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This is a pretty common problem , and it's usually caused by 1 of two things. Both are pretty simple fixes. try the reset button which is located by the L shaped part on ur powerhead. try pushing that while ur machine is turned on for the carpet areaThe first thing you should try is simply eliminating the wand assemblies from the vacuum cleaner. So remove the hose from the upper wand, and disconnect the lower wand from the power nozzle. Now try connecting the hose directly into the power nozzle and turn on the vacuum cleaner, and power nozzle. Does it work? If yes, then one of your wands has gone bad, and you'll need to replace it. If the power nozzle still won't come on, then you may have a much simplier problem. on the neck of the power nozzle. You will see a small circle indent on the front part of the neck located underneath of where the wand connects into the neck. This is actually a cover that hides a screw below. Simply use a small flat head screw driver, and pop off the small circular cap that hides the screw. There is a Star bit screw underneath. I believe it's a T15, but it may be a T10 sized screw. Use I believe a T15 Torx screw driver and remove the screw from the neck.

Once the screw has been removed, Use a flathead screw driver, and pry the front cover of the neck off. It shouldn't take a lot of force, and should come off pretty easily. Once this has been removed, you should see to metal pins, and two lead wires. What happens is the lead wire becomes disconnected from the metal pin, which then prevents the power nozzle from turning on. Simply reattach the lead wire into the metal pin, and snap the front cover of the neck back on. Put your screw back in, and your screw cover (or you can just leave this part off, you'll probably be having to remove it frequently to reinstall the lead wire, lol).

If neither of these two problems fixed your machine, then it sounds like you may have a bad hose assembly. Hopefully this isn't the case, and it's usually not. 9 times out of 10, it's just the lead wire that's come loose.

Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 09, 2020

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Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 11, 2018

This is usually an indication that the motor is going bad. Motors in central vacuum systems are very easy to replace. Most motors can be purchased online.

Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 09, 2018

If you're looking for a new head for your vacuum. Then you're going to have to replace it with the same type of nozzle.

However, wall inlets are standard so you can purchase any kind of attachment kit and it'll fit your inlets and work with your system. Their are many online retailers that offer a wide range of kits that will fit your system.

Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 08, 2018

To replace the bulb you will have to remove the power nozzle cover. Remove the cover by extracting the screws from the bottom. Take notice of which screw comes from which hole. Depending on the year, one screw may be shorter than the others. If put back in the wrong place, the screw will come through the cover when replaced. Once the cover is removed it's easy to replace the bulb. Make sure everything is lined up when reassembling.

Electrolux... • Answered on Nov 06, 2017

There is no secret to getting items out that are stuck in central vacuum hoses. If you can get something long like a garden hose to insert into the central vacuum hose and push it out or put something heavy down the hose like a screw driver and shake the hose to see if you can knock it loose.

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Electrolux... • Answered on May 19, 2015

Hi, First, check the breaker for the receptacle this is plugged into to make sure it's not thrown. If that's not the problem, unplug the power unit from the receptacle, unhook the two small relay wires on the upper left side of the power unit, get a paper clip, bend it so you can put it back into the area where you pulled the relay wires out. Plug the unit back in and it should start. If not, the problem is in the relay itself or the motor. If the unit has some age to it, it's most likely the problem. If the unit starts, the issue is elsewhere. Try that first. Let me know if I can still help. [email protected] Good luck.

Electrolux... • Answered on Apr 02, 2015

I don't have an instruction manual, but if the vacuum is running continuously when plugged in you may have a bad relay. http://www.beamvac.com/usa/support/trouble_shooting.aspxhttp://www.centralvacuumstores.com/cvs/trouble_help.php

Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 09, 2015

If you've determined that it's not a thrown breaker in your box, and you've depressed the small breaker on the unit itself and still does not start, then it's either the relay board inside the motor housing or the motor itself. If it's 15+ yrs. old , that's most likely the problem and I do replace them. Hope that helps!

Electrolux... • Answered on Nov 24, 2014

If there no switch on the vacuum for manual you could installed a single pole switch connecting the 2 wire that start the vacuum and it should do the trick

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Electrolux... • Answered on Jun 17, 2014

change the switch put a brand new one on the will fix it for sure you can get one just bout anywhere that sells vacuums like guarantee vacuum and sewing center

Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 21, 2014

I would google your local vacuum repair store and go there. They usually have every brand of vaccum manuals.

Electrolux... • Answered on Mar 02, 2014

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