Having problems with your Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Shuts off after a few minutes

\015 My Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 starts, runs, then i hear some crackling and the motor shuts off. \302\240the light stays on however. \302\240is there a fuse issue?is there a frayed wire?\015

Answers :

Could be a bad wire, but most likely a motor going bad. If motor you would look at about $90 just for the part.
The same thing happened with my bissell powerforce the motor is burned up and so are the carbon brushes are faulty.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My vacuum cleaner will run for a few minutes and then shuts off. The plug light on the panel blinks. I thought the motor was shut, but after a long time it will turn on again, but again, only for a few minutes and then shuts off again. Any ideas? I bought an Oxygen Ultra a few years ago, but I don't like it nearly as much as the old Epic.


I know nothing about your particular vacuum, but many vacuum cleaners these days have\015\012safety cut out's, which causes the motor to do exactly what you describe. Sadly blockages, faulty switches, over stretched cables, carbon brushes etc c ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

I have a dirt devil upright vision and when I am sweeping it will shut off like it had overheated or something. I will unplug it and let it sit for a few minutes and it will start back up and then after a few minutes shut back off.


Hi Cassidy. You are probably right about the motor overheating. The usual cause for overheating is a clog some where on the bottom of the machine. Check for anything that could be blocking the dirt fro going into the bag. Hope this helps Chris ... Dirt Devil Vacuums

I just got a dirt devil cyclone quick lite for xmas and its wonderful, but in the last three weeks it shuts off by itself after just 10 minutes of vacuuming. I read the manuel and it says it has an automatic shut off when it over heats but 10 minutes? i mean it takes that long just to do one room and I have two floors the indicator on top is always green so I know its not the motor or service but is this the norm with these or is it just mine?


You have to blow out all dust every week,on all vacuums\015\012You really need an air compressor\015\012\015\012Remove the beater brush and clean the hair off end bearings\015\012Your motor is over loaded and circuit breaker i ... Vacuums

Kenmore 26082 Canister Vacuum Shuts off constantly. When Im vaccuuming maybe about 5 minutes later it shuts off. Then give it a few minutes later it turns back on. Whats the problem with this vaccuum


You could have a clog in the hose. Also check your filters, if you haven't changed them in a while, that could be what's suffocating your motor ... Vacuums

Centralux - unit will operate for 10-15 minutes then shut down. We hit the reset button, unit operates for 20 minutes then shut down again. Had customer svc stop by, they checked the hose, filter, no clogs, etc. ANy ideas


Check the screen. It's located underneath the motor. You can see if it's clogged by removing the filter and with a flashlight look up at the bottom of the motor. If it is clogged, the easiest way to clean it is unplug the vacuum, disconnect the two m ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum

The machine shuts off!! will restart after a few minutes, but shuts right off again


... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Acuum shuts down after few minutes but can be restarted but will shut down again


... Hoover U5750-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

Dyson shuts off in 5 minutes, then starts up 2-3 minutes laters w


I think there's a good chance of a clog that you haven't found. On the Dyson it's fairly easy to remove several covers that give you access. From the collection canister is a tube that runs toward the base. At the bottom of the tube you can remove a ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Shark vacuum sweeper will run for 10 minutes and shut off. After it sets for 15 minutes it will run for 10 minutes more.


If it runs on NiCad batteries it probably has programmed batteries which can happen, best solution, get new battery, and use til dead before recharge, every time. ... Vacuums

My eureka optima vacuum shuts off after 5 minutes of use, the brush still spins, but no suction. If I wait 30 minutes, it will work again, for 5 minutes.


... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum

We just purchased a Miele upright s7000. I vacuumed for 5 minutes (literally) and it completely shut down. Waited the suggested 30 minutes for cool down, but nothing happens. Waited another 30 minutes and still nothing. My husband checked for clogs according to the manual but still nothing at all. Is it just a dud?


... Miele Vacuums

My Hoover runs for a few minutes and shuts off.


