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Oreck XL vacuum will no longer lock in the upright position.

Vacuum handle will not lock into place in the upright position.

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SOURCE: No suction in upright position

Check the adapters at the bottom. They're supposed to move cleanly when you lower the handle. It's pretty obvious if there's an air gap when you lower the handle, and you should hear the suction in the air gap.

And...call Dyson...their support is great!

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Windsor Sensor XP18 Vacuum

go to www.windsorind.com/documents/servicemanuals and print out the PDF document. John

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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SOURCE: beater bar on Dyson upright won't turn when handle is lowered

you need a new belt and maybe a new brushbar.

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: formed metal wire inside handle

this bent metal wire goes right at the surface in a grove where the two pieces of the handle go together where your fingers grip it. I think it is to discharge static electricity.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Power cut off after handle was dropped on floor while vacuuming

connections inside the handle came loose. happens to me all the time. take the handle apart and connect the wires back.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum. The best place to get an owner’s manual is from the Oreck Factory of which I will supply for you listed below or you can download the owner’s manual from the Oreck Website. . I would check with your local Oreck dealer or vacuum dealer in your area to see what is going on. This is most unusual for this to happen. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

http://www.oreck.com/ Customer Service 1-800-989-3535
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place handle half with the posts that hold the screws facing up.

silver pole with hole that goes completely throuigh goes over lower screw post (Long side)

static wire - L shaped end goes in small hole on opposite side of handle just below
vacuum switch hole, curve of wire should follow curve of handle and fits into top of
silver pole and pushes againt it providing push to hold siver pole.

hope this helps


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