Electrolux Lux 5500 Canister Vacuum\015 I have an Electrolux epic 6500SR I’m trying to change the power cord can’t seem to find how to take apart the cannister where the cord is located Can anyone please give me step step directions?\015

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To open the bag, you simply pull the zip apart. You don`t let the air in via the valve. All vacuum storage bags will leak in air over time – Neusu vacuum bags have been tested to keep out most of the air, with only minimal leakage, after over four months.
Neglect your vacuum filter bags, and you`ll swiftly lose suction power. This, in turn, places unnecessary strain on your vacuum`s motor. Eventually, your vacuum will become a lot more difficult to maneuver, not to mention less effective at cleaning your rugs, carpeting, or other surfaces.
To do this, remove the base of the unit with a twist or by unlatching, then dump the debris and put a plastic bag over the bottom and shake the center-weighted cloth filter. On top emptying models simply open the top and remove the bag.
Possible Causes: The brush roll is blocked. The cleaner might be overheated. The battery is empty (last LED blinks)
The bottom line. Many vacuum brands recommend changing the bag before it becomes full, at least every three months. The purpose of changing the vacuum bag when you need to is so that your vacuum cleaner is working at an optimal level.
To do this, remove the base of the unit with a twist or by unlatching, then dump the debris and put a plastic bag over the bottom and shake the center-weighted cloth filter. On top emptying models simply open the top and remove the bag.

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I have an epic 6500SR I’m trying to change the
ANSWER : You really don’t want to get into the vacuum. You could cause more damage than what you have now. After you do get into the vac, the cordwinder is another monster to get into.
.There are two strips,one on each side of the cleaner under the rubber bumpers. The strips have to be removed by pulling off the bumper and pull them out the front of the vac.This is not easy. After you get the locking strips out, turn the vac over and pull the bottom off. Then you can see the cordwinder.
.The best thing to do is take the vac to a Aerus/Electrolux shop for repair.

I was vacuuming and noticed that the bag needed changing. the red light with the ! inside the triangle also came on. When the bag was changed, the vacuum would not restart. The red light came on. Tried the reset button but nothing happened. Tried unplugging and re-plugging in and nothing happened. Replaced all the filters and still it wouldh’t start. So I brought it downstairs and tried one more time to get it to start. it worked! Is there something wrong with the vacuum cleaner? Was it overheat
ANSWER : It was overheated that is why it worked downstairs after cooling off.

Sudden loss of suction. Using a dirt devil upright. Checked the belts that were changed recently and working. Changed the half full bag. No change. Checked for blockages and as far as I can see there are none. The blower is working as much as it ever was I think but I;m stumped.
ANSWER : R u sure there is nothing cought in the hose?

Have a Shark steamer. Tried the vinegar, tried the CLR, tried putting a piece of wire and a skewer into steam hole…no luck. The unit gets hot but no steam. Will try one more round of CLR and let it sit overnight. Other than all that I mentioned…have no idea what to do next. It’s a great gadget if it worked!!



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I hve a lacrosse satellite clock (battery driven). It hasn’t changed with the spring time change and has not ability to change later than the EST. Will it eventually change??
ANSWER : Replace the battery from the clock and check.if the battery is gone weak it will not help the clock to change time..check out with new battery and see..keep updated.this will help.thanks.

I have a Roomba 560 (it’s still in warranty !!) and, after my summer vacation, it has a problem.
When I’m charging Roomba, the orange light blinks (and this is normal!) but this orange blinking continues forever…. the light doesn’t change to green.
If I detach Roomba from the charger, the light become green and it works normally until the light changes to red and I have to charge it again.



ANSWER : The problem is not with the charger itself but it is with the battery inside the Roomba. It sunds like one or more of the cells has gone bad so its not holding the same charge as it did. I would recomend sending it in while the warranty is still valid so they will replace it. Your charger and the Roomba itself should be fine.

A few tips to keep the battery working longer:
Only charge the battery when it is drained all the way to zero. It will help keep the battery active.

Only charge the battery until it is full and then disconect it from the power source. It will keep it active longer plus it will help keep your electric bill down.

I am trying to change an old fashioned fuse, (house lights), luckily had a spare one. Have put the 15amp fuse wire through the whole thing, and trying to describe if I’ve got it right is alitle awkward, this is what i’ve done, cut a piece of 15amp wire a little longer than the old one, then loking at it, taken it straight through and round to left as I’m looking at it, and put the screw in, and obviously done the same for other side. My problem is that I don’t remember taking the screws out of w

your descriptions are understandable and sound about right.
as long as the wire is securely fixed to both pins, you should be ok.
if there are any problems, especially if the fuse blows again fairly soon, then i strongly recommend calling a qualified electrician to check the system.

I’m trying to clean the brushes under neith and trying to figure out how to take to plastic part off so that i can clean underneith. I think the brushes come out but i’m not sure how.
ANSWER : The brush block wasn’t made to take apart and clean. The whole block will come out, it just cames catches that hold it in place.