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If the bag full light keeps coming on, you can first try adjusting the dial on top of the vacuum cleaner. If that does not work, then you need to change the control valve. This is an internal component of the canister and is directly below the dial. You will need to follow the instructions on a previous post to open the Electrolux plastic canister vacuum, and remove the bage cage. Once you remove the bage cage you can change the control valve, and this will solve your problem with the bag full indicator.
If the bag full light keeps coming on, you can first try adjusting the dial on top of the vacuum cleaner. If that does not work, then you need to change the control valve. This is an internal component of the canister and is directly below the dial.
As hooton8 stated i have the electrolux epic 6500 sr. as well and when i attempt to vacuum i turn it on and it turns off after about 3 seconds. new bag nothing stuck in tube. I turned dial to the right all the way. Works when hose is not connected..hose is clear.
The wands are notorious for going out on that unit. One or both probably need to be replaced. Try to get it done under warranty if you still have the receipt, but they shouldn't cost you too much if you can't.
http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=113654&thid=579130 Clog in handle/hose Posted by TCow on May 08, 2008 Small rubber ball got sucked up and is caught in the handle or hose. How can I take it part to remove the object? Hello, I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. in some cases the Electrolux handle will come apart but id not then I use a couple of methods, if you have another canister vacuum or shop vac then turn on the Electrolux and the other canister vacuum and try to pull the ball out one way or the other. Or you can use a wire coat hander and create a little hook on the end and insert it into the handle portion of the vacuum to see if you can pull out the ball or loosen it so that it will roll out. One other choice that id you have a long small broom handle the length of the hose or longer and then you can push the ball out but the handle has to be smaller than the size of the inside of the hose and also be VERY CAREFUL… because it is an electric hose and it is very expensive so if you cannot remove the small ball bring it to a local vacuum cleaner dealer or the absolute last resort is to replace the hose, but most clogs can be removed. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. http://electrolux.com/Customer Service1-800-896-9756 Electrolux Home Care Products – North America P.O. Box 3900Peoria, IL61612 Thanks, Don the Vac Man Go Ahead. Use Us.
YOU DON'T SAY IF YOU HAVE THE NEWER HOSE OR THE CLASSIC ONE WITH THE STEEL TIP (BETTER DESIGN). IF IT'S THE LATTER UN-SCREW THE SCREW CLOSEST TO THE STEEL TIP,TAKE A SMALL SCREW DRIVER AND LIFT THE THE PIECE OF PLASTIC THAT WAS SCREWED DOWN JUST ENOUGH TO SLIP THE HOSE OUT.
WHAT YOU'LL BE FACED WITH IS SOMETHING I WOULDN'T SUGGEST CUTTING.
IT MAY BE MORE PRACTICAL BUYING A NEW HOSE. AN ELECTROLUX WILL LAST FOREVER,BUT YOU DO HAVE TO REPLACE THINGS LIKE THE COMBO DUST/UPHULSTRY ATTACHMENT. THE HOSE IS PROBABLY THE FIRST THING YOU WOULD NEED TO REPLACE BECAUSE OF AIR LEAKS. I'VE HAD MY OLYMPIA ONE FOR 27 YEARS AND HAD TO REPLACE THE HOSE ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO. YOUR CHOICE.