyson vaccuum cleaner for three months and it does a great job, but the red on/off power switch won't stay on now. As soon as you press it down to turn on, it comes right back up and turns off. What can be done?

Hi its Darran at Dyson.Call our Helpline on 1866MYDYSON and one of our advisors will be able to arrange for this to be reparied. As your machine in only 3 months old, this should be covered by the warranty. Kind regardsD ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Power doesn't stay on when pressed

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I have a hoover Core vacuum. The problem is that the blue light flashes (as normal) when it is plugged in and the power is turned on and the blue light stays on (as normal) when you turn it on at the button but it makes no noise and doesnt work. All of the filters are clean. Can you help please?

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Power nozzle on E-series won't start when cold unless the red 'reset' button is pressed multiple times while also holding the trigger to 'warm it up'...this is w/the power nozzle off the floor - no restriction on it turning. Once it's been running and then turned off the button must be pressed w/the trigger to get it to run - again w/the nozzle off the floor. It also seems to shut off too easily while vacuuming. I replaced the motor,which didn't fix it. Is the reset switch next on my list? T

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Power button wont stay on. have to hold the power button manually for it to stay on.

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Bissell 5770 vacuum power won't stay on. The power will only stay on if you hold down the button the whole time.

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Power switch won't stay on. If I hold it down the power stays on. As soon as I let up, it stops.

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Our Electrolux canister vacuum just stopped working when we were vacuuming the floor. The power does come on when the power head is attached but as soon as the power head is removed the power shuts off. I tried pressing the reset button but that doesn't help. Is there a solution that I can try at home?

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Miele S5000 (revolution 5000) vacuum cleaner - How do I open the casing? When the power button on the handle is pressed the green power-level lights on the handle light, but the motor sounds like it gives a little 'jump' but nothing more. The orange power light on the body also dims. I assume the motor or fan is jammed, but I can't open the body to find out. I've taken out to screws inside near either end of the handle, but to no apparent effect. I'm assuming the body is held together by plastic

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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

I recently purchased a Sunbeam Artista EM5900 model coffee machine. I plugged it in and pressed the 'Power' button only to find the power go out. I understand this is short circuiting, so I went and turned the power back on. I then moved the machine to a different powerpoint and plugged it in - the same problem happened and I have tried it countless times on various other powerpoints. Help please?

Try it in a different part of the house. If it works then you have too many things running in the kitchen.\015\012If it still blows a breaker then it is shorted out and needs to be returned. ... Vacuums

I have an eye vac professional that will not stay on to **** up the dirt. There is power to the outlet and the blue on/off light does stay on, but in Auto mode if I stick my hand near the dirt sensor it just pulses on and off. I can feel the suction, but it won't stay on. I've unplugged it, removed the dirt bin and filters and nothing works. Help!!!! This is brand new and I've only emptied the collection bin once and it hasn't worked since.

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When connecting the wand into the brush component. sporatic power (sometimes runs sometime nothing) the power is on again off again. when hold pressure down on the wand the power stays on. do you think the coupling connection is bad on the wand? would the wand replacement likely be the culprit?

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GE canister 106766 Power cord does not stay in bezel

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When i push on the power button on it runs only as long as my foot stays on the on/off power switch once i move my foot it immediately shuts off?

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Powers on but will not run, goes BONK when button is pressed.

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