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Replacing the contacts in the Lux Epic 6500SR
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Post# 204072   10/17/2012 at 22:02 (2,722 days old) by beerad (Beautiful Vancouver BC)        

I have to replace the contacts in the front door of my Lux Epic 6500RS.

It looks like a simple job.

Who eles has done this with this model?

Where is a good place to order these from?

Thanks

Brad.





Post# 204084 , Reply# 1   10/18/2012 at 01:26 (2,722 days old) by beerad (Beautiful Vancouver BC)        
hellllloooooo

anyone here?

Post# 204089 , Reply# 2   10/18/2012 at 06:49 (2,721 days old) by kirbykid63 (Wilmington Delaware)        

Hi Brad,your best bet is Electrolux.

Post# 204094 , Reply# 3   10/18/2012 at 07:37 (2,721 days old) by s31463221 (Frenchburg, KY)        
Brad

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I can get parts for the American Aerus/Electrolux machines, do you care to take a photo of what you're looking for and send it to me? I'll see if it's something I can get for you. You can send it to my email if you don't care vacman1980@gmail.com Thanks!

Steve


Post# 204148 , Reply# 4   10/18/2012 at 17:36 (2,721 days old) by sbakerde (Millsboro, DE )        
hose inlet

The contacts are part of the whole hose inlet I have a few. There are aftermarket ones as well that work great

Post# 204153 , Reply# 5   10/18/2012 at 18:09 (2,721 days old) by beerad (Beautiful Vancouver BC)        
ahhhhh,,thanks guys..

guess what?

I read on line after some searching that there is a fuse in the black wire going from the door of the vacuum to the cord winder. This black wire is connected to the right side of the contacts in that door.I cut out the fuse and reconnected the wires and it works fine. How about that?


Post# 204163 , Reply# 6   10/18/2012 at 19:50 (2,721 days old) by sbakerde (Millsboro, DE )        
Haha

I do believe that. Haven't seen that fuse go out very often but it does happen.

Post# 204173 , Reply# 7   10/18/2012 at 22:44 (2,721 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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Brad, that's wonderful that it was such a simple fix! Now you can put your Lux back to work & maybe give your Filter Queen a break :-)

Rob


Post# 204230 , Reply# 8   10/19/2012 at 18:16 (2,720 days old) by beerad (Beautiful Vancouver BC)        
yes,,

time to give the filterqueen a break.




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