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My vampyr 5040 vacuum has lost suction and is starting to smell. can it be fixed economically?
Lose of suction can be from a clog in the hose, dirt inlet by the brush roll, or the motor running slow. A smell, depends which, if a rubber smell, then could be a bad belt and/or brush roll. An electrical smell, could be the motor going bad, if it is the motor, it will need to be replaced.
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My vampyr 5040 vacuum has lost suction and is starting to smell. can it be fixed economically?
Lose of suction can be from a clog in the hose, dirt inlet by the brush roll, or the motor running slow. A smell, depends which, if a rubber smell, then could be a bad belt and/or brush roll. An electrical smell, could be the motor going bad, if it ... Vacuums
NO SUCTION My Electrolux Z2274 upright vacuum cleaner has lost it's suction and is very noisy. Have checked and rechecked there is no blockage. Have cleaned the filters. In fact done everything I can think of. Any one know why and how to fix this??
If you have no suction, there are only a couple of things that could cause it. As you have checked for blockage, and changed your filters, you may have a vacuum motor with bad bearings, or broken fan blades (inside/on the vacuum motor). Either sympto ... Electrolux Central Vacuum
We bought our Kirby less than 5 years ago and lately are not happy with it....it keeps breaking. The warranty has expired and our biggest complaint is that it has lost it's suction power. All the contents stay in the hose when I vacuum out the car or upholstery and it does vacuum well at all. The Kirby store quoted us over $200 to fix/ service it. Apparently this is not covered in the free yearly maintenance which we just had done. Any suggestions?
\012 Hi there,\012Well I do have a suggestion though you may not like it use it as a boat anchor.....no no I am just kidding. I have sold vacuums for 20 years and Kirby has b ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum and it lost suction. How do I get it fixed? Also, is it possible to get a second filter for this machine?
OK. Lost suction almost always means blockage. You need to check all the pipework, the hose and any bits you can remove at the base of the machine - if I remember right, the DC17 has a sort of U shaped bend at the bottom of the handle that you can re ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Dyson Animal vacuum sounds like the motor is going? It has also lost suction power and I have cleaned all areas and washed the filter. Is there anything I can do to fix the problem? Where is the closest repair center? My zip code is 17972
... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Hoover SteamVac has been doing a wonderful job but in two instances, after emptying the dirty water and reattaching the reservoir, the machine has lost suction. The first time I was able to make it work again after taking it apart and putting it back together about 10 times. I don't know what I did that fixed it but as long as it worked again, I was happy. But it's happened again and I can't get it to vacuum. I can see that it isn't clogged. Can you please help me????
Look for the lower tank filter to be clean. also make sure the lower tank lid is on properly. latch when installed on machine. Make sure the front panel duct is on the lower tank. ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
My vacuum isn't working. The red light indicator comes on seconds after I start it, yet there is no blockage and the brush area is free of debris. I checked all the filters and no sign of blockage there either. The brushes don't turn and there is no suction. How can I fix it?
Brush motor not working. ... Fantom Vacums Cyclone XT Upright Vacuum
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?"
Lost suction my DCO7 lost suction in the hose I started taking it apart and cleaning it and looking for clogs (probably more than I should have) and when I put it back together it has awesome suction in the hose but no suction in the base. It just pulls the pine needles up (christmas tree) but they never appear in the "bag" compartment and when I look they are just all gathered in a clump in the bottom by the brush.
Hi.\015\012\015\012Remove the sole plate turn the 3 plastic screws to unlock & lift off.\015\012\015\012Now remove the blockages that have accumilated from the oppening of short clear hose.\015\012Check you can turn ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Suction Problem I was vacuuming and stopped to empty the cannister. When I started vacuuming again - the suction wasn't working properly. The vacuum was just pushing stuff around the floor. I cleaned the hair out the brush on the bottom and it still isn't working. It was working fine before I emptied the tube :( I can't figure out what happened.Help!
Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012I believe what may have happened is that your vacuum cleaner belt has either broken, or been stretched so far that ithe brushes are no longer spinning fast enough. \015\012\015\012Here' ... Vacuums
My Hoover vacuum is not vacuuming the carpets or floors. When I release the tube to use the smaller end the suction works perfect. So i believe the problem is in the rods on the floor or in the part that vacuums the floor! Can you tell me how to fix it , or where can I take it to get it fixed? thanks
Ive just had the exact same problem. In the very back lower portion of the vacuum You will need to take it apart. I guarantee there is a clog. You might also check your belts to make sure they are still on track. ... Hoover Vacuums
It has no suction. It was fine yesterday. I washed the dirt container and the filter, let it dry and put it back in the vacuum. Today my vacuum isnt picking up any dirt and has no suction. When I took the hose out of the back, it started blowing dust and dirt out but still no suction.
