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Meile SEB 213 powerbrush cuts out

It acts as if there is a short or broken wire. It will be working fine then just stop. I took the whole thing apart but could find no evidence of a broken wire. It will not do it if I jiggle the wire anywhere along its length.

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  • srcowden99 Jan 20, 2009

    I don't have the dark gray wand, mine is chrome. I have the electric hose with the rocker switch. This vacuum is probably five years old, so no warranty. My wife also thinks that when the power brush is running it doesn't seem to have as much suction. I am a bit skeptical of this. So I guess I need a new hose then?

  • hannasepp Feb 14, 2009

    I have Solaris with the same problem. I was told that fixing would be $200-300 so I went and bought a new vacuum. I still have my Solaris and hope to be able to fix it one day. If somebody has a solution, please let me know!

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Your problem is either in the wand, assuming you have the telescopic dark grey electric wand. The only other thing it could be is the hose, once again, assuming you have the electric hose with either the rocker switch that shuts down the power brush, or the deluxe hose, with the electronic suction control, as well as the brush shut off. Miele wands and hoses are notorious for causing power brushes to cut off. If your Miele is under two years old, I would suggest taking it to a autherized Miele service center, and see what, if any, warranty you have left, and have it checked out. Let me know how you make out.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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