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Vacuum won't pick up. hose is not clogged. new bag. roller turns.
Change the belt/s. It does not have to be broken to not function properly.
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Vacuum won't pick up. hose is not clogged. new bag. roller turns.
Change the belt/s. It does not have to be broken to not function properly. ... Vacuums
Hoover tempo upright is clogged. I can only vac for a few minutes, then I have to unplug it and turn it over and clean out the under part under the roller. It is totally stuffed with dirt and dust and carpet fibers. I have a new bag in. It is like it is clogged up inbetween the bag and the roller. Also gets clogged when using the hose. It is maybe a year old. How can I take it apart and unclog it?
Disconnect the hose and head and wands. Drop a quarter thru the hose, the handle sometimes clogs. peer thru the wands and inspect the elbow on the head for blockage as well ... Vacuums
Bissell 37604 Bagless Upright Vacuum. Hose keeps clogging every time I vacuum. Is there a way to prevent this? I am ready to buy a new vacuum, but it does do a great job picking up hair...until it clogs. It clogs at top of hose. Could the hose be kinked? It does not look like it.
That is a defect in the design of that style of vacuum. I went back to my old vac because I got so tired of having to unstop it. The sharp turns in the hose and the molded plastic causes it. Find one without the turns. ... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum
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 Hoover Turbo EmPower 4600 and the roller will not turn when we turn on the vacuum. The vacuum is fairly new, and hasn't seen too much use, but now the roller won't turn, so it's not picking anything up. There also doesn't appear to be a belt or any way to take this apart. Can you help me? Thank you!
The beater belt is broken. There are 4 phillips head screws on the outside (2 on top of the base on either side of the upright, and 2 on the front edge on the underside of the base near front edge). and 4 phillips head screws on the inside (holding ... Hoover Vacuums
The hose is disconnected, new bag in unit, new filter, unit runs when hose is detached but immediately turns off when hose is attached but hose has no obstruction, etc.. i was told i need some sort of valve. HELP! I have birds, a cat and 2 large dogs and no vacuum :)
There is a vacuum hose that attaches inside the unit to a round clear plactic piece. In most cases you can simply cut the small vacuum hose and it will fix the problem. ... Electrolux Epic 3500 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
The vacuum stopped working when i was vacuuming. The bag had a hole in it so all the dirt and stuff where clogging the filters. I cleaned them and put a new bag in but it will not turn back on. So I want to take it apart to see if there is more dirt on the inside,
... Fuller Brush FB-PT2 Vacuum
No suction I have new belts. Everything is clean. No clogs. When I turn it on it smells like rubber , the brush doesnt spin. Everything seems to be free flowing.. Roller brush isnt stuck on the ends. Took off hose to make sure no clogs anywhere. There is not even suction thru the hose with the handle in upright position.
Generally, the problem is that the belt is not running the brushes. This is caused by one of the following:\015\012\015\012\015\012beater brush is jammed. This is either an object stuck in the brush or im ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright 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
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
Dyson DC14 animal vacuum does not turn on however the roller brush does come on.The hose was clogged and that was cleared but vacuum still will not turn on.
... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My filter queen just had the motor rebuilt last year and was basically a brand new unit when I got it back. It is not picking anything up now when I vacuum. The beater bar on the carpet attachment is turning fine and when I take all the attachments off the hose I can feel the suction being created like it should be picking up debris just fine. I have emptied the canister even when it did not have much in it; however, it still will not pick anything up off the carpet. It picks up debris tempo
It sounds as if you have a clog inside the "Power Nozzel". They mention that there are "no user serviceable parts within the Majestic® Power Nozzle" My advice would be to see if you can see a clog with in reachable distance and try to remove the ... Filter Queen Vacuums
I have a Eureka 4800 series the Boss upright with a bag and Hepa filter. I love it! I was just vacuuming with the hose part and all was well and then suddenly the lower brush came on and a "burning" smell followed. Thought it was the belt so my husband was going to put on the new belt which I had on hand! When he turned it over, the "bar" that holds the belt looks as though it "shot through" the plastic side of the housing on the vacuum. There is melted plastic on the outside of the vacuum and o
I had the same problem. Take out the old belt if possible. Remove the 4 screws inside the filter and the 3 on the front of that housing. pull out the foam around the motor. carefully pull out the suction tube that is press fit against the motor. ... Eureka 4874 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My 4 yr old Nilfisk vacuum cleaner has been working fine up until now. But suddenly, it has hardly any suction power and also, hot air seems to be coming out thru the vents on top and also thru the space that's normally used for blowing air OUT....the outlet with the retractable cover located close to the part where the power cable comes out of and retracts into. I've checked the filter and the hose and they are not clogged...I have also put in a new bag. Not keen to buy another vacuum cleaner u
Hi there SmartAlec from Nelsonvacuums.com.au here.It sounds like a blockage of some kind. The best way to find it is to set the machine up for normal vacuuming and remove o ... Vacuums
I have a Eureka Contour model 2900 type A upright vacuum, the roller works fine nothing clogged, took it apart motor blade is free of debris, no suction from tube and blasts OUT air from the front HEPA filter location. New bag, New belt, nothing in hose.any clues as to why this can be happenning? Air should not be blasting out of the HEPA filter.
