Having problems with your Bosch BUC11700UC Cyclone Jet Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Replace on/off power switch for BUC11700UC vacuum cleaner

\015 I am not able to remove the covers which enclose the switch. Can anyone help me\015

Answers :

Bryanv

Thank you for and excellent solution. I have several suggestions:

1)\015\012After removing the 11 screws as directed, I was unable to remove the\015\012handle. However, I was able to sneak in and remove the one screw that\015\012holds the top front thingy. I should warn you that it is easy to break\015\012the tab at the switch end of the front thingy. It was zip wired to the\015\012handle. (How do I know, I'll let you guess:-)

2) I would\015\012recommend re-soldering the wires to the new switch. They are already\015\012tinned and take up much less room than push on connectors.

3) Finally, be sure to use insulating shrink tubing. Put it on before soldering. Duh!
I had the same problem. I ordered a new switch from a local appliance place part#417915 (also try 54542), but it can be found on-line for ~$2+shipping. There are 11 screws to remove. Remove all nine screws that hold on the back of the handle (be sure and get the two under the attachment holder). Remove the two screw from the front that hold the top dirt canister retaining bracket. Once you have the back of the handle off, you can remove the single screw at the top of the handle that holds on the top front where the switch is. The front will then 'snap' off.
The wires are soldered to the switch, and there is absolutely no slack in the wires, so I don't recommend that you cut them. Be very careful with the new switch, since the tabs on back can break off very easily if bent too much (speaking from experience). You might also want to order, and keep and extra switch, around for the next time you need to replace it (it will wear out again).
Instead of soldering the wires to the switch you might want to try using some push on female spade connectors (small), but be sure they are insulated. This will make the next replacement much easier.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Bosch BUC11700UC Cyclone Jet Bagless Upright Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Replace on/off switch on rainbow D3 vacuum - Rainbow D3 Canister Vacuum Cleaner Power Nozzle Reset Switch Vac Cleaner Power Nozzle Reset Switch


... Rainbow D3 Canister Vacuum Cleaner Power Nozzle Reset Switch Vac Cleaner Power Nozzle Reset Switch

Replace on/off power switch for BUC11700UC vacuum cleaner


BryanvThank you for and excellent solution. I have several suggestions:1)\015\012After removing the 11 screws as directed, I was unable to remove the\015\012handle. However, I was able to sneak in and remove the one screw that ... Bosch BUC11700UC Cyclone Jet Bagless Upright Vacuum

Royal vacuum cleaner model 4600 wiring diagram I have a Royal Vacumm Power Tank Model 4600. I replaced the switch (6 wire - 3 position) that is on the tank. One side of the switch control just the blower. The other side control the blower and the POWER head - wand with a variable control speed. The middkle position is off. After I installed the swith, the power head - wand is powered in either position. There are three wires comming out of the wand: White, Red and Black. I guess I wired somethin


... Vacuums

Power Switch How do I get the power switch out to replace it? I have a D4C model. Rainbow/Rexair. Is there a place where I can get a parts breakdown of the vacuum cleaner? Steve


This is not that hard:1. - remove gasket (it is glued so you may end up damaging it)2. - remove 4 screws holding baffle 3. - under it yo ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry 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

The last time the vacuum cleaner was used the outlet sparked causing it to smoke when turning on vacuum cleaner. I replaced the outlet and plugged it in and things seemed o.k. Today I turned on the vacuum, it stayed on for a mili second and went off. I checked the switch on the vacuum and it showed voltage coming and going, but would not turn on again. I checked all the wires in the area of the switch all seemed o.k. I thought maybe there might be a short in the cord. When I went to plug


... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby Vacuum Hi Bruce, In my opinion, yes the Kirby would be worth it, as long as you are not replacing the motor. The switch would be the most expensive part besides the motor that would need to be replaced. The switch costs USD 49.99, the cord is roughly $39.99, and the carbon brushes are $29.99. I can easily walk you through any of these repairs should you need help. Kirby's are great vacuum cleaners, that usually last 30+ years. Brand new these machines sell in the US for $1600 or more,


You can get better prices from Goodvac.com ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright 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

The switch on our Hoover Windtunnel vacuum cleaner is not working. I have located the replacement part on your website...part#Ho-28161067, I've removed the wires from the switch. Is there any trick to actually removing and replacing the switch itself? It seems to be in there rather tight.


