Thread Number: 38861  /  Tag: Recent Vacuum Cleaners from past 20 years
Ametek motor for Miele vac - extra board??
[Down to Last]

Vacuumland's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 412745   8/14/2019 at 19:45 by bison (marin)        

I have a miele vacuum with a shot motor. I ordered a new one - a Ametek 115923. When it arrived I noticed that the new motor looks identical to the old except the old one has a small circuit board attached to it. Also I see that the old motor is a Ametek 115923-AB.

It looks like I could move the circuit board to the new motor and splice in the wiring so it matches the old motor's configuration. Is this what I should do?

thanks


  Photos...       <              >      Photo 1 of 4         View Full Size



Post# 412764 , Reply# 1   8/15/2019 at 01:30 by MadMan (Chicago, IL, USA)        

madman's profile picture
idk, would need to know more. Like what the board does. Is it to make it a 2 speed motor? Maybe a light control board?

At any rate, it kinda looks like everything should be plug and play. The board should mount to the motor and the wires should just plug in. A lot of times, a part like a motor will not be furnished with a 'separate' part like a control board. It's probably fine to just transfer the extras.


Post# 412793 , Reply# 2   8/15/2019 at 11:57 by bison (marin)        

The board apparently controls the speed of the motor. I went ahead and transferred it to the new motor, had to splice in one of the leads from the motor to the vacuums connector. Put it all together and it works fine... problem solved!




Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      



Comes to the Rescue!

Woops, Time to Check the Bag!!!
Either you need to change your vacuum bag or you forgot to LOG-IN?

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In



New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.



                     


automaticwasher.org home
Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy