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I have a Wertheim 4808 Barrel vacuum cleaner that has suddenly stopped working. I believe that there is a problem with the electrical cord connection inside. I have tried unsuccessfully to open the compartment that leads to that area. One side unscrewed with a phillips head screwdriver but the other side seems to have a different type of fixing screw that I am unable to undo. It is awkward to get at and in a deep slot and the head of the fixing screw? is not visible.

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Dear Sirs, I purchased two Braun 5875 Contour Electric Shavers in May 2009. I didn't start using one of these new shavers until August 2010. In January of this year I found that the contour part of my razor started to flex on one side and the spring clip that retained the foil became loose. I didn't get very good shaves from this Braun razor and put it down to the pattern change of the foil itself. I have always used Braun shavers because I was of the opinion that German made articles were alway

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I have a Z5930 vacuum and i want to trace an electrical fault. I need to disassemble it to get to the electrical connections and it is quite a tricky one to get in side. The machine will run and then cut out after a short time. It will then re-start in about 2-3 minutes and run normally again and so on. I was not able to give you the exact model but it is Ultra Filtration Oxygen line

... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum

I have the Bissell 2x proheat. There is no water being sucked up from the bladder and the cleaning solution is not being sucked in either in order to get to the carpet. On water rinse the carpet gets wet but I'm not seeing any water going through the clear front piece. I live in Harvest Alabama. Where can I take it to get fixed if it needs it?

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 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

My bissell 9400 pro heat steam cleaners sprayers are clogged again...how can I fix this with out taking it to a shop to get fixed?

The water sprayers on your Bissell are probably clogged. I had this problem this morning, myself, with my machine, about 15 months old. They get clogged up with mineral deposits. This is a *fairly* easy thing to fix yourself. Read all the w ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

Just bought a CCR23DAB Bush Radio. Can't get the damn thing to power up. Electricity is getting to it as a counter display can be seen. But the snooze/power button doesn't fire it up nor any other button. Going to take it back I guess

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I have a Singer Model #4562 sewing machine. I am having trouble adjusting the tension. Everytime I try and turn the knob to adjust the bobbin just gets looser. Right now it just snags and gets caught underneath the material and bunches up into a big ball. There is a lot of thread inside the bobbin case that came out of the bobbin and has to be cut out to free the material. How do I fix this mess. I am a novice at this. I have not sewn in several years and would like to sew a few quilts

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I was replacing the belt on my Eureka Smartvac 4870 and one of the felt gaskets (or part of it) popped out. I thought I put it in correctly, but the first I used it after replacing the belt, the gasket got mangled by the brush. I'm wondering how important it is to get fixed; is it a part I can pick up anywhere and fix myself? Thanks for the help.

I'm no expert but if you mean the felt on the roller, you have to replace the roller (expensive,esp. for such a minor part). So. I found some felt with adhesive in the craft section at Wal-Mart, trimmed it to fit and done deal. Felt reduces friction. ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dog hair gets caught all the time in the belt drive spool, is there a fix for this other than having to pull it out all the time by hand? I have replaced the belt and the brush but this hasnt solved the problem and the belt moves so slowly and I get the loud whining/grinding noise too.

It could be either the clutch, the beater bar or the brush housing. I have included links to each parthttp://platinumvacuum.com/dyson-dc07-dc14-clutch-assembly-900252-04.htmlhttp://platinumvacuum.com/dyson-dc07-dc14-brushbar-assembly-9041 ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My nearly new Miele S710 vaccum cleaner just revs like mad when you switch it in but you get no suction. Could there be a drive belt between the electric motor and the vaccum pump that has come off or broken? How can I get at it, if this is the case?

Hi,\015\012\015\012Yes this could be a case due to which there is no suction. I am posting an article which gives you a detailed description of how to open it and repair the internal parts.\015\012\015\012 ... Miele Vacuums

Help! i have a whispertone 300 model 116 28612790. the retractable cord is jammed & i could only get the front part of the canister open that houses the motor, etc. there are only 2 screws to open it & i can't get it off to fix the cord. hope this makes sense. thank you!

