Electrolux Central Vacuum\015 Model 26 serial number 501 A 661\015
How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?
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The amount of power used by a central vacuum system is roughly the same as that of a portable vacuum cleaner. Yet, it has 3 to 5 times the power of a portable vacuum cleaner. You are getting more suction power, which translates into more efficient cleaning, at no extra energy usage.
Unplug the unit from the power supply board and disconnect the system. This ensures that the AC unit is receiving no power whatsoever. Wait 30 minutes, then plug the unit back in.
If your Electrolux dryer clicks but won`t start the thermal fuse may have blown. This fuse acts as a safety device that blows when the dryer is in danger of overheating, cutting off power. The dryer will continue to make a clicking sound without turning on until the thermal fuse is replaced.
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Only used it a couple times and the motor gave out.
First started being noisy then a bad smell. It did seem
noisier that what I would expect from the start but I
didn’t realize it was a problem with the shaft of the motor.
I took it apart and found the motor shaft wasn’t
true and causing sparks. The motor looks like it can
not be taken apart and repaired. This seems like a default from the beginning but it is past warranty. Also noti
.you have a bad connection somewhere in the unit
.this is a fire hazard and you should not use this until its been fixed
.could be a pinched wire or broken connections
If the fan does not come off easily you may have to remove this part and access the rear of the motor where you can use a wrench to hold the armature (you will see where you can hold it right behind the commutator. Removing slide bracket assembly memorize where the wires are plugged in and how it is engaged with the transmission.
.At 18 years, there are other things that could be getting worn out as well. If you happen to need to replace them over the next year or two, then you would have been better off getting a new machine. Just the motor and hose can be over $600. Add the power module, power nozzle or parts, and wands, and the costs can end up being over $1000. So take a look at the hose and accessories. If they show a lot of wear and tear, then it might be better to replace the whole thing. A new machine carries a five year warranty, which also covers accessories.
.Also, have you notice a loss of suction? This usually results from a worn out, leaky hose, and with a 30 foot hose can result in a tremendous loss of suction.
.Just take all things into consideration.
.Personally, I’d recommend a new canister vacuum. Depending on the model, they come with a five to twenty year warranty, with five on the accessories from the hose down.