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Hi I have something stuck in the handle of my Epic 6500 series vacuum cleaner. How do I detach it from the hose? Thanks Marina

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Take your tool caddy off and after filter insert the hose into the exhaust port turn the vac on the object should come out you may have to place your hand over the handel to build up back pressure a few times if it doesn't come out at first

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Power head does not work canister does . There is voltage at the power head.


Although it could be a multitude of things that keep the power nozzle from operating properly, the most likely is, since it's an Epic series, Is that the power nozzle elbow assembly needs replaced as the fine wires and top of the elbow tend to break/short after 5-10 yrs. of use.
It's also very well possible that the power nozzle reset switch or hose switch at top of handle is defective. Try plugging the power nozzle directly into the hose handle assembly and turn machine on. If the power nozzle still doesn't work, it's definitely a problem directly with the power nozzle.

Hope that helps!
Mick

Mar 14, 2015 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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How can I separatte the ****** handle of my Epic 6500 fromthe hose? I have a wrapped pair of socks stuck in it at the handle


There are two different styles of hose for the 6500 vacuums. Please be careful when you take the handles off and also when putting it back togeather. To remove the handle there are two screw caps that you need to remove to get to the screws. You can do this with the tip of a knife or something similar inserted under the edge of the screw cap and pry up. The screws can either be a Phillips head or a torx bit. Remove the screws and then separate the top part of the handle from the bottom. Make sure to notice the position of the wires and do not unplug them from the switch or the contact block.The contact block at the hose end of the handle has two contacts that transfer the power from the hose to the handle and will bend out of shape if you are not careful. To remove the contact block, use a flat head screw driver under the block and pry up. On the older models, the handle will slip right off. If you have a newer model, there is a handle retainer at the base of the handle and will push out with a screw driver. It only goes one way and
the handle will slip off.
To replace the handle just reverse the procedure. Good luck.

Aug 28, 2014 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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Need manual for epic series 6500sr


Hi,
Go to aerusonline.com. They have a section under the "surface" heading that you can download the manual. If no Epic 6500 is showing, use the Legacy manual. Same thing.
Hope that helps. :-)

May 13, 2014 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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How do i replace the hose on electrolux epic series 6500 canister vacuum


Cheap fix: DuckTape around the connections will work great

May 10, 2014 | Electrolux Vacuums

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I have an Electrolux Epic 6500 SR vacuum and the hose end with the handle is separating. Power nozzle losing contact intermittently. Is this piece replaceable or repairable?


It is replaceable. Just take it to the nearest Aerus Electrolux store and the service tech will take care of it for you.
Go to the following site and follow instructions to find the stores nearest you.

Nov 18, 2010 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum - Suction stops when hose is attached


If the bag full light keeps coming on, you can first try adjusting the dial on top of the vacuum cleaner. If that does not work, then you need to change the control valve. This is an internal component of the canister and is directly below the dial.

You can ship the vacuum to http://evacuumstore.com/ and they can reapir it for you.

Mar 28, 2010 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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How to dismantle vacuum hose at the handle with the power switch on epic 6500


Good that you didn't just pry things open. If you look closely you will see several tiny plastic caps under which will be hidden screws. Remove the screws and gently separate the "handle cover" from the main handle, then slide the handle off the hose. Clean the internal handle contacts and the rings on the hose. Reassemble by installing handle onto hose fully to align contacts, then installing wiring cover portion onto the hand grip.
Any evidence of black pitting on the rings needs to be polished with fine sandpaper and the finger contacts adjusted for tension to eliminated further shorting. After cleaning, you can apply a very thin film of petroleum jelly to the contact rings for smoother rotation.

Dec 11, 2009 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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I have the electrolux epic 6500 sr. when i


As hooton8 stated i have the electrolux epic 6500 sr. as well and when i attempt to vacuum i turn it on and it turns off after about 3 seconds. new bag nothing stuck in tube. I turned dial to the right all the way. Works when hose is not connected..hose is clear.

Dec 05, 2009 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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I need to remove the handle of my Eletrolux 6500 from the hose.


If it is in the tube part of the vacuum, you could poke it out with a long and skinny pole, or a meter stick. If it is stuck in the hose, just open up the part that closes the vacuum bag, and do the same with a very long piece of metal or wood, as a meter stick will not be long enough.

May 31, 2009 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

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