Even if you get it apart chances are it needs a new spring but it requires a special tool to get the rubber molding off that separates the top from bottom and sears repair guys and vacuum shops have them. I would take it to a used vac store and get t ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have a Polti Vaporetto household steam cleaner that I bought 16 years ago. I haven't used it for about 10 years because the connection between the steam er and the attachments doesn't work properly and it is difficult to use. The shop where I bought it no longer sells them and can't get them fixed anymore. I'm about to ditch it, but thought I would have another go at using it. (It was very expensive). Now I can't get the safety cap off so I can't fill it or test it. Any ideas on what I can do

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Sebo has become erratic in electrical power and today I have sparking from the top of the electrical lead where the wire goes into the handle. Can this be fixed?

Yes it can be fixed. If you are handy or someone in the house is handy you may even be able to do this yourself. All that is required is to remove the one screw out of the handle there near where the cord goes into the machine ... Sebo X4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Electrical cord electric cord connection to cannister boby on filter queen is fixed by a plastic grommet or connection - how does this go into place without breaking or forcing plastic part?

It has a **** shell like closure on the inside and can normally be popped out by squeezing with pliers. It will have a slightly oval appearance, you must squeeze it round and pull. ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

In the interest of saving electricity, is there any way to turn off all those annoying power indicator lights, charging lights, LEDs, etc? Like on the stove, microwave and nearly every other piece of electronic machinery ever made.I guess I want to know how much electricity are these things sucking over time? When I get up to use the bathroom at night it's a virtual light show!

Not much power is generated by those lights, I can assure you! Most LED bulbs are so small they only generate a fraction of money that a standard light bulb uses up. Especially if its just on household appliances. If you just switch them off at the m ... Black & Decker 15.6 Volt DustBuster 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

Cord problem My cord just caught on fire while I was vaccuuming the floor. I was wondering who I could get a hold of to get this fixed as soon as possible. I have the G6 mode..

Here is the contact information off of the Kirby company website. They can advise you regarding the Kirby authorized service center nearest to you. \015\012\015\012\015\012 - Contact Us By Phone\015\012United States and Canada: 1-800-494-8586 \01 ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

How do you get cover off dyson dco7 to replace electrical cord?...I can get the torx screw out, but the cover seems awfully tight and I don't want to break the cover

I would use a toilet plunger. ... Vacuums

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 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

On/off switch not working. How do I get the plastic cover off to look at it? I think it's probably a very simple fix if I could get to it. Have to unplug it to turn it off.

Hello, my Dyson is dead, i've replaced the on/off switch with no change. To get at the switch, firstly pull off the bag/syphon box and then remove the handle. Behind the handle you will find 2 torx screws and 3 clips, when you have removed the screws ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Am attempting to get 'inside' the vacuum to troubleshoot why it suddenly stopped running. Suspect it may electrical, and have already checked the obvious (visible cord and plug.) However, there doesn't seem to be an obvious way to get inside the canister without destroying something. Thanks!

Hi There,\015\012\015\012Here's a link to a repair solution that I've done explaining how to diagnosis the cord reel, and open up the machine. The model this is done on is not the same exact model as yours, but the repair will be almost ... Miele S251 Flamenco II Bagged Canister Vacuum

We have a Singer 626 sewing machine. It's an old mechanical machine with heavy metal parts. The stitch selector was stuck, I removed the top and helped the selector to move. when I had to move the selector again, it was stuck and I pushed too hard and broke a component. I can fix the machine if I had a repair manual. I need to buy a repair manual. How and where can I get one? Thankjs Charlie PS. Im pretty mechanicly inclined and I was able to clean the machine and get it to work after

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Have DC07 that won't come on. Wife said this started happening a few weeks ago. Would come on and then other times would not come on. Now will not come on at all. Believe I have a lose wire. Have taken off star screw by on off switch, but cannot find how to get plastic parts apart to get into electrical connections. How do I do this? I am sure I am missing something simple?

... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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