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Power brush problem

The power head goes on and off when sweeping, like a short or something. I have replaced the belt and that did not help.

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If this machine has a telescopic wand, the problem is likely in there. Try collapsing the wand about half way and see if that solves the problem. If it does, the wand will have to be disassembled and repaired. There are two "finger" contacts that allow for the transfer of electricity as the wand is adjusted and they can get weak in certain areas, especially where they are adjusted to the most.
If the problem persists, it may be in the cord or the connection between the wand and the hose or powerhead. Check the two pins at both connections to see if there is any evidence of arcing or burning. This would indicate an intermittant connection.
If the wand is the problem, they can be repaired, to an extent, but it takes someone who knows how to take it apart. Most shops don't know they can be dismantled.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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    One more thing. This machine has a 360 degree hose connection at the machine. Sometimes the electrical connection there gets worn and lazy. Try wiggling and rotating the hose there while the machine is on and see if the powerhead cuts out while you do this. That connection is also servicable.

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Check the contacts where the power head attaches to the wands and also where the wnd attaches to the hose. If any of the contacts look burnt, then they will need to be replaced. Unhooking them when power is on is what causes most of these problems. But if they look ok, could be a problem inside the power head, or in the circuit board that is inside the cannister.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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