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Motor will not start on hp vacuflo system

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We just installed a Hoover central vacuum system. As soon as we plug it in the system starts even if the switch is off. If we disconnect the wire the system goes off. What did we do wrong?

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I have a dyson canniter stow away vacuum. i've had it for 2 years and it just started having a problem. when i turn it on the motor starts just fine but the vacuum head does not turn on. Yet when i push it forward it trys to start and turns on for a second and turn off - almost like the connector isn't connecting the hose to the head very well anymore.

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Brushes in motor are arcing badly and motor only occasionally will start. How do i remove the motor brushes for replacement. (from the green plastic case)

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Clarke Instructions helo there. on the front brush head assembly the actuator motor that lifts the brushes up and down from the floor has a sleave and a finger that turns the motors on and off. when the head is lowered it comes on and brought back up it turns them off. this assembly controls when the pads start to spin and also determins the downward pressure of the pads affecting the cutting and or cleaning pressure onto the floor. how do i adjust the height at which the motors turn on?? t

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