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     Olivero updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago 3 Members · 7 Posts
  • Olivero

    Member
    December 14, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    Alright,

    This one’s random but I figured either Fixbear or Ectofix might know because you seem to work on anything and everything.

    I had a co-worker bring me a very expensive miele vacuum and they are trying to get the telescopic wand fixed, it basically won’t stay where you click it in place and it has a button which allows you to change the height.

    https://www.amazon.com/Miele-Telescopic-Wand/dp/B013RYS4DU/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

    And yes, I know I can buy a new one but they want to see if I can fix it first.

    I’m assuming it’s a simple mechanism but how to get it apart is what I don’t know and I’m hoping someone does, I would prefer to not wreck it, trying to take it apart.

    Any ideas?

  • ectofix

    Member
    December 14, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    <div>Ya gotta love YouTube:</div><div>

    </div><div>Replacing the push button of your vacuum cleaner | Quickfix</div>

    • ectofix

      Member
      December 14, 2019 at 2:41 pm

      Why those <div> things again?  All I did was type a reply.

  • ectofix

    Member
    December 14, 2019 at 2:47 pm

    I’ll add that the reviews on Amazon aren’t very favorable in regards to that wand’s push-button mechanism.

  • Olivero

    Member
    December 14, 2019 at 2:52 pm

    Thanks Ectofix,

    I figured it out in the end, just had to “snap” the casing off and then I 3D printed the part I needed to fix it, so all is well now.

    Thank you though.

    • fixbear

      Member
      December 15, 2019 at 2:22 pm

      I don’t see how they could possibly make a clear internal with a push-button lock.  Incoming dirt would surely get caught on the spring and reduce the flow.  You wouldn’t have a picture of it now, would you.

      • Olivero

        Member
        December 15, 2019 at 4:58 pm

        Yeah it’s tricky to do but the way the mechanism works I think it relies mainly on the outside parts which aren’t in the path of flow.

        Unfortunately, I didn’t take a picture of it and it’s out of my hands now.

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