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Have a oreck xl vacum can't unstop it the plastic tubes it shows how to take them off one came off the 2nd one want, is there something else i could do

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SOURCE: Oreck XL

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG THEIR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The motor has 5 wires to the motor as stated in the Oreck owners manual, tow are for the headlights, one is a ground wire, and the other two are for the motor. There are two screws that hold in the Oreck motor and a good suggestion is to use tape the wires leads and mark the wires so that you will not make a mistake as you take it apart and reassemble the motor. That way you will not make any mistakes, whether or not you have wires for a headlight or not, the rules are the same. Also refer to the owner’s manual schematic and the exploded view. Questions? 1-800-989-3535
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Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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SOURCE: replace belt on my oreck xl

Either have to take the bottom plate off, or there is a small door with one screw to remove to replace the belt. Then it goes around the motor shaft and then over the pulley on the brush roll.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Oreck XL Leaks Dirt At Bag Entrance

do you use a docking station to put your bag on or is it just a push on bag? also when you turn on the vac with an empty bag in it, does the outter bag blow up?

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Oreck XL hard to push

yes. it might be broken. you will need to remove the 5 screw on the bottom and see if the belt is burned. it more that likly is.

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: My Oreck XL is spitting dust out of the housing

i have a model XL2450RH and it has been blowing dust out of the joint in the back is this the same issue???
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