Having problems with your Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Sebo Automatic X1 vacuum 'check brush' light on

\015 Light comes on only while vacuuming hardwood floor. On carpeting, it is fine. I took this to my local repair shop and they serviced it and said it was fine - but clearly it is not. \015\012Suction seems okay - but not as good as when it was new. Vacuum is only approx. 4 1/2 years old. Has been great for picking up dog fur and dirt that gets tracked in from outside. (farm)\015\012\015\012I have replaced bags, filters, etc. Light comes on more when turning than when vacuuming in a straight line, but always comes on within just a minute or two of starting.\015

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I work in a Sebo agency, where we sell and repair Sebos - although they're so reliable we don't get that many to repair.  What's "automatic" about this machine is that it automatically adjusts the brush height so that it's ideal for whatever floor it's on.  It does that by sensing the amount of drag on the brush.  On a wood floor, there's much less drag than on a carpet, so the machine lowers the brush as far as possible to get the optimum drag.  After a while (4 1/2 years in your case) the brush has worn so far that the machine can no longer get it down low enough to brush the floor effectively. That's why the light comes on.  There's still plenty of bristle to do a good job on carpet but, if you want to do the best job on your wood floors too, you need a new brush roller.  Change the brush roller, and you'll probably feel the suction's improved too!\015\012
\015\012Any questions, just post a comment and I'll help if I can.  I value your feedback so please remember to rate this response.\015\012
\015\012Good luck!
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