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Stopped running My mother's Oreck vacuum sound as if there was something bogging the rotating brush down. I pulled the bottom cover off and found nothing wrapped around or restricting the brush. I tried to finish vacuuming with the problem then I turned it off to move a chair and turned it back on it would do nothing. Any suggestions as to what could be causing the vacuum to sound as if the rotating brush is being restricted from turning. There was not odor of burning as if the motor was in a bi
Orecks have a plastic fan inside and everything you pick up hits it, sometimes things can get stuck in there or break the fan locking up the motor. With the machine off, poke around where the dirt goes into the motor, behind the roller and see if you ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Now that I just fixed my Lux Legacy canister vacuum, I need help on my other Electrolux Regency Series upright! The vacuum works fine but the rotating brush does not work and the brush motor does not turn on. Tried cleaning the brush and hitting hte reset button to no avail. This upright has a triple setting switch and I checked the each of the wires seem to be attached. Tried rotating the brush by hand and it would not budge. Was going to "encourage" the brush to turn with a set of articula
There are a couple rectangular holes on the bottom of the power nozzle, beside the wheels. These have tabs in them that need released with a standard screwdriver. \015\012 ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover Steam Vacuum, All Terrain, and the bristle brushes are not rotating. They appear to be seated properly and, the entire vacuum is clean and free of lint, hair etc., so everything is working properly except the brushes do not rotate. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
I checked the owner's manual and the parts breakdown for your model F5807. Both showed that your model has a stationary brush strip and not rotating brushes. Is F5807 the correct model number? ... Hoover F5807 SteamVac Wet/Dry Vacuum
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 was vacuuming, and ran over an area rug with those tassle things on the end. the brush immediately stopped spinning. so i turned the vacuum off and un-tangled the brush. after replacing the brush and putting the assembly back together, the brush no longer rotates.
Did you smell something burning? You probably melted/broke the drive belt. ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
My Kenmore progressive upright vacuum, model 11635923500 has a problem with the brush rotating. Sometimes the brush will not rotate until the unit in lowered way down, like the activate switch has rotated. Can I get inside the unit to check the switch, if so were do I look
... Kenmore Vacuums
My pet hair eraser rotating brush does not rotate. I read the manual and cleaned the brush and placed it back correctly, but it is not working when I am using it. If I lift the vacuum from the flour, it starts rotating so I think it is the matter of the amount of contact to the flour. what should I do?
... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea 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
Dyson dc07 The rotating brush on the bottom of my vacuum was filled with strings. I removed the brush by undoing all yellow plastic screws from plate. Removed all strings and replaced as best I could and it was hard to get the brush back in and the belt around it. I dont have my manual but it fits so it should be correct....? Right? No, not true, because when I turn it on and try to and vacuum (by lower canister with foot release) it makes that terrible ratching sound). Please help
The loud ratching is a warning to tell you that there is something stopping the roller bar from rotating this is a very common thing lay the machine on the floor front side down take off the bottom plate and just check the belt is in the centre of th ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have an Electrolux El8502 Upright Vacuum and the brush roller does not rotate. I took off the roller and the pulley and started the vacuum. I notice that the cam is not rotating. Any suggestions much appreciated.
Hi, you can use thelink below to do a troublshooting tips for your upright vacuum..http://home.howstuffworks.com/how-t ... Electrolux EL8502 Versatility Bagless Upright Vacuum
The brushes will not rotate on my hoover vacuum. the belts are in good shape, the motor is turning the vacuum motor, but the belt on the brushes seems loose. I ordered a replacement belt but still nothing. Their is a small "idler" but their dosent seem to be enough tension on the belt. Any ideas?
Did you order the correct size of belt? These are the belts you should have:Hoover Windtunnel Belts ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
DYSON DC14 While vacuuming the living room, the rotating brush started making an awful loud grinding sound. We opened the intake port, cleaned the brush but to no avail sound still persists once you lower the vacuum handle in an attempt to clean. Was wondering if there was anything that can be done?
