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Have an electrolux 6500 and the overheat light is on. I replaced the bag and the light remains on. What should I do? jarpino1@optonline.net

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The hose might be plugged. Try rolling a marble or small coin through the hose. If it doesn't go through, that's likely the problem.
Also check the short tube in the power nozzle for a clog.
If your machine is still under warranty, less than 5 years old, you don't want to take anything apart. Doing so voids the warranty. Call your local authorized dealer/consultant or take it to the Aerus shop, and ask them to unclog it. Sales reps are not authorized to take the machine apart, so don't let them. This also will void any warranty.
Also, check the filter beneath the bag. If this is is dirty, it can cause the motor to overheat as well.

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