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Motor stops running after a few minutes

After a few minuets, the motor speed drops from 1100 to 0. The motor is not over heated and there are no clogs in the system. After I manually increase the speed, its works again for a few minutes and the problem repeats.

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  • at3deco3 Mar 02, 2008

    My silver moon has the same exact problem. Motor speed goes from 1100 to 0 intermittently. Which part is most likely the issue? Is there a way to figure it out?



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One thing you could have a bad motor control, part #05408630, mounted by the motor, the other could be a bad variable speed control, part #05412914, it is on top near the back.

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I have this problem as well. Replacing the HEPA filter, the bag and the thin filter doesn't seem to help.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

  • JonahBegone Apr 24, 2008

    See my solution elsewhere on this board.

    Summary: Take the hose and handle apart and clean the three contacts where the hose fits into the handle. That did it for me.




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