|Motor Type:||Series Universal|
|Input Voltage:||120 VAC|
|Fan Diameter:||5.7 in./144.8 mm|
|Air Discharge:||Peripheral (Acustek)|
|Recommendation: *When purchasing a new motor, we highly recommend buying a spare set of carbon brushes and changing your motor carbon brush every 2-3 years.|
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This genuine Ametek-Lamb 117939 is one of the most common central vacuum motors in the industry today. This motor is typically used in home & commercial applications. If you choose not to replace the Ametek-Lamb 117939 motor and would rather upgrade your system then click for Central Vacuum Recommendations.
Our professional advice: If your central vacuum is over 10 to 12 years old consider replacing it with a new more modern, energy efficient, quieter, and certainly more powerful unit. If you do decide to replace the central vacuum, it is easy and takes less than approximately 20 minutes.
We can help you find a new central vacuum motor, determine if you need to replace the motor or the entire central vacuum system. Contact our technical support team 1.800.322.2965. Most consumers choose to upgrade their central vacuum rather than hassle with motor installation.
* Rule #1, Remember to keep your old motor gasket when ordering a new replacement motor for your central vacuum! These brand new genuine Ametek Lamb motors are drop shipped directly from the manufacturer and will be coded and dated.
* In most cases, motors will arrive in 3-5 business days. In the rare event that your central vacuum motor needs to be special-ordered, it may take longer. If so, we will call with an ETA. These items are non-returnable and are not covered under our 30 day return policy.
Free Shipping on All Motors Over $75.00. Tax is only applied to shipments made in Florida.
* In most cases, motors will arrive in 3-5 business days. In the rare event that your central vacuum motor needs to be special-ordered, it may take longer. If so, we will call you with an estimated arrival time.
These items are non-returnable and are not covered under our 30 day return policy. UPS Ground Only Within The Contiguous US Sales Tax Will Apply To Florida Residents.
Universal Rule of Thumb: When purchasing a central vacuum unit, please remember to increase or double your home's square footage to maximize suction Learn How To Select The Right Central Vacuum For You
Q: If I were to replace my central vacuum unit, does this mean I have to change my attachments or alter the piping inside of my house?
A: Absolutely Not. Changing a central vacuum system is truly easy to do and no altering of your house nor your attachments have to be changed. Everything is universal in the central vacuum industry. It probably will take you no more then 10 to 15 minutes to replace the central vacuum unit and away you go. We are here to help out that process if need be, let us make it easy for you by choosing the right system for your house as well as helping you with any questions about installation by speaking with our certified technician/installer. It's truly an easy do-it-yourself project. For any further questions don't hesitate to call us at 800-322-2965.
Q: I never felt I had enough suction from my central vacuum to start, maybe my builder did not put the correct system or enough power for my house, I always thought it could be more. Can I upgrade my central vacuum system with more power?
A: Absolutely. Let us assist you with a more quieter and definitely more powerful central vacuum system. Call now for assistance in finding the perfect central vacuum upgrade for your house. 800-322-2965. We have over 50 years of experience in the vacuum industry.
Q: Is it hard to replace my central vacuum motor if I choose to do it myself? Do I need a vacuum expert to do it for me?
Q: If the unit doesn't power on, or if I smell smoke/burning or hear weird noises, is my central vacuum shot?
A: Yes. First, try your circuit breaker or the reset button located on the side of the vacuum. If still unsuccessful, then it's possible the unit's toast. You could either replace the motor, relay, or transformer, We advise our customers if the unit is over 10 years old, it may be more economical and a better decision to replace the whole unit.
Q: If I want to replace my old broken down central vacuum, do I have to buy the same brand?
A: No. Customers ask us this question every day. Every central vacuum is interchangeable with each other. Every one uses 2" PVC pipe.