Having problems with your Electrolux Epic 3500 Vacuum ?

The brush isn't turning after eating a sock. Is there a circuit braker if the lower motor is overloaded? If so where is located?


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On the rear of the power nozzle, there should be a small red button. This is the circuit breaker. Press it with the power turned off. Sometimes you have to really push it hard. If it won't reset, they can be purchased from an Electrolux service center and pollibly at a Radio Shack. It's a standard breaker. Installation is simply 2 wires, either screwed or soldered, depending on the factory that built it. The cost is around $10. To have Electrolux intall it, add another $30-$50 for labor.
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