Having problems with your Vacuums ?
Vacuum seems to have a problem
\015 Hoover tempo wide path brand new vacuum is harder to push and has lots of warm air blowing out the side filter/vent which seems unusual, suction seems weaker, too. New bag is in. Not picking up as usual.\015
Take off the bottom plate and check the inlet to see if it is clogged and make sure the belt is ok. If no clog there, then it is in the hose. If you can't figure it out and is less then 1 year old, then it is under warranty, take it in for repair along with your proff of purchase.
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 :
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
Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor, not contacting the carpeting?? I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting. Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums
Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year. ... Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright Vacuum
I have a miele S4210 vacuum. It has a SAB100 accu nova battery brush which will not work. After charging the battery, light comes on saying not charged and now the power head brush won't turn. I had problems with my first powerhead so I purchased another and it worked for a short time and now I have the same problem again. I have four batteries I use interchangeably but nothing seems to work. I spent a fortune on this vacuum and to tell you the truth I hate it! Contacted Miele after 1st year of
... Miele S300 Bagged Canister Vacuum
Kenmore 23613 The vacuum when turned on has a burnt smell. My husband has taken the vacuum apart, still can't seem to get to the belt. The belt in the rug part is not the problem, it is something in the canister part. Can you tell me what you think might be our problem? Thanks!
If it smells like burnt plastic it is something wrong with the motor part, but if it is a wet dog,burnt hair gross kinda smell it cool change the bag and buy deoderizer tablet to put under bag kinda like a airfreshener. if it dont work like it used ... Kenmore 22085 Bagged Canister Vacuum
Kenmore Progressive canister model 116.27514700 Problem: Vacuum motor won't turn on. The power head operates, but nothing from the vacuum. Have checked all areas of airflow: hose, bag, motor filter and hepa filter. All are fine. Have checked and rechecked all electrical connections, all seem to be in working order. Vacuum hasn't run for a week or so, so it's not the thermal protector, unless it's defective. Vacuum was running fine last week. Didn't stop operating when using. Went to v
Hello! The culprit is the PCB Assembly; Part # KC86WBZR3000...Cost is $6.99. I would remove and inspect for burnt components, or broken wires...Then clean connections both male/female using an eraser, toothbrush and alcohol...Using a bright ... Vacuums
My Kenmore progressive vacuum is extremely loud. The airflow and suction seem to be uninhibited, but the noise is loud and frustrating. Should the filters just be cleaned or is this a sign of a different problem? It's a Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright Vacuum 35912 and we've had it for about four years.
... Kenmore Vacuums
Bisell Healthy home vacuum stopped working. The troubleshooting guide said there could be a problem in the connection at the handle. None of the phillips screwdrivers we have seem to work in removing the screw that holds the handle to the vacuum. What size phillips screw driver should we be using? If the screw is stripped, how can we get it out to replace it since it is not easily accessible in the handle?
You should use a p2 size phillips. there is only one screw right in the center that holds the handle assy on. frequently that screw backs out and allows the handle to slide back and loose connection. make sure the handle is tightly pressed in and the ... Vacuums
Helping out someone that has a ECV 1590A model 117A Electrolux central Vacuum. There seems to be a problem with the brushes. I'm looking for a manual or what brushes to get or a new motor. It seems to run fine what it starts.
... Electrolux Vacuums
Greetings - my Dyson DC41 animal vacuum seems to be having problems with the ball - the right side of the ball if you were to be standing behind the machine seems like it's tightening as it rolls forward, as it tightens its harder to push the machine forward. Any thoughts, any fix it ideas? Thank you.
Eureka TRUE HEPA Whirlwind Bagless same problem seems...roller just stopped...took everything apart and turned it on just in time to see belt melt...I was able to get the end caps off both sides at first and now can't seem to get the one side. Really love this vacuum! Don't want to have to part with it!
If you are able to remove one end cap, the brush roller shaft can be removed and the other bearing is exposed for examination and removal of the hair that probably is clogging it. After cleaning and reassembly the brush roller should rotate freely. C ... Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a new Dyson upright vacuum. The vacuum will not stay on. I used it a couple of hours ago with no problem, but now it won't stay on. It seems to be sucking and running normally otherwise. What can I do. Thank you. Donna Eakman
Hi Donna, My name is Don.\015\012\015\012When you say it wont stay on could you please advise the following:\015\012\015\0121. Does it cut out suddenly as you are using it?\015\0122. How long can you use it before it cut ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
No suction I've only had my vacuum for a couple of months and it seem I have a similar problem but there is no clear blockage. It seems like I don't have adequate suction that reaches the accessory hoses nor the main one. I'm not sure where to start. I've taken the darn thing apart but I can't see any obvious malfunction. Any suggestions?
