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Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

Hi, the vacuum runs ok until you either put the hose in or a bit of obstruction in front of the aspiration hole like with your hand . I have checked the bag,it is new, the filter is also new, there is no clog anywhere.
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Re: Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

Well, make sure the hose part is not clogged, this happened to my friends recently and their vacuum was smoking, if you're positive this isn't happening then it might be just the engine call the sellers, try to explain and see if they exchange for a new one or a refund.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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The Epic 60006500 is located under "Older Models". Download the Epic 6500 manual

2. Check for clogs in the hose and the power nozzle inlet.
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Ok i found a solution for my Electrolux Epic 6000 which had the exact same symptoms as you describe. I fixed it by disabling the "bag full sensitivity adjustor" (BFSA for short, for the lack of a better term). For that i opened the case, removed the hose that was preventing me from opening complety the casing, unscrewed the transaparent BFSA mechanism.

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- Open the case: Open the top part of the vacuum (where the bag is)
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- Now give your vacuum a try... it worked for me.

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