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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
4 possible reasons.
1 – one or both bearings are worn so armature (rotating part) wobbles as it is spinning and cause motor brushes to wear fast. Solution – change bearings too.
2 – Whoever replaced brushes – did not use some brush seating sticks to make cmutator smother and contour brushes to the shape of the comutator (not likely). Solution – appropriately install new set of brushes.
3 – Comutator is so warped that seating sticks do not help anymore – solution – new armature or turn the old armature.
4 – The fact that ONLY ONE brush was worn may mean that there is something wrong with the brush or housing. Maybe it could not move freely within the housing? I think this may be most likely cause it it may be a combination of all 4.Is it worth to fix? Hmm depends how much will it be. If this is 100+ - I’d say get newer Kirby for 300 ad enjoy the tech drive (Heritage does not have tech drive so it is much harder to vacuum with than the newer models)
Posted on Nov 06, 2008
I had the same problem . The reason it acts like that is due to the cable that runs from the vacuum motor to the brush assembly has an intermittent open. My fix was to find the small cable that was causing my troubles and splice it. Making sure that I recovered the insulation. Of course my local repair station wanted to replace it for $75 labor plus parts and keep it for 3 days. I took it home and did it in 30 minutes .
Posted on Dec 12, 2008
If the red light is one the says "check brushroll" then you have to take it apart to find out what the problem is. It might be that the roll has too much stuff rapped around it so you have to take it out and clean. It could also be the rubber belt is not properly in place. Once you take the bottom off the belt should go on the far right side. Those are the only things i can think of. I have had mine for 3 years and have never seen a reset switch. Usually when my light comes on it is because there is a lot of hair rapped around my brush roll.
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
SOURCE: My vacuum wont turn on.
It sounds like you may have a faulty on/off switch. I suggest if you are not familiar with electricity please have someone that you know "is" to do the following. "UNPLUG" your vacuum and disconnect thee white wire coming out of the on/off switch. With a volt meter dial the meter to OHM's and hold one lead to the disconnected wire coming out of the switch and with thee other lead from the meter touch the metal housing of the motor. Click the on/off switch and if the numbers zero out your switch is good if the numbers on the meter stay the same chances are your on/off switch is bad. If the switch is good then the cost for a new motor is more than a new vacuum. Good luck
Posted on Aug 18, 2009
Here's a link to the owners manual for your Karcher DE4002.
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Owners Manual For Karcher DE4002 Steam Cleaner
Posted on May 07, 2010
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