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Vacuum picks up some dirt and debris but not all, and spits some back out?


Some blockage at the pickup or in the hose if it uses one---dirt etc being kicked back out is a clear sign of this----if it has a tube check that first, and if a head with turning brush do not miss looking for a blockage there. ... Eureka True Clean Upright Vacuum (Yellow) 2961BVZ

Vacuum cleaner not picking up and sometimes spits ouit dirt


Check to see if bag (or if not bag then chamber is full). \015\012\015\012Check to see if filter is clean.\015\012\015\012If your vacuum has a bag, check to see that it is properly mounted.\015\012\015\012Sorry I c ... Vacuums

Vacuum not picking up and spitting out dirt - Bissell 9200 Upright Vacuum


You have a screen in the tank in the upper lid it is red and needs cleaned. ... Bissell 9200 Upright Vacuum

Poor Suction Heya! So I just picked up a used Dyson, but when I vacuum with it, the suction is pretty weak and it spits all kinds of stuff out the back and into my feet. When I pull the hose I have good suction, but in regular mode it hardly picks up anything. The brushes are spinning, and it eventually will clean an area if I go over it again and again. Maybe a clog somewhere? Please tell me that Dysons have better suction than my $50 Dirt Devil! Thanks!


I recently bought a second hand Dyson DC07. Its suction was poor. I removed all the un-clipable pipe bits and to remove any blockage but it all looked clear. The Final Sponge and hepper filter did have a lot of dust in it and the rotating brush was f ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My son used it to vacuum up needles from Xmas tree. It is now spitting out dust and not picking up. I changed the bag but does not help


I could not find the manual for the vacuum. I went to the Oreck site and found an online manual for my machine. I was able to take the hose apart and clean out the blockage. Also when I turned the base upside down and rotated the roller, I was abl ... Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The vacuum is spitting out and not picking up.


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The vacuum picks up dust, dog hair, etc. but then spits it back out when I turn it off. I have taken apart the cylinder in front to empty it and remove any clogs, but that hasn't fixed the problem. I am very frustrated.


The problem is in the hose. Take the hose off and take a broom handle and stick it down the hose. There is something caught in the hose I bet! ... Kenmore Quick Clean 30012 Vacuum

Miele S175i vacuum spits out the front more than it picks up from the bottom.


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My vacuum is running fine but it will not pick sometimes it does but it spits it roght back out.


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I have a Hoover Linx cordless vacuum stick and it is not picking up anything. The motor works, the brush rolls but it spits out dirt instead of sucking it up.


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Vacuum is spitting out hair and dirt instead of picking it up


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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

My deluxe elite rewind vacuum spits out dirt


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No suction i have a hoover supreme wind tunnel vac and its relatively new and the suction, well......sucks. It wont pick anything up! I am extremely frustrated! I picked up a ball of fuzz off the carpet and held it under the vacuum and it still wouldn't **** it up. I then shoved the fuzz up INTO the vacuum. It fell right back out. I may as well not even vacuum. Please help!


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My Dyson Animal has good suction and works fine for actually picking up dirt, but when I use the vacuum with the roller, I hear a grinding/rumbling noise. Its only when I use the vacuum with the brush rotating. It does not happen hen I shut the roller brush off. The belt is fine. I cannot figure out what is wrong as there are no clogs, debris, or foreign objects stuck in the brush or in the belt. The noise seems to be the only issue. The vacuum picks up fine. It just doesn't sound right a


Trace the path of the suction into the tank and see if there is anything loose or ingested.\015\012Also, remove the brush and clean as best you can. Perhaps there is something caught in it. Lubricate where it makes sense with some WD40. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a loud noise coming from the vacuum. also doesn't pick up


Check underneath, behind the roller where the opening to the hose is. I had the same problem that was caused by a Lego lodged in the opening and when it was removed, the vacuum worked like a charm. ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

Vacuum not picking up dirt


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My dirt devil purpose for pets vacuum is picking up anything and pushes everything around.


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Eureka the boss smart vac doesn't pick up and spits back dirt


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** suction The best way to describe it is that when I was vacuuming I could see dust clouds at the front of the vacuum where the light is swirling around in the air. It was like it was blowing dust around instead of picking it up. I checked the tubing and found that it was clogged with some paper and hair ***** etc.... So I cleaned it out and tried it again and it still was not picking up properly. I had my husband take all the tubing apart to check for other clogging and there was none. When I


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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

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 need to replace the hepa filter on my Typhoon vacuum cleaner model T4505, however I cannot find a supplier of spare filters. Vacuum no longer picks up efficiently


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Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum: the vacuum won't pick up...


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Vacuum I have a dirt devel purpose for pets vacuum. It has worked well previously. The vacuum has started spitting out debris from the bottom when slightly lifting from one floor to the next. What could be causing this. Thank you


You may have a clog in the dirt inlet by the brush roll, and also the hose. ... Vacuums
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