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Shopvac 90L400 quit working (4 years old). Thought the switch was bad but not the problem. I read that there is a fuse link in the motor that frequently burns up. I tried to take motor apart but not sure of the process. I was able to get to the motor but cannot pull it out of the armature. It appears I have to take the aluminum blower unit off the shaft (it appears to be pressed on with a retaining washer). Do I have to take it off to pull the shaft and motor assembly out? Is that where the fuse


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By pass the switch and take power right to the motor leads.. that should tell you if the motor is ok.. have not seen fuse link on a vac motor.. graingers has new motors, but not inexpensive
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Shopvac 90L400 quit working (4 years old). Thought the switch was bad but not the problem. I read that there is a fuse link in the motor that frequently burns up. I tried to take motor apart but not sure of the process. I was able to get to the motor but cannot pull it out of the armature. It appears I have to take the aluminum blower unit off the shaft (it appears to be pressed on with a retaining washer). Do I have to take it off to pull the shaft and motor assembly out? Is that where the fuse


By pass the switch and take power right to the motor leads.. that should tell you if the motor is ok.. have not seen fuse link on a vac motor.. graingers has new motors, but not inexpensive ... Vacuums

I want to take the fan impellar off the motor to clean it. I cant seem to get the metal housing off of the motor. Do you have to take the nut off the impellar If so how do you stop the shaft from turning thank you.


Very simply you dont take the fan out of the motor. it was not made to be removed or cleaned because its not supposed o get dirty if your using good bags in the vacuum. the best you can do is blow it out with an air hose. ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

I fear the motor has failed on my Electrolux Oxygen EL6988D. Just six months after the warranty expired, I was vacuuming when it suddenly stopped. There was no blockage in the tube and it wasn't working hard or long . . . it just stopped. I looked around the Internet and it appeared that many similar Electrolux units have a fuse. I hoped my problem might just be a blown fuse, so I took the machine apart. There are two small printed circuit boards, but no fuse. There is an in-line


Hi,\015\012\015\012I don't think you need a new motor, but please stop testing the machine with live power. It's dangerous and unnecessary. Your tests indicate to me that the motor is fine and your thermal-fuse - I think this is wh ... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum

Hello, I have a Hoover 3200 Turbo Power vaccum. while the motor appears to be working fine the vaccum no longer picks up the dirt. I turned the vaccum upside down and the belt appears to be broken. would a broken belt stop the pick up, there appears to be no suction. This vaccum is approximately 10 years old. is it worth fixing? I live in Virginia Beach Va, where would I take the vaccum for repair? my zip code is 23456- Thanks Cleta Goode


... Hoover Vacuums

The thermal motor protector on sears model 116.35912 Kenmore vacuum won't reset. The manual says to wait 30 minutes and the thermal protector will reset on it's own. It appears I would have to take the vacuum apart to get to the thermal protector. Is it worth the effort or should I trash the vacuum?


... Kenmore Vacuums

Bissell proheat 2x 9200 series carpet cleaner. I need to remove the Brush Drive motor. However, this series has the gear end of the motor shaft poking out a hole on the left hand side. I removed the retaining washer and pin from the gear shaft. I need to get the gear off of the shaft in order to remove the motor. It's not budging. How do I remove the gear so I can pull the motor out of the unit? Thanks .


Chap, I wish someone had answered this. I'm having the exact same issue. ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

Bissell Powerwash Proheat. model 1698-j, 220-240v, 50/60Hz, 1200-1400w. Motor stopped suddenly (ident label specifies type Ametek 119464-02), supply inline fuse at motor ruptured, fuse replaced but motor sparks like an angle grinder at armature and blew replacement fuse. Where can I obtain a replacement carbon brush set for the motor. UK based


... Bissell Vacuums

I have a Eureka 4870GZ. It turns on, but the brush roller doesn't move. The belt looks fine. I do have an extra belt and would try replacing the old belt, but I can't get the old one off the motor shaft or the new one on. I called Eureka customer service. The lady said there's supposed to be a small space between the motor shaft and the outside edge of the vacuum where I can slip the old belt off and the new one on. I don't see it. It looks like the motor shaft goes into a recessed place in the


Remove the top cover so that you can access to belt, You'll find 2 rows of 4 decorative holes on the top cover, In two of the holes you'll find the screws, Please use a flash light to see in that., Once the screws are removed, you'll be able to ... Eureka Vacuums

Putting the belt over the motor shaft


The belt may be overloaded because something it is driving is jammed or partially siezed . It could be a bad bearing or string wrapped around the beater brush etc. Check that everything moves really freely before going through this again. Take it all ... Hoover Elite U5061-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover, Steam spin scrub, Model F5897-900. Only used it a couple times and the motor gave out. First started being noisy then a bad smell. It did seem noisier that what I would expect from the start but I didn't realize it was a problem with the shaft of the motor. I took it apart and found the motor shaft wasn't true and causing sparks. The motor looks like it can not be taken apart and repaired. This seems like a default from the beginning but it is past warranty. Also noti


You will have to replace the motor and the hose asm. thehooverstore.com may be able to help, or you should be able to find a repair shop that can order them for you. ... Vacuums

Missing part on motor shaft?


