Having problems with your Eureka CV1804B Bagless Central System Vacuum ?

My Eureka central vacuum of almost 10 years, has a reoccurring problem, of a defective relay on the pc board. The problems is usuallly the motor will not turn off. The pc board has been replace 8 times, of which 3 times were with in the last 4 months.


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Are you taking the machine in to someone? or is this a self diagnosis??
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\012What I mean with those questions is, sometimes it isn't the PC board that is causing the problem. Sometimes it is something else. Even the people that you are getting the PC board should have suggested some other solutions for you.
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\012If the unit does not shut off, do not just go and unplug the electrical. Disconnect the low voltage wire on the side. Just one will do. If the machine shuts off, there may be a problem with the wiring in the house. Believe it or not, we have seen the same problem in a house that had the low voltage wires pinched, and/or over the HOT water pipe.
\012Another time we had found that the homeowner hooked up the wiring of the central vac system to the alarm system (in fairness, it was the same wire that was used for both) and when someone would walk past the motion detectors it would start the vacuum.
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\012Worse comes to worse, you can always if all of the above checks out ok, is try another style of PC board. I know that there are 7 pc boards available for the unit.
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\012Good luck and let me know what you find.
\012Mark
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