Having problems with your Vacuums ?

Engine troubles I have a 1975 4x4 GMC full size van. The motor is a 350 cid small block on propane. The thing hadn't been running in 5 years and when I tuned it up I changed vacuum advance pod on HEI distributor and hooked to a better vacuum and now the hotter it gets the faster it idols and when I try and turn the timing back, it starts hard. Wondering if vacuum is too strong or what is up?


Answers :

I haven't fixed it yet but I think I might have a solution for it. From the factory this thing had a 4 barrel carb and they put an equivalent size atomizer in it for the propane and over the years someone omitted the EGR system in it and propane is already a hot burning fuel so without that system in it it picks up idol speed when under normal operating conditions and when I put the system back in it should fix the problem...... I hope. thanks for quick response. Grant
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 :

Engine troubles I have a 1975 4x4 GMC full size van. The motor is a 350 cid small block on propane. The thing hadn't been running in 5 years and when I tuned it up I changed vacuum advance pod on HEI distributor and hooked to a better vacuum and now the hotter it gets the faster it idols and when I try and turn the timing back, it starts hard. Wondering if vacuum is too strong or what is up?


I haven't fixed it yet but I think I might have a solution for it. From the factory this thing had a 4 barrel carb and they put an equivalent size atomizer in it for the propane and over the years someone omitted the EGR system in it and propane is a ... Vacuums

Cant seem to get the green light going on vacuum head,hook seems to be wrong way when its should be hooking the band off its doing the opposite


1)First, you turn the square belt lifter on the front of the power nozzle until the red arrows line up (belt off)2)Remove the power head from the front of the machine. Now turn the belt lifter the other way and line the green arrows up ag ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Eureka Altima vacuum cleaner that doesn't pick up very well. The suction seems fine but the brush roller doesn't seem to pick up from the top of the carpet. When you lower the height of the vacuum the belt rubs and smells horribly. How can I get the vacuum to pick up better?


That means that you need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need to replace and the manual which has instructions:Eureka Altima ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

I have a Eureka Maxima, this was a gift to me, but I have to say it is the worst vacuum I have ever used. Not only do I have a problem with the suction and the filter getting clogged, but it overheats - it takes me all day to vacuum my house, because the darn thing overheats after every room. Besides for tossing it off a cliff and buying a better vacuum, what can I do?


Get yourself a dyson ... Eureka Vacuums

I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner model #116.34720. The problem I am having is that if you are rolling the vacuum around, the base will drop without pressing on the handle release pedal. This often results in a bunch of dirt being dumped back out. The manual doesn't show anything about adjusting the handle release pedal so it holds the handle and base in an upright position better. Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!


... Vacuums

We require photos of the vacuum connections for the distributor vacuum advance VALVE assembly for 1969 Pontiac 400 GTO


This is the closest I could find and I think it has the info you need: ... Vacuums

Sanitaire commercial vacuum On some carpets, we can't get the correct height adjustment. It's either too low, so the beaters stall and don't spin, or so high that it fails to pick up animal hair. I'm not sure if something is malfunctioning or if I need to have a better understanding of how to adjust


... Electrolux Eureka SC689 Sanitaire Commercial Lightweight Bagless Upright Vacuum 14lbs

Kirby shampooer The suds are not coming out of the shampooer. I made sure it was connected right. The sponge filter and the cap are attached. i have a g4 vacuum and the screen in in properly.. if i move at a snails pace i can get spots of suds about every 6 inches or so but not a lot. i have adjusted the on and off, if verified the video its put together correctly but it acts like no suction .. i thought of a small hole in the hose for the suds and cut off about 1 inch it act better but not by


On the shampooer tank, remove the screen cap from the little hole that the shampooer hose plugs onto. Clean the screen and make sure that it is not plugged up with debris. Make sure that the screen is securely glued to the cap all the way around the ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

How can i get a manuel . I don't know how to hook up the parts for the shampooer to clean carpet . Need ASAP.Kirby vacuum model #293001 serial G.


I haven't been able to locate Kirby manuals, but they do have good instruction videos for hooking up the shampooer, changing the belt, etc. Just click on the video you need.\015\012\015\012 ... Vacuums

We have the Kirby G six 2001 Limited edition vacuum and we cannot get the belt to hook on to the roller brush.


... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Shark Euro-pro EP621 Bagless Upright Vacuum. Q regarding the brush not spinning / after troubleshooting and taking actions listed below, it now spinning for a few secs, but then stopping. Already removed hair, strings, etc. Checked that belt is aligned properly, checked that small wheel that turns belt is working (spins fine when belt removed. Oiled the turning parts a bit, that made it spin better, but still stops. It turns about 3-4 seconds then stops. If I switch it off and on again, I get ag


... Euro-Pro EP621 Bagless Upright Vacuum

My vacuum body does not fit on the water basin. There is a space where I cannot hook the clips. Is there a proper order to get the basin connected to the main machine?


