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Steam holes on the plate are letting out limescale onto clothes, is there a way to clean out iron
Yes you fill the Iron with White Vinegar (the acidic Vinegar dissolves the lime deposits), and then flush with hot water, then clean the bottom with CLR (Calcium Lime and Rust remover) brand cleaner from any hardware store. This also is how deposits are cleaned out of a Coffee pot.
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Steam holes on the plate are letting out limescale onto clothes, is there a way to clean out iron
Yes you fill the Iron with White Vinegar (the acidic Vinegar dissolves the lime deposits), and then flush with hot water, then clean the bottom with CLR (Calcium Lime and Rust remover) brand cleaner from any hardware store. This also is how deposi ... Vacuums
I have a Sunbeam Model Number 4065-000 and there is white particles comming out of the holes in the bottom. I think it is because we used tap water and there is a lot of deposits in the water. I read on the box that it was ok to use tap water and not distilled water. Is ther any way to clean the inside out to get the deposits cleaned out without affecting the possibility of doing something to the cloths that I will iron after cleaning the iron?
If the deposits are recent and still fairly soