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Central Vac will not turn on.

Kenmore S107.34726 central vac...

After vacuuming my two bedrooms on the top floor of my house and turning the unit off using the switch on the portable hose. I later changed attachments to vacuum our hardwood floor, only to find out nothing was working. I went down to the canister noticed the power indicator light was not on. Pushed the power button, nothing. Checked the fuse panel, it was good. unplugged the canister and plugged it back in, green light came on. Plugged in hose attachment to the central vac plug switched on noticed the power light went out
on the Central vac canister.\ about 20 sec after switching the power switch on.

Took the Canister top off, no smells, no carbon, fuse is still good.

Any Ideas ????

Thanx

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These problems are nearly exclusively caused by a bad circut board and replacing it is the fix. Bad boards can cause many different effects so its nearly impossible to be sure. The 9v signal wire is not enough to short out an entire unit so it is unlikely the hose. If it is a direct connect system and you are pulling power from the 110 somehow that would cause main unit problems but that is unlikely at best. Sounds like a failed board to me.

Best of Luck

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