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My hover is picking up through the attachment but not when you are wheeling it normally, I have cleaned it and checked the rubber.
Could have a clog in the dirt inlet by the brush roll. On some models there is a valve that opens and closes depending if it is upright or tilted back for vacuuming, it may be isn't working. Would need model number for further help.
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My hover is picking up through the attachment but not when you are wheeling it normally, I have cleaned it and checked the rubber. thank you
Could have a clog in the dirt inlet by the brush roll. On some models there is a valve that opens and closes depending if it is upright or tilted back for vacuuming, it may be isn't working. Would need model number for further help. ... Vacuums
Hi, There is a high pitched whirring sound coming from lower part of the vacuum. When I tilt it toward me (while standing in the normal vacuuming stance) the sound sometimes lessens for a minute or so. I have tried the following things: -cleaned the two sponge filters -emptied the dirt receptacle -removed the roller and cleaned it -cleaned the brushes -the belt is not ragged and does not seem floppy -checked all of the airways for clogs (including removing the wheel base) Can you help?
Your looking for some dirt stuck in some thing you didn't check yet. with the roller out and the belt out of the way run it to see if it still makes the noise. if it does then you looking at the impeller or the motor bearing themselfs those bearin ... Bissell 3750 Lift Off Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a Miele Vacuum cleaner MedicAir 5000 Plus. Recently the Dust Bag Indicator bar is full during normal cleaning and consequently the suction power is much less. I replaced the dust bag, engine pre-filter and Hepa filter but no change. When i remove the hose, the Indicator is normal, but when i attach the hose, wand, head, the indicator is full. I checked the hose, wand, head but can't see any blockage and when i blow with my mouth it seems fine. Can anybody help? thanks!
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Will over heat and shut self off. while using attachments to clean furniture, or if used for more than 20 minutes to vacumm floor have had since 2000. it is cleaned and check on a regular basis. any suggestions? hepa filter is also washed and cleaned on a regular basis
This sounds like an air flow restriction. Something is plugged somewhere, likely not the areas that you have already mentioned. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Noise Hi... I was doing normal house work and had been using it on carpet... I put it on floor for my hardwood floors and picked up loose clean cat litter and went to put it back on carpet and it made a horrible noise like it was rubbing. cleaned the filter... cleaned the roller thingi ...checked the belt and it is still making that horrible noise. It does not make the noise when I have it on floor but as soon as I put it on carpet it screams at me. Help! Please and thanks Linda
Hi Linda,\015\012Sounds like clutch problems, try to move the lever for carpet/floor back and forth a few times maybe it will free up. If it still makes the grinding noise, the clutch assembly will have to be replaced. Let me know, i can even ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic 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
Power head attachment works great when plugged into the hose part of the vacuum. The problem is when I attach it to the tube for normal use there is no power. I have checked all the connections and switched the power switch on and off still no power from tube to power head. Is there anything else I can try? Model Callisto
Try having someone turn the machine on and off while you pull the cord in and out with the cord more angled towards the on/off switch. Sometimes these models have a break in the cord rewind and will not put the power through to the motor. ... Miele Vacuums
Kenmore 21875 One day it's working fine. Next day, it won't turn on. When I attach the hose to another vacuum cleaner, it runs. Is there a reset button on the canister? Could it be the receptacle is bad? My Kenmore Progressive won't turn on today either -but was fine last week. I cleaned the filters checked for blocked air, tried a different outlet and no luck. I'll check the pins on the connections and see if one of them is not matching up or appears worn.
Give the prongs a wiggle and see if there is any play in them.Might just be a plug end. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
Def no choked probs, as I check and clean filters regularly, but when switched on there seems to be a short whineing sound before returning to normal, and def wont lift fluff etc., just runs over it, although ther seems to be a fair amount of suction. It does clean but not properly
Hi, this is Jack at Dyson.\015\012\015\012You should be able to resolve your problem by following these simple steps: http://www.dy ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.
Check the inlet down by the brush roll, make sure it is open, if it is then the hose itself must have a clog. If the hose comes off, drop something like a marble in one end and see it it comes out the other end, if it doesn't then you have a clog. ... Dirt Devil M1100009 Reaction Soft Touch Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
Replacing filter Got a Filter Queen Majestic vacuum from my inlaws when they moved overseas. I am in middle of vacuuming, got a weird noise, so opted to check and clean the filter for first time. UGH. The lower 'pot' that's the bottom part of the thing was full of gunk, but the filter pristine clean against the cone that's attached to the upper part of the unit. In other words, I am shocked to see that the dirt goes not INTO the filter, but outside of it into the bottom portion (that I call the
Its normal operation so don't worry ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum
Good morning. My elderly parents bought a Kichler ceiling fan for their living room 2-3 years ago - it has a remote and a globe design with a vive. The globe does not have any visible external nut to loosen to release the globe to clean it - the globe is screwed into the vine design which is attached to teh fan. I do not know how to easily remove the globe to clean it - do I have to ds=ismantle teh fan. I checked Kichler's site for over an hour - this may be discontinued.
