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Poor suction (new bag, clean filter, clear hose)
\015 My Hoover cannister vac model s3531 has very weak suction--new bag placed, filter clean, hose clear--any ideas??\015
Check the impeller on the moter it may be missing a fin or two (question does it make any unusual noise or vibration ?)
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Poor suction (new bag, clean filter, clear hose)
Check the impeller on the moter it may be missing a fin or two (question does it make any unusual noise or vibration ?) ... Vacuums
My new Kenmoore Powermate 116 canister has poor suction. I have no pets and light dust. Its not picking up small particles on the wood floor with the floor attachment. When I put my hand to the suction it feels weak. Cleared hose and changed bag. Using again, same issues. This should not be happening with a new vacuum. Is it a bad design in the elbow joint of the hose? I want to return this!!!!
First of all disassemble the handle and hose as much as possible and examine the inside. Make sure there is not any significant debris lodged in the hose somewhere like a plastic bag or something.\015\012\015\012Also check at the top of t ... Kenmore 23912 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
My dyson DC24 has very poor suction - all filters clean and hoses seem to be clear. had it for just over a year
Hi there,I'm sorry to hear your DC24 doesn't seem to be picking up as well as it should be. From your description of the issue, it sounds as if there may be a blockage in the machine - to locate and remove this, please follow the steps shown ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a new bag in, checked the hoses for clogs have the motor cover off showing motor runs. Problem is vacuum has no suction in hose area, cover off where bag is and the air blows out of filter. hoses are clean no blockage.
Have you checked the filter? Many vacuums have a filter under or behind the bag to keep dust and dirt out of the motor. If this gets clogged the motor can't get any suction. Also look for holes in the hose or in the small segment between hose and bag ... Vacuums
My eureka smartvac 4870 has no suction at hose or floor. all hoses are clear, filters clean and properly installed. bag not full and properly installed
Your eureka has no suction kuz the vacum hose needs cleaning ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
No suction--blocked hose was cleaned out, but there is no suction now. I put in a new bag and air filter, also.
You may have a broken belt that turns the brush.Jim ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum
Losing suction filter clean,hoses clear,output blower good,but very poor suction
If the blower is much stronger than the suction, you may have an air leakwhere the cover fits on tank or possibly a warped tank or cover. feel all around the unit for air being drawn in somewhere besides the hose. try it without the hose on and block ... Craftsman 17765 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Dyson DC14 suction still poor after all cleaning and new pre filter set.
... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner model 116.27514700 has unacceptably low suction.It is much less than my older GE Walmart canister vacuum. the 2 filters are very clean and there is no blockage in the hose and the dust collection bag is empty. Is poor suction a characteristic of this model or if not is there a way to fix this problem?
... Panasonic Kenmore Canister Vacuum Vacuum
Poor suction...I have checked hoses...have changed bag. Is there a filter that needs to be cleaned?
... Panasonic MC-V5217 Vacuum
Eureka victory upright has no suction.has new bag and hoses are clear. Filters are clean,brush roller works fine.
... Kenmore Vacuums
Very little suction power - red light for poor performance is on, I have changed the bag, cleaned the filters, confirmed nothing is stuck in the hose
Make sure there are no clog ups in the hose ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
Bought a Kenmore Progressive canister vacuum at a garage sale that looked in better than average condition, filters clean, new bag, all accessories intact, some debris in roller brush. problem is no suction when turned on. There does not appear to be any obstruction in hose. did not have manual
Hello,Carnister vacuum cleaners are all built with the same principle in mind. A motor \015\012generates power which powers a vacuum which, in turn, creates suction to\015\012 lift debris. The most common areas of suction loss are within ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
I have a DC07 and the brush wasn't rotating and I had no suction at the brush but perfect suction through the hose. I noticed a large build up of dog hair around the brush so I took off the cover plate and removed all the hair, cleaned inside the floor/brush housing and cleaned out the hose. I also cleaned the filter and removed the other air access cover and made sure that they were clear. I put everything back and the brush still doesn't turn and there is still no suction through the bottom
Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. \015\012\015\012Here is a link that can assist you in your quest for the missing suction: \015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a Miele Vacuum cleaner MedicAir 5000 Plus. Recently the Dust Bag Indicator bar is full during normal cleaning and consequently the suction power is much less. I replaced the dust bag, engine pre-filter and Hepa filter but no change. When i remove the hose, the Indicator is normal, but when i attach the hose, wand, head, the indicator is full. I checked the hose, wand, head but can't see any blockage and when i blow with my mouth it seems fine. Can anybody help? thanks!
