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Outlet does not engage unit
\015 Inorder for me to start the unit, I must usually "play" with the hose end to activate the electrical circuit. In most cases, I lift the hose in an upward direction from the floor to start the unit. Sometimes, I must go back and repeat the procedure if I pull on the hose etc. The wall outlet is a flush mounted Beam\015
I would try to remove the inlet from the wall and tighten the screws that the low voltage wires connect to. If that doesn't work I would buy a new inlet. They are very easy to change out and relatively inexpensive. The inlets are readily available online.
Its not your inlet its the wireing in your hose. beam uses really cheap hoses that often go bag i have seen this several times.
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Outlet does not engage unit
I would try to remove the inlet from the wall and tighten the screws that the low voltage wires connect to. If that doesn't work I would buy a new inlet. They are very easy to change out and relatively inexpensive. The inlets are readily available ... Electrolux Central Vacuum
Hooked everything up per directions. I plugged it in to the closest electrical outlet and nothing happened. The lights did not light up, the connected wall control and sensors leds do not light up. It appears the unit doesn't have power. The electrical outlet socket is fine as everything else I plug into it works fine. I have tried every other electrical outlet available. The unit won't power on from any outlet, and all of those outlets run other things, like power tools an refrigerators
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