Having problems with your Vacuums ?

My upright kenmore progressive vacuum will not suction up when using the sweeper. It will suction things when I use one of the tools. I have put in a new bag and have tried to see if anything is blocking the bottom. It sometimes makes a very loud noise when I try to vacuum. If I press the intell clean on and off yellow button the noise may go away but it still does not work.


Answers :

Double check hose placement, making sure you have the hose inserted into the correct slot. The long attachment nozzle stores in the front hole on the right, and the sucking hose inserts into the rear hole on the right. I know this is too simple of a solution, but worth double checking. Our cleaning service claimed our Progressive upright had quit sucking when vacuuming, and that was the problem. They had used the attachments and then reinserted the hose into the attachment hole. It also caused the vacuum to be very loud as the main sucking hole was open. Hope it's an easy fix and not something serious.
I believe on the front top part of the vacuum is a cover. you need to take it off. behind it you will find at least two filters. You will need to replace the hepa filter and the other one should be like a thin black sponge, you can just wash that one.
If its not that then there are two clips on either side of the base of the vacuum. Pull those clips outwards, then lift the top off, you will see the tube that the hose attaches to. Pull the hose off and check for debris in there.
I hope that works for you.

good luck
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 :

My upright kenmore progressive vacuum will not suction up when using the sweeper. It will suction things when I use one of the tools. I have put in a new bag and have tried to see if anything is blocking the bottom. It sometimes makes a very loud noise when I try to vacuum. If I press the intell clean on and off yellow button the noise may go away but it still does not work.


Double check hose placement, making sure you have the hose inserted into the correct slot. The long attachment nozzle stores in the front hole on the right, and the sucking hose inserts into the rear hole on the right. I know this is too simple of a ... Vacuums

My Kenmore progressive vacuum is extremely loud. The airflow and suction seem to be uninhibited, but the noise is loud and frustrating. Should the filters just be cleaned or is this a sign of a different problem? It's a Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright Vacuum 35912 and we've had it for about four years.


... Kenmore Vacuums

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

Filters all seem clean and clear, suction is fine,but loud noise


Sounds to me it could be tha fan impellor.\015\012This is vac's etc... email us if you need to.\015\[email protected] ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Loud noise?? my vacuum suddenly just got really loud. it suctions fine, i changed the belt, but when the roller is off its not loud, but when i put it back on the 11noise is horrific. it vacuums fine i just cannot stand the noise. please help


I have the exact same problem. I've taken the thing apart and cannot figure out what is causing the noise. It's not the belt and it doesn't seem to be coming from the engine. It sounds like the spinning brush is hitting something, but it's not, th ... Bissell 6590 CleanView Bagless Upright Vacuum

I was vacuuming my room and all of a sudden I hear this loud noise, then notice the roller brush isn't spinning. Thinking too much hair was caught I separated it from the rod and hose to clean it out, but noticed that the roller brush didn't move at all while I was cleaning it. I've cleaned the brush before and it would roll around with little effort, but this time I couldn't move it at all. After removing hair and string I put the vacuum back together and started it up, but the noise continued,


It sounds like if the rod is clean then there is debree inside the roller where the rod fits in too. ... Hoover Platinum Cyclonic Bagless Canister Vacuum With Power Nozzle

Cleartrak vacuum suddenly cleartrak started to make weird loud noise i cleaned. When it got jammed I stopped the vacuum and dislodged the jam and it worked fine. How to stop the weird loud noise?


... Vacuums

My Model number 11635923502 kenmore vacuum is making a deep suctioning noise as if something is stuck in it. We have cleaned out the filters and all the vacuum lines thinking it was clogged. It is still making this noise and we are frustrated as to what could be causing this problem. The unit does not have much suction.


... Kenmore Progressive Upright Vacuum with InteliClean System Slate Blue

My vacuum is making a loud noise like I sucked up somehting I shouldn't have I have cleaned all the hair and made sure there was nothing else stuck in there but it continues to make that loud noise is there something else that will cause it to make this ugly noise, and how can I fix it


... Dyson DCO7 Upright 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

I have a suction problem with my Shark Navigator vacuum cleaner. I tried to clean it and after trying to put it back together, it lost suction. What can I do go get it working again?


... Shark Helmet NV22L Shark Navigator Upright Bagless Vacuum

Hi my vacuum (Russell Hobss 2200 bagless HEPA) seems to have just enough ( not loads) of suction til it reaches the cleaning head. the head does not appear to be blocked - but there is then almost no suction at all. It also makes loads of noise when on- and an even louder noise when turning off. is it fixable or is it dead? Thanks


Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Hi my vacuum (Russell Hobss 2200 Bagless HEPA)\015\012Hi my vacuum (Russell Hobss 2200 Bagless HEPA) seems to have just enough (not loads) of suction til ... Vacuums

My dyson d14 animal keeps cutting in and out. When it's on, the hole above where the filter is, keeps making a loud suction noise and it won't clean up hair and dirt.


