Having problems with your Electrolux Vacuums ?

Just given what looks like a brand new Electrolux Epic 6500 series canister vacuum. I have plugged it in, there is a bag but it won't turn on. Is there something I have missed??


Answers :

The Epic 6500 was actually manufactured in 1992 so in no way can be considered brand new.
\015\012First, make sure the plug symbol beside the dial is lit. This indicates the vacuum is getting power. If it doesn't light, there's a problem with the cord or the connections.
\015\012Second, turn dial on top of the vacuum so the smallest dot lines up with the arrow. This will allow for vacuuming finer dust for longer periods of time.
\015\012Third, check the afterfilter on the back of the machine. You do this by pressing the tab on the base of the tool caddy (in back) and lifting off. If the filter is dirty it needs replaced, or at least removed. Try the vacuum.
\015\0124. Detach hose from the vacuum and turn on. If it does, hold palm of hand over hole. If it shuts off, the control valve assembly is bad and needs replaced. The tubes connected to it will probably need cleaned. For this, It will need to be taken to an authorized Aerus Electrolux store for repair.
\015\012There are a few other things that could cause the vacuum to not run. See the following page for more information:
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