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Won't turn on.

Person figure and bag light come on only. Can't figure out how to dissassemble vacuum.help

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Figured it out. Bought a new switch for 4 dollars and now for a total of 6 dollars , I have a great vacuum. Oh yeah, paid 2 dollars for the vac !

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Lux 7000 Keeps shutting off, change bag lights up. Bag changed.....no difference. I'm using the manufacturers bag too! A little help??


This was an answer given from Thomas on Fixya 5 years ago for this same problem:
"Electrolux uses a pressure differential control valve. This valve measures air before and after the bag. There is a orifice or small hole where the hose connects to the vacuum cleaner, and a orifice at the back of the bag canister. As the bag fills up the suction pressure reduces at the hose connection and increases at back of the bag canister. When this happens the control valve has a diaphragm that closes, which shuts the vacuum off and gives you a full bag light. There is a thin plastic flange that prevents an o ring on the control valve stem from coming off. The flange breaks, the o rings comes off the stem and the vacuum will shut down indicating bag full. The after market price is about 22.00. The valve is easy to replace if you are familiar on electrolux vacuums. When I replace these valves, I use epoxy two part plastic putty on the flange of the valve. It takes 2 days to cure, but the flange will not break."

Another person responded for the series 6000 (which may not be applicable to your 7000):
"Turn the knob on the top of the vacuum all the way to the right.I had the same problem and that fixed it."

Good luck on your troubleshooting.
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Bag light wont turn off


Hi there! The vacuum may be still sensing dirt in the cleaner. Try wiping the area down in and around the bag port. Be sure you are replacing the bag with a genuine Hoover Type Q bag. Also, when assembling the bag remember to slide the red bag door lock to the right to lock it on. If the check bag indicator light still comes on there may be an issue with the sensor on the vacuum. We would recommend taking your vacuum in to a Hoover authorized service center for repair. Hope this helps! Service Center Locator

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Light keeps blinking


http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/user-manuals/uh30010com-hoover-parts-vacuum-manual
WARNING: TO REDUCE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY - UNPLUG CLEANER BEFORE SERVICING
PROBLEM POSSIBLE REASON POSSIBLE SOLUTION

2. Blown fuse or tripped breaker.
4. Thermal protector activated. (power
light is flashing)
1. Disposable bag is full. ("Check Bag"
indicator illumJnated red)
1. Disposable bag not installed correctly.
3. Brushroll is worn out.

2. Check fuse or breaker in home. Replace fuse/reset breaker.
4. Turn the cleaner off and disconnect it from the electrical
outlet. Then allow cleaner to cool for 30 minutes. If the
thermal protector continues to activate see Needs Service
solution #5.
1. Replace disposable bag - Pg. 9.
1. Review disposable bag removal and replacement - Pg. 9.
3. Replace brushroll - Pg. 10.

Turn the cleaner off and disconnect it from the electrical
outlet. Then allow cleaner to cool for 30 minutes. If the
thermal protector continues to activate see Needs Service

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The vacuum won't turn on. Overheat light and filter lights alternately flashing.


some motors have a reset button that has to be pushed to get power back to motor after over heat. it is ussually located near the rear of the motor

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My Miele S3141 canister began acting strange this morning. No suction...so I took off the hose and checked for blockage, (nothing). Now I can't get the hose back on the canister. It just slips ar


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Air filter:
If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up dirt and has no suction the air filter might be clogged. Remove the filter and either clean or replace it as needed.
Exhaust Filter If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the exhaust filter might be clogged. Remove and clean the filter, replace it if its torn or damaged.


Vacuum Hose If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum hose might be clogged. Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch it out straight, shine a bright flashlight in one end and try to see light through it. If no light can be seen, use something to run through the hose and free up the obstruction.
Vacuum Bag If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum bag might be full. Clean or replace the bag as recommended by the manufacturer.

Dust Cup AssemblyIf the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the dust cup assembly might not be installed tightly, or it might be cracked or broken. The dust cup must seal tightly in order to produce the right amount of suction. If it is cracked or broken, replace it. Most glues and adhesives will not successfully seal the crack.
Blower Wheel If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and there is no suction, the blower wheel might be jammed or broken. Check the blower wheel to be certain it turns freely. If it doesn't, check to see if there is anything rubbing against it. If not, but it's hard to turn, the motor is most likely the problem.
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Electrolux Epic 6500SR Full Bag sensor working, Does not Reset properly


The problem was a sticking switch that was not being reset. The vacuum on/off switch mechanism is comprised of two switches. One is the main switch that turns the vacuum on and off. The second is a shut off switch that gets tripped when the full bag sensor is engaged. This second switch is supposed to get reset when you push the on/off switch on the outside of the machine. The full bag shutoff switch was stiff and it, therefore, was taking a couple of presses of the on/off switch to move the shutoff switch back into the running position.

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