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Royal 3050 power head does not run

Smoke came from the powerhead. The powerhead will not run. There is no voltage from the canister to the hose. Vacuum still has suction. How do you get the canister apart?

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  • fellis25 Jan 23, 2009

    The powerhead may be burned out, but there is still no power coming out of the canister to the hose cable.

  • fellis25 Jan 23, 2009

    last link provided no help

  • fellis25 Jan 23, 2009

    Again, there is no power going to the powerhead

  • fellis25 Jan 24, 2009

    Again, the powerhead motor may be burned out, but that is not the entire problem. There is no power out of the canister even with the cable to the powerhead disconnected.

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The sounds like powerhead motor either burned up, or the belt broke and got tangled in the turning motor shaft. Pull the bottom off the power head and look for a curled up rubber band. If you find one, it's the belt.

If it's the motor, you won't hear it running when you turn the powerhead on.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

  • Mark Egan Jan 23, 2009

    Your going to need to look inside the roll around vacuum to locate where the wires connect to the hose and check their connection. If there is power there, then it may be the wires are broken in the hose up to the point of connection with the head, at the handle. If not, then look deeper into the vacuum section for where there may be a fuse, circuit breaker, or broken wire/connection.

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"There is no voltage from the canister to the hose. Vacuum still has suction."

That means that the motor is good.

If there is no power to the powerhead, and you got smoke, then either the powerhead motor had gone, or there had been a short in wirings.


The schematics for your model are not available on the web, you can order them by contacting one of the two websites below:


Royal Repair Parts - Hesco, Inc.

Royal Vacuum Schematic and Part Lis

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Wow, that motor is one of the most complex in a vacuum and to repair it can be very difficult, if you want to replace it you can but it will be very expensive just for the part. the screws are hidden under that big rubber gasket on the bottom of the machine where the water tank sits. you should also replace that gasket two because it will get ruined when you tear it off.

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It indicates that the motor is burned out.open it and replace the powerhead motor and also change internal wirings as this shorttracking may have damaged other wiring too.

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1. No electricity is going to the unit
2. Burnt Motor
1. Make sure ALL electrical connections
are plugged and work correctly.
3. Replace power head’s motor

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