Having problems with your Electrolux Centralux Vacuum ?

Centralux - unit will operate for 10-15 minutes then shut down. We hit the reset button, unit operates for 20 minutes then shut down again. Had customer svc stop by, they checked the hose, filter, no clogs, etc. ANy ideas


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Check the screen. It's located underneath the motor. You can see if it's clogged by removing the filter and with a flashlight look up at the bottom of the motor. If it is clogged, the easiest way to clean it is unplug the vacuum, disconnect the two motor wires and remove the three nuts to get the motor out. Keep track of the washers (2 metal and 2 rubber on each post). Remove and clean screen. If you don't already have the new BLUE filters, get two new filters, because if there is stuff on the screen the filters aren't doing there job. I recommend you check the screen once a year from underneath the filter. Clean if necessary.
Hello,

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The machine shuts down for safety measures. The machine is overheating, if it doesn't shut down, it may cause fire or the unit might totally break down. You need to have the unit opened up and have the motor checked. Overheating means that the motor is not running efficiently.

I hope this helps. Thanks and good day.
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