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Offline manc

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My DC05 plus wont power up
« on: October 10, 2014, 10:55:18 pm »
Hi,

After dismantling my DC05 plus once it decided to stop working (8+ years)I found bits of the carbon brushes loose at the bottom of the motor housing, after further investigation I can also see I have a Panasonic motor in my DC05 plus (see below), does this mean my only option is to:-
a)Buy the "DC05 Motor Housing & YDK Motor Conversion"
b)Buy a new vacuum?




I hope someone can help.

Thanks.



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Re: My DC05 plus wont power up
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2014, 11:26:44 pm »
Try ebay, you might get lucky with a Panasonic motor but you will be getting a used one so how long it will last will be anyone's guess. swapping to the YDK would, IMO be the best bet.

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Re: My DC05 plus wont power up
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2014, 10:46:11 am »
I *think* we still have a used one listed on eBay. We also have a new one that appeared recently [probably the last one we will see] but it is an eye-watering £50 delivered as we had to pay strong money for it. I haven't got around to listing it anywhere yet but we have it.

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Re: My DC05 plus wont power up
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2014, 11:38:56 am »
Try ebay, you might get lucky with a Panasonic motor but you will be getting a used one so how long it will last will be anyone's guess. swapping to the YDK would, IMO be the best bet.

Thanks for your reply.
Heard good things about the YDK motor so I will change over to that, leaning towards the conversion kit offered by mancvacs.

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Re: My DC05 plus wont power up
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2014, 11:41:29 am »
I *think* we still have a used one listed on eBay. We also have a new one that appeared recently [probably the last one we will see] but it is an eye-watering £50 delivered as we had to pay strong money for it. I haven't got around to listing it anywhere yet but we have it.
used and 50quid on a motor arent really options,  would prefer the conversion you offer on your website, do you have these items in stock?

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Re: My DC05 plus wont power up
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2014, 01:45:11 pm »
I *think* we still have a used one listed on eBay. We also have a new one that appeared recently [probably the last one we will see] but it is an eye-watering £50 delivered as we had to pay strong money for it. I haven't got around to listing it anywhere yet but we have it.
used and 50quid on a motor arent really options,  would prefer the conversion you offer on your website, do you have these items in stock?

Yes, they are here, but that is also £50. There is no cheap way around that really.

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Re: My DC05 plus wont power up
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2014, 02:55:18 pm »
Don't forget that whatever £50 you spend, plus a tenner for new filters, it will last another 10-15 years!

By the time you've bought a second hand motor that has grumbly bearings and fitted it the £50 will seem easier!
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