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Vacuum shut off vacuuming

Have to unplug to turn off

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Westinghouse Unplugged Vacuum Turns off after 5 Seconds.

If both batteries are behaving the same way then this is probably a charger problem. When you insert the battery pack into the charger does the 'charging' light blink for 30 minutes (fast charge) then go steady? I noticed that one of my batteries was causing the light to come on steady immediately I inserted it into the charger. When I tried to use the battery pack I got the same problem everyone else is seeing, i.e. vacuum cleaner shuts off in less than a minute, so I conclude that when the charging light is on steady then the battery is not being charged.

If the charging light does not blink when you insert the battery (i.e. comes on steady or not at all), try removing the battery and re-inserting it into the charger.

Try a conditioning cycle on your battery packs. To do this:
* Insert the battery pack into the charger
* Before the charging light lights press the 'condition' button located just above the charging light.
* The 'conditioning' light should blink. This is a light which does not normally illuminate, and it is located below the condition button and above the charging light. The charger fan will run quieter in this mode.
* Leave the battery pack in the charger for 24 hours while this cycle is taking place.

I'm not a service technician so perhaps someone else might like to post other solutions or corrections to this one.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: vacuum will not shut off

Either the switch has a contact inside, or the wiring in the harness to motor are making contact.
This can be verified using a multimeter , preferably reading continuity (Ohms) on switch contacts, with power disconnected, that is safer than reading voltages.
This will tell if responsible is the switch or the wiring harness.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Power cut off after handle was dropped on floor while vacuuming

connections inside the handle came loose. happens to me all the time. take the handle apart and connect the wires back.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: My vacuum is constantly shutting itself off. When

It sounds like you have a blockage somewhere and the air is not passing over the motor to keep it cool. There is usually a thermostat mounted either on or near the motor. The blockage can be anywhere from the elbow ( the swivel part of your carpet sweeper if you have a canister vac) up thru the hose.If you have a canister vac, use a broom handle to push through the hose to clear the blockage. DO NOT ! use a coat hanger or anything that will cut or tare the hose. There are electrical wires in it that have 120 volts and causes quite a shock !
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If you have an upright vac, start with the duct hose that comes from the part with the brush up to the hose and on to the main canister of the vac
If this does not work, take your vac to a reputable vac shop for repair. Hope this helps,
Joe

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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SOURCE: U5180-910 vacuum shuts off on own

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Piece of junk, out of the box it shuts down after 20 seconds of operation. Also when you raise or lower it it will shut down,
What happened to Hoover???
My moms is Hoover 35 years old and still working even though I tell her to buy a new one year after year.
Maybe shes right.
Mike in WI

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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