Question about Miele Vacuums
Usually when a Miele doesn't start it's one of several things. Most commonly the cause is a faulty cord reel, however if you get power all the way to the motor brushes, it sounds as if you cord reel is ok, and that another common problem, the power switch, is also ok.
It could be your carbon brushes needed to be replaced. The carbon brushes are the only part of the motor sold separately, the rest of the parts are sold soly as a motor assembly complete. There is also a thermal switch that goes to that motor. The thermal switch will automatically shut the motor off when the motor overheats (usually caused by something stuck in the hose, or prolonged running of the machine with a full bag), and can occasionally fail itself.
Try connecting the motor itself to direct current to see if it will start. If you connect the motor to direct current, and it does come on, then you will need to replace the thermal switch, if it doesn't start connected directly to current, your motor brushes, or the motor itself have gone bad.
We can sell you either part you need, and would be happy to walk you through it. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Posted on Sep 25, 2008
Are the motor brushes worn?
Posted on Aug 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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