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Simplicity S18L Vacuum cleaner, stopped working.

Using outdoors (on a raised deck) when suddenly stopped, 75 degrees ambient, noticed bag was full but no filters clogged. Made a quiet 'phut' sound and hesitated once as it stopped. Smelled of faintly of hot/burnt electrical componentry/wiring, but internal inspection revealed nothing burnt out inside (didn't take motor apart). Product was bought October 03, so out of motor warranty (5yrs) and general warranty (2yrs).

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  • jdthefixer May 11, 2010

    Check the on/off switch and power cord/plug - they get the most use. Then go from there.

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SOURCE: dust blowing out of my vaccuum cleaner

Usually when dust is blowing out it is caused by a clog, either the hose, or the dirt inlet down by the brush roll is clogged. Check them and clean them out and you should be ok.

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If the motor is real loud, then it is bad and will have to be replaced. Either the fan or motor bearings have gone bad.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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Take the hose off and see if the light is still on or is it off. If it is off, then there is a clog in the hose. While the hose is off, drop something thru it and see if it comes out the other end. Press the retaining clip and the hose will disconnect. Separate the power head from the handle unit to make sure there is no clog by the brush roll. If it is still on then probably the computer controller, part # 5740ER has a problem. It is located in the power head.

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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The full bag light comes on when it is getting full or a blockage in the hose or the dirt inlet by the brush roll. Other then that, there is a circuit board called the computer controller, part #5740ER and is giving you a false reading and causing a shut down.

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Miele 5000 vacuum cleaner stopped during use. no lights on

could be your retractable cord assembly's contacts..

push the power on while pulling out the cord. see if it tries to start.

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