If you have low suction at the end of the hose, then you either have a clog in the hose or a clogged filter. Take the hose off and drop something in it to see if it comes out the other end. If you have suction at the end of the hose, then the dirt ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Floor tool wheel will not revolve on dyson dc08 origin vacuum - seems to be jammed. How do I disassemble the unit to fix the problem with the wheel. Everything seems to be clicked in. I do not want to force anything - I might just break it. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
Hi,The wheels on the floor tool get junked up with hair pretty quickly, at least they did for our Dyson. The metal peg that holds them in has grooved teeth to prevent it coming out easily, but it will come out if you get a claw hammer an ... Vacuums
My vacuum seems to be having problems with sucking up and keeps cutting out. I have checked it and there does not seem to be a blockage anywhere
... LG Vacuums
Hi, I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner model number 20712008. There seems to be a problem with power getting to the suction base. There may be an electrical problem with the connector between the metal tube and the base.
... Kenmore Vacuums
Vacuum seems to have a problem
Take off the bottom plate and check the inlet to see if it is clogged and make sure the belt is ok. If no clog there, then it is in the hose. If you can't figure it out and is less then 1 year old, then it is under warranty, take it in for repair a ... Vacuums
Problems with Eureka 5892AVZ Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum? the cat hair seems to plug up the filter instead of goint to the canister
You may be using the wand/hose without an attachment on it. The attachments on my dyson always allow some air to flow to by, it may be the same on the Eureka. If air flow is completely stopped the cyclone will shut down and then the hair/dust/whate ... Eureka 5892AVZ Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Hello. My dyson dc04 keeps making a loud screeching noise when im vacuuming. It seems as though the plastic from the brush is catching on the plastic on its holder either side of the belt. Is there any way of fixing this problem?
Remove base cover by 3 'screws' 1/2 turn anti clockwise and clean well remove fibres replace cover and re try. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The brushes on the Hoover F7452-900 SteamVac Upright Vacuum will not spin but everything else seems to work fine. How can I solve this problem?
There is no belt. This unit uses a turbine that uses air off the vacuum motor. There is an actuator arm that moves rearward when you depress the handle release and then lower the handle to use the vacuum. That engages the turbine and spins the brushe ... Hoover F7452-900 SteamVac Upright Vacuum
I received my dirt devil canister vacuum - vision pet for Christmas and have only used it several times. I am having trouble with it not suctioning very well. I have the max suctioning turned all the way up. It hardly picks up anything at all now. I can't seem to find my instruction manual. What's the problem?
Change out the bag. Check the internal air passages for blockage. Check air flow without the bag and pick--up hose in place--should be quite forceful. Attach the bag and try again. If ok, attach the hose and try again. At some point, you should find ... Vacuums
My kenmore progressive canister vacuum brush won't spin. I've checked the belt and it is fine. I've hit the reset button and there doesn't seem to be a problem there either.
... Kenmore 23613 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
Hello, I have an electrolux tweanclean EL7055A vacuum canister, and can't switch it on anymore. The cleaning system is working well (so the power is ok) but the command which is not directly in the canister seems not working. What I can do to test if the problem is here ?
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=636174\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Hello, I have an Electrolux (by 2 users)\015\012Po ... Vacuums
Dyson vacuum I have a DC07 vaccuum. The problem I am having is that the front does not want to stay down as I vaccuum and I continuously have to keep stepping on the front to make it go back down to the floor. It seems as though there is either not enough weight in the front or possibly the unit just has to be broken in so that there is not so much resistance between the handle and the front of the vaccuum. Could there be something I did not remove or is this typical on these vaccuums?
There is some thing broken it is two plastic cogs they help the front go down and stay up you will have to get a star screw driver and there should be two screws on top and two at the b ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Miele S558 vacuum stops working about every 20 seconds (it used toi be every 45 secondsor so) I was told its probably a contact problem, and a replacement hose seems to be the resolution.
Make sure your bag is not full and your filters are clean and unblocked, could be over heating, hence cutting out.\015\012Also test your mains lead, wobble it when its on at the plug and the body end to see if ts cuts out ... Miele Vacuums
I have a Broan Nutone central vacuum. The power head seems to stall unless you lift up on the handle. I think I may need to change the belt but cannot find a place to purchase one to see if this is the problem Model number BN180 type 1
You are correct, you need a new belt. You can find belts for the Broan BN180 at www.vacbelts.com. ... Vacuums