Having problems with your Sebo X4 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My Sebo X4 does not power up, it worked fine the day before but now there's no power. What could be the problem?


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Most likely is a break in the electric flex. This can be internal, and completely invisible from the outside. Alternatively, the cable may be visibly damaged so check it carefully. Internal damage usually occurs at the extremities of the flex, where it leaves the plug or where it enters the machine, it's hard to detect without suitable testing equipment, although simply moving the flex around (with power switched on) will sometimes locate the problem. Depending on your wish or ability to deal with this yourself, there are several solutions. Of course, if the fault is at the plug end, the old plug can be cut off and a new one fitted. If the fault is at the machine end, the handle can be re-wired but the usual solution is to fit a new handle (complete with flex). This is more expensive in material terms but works out cheaper than a re-wire when labour costs are added (there's no labour in fitting a new handle, but re-wiring a handle takes time). If this doesn't help, please post a further comment, indicating how confident you feel about taking the machine apart, and we'll consider other options. Good luck!
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