Having problems with your Electrolux Lux 5500 Canister Vacuum ?
Vacuum shuts off
\015 When turning on vacuum with out hose it is fine, put the hose on and it shuts off and the change bag indicacater comes on. If I turn on the vacuume with out the hose it will stay on untill I put my hand over the hole used to connect the hose. I've changed the bag 3 times and replaced the filter. There is no clog what so ever. Help\015
If you want to fix this problem gently pry up the air flow control knob and look down at the plastic hose connected below the control valve. insert a small screwdriver and push off the hose from the valve. this disconnects the bag full indicator but will let the vacuum operate normally at full vacuum. you will change the bag when suction gets low. this will save you at least $100 repair bill.
Could be the vacuum cleaner is incorrectly detecting a restriction, what is the pickup like? If the "pull" from the end of the hose is good I'd suspect a faulty sensor.
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