Having problems with your Numatic Henry Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

Electrical smell, before drop in suction that comes and goes. Working fine till then, happened after I changed from a full bag to empty one. It seems that the motor might have packed up, but why so suddenly? Can it be repaired, as suctionwas v. good till now. Thankyou.


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As above, most likely the motor brushes. They cost around 14 plus vat and take 30 mins to fit
A strong "electrical" smell indicates that the motor is burning out. The cause is possibly worn down brushes resulting in the brush holder/s rubbing against the armature. The motor can be replaced, but I'm not sure what the price would be for parts and labor. You may be better off getting a new one
\015\012You can take it to a shop to have it checked to make sure.
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