Having problems with your Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum ?

The plugin indicator light is on and the unit won't run but the powerhead will. Is the motor bad?


Answers :

The motor could be bad. Sometimes the carbon brushes will get stuck from the fine dust buildup over the years and will loose connection with the comutator. Take the vac to your Aerus/Electrolux dealer/shop for repair.
\015\012Joe
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