Top 20 Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum Questions & Answers

This sounds like an overheating issue. The motor is most likely protected from heating, some use the airflow through it for ventilation and cooling the motor. Then there is a thermal circuit breaker.

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Try washing them as a n assymbley. Let tham dry for a long time and see what happens. They can be changed but not usually needed.

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I didn't replace it. The owner of the vacuum likes it better without the latch.

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take the cleaner apart and make sure that the wires are all hooked to the on and off switch that got to the beater bar that is the main part of the problem improper wireing

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The silver cover is a pressed in panel... (so called "three minute job".. hazardous, quite DEADLY voltages will be UNCOVERED.. use EXTREME caution)
and requires pretty good pressure to get it off... enough where a careless move can damage the cover.
Look at the back of the panel: there are two 1.25 inch (approx) wide slots.
(just imaging a battery flap on a cheap remote controller)
If you can gently introduce a blunt end putty knife into the slot and firmly push it straight forward (toward the hose end (there is a plastic friction tab at each outside end))... with a lifting action you will see the panel start to lift ... you will be able to see the tabs
if you look closely.
Insert your thumbnail on the much stronger corner and pry upward (this requires a lot of force and the corners are the strongest area... breaking the cover is very possible)
Once the silver cover is off you will see the two T20 Torx screws.
Removing them will only loosen the back end... which you should -exercise some caution here... that LED bracket is loose and all the weight is on the wires of the LEDs.
Now set the Vac on in the upright position (nozzle to the ceiling).
Complete release of the top is done by opening the bag compartment and pushing a through the red rectangles in the upper hinge wall. These are latched tabs and will easily lift once the tab is pushed in enough (try not to gough or mar... rememeber it is only plastic).
Both the bag cover and the back cover will lift.
Leave the bag cover and gently negotiate the back cover from inside the handle.
You can now see the big board SUMO (suction motor control board )...
If the glass fuse is not blown... and there are no obvious soot marks...
Take it to the VAC Repair for a free estimate.. They'll tell you it is the hose!!
(which is indeed the biggest failure point of these machines).
Hose slip rings can be inspected <dust & lint>and cleaned (PLUS ruined... Highly likely if you don't get the contacts back in their respective slots) by one screw on the wand end... or three screws on the control/handle end (inside tool carrier recess).

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I know this is obvious, but did you check the belt?

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It sounds like it may be a bad control valve assembly, which is found inside the machine. This part is controlled by the dial on the top of the vacuum and does wear out eventually.
If you've got a clean bag in the vacuum, this is the most likely cause. There may be other things that could cause the problem.
This is a repair that needs to be done at repair shop, I recommend one that has personnel trained in repairing the older style Electrolux vacuums like yours.

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You may need to change the hose or the sumo board on the machine. Please call for more details. Vacuum Cleaners Parts and Accessories

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Check electronic board wiring connections. It's located into dust cover.

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when i put in the usb cable from the speakers to the lap top it dosent read it on the laptop end that something has been connected

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Your best solution is to call Electrolux Home Care and find your nearest warranty station, even if you are no longer covered.
They will know how to perform this fix conveniently...unless you already have the new SUMO board. If that's the case contact me here, if that's possible, and I'll try to lead you thru the steps.

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You will have better luck if you mention what model it is and post a web link to a picture.

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Hello, this is Ava with Think Crucial.

You may find the User's Manual for your Electrolux model by clicking the link below.

You can purchase a wide variety of high quality Electrolux replacement parts for your Electrolux vacuum direct from Think Crucial with free shipping and an exclusive 10% coupon for readers, use code: FIXYA10

I hope this was helpful.

Ava B.
Think Crucial Customer Care

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Never have liked Electrolux doing any repair because it has been my experience that they don't do what they say they did....if you can read between the lines.....give me a picture of the unit and more details and I'll try and help you.

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change the motor filter :D

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some motors have a reset button that has to be pushed to get power back to motor after over heat. it is ussually located near the rear of the motor

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take case of make sure unplugged for 12 hour its behind front sucking duct

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