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I installed the Hoover Wind Tunnel Central Vac in my new home. After connecting the wall outlets and successfully turning on the system from the hose control, I discovered there is lots of air flow t

\015 I inserted kleenex at wall outlets but there was zero suction. Unit turns on from controls on the wand, with cannister in the off position.\015

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I would recommend checking your wall outlets where the hose plugs in for any type of clog in the tubing. If the vacuum itself has great suction but when you go to the wall outlets that is probably something in the hose that is stuck. If cleared it will most likely have excellent suction throughout the entire system in the house.
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I installed the Hoover Wind Tunnel Central Vac in my new home. After connecting the wall outlets and successfully turning on the system from the hose control, I discovered there is lots of air flow t

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On my M&S Air Vac AV425 central vaccuum system, the system usually turns on by inserting the vaccuum hose into one of the vaccuum outlets. However, it now runs continuously. I am able to turn it off only by unplugging the vaccuum from the electrical outlet. I would like to know how to trouble shoot the problem or how to find someone who services Air Vac systems in the Bridgewater, New jersey area.

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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

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The Vaccum is not turning on when i plug the hose into the wall. The hoover system will turn on when i turn the switch on at the base and wont go off till i turn the switch off. But it will not come on automatically when i put the hose in to the wall connections. Many Thanks Linda

You can test this out by taking a small metal spoon and with the bottom side of the spoon insert it into the vac outlet on the wall. you want to touch the two metal pins inside the vac outlet to test if the unit is the problem or the hose is the prob ... Beam Industries Vacuums

I have a Eureka Boss Power Plus and the beater bar is rolling, the belt is turning, but after vacuuming up around the litter box (not a lot of litter), when I turn the vacuum off, the litter, or even household dirt, falls out. When I hold the vacuum back to turn it off so that it doesn't fall on the floor, it's sitting in the cubby where the wheels are. The bag is empty, the hose is not plugged, the hose is securely fitted on both ends of the unit. This vacuum was purchased in July and is being

Even though the brush is spinning, you probably need to replace the belt because it is s ... Eureka Vacuums

I have a eureka cv2301b central vac system that turns on and works when the system is plugged in but when operating the hose and head inside the house you cannot shut off the system even if you unplug the hose from the wall... Whats going on

... Eureka CV2301 Bagged Central System Vacuum

I replaced the motor in my 6500SR Epic vacuum cleaner. Now I have 3 clear plastic hoses for air flow. I know where two of them go, Im not sure where the third air hose goes? Jan

All three are connected to the control valve assembly.\015\012The long one goes through the hole in the bag container and to the door and inside.\015\012One goes to the bottom of the bag container.\015\012The last one goes to...I ca ... Electrolux Vacuums

I have a central vacuum system. When I disconnect the hose from a wall outlet the central canister does not shut down dispite my turning off the vacuum at the handle of the hose. The only way I can get the system to shut down is to pull the plug at the canister. What gives? Rob

What I'm hearing is the canister(Not the Powerhead) portion of the unit is running all the time unless you unplug it. this problem could be caused by a short in one of your low voltage lines running through the house. To determine that just unplug on ... Vacuums

My dyson DC24 makes a loud noise when turned on. The air flow seems to be going out another another end on the vaccum kind of by the on switch.

Hi there,I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty with your DC24. If the relief valve is activating, you may have a blockage somewhere in the machine, and the filters may also need a wash.To locate and remove any blockages, please f ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

I recently purchased a house with a Filter Queen Central cleaning system model FQ-7500. My problem is that instead of sucking air it blows the air out. How do I reverse the air flow?

Never seen this model but it is on of two things,the hose is hooked up wrong or the motor is either switched in reverse or the motor has been reversed with wire leads ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

I was using my easy flow central vacuum, and shut it off. When I went to start it up again 5 min later, it would not turn on. I emptied out the filter, and reset the switch. When the reset button was pushed, it started up the vacuum, but the vacuum was not turned on in the house. It can only be turned on from in the garage and not on the actual hose. What is going on?

