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Serger motor won't stop running
\015 My Husqvarna 905 serger isn't working properly. The motor is humming even when I am not pressing the foot pedal. It also started to smell like the motor was overheating. I turned it off, but any ideas how to fix it?\015
The switch is stuck in the on position.replace the switch.sounds like you have something jammed up in the motor.openit up to get to the motor and see whats in there
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Serger motor won't stop running
The switch is stuck in the on position.replace the switch.sounds like you have something jammed up in the motor.openit up to get to the motor and see whats in there ... Vacuums
Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?
The Oreck vacuum motor sparks the stop running. Plugged to another outlet, the motor did the same things, run for few seconds with sparks and stopped again.
... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a VX3000C Broan vacuum and the motor sometimes runs lower and comes back to normal time and time. Plus, now it lamost stops before coming back to normal speed. Can someone explain to me what that might be or if it did happen to someone else? It doesn't stop, but runs at very low speed and come back. It is like if a connection is not made properly. But it does the same at my 3 connections and I did check the one on the vaccuum itselfs.
... Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System Vacuum
Kenmore Progressive canister model 116.27514700 Problem: Vacuum motor won't turn on. The power head operates, but nothing from the vacuum. Have checked all areas of airflow: hose, bag, motor filter and hepa filter. All are fine. Have checked and rechecked all electrical connections, all seem to be in working order. Vacuum hasn't run for a week or so, so it's not the thermal protector, unless it's defective. Vacuum was running fine last week. Didn't stop operating when using. Went to v
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DT 1300 As I am vacuuming the motor seems to fade in and out and sometimes stops running for a few seconds and then resumes. If I move the hose a bit near the vacuum end, it runs smoothly again. Does this sounds as if there might be a short in the motor? Would this be something I can fix myself or does the vacuum need to go in for repairs.
... Oreck DutchTech DTX1300C with Motorized Carpet Brush Bagged Canister Vacuum
My Discovery 4210 Roomba will run normally for about 20 minutes on a smooth, wooden floor. It then begins the following sequence: run forward a few inches, turn in a tight counter-clockwise circle a few revolutions, stop, power off a few seconds, power up, repeat cycle from forward run. The sequence can be repeated seemingly endlessly if I don't turn off the power manually. I've replaced the motor, and led revolution sensor system on the left drive wheel. I've blown the dust out of everywhere. A
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My Air Vac is 20-21 years old. Recently it stopped running. I found the fuse by the motor was blown and replaced it. It blew immedicately when I turned it on. I think I need to repace the motor. Do you agree and can I buy a motor from you.?
If the fuse does keep blowing yes you do need to replace the motor. I am sorry we do not sell parts though. Try the link below to get the motor.\015\012\015\012 ... M&S Systems Vacuums
DC 17 UPRIGHT BRUSH MOTOR WONT STAY RUNNING. TURN
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I have a kenmore upright model 116.36933 vac. motor wont stop unless i pull th plug the buttons work on everything else but stopping the vac
Motor won't stop running
You have a bad relay board. An Electrolux dealer can get you a new one. ... Electrolux Central Vacuum
Motor stopped running...i have veard this could be
I have the same shop vac with the same problem. I have disassembled it and can tell you the motor core windings go to two posts of what appear to be some sort of fuse, and that's where the open circuit is in mine. (I bypassed it to test the motor, a ... Vacuums
My Electrolux Central Vac E130G stopped running. I checked the motor by circumventing the pc board and putting 110 VAC directly on the motor . It ran at full power. Is it the pc board I should repla
Stopped working Was working fine then it smelled like burning rubber, not the belt I checked. It sounds like the motor wants to run then it just stopped but the light is on. What do you think, go by a new one?? This has been a great vacuum cleaner and I can not seem to find a Sharp anywere. Thanks for your time.
Well it could be the motor, if it is it would cost around $80 or so for a motor. May be better to buy new, thre are a number of good brands out there. ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My serger is 14u344b/354b,ultralock,singer.press the controller it will run for a little while then stop.keep pressing on the controller it will run and stop,hope you can help me thank you .Jane
My Rainbow e-series will not run. It will turn on, but it sounds like the motor is barely running for a few seconds and then it stops. It will do this over and over.
Remove the water canister and turn the motor on it's side. Try to turn the 'diffuser' device by hand--it should turn freely. If very hard to turn, then one of the motor bearings may have frozen and the plastic case must be removed to access the motor ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a kenmore vacuum cleaner model # 116.23612. When the hose is attached to the canister it runs, but if you remove the head to just use the hose the unit stops working. Is the motor dead or is there some type of reset or fuse. Could you please tell me how to test this. If so could you please send me instructions on how to replace the motor. Thank you in advance for your help, Tony
... Kenmore Vacuums
Switch Problem The red switch to put on wont stay on the motor runs but as soon as you release your finger from it the motor cuts out. what do I need to do to make it work as it should?
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Is there an reset button on the craftsman 16 gal it was running and stopped. i had some crud in the air filter and removed that but it still wont run thanks Dave
Do you put the foam filter over the paper filter ... Craftsman 17765 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
My Hoover duros s3590 just stopped running. The motor started up and then just powered down and won't start back up. Is this a faulty on/off switch or a motor problem. I'm weighing the +/- to fix or buy a new vac. TIA
... Maytag Hoover Duros S3590 Vacuum (Canister)
Dyson My Dyson DC04 runs for a second or two then stops. I have checked the motor. The brushes are good but the commutator is a slightly pitted.Do I need a new motor?
Hi.\015\012\015\012Check mains lead where it enters machine very common for internal fracture.\015\012\015\012To prove this try waggling lead with machine switched on if it starts & stops this is the fault.\015\012 ... Dyson DC05 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
Stopped running. Filter was clogged. Cleaned filter and changed bag, but still won't start. Motor was warm when it stopped.
Hi There,This sounds like the Thermal Switch in your motor tripped. All Riccar vacuum cleaners have a motor reset switch, that will shut the motor down when it gets hot. Usually it's caused by a full bag, clog, or dirty filter. ... Riccar 8850 Vacuum
Hi. DC14 not running. Repeated pressing of the switch occasionally produces a split second whirr from the motor. I had been picking up plaster dust for some time but stopping regularly to clear out filters and 'the little tubes.' The switch is fine. I cannot see how to get at the motor. Thanks , Chris
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Shop-vac model 90L550A motor wont run
Yes replacing the link would work, but that would not fix the cause. You have either pulled the wiring to the point of pulling apart the connection or there is a short. Which would be in the way of a grounding effect causing the link to heat and melt ... Vacuums
Vacuum stopped working and wont run
Check the cord to be sure its not broken anywhere.\015\012Check the roller, it may be clogged ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum