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Power nozzle not working on my vac but does on another vac

My power nozzle will not work on my vac. It works on another vac. I tried the hose and powervac from the other vac and it will not work on my vac. So, if my hose all the way down to my power nozzle is fine why doesn't it work on my vac? I can use the hose fine for sucking up things on my vac just not able to use the power nozzle. I have Ultralux 2000.

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Re: Power nozzle not working on my vac but does on...

If pushing the reset button doesn't help try having your local Aerus dealer check out the 2 prongs in the power head where it all connects. Sometimes they go bad.

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Re: Power nozzle not working on my vac but does on...

Is there a reset button somewhere on the power nozzle? Most of these have a breaker to prevent the motor from burning out.

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2. A blockage in the hose. To check the hose for blockages, detach both ends and drop a coin down one end. Lift the hose a little at a time so coin drops out the other end. If it doesn't, there's a clog. Please don't try to take it apart to remove the clog. If you can't get it out, take it to a reputable vacuum repair shop and let them.
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