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Intermittent Power to Powermate
\015 When vacuuming, if I hold the handle to one side, it provides power to the powermate portion. If I don't do this the power is intermittent to the powermate portion. Looking at the schematic, I assume there's a problem with the lead wire - but what's the best way to confirm/fix this?\015
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Intermittent Power to Powermate
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Can you tell me if Powermate Power Brush attachments are all the same for all the Sears Powermate Cannister vacuums. That is, would one power brush attachment on a Model 116.56512690 fit one that is Model 116-22512202? Are the connecting ports all the same size?Thanks for your help.
I think your confusing model #s ,as the 116. 22512202 is the canister model number and the model number of the powerbrush attch would be 116.52512202,but to answer your ? no it depends on which wand your useing that determans which one you can use ... Kenmore 22812 Bagged Canister Vacuum
We have a Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner 25614504. It has in intermittant light and power flicker in the power mate unit as it is moving over the floor. This behavior can be simulated by jiggling the power cord where it eners the power mate. I do not know how to enter the power mate to see if there is a loose wire.
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No power. I was getting intermittent power with my miele s558 midsize canister, but it was predicated with me fiddling with the retractable cord to get it to come on and then not move the canister while I was vacuuming. Now I can get no power. I have taken it apart and can see no issues with connectors, cord, casings, etc. It all looks fine. It is about 5 years old and I have had no problems with it.
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Kenmore Powermate power head not working
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When using the vacuum (25812) with the powermate, the power shuts off - now it just stays off. The PM Jr. works.. could this be a problem with the wand rather than the powermate unit?
Check your lower and upper wand connects for pinkish or blackened evidence of burning. All connections should be shiny clean brass. Polish with wet dry # 600 paper or a scotch abrasive dish pad. If the junior runs, with its tighter, clean ... Kenmore 25812 / 25813 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum
My electrolux Epic 6500 power nozzle Model N109J will not work. It had an intermittent short which I thought I fixed (some of the insulation on the wires were pinched). I fixed the wires and it worked intermittently for an hour then shut down completely. Could the reset switch have a short? When I press the switch nothing happens.
The switch is definitely a possibility, but other problems can also cause this.\015\012Bad switch, needs replaced.\015\012Broken wiring in power nozzle, wands, hose, or canister.\015\012Bad PN motor.\015\012\015\012I str ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum
HI, I have a Kenmore 25813 and it seems like there is an intermittent short. When I have the extension wand on and the power floor attachment on, when it rotate the wand the light cuts out and so does the power floor attachment, when I twist it back it comes on again. I don't have this problem if I remove the wand and just use the crevice tool with the hose. Any idea where the short might be and can I fix it myself? Thanks. Gary
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The power goes off and on when using my vacuum. When I push my vacuum forward, intermittently it loses power.
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Power nozzle works intermittently
The pin connection from the lower handle tube to the power nozzle are not making good contact. It is new, so i would have warranty service performed. ... Vacuums
Power won't turn off to powermate unit.
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Kirby G5 intermittent power
I would say that it is a short in the power cord. \015\012\015\012Try my troubleshooting guide. It helps with do-it-yourself Kirby repairs. You'll also find links to directions, parts (cords too!!) and free repair guides! ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Blue Moon Miele power head stops intermittantly
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Power head and wand connection is intermittent.
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Power head just quits intermittently, red lights flash on
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Intermittent Power brush
Dirt gets inside and causes an intermitten problem on the hose where it connects with the canister there is a plastic cover where the three pins stick out. on the cover are two tabs on either side. press both tabs together and CAREFULLY pull cover of ... Kenmore 22812 Bagged Canister Vacuum
I am trying to disassemble a Kenmore Powermate vacuum head in order to access the power head belt.
Squeeze the sides of the lamp cover, and it will snap off. then you will see 2 screws under where it was the rest is obvious ... Vacuums
The power head has developed an intermittent, but frequent, electrical short. Is there an easy way to assess where? Or is this a matter for a repair shop.
Greetings,\015\012\015\012A majority of the time when this happens, it's caused by the hose having a short in it. You'll need to first identify what the source of the short it. To do this, turn the power brush on, and then swivel the h ... Kenmore 23812 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
I HAVE YOUR UNIT MODEL CD1493. THE POWER CORD PLUGS INTO THE BACK OF THE UNIT OK,BUT, IT A VERY WIGGLY CONNECTION. AS A RESULT THE UNIT OPERATES VERY INTERMITTENTLY. WHAT CAN I DO.
Hi,\012Try to spred the pins slightly so that they hold the plug more tightly...otherwise the only thing to do is to try and buy a replacement cord...\012\012heatman101 ... Vacuums
SubBrand name 'Exmork', 5 Kw Sine wave inverter Intermittently, breaks into a spurious mode which causes it to draw excessive current while the output waveform becomes seriously corrupted with severe transient spikes close to the crossover point. We have available oscilloscope images showing the problem graphically. We have four of these inverters out in the field, and they all exhibit the problem from time to time. The fault has precipitated failures in the Power-board module in two units
Had similar problems with my inverters a while back tried to sort it out myself all to no avail. Eventually found out it was a problem from the manufacturers and all that were produced had the same fault. Had to change my brand to Su-Kam inverters. I ... Vacuums
Kirby intermittent power, sparks near foot switch, how do you remove switch? Coud just be a loose connections?
Lay handle down toward floor and remove case top screws and replace the switch you'll be money ahead ... Vacuums
The vacuum will loose power intermittently during use and want re-start
A very common problem i have found, often caused by over heating, check for any blockages as well as cleaning or replacing the filters, if the problem continues you may need to replace the motor. Good Luck. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
We have a Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner. the carpet cleaning attachment, I think is called the power mate has a beater that is intermittently working now
Contrary to your advice, the nozzel cannot be connected directly to the powerhead--the female openings are set closer together in the nozzel than the male plugs in the powerhead. ... Kenmore 23812 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum