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My Electrolux powerlite pet 1900w vacuum has a really noisy

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My Electrolux powerlite pet 1900w vacuum has a really noisy motor how can I cure this problem
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Welcome, my name is ***** ***** I will be helping you with your problem today. If anything isn't clear, please just ask me.

Can you tell me the actual model number from the data plate on the machine?
Also, how old is this and has it picked up anything strange, like plaster dust etc?

Thanks
Rob
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Z2257 no nothing strange picked up
Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi Geoffrey
Thanks
And the age?

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Nearly 3years
Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi Geoffrey

Thanks

This is not going to be good news, so please dont shoot the messenger !

For the motor to be noisy, the bearing has started to fail. Sometimes this is caused by very fine dust (like plaster dust) bypassing the filters and getting into the motor.

On this machine the motor is a complete unit
Please see here

At that price, I am afriad this is simply not an economically viable repair

Sorry its bad news

Can I ask you to take a moment and rate my responses so far? Please use the smiley faces which you should now see. Please remember you are rating me personally, not the website or the problems you have had with this machine.
This will not close your question and you can still come back to me if you need more help
Thanks
Rob

Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi Geoffrey

Not sure if you got my reply, but you should now see it above

Sorry it wasnt good news, but can I remind you to rate, please. This is the only way I get credit for spending my time helping you with this
Thanks
Rob
Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi Geoffrey

I see you have now read your answer but still not rated?
Is there something else I can help you with?

By rating, it does not cost you any more money, or close your question, it just means I get credit for spending my time helping you

Thanks
Rob
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sorry I've been so long responiding Rob had an urgent matter to sort out, I was wondering is it possible to get and fit new bearings to this motor?
Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi Geoffrey

I have a great deal of experience with these Electrolux vacuum motors

Unfortunately, the way they are put together makes it impossible to take them apart and replace the bearings

I am afraid the only way is to replace the motor complete, which in my opinion, makes this an uneconomic repair. Sorry its bad news

can I remind you to rate, please. This is the only way I get credit for spending my time helping you with this
Thanks
Rob
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