Even with your explanation,it seems the hose is clogged.Try taking the hose off,then blow through it or pour water through it.If this doesn't do it,make sure the suction canals are going to the proper areas. ... Eureka 2900A / 2901A Contour Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Flex hand held vacuum. It turns on, the motor works, air is blowing out of the side vent very forcefully, but it is not picking up anything with the hose - no suction at all. My hose does not seem to be clogged.
No the hose,, check the filter and compartment behind the filter.. Note if there is air passing through the filter,, or being sucked through it.. If not chances are the extractor fan inside the machine may have broken ou will need to open it up and r ... Black & Decker CHV9600 Handheld Vacuum
Red "bag is full" indicator shows even though new bag has been put in and vacuum cleaner wont pick up. Also floor adjustment does not adjust. This is for a powerforce model 3522 series
The red light tell you that it is sensing a full bag. But a clog in the hose or the inlet down by the brush roll will also do this. ... Vacuums
I have a new electrolux el7025a-r and it keeps cutting off while I am vacuuming. I am using the small powerhead on hard floors and I have checked the hoses for blockages and the bag is new. I can not figure out why it keeps turning off in the middle of a job.
The wands are notorious for going out on that unit. One or both probably need to be replaced. Try to get it done under warranty if you still have the receipt, but they shouldn't cost you too much if you can't. \015\012\015\01 ... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum
My Hoover Mach 5 model number u5194-900 series ZF12.O will vacuum for about 15-10 min then it shuts its self off and will not turn back on., I have cleaned out all the hoses, filters and cleaned off brush. What can I do to fix this so that it will **** into the chamber. The hoses get clogged and it doesn't appear to be sucking into the "bag area"
... Hoover U5194-900 Mach5 Multi-Chamber Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner Bagless Vacuum
I have 2 Hoover Wind Tunnel-self propelled bagged vacuums-U6433-900 model.The roller bar does not agitate, the self propelled feature does not work and, in general, the vacuum is not performing well. I have replaced the roller bar, the v belt and the wide belt. The filters have been replaced and it has a new bag. I have had both of these since 2004 and they were fairly expensive $200 each) but if the repairs are prohibitive, I might as well get new vacuums. Suggestions? I just spent $100 for bel
The Hoover WindTunnel self propelled is a machine that we see in our retail stores (Vacuums Unlimited) constantly. The benefit of having a supposed "self-propelled" machine wears of quickly after the numerous time you will need to take this machine ... Hoover Vacuums
Agitator turns but the vacuum doesn't pick up that well
Ok it sounds like the vacuum line that goes to your brush is clogged partially. need to remove soem screws and get to it from the underneath. or try blowing through the line with compressed air or blower side of a vacuum. its usaully the smal flat ve ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
I have a Eureka Boss Power Plus and the beater bar is rolling, the belt is turning, but after vacuuming up around the litter box (not a lot of litter), when I turn the vacuum off, the litter, or even household dirt, falls out. When I hold the vacuum back to turn it off so that it doesn't fall on the floor, it's sitting in the cubby where the wheels are. The bag is empty, the hose is not plugged, the hose is securely fitted on both ends of the unit. This vacuum was purchased in July and is being
Even though the brush is spinning, you probably need to replace the belt because it is s ... Eureka Vacuums
Hi, My problem is that I'm getting hardley any suction when I vacuum. The machine has a new bag and the rollers are turning, just no suction. Thanks!
Take out the brushroller and check the hole where the dirt goes into the machine for clogs.\015\012\015\012Marci ... Hoover Vacuums
I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner 116.35922 and it's making a loud noise and not picking up dirt. I checked the hose for a clog and changed the bag. What else can I do?
Check to see if the brush is spinning when the unit is running. If not, the drive belt may have broken and will need to be replaced. Common sized replacement belts can be purchased at most department stores. Kenmore belts should be available at most ... Vacuums