Having problems with your Vacuums ?

I have cleared the vacuum hose and the attached motor unit. I cannot get the brush going. What else can I do? I have also checked the connections.


Answers :

Make sure that the belt is on the unit properly not twisted or broken. Also make sure that the brush is set into place correctly and not rubbing on anything else. If both check out fine then the motor is not spinning for some reason and you will need to try to figure out why. If you attached the motor unit to tight then that can also cause the brush not to spin.
I assume the brush head has a motor, if this is correct you need to get a AC volt meter and see if voltage is present at the motor, if it is the motor is defective and must be replaced, if it is no present then the cord to the motor that runs down the hose is defective or the connection to the motor is defective, use an ohm meter and do continuity tests to determine the place the open circuit is, if you are not familiar with electrical testing a vacuum repair shop can tell you what u need very quickly with a few simple tests, my local shop does this many times free of charge as long as u buy the parts from the shop..
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 :

I have cleared the vacuum hose and the attached motor unit. I cannot get the brush going. What else can I do? I have also checked the connections.


Make sure that the belt is on the unit properly not twisted or broken. Also make sure that the brush is set into place correctly and not rubbing on anything else. If both check out fine then the motor is not spinning for some reason and you will need ... Vacuums

Weird noise i have a eureka the boss and i am getting a weird noise figured bag was full needed to change it so i did. Noise persisted so i checked make sure nothing was caught in the brushes. I even checked the belt it was fine replaced with a new one.Still the noise is there help me I am out of what else to check.


Squealing ... Vacuums

No power to sensor SR 12. I also have cleaned rollers and filters and bags. I have reset the handle. When I hit the power the check brush and full bag lights flash once. That is the only power that is getting through.The unit was in storage for a bit and got wet but its been drying off for a couple months. Is there something I can check or replace. Its a great Vac.


... Windsor SR12 Sensor Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dyson Dco7 animal not picking up from floor. Checked all connection valves and cleaned filter and brushes. Also check tube for cracks and nothing there. Wand suction is great just almost non on floor section. Please help!


I would check the "U" shape tube under wand that goes under body of machine. There is a button to release it. I would also check to make sure that your brushes are spinning properly. When you tip the vacuum back the brushes engage. Carefully place yo ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

NO POWER My Dyson DCO4 Absolute (purple&lime) won't' switch on. I've checked the plug fuse, wall socket and also filters and hoses on machine all seem fine so think the problem is with the on/off button (maybe loose wire or something) but how do i get to it, is there a special way to remove the green on/off button in order to check the connection? Thankyou in advance for the help i am sure you will be able to provide.


The problem is almost certainly a fatigue break in the flex. These usually happen where the flex enters the handle through the rubber sleeve near the on off switch. You will need to cut about four inches off the wire and reconnect it to the switch. ... Vacuums

I have a Filter Queen model CA-96 Majestic Triple Crown, crome & black canister vacuum. The brush in the motor wand isn't turning. We have checked the connections and anything else we can think of. I don't have a manual. What can we do to fix it?


... Vacuums

My bissell brush band has come off and wont stay on thus the brush will not turn, there is also a black arm type thing on a spring inside (on both sides) on the pump belt side it has broken - the side where the brush belt is, help im searching for parts and a way to fix it but im getting no joy, incidentley the brush belt thickness looks way to thick for the small thickness for the brush belt cog (?) to stay on........am i missing something? so i need to get the arm thing replaced plus find a


... Bissell ProHeat Deep Cleaner Upright Vacuum

Good Morning, A friend recently gave me her Hoover windtunnel model U630-900 vacuum. It is a self propelled vac. It comes on but is hard to push and will not really pick up any dust particles on the carpet. It has a funny smell also. I saw where one of you Q & A you said to check the roller brush. I thought maybe a belt may be off or something, but I do not have a manual to know where to begin checking. Could you tell what to check and also if there is anywhere online to download the manua


... Hoover Ultra U6430-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover spin vac # 7410-900 the brushes don't spin but i can hear the pump running , checked the brush block stem thats fine the unit feeds water and soap. but i have no vacuu.me or brush movement getting ready to rip the turbine out to check it . the weird thing is it worked fine and then just stopped


... Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum

Keep getting message 'please remove and clean Roomba's brushes'. Have removed and cleaned brushes and even fitted new one's but still getting message. Also brushes sometimes rotate, sometimes not and not picking up very well at all. Help!


Must be your inbox is full, Delete old / unwanted messages. It should resolve the problem ... iRobot Roomba 500 Series Virtual Wall Lighthouse 80201 Robotic Vacuum

Hi There I have got a Kirby 2 HG vaccum cleaner which is around 20 years old now. It was going really well until last week when one of the capacitors which are connected to the brushes blew up. There is two capacitors one for each brush. One of them completely blew to bits and the other one is still intact. My question is are they the same size and where do I get a new one from. I know it is an old machine, but I would like to fix it and get it going again. Any tips???


Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=541405\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Hi There I have got a\015\012Posted by opfinder on Apr 24, ... Vacuums

Flames and fine carbon particles came out of my Dydon DC29 which also partly melted the bottom filter. The motor is still working tho. I feel that the brushes are gone. How to get to the motor and where to get new brushes???