No, follow the directions to replacing the switch and you should be good. if you got the kit then splice the wires and replace them with the wires profied and the wire nuts, you should be good. ... Vacuums

Kirby vacuum I have a G 6 kirby vacuum. The power cord has been checked and has continutity and replaced the power switch and the vacuum will still not run


There are 2 safety switchs, one on the front that the nozzle activates, and one on the side that the bag asembly activates. The motor brushes and/or armature maybe bad. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Replacing the power switch of the Eureka The Boss 4870 vacuum


Its actually just held in place with two small plastic clips. so just gently start pulling the plastic housing up. it will pop off with some force. not so much that you break anything however. but there are no screws or anything. to get it back ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

A family member recently gave me their Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner (model 35821) and I did not notice that the power cord was missing at first. I tried to look closely at the manual online to see if this was something I would be able to purchase or if the vacuum was no longer any good. Do you happen to know if there is a replacement part for the actual power cord for this item?


Any power cord 17 gauge or lower will work ... Vacuums

110-220V Dear Sir, I purchased a kirby sentria vacuum cleaner from ebau two weeks ago. I currently resid in the UAE with 220V power. My maid has plugged the vacuum to work with it unaware of the voltage difference, a terrble noise as mentioned came from the cleaner as well as a smell. She unlugged it and stopped t from operating. Can you please let me know how can i assess the damage? If this model has a switch from 110 to 220V IS there a solution with transfromer or motor to make it work? Thank


You may have burnt up the motor field when it was plugged into a 220V power source. But there are drop down transformers you can get to reduce the voltage form 210 to 110. AS Radio Shack or similar store would have them. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Replace power lead on panasonic vacuum cleaner MCE 468


Generally, there are 'hidden' screws which are found under plastic plugs. Look for them. You may also find some screws on the opposite side of the plate holding the lead. Finally, sometimes the plate will slide up or down from its fixed position. ... Vacuums

Vacuum dead I have oreck XLx2 bagged upright - the belt ,plug and cord have been replaced - has been working great - now went to plug it in and it does not work - the light goes on in the on/off switch so power is working but vacuum is dead - any suggestions


If the cord coming from the bottom up to the handle is loose, and is a plug, push it in. If that doesn't help. then could be a problem with the motor. One other thing to check is inside the handle, maybe a wire came loose. ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

How to dismantle a Miele S 5980 vacuum cleaner. The RESET switch has fallen in and I can't remove the plastic panel to replace it. Neither can I remove the cleaner body to get in from beneath. I have removed 2 screws from the front of the barrel (nozzle end), one screw centre front, two screws towards rear, but there seems to be something else holding the housing together. [email protected]


... Miele Vacuums

My Vacuum just stop working. I was cleaning my car carpets when it just went off. I tough it got disconnected from the outlet (power supply). The vacuum was connected and it is like when a fuse go bad, just like that it won't turn on anymore. Is there a switch that needs to be reset or a fuse to be replace? How do you do it?? Thanks


There is not any of that. Buy a new one ... Hoover Empower Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a power drive baggless vacuum cleaner...it runs well, but suddenly it seems to have lost most of the suction coming through the hose and floor area. When I remove the dirt container, the suction below it seems strong. I have had it to repair twice--they have tuned it up and replaced all filters and belt. It still does not pick up well when I vacuum or use the hose. Can you help ?


There is something stopping it up,you will have to dissasemble the unit to find the blockage,this is the most likely problem. ... Hoover U6660-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

Wiring the switch for a kenmore vacuum cleaner I need to know where teh different colored wires go. It had a short in it so I replaced the plug but think I wired it incorrectly. Its a Whispertone 300 model 116.28612790 The canister works but the beater bar doesn't.( it worked before a rewired the switch. Thanks


... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have an electrolux twin clean cyclonic vacuum cleaner (blue) that turned itself off. I've waited over half an hour an turned it back on. All that happens is the red filter light and the power flash. I have cleaned all filters and replaced them. The vacuum is only 5 months old.


... Electrolux Vacuums

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

Power Issue Hi...my Miele vacuum cleaner (S314) will not turn on, unless I lean it on its side (the side that the power switch is on). I took it apart and the wires are all well attached, and I do not see any issues with the connectors. Is this a common problem with an easy fix? Thanks! Todd


Could be the cord reel causing the problem. Sometimes the contacks on the inside of the reel loose contact and won't conduct. If this is the problem, then you will have to replace the reel cord asm. Part # 06777540, may cost about $150 approx. ... 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.


... Sanyo Vacuums

I have a Kirby Dual Sanitronic '50' Vacuum Cleaner I bought in 1966. The motor does not start when I attach the belt lifter of the rug nozzle. When I remove the rug nozzle and detach the belt from the motor fan shaft the motor starts when I depress the nozzle switch and the power switch . Seems like the brushes in the motor are worn out. I do not have a manual for this unit. Can you assist me as to what newer unit is this compatible to and the problem I'm having at present??


... Kirby Vacuums

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


... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1206 seconds