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I have a Lux 5500 cannister vacuum cleaner. The nozzle part of my hose is cracked and I don't get a tight fit. Therefore the power to the vacuum head is sporatic. My question is: can I just replace the nozzle (It has 2 screws on it) or do I have to replace the whole hose.

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The handle is replaceable. Any Aerus Electrolux franchise with a service shop should have them available.

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The Renaissance and a few other models require a series of steps in troubleshooting, done in specific order, to diagnose the problem. The vacuum, hose, wands, and power nozzle need to be taken to an authorized Aerus Electrolux shop for this. The service manual is only available to the service techs, and franchise owner.
If these steps aren't followed, additional problems may result.

Things you can check include:
1. Afterfilter. This is located beneath the on-board tools. Open the access door to the tool holder by pressing latch at front of door. Squeeze clips at the front of the tray and lift to remove. If the filter is dirty, replace it. Turn vacuum on and see if it works.

2. Check for clogs in hose, wands, and power nozzle.
Disconnect hose, hold one end up, and drop a coin in. Lift end of hose so that the coin drops out. If it doesn't there's a clog that needs cleared. You may be able to do this by attaching the hose to the blower hole, placing the other end into intake and holding it there, and turning on the vacuum. If this doesn't work, it will need to be taken to the Aerus shop for clearing.
Visually check wands for a clog. A clog in the wands can be cleared with a broom stick or similar item.
Visually check the power nozzle from the bottom and the wand connection. If no clog is seen, try dropping a coin into the wand connection and seeing if it drops through. A clog here can be cleared using a wooden spoon handle or similar blunt stick.

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My wand on my canister began to spark and snap and smoke. The element was melting. and now I am stuck with only a working canister. the elememt or electrical hook up is burned up...and I guess I am gonna...


How's the hose?
If it's only one wand, yes, you'll need to buy a new one. It depends on where it burnt out. If it was at a connection to the hose, the other wand, or the power nozzle, you need to check the connections thoroughly for discoloration, breaks/cracks, and potentially shorts in the hose, wand, and power nozzle.
The entire vacuum should be taken to the nearest Aerus Electrolux dealer for troubleshooting for what caused the sparking in the first place.

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Make sure the brush is clear of all thread, string, hair, and similar material that has gotten wrapped around it.
There could be a problem with one of the electrical connections from vacuum to power nozzle, including broken wire in the hose. Check all connections for cracks, discoloration, and looseness.
You may need to take the vacuum to the shop. If so, make sure you take it to an authorized Aerus Electrolux store. Service tech should be able to determine the problem quickly.
Just remember, it just needs fixed, you don't need a new vacuum, and tell them that.

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The motor running the beater bar on ny Electrolux canister vacuum cleaner runs intermittently. It runs about 2 minutes and then cuts off and automatically starts again after a 1 to 2 minute interval. I...


Check all the wiring connections to make sure they're tight.
1/2. Wiring to power nozzle motor or reset switch is loose.
1. Cord from power nozzle to upper wand. If the plastic portion of the wand is cracked near the cord connection, or the connections are blackened, they need replaced.
2. Wiring connection from hose handle to upper wand. Check for cracks and discoloration as in 1 above. Replace if necessary.
3. Hose connection to vacuum. Not likely, but possible.
4. There could very well be a break in the hose wiring.
You may need to take your vacuum, with hose and power nozzle, to an authorized Aerus Electrux service shop. They can try a new hoze to see if that's the problem. If there is a break in the wiring, the hose is probably worn in other areas as well, and should be replaced.

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This vacuum has a 10 year warranty on the motor, and 5 years on everything else. Look in the yellow pages under vacuums, for the AERUS dealer, that is the new name for the traditional Electrolux company.....

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Generic problem for all Vacuums
Power head hose to fit
Power head hose to fit power nozzle PN-4. Electrolux MDL 1401B

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
I would advise because this is an older Electrolux Power Nozzle PN-4
Model #1401B that you could buy a replacement hose of which would save you money or you can spend the price for a genuine hose – replacement hoes work just fine and are less money.
www.A-1Vacuum.com 1-800-657-1874 -- they can ship one to you UPS….

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Hi,

You have a blockage in the hose,
Use broom handle or cane to remove it.

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Check & replace any filters that are fitted to machine.
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