Having problems with your Easy Flo EF1400 Central System 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?


Answers :

Some models have an on/off switch on the power unit itself. This switch is used to turn your power unit on when you are right at the machine.
\015\012 If there is no switch on the power unit, unplug your power unit from the wall socket, look for two low voltage wires coming out of the power unit. These two low voltage wires are usually either attached with terminals or are tied to two wires coming out with plastic screw on wire caps. Disconnect the 2 low voltage wires. Plug your power unit back in. If the power unit does not come back on then yes, the problem is most likely a short in the outlet wiring. If the power unit still comes on with the 2 low voltage wires unattached, then the problem is in the internal circuitry of the power unit, usually a relay or some units have a circuit board with relay, circuit breaker and other components on it. The relay or circuit board will have to be replaced.
\015\012 It's a little difficult to check for a short if you have multiple outlets, but if you've recently done some renovations you might start checking in that area.
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