... Easy Flo EF2300 Central System Vacuum

No Suction I get great suction in the hose, but when I plug the hose back into the unit, there is no suction and the air flow indicator line goes completely red. I've changed the bag and filters. I took the small panel off the back and made sure there is no clog, and took the hose off to make sure there was no clog there. Still no suction. Please help.

I about to say that's always a clog of some sort that causes that ... Miele S7210 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have an Aerus Guardian canister vacuum with a clogged hose. The tiny stuffed animal toy is lodged right below where the swivel handle meets the hose. Switching the air flow does not dislodge it. I would like to remove the handle from the hose. Any suggestions?

Consider this. If your vacuum is still under warranty, removing the hose will void the warranty on the hose. I strongly recommend calling an authorized dealer/consultant.\012Although it may seem to be fairly simple to remove the handle, there ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum


Could be the board in the handle but I found that a lot of the times the contacts where the handle meets the hose just need to be cleaned. It could also be a clogged hose but I'd say it's one of the other two. ... Electrolux Vacuums

Kenmore 21875 One day it's working fine. Next day, it won't turn on. When I attach the hose to another vacuum cleaner, it runs. Is there a reset button on the canister? Could it be the receptacle is bad? My Kenmore Progressive won't turn on today either -but was fine last week. I cleaned the filters checked for blocked air, tried a different outlet and no luck. I'll check the pins on the connections and see if one of them is not matching up or appears worn.

Give the prongs a wiggle and see if there is any play in them.Might just be a plug end. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

No suction I have new belts. Everything is clean. No clogs. When I turn it on it smells like rubber , the brush doesnt spin. Everything seems to be free flowing.. Roller brush isnt stuck on the ends. Took off hose to make sure no clogs anywhere. There is not even suction thru the hose with the handle in upright position.

Generally, the problem is that the belt is not running the brushes.  This is caused by one of the following:\015\012\015\012\015\012beater brush is jammed.  This is either an object stuck in the brush or im ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Our Easy-Flo built in vacuum system will not turn off, even when the hose is disconnected. We have to turn it off manually. Could it be a short in one of the wall outlets causing this?

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My vacuum is not working after cleaning a lot of dust. It starts w/o the hose but when i plug the hose it turns off on its own

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I have an old Shop Vac model 3331.5. This is a 12 gallon 1.5 hight peak shop vac with a detachable blower. After many years I decided to use the blower feature, but have lost the lost the manual. Question; how do I attach the hoses to the blower? The motor has that cap on it the direct the flow of air in one direction and the wide hoses do not fit over it. I may be missing a part, but I would think the directional cap would have to come off anyway.

Remove the cap that directs the air and insert the hose in there. ... Vacuums

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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. \015\012\015\012Here is a link that can assist you in your quest for the missing suction: \015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Flex hand held vacuum. It turns on, the motor works, air is blowing out of the side vent very forcefully, but it is not picking up anything with the hose - no suction at all. My hose does not seem to be clogged.

No the hose,, check the filter and compartment behind the filter.. Note if there is air passing through the filter,, or being sucked through it.. If not chances are the extractor fan inside the machine may have broken ou will need to open it up and r ... Black & Decker CHV9600 Handheld Vacuum

Eureka 4467AV overheats and shuts down after about 3 or 4 minutes of operation. I pulled all the filters to assure no blocked air flow. I assume the motor is not getting enough cooling air but i can't figure out why. checked bag for blockages as well as hoses. could the thermal protection have gone bad?

... Eureka 4467AV Upright Vacuum

I have a Kenmore canister vacuum - model 25614506. Some time ago, I was not able to turn the vacuum off with the on/off switch, but could still use the vacuum. Turned if off/on by pulling the plug. The other day when I went to plug it in, I heard a pop. Now the sweeper runs but the vacuum cleaner does not **** - no air flow. What could be the problem. The cleaner is only 4 years old.

The motor has an inline fuse ... Kenmore 25614 / 25615 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum
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