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Have a bissell easy vac 3130-B and the brush on the bottom stopped turning i never looked before so i don really know if it turned in the first place
Behind the brush will be a metal thing that spins when the vacuum runs. That's what the belt loops over with the other end around the brush. You can sometimes find the belts a places like wal mart.
The problem is that the belt has broken and needs to be replaced. In order to change the belt you need to disassemble the bottom of the vac foot in order to reach the brush roller. The belt goes from the roller to the motor belt pin. Once you open it up it will be obvious.Make sure you purchase the same size belt to replace the damaged one. Check you manual for step by step instructions. If you do not have the manual, it is available in pdf format, just search the web for it,
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Have a bissell easy vac 3130-B and the brush on the bottom stopped turning i never looked before so i don really know if it turned in the first place
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Placing the handle of my Dyson DC07 into its upright and locked position causes the beater bar to stop turning. It will not start turning until the handle is first lowered to the working position and the Carpet/Bare knob is moved to the Bare Floor position and then back to the Carpet position. Then the beater bar turns until the handle is placed into the upright position. What might be the problem?
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I have a Eureka Power Plus vacuum, model 4702, type A. To start off, it never really had great suction. Marginal at best. Then today I was vacuuming and smelled something burning and turned off the vacuum. At that point, smoke started pouring out from the bottom of the vacuum so I layed it on it's side and the smoke cleared but I never found the source. Is it safe to turn on again after I let it cool down or is my vacuum "shot?"
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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
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MOST of the time, the brush will not turn. Sometimes it does when I mess with the carpet heighth knob. I really don't think that a belt is broken, otherwise it would never turn. Any ideas??
Hello,Since the brush turns when you tamper with the height knob, then you are right that the belt is not broken.If the brush turns at a height to the carpet, then there is a problem with the mechanism that is turning the brus ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
When we turn on the vacuum, the canister falls open. The clips holding the canister in place do not seem to hold the canister tightly which I'm sure that it did in the past. The clips do not look bent, but every time we turn on the vacuum the intense pressure blows the canister open only remaining attached the the rest of the vacuum by one clip
Check filter and make sure it is kept clean at regular intervals. Possibly worn out clip retainers on cannister side due to excessive pressure build up. Do not force closure unless pressure is back to normal. May crack cannister or damage unit beyond ... Hayden Industries SuperVac 6000 Central System Vacuum
Belt type Ok, thank you for the help! I did have the top off, but did not know the taking the motor loose trick, thank you for that! Now I have a couple of more questions, and thank you so much for all of the help! I got a belt from sears, & the sales guy sold me an off brand belt. It looks just like the belt that broke, although do you have to force the motor back down into place? I think it may be the wrong belt? I have looked on the Hoover website & they do not even have parts listed fo
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Motor is sparking and smells like burning rubber. When it first happened I thought the vacuum had something jamming the beater bar. That was the smell it had, like when the belt gets burned. But when we turned it over, it wasn't jamming. Took off the base plate and turned it on. The motor area is sparking and it makes a weird noise (I assume that is because the motor fails and restarts). I looked for loose wires, can't find any. I believe I need some sort of part replaced, maybe even a n
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Panasonic NN-SD776S microwave Start button stopped working. I know, the first thought is a bad door switch because "everyone knows a microwave should not turn on if the door is open." I am experienced with electronics, but even the timer won't start at all. Funny thing is, I had this exact model do this exact thing just over 2 years ago - troubleshot all the hardware until I was lost, finally bought a new one from Costco (June 4/08). And now 2 years later this one craps out - a 2 year timer
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George i have just bought George from a friend and he has never used the wet side of things . When i turned the hoover on i cant seem to get the wet button to work. Do i have to have the hoover main button on first and then press the wet button?
The pump can seize up if the the system is not flushed with clean water after using carpet shampoo. You should run half a tank of clean water through Geroge before putting him away.The only solution is a new pump or pump motor. ... Numatic GVE370 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
When I vacuum w/ the brush control in the on position it make a really loud noise, almost like a grinding sound. I have looked at it and nothing seems to be wrong, but I notice that the pin that engages the belt seems to vibrate a bit, possibly creating the noise. It started when I accidentally got part of a plastic grocery bag caught in the brush. Could it have stretched a belt? Nothing is caught any other place and it only makes the noise when the brush in in the on position.
Yes, the belt could have been stretched and is now vibrating and hitting other parts and creating a noise if much of the bag got caught under the belt. If you have another belt for this vacuum, please put it on and see if the noise stops. If it does ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
My vacuum makes a really loud noise when I turn it on. It was working and now it smells like something is burning. I check the belt- it looks ok.
The belt may look okay but it still can be stretched or worn and can be slipping on the motor shaft and thats why you have the burning smell. I would try changing the belt. Here is a link to the manual and a link to the belt you need: ... Bissell Vacuum - Momentum Cyclonic 1 ea Bagless Upright Vacuum
Havent used for about two years. I had to put the belt on it. It doesnt seem to be sucking up very well and after about 15 minutes of vaccuuming the bag was empty. My house got really dusty. I know the rollers were spinning because i looked. I could hear some dirt going in but could definatly tell it wasnt working properly. Is it in reverse or something?
After two years you need to make sure the bag is connected properly and inspect it for tears and that the hoses are connected correctly and not deteriorated. Make sure the hose is clear. You should be able to feel the suction at the end of the hose. ... Vacuums
I have a Electrolux , EL6988 Canister Vacum, howeveer the brushes and motor will not run when turned on. I have take the plates and cleaned around the brushes, but it will not come one. The vacum comes on but the motorized bushes do not activate. Thanks I have lost my owners manual, and have looked for the reset button and can't find or know where it is located. Any suggestions.
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I got a vacumn from a friend who ungraded and though i used at her home when i got it home it would not turn on when plugged in and i check everything and no use. my friend lost her manual. im in my 60's and on a disability fixed income so cant afford to take to repair but got lots of men at church who would help if they know how to trouble shoot it. and would really appreciate any help. thank you , ann
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