... Rainbow Vacuums

Where can I get a replcement hose (with ends) for a Kenmore powermate vacuum model 116.2635081, powerhead model 116.5114190? Thank you in advance.


All Kenmore parts are easily ordered at Searsparts.com ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

Kirby Sentria vacuum -- can't figure out how to hook up main hose to vacuum floors


First you need to press the foot pedal for the height adjustment all the way down to lift the front of the vacuum off the floor. On the front top of the vacuum where the LED lights are is a cover. That section will lift up by lifting just below the L ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Suction problem I have a Hoover Widepath Fold Away, 12 amp motor vacuum cleaner and the problem I am having is every time I vacuum, the vacuum gets clogged up with carpet. I am probably only able to do one stroke then it gets clogged and I have to stop and unclog it or it spits it out on the carpet. This is very frustrating and I don't get much vacuuming done. Please can you help me. Thank you. Gwen email is [email protected]


Get rid of the carpet its shredding and falling apart.no sence in vacuuming old rotten carpet.or try using a vacuum without a brush roller and just suction ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I bought a Bissell Poweredge Pet vacuum from target. There were no boxed products so I took it off the shelf. The instructions are in the clear filter, but I can't get the vacuum to release and let me get the instructions. How do I ge the instruction pamphlet out of the clear filter portion of the vacuum?


Hi,If you go to this website, http://www.bissell.com/poweredge-hard-floor-vacuum/ you can download a manual for you vacuum. Look on the right side of page for "downloadable documents and click on the manual.This will give you ... Bissell Vacuums

When I sart to run my bagless vacuum, it runs for a second and then shuts off. I replaced the belt and the filter. The repairman told me that on bagless vaccuums, the motor and bearings get clogged w


Take the brush roller off and on the ends are the bearing caps.try to take those off and clean the bearings ,carpet strands and hair will cause that.after you do that make sure the roller turns freely if not then the bearings might be bad and if that ... Vacuums

I can't get the vacuum to **** and can't get to the point of the clog. The pieces don't come off. Also need to know how to get the filter piece off the machine.


This link is for the manualhttp://www.dysonmedic.com/PDF%20docs/dyson_dc18_owners_manual.pdf ... Dyson DC18 all floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My home has a central vacuum system hook-up but no vacuum installed. My friend upgraded his central system and gave me his Eureka Mega Boss central vacuum system and the accessories, including the pow


The power head requires 120 Volts. Some hoses have a receptacle in the handle for the power head plug, and the hose has a cord at the wall inlet end that plugs into a receptacle. Some hoses have a plug at the wall inlet end that plugs into a 120Volt ... Eureka 1810 Central System Vacuum

Burning smell While using the vacuum, the running light will get dim. If I hold the handle at the point where the light gets dim the motor will start smoking. I can either raise or lower the handle and the light will brighten up and the vacuum will run fine. Any ideas???


Hi theres two things that could have made it start doing that 1 the whires have a short in it or 2 the motor has gon faulty. you might want to buy a new machine ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum

I purchased the SHARK cordless hand vacuum,18 volt SV779Z 14 from Walmart and mailed you its product registration on Nov.3,2010. As I was vacuuming my kitchen countertop ,there was a big bang and it stopped all suction. Walmart told me to get in touch with you since they did not have any more to exchange. I have the sales ticket and did register the product as mentioned before. I need to know what I can do to get a replacement since it was under guarantee. Thank you! Robert Schwarzenberger


... Euro-Pro Vacuums

My vacuum cleaner is making a loud squealing sound when I turn it on and the brush is turning. It gets louder while vacuuming the carpet. I tried to remove the bottom cover to see inside but, took out a bunch of screws and couldn't get the cover off.


... Kenmore Progressive Direct Drive 30912 Vacuum

Can't open Cannister Vacuum to get to motor


Pop the cover that operates the cord return you will find two phillips head screws under it; take them out and the covers comes right off. ... Vacuums

FAN PROBLEM??? good morning! my vacuum smells like burnt rubber (fan perhaps) but I can't find how to get into main part of the vacuum. it's just very rounded with no latches or screws to get inside where the motor, belts and fans would be located. can you help me? thank you


There isn't any belts, and the fan wouldn't be rubber, so not sure what you are smelling. Maybe this picture will help you.\015\012\015\012 ... Bissell 6700 Butler Revolution Bagged Canister Vacuum

The handle for my Eureka 5993 AVZ was getting very hot when used. Finally, the wires around the switch melted and now the vacuum will not work. What is wrong? Is the switch bad? The wires only melted in the immediate vicinity of the three-prong switch. Nothing else appears to be wrong; the vacuum worked fine when it was running - except for the handle getting hot. Thank you!


Try cleaning all...\015\012if have sam paoblem need replaced main motor.... ... Eureka 5893AVZ Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1093 seconds