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Blue moon works intermittently

Meile blue moon canister, 5yrs old. The power hose contacts worn, intermittent contact lost, so power head goes on/off while vacuuming. Is there a way to fix without repalcing $$$ parts? my theory is build up the trailer -like metal plug contacts by soldering/welding some how, altho could be challenging.

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  • ron1963 Mar 20, 2008

    not the problem.  if you put outward pressure on the hose and wand  like when vaccuming the contact breaks every time.  like a trailer light connection where the housing is worn.  the techs said new parts new parts would fix it, so would building up the male connectors.  Question is, where do i find someone to weld/solder connection?




    thanks 

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Take the hose handle apart and look at the bottom side of the switch circuit board. Sometimes a contact or 2 break loose from the solder and will work intermittenly. Resolder the contacts if this is the case, put back together and try again.

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    Lauren Junge Mar 22, 2008

    Any TV repair shop would be able to solder those connections, you may have to tak the handel apart first and just take in the swith circuit asm. It may take new parts, but I would look at those contacts for the switch first, if one or more are cracked, then resoldering should take care of the problem.

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