Having problems with your Vacuums ?
Cord Heats Up
\015 We purchased a Hoover Wind Tunnel Cyclonic a month ago but the cord heats up. The happens very soon while in use. Is this dangerous to the vaccum? What can be done to fix it?\015
You have prob run over the cord and caused a internal short in the cord to be sure plug in but dont turn on the vac see if it gets hot if no then your motor is drawing to much power. check the brush see if it moves easly with your hand and UNPLUGED if it does not turn easly there is string or carpet that needs to be removed.And if thats not it look for a new vac
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Vacuums
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Hot cord the cord on my vacuum cleaner has been getting very hot the heat is from one end to the other incuding the plug and also where the cord exits the back of the canister please help I love this vacuum cleaner it has been faithful to me for over 15 years!
Likely after all these years that the motor is starting to go bad and draw more amps thasn it should. a new motor at a vac dealer is your best bet. it was likely made by panasonic, so a new panasonic is your best bet, and less $$$than the kenmore for ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum
Plug the unit in, the power light doesnt illuminate and heat element doesnt heat the water. wall plug has power, mop cord isnt damaged
Mine too ... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
Cord Heats Up
You have prob run over the cord and caused a internal short in the cord to be sure plug in but dont turn on the vac see if it gets hot if no then your motor is drawing to much power. check the brush see if it moves easly with your hand and UNPLUGED i ... Vacuums
My 2001 miele stopped working Black cannister. I believe cleaning ladies overheated it as the bag was very full and the vac felt warm to touch. I replaced bag and let cool down but it will not start. This has happened before and the vac store said they replaced the cord because it tends to go when it over heats. I have not taken in for and estimate but I fugure it will be at least $150 to repair. Is the another option.
... Miele S548 Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have a shark iron model G1495N It has a cut in the wire inside the rubber hosing that goes around the cord from the base of the iron When using it yesterday I didn't see the cut and it sparked after plugging it in and heating up Is not usable at all What can I do to repair it if at all? I've had it since sept 2008 Thnxs
It's probably best to replace the device, when dealing with sparks and exposed wires. \015\012\015\012If you're electrically-inclined, feel free to pry it apart (when unplugged!) and see if you can re-attach things, but generally soldering or g ... Vacuums
Steamer #410 has cord problem
U can send it back or u can fix it urself its a simple fix all u have to do is check the power cord going in u can cut about an inch n reattach it and it should work good luck ... Eureka Enviro Steamer 310 Stick Vacuum
Miele vacuum Sometimes when I hit the auto roll up cord button or even move the cord, the power vacuum goes off. I move the cord again and it comes back on. I took it apart and looked at the connection from the cord to the auto roller. These are the electrical slip on type connections and are still in good shape. There are no bends in the cord. I air dusted everthing inside, put it together (with no extra parts!). Good news..it powered up so I did not break it, but it still has the same problem.
How to wind cord onto spring loaded retractable cord reel for a Kenmore canister vacuum. There is a metal 'U' shaped, spring loaded, piece that fits over the outer aspect of the wheel. If cord needs to get wound on under this metal band I can't figure it out and the band is like factory sealed onto the wheel. Also. I don't know which direction to feed the cord onto the wheel
What is the exact model # please?Thanks!! ... Kenmore Vacuums
I own an Oreck 2310RS upright vacuum cleaner. The cord is too short for my needs. The cord I need is a two wire 25 to 30 foot cord. Where can I buy this vacuum cord and how do I connect it? Thanks, Don
You can buy one at a oreck store but i would tell you to use an extention cord ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Cord rewind The power cord is jammed and won't go in or out. I can't find a way to get the cover off to have a look at it. Any suggestions please? Power cord jammed won't go in or out. Can comeone tell me how to undo the casing to get to the power cord?
Which model do you have.. ... Vacuums
I have a hoover upright bagless - turbo power 6500 The cord has been run over and I just noticed white stuff on the cord where it is tattered. My husband said he saw it 6 months ago and never said anything! Anyway, what is that white stuff in the cord? Is it dangerous in any way? Is it insulation? What is that usually made of? Just concerned since the cord is dragged over the floor and my little boy constantly has his hands and face on the floor. Thanks. Worried mom
It can be potentially dangerous. What you see is the cord insulation, if you move that a little you can see the power wires. They are coated and cannot hurt you if not damaged. If i were you i would wrap it in electrical tape or best thing would to ... Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I need to replace electrical cord on hoover windtunnel UH70120. How do i get the cord reel off? Can i open the cord reel to replace the cord?
... Hoover Company Wind Tunnel U53019 Upright Vacuum
Have an older model Electrolux canister model. The electric plug is broken so I got a new plug to put on. When I cut the cord to replace the plug, the dang cord retracted into the unit. So how do I get access to the cord area so i can find the end to the cord!
Hi,\012\012You have to open the vacuum cleaner and look for the wire.\012\012It is located inside the circular wheel, where it wind itself up.\012\012Don't be afraid to open it, unless your willing to pay somebody just to install a ... Electrolux Vacuums
Miele Red Star model S314. Cord reel is stuck. About three feet of cord is out. The rest of cord is jammed inside machine? How do I get to where the cord reel is?
