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My Electrolux Upright vacuum cleaner will not suction. Motor will run to turn roller, though.
The air passage form the brush area to the bag is plugged somewhere. Remove the lower plate and the bag above so that you have access to the air passage from both ends. A hooked, stiff wire will help pull the debris out. This problem is usually caused by delaying a change to a clean bag. A higher-pitched motor/fan sound is a clue that air flow is being restricted.
Sounds like the hose is clogged.take off bag and look in the hose.or you may need a new bag
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My Electrolux Upright vacuum cleaner will not suction. Motor will run to turn roller, though.
The air passage form the brush area to the bag is plugged somewhere. Remove the lower plate and the bag above so that you have access to the air passage from both ends. A hooked, stiff wire will help pull the debris out. This problem is usually cause ... Vacuums
On my dyson dc 28 the carpet cleaning bar turns easily by hand, but does not turn on when the cleaner is reclined from the upright position. The white light illuminates when preseed, but the red light does not illuminate even though the motor is running. Thanks
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Hoover upright bagless vacum.motor runs, brush turns, no suction through hole behind brush roller. however there is suction going out of dust cannister filter flap to motor. what could possible problems be?
Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.you have a clog between the brush and bagI tried to help you. Please help me and Rate/Vote on my response, thanks and good luck ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hello, I have a problem with my Eureka Powerline bagged upright vacuum. It has a 12 amp motor and is model #4352, Type D. It was probably bought new in 1998. My problem is, while vacuuming today the motor seemed to slow down all of the sudden and then began smelling like burning rubber. I shut the vacuum off to check for blockages but could not find anything blocked. When I then turned it on again it runs but seems to only be running at 1/2 the motor speed and still has the rubber buring smell.
It sounds like a rubber sealing in the motor has come loose and is being constantly rubbed against the walls of the motor with would cause the smell and loss of motor speed caused by the fricton of rubber against the rod so if you can get to the moto ... Vacuums
No suction on my Electrolux central vacuum in all outlets even though motor is running and there is no clog in the hose.
I would start with washing out the ilter really good and letting dry. then try the system. ... Electrolux Central Vacuum
I have a Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner - MOdel G4 D. I have never had any problems or repairs done to it in the past ten plus years that I've had it. This is an upright vacuum. I was vacuuming the carpet floor and was not having any trouble at all. I switched the vacuum off and moved it into a different room. When I tried to turn on the vacuum, it would not turn on. I checked with different outlets, used both front attachment and hose attachment. Checked the front part of the motor/ spiral case. This
Hello,\015\012My educated guess is that it's either the switch or the power cord. Here are a couple of guides to help with diagnosis and repair...\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Kenmore Elegance Vacuum with Dirt Sensor, Model # 116.30750400C, Serial number M41901532. When vacuuming the carpet the power head will work for 3-6 mins then automatically shut off, power is still there and lights work but the power head motor turns off and the suction stops. I will turn it off and on, check the outlet, flick the on off buttons...nothing. I will turn it off for a couple minutes and it turns back on and runs like normal. I've check the bags, filters, cleaned the hos
It is an electrical problem in the handle, if you can or know somebody that has any fix it ability it can be fixed in about ten minutes. Oh, and Sears SUCKS!! ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Bosch Vacuum Cleaner: I changed bag. Cleaned out all suction hose and hepa filters, however, my 1450 w 12 amp upright vacuum cleaner will die after five minute run - overheating. Please advise.
Greetings from GoVacuum.com,It sounds like you may have a bad thermal switch inside the machine. Most vacuum cleaners have a switch connected to the motor, so if the vacuum cleaner is running hot, it will shut off to prevent any damage ... Bosch Vacuums
Hi. We have a Riccar N2100 vacuum cleaner, which has served us well for many, many years. I'd like to attempt a repair on this unit, and looking for advice and/or a parts diagram to proceed. The unit makes a groaning sound when shut off. The sound tapers off in pitch as the motor and beater bar come to a stop. The sound only happens when the vacuum cleaner is turned off in the normal upright position. The sound does not happen when the lower unit and main housing are both laying flat. I took
We have a series e rainbow cleaner. my wife had been using it i turned off and turned the canister up sie down to get the serial number. it would not turn back on.we need a new hose and thats why i was looking for the serial num. it has a rocker switch and the motor will work on low but will not run on the suction side. i have checked the wiring harnesses out as best i could without taken it all apart. im wondering if it may be the switch. it started once and then stopped.
