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My Electrolux upright worked fine

My Electrolux upright (Epic Series 2500 SR) worked fine until I had to change the bag. It went unused for about six weeks without a bag inside. When I put in the new bag, it wouldn't turn on at all, even when I pushed the reset switch, changed plugs, etc. It seems completely dead. It's about 13 yrs old and had received a new motor om 2004. The reset switch is worn out and not making consistent connection. Anyone know how to get the unit apart to replace the switch? thanks

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  • patzona31 Jun 22, 2008

    Working fine; changed bag and now will not power on at all. A "?" is on the light, so I know it is not the power. Took bag out, turned it around, to make sure there was no obstruction. changed hepa filter also. No power. Any suggestions? Seems like a simple solution but cannot find it. Thanks.

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The bristles wont spin on my electrolux epic 2500 sr. Power works but thats it.

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

Are you using the proper bag? There's a kill/reset switch that needs to be pushed down by the rim of the bag before the unit will run.

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Epic 6500 Sr. Why does it keep turning on and off?


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Contact your local dealer. Free home delivery.
http://www.aerushome.com/storelocator/

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I am looking for an owners manual for my Epic Series 6500 SR.


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