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Vacuum stopped working. red warning light on. i checked the filters, clogs, everything.

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There is an electronic circuit board on the motor that may have gone bad and will have to replaced, part # 06836740 and sells for around $75.00, for model S516. But if this a S316, then it could be the speed control mounted on the motor, Part # 04416342 and sells for around $83.00. Both of these models are Cat Naad Dog so you need the model number berfore you order a part.

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Miele vacuum loses power automatically

Could have a problem with the motor, there also is a speed control circuit board mounted by the motor that may be starting to go bad.

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Miele S758 stops working for no reason

The problem on mine was as described by others. Miele s758 stops for no apparent reason. The first time it happened I had the hose assembly replaced under warranty. Two years later, same problem. I have found that contacts at BOTH ends of the hose were intermittent. I dismantled both ends, extracted both sets of contacts, immersed both sets of slip-rings in methylated spirits and cleaned all the black gunk away. The three PCB mounted contacts were similarly cleaned, retensioned and lubricated with Electrolube. After re-assembly the problem has disappeared. I imagine a repeat procedure will be required in a couple of years.
CAUTION: The procedure is a bit tricky, so unless you know what you are doing, it would be preferable to have it done by someone who does. It is worth fixing as the replacement assembly is $AUD400.

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Posted on May 14, 2009

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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.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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SOURCE: miele silver moon vacuum just quit

Usually this is a problem with the electric circuits in the hose / handle.

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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