... Miele Vacuums
My electrolux oxygen cannister has the "bag change" light on when there is a new bag. The light stays on when the suction power is high (to pick up small particles) and it won't pick up, but the ight goes off when the suction power is low (to pick up big objects). I changed the hepa filter, cleaned the motor filter and changed bags, but all that didn't help.
You may have a clog in the hose, and/or the inlet by the brush roll. A clog will turn on that light as well as a full bag. ... Vacuums
My vac has lost suction. When I vacuum it picks up very little, but when I remove the wand hose it has good suction. We have cleaned both filters, checked for blockage in all hoses & cleaned the beater bar brush. All to no avail. Is it the motor? Or is there a blockage deep in the vac somewhere? We're debating repair versus buying a new one. Hope you can help. Thanks.
Hi there,Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC14. Since you say you've already washed the filters and checked for blockages, it's probably best if you get in touch with us so we can run through some simple troubleshooting ste ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I am getting very little suction from the motor. The hose is clear, the bag new. When I open the bag cover, plug the hose in and turn the vacuum on, there is next to no suction from the motor. What do you think is wrong? How do I remove the cord retractor to get to the two screws that hold the back of the canopy cover?
Your problem is probably is you don't have a proper seal in your chasis. A vacuum has to be sealed tight or the air will leak out and the seal broken. Check around the whole body after the bag is in and check for any airflow noise. I could help more ... Vacuums
Poor suction We bought a model home about 11 years ago and it had the Cental M&S Cyclonic Cleaning system. The suction has steadily been weakening. Now it is almost non-existant. I clean the filter bag in the main unit, but how clean does it need to be. Could there be a clog in the wall lines. If yes, how does one unclogg them. Thank you. I liked the system and would hate to just give up on it. Jean
This page has useful tips for unclogging a central vac. https://www.centralvacuumstores.com/cvs/trouble_help.php ... M&S Systems FX-3000 Bagged Central System Vacuum
Bissell lift off vacuum about 4yrs old. Extremely noisy. OK until before Christmas but getting worse every time it's used. Washable filters washed, HEPA filter replaced. brush bar cleaned of every scrap, hose empty,everything that can be cleared has been. Noise high pitched, screeching and can only bear to use it for a few seconds at a time. Suction OK. Mine is so loud I can't use it very long-high pitch screech. Can this be fixed or does the whole vacuum need to be replaced? It still cleans gr
Sounds like a bad motor. Could be either foot motor or main motor either way cost will be more than half of the unit. ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum
My Bissell cleanview is NOT suctioning well, all filters, nozzles, attachements, canisters and belts are clean and in good repair. We've pretty much made sure everything that I can get to without completely dismantling the vacuum is super clean and/or new... still poor suction
Did u check the filter above the dirt cup?\015\012\015\012twist the yellow piece and wash the filter ... Bissell 3594 CleanView PowerTrak Bagless Upright Vacuum
Recently purchase SC-N500 vacuum cleaner. Worked well only the first 2 times I used it to clean up plaster dust from floor after sanding. Since then it has not worked at all well wiht very poor suction. Fluff gets stuck in the hose and has to be manually removed. Suction power is very poor. I have washed the filter to remove the dust with no difference. Who do I contact in Brisbane to service or assess the problem further.
... Sanyo Vacuums
Help hi there. i have a hoover savvy u8172-900 vaccum. the hose has great suction, but there is limited suction on the main unit and the brush does not spin when i try to use the product. we have cleared the brush of any debris and have also installed a new bag. a few days ago, we disconnected the hose to make sure there was not any foreign bodies stuck in the unit...nothing seems to help. any advise?
As the hose fits into the base (if i am correct) the power at the base should be fine, make sure the base is clean and free from blockage,\015\012you say the brush doesn't spin, has the belt broken, if so replace it, (very cheap) and only a couple of ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.
Check the inlet down by the brush roll, make sure it is open, if it is then the hose itself must have a clog. If the hose comes off, drop something like a marble in one end and see it it comes out the other end, if it doesn't then you have a clog. ... Dirt Devil M1100009 Reaction Soft Touch Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
My eureka vacuum won't suction and starts to smoke when I try to use it. It sounds like it is suctioning when I first turn it on, but after about 20 seconds it begins to smell like burning and does not suction at all. I have tried cleaning and unclogging the filter and everything. It's bagless so I don't need a new bag.
The problem is that your belt is stretched and worn. This causes that burning smell and it also causes the vacuum to not pick up well. You need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual with instructions: ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum