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Plugging 110 volt vacuum into a 220 volt circuit
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My vacuum stopped working and tripped a circuit breaker in my apartment. I plugged it into a circuit with higher amperage, and the circuit tripped after the vacuum ran for a few seconds then a bit of smoke puffed out of it. I assume the motor is burned out. Can I repair this? Considering buying a refurbished one for around $70 - which is probably less than round trip shipping back to the manufacturer (this is way out of warranty).
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I have an Eureka Express canister vacuum - I believe it's model 8284 - that just stopped working. Plug it in, turn it on, and absolutely nothing happens. I took it to the local sew and vac place and they say it's a circuit board that is no longer available. I've looked at all the parts lists and diagrams for that vacuum and I would swear there isn't a circuit board there. (I wouldn't have even thought that in 1989 they would have used circuits.) In any case, I absolutely love this machine a
Given the age of the machine weighed against you fondness for it, unless you can find a fault with either the switch or the cord, there is little else that can be done. With time the electrical lead can break down and one o ... Electrolux Vacuums
Miele Blue moon vacuum motor surging on and off and power light flashing. After many surges of the motor (on->off->on-> off etc), the motor no longer attempting to start as ferquently ie. now off for many seconds and may turn on for 1 second.. sometimes stops turming on and just power light flashes. There is also no voltage at the plug for the hose for the power head. I noticed that the vacuum first started having probs when hair was caught in the power head and the ovetrheating light went on
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My Sanitaire Commercial vacuum SC5815 A-2 does not turn on. It is quite new and seems to be "totally dead." Serial number: 0632005978 It is firmly plugged in, I have tried numerous electrical outlets, and I have tried the on-off switch numerous times. I wonder if there is a simple circuit breaker switch somewhere on the vacuum that I could switch without going to a repair shop? Or, I wonder if some latch is loose that shuts off the current, but I have checked the latches and they are clo
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The power brush floor rug attachment on my Eureka 6997 A Oxygen Canister Vacuum goes on an off as I use it. I replaced the The power cord from the handle has 2 plug in connections: 1 at the handle / upper wand 1 at the lower wand top of the power brush attachment I replaced the entire wand assembly and it worked great for a year or so and now it's doing the same thing again. I was told to keep the power switch on the handle set to off when connecting the power brush attachment or it will bu
This is from the prongs not making a good connection causing an arch inside the plugg causing what looks like rust on the plugg. I would try snugging up the connection by squeezing the female section to get a better connection on the prongs when it i ... Vacuums
My Kenmore canaster vacuum Mod# 116.25513506 runs continously when plugged in regardless of the on/off hand controlled switch.. Disconnecting the switch located on the hose assembly has no affect of the continous vacuum operation. What component in the electric motor circuit is at fault and what would be the cost of repair?
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Our unit is 7024A Electrolux Oxygen 3 - it seems to work great but suddenly, the head or 'power brush' or whatever it is called - has died. I checked by removing the hose and plugging it directly into the body, but it is still dead. Without that motorized head working, the vacuum is useless. Is it worth replacing? The unit is only about 1 year old and has seen light use only. Very frustrating, since it was the most expensive unit in the store:(
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I cannot charge my two year old electrolux pronto. I purchased a brand new hand held vacuum for it, but even the new one does not charge. When I plug in the cord nothing happens. If I turn on either the long handle or the portable unit within the long unit, the blue charging light comes on for a few seconds, then out. This tells me that the circuit is intact without a broken wire somewhere. I took it all apart carefully and could see nothing broken or out of place. On re-constructing it, it
It must be the charging transformer. We have already ruled out the vacuum unit. Unfortunately the transformer is not a serviceable part, and will need to be replaced. ... Electrolux Pronto 2-In-1 Stick/Hand Vacuum - Cayenne
I need the circuit diagram with complete details of sanyo duel tube rechargable emergency light in witch 6 volt battery and 1 foot tube rods are used
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We have a 2001 Kirby G vacuum. The cleaning lady was using it in one room, then brought it to another room and plugged it into another receptacle. It wouldn't start. Naturally we tried other outlets on other circuits without success. Is a switch or motor demise this abrupt? Is it worth pursuing repair?
