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Electrolux 2100 new bag placed full bag indicator appears

Electrolux 2100 new bag placed, full bag indicator appears. I understand this may be a faulty sensor. can anyone give me instructions how to disable sensor and how to repair it. additionally does any one know how to open this vaccum to get to the sensor?

or perhaps its another issue? I already checked the hose its clear i dropped a penny it came out easly.

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  • Langston2 Aug 03, 2008

    The bag full indicatior light comes on and my vacuum shuts off. I only use Electrolux bags and I have tried putting an unused bag in a few times--no luck! I took the hose off of the cannister and turned the vacuum on. The motor ran fine.No problem--but, when I put my hand over the place where the hose fits into the cannister, the machine shuts off and the bag full indicator light comes on. I repeated this a few times and always got the same results. I read somewhere that there is a sensor somewhere near where the bag fits inside the cannister. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks! Red

  • luva2win Sep 29, 2008

    same thing i changed the bag 5 times and the light stays on...grrrr

    what do i do ?

  • nsxtech Dec 08, 2008

    bag full indicator on... machine has new bag and will not stay on with any type of flow restriction including the hose on it.

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It appears you have a bad control valve. My suggestion is to take it to your nearest Aerus dealer and have them replace it for you. You can find them by going to aerusonline.com and use their dealer locater. It shouldn't cost much to replace. You can disable it, but I don't suggest it. It is in place to protect you motor, and assuming you bought this machine new, you are aware of how much they cost. If you can't find a dealer locally, call the closest one and they may ship you the part. If you have to do it yourself, here is how. Open the front of the canister and remove the bag. As you are looking at the front of the unit, there are two vinyl covered strips that run the length of the unit. Pull forward on these strips and then pull out so that the vinyl separates from the plastic underneath. Now grab the plastic strip with a pair of needle nose pliers and pull towards the front of the canister. These can be tough if the machine has never been opened up before, but pull as hard as you need to, to slide the strip out. Once both strips are out, turn the machine over, pull out on the sides of the bottom of the unit, and lift up. The bottom should come off relatively easily, and everything will be exposed. The control valve rests under the bag housing, since the machine is now upside down. Pull the bag housing out, and the control valve will be right there. It's circular with vacuum lines connected to it. Just pull it out and move the vacuum lines to the new one, but be sure you get them in the right position!. It won't work if you don't. I hope this helps. Good Luck!!

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