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Beam Central Vacuum Motor- Model 167C – Lamb Ametek 116472


SBasic Model Data

Volts – 120
Fan Stages – 2
Air Seal – No
Double Insulation – No
Type – Bypass
Discharge – Tangential
Fan Diameter – 5.7 Inches
Epoxy Paint – No
Bearings – Double Ball

SKU: BCV167C Categories: , Brands: .


This genuine Lamb Ametek motor is designed for your Beam Central Vacuum unit model 167C. It is a 5.7, 145 mm 2-Stage Tangential Bypass Discharge design. It is Lamb Ametek model 116472. Like many of these motors, this particular model is compatible with the following makes/models:

AirKing AKCVQZ15 AirKing AKCVQZ35 AirKing AKCV35 AirKing AKCVP35
AirVac AV195 AirVac AV400 AirVac AV425 AirVac AV425A
AirVac AV2500 AirVac FX2000 AirVac FX5800 AirVac ZX5800
AstroVac MK-I AstroVac SR-42 Beam 78 Beam 100
Beam 167 Beam 167C Beam167S Beam 177
Beam 178 Beam 189 Beam 189S Beam 189C
Beam 353 Beam 2089 Broan CV-20 Broan V20C
Brute Power Mini 99116 Budd 9812 Hayden 2400 Hoover S5602
Hoover S5610 Hoover S5615 NuTone CV554 Vacuflo 17
Vacuflo 107 Vacuqueen V1000    

Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 8 in

Buying a Vacuum?

Central Vacuums
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Service, Installation and Repair

We have been repairing vacuums at our retail locations for decades. Plus, we are the authorized warranty station for almost all major brands.There's nothing we can't fix. We also service and install central vacuums in your home. Come to us for your Beam, VacuFlo, NuTone, Hayden and other needs.


Right Type for the Right Job


  • Wider cleaning path
  • Better on carpet
  • More commonly has motorized brushbar
  • Longer power cord
  • With power cord and hose, longer reach
  • In bagged units, often have larger bags
  • Rarely has automatic power cord rewind
  • Harder to get around and under furniture
  • Have to move entire machine on each pass


  • Narrower cleaning path
  • Better on bare floors
  • Frequently have air-driven brushbar
  • Shorter power cord
  • Shorter reach
  • In bagged units, often have smaller bags
  • Often has automatic power cord rewind
  • Easier to get around and under furniture
  • Only have to move hose & nozzle on each pass

What We Do

American Vacuum Company does it all. For over 40 years we have had Kansas City covered. We are expanding west with our retail and service and we are already all over the world through with our Internet presence. Whether you are in Kansas City or Kalamazoo, let American Vacuum take care of your vacuum cleaning needs.
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