The globe should be screwed in place by about a quarter turn ... Vacuums
My dyson dc40 multifloor seems to have gotten louder than it was 6 months ago when i first bought it. Sometimes it sounds like a whistling noise. I religiously clean the filters, empty the canister, check for clogs, and clean hair from the brushes. Is this normal?
My Bissell ProHeat Pro-Clean upright cleaner won't spray either water or solution onto the floor, however it does spray when using the attachments on the hose. The belt is fine, I've actually tried all of the troubleshooting steps indicated in the User Manual. I'm not even certain where it is supposed to be spraying out from! Any ideas where/what to check for?
Hi,Here is a tip that will give you all the information you need to fix your BissellProheat Vacuum Problem.Bissell Proheat Upright Wet/ ... Bissell ProHeat Turbo Deep Cleaner Upright Steam Vacuum
The detachable hose on my DC25 has no suction, it appears to be stopped up, I cleaned the filters and checked the opening where it attached to the waste receptacle and also the one at the bottom.
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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 vac LS 3600 and i attached the tool to clean my couch. the tool is sucking but no solution is coming out. i checked the hose and everything looks ok but no solution will come out of the sprayer.
There is a small pump inline of the spray unit. This is normally a coil type reciprocating type and most often this can be dirty or faulty.\012So remove pump and check it on table to see if this works, if not clean or test coils for continuity. ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
My Electrolux Regency Series upright vacuum brush motor does not activate. Cleaned the brush and press reset to no avail. Opened handle switch assembly and checked each wire attached to all three switch settings. Tried disassembling brush assembly but could not pry open after removing all screws.
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Really LOUD Just recently this vacuum went from the normal everyday vacuum to now sounding louder than my power saws in my workshop. Checked for clogs.. everything is clear.... cleaned it all over and then turned it back on and.... The neighbors thought I was running a saw mill out of my house. HELP!
Its the belt if it is a savvy.Have the same problem ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Hover F7452-900 My brushes are not turning. I have taken the tanks off to check the switch that changes from carpet to hard terrain to Ceramic tile.I noticed that there is a spring that has came off. I tried to disassemble the top half (nose) of the cleaner but I have came to a stand still. I cannot figure out how to remove the cover so I can figure out where the spring should be attached. I have removed all the screws that are visible and it still won't budge. It is loose but on the back side o
Regarding the brushes not turning:\015\012\015\012Your filter may need to be cleaned. It is located behind your brushes. With your tanks removed and the cleaner unplugged; tilt your cleaner back. The filter screen located behind your b ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum
Scooba The "i'm Stuck" with 2 beeps keeps coming on I cleaned the front wheel and it made no difference. What else can I check?
Ensure that the front caster can spin freely, pivot, and rotate. Remove the caster by pulling it out and clear any dirt. Reinsert the wheel and lightly push the wheel up and down ... iRobot 5800 Scooba Vacuum
I have a modelF5914-900 steamvac cleaner.serial #0704 0011 4711 I cleaned the carpets in my house and then started to do the stairs with the stair attachment. I got down to the last four stairs and the solution would no longer come out. I checked the tank and hose connection and tried priming the pump per the instruction manual. nothing worked. Could you make a suggestion as to what the problem could be? Thank You
Check fuses goin to the pump, is the pump working? if so you may have an air pocket or a air leak in the intake. ... Vacuums
No suction I just replaced the bag, and normally after this I have a lot of suction. Now that I have changed the bag I have less suction that I had before. Not even enough to picj up dog hair. I snaked he hose and checked all of the connections. It seems to have an air leak but no amount of tape will fix this. I cleaned the filer as well with warm water and dried it and re installed but still absolutely no suction. I am ready to throw it out! Any suggestions would be appreciated
1, Does the blower (discharge) side blow bunches of air??Yes: Something is clogged from the bag to the hose end. Try blowing out the hose from the discharge side.Or: The bag is not properly seated. Make sure that the plastic piece is ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum
I HAVE A DYSON DC07 I HAVE CHECKED ALL HOSES AND PLASTIC ATTACHMENT SECTIONS , CANNOT FIND ANY BLOCKAGE ANYWHERE IN THE SYSTEM .THE BELT IS GOOD AND THE BEATER BAR IS ROTATING WELL , BUT THIS VACUUM WILL NOT PICK UP ANY THING. I DID NOTICE THAT THE HEPA LIFETIME FILTER IS BLACK AND NOT SURE IF IT CAN BE WASHED OR CLEANED. THANKS BOB!
I have just cleaned mine just a half an hour ago - SAME PROBLEM !!\015\012ok take the dust cylinder off the vacuum cleaner and take the plastic clear cylinder off - there is a clear clip one side and you might need a small knife to unclip other ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The brush roller stops turning and I can smell the belt burning, then it will catch and start working normal. I looked under the plate to check the belts and they looked okay and no hang ups of string or anything. The only thing that seemed weird was that the smaller belt that actually attaches and turns the roller is a bit loose. The larger belt is tight but looks like its the one that is burning and causing the smell.
Better to replace both belts the smaller one is stretched out thats whyits slipping ,be sure to clean the old rubber off the motor shaft before replacing the belts.it will cause the new belts to run unevevly and go bad before their time ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum