Having problems with your Vacuums ?
Belt burning on Rainbow Vacuum
\015 The belt on my Rainbow vacuum is "burning" because the metal axle is turning but not the wooden dowel. What could cause this problem?\015
You could have the wrong belt or maybe that the belt you have is stretched out too much from use. I'd take the vacuum to an authorized repair shop and have it looked at.
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 :
Belt burning on Rainbow Vacuum
You could have the wrong belt or maybe that the belt you have is stretched out too much from use. I'd take the vacuum to an authorized repair shop and have it looked at. ... Vacuums
Work well but smell like a burning belt - Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
If it smells like burning rubber, the belt is probably worn and slipping. If it's another burning smell, your motor windings are probably shorting and will burn out soon ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Rainbow vacuum burning smell after replacing belt
... Eureka 2996AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum
The original belt on my upright Kenmore Progressive broke and I replaced it with the spare that was in the vacuum. The vacuum and spare belt are about 10 years old. Then the spare broke after one vacuuming session and there was a burning smell coming from the vacuum. I ordered new belts and replaced it with the new belt. It seems to be working fine with no smell. I checked the belt after I vacuumed the family room and although it was in tact, the belt was very hot. Is that normal? Should t
The belt heats up due to the friction, as well as being in contact with the shaft of a hot motor. It is normal. ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I heard that a class action lawsuit against Oreck Vacuum is being started because of all the problems customers are having with their vacuums. Does anyone know about this? My Oreck is only a couple of years old and keeps burning up belts. I took it in after only one week of usage when I started to notice white smoke coming out of it and the smell of burning rubber. I feel like I got the old run-around, when the service tech told me he couldn't find anything wrong (but replaced the burned up belt
You are correct about the fact that legal action has been taken. Go to this link to read more\015\012\015\012 ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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
Smoking belt Hey I have a Eureka 2961 avz bagless vacuum, and if it's on for a few minutes i can smell the belt burning. If the vacuum is left on any longer the belt starts smoking. I took the case off and there was a little debris but not much. Is there a cause and fix or just time to replace the belt?
Belt is slipping because the bearings on the beater brushes, which it turns, are jammed or full of dust. \015\012Alternatively the belt has stretched after being overheated and needs replacing because it now slips. ... Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum
Roller brush does not rotate if there is a belt I can't open that part of the vacuum to look. Vacuum is new but I vacuumed a string that caused the brush to stall for a moment. I could smell like when a belt gets hot or burns it's a surfacemax 300.
You need to replace the belt. Replacement Vacuum Belts ... Vacuums
My oreck throws off and burns belts. i install a new belt and it runs fine, but as soon as i try to vacuum the carpet, it burns the belt.
... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a kirby sentria. vacuumed up my son's headphones and immediately shut if off. took brush off, unwound headphones, put it back together. when i turned it back on, the belt snapped. so i went to vacuum place, got new belt, but when i put it on, with the green arrows lined up, it doesn't have much suction. with the red arrows lined up, it just smells like its burning and i don't want to break another belt! HELP!!
Take the front off the vacuum and check inside both the front portion and the canister for additonal clogs. Sometimes something will get caught in the impellor, causing the motor to overheat. Since there's little suction and the smell, I'd guess th ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G. The smell seems to be coming from the belt. I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working. the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal. What is causing this?
Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
My hoover savvy vacuum cleaner brush will not turn but the belt is fine. i was vacuuming and smelled a burned odor and thought the belt, but not. what's wrong
It could be the motor on it`s way out ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Bissell Model 3760-4 is not working properly. The belt has been replaced (and checked 3 times), but the brush bar does not move when the brush motor button is on. The little metal turning piece that turns the belt is turnable with one's finger when the belt is off, but when we put it all back together and turn on the vacuum, the brush bar does not go around and the burning belt smell returns. The portable part of the machine works properly. It's the brush bar. It has been cleared of hair, etc
... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum
My Oreck Vacuum cleaner keeps burning up belts. I
Ours is doing the same, burning smell and chewed up belts. Not happy customer. ... Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My vacuum cleaner belt keeps burning up as soon as
CHECK ROLLER BRUSH PROBALLY HAS STRING WRAP UP AROUND THE ROLLER OR THE END BEARINGS ARE FROZEN IF SO SRAY WD40 IN BEARINGS TILL THEY FREE UP OR REPLACE ROLLER BRUSH ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum
When i use the carpet cleaner for my kirby vacuum, the belt burns
You tried so that is a start. Relax and try this. The green light is not working which means the the brush is in backwards and the belt is mis- aligned.There is a tiny magnetic block on the opposite end of the brush, you will see it if you loo ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Vacuum is burning through the belt.
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=618889&thid=789867\015\012Vacuum is burning through the belt.\015\012Posted by slhb on Jul 16, 2008\015\012I have ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
I have the bissell power force bagged upright vacuum and the brush is not turning, I have replaced the belt but the brush will not move but the metal piece that is hooked to the motor that spins the belt and brush is turning but the brush won't, and the belt starts to burn
Sounds like your brush roll is seized. Remove the brush roll (see picture) and make both of the end caps spin freely. If not, replace it and you should be set. *An example of a brush roll* ... Bissell 3522 PowerForce Bagged Upright Vacuum
I replaced my Bissell vacuum cleaner belt with a Bissell belt. I ordered it from them so I know it's the right one. I replaced it and the roller won't spin and the belt smells like it burning.
Beckiande485: You will need to unplug the vacuum from the wall, lay it down so you can see the bottom of the vacuum head and remove the bottom plate (foot plate) Probably philllips head screws. pull up on the roller (called the beater bar). ... Bissell Vacuums
Burning Smell Hi, I have a Rainbow E series that when I run the vacuum there is a burning smell. I have cleaned the entire unit and filter but still have the smell? I am afraid that the motor will burn out?
Check the carbon motor brushes, there might be arcing on the armature. New brushes may help if the armature is ok. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Belts I have recently bought new belts and when I installed the green light only comes on sometimes and I can smell rubber burning. The last belt broke very quickly so I am assuming that when I put the vacuum back together I am doing something incorrectly. Can you help instruct me?
Recently received a kirby from mother in law and don't how to change the belts ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Vacuum started smoking and smelled. Yikes! I new it was the belt. Got a new belt replaced it.... with less than a minute it burned up another. The rotor/ pin that the belt goes around that should be spinning right? What do i do to get it to spin?
... Dirt Devil M084600 Dynamite Bagless Upright Vacuum
My hoover Wind Tunnel vacuum cleaner's motor spindle keeps overheating. Because of the high temperature, it keeps burning through belts (the big, wide ones). I have taken it in to the vacuum repair shop about three times now, and the problem has never been fixed. Does anyone have any advice on how to fix this or should I just buy a new vacuum?
Hoover Windtunnel Bagged upright vacuum is smoking and belt is slitting and burning
You probably need to replace your brushroll seeing that your belt is burning means motor is turning. first check you brushroll and see if there is an obstruction keeping it from spinning if its not spinning freely replace ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kirby Sentra vacuum burning belts
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=565459\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Kirby Sentra vacuum burning belts\015\012posted by ... Vacuums