Look for a place where the vacuum line has to turn in a near 90 degree turn. It's easy for it to get stopped up there. ... Vacuums
Lost suction was vacuuming and lost suction
Hi Rick,I apologize for our delayed response. I am sorry to hear you are having difficulty with your DC23. Based on the details you provided, an obstruction may have developed. For step by step instructions on how to locate and remove a blockage, ... Dyson Stowaway DC23 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a power drive baggless vacuum cleaner...it runs well, but suddenly it seems to have lost most of the suction coming through the hose and floor area. When I remove the dirt container, the suction below it seems strong. I have had it to repair twice--they have tuned it up and replaced all filters and belt. It still does not pick up well when I vacuum or use the hose. Can you help ?
There is something stopping it up,you will have to dissasemble the unit to find the blockage,this is the most likely problem. ... Hoover U6660-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Lost suction Been using hoover steamvac today, worked great for the fist 2 hours, got ready to start back at it, and it has lost suction, have tried and tried the water tank repositioning, and nothing seems to work.
There is a screen by the brush that may be clogged. Make sure the water tank is on tight ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum
I have the Eureka Whirlwind upright vacuum. All of a sudden there is no suction- the hose has suction but not main part. I have no idea- but the brush part is not turning??? should I get a new vacuum or is this an easy fix? thanks!!!!!
If the belt isn't turning then it has snapped. Check the top of the hood for two or three crosshead screws; two at the front and one under neath by the left hand side if looking at the upright from the front. Its easy to fix if you take your ti ... Eureka WhirlWind Litespeed 5844 Upright Vacuum
Infinity Vaccum by Shark, model number NV31COS, will not start. The vacuum was running just fine until it grabbed the edge of a curtain. Turned it off to release the suction. Turned it back on and was working fine. About a minute later the vacuum was making an odd noise. Every 2 seconds or so it would "heave" (lack of a better word) then go away, then come back and so on. Turned the vacuum off and checked for blockage, none that could be seen or felt, and now the vacuum won't turn. Any suggestio
Carpet brush won't turn when vac on ... Euro-Pro NV31 Infinity Vacuum
My dyson slim vacuum doesn't have suction on the bottom. The wand has suction, how can I fix this?
... Dyson Slim DC18 All Floors HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Iron/Titanium/Yellow
My electrolux oxygen canister cuts on and off. I have to open and close the vacuum, or take the base of the hose off and then re-insert. I have to do all these things before it will start up again. I sometimes shake the hose around, then it will come back on. If I try to dust with the dust brush (like a lamp shade or shelf) and the suction pulls against the object, the vacuum goes off for awhile. Sometimes I'll have to reset the vacuum by unplugging the electric cord. I never get to finis
Maybe you should have taken it back to that shop, it appartently isn't fixed. I would have replace that board, don't believe in modifing, you usually end up with other problems, like you have. One thing to check is maybe you have a partial clog in ... Vacuums
We have had a Dyson DC14 for 5 years. Recently, when I run the vacuum, it whines a high pitch sound. It still maintains a suction and does not seem to have lost any power. I am unaware of anything that was done to change the condition of the vacuum. Concerned what the noise is and if it is damaging the vacuum.
... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Dyson DC07 vacuum started to run slower after being on for a little while and then would run normally again. I have switched on today and it has just stopped. When I push the start button, on occasions it almost starts and then doesn't. I am wondering if there is a problem with the switch and if so how can it be fixed? Thankyou.
The motor running slower was the motor starting to burn out. The "almost start" is the brushes making intermittent contact with the armature in the motor. \015\012\015\012Your machine needs a new motor Pam. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The vacuum does not **** in dirt. It is blowing air instead. Yet when I disconnect the vacuum from the cannister, the suction seems very strong. I took it to a vacuum repairman, and he said that Kenmore sucks and I might as well get rid of it. (He wanted to sell me another one) It is 10 years old, but if I can fix it I would like to try.
... Kenmore 22613 Bagged Canister Vacuum
We have a Bissell Power Clean vacuum, Model# 92L3P. A few days ago the vacuum started revving extremely high. We still have suction, but the RPMs sound like they're through the roof. At first the problem was sporadic, but now it's consistent every time the vacuum is turned on.
... Bissell Vacuums
Fantom vacuum vacuum starts running fine at first,but after about 15 mins the suction stops but the vacuum continues to run
Sounds like a partly clogged filter ... Fantom Vacums FM741 Twister Bagless Upright Vacuum
My eureka vacuum won't suction and starts to smoke when I try to use it. It sounds like it is suctioning when I first turn it on, but after about 20 seconds it begins to smell like burning and does not suction at all. I have tried cleaning and unclogging the filter and everything. It's bagless so I don't need a new bag.
The problem is that your belt is stretched and worn. This causes that burning smell and it also causes the vacuum to not pick up well. You need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual with instructions: ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum