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Wertheim XL180 vacuum cleaner not working
The past month our XL180 would stop working after 20-40mins therefore we'd wait 1-2 hours to resume cleaning. Now it doesn't turn on at all. Would this mean its good for nothing? Tips on maintenance would be much appreciated, i consider myself a handyman always willing to give something a go.
Thanks for using FixYa and welcome to the site. Sorry you had to wait to long. First, try checking the cord. Try moving the cord in certain areas to see if the cord has a break in current. If it does, it will need replaced. You have probably already tried, but try it on another outlet to see if that is the issue. If they both check out, you may have blown a fuse. You will need to get to the fuse to check it. Reset any breaker(s) that is in the vacuum cleaner. Make sure you clean all contacts inside the vacuum cleaner. The connection may be bad. You need to get a voltage meter and test all wires inside for continuity. "If you find a section that is not getting current, replace that section.
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Wertheim XL180 vacuum cleaner not working The past month our XL180 would stop working after 20-40mins therefore we'd wait 1-2 hours to resume cleaning. Now it doesn't turn on at all. Would this mean its good for nothing? Tips on maintenance would be much appreciated, i consider myself a handyman always willing to give something a go.
Thanks for using FixYa and welcome to the site. Sorry you had to wait to long. First, try checking the cord. Try moving the cord in certain areas to see if the cord has a break in current. If it does, it will need replaced. You have prob ... Vacuums
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I have a canister style vacuum. The brush roll has stopped rolling on carpet. When turned over, it rolls fine. I have disassembled and cleaned out hair and that didn't work. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you. Martha
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My Pasquini Livia 90 S/E will not stop heating water. This builds up too much pressure. I have unplugged the machine and let it cool off and turned it back on and got the same result. I can relieve the pressure by opening the steam valve, but since the heating element does not turn off it builds up too much pressure very quickly
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No power is coming in. plugged in, will not turn on. last time i used it, it would go on/off. if i bumped or hit it, it would turn back on. can this be fixed by a fair novice, or trash it?
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