Vacuum Cleaners require AIr-Flow. Your machine is not getting any air-flow. The noise you hear is a valve opening up to prevent your machine from overheating and burning out the motor. You probably have an obstruction somewhere in the machine. ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Vacuum brush Everytime I try to vacuum the vacuum makes a very loud noise and starts to shake. I'm thinking it is the vacuum brush because it feels like that's where the shaking is coming from. Could it be the brush?


Your suspision may be correct especially if vac is well used/older however may i suggest you turn vac over and investigate by removing the brush cover plate? then you may see what problem is?this could be debri trapped in roller/brush hous ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

No Suction + loud Noise


Motor is probably is full of dust or needs replacing ... Vacuums

Kenmore upright vac model 33922 - good suction but developed loud whining noise after accidentally vacuuming room without bag. Added bag and changed both filters. Still makes noise. How can I stop noise?


The bag is the first stage in your filtration. Most times what you did will draw fine dust right through the filters and into the motor itself, affecting the bearings and clogging the motor fans, throwing them off balance. The fact that there i ... Kenmore 33922 Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

SEBO vacuum cleaner makes a strange noise and shuts itself off after a few minutes. Suction not working when tube is attached, but works with hand-held portion only. Indicator light saying bag is full/clogged is on, but we've cleaned out the bag, cut away any fur/strings that were wrapped on the turning portion, and cleaned out the refuse valve. Not sure what else to do. Thanks!


... Sebo Vacuums

The hand held attachment no longer has suction. The hose collapses when I try to use it. Have cleaned the vacuum thoroughly and the filter. This still happens. Ive taken all the parts off and cleaned in there too. What else can i do?


Hi, please ensure that the hose is fitted correctly into the base of the Dyson. If this becomes loose or detached the machine will not **** whilst using the hose. Also check that the u bend is fitted correctly. Finally check that the vent on the left ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hi.My model 116 36933502 only works as suction hose. When I use the bottom, a loud "flapping" noise and no suction. Everything is clean. Seems like a broken diphragm or filter? Sears Kenmore Progressive Bagless Intelliclean 5 years. Thanks Kate


... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

Hover Elite Rewind I've only had this vacuum a few months and I really liked it until now. There is almost no suction from anywhere in the vacuum, and I've cleaned all the filters and rollers with my shop vac and made sure that everything was assembled correctly. It used to be really quiet now it is quite loud and it keeps over heating, and shutting off. At this point I have no idea what could cause this problem, the machine is nearly brand new and I can't afford a new one at this point.


You have to clean out the hose under the bottom of the vacuum cleaner. To do this you have to remove the bottom plate the covers the brush it has about 6 screws. Also remove the brush and belt in order to thourhly clean it. I had the same issue you h ... Vacuums

A loud noise happens when I try to vacuum carpets. The hose works but that is it. Please help, I just recieved vacuum for mother's Day.


THE BELT MAY BE LOOSE. UNPLUG THE VAC AND USE A PHILIPS SCREW DRIVER TO REMOVE THE UNDERSIDE OF THE VACUUM WHERE THE BELT IT LOCATED. CHECK TO MAKE SURE THAT THE BELT IS ON TRACK AND NOT BROKEN OR SNAPPED. THIS CAN CUSE A LOUD NOISE TO BE PRODUCED FR ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Noise vacuum making a very loud noise but suction seems to be ok


You might have something stuck in the motor fan like a paper clip or a bobby pin.might have picked up a coin or a nail.regardless it sounds like its in the motor fan.you need to disconnect the base from the upper half of the vacuum to get to the moto ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

I took the cover off the brush so I could cut off all the hair that was wrapped around it (vacuum was working fine, I just noticed the hair). I pulled the brush/spinner thing off one side, cleaned everything, popped it back in where it belonged, and tried to make sure the belt was in the proper alignment. However, when I turned the vacuum on, it makes a horrible noise like I'm sucking up rocks. What have I done wrong in putting it back together? It seemed simple...


The ends of the brush roller have to go in in a certain position.each end has a different look.make sure the match up to the seats on the roller guides and make sure the belt is centered.the belt will center itself by turning the roller by hand in on ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Samsung sc8442 vacuum - has lost its suction and makes a meduim to high pitched humming noise if turn up above halfway on the suction. this also makes the red light come on. I've cleaned the filter and checked around a bit but cannot find out why it's doing it...?


There are several filters. when you take the dust box out, you need to clean this filter as wellhttp://www.4ourhouse.co.uk/cgi-bin/finder.pl?ftype=443401&brand_change=&section=0&path=&hb=0&brandset=9925&model=10689 ... Samsung Vacuums

I have a Kenmore Progressive Inteleclean Upright vacuum cleaner (with Bag) . It has good suction only through the hose now and none through the bottom for cleaning carpets. and, there is a noise like it has a suction leak. the brush is rotating.


Theres a little bendable neck that hose with suction plugs into. Thats the one thats clogged. You will have to fish it out by taking off the roller and clearing the clog. ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum
  • 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: 0.1514 seconds