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Clogged Hose 8 Year old Electrolux Centralux Vacume Cleaner has a clogged hose. Seems something is lodged in the middle of the hose - about half way down. I have tried a "plumbers snake" with no luck, except to clean out some "lint Balls" bot not the obstruction that seems to be like a "nail or stick".

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Hi, this sounds like you have something stuck quite firmly in the hose!! If you use a good sturdy stick then you should be able to move the object without any damage to the hose. Check along the outside of the hose first just incase something has pushed its way out of the hose wall.
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Low suction is either a clogged pipeline (very rare), a broken or open inlet valve in the system, a clogged hose or wand system, a clogged washable filter, the small screen behind the filter when removed needs cleaned, or the motor itself. Would need more detailed info. to pinpoint but hope it helped!

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Electrolux Canister Vacuum Shuts Off During Use<br /> <br /> This actually cover several models of Aerus and Electrolux canister vacuums. Models covered include: 2100, Epic 6000, Epic 6500, Aerus Lux 5500, Aerus Lux 7000, and Aerus Lux Legacy. Be aware that some of these models may still be under warranty. Any disassembly of those machines will void the warranty. Use of non-genuine bags also voids the warranty. Use only Home Solutions Aerus/Electrolux bags.<br /> <br /> First, turn dial on top of vacuum counter-clockwise so the smallest dot lines up with the arrow. See if it stays on. If not, detach hose and turn vacuum on. Place palm of hand over intake. If it turns off, it's possible that the tubes connecting to the CVA are clogged and simply need cleaned. This is most often caused by using "made to fit" Electrolux bags. Dust is sucked through the bags and into the motor compartment of the machine. All interior parts get covered in dust and need to be cleaned. If this is the cause, the vacuum is best cleaned and repaired at an authorized Aerus Electrolux store. If the vacuum shuts off, or won't turn on before placing hand over the intake, it's probable the control valve assembly is bad and needs replaced.<br /> <br /> Another cause is an overheated motor due to clogged screen at back of bag well, full or clogged bag, dirty afterfilter, bad wiring/connections, clogged hose, clogged power head, or bad motor. It depends largely on the type and model of cleaner. Clogged wands are also a possibility, but unlikely.<br /> <br /> Check and clean screen at back of bag well.<br /> <br /> Replace bag. Make sure it's a genuine Electrolux bag made by Home Solutions.<br /> <br /> Check and replace afterfilter if necessary. These should be replaced after every six bags.<br /> <br /> Broken and worn wiring connections are often found in the hose ends due to abuse and normal wear and tear. You can check the continuity of the hose using a continuity tester or multi-tester. If a multi-tester, turn dial to one of the Ohm settings. Place one probe into one of the terminals on the end of the hose. This will be referred to as T1. Touch the other probe to each of the terminals/connections on the other end of the hose. These will be T3 and T4. One of them should read zero, the other should read infinity. Repeat this with the other terminal, which will be T2.<br /> <br /> Drop a marble in one end of hose and let it roll through. If it doesn't roll through, the hose is clogged and needs to be cleared. Plug hose into the exhaust port of the vacuum, place other end in the in port. Turn vacuum on. This provides a blowing and sucking action which should clear the hose.<br /> Detach hose from power nozzle (PN). Drop a marble into the wand end of PN. If it rolls through, it's clear. If not, there's probably a clog behind the brush where the intake opening is. You may be able to reach this through wand end with needle nose pliers, or either end with a knitting/crochet needle or a bent coat hanger.<br /> <br /> If none of these "fixes" provide the answer to the problem, it should be taken to the nearest Aerus Electrolux store for diagnosis. Repairs or checks involving disassembly of the vacuum should always be done by an authorized Aerus Electrolux service technician.<br /> <br /> The store nearest you can be found by following the instructions at the below listed link:<br /> <a href="http://www.aerushome.com/storelocator/">http://www.aerushome.com/storelocator/</a><br />

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Let it sit for 30 minutes before trying to use again. Make sure the bag is not full and check to see if filter is clogged.

