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Old 09-07-2022, 04:44 PM   #1
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ok my redwood friends, all of a sudden my vacuum connection , or the vac plate isn't working. we checked the breaker, and the fuses. of course i am so spoiled to this vacuum, and of course i could just go buy a vac,, but it's such a luxury to just plug it in and clean this coach. oh yes, the bag was full, and i replaced it too.

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Old 09-07-2022, 04:51 PM   #2
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Can you hear the vacuum running, but no suction, or is it totally dead?
Ours lost suction and turned out the hose came of the vacuum unit.
Might have to pull a section of the rear bulkhead and check things. Ours just plugs into a standard duplex outlet, so the cord could have come unplugged. With a flashlight make sure the hose is securely fastened at each end.
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Old 09-07-2022, 05:35 PM   #3
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no, can't hear anything.
totally dead!! of course my husband was the last to use it, so it's his fault!!! lol
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Old 09-07-2022, 10:59 PM   #4
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Have you removed the plate that the hose goes into? Besides the vacuum hose it has 2 low voltage wires that could break or come loose. If the hose connected to the plate is long enough you should be able to check these wires.
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You stated that you checked the breakers. What about your GFCI in the bathroom? Ours was tripped once after washing the coach and apparently the exterior receptacle got a little moist and tripped the GFCI. Reset and vacuum worked again.
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yes, my husband came home and reset the GFI, and still nothing. we will be checking the wires behind the kickplate, and the hose cap today. when i checked the bag yesterday, it was really full, so i changed it. we will later also get behind the basement wall to check if hoses, and vac motor is plugged in. don't know why it wouldn't be, but we'll see.
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Old 09-11-2022, 09:34 PM   #7
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hey our Redwood friends, we finally figured out why the central vac wouldn't work. it was the relay switch . Thank all of your input, yall are awesome.
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Old 09-17-2022, 04:13 PM   #8
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We had our unit fail as well a few years ago. Turns out the circuit card inside the unit failed which I replaced.
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Old 09-20-2022, 04:43 PM   #9
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We got the relay switch at vacumaid for $37.00 most places wanted $95.00
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