It is actually simple when I tell you, Here we go... \012\012First, open the lid and take the bag, and hepa filter out of the machine. \012\012With a slot screwdriver, pry the hinges of the bag door out a little and take the b ... Miele Red Star Bagged Canister Vacuum
Bosch canister vac BSG81313. Took cover off to remove lots of hair, dirt etc from running without bag in place. Everything went back together OK, but cord reel spring went zip when cover was removed. How do I rewind the spring so there is tension when the cord is pulled out ? Wound cord back onto reel, but reel just clicks ever revolution etc...no tension when cord is pulled out of vac. Bob
The spring inside the hub of the cord wheel has escaped from the locking tab. You must completely dismantle the vacuum to access the cord wheel - take it out, reattach the spring and reassemble the unit. All you need is a phillips screwdriver, a pai ... Vacuums
Water Heating System
You need to have the wiring checked in the handle. Either the switch or wires going to the heater are bad or shorting to something they shouldn't. ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
DZ9080 IRON IS NOT VERY OLD, BUT HAS HEATING AND STEAMING PROBLEMS. IT MAY BE ALL HEATING RELATED! MY WIFE WILL SOMETIMES JUST LEAVE IT "ON" FOR TWO HOURS AND THEN IT WILL START STEAMING AGAIN. I CANNOT MAKE SENSE OF THE HEATING INDICATORS; SOMETIMES IT WILL STAY GREEN NO MATTER WHERE YOU SET THE DIAL ---- AND IT DOES NOT FEEL HOT! WHEN I TRIED IT AGAIN TODAY, THE SHOT-OF-STEAM WORKED FOR A WHILE (AND THE SPRAY WORKED), BUT THEN ALL IT WOULD DO IS DRIP WATER AT THE TIP WHEN TIPPED DOWNWARD.
I couldn't find any warranty information on this iron, but I suspect that the heating element either has a faulty connection or part of it has cracked, making contact at time, but poor contact at other times. The unit will have to be taken apart an ... Rowenta Vacuums
THE ELECTRICAL CORD DOES NOT REWIND COMPLETELY ... WHEN REWINDING IT LEAVES ~ 3FT OUT OF THE CANISTER ... I have cleaned the cord & made certain that the cord is not kinked or twistedc
I have the same problem but i dont know how to open it i see no screws only the rubber band that goes around it unless theres a way how to do it ... Kenmore Magic Blue 24195 Bagged Canister Vacuum
I need to replace the cord wrap part that flips up to retain the cord and down to release the cord and can find the part to order one.
You can locate your nearest dealer through the Hoover web site and then call them to order you one. once they have it in you could take the vac to them for the cord hook to install for you. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover UH70120 WindTunnel TSeries problems with the cord. im a tech savy guy and have been trying to fix a cord after it was pulled to far out and now wont auto retract, but just cant find a way to pull the cord rewind mechanism out to work on it. Any advice
You will probably have to replace the cord winding mechanism. I have never had any luck trying to repair one. Cord retracters are great when they work but it seems like they always go bad before too long. On many units you can't even replace the cord ... Hoover UH70120 WindTunnel TSeries Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Power cord worn out where it enters motor, have to move cord certain direction and will turn on. Cord finally gave out one day and almost shocked me when it literally blew out. wont turn back on
You have popped the fuse in the plug top or have burnt out the wires in the cable \015\012\015\012No matter you have got to shorten and re-wire the cable into the cleaner or get a new lenght of flex and do the same thing.\015\012 ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum
Power cord Cord is just all knotted a twisted, i bought a rubber cord and just want to replace the original. I have removed all the screws from the rear of the machine and it still doesn't want to come apart and i dont want to force it. any help is appreciated.
If the cord goes in at the top, take the handle off, then remove the tool holder, then you can get to the cord. If it goes in at the bottom, You have to take off the motor cover to get to the connecting end. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Model Mars A4 laminator not heating up. The red ligh5t comes on but then wont go green. No heat being generated. Was wondering if it is the round thermistor on inside of the unit, or could it be the heating element itself.
Cord replacement I need to replace a damaged cord (the reel works). How do I get the top off so I can remove the back end? Once I get it off, will I be able to change the cord, or do I need to buy the whole reel assembly? (and thanks for the help - I love this site!)
You will probably have to replace the whole reel cord. Depending on your model, on each side, there is a bar in the middle that will slide off, then the 2 halfs will come apart. They will only slide in one direction. If an older model, there are s ... Electrolux Lux 5500 Canister Vacuum
Hi , I have replaced the electric cord on Electrolux Lux Royal vacuum , but the rewind that retracts the cord does not pull it in . The coil spring looks ok but it will not pull the cord back in , any suggestions please . Thanks Dave Ryder
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=564353\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Hi, I have replaced\015\012Posted by dryder on May 02, 2008 ... Vacuums