From the manual: "Adjust the control dial for type of cleaning required. For normal cleaning conditions the dial should be set in center position (T). When vacuuming fine dust, rotate the dial counterclockwise. When vacuuming larger particles, rotate the dial clockwise."
Yes, there is a secondary carbon filter under the accessories tray.
Slide accessories of of clip
Gently press latch (on rear of tray) and lift off the cover.
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the dials refer to types of dirt.The higher the dial the heavier the dirt.This is for the auto shut off when the bag is full.The best setting is in the middle.If you are vacuuming up fine dust suck in some Kleenex before this will coat the bag and prevent premature shu toff.
I have no idea just what reverse suction would be or how to get it from ANY vac. If you're looking at getting the blowing air from the vac instead of suction, then simply move the hose from the suction end to the exhaust end.
If this Epic 6000 is shutting off when you either just turn it on or while vacuuming with it...it\'s one of several things...1. Change the bag if you\'ve been picking up a lot of "fine" dust such as drywall dust or carpet freshener powder. That\'s ******* them. 2. Being the machine is over 22 yrs. old, the suction control valve inside either needs to be replaced or just cleaned well. This is the usual cause of the vac shutting off especially if you\'ve tried the dial in several different settings. Hope that helps!
2. Check for clogs in the hose and the power nozzle inlet.
3. Disconnect hose. Turn on vacuum. Does it run? If so, place hand over intake? Did it shut off? If it did, the problem is a worn out or broken component inside the vacuum. Generally a result of using generic "made to fit" Electrolux bags. This is a part that needs to be replaced in an authorized Aerus (Electrolux) shop.
yes it wears out it is a common problem i eliminated several of them for people its a job that takes alot of patience i opt to just eliminate the part its sort of useless and causes your machine to act contrary if you want to replace the part here is the place
4526 Maccorkle Avenue South Charleston, WV 25309-1409 (304) 768-2158.. if you cant fix it contact me and i will repair it for $35.00 plus parts or no parts either way it can be fixed the above contact is the dealer i use for parts
As hooton8 stated i have the electrolux epic 6500 sr. as well and when i attempt to vacuum i turn it on and it turns off after about 3 seconds. new bag nothing stuck in tube. I turned dial to the right all the way. Works when hose is not connected..hose is clear.