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Electrolux Diamond Jubilee bearings
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Post# 195617   8/16/2012 at 20:02 (2,788 days old) by Vacuumfreeeke ()        

Hey guys... I was using my Electrolux Diamond Jubilee tonight and it would down for about a minute and a half after turning off, so I assume that is the bearings... I've never gone into an Electrolux canister or serviced bearings before, so I thought this would be a good time to learn.... does anyone have any advice or instructions?

Thanks





Post# 195629 , Reply# 1   8/16/2012 at 21:28 (2,788 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        
it would down for about a minute and a half after turning of

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I don't quite understand what you're describing.  Thanks!

 


Post# 195633 , Reply# 2   8/16/2012 at 21:59 (2,788 days old) by Vacuumfreeeke ()        

I meant wind down! Sorry.... it just takes longer that it should and doesn't sound right! I forgot to proofread!

Post# 195642 , Reply# 3   8/16/2012 at 22:49 (2,788 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I've not had a motor take that long to wind down!  But if the bearings sound raspy or if they sound like there's grinding or grating, then they need to be serviced.  I've also heard bad bearings squeal/whine. 


Post# 195662 , Reply# 4   8/17/2012 at 01:19 (2,788 days old) by Vacuumfreeeke ()        

I don't either.... I don't know what I was thinking when I said that.... it's like 30 seconds, maybe 20, but way too long.... it still works properly and the suction is ridiculous, I just don't like that extra noise after I turn it off....




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