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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: miele .s5210 Bag Vacuum
Solution #2 was close in my case. There are two slip rings at the hub of the cord reel. One of them was not making contact despite the fact that there are two separate contacts for each side of the mains power for redundancy (good design!) It wasn't too dificult to pull out the cord reel, pull the reel off the axle while disconnecting the retractor tape, and adjust the contacts.
Posted on Jun 25, 2007
There is an electronic circuit board on the motor that may have gone bad and will have to replaced, part # 06836740 and sells for around $75.00, for model S516. But if this a S316, then it could be the speed control mounted on the motor, Part # 04416342 and sells for around $83.00. Both of these models are Cat Naad Dog so you need the model number berfore you order a part.
Posted on Jan 17, 2008
Is the suction low or ok at the vacuum without the hose attached? If it is ok, then there is a clog in the hose. If it isn't, then check filters, is the speed variable, is the contol set too low. Could be a bad motor, running too slow.
Posted on Mar 06, 2008
SOURCE: vacuum not picking up
At the top of your wand, do you have a plastic swivel that cover a hole in the wand? This is for when you are cleaning curtains, and if that is open, or cracked you will loose suction there... also check your hose for cracks, or breaks. If it were in the shop I would put a gauge on it... normal suction is about 80-95 inches of water lift at the end of the hose. Once you have check each section of the hose, and wand, check the housing for cracks, a missing gasket (Very Good Reason For Lack Of Suction) As to your Filter, how long have you used that one filter, you can clean them for a while, but once a paper filter gets full of FINE dust you won't get it all out, you will have to replace the filter itself at that point. I hope this was helpful.
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
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