Troubleshooting for vacuum motors used in Mytee equipment.
|Vacuum is not turning on||Vacuum may not be receiving power.||Check for faulty connections between the motor, switch, relay and power cord. Secure any loose connections.|
|Vacuum is not producing suction||Recovery tank is full.||Empty recovery tank.|
External vacuum hose blockage (if there is no exhaust).
Check for blockage in the hose, starting from the cleaning tool to the machine.
|Clogged filter in vacuum tank.||Clean out filter regularly.|
|Drain valve/cap is loose and is causing air leakage.||Tighten the drain cap/make sure valve is completely shut.|
Hose cuffs are loose and causing air
Tighten all hose cuffs regularly as may loosen over time. Use a glue to prevent cuffs from coming loose (optional).
|Lid on vacuum tank is loose and is causing air leakage.||Make sure the lid is tight.|
|Vacuum blows water out of the exhaust|
Electronic shutoff is malfunctioning,
causing the vacuum to continue running even when the recovery tank is full.
|Replace the electronic float switch with a ball float.|
|Foam building up in the recovery tank.||Use a defoamer|
|Boot behind vacuum port is turned the wrong way.|
Make sure this plastic boot is turned toward the right wall of the machine and not toward the ball float.
There is a loud grinding
noise coming from the vacuum.
|Debris has been sucked into the vacuum motor chamber. Usually results from dry vacuuming.||Replace the vacuum motor. To avoid repeat problem, DO NOT dry vacuum with your extractor.|