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Why do I smell pet hair when I vacuum

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I have a bissell vacuum model 3760-2 and it smells terrible when it is in use (like wet pet hair). I have emptied and washed the main collection "tank" and unscrewed the filter and washed the flexible filter but it still smell horrible. Any suggestions?


The filter if its dirty in gives bad smell.Also if it gets worn out or very old it gives bad smell.Many other users too have noticed this bad smell.Replacing the filter helped many other users too.\015\012The worst part being smell of the filte ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum

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Last time I used my Bissell Pet Hair Remover vacuum it smelled like something was burning and it left a black mark on the carpet. What should I do?


When you smell burning like that it usually indicates that the belt is worn and slipping on the motor shaft. You probably need to change the belt. You can get the belts for your model here: ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

I have a Bissell pet hair eraser model #3920. It's been working great until last night. I went to use it and the brush won't spin. It also smells like it's burning. I checked the belt and it looks fine, and the brush spins by hand easily. It's not clogged anywhere that I can see. Anyone have any other ideas? This vacuum is only 8 months old.


- Remove the access panel, which is on the bottom of the machine. There are 4 tabs to lift on the access panel to remove. Start with tab 1 then 2-4 tabs.- Check the brush, and belt for any damage. Clean off any debris on the brush. ... Bissell 3920 Bagless Upright Vacuum

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Very light "stuff" like dog hair will get stuck to the filter since that is where the suction goes. it's primary purpose was to keep dust out of the motor. This is a problem with many "bagless" cleaners. A bagged cleaner keeps all dirt and hair away ... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum

I just bought the LG200R vacuum. It is working wonderfully but i have only had it a week. I have already had to clean the agitator but this is due to my extremely long hair and apparently i shed a lot. I was wondering if i should be alarmed by the funny smell it leaves in the air. Its not like a burning rubber smell but more like a fresh plastic smell or sorta chemical like smell (hard to describe) and it doesn't need to be on to make this smell it seems to be permeating off the vacuum itself


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Vorwerk ET 340 - been great but now noticing strong burning smell after vacuuming some hair from the bathroom. Bag is nearly empty. Gave it a rest then unscrewed the cover housing the motor and all looks clean (dust is sucked up the pipe and doesn't appear to get near the motor). When I restarted it, burning smell still there. Are there any filters that might need changing? What could be causing the smell? Could the hair have gotten caught somewhere? Thanks.


Jessica,\015\012\015\012Try changing the dirt bag.\015\012Check if the motor gets hot after operation. You can come to check it by touching outside the motor housing. If it is hot or just warm.\015\012Is the smell of burning hair or something e ... Vacuums

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When I vacuum it leaves behind large clumps/rows of pet hair as if it was raked into a pile. I have to keep going over it to get all of the hair. I have cleaned out the vacuum and filters to help, but it does nothing to affect the perfomance of the machine. Why is it doing this?


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My pet hair eraser smells like it is burning all the time and sounds funny. The brush will not spin once you have it on the carpet unless you hold it up a little while you are cleaning but then the whole vaccume is not on the floor. I have cleaned all filters and all and it does the same thing. My sister has the same machine because I raved at how wonderful this thing was for pet hair and mine has not worked right since it was about a year old and hers has had the same exact problem since it was


We had the same problem, and it turned out that the roller wheel height setting had broken, for no apparent reason, and was "floppy" so we had to lock it in to one setting with epoxy. Limits utility, but it works. Sort of. ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

My Dirt Devil Vibe bagless vacuum started giving off a burning smell. The brush roller was jammed with hair. I immediately shut it off and cut the hair out of the rollers with scissors until it turned freely. When I turned it back on, the smell was gone but there's no suction now. Did I ruin the belt or something else?


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I have a Lift Off Pet Bagless upright and ever since I **** up a hair tie it hasn't been **** up the dog hair from my carpet. I have gotten the hair tie out of the vacuum but it is still not **** up.


Check the rotating blades. If they are bent or out of synch, then you have to replace the blades, even the motor. ... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum

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For carpet I love the Dyson DC39, but with the amount of dogs I have, the tubes, filters, and all parts of the vacuum get dirty and are unusable after a year or so. I go through a lot of vacuums. For hard floors, I use the DC39. It works really good ... Vacuums

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Hello,\015\012Dirt hair and such will build up in the hoses of that vacum. Take them apart stretch them out and run something through them to make sure they are clean. \015\012The other problem is the filter in the bottom of the cup. At l ... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum

Recently had to clean cyclone unit due to really, really bad smell. I did not think the canister looked like enough hair for the room and when I took the washable filter out, pet hair and stuff was packed against the washable filter. What do I need to do ?


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Cleaning Filter Hi: I want to clean the filter on the B&D pet hepa vacuum, but can't figure out how to take it out of its housing. I can remove the housing from the actual vacuum, but don't know how to get the filter itself out. It sure does smell of dog, so any help would be appreciated.


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The motor is bad, when these type of electrical motors go bad the power of the vaccum dies but the motor can still sound like it is running. One way to tell the motor is shot, is the motor while running will be a might louder than it was originally. ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

Hi, I have a canister Kenmore vacuum with power head. Everytime I use it, it smells sour. Its strong and like FEET with bad odor. My old Kenmore did the same thing but I used it anyway...because the power was great. We don't have feet problems or pets. The carpeting was new when we bought this vacuum.


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I have the Dyson animal upright vacuum. It's 2 years old and now it just isn't working as well as it once did. Suction seems to be lacking - it's not picking up pet hair or much else from the carpet. I have to go over the spot for a few minutes and still, the hair isn't picked up.


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