The reason the belts are burning up so quickly is the old rubber from the other belts is still on the motor shaft.clean the shaft down to the polished finish then put on a new belt.make sure your brush roller turns freely .thats the other possiblity. ... Dirt Devil M086700 Vision Bagless Upright Vacuum

The motor LG model VKC902H either shuts off or blows a fuse


There will be repairs as it is either a short in your wiring or your armature brushes or brush on one side of the motor is worn down to low, check to see if covered by warranty as these two issues are not normal wear and tear over a period of 20 mont ... Vacuums

My beater bar is struggling to turn. actually, it appears as though it is the motor that is struggling, as it slows down when going against the pile and the motor labours so much that it frequently fails to turn the bar until i lift it up again. the belt appears ok, and it is clean of hair etc. it is a 5 year old beam central vac. thanks, D


... Beam Industries 875 Classic Central System Vacuum

Central vac motor quit, blew fuse, when fuse reset motor makes a whirling noise and shuts off


... Vacuums

Take motor out of dyson o7 how do i take out old motor and replace it


This model takes specialized tools to take apart. Even the belt replacement takes a factory tool. It is crazy I know. You will have to send it off to a warranty dealer. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?


... Vacuums

I have a Husqvarna Viking Designer sewing machine. The fuse blew in the machine and I am having trouble finding a replacement fuse. It is a T3.5/250v glass fuse. Please let me know where to find one. I have searched the internet high and low and can't find one. Radio Shack has a 3.0amp 250v slow blow fuse whick seems to be the right dimensions. Willl that work. Otherwise, I am not sure what to do and can't afford to take the machine to a repair show. Thank you.


That fuse will work no problem. There is no harm in trying it.The machine probably requires about 2 amps or less under normal operation. Being a 3.0 amp slow blow fuse, it will withstand short bursts of extra current when your machine get ... Vacuums

Motor problem I just picked up a screw. It appears to be stuck in motor. The sound of the motor changed to a whirring noise and it started to smoke. How can i access the motor?


First six pictures HERE will let you know how to remove shell to see the motor. I would not recommend starting it before you get the screw out (you will need to ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Kirby Dual Sanitronic '50' Vacuum Cleaner I bought in 1966. The motor does not start when I attach the belt lifter of the rug nozzle. When I remove the rug nozzle and detach the belt from the motor fan shaft the motor starts when I depress the nozzle switch and the power switch . Seems like the brushes in the motor are worn out. I do not have a manual for this unit. Can you assist me as to what newer unit is this compatible to and the problem I'm having at present??


... Kirby Vacuums

I have a Necchi LYdia 3 machine type 544 The motor was overheating and I removed the bottom cover and examined the motor .It looked fine and ran well. It worked OK for a time and then got hot.I was able to partially remove the motor for inspection.I found that the cooling impeller was not secured to the shaft,I tightened the set screws and reinstalled the motor. In process of getting the drive belt back on I turned the wheel that extends out of the case to index the screw that attaches the bobb


Good day!Please try to re align the motor position.You have to do is repeat the procedure that you take to remove the motor and double check the alignment because all motor in misalignment is very hard to turn.And ... Vacuums

Cant remove belt no room at end of motor shaft, looks defective


You have to remove the cover. It isn't a defect, it's a way to keep unqualified people from messing with the product. ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Motor/Fan does not run. I have removed and taken the top of the canister plastic motor housing apart and tested for power. I have power through the cord to the switch and power from the switch to the two wire terminals. I have not removed the motor. Looks like I will need special tools to take out the motor. The Vac looks almost new. It has been setting for several years. What do you think?


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.Well you can order a new motor at shop vac, check out this link.you dont have to remove to check the motor, just connect power to the motor leads ... Shop Vac QPMH450 Canister WetDry Vacuum

My Air Vac is 20-21 years old. Recently it stopped running. I found the fuse by the motor was blown and replaced it. It blew immedicately when I turned it on. I think I need to repace the motor. Do you agree and can I buy a motor from you.?


If the fuse does keep blowing yes you do need to replace the motor. I am sorry we do not sell parts though. Try the link below to get the motor.\015\012\015\012 ... M&S Systems Vacuums

The pump motor in my Bissel Proheat 2x Plus seems to have failed. It was seized so I sprayed WD-40 in it and let it sit for 3 days. Now I can turn it by hand, but when plugged into the unit it still doesn't spin. Here's a picture: http://bbay.dreamhost.com/bissel_proheat_2x_plus/P1070021.JPG I wanted to take the motor out and hook it into another power source to see if I can get it going but it has 3 wires. I'm used to only 2 (+ and -). How can I hook the motor up to another power source,


... Bissell Vacuums

My Sharp EC-l2TWT4 throws belts and I noticed the motor shaft was not running straight. My wife took it to my local dealer in Brainerd,Mn and they said it was fine.So I took it apart and found the plastic motor housing had melted at some point letting the motor twist out of alignment. Other than this, everything works great.Can I order this plastic housing piece somewhere?


I checked the schematics for that model and the motor housing for that model is no longer available. Your best bet is to either attempt to find a used part or trade it in and get a new unit. Sharp no longer makes any vacuums or parts which makes thes ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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