Having problems with your Easy Flo EF1500 Vacuum ?

I have an easy flo vacuum model # 199C and it won't shut off. It started out as an intermitent problem but now will not shut off when the hose is unplugged, nor when the off/on switch on the main unit is shut off. the only way to get the motor to stop running is to unplug the unit. Any ideas?


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Just had this same problem. I unplugged the low voltage signal wires and the vacuum stayed on. Thus eliminating the possibility of the signal wires shorting out somewhere. I'm not really sure which wire(s) were causing the problem. But when I disassembled the top housing to expose the motor and wiring it seemed to work just fine. My theory is that the heat of the motor caused the insulation on a wire to melt which was then shorting somewhere inside the housing. I suggest removing the motor housing before buying any parts or calling easy-flo. If you're lucky like me then your vacuum should be running again in a matter of minutes.
Remove the low voltage wires (top left) if the vac unit still runs the problem is with vacuum
if the Vac stops running then there is problem with the low voltage wires in the home possible short some where in the system Chech the inlet doors first. Easy Flo vacuums have a lifetime warranty call 1800 easy Flo.
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