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First, turn dial on top of vacuum counter-clockwise so the smallest dot lines up with the arrow. See if it stays on. If not, detach hose and turn vacuum on. Place palm of hand over intake. If it turns off, it's possible that the tubes connecting to the CVA are clogged and simply need cleaned. This is most often caused by using "made to fit" Electrolux bags. Dust is sucked through the bags and into the motor compartment of the machine. All interior parts get covered in dust and need to be cleaned. If this is the cause, the vacuum is best cleaned and repaired at an authorized Aerus Electrolux store. If the vacuum shuts off, or won't turn on before placing hand over the intake, it's probable the control valve assembly is bad and needs replaced.

Another cause is an overheated motor due to clogged screen at back of bag well, full or clogged bag, dirty afterfilter, bad wiring/connections, clogged hose, clogged power head, or bad motor. It depends largely on the type and model of cleaner. Clogged wands are also a possibility, but unlikely.

Check and clean screen at back of bag well.

Replace bag. Make sure it's a genuine Electrolux bag made by Home Solutions.

Check and replace afterfilter if necessary. These should be replaced after every six bags.

Broken and worn wiring connections are often found in the hose ends due to abuse and normal wear and tear. You can check the continuity of the hose using a continuity tester or multi-tester. If a multi-tester, turn dial to one of the Ohm settings. Place one probe into one of the terminals on the end of the hose. This will be referred to as T1. Touch the other probe to each of the terminals/connections on the other end of the hose. These will be T3 and T4. One of them should read zero, the other should read infinity. Repeat this with the other terminal, which will be T2.

Drop a marble in one end of hose and let it roll through. If it doesn't roll through, the hose is clogged and needs to be cleared. Plug hose into the exhaust port of the vacuum, place other end in the in port. Turn vacuum on. This provides a blowing and sucking action which should clear the hose.
Detach hose from power nozzle (PN). Drop a marble into the wand end of PN. If it rolls through, it's clear. If not, there's probably a clog behind the brush where the intake opening is. You may be able to reach this through wand end with needle nose pliers, or either end with a knitting/crochet needle or a bent coat hanger.

If none of these "fixes" provide the answer to the problem, it should be taken to the nearest Aerus Electrolux store for diagnosis. Repairs or checks involving disassembly of the vacuum should always be done by an authorized Aerus Electrolux service technician.

The store nearest you can be found by following the instructions at the below listed link:
http://www.aerushome.com/storelocator/

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As you undoubtedly know, this is a pretty old vacuum. Manufactured and sold in the mid-70's, if you haven't had any service or maintenance done on it, I highly recommend doing so.
Some potential problems are:
Clogged hose. If there is a clogged hose, the motor has to work harder, and will eventually burn out. You can check for a clog by dropping a marble or coin in one end of the hose and holding that end up so object can roll through. If it doesn't roll through, there's a clog. This can often be remove by simply attaching the hose to the exhaust port, placing other end into a garbage bag, and turning the vacuum on.
Leaky hose. If you have the original hose, it's very likely to have multiple leaks. A common place for a big leak is where hose attaches to the end connectors. To test for leaks, attach hose to the exhaust port, pour a small amount of liquid dish soap into the other end, and turn on. Bubbles forming on the exterior of the hose indicate where leaks are and how bad they are. The hose needs replaced if bad leakage is indicated.
Motor/fan assembly worn out. Again, this vacuum has seen a lot of years. If it still has the original motor, there's a good likelihood it needs replaced. Having it cleaned may extend the life of your vacuum, but it's hard to tell how long. The fan blades are metal, so should be good.
As far as tune-ups go, yes there are. It should be taken to an authorized Aerus Electrolux store if this is what you want. They're the only place you get get genuine parts. Replacement parts carry a one year warranty. Be aware that it may be more cost effective to purchase a new Aerus vacuum and get a minimum five year full warranty. Up to 20 year warranties are available depending on the machine purchased.
The store nearest you can be located by following instructions at the following site.

http://www.aerushome.com/storelocator/
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