Blue Sparking, Popping
I am Harry from Readington, N.J. I have an AirVac AV2500 that I assume was installed in my house when it was built (a little more than 10 years ago). Earlier this week, when I plugged the hose it into an upstairs wall inlet, the circuit breaker for the unit tripped. I emptied the canister, reset the circuit breaker, and turned on the unit using the toggle switch on the housing. Instead of the normal whine, the unit now growls. It does not provide any suction. I unscrewed the top housing of the unit, and turned the machine on again. There are many sparks coming from the central core, along with some pretty loud electrical popping noises (like small firecrackers).
Do I need a new motor, or will changing the brushes suffice? Please let me know. Thanks.
Hi, we highly recommend a new motor. They are designed to last about that long. Brushes may or may not help and not for long. Please take a look at what others are saying about replacing their motor and let us know if you have any questions.