... Hoover U6426-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

We have a dyson root cyclone and it shuts off after a about 5 minutes of running. Then after about 10 minutes it will run again.


Your description is typical of a machine that's overheating. This is almost always caused by a blockage, as restricted airflow can't keep the motor cool and the automatic cut-out shuts the machine off. It re-sets itself when it's cooled a bit. Check ... Vacuums

Shuts off after a minute or so and comes back on and shuts down in 20 seconds


Sounds like it is over heating do to a dirty filter. Or there is something blocking the air flow in the vacuum.Jim ... Electrolux UltraLux 2000 Bagged Canister Vacuum

It runs for a couple of minutes shuts off then restarts 30 seconds later runs a couple of minutes and does this over and over


Most vacuum motors are protected from overheating by a thermal switch that resets after cooling down. Check for blockage in the hose,\015\012power head or a full bag that would block cooling air from cooling the motor.\015\012\015\ ... Tristar Vacuums

The machine shuts off!! will restart after a few minutes, but shuts right off again...


Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=560313\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012The machine shuts off!! Will restart\015\012Posted by mjzim ... Vacuums

Works intermittenly motor turns off after running for only two minutes, or so. after off for few minutes, will turn back on, but then shuts off again.


The electric motor inside your Dyson has a built in over-current trip to protect itself (and you if it seriously overheated and caught fire). This normally automatically resets itself, however if the motor has just about had it, next time it is switc ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced


There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum

After vaccuuming for less than five minutes, the vaccuum shuts off and we need to unplug it for 5 minutes before it will restart


It sounds like the motor is getting tripped out. It could be caused by having a clog somewhere in the unit, could also be that your filters are clogged. you have 2 filters on that unit. One is under the canister, looks like a drawer that slides out a ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum

Our Rowenta iron model # Dx 8800 comes on then shuts off in the vertical position after a minute or so. It seems the auto shut off is bad?????


Yes the so called auto shut off is only a small thermostat cost 8-10$ and need to be replaced ... Vacuums

Vx550 issues Like most here, ours shuts down after a few minutes use. Ichecked everything and found the thermal protection was shutting it down. I then decided to check online to see if this was a usual problem, it seems that it is. I guess a call to nu-tone is warranted. i wonder if they will ship a new unit to western Canada.


Heven't fixed it yet, but I've pulled the motor to see what the specific issue is. As soon as I have the problem isolated and a solution, if possible, I'll post it here. I will have to contact Nutone Monday and see what they will do. If nothing, I'll ... Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System Vacuum

The machine runs for brief periods, then shuts itself off. If it is allowed to sit for several minutes, it runs again, then shuts itself off.


The motor is heating up to much and the cut out switch is kicking in.\012You need to check the the motor filter, and worse case you may need to new motor.. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Shuts off frequently The sweeper will run for a few minutes and when it starts to get warm it shuts off. If you allow it to cool off it will turn on again and run until it gets warm


Check any filters to see if they are clogged up with dust because its overheating the motor causing the thermal switch to trip. ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

After charging overnight, Roomba only runs about 25 minutes before shutting down with a red light.At this point the battery measures 15.13 volts ( about 1.26 volts per cell ) My hobby experience is that a ni/cad or ni/mh battery nominal charged voltage is about 1.2 volts per cell, and that the recommended end point voltage should be about 1.0 volts per cell. Seems like the battery is ok, butsome kind of voltage regulator is shutting things down prematurely. Is this happening, and , if so, how ca


Reset the Roomba by removing it from the charger, then holding "spot" and "dock" for about twelve seconds. When you let go, the unit will play an ascending series of notes. Then recharge it overnight. If the run time is still short, give Customer Sup ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

My Roomba runs for about 3 minutes, then shuts off. If you push the buttons(S,M,L max etc) it will restart for another 3 minutes. The battery is new???


You will need to remove the debris off the cleaning head module. ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0349 seconds