Take the bottom plate off and check the belt. Also, rotate the brush by hand - it should turn with only a moderate resistance from the belt, or very little if you take the belt off. If it is hard to turn, or if the belt is stripped-out right where it ... Vacuums
Miele vacuum turbo plus brush does not rotate
Hi Jeanakemi10,The front brush motor will not engage until the power is turned on and\015\012the handle is in the down position. In the upright position the brush\015\012motor wont engage. Typical faults will be the belt is broken and nee ... Miele S318 Bagged Canister Vacuum
My brush will not turn on my Bissell 6393 upright bagless vacuum... what is wrong? The belt broke and I replaced it twice... I now have 6 more replacements but the brush still won't rotate. Do I have to get a new brush?
This type of plastic brush roll fails pretty frequently. Hair and other debis gets jammed in the end caps. The hair and debris gets hot which in turn tends to melt the plastic end caps. Remove your brush roll, hold the ends with your fingers and try ... Vacuums
I have a dyson dc14. the brush bar will not rotate when the vacuum is running. the belt is attached and it will rotate by hand. when you switch from bare floors to carpet-the bar will not kick in and rotate.
\015\012Hi,\015\012Check that when you pull back handle to vacuum the clutch control knob which is located front lower left side of machine moves to drive position & is not stuck in off or park po ... Dyson Vacuums
Roller Brush on Electrolux Nimble vacuum not rotating.
... Electrolux 5740 Upright Vacuum
Lg luv3008 vacuum cleaner when I move the machine, the brush roller does not rotate
... LG Vacuums
Have eureka 9734 replaced belt, put back together,brush rotates well but vacuum is not picking up anything, no suction.
It sounds like the machine is clogged. Check the port behind the belt and any and all hoses for obstructions and remove. ... Vacuums
The brush on my bagless vacuum won't rotate. It
If the brush doesnt rotate, the belt is either broken or stretched. If you have a Dyson, you will have to replace the entire assembly for about 80 dollars. Other brands you can simply replace the belt for about 5 dollars. ... Vacuums
I have a minuteman c37115-14 MPV14 vacuum. When I turn it on the brush will rotate for a second or two and then it stops. The light indicates "brush is blocked". Any idea what my problem is? TY Mark
Check your brush roll for string (from the carpet) or other debris in and or around the bearings on the ends of the brush roll. Or check your brush height. If you have the brush too low/close to the floor it drags the brush down, telling the circut b ... Vacuums
Hello can you help me please? I have a Kirby G4 vacuum cleaner, It did work ok until it started to give off burning smell and lots of sparks from the brushes. I have changed these brushes, the motor still rotates but it still gives off sparks and burning smell. Do i have to change the motor as well? Can you help please? Thankyou Martin
Some debris, even sand or dirt, probably got into the motor, causing damage to the armature. If this is the case, you will need to replace the motor. The burning smell from the motor is generally a sure sign of a bad motor. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Bissell 3920. The brush will not rotate when it is on carpet but it does rotate at a fast pace when the vacuum is tilted back. The belt is fine, not worn or torn.
... Bissell 3920 Cyclonic Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum
I accidentally sucked up a strap from a bag, and when I pulled it out from the vacuum the vacuum now makes a loud noise only when the brush is rotating. Please help! Thank you!
Is it the vacuum making a loud noise, or the power head. I'd say the belt in the power held came apart and is flapping around inside. You may be able to replace, but I recommend taking it to the dealer for repairs. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Windtunnel dual v vacuum cleaner brushes do not rotate when the vacuum cleaner is turned on
When you turn this model on, the only way to have the brushes turn is to move the brush control switch to on and then tilt the handle back. if all of this is ok but they do ot spin then check to see if you can turn them by hand with the machine off a ... Vacuums
Broken vacuum jammed the rotating brush on a kenmore powermate vacuum cant get it to run properly after clearing the jam
Question; you can't run it properly meaning? The agitator (brush) isn't spinning? If that's the case, then Kazong is right, check the belt. If the belt is fine, check to make sure you didn't damage the bearing of the agitator.\015\012\015 ... Kenmore 23613 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum