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Motor makes loud growling noise, no suction on model 270 i Miele canister style vacuum

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Hi there SmartAlec from NelsonVacuums.com.au here. Unfortunately that normally means the motor has shot its bearings and/or its carbon brushes. I think it is time to purchase a new one. On the bright side there are some rreally great vacuums out there! If you want any help choosing a new machine send me a message. Happy Vacuuming :)

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    Van Douglas Mar 31, 2014

    how can i look insis it

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    Van Douglas Mar 31, 2014

    how can i look insis it

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    Van Douglas Mar 31, 2014

    how can i get inside it to look at the issue?

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Growling sound on a canister is normally caused by a suction fan wobbling loose due to damage or a bad bearing. Loss of suction would occur if the fan is loose or damaged. If the bearing is bad but the fan intact you will still lose suction as the motor will not run properly out of balance. Take it to a Miele service center for parts

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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    Van Douglas Mar 31, 2014

    how can i take it apart to look inside it

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    Van Douglas Mar 31, 2014

    how can i take it apart to look inside it

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