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Lux guardian with a clogged tube

There is a clog close to the handle of the vacuum, I need to know how to separate the handle from the tube

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Place in vice, tighten vice until sterling bulges and cracks open, turn 90 degrees and repeat. Wiggle blade, and pull it out. remove sterling from vice and shake out insides.You can use the car diagnostic tool check your cars first: hope it can help you.

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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.

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SOURCE: clogged hose...


Low suction, poor pickup, or no suction may be due to a clog in the vacuum cleaner. If you notice a change in the sound of the motor or a reduction in the spinning action in the Dirt Container, check for clogs. Unplug cleaner from electrical outlet. Empty Dirt Container. Check Upper Tank and Louvers for build up or clogs. Check to make sure Louvers are installed correctly. To unlock the Louvers, grasp the rim and turn toward the left. Pull straight down to remove. If the Louvers are missing or not locked into place, check and clear the tube in the center of the Dirt Container. Remove the Twist ‘n Snap Hose from the vacuum by turning to the left. Check the Suction Inlet, Hose and Hose Wand for clogs. Remove any clogs from the hose using a long, narrow object. Check the Foot Hose for clogs. If needed, remove the screw attaching the Hose Wand Base to the vacuum. Straighten the Foot Hose and unclog with a long, narrow object. If the clog persists, then check the Rotating Floor Brush the Air Passageway for obstructions.

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SOURCE: Clog and possible overheated

Hi Jen,

It sounds like your vacuum overheated due to the clog. This is a protection feature most vacuum cleaners have to prevent the vacuums motor from burning out due to a lack of air flow. The safety switch will activate and shut the machine off for a short period of time until the motor has cooled.

You should remove the clog from the vacuum, and make sure that your filters are clean. This model has a hidden filter directly underneath of the bagless dirt cup in a black tray that says "PULL". Pull this tray out, inspect the filter, and if dirty rinse under water until clean. Make sure that the filter is completely dry before reinstalling and using the vacuum cleaner again.

After inspecting all of the filters and removing the clog, let the vacuum cool down (usually just a few hours) and try to turn it on again. When you turn it on, remove the attachment hose and make sure that you have suction from the hose. When putting the attachment hose back down into the floor section of the vacuum, listen to see if you hear a change in the noise the motor makes. If you hear a higher pitched squeeling noise, this indicates that there may be a clog in the lower section of the vacuum as well. If the noise is the same then you should be ok.

If the vacuum continues to shut itself off, then either the clog has not been completely removed, or the safety thermal switch inside may now be faulty, and only at this point should you take your machine into a repair store.

I hope that this helped you!

Chris Jones

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I removed the flexible tube sections and blew compressed air in reverse flow path to remove the clog. however I have noticed my vacuum getting clogged more often and would like to know how to clean the insides of all the pipes to remove residue alloing buildup

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The Guardian Canister vacuums have a blow port under the filter. So you need to remove the filter (on the Guardian Ultra, you have to open the top of the vacuum) by lifting it up the forward. Then disconnect the hose from the normal suction end of the unit and plug it into the blower port. Now turn on the vacuum. If the hose is clogged, position the other end of the hose at the suction port.

For the Guardian canister, select the high, medium or low force for the motor. Then blow the dust out from under the furniture or use to fill an inflatable. Turn off the vacuum and replace the hose in the usual position and replace the filter when done.

If you are still unable to get the unit to blow out when connected to the exhaust port after attempting to clear the hose, separate the hose, wand and handle. Look down the hose for any object that might be creating a one-way valve. Remove the foreign object.Do the same with the other parts of the unit. Also replace the vacuum bag. If the bag is sufficiently full, the airflow will be reduced through the bag to the exhaust and cause the problem you describe.

The Electrolux Guardian Canister Vacuums are part of the Aerus line. The manuals for the vacuums are available here: . The Guardian Ultra is in the current model section. The Guardian is listed in the Older Model drop-down menu.

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First try turning dial on top of the machine so the arrow lines up with the smallest dot.
The most likely problem is clogged, worn, or broken control valve assembly (CVA). It could also be clogged tubes to the CVA. This is usually caused by using "made to fit" bags rather than the genuine bags made by Home Solutions. The vacuum would need to be taken to an authorized Aerus Electrolux store for repair/replacement. Generally, if this is the problem, the interior of the vacuum, including the motor, needs cleaned as well.
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Dirty afterfilter. This is located on the exhaust hole on the back of the vacuum. To access, press in on tab at back of the exhaust cover, lift cover from the back, and remove filter. If the filter is dark, it is clogged with dust particles and needs replaced. Turn vacuum on and run it for awhile. If it continues to run, this is the problem.
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The two halves will separate and if it has slip rings the tube will lift up out with the hose.

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