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The powerbrush (SEB 213) on my Miele S251i isn't getting any power. The light doesn't come on at all?not red nor green. Any suggestions? Is there a reset button or fuse?

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SOURCE: Miele SEB-213 powerbrush stopped working

Pull the head cover off to check the belt, if the belt is ok then it might be the power connection between the handle and the power head shaft. If the red light is on the power head, then its not the connection
because its getting power. Now some heads have a reset button on them,you could check this also.
With the cover off the power head, remove the belt, now turn it on, and be careful, but try to make the motor shaft spin,with one finger, because if it does start to spin you do not want to hurt your finger.

If the motor starts to spin,put the belt back on, if it does not spin again, the motor is too weak.
If it does not spin at all, the motor is bad.Hope this helps you,and you get it working.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Miele SEB-213 powerbrush stopped working

Is the red light on when the motor of the power head cuts off??

Pages 6, 11, 12 address issues related to red light/indicator:
http://www.mieleusa.com/manuals_pdf/accessories/Vacuum%20cleaners/SEB234_236_uscqmx.pdf

Also, I believe you can purchase new power brushes/heads.

Posted on Apr 15, 2015

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Hello, this is Ava with Think Crucial.

There are a number of reasons why your brush roller has stopped moving. General maintenance to your vacuum is crucial and will help it work at peak performance.

First things first let's focus on the brush roller. Unplug the vacuum and turn it on its side. Look for any noticeable clumps of debris or hair strands that may be caught in the brush roller. Remove these obstructions, probably best to do so with a scissor if it's hair or long pieces of carpet fibers. After removing the debris try manually rotating the brush roller to uncover other hidden clogs. Another thing to take note of is the condition of the bristles on the roll itself. Are they loose or worn down? These are signs that your brush roller is in need of replacing.

While checking out your brush roll you might as well take a look at your vacuums belt. Your belt should be replaced about every three months. After regular usage, the belt will stretch out, lessening the tension on the brush roller. Lesser tension diminishes the brush roller's turn rate and speed. If the belt feels loose then it certainly is affecting your vacuums suction as well as your brush roll not moving at all.

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You need to check your voltage coming out of your hose and wand, be sure that the handle switch is in the on position. Voltage should be +/-120V. If you have voltage there then you have a power head issue. The replacement would be the SEB 228, you could also use the SEB 236. The SEB 236 is a deluxe version of the SEB 228.

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Just a suggestion, but you could try to re-solder the connection on the board. some of the circuit boards did not have enough solder on the board coming from the factory.

That being said, if the component is damaged due to the burning, I suggest you contact your local Miele dealer and have them order you a circuit board for the unit.

IF the unit is less than 5 years old as well, that part should be covered under warranty. Do NOT solder it, just have them replace the part.

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Pull the head cover off to check the belt, if the belt is ok then it might be the power connection between the handle and the power head shaft. If the red light is on the power head, then its not the connection
because its getting power. Now some heads have a reset button on them,you could check this also.
With the cover off the power head, remove the belt, now turn it on, and be careful, but try to make the motor shaft spin,with one finger, because if it does start to spin you do not want to hurt your finger.

If the motor starts to spin,put the belt back on, if it does not spin again, the motor is too weak.
If it does not spin at all, the motor is bad.Hope this helps you,and you get it working.

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I have the above canister vac, which after my son tried to vac the stairs, it rolled down the stairs on him, but still worked, after turned off/on. Then after turned off maybe 10-15 mins., stopped working when we tried the switch. My father in law is our fix it guy, but still having a problem with the switch. Is there a wiring guide we could look at?

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
You can try to call the factory for the Miele S251i schematics / wiring diagram @ the phone number and website listed below or I put a few pieces of information listed below that might help.
1. The vacuum cleaner switches off automatically
A temperature limiter switches the vacuum cleaner off automatically if it gets too hot. Some models have a warning light (triangle) which comes on to indicate that it has overheated. Allow the appliance to cool down for approx. 30 mins. and remove any blockages to the air path.
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