There is one way to verify if it is the switch.It's kind of dangerous though,but not too bad.You need an extra piece of wire,fairly thick.I would use 4 guage myself.Hold it with pliers,just in case it gets hot.Turn the switch on and hold the wire to ... Rainbow Vacuums
I have an Oreck canister vacuum, it says fc1000 on the bottom sticker, it's red. My problem is that the suction in it works perfectly, the belt is ok, and the roller can turn, but the motor doesnt turn it when I turn on the power.
Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced
There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum
I have a windtunnel 2 vacuum. It sucked up a cord that wrapped around the beater bar. Now the bar won't turn. There was no smoke or sign of something burning. The motor still runs and there is suction but no turning. We have it apart but nothing is obvious. What should I check?
Check the actual beater bar for movement. I have seen the plastic melting, and bearings seized under such circumstances. Also I am unsure by your question, but the motor that creates the vacuum (sucking) is different than the motor that spins your ... Vacuums
The Electrolux Prolux upright vacuuum cleaner vacuum motor is not running and the brush is working well. What is the problem and how to open up the cleaner
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I have a Kenmore Elegance model 116 that has lost suction. There is no blockage and both the filter and bags have been changed. The powerhead turns on but the vacuum itself is fairly quiet, not sure if that motor is running. How can I regain the suction?
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Sharp Twin Energy Vacuum Cleaner stopped running,though light still turns on.
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I purchased a Eureka C4910 last year and have a question that I am hoping you can answer. There are two motor actions with this vacuum, 1) the vacuum suction, and 2) the beater bar. The action of the beater bar is that motor is supposed to automatically shut off when the handle is in the complete vertical position assuming the vacuum is stationary, but then turn on when the handle is tilted toward the floor, assuming the vacuum is moving back and forth. The beater bar motor turn-on mechan
Good day!Normally when the motor is easily moved back and forth means that it have a proper lubrication,proper alignment and no clogs.When the motor and the belt is OK the problem could be on electrical wiring and switch ... Eureka C4910 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Oreck XL Commercial vacuum cleaner ---- has high pitch squeal or whining sound when turned on. The belt is ok and the suction is ok. Is the motor about to go out?
The rollers are not turning. - Bissell ProHeat Turbo Deep Cleaner Upright Steam Vacuum
Check the belts to make sure both are intact. The video below will show how to change the belts.\015\012http://www.bissell.com/VideoRating.aspx?id=1555 ... Bissell ProHeat Turbo Deep Cleaner Upright Steam Vacuum
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
My hoover upright u8172-900. The unit provides suction, but roller does not turn. I can hear the motor click on when it is supposed to. I took the cover off, and found no belt. Does this one operate without a belt, or is it possible the belt was totally obliterated? I saw no place to connect a belt, but I didn't want to do too much disassembly at this time.
You need to replace your belt when belts get old they snap into and sometime or sucked up into your bag ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
My vacuum cleaner will run for a few minutes and then shuts off. The plug light on the panel blinks. I thought the motor was shut, but after a long time it will turn on again, but again, only for a few minutes and then shuts off again. Any ideas? I bought an Oxygen Ultra a few years ago, but I don't like it nearly as much as the old Epic.
I know nothing about your particular vacuum, but many vacuum cleaners these days have\015\012safety cut out's, which causes the motor to do exactly what you describe. Sadly blockages, faulty switches, over stretched cables, carbon brushes etc c ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum
Motor runs,brushes turn,no suction - Vacuums
Either the fan on motor is broken or off shaft or the unit is plugged,if its plugged the motor will sound like its running faster than usual ... Vacuums
Vac motor runs but belt wont turn - Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright Vacuum
Its time to check and/or change your belt. to do this you want to remove the two screws on the top casing and remove the cover. There are detailed belt change instructions on a sticker under the top casing on how to remove the brush and b ... Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have the Electrolux Intensity upright vacuum. The roller bar underneath that is used for carpet no longer turns. I have checked the belt that is attached to it. I'm afraid that it may be the motor. Where can I take it for service or shat do I do now? Kay
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