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Have no power to unit. have cleaned everything, but still no power

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  • acricket15 Mar 09, 2009

    sorry, thought I put model in when posting. it is a Eureka 4703d Powerplus unit- plug it in and will not come on. Cleaned everthing, tried several outlets, but still nothing when turned on. (am in USA_)


  • Philip Gaut May 11, 2010

    This isn't a clarification request, but it certainly isn't a solution either!

    I think I'm not going to be much help, and have to suggest you seek professional help from someone who can actually look at the machine. There are several possible causes of the problem, ranging from a simple break in the cable (most common close to the plug or close to the machine) to a switch malfunction to... and it's impossible to know without seeing the machine and testing it. Sorry, and Good Luck!

  • Philip Gaut May 11, 2010

    What machine is it? What do you mean "no power to unit"? How do you know that? Please give more details, and I'll try to help? It may also help to know what country you're in.



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Please advise brand. Some vacuums have switches that become defective. I suggest using a VOM (Volt/Ohm/Meter) and follow the current into the vacuum. If it come to the switch, but not out of the switch - replace switch. Make sure cord is not frayed with a broken wire inside. Again the volt meter will ferret that out. If the motor has motor brushes one could be sticking or worn - replace.

If you are not comfortable working with electricity, please consult a reliable repair man

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