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Current M&S Vacuum Systems (6)
< AVP3000 - AVP7500 - AVP12000 - AVP24000 > < AVR3000 - AVR7500 - AVR12000 - AVR24000 >
Discontinued M&S Vacuum Systems (0)
< AV Series > < BV Series > < FX Series > < ZX Series >
M&S Central Vacuum Accesories (7)
All products that can attach to your central vaccum
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My vacuum doesn’t have as much suction as it used to. What’s wrong?
Viewed 29161 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
Most central vacuum systems have two filters that protect the motor from dirt and debris – the main cloth bagor sponge filter, and a smaller screen filter. Some older model vacuums employed a sponge filter instead. These older models did not... Read More
If I upgrade my power head, the hose, or the wand, can I keep my old equipment?
Viewed 4638 times since Tue, Mar 30, 2010
This really depends on several factors: the type of equipment you have, the model that you are currently using, and what you intend to purchase at this time. If you have a "standard" power head (air only, non-electrical) then replacing the power head... Read More
Can I vacuum saw dust?
Viewed 4511 times since Tue, May 25, 2010
Yes, however only if you are vacuuming a small amount of shavings from cutting wood. The Air Vac is not designed to vacuum fine dust, large amounts of saw dust or be attached directly to a power tool to be used as a dust collector. If you have any... Read More
My vacuum won’t turn on.
Viewed 4235 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
Check to make sure the electrical outlet that the unit is plugged into is working properly. Try pressing and holding the reset button on the front of the vacuum canister for seven seconds and then release it. Check your circuit breaker to see... Read More
My Vacuum won’t shut off
Viewed 3689 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
Press and hold the "reset button" for 7 seconds. If it still does not want to shut off, try unplugging the main canister and then plugging it back into the wall. If the unit still does not want to shut off, you may need to contact a local dealer and... Read More
How can I find a dealer in my area?
Viewed 3098 times since Mon, Mar 7, 2011
You can locate a local dealer by visiting our website at http://www.nortekcontrol.com/locator/. You can search for a dealer by using the pull-down menu to select your state, or by clicking on the "zip code" link, which allows you to search for... Read More
One inlet has good suction, but another one doesn’t.
Viewed 3032 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
You probably have an inlet that is clogged, or the section of piping which feeds the inlet has a clog or a break in it. Check the inlet for a clog. If you don't see anything, you may want to call a local dealer for assistance. To find a dealer in... Read More
Can I buy a belt for my CT14DX or my CT18DX?
Viewed 3003 times since Tue, Mar 9, 2010
A replacement belt for a CT14DX (VM454) is 112914. A replacement belt for a CT18DX (VM455) is 112914. Replacement belts can be purchased through your local dealer. You can find who the dealers are in your area by visiting our website at http://www... Read More
What is my warranty?
Viewed 2927 times since Wed, Mar 17, 2010
For a comprehensive look at product warranties, and our return policy, please visit our website at http://www.nortekcontrol.com/warranty_returns.php. Read More
Can I buy wheels for my power brush?
Viewed 2838 times since Tue, Nov 9, 2010
We do not carry most parts for hoses, wands, or power heads. The only parts available are the belt and light kits for most power heads. If you want to try and fix the brush yourself, you can try going online to locate the part. Please note that... Read More
How do you remove or install the Teflon bag in my vacuum?
Viewed 2815 times since Wed, Jan 12, 2011
All of our vacuum canisters have a Teflon filter bag inside the unit which keeps most of the debris away from the motor. This bag may become clogged with dirt and may need to be removed and cleaned in order to keep your vacuum running efficiently. ... Read More
I get suction at my can, but not through inlets.
Viewed 2747 times since Fri, Mar 12, 2010
If you find that you have good suction at the canister but less than satisfactory at the inlets, you probably have a clog or break in your piping. This is a problem that is best handled by an authorized dealer. To find a dealer in your area, please... Read More
My Wall inlet has a constant red LED, but my vacuum canister has a green LED.
Viewed 2671 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
The LED's on the wall inlet are designed for use with the ZX and AVP Series of vacuum. The wall outlet LED's should be disregarded if you use any other series of vacuum. If you have a ZX or AVP series vacuum and the wall inlet has a green light that... Read More
How do I become a dealer?
Viewed 2619 times since Wed, Mar 17, 2010
If you are interested in becoming a Linear Dealer or Distributor, please contact Inside Sales at 800-421-1587 or 760-438-7000. Read More
Can I replace the cord on my wand?
Viewed 2609 times since Tue, Nov 9, 2010
We do not carry most parts for hoses, wands, or power heads. The only parts available are the belt and light kits for most power heads. If you want to try and fix the wand yourself, you can try going online to locate the part. Please note that any... Read More
Can I vacuum liquid?
Viewed 2543 times since Tue, May 25, 2010
No. Do not use the vacuum to pick up any wet spills of any kind. Electrical shock may occur and you will definitely damage the motor. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us via email at vacuum@linearcorp.com. Read More
How do I get a return authorization for my product?
Viewed 2491 times since Mon, Mar 15, 2010
Return authorizations are only given to dealers and/or distributors. If you are an end-user, then you will need to contact a local dealer and have them contact Linear on your behalf. To find a dealer in your area, please visit our website at http:/... Read More
Can I buy a replacement switch for my hose?
Viewed 2487 times since Tue, Nov 9, 2010
We do not carry most parts for hoses, wands, or power heads.The only parts available are the belt and light kits for most power heads. If you want to try and fix the hose yourself, you can try going online to locate the part. Please note that any... Read More
Can I use the hose from any manufacturer?
Viewed 2446 times since Tue, May 25, 2010
No. The use of a non Linear product may adversely affect the quality & performance of your Linear product. Only Linear approved vacuums hoses should be used with your vacuum equipment. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at... Read More
Can I use the bag from any manufacturer?
Viewed 2384 times since Tue, May 25, 2010
No. The use of a non Linear product adversely affects the quality & performance of Linear products. Only Linear approved vacuums bags may be used with Linear equipment. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at vacuum... Read More