Hi,Such an abrupt fault is more than likely a very simple fault, such as a loose wire or damaged electrical cord or a faulty switch. I would most certainly check or have these components checked before purchasing a new machine. They should be r ... Vacuums
I have a Kenmore central vacuum cleaner model number c107 34601. We have emptied the bucket and shaken the filter out to clean it. There is a filter that is filthy so we shook it out into a bag but the cleaner still seems to not have great suction. I notice there is a similar cap to the outlets I plug the central vac hose into on the unit itself that doesn't power the nozzle when used. 1 - what is this for? 2 - Should I somehow remove the entire filter and if so - can you tell me step by step ho
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I got an new durabarnd canister with retractable cord vacuum cleaner 1 month back.One day when I was usinfg it, it just gave me a chirp sound and went off.Since then When I try to plug it in, it doest not start.I need a solution for it.Please advise
Buy a new one u tight **** we now live in a throw away world not many things these days are fixable things are exspecially designed so me throw them =away and go buy a new one ... Vacuums
Vacuum cleaner We have a panasonic MC-E47electronic which seems dead. It has a speed control which we nearly always had on full anyway. Have tested continuity through plug, flex and on/off switch and all OK. from then is open circuit through speed control which consist of slide rheostat and mystery small green box (2cm x 2cm x 1cm approx). Across motor there is negligable resistance. Machine is quite old and not worth paying out loads on poarts if it is safe to bypass speed control and connect
Yes it is safe, but i would make a switch? ... Vacuums
We have an electrolux Vacuume & the lower hard part that plugs into the power nozzle does not stay in. Cay U sendf us 1 new peice and a price on new bags & filters. Thanking U in advance. Mrs. B. Wells. Pls. reply to [email protected]
It costs around $5 to replace it u can get it in ebay too ... Electrolux Vacuums
Every time we plug in the vaccum hose into the wall recepticle the vaacuum turns on for half a second and then blows the circuit breaker. This just started a few days ago. We tried replacing the 20 am
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The last time the vacuum cleaner was used the outlet sparked causing it to smoke when turning on vacuum cleaner. I replaced the outlet and plugged it in and things seemed o.k. Today I turned on the vacuum, it stayed on for a mili second and went off. I checked the switch on the vacuum and it showed voltage coming and going, but would not turn on again. I checked all the wires in the area of the switch all seemed o.k. I thought maybe there might be a short in the cord. When I went to plug
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I have a Kenmore canister vacuum - model 25614506. Some time ago, I was not able to turn the vacuum off with the on/off switch, but could still use the vacuum. Turned if off/on by pulling the plug. The other day when I went to plug it in, I heard a pop. Now the sweeper runs but the vacuum cleaner does not **** - no air flow. What could be the problem. The cleaner is only 4 years old.
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Dyson DC23 Vacuum shut off and came on. Thought it was a problem at the electrical outlet as when moving plug it would come on again. Seen canister was full, emptied it and cyclone was quite plugged up so poked out the dirt. Had dog hairs in it as well as some ashes I had just vacuumed. Plugged unit in again and pressed switch. Will not come on. Tried another outlet. Is there a reset button somewhere or could the ashes have seized the motor. What can I try besides taking it to a repair sho
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I was vacuuming with an attachment, the vacuum began to loose suction and the hose collapsed, then the vacuum stopped running. I have turned it off and continue to plug it in off and on, using different plugs. It will not turn back on.
Hi there VacuumGuru for www.vacuumspot.com.au here. You have got yourself a blockage in the hose is all. The reason it wont turn on is because that machine has a thermal cut o ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Vacuum dead I have oreck XLx2 bagged upright - the belt ,plug and cord have been replaced - has been working great - now went to plug it in and it does not work - the light goes on in the on/off switch so power is working but vacuum is dead - any suggestions
If the cord coming from the bottom up to the handle is loose, and is a plug, push it in. If that doesn't help. then could be a problem with the motor. One other thing to check is inside the handle, maybe a wire came loose. ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
On my Air Vac model AV425A Central Vacuum System, I discovered the circuit breaker opened. When I close it, the vacuum motor goes on. It doesn't matter which position the on/off switch is on, it runs until I open the circuit breaker again.
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Hoover EmPower 4600 keeps blowing circuit breaker. The number of outlets in the house that will allow me to run the vacuum is dropping quickly. It is a 4 year old house and all the circuit breakers are 20 amps. The vacuum only has a 12 amp motor. I am at a loss to solve this problem.
Take it to a friends house and plug it in if it does the same thing then the problem is in the vacuum cleaner.check your cord and see if there are anny cuts in it.you can open the breaker box then plug in the vacuum and watch the breaker box.you migh ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Clogged vacuum Rather stupidly, my boyfriend 1) were vacuuming without a bag and 2) vacuumed up a big piece of cotton from a sofa cushion. And now it's making a horrible noise and I see it vibrating where the tube connects to the machine. When you look inside there's a white thing sticking out but it looks like it's part of the vacuum. If it's a clog, how do you fix it? I tried unscrewing the tray the bag sits in but it won't budge.
You can start by taking off the bottom plate or top cover, which ever comes off, that is where the inlet starts going in and hopefully the clog is there. Could be in the hose also. But without the complete model number I can't look it up to see a p ... Kenmore 31912 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum