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One of 2 ways, some you just take the top off, it will have a paper bag that you can toss and put in a clean and empty one. The other is the bottom is actually a bucket that unhooks so you can empty it. Hope this helps.

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We just moved in - the house is about 9 years old. I have a Eureka Mega Boss central vac - looks like model # is CV20220. 12.4 amps, 120 volts. Can't figure out what type of bags I need. Can you...

Well, for this unit you will need any of the following bags,

Eureka genuine Part# 90610
Eureka replacement (Central vac bag)
another genuine bag style called CV-1, and/or CV-2
Kenmore Central vac bags

Most of the bags there are available at your local vacuum shop, and sometimes even Sears. The Kenmore central vac bag is, can and will fit your Eureka Mega Boss. Prices range on these bags anywhere from $12-$20 for packages of 3. Generally you will replace a bag once every 3-4 months.

Good luck,

Nov 10, 2010 | Vacuums

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My central vaccum just stop working last night. It does not turn on at all.

I've gone through 3 vx475 vac in the past 7 yrs. Last one was sent to me in Apr 2010. Just yesterday, once again, my vac just quit. Green power light is on but no other sign of anything. Had a burning smell when vac quit, like motor just fried. Called Nutone again and they can't imagine whats going on but will send out another vac free and was told to throw out old one. They said dust may get into the motor and cause it to quit. These vacs aren't cheap, can't imagine that its so simple to just call up and have a brand new one sent to me. I've asked if they are rebuilt units and was told no. So my advise to you, if you haven't already, is to simply call them up w/model and serial # and they shouldn't give you any prob. good luck.

Sep 03, 2010 | Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System...

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The wall outlets do not turn on. The motor runs at the unit. I have reset and it blows/sucks at the unit. The canister is empty. Thanks, Je

You main low voltage line from the vac to the house is likely disconnected. Start by looking at the connection where the small wires enter the vac. Touch across those two wire terminals with a screwdriver or needle nose pliers and the vac should start.If it does, inside the home those same wires run along your pie to each inlet. Somewhere along the pipe path the wires have been disconnected or broken.. Think back to any area where work has been performed or face plates removed for painting, etc. Remove each inlet one at a time and look for a loose connection on the screw terminal at the back of the inlets. When reinstalling be certain each wire is tidy and connected to only one screw terminal at the back of the inlet. Once all inlets are connected in line you will have a complete circuit back to the vac. Post back with results

Oct 28, 2009 | Broan-NuTone CV450 Central Bagged Central...

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I have a Nutone central vacuum model number CV450W that was working great until I recently removed the hose and it now runs continuously until I pull the plug....any suggestions please

Disconnect the thin low voltage wiring between the vac and the rest of the house. If the vac continues to run you have a defective relay in the vac motor housing.
If the vac stops you have a short in the wiring in the house, likely behind an inlet in the wall.
If any inlets have been disturbed for painting or renos lately that would be the first spot to look in the house for a problem. Look for wires behind the inlet valve which are touching against each other or a mounting screw or against a metal mounting plate behind the inlet. Start at the last inlet used. Be careful not to loose the spring under the screws where the wiring attaches to the inlets

Oct 08, 2009 | Broan-NuTone CV450 Central Bagged Central...

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I have the same central vac and the same problem

I don't see a problem. here. Post details and I'l be glad to help ASAP

Oct 04, 2009 | Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System...

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Nutone CV556 Vaccuum Cleaner -Continuously running

Start with this. Unplug the vac to shut off, then disconnect the low voltage wiring at the vac.Plug the vac back in. If the vac still runs you have an internal short on the relay or wiring inside the vac.
If the vac stops then the vac and final wiring is OK and the problem is in the wiring in the house.
Have you removed any inlets for painting or had any renos done or pictures hung. If so undo what you did last. If inlets were disturbed remove them and look for low voltage vac wires touching metal backing plates in the wall or touching the inlet mounting screws.
If you have done a reno or hung pictures you may have pierece the wire for the vac creating a low voltage short which will keep the vac running until removed. I have seen this happen with freshly installed 1/4 round molding along a baseboard

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Nutone central vacuum leaks brown liquid

Dear lord, that is the most absurd thing I've ever heard. Who installed the Vac and DW or were they both in the home before your time?

Normally, if liquid drips out of a CV outlet it's because it was sucked up during vacuuming. However, if your vacuum runs or has suction at the outlets due to the dishwasher running, you have a low voltage gap being bridged by either the dishwasher's wiring or by liquid leaking from it onto the CV wiring somewhere.

Bottom line, you have MAJOR issues inside your home with one or both of the systems, and if there's liquid, there's a dishwasher to be worried about! Look below it for leaks into the basement/lower floor; follow the plumbing (especially the drain waste runs) and figure out where the damage is before your house suffers the lot.

Jul 12, 2009 | Broan-NuTone Vacuums

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Hayden Supervac 3600
Hayden Supervac 3600
Posted by kdm0 on Jul 20, 2008
Hi, I have a Hayden Supervac 3600 central vac system in a house I just purchased. The Amber light indicating that it needs regular maintenance is on. I have cleaned and serviced the motor, everything is fine and suction is well. How do I reset the service light? The reset button seems to do nothing. Thanks
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. I heard of this happening before and you need to refer to the owner’s manual and or to contact the factory or manufacturer of which I will provide to you @ the end of this question. There may be some type of rely switch or board that might need replacing but check with the factory. If you need further help please refer to a local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area. 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.
Customer Service 1-800-461-5300
Company Phone # 1-705-726-3361
Company Fax 3 1-705-726-2186
Thanks, Don the Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Jul 20, 2008 | Hayden Industries SuperVac 3600 Central...

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Kenmore central Vac - where to connect low voltage wires?

Mosy central vacs have 2 spades close together that stick out on the side, usually where the circuit breaker and auto/manual switch is. This is where you plug the low voltage wires into.

May 13, 2008 | Vacuums

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Central vac (Hoover) always on!

There should be a manual/auto switch. If it is in the manual mode, then it will run all the time. Other then that you probably have a stuck relay. But this will have a years warranty on it, so you should be able to have it serviced under warranty.

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