Question about Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum

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Won't start. My son was using the vacuum & Didn't change the bag. The vacuum was making the full bag smell, but the light was't on & it didn't stop. I stopped him, changed the bag, checked the filter, closed the compartments & turned on the vacuum. Nothing happened. I checked to be sure that it was plugged in, that wasn't the problem. I've let the vacuum "rest" for several days, It still won't start. Any suggestions?

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  • swilli Dec 07, 2007

    My electrolux oxygen hygenica wont start. The filter light & the sad face is flashing. My wife scimped out & put the wrong bag in. I have cleaned the filters that I know of, unfortunately I dont have the instructions as we bought it from a garage sale.

  • leele Dec 30, 2007

    I ran over a scatter rug and the vacuum automatically stopped. I changed the bag and checked filters. I just purchased two months ago from a vacuum dealer. It will not start at all ...there is no indication of a reset button. Please advise.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2008

    same thins happend to us, just wont start, one month old. No reset button? great spent a ton of money and now what?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I have a canaster type electrolux vacuum that shuts down after it get hot. The canaster light does not come on when it shuts down. If I take the bag out and hold in on the button it appears the problem stops. Is it possible the aftermarket filters are not letting enought air circulate therefore I have an overheating issue?



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There is a reset button at the back of the powerhead. The user manual can be downloaded from the electrolux website, although I didn't find it very useful. There was some info on how to change the powerhead drive belt.

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