Hi Joel,I'm sorry to hear about your experience with your DC29. We'd appreciate the opportunity to provide further assistance, so if possible, please call us on 1800 239 766. Alternatively, if you email your contact details to us at ... Dyson Vacuums

The hose works great, but the head of the vaccuum does not pick up anything !!! I checked every opening that may have been clogged, but nothing came up. When I hold my hand under the brush/roller, it seems to be putting out more air than intaking air. Particles "dance" on the carpet, but don't get "sucked up" into the vaccuum ? I have had the vaccuum only 1 year, so the brushes should not be a problem. I changed the bag, and checked the belt. The belt and brushes seem to be OK. ?


Hi there,Uprights are notorious for debris forming clogs when changing direction. The 90 degree turn where the base suction goes up. Have a closer look . You may need to pull the base plate off to access the blockage.Best reg ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

My hoover spin scrub brushes stopped spinning and i have cleaned intake filter and tried to turn the thing that spins it...when brushes are off the hole turns then as soon as i connect brushes the brushes will not turn what else can i do!!???


... Vacuums

Dc07 problem I have a dc07 cyclonic vaccum and like this model,however, for some reason,it has been very dificult to push and pull for the past month or so. i have completely cleaned the brush assembly,cleared any obstructions in the hoses,and, cleaned the filter.I also checked the belt tension,wich i thought was fine but to no avail.Be advised that the brush assembly is spinning and suction is excellent. It just feels like the brush drags along the carpeting. this is a great vacuum cleaner and


The dyson uses two belts, one from the motor to a clutch and then from the clutch to the brush roller, the belts that they use are not much better then any other belt ( those you should change yearly ) but you cant just change the belts you have to c ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Clogged hose A makeup brush (about 3.5 inches long) was sucked up through the vacuum hose. It won't come back through the same way it came in because the bristles in the brush are expanded. We can see the brush on the side of the hose that connects to the canister but can't get it around the bend of the 360 part of the hose... is there any way to take the hose apart more?


... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

Folks, My wife and I own a three-year-old Hoover U6434-900 self-propelled "Wind Tunnel" upright vacuum cleaner. The problem is that, even on the highest setting (front-end as high as possible), it gets bogged-down in even shallow pile carpet to the point that the brush stops. I've cleaned the machine thoroughly, pulling hair, thread, dental floss and such from the brush (and everywhere else), including unscrewing the brush end caps and pulling out the cat hair mats which formed in there.


Check to see if the V belt sits too deep in the brushroll groove, if it sits too deep you will need to replace the brushroll. the top of the belt should be about flush with the brushroll. also you have to take the screws out of the self propelled uni ... Vacuums

I have an old upright hoover vacuum. I need to change the belt but can't figure out how to get to it. The bottom plate over the roller brush comes off but I can't get anything else off to get to the other end of the belt.


Model no. req ... Hoover Vacuums

My FEIN 9-55-'13 recently started making more noise and is now officially a "screamer". There also developed quite a vibration associated with the noise which made me think it was probably bearings. So I took it apart and found no detectable play or lateral movement in the bearings, they seem fine to me. So I thought perhaps the brushes. The rotor where the brushes ride is quite black but I can't figure out how to get to those brushes, although I don't really think they are causing the noise


This problem is only caused by one thing the motor bearings are noisy, I have never found any other reason, they may look good and fell good but trust me replace the motor and the noise ... Fein 9-55-13 Turbo II Bagged Canister Vacuum

Scrubbing brushes I have cleaned the filter, checked the dial to make sure it is turned to high and cleaned all of the brushes. Still I can't get the brushes to rotate. What now?


Your turbine might need to be replaced ... Hoover F5881-900 Vacuum

I have removed the obstructions in the brush bar and the brushes still will not rotate. What else can I check?


Hi Genie, it's Jack at Dyson.Once you've cleared any obstructions from around the brush bar and inside the cleaner head, you need to reset the machine. This is easy to do - just press the button in the red recess on the side of the cleaner he ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a roomba 530 pet series. It appears that the brushes aren't turning. They are free of dirt and debris and move easily when manually turned. But, You can tell there may not be a motor turning, because the roomba is more quiet than normal when you turn it on. Also, the hair just collects along the bottom of the brush and doesn't get pushed into the bin.


The belt either broke or has come off the track.... this should be easily accessable from the underside of vaccuum ... iRobot Vacuums

I have a Eureka Altima vaccuum and it no longer suctions like it use to and also has a burning smell. I have cleaned all filters, brush, hoses, and filters. There are no blockages. I have also checked the belt and it's still good. Any other ideas as to what may be the problem?


This bagless model gets buildup of really fine dirt in the motor and starts to clog up the fan airducts. You will need to take the motor out and clean it. ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

I get plenty of suction at the hose, and none at the brushes. Also, the vacuum will not remain upright when I push it up. It appears that the part that switches the suction from the hose to the brush area is not engaged.


I looked up the problem where the machine would not stand upright, used that solution, and it worked. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

When switching the vacuum (DC17 Animal) over to the hard surface setting (so the beater brush is not spinning), the vacuum shuts off. I cleaned the dust bin and checked the filter. I also cleared the beater brush of hair or debris that was wrapped around it. It still shuts off. Ideas? Thanks.


The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:Dyson DC17 Belt ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1024 seconds