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I have a modle # 1584 electrolux central vac no suction. This modle has a lid not a canister. Motor goes on. Need help

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Likely is a leak somewhere. check all the outlet doors

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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    Denny Adams Dec 07, 2008

    definately a leak somewhere check all your pipes while its turned on

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http://electrolux.com/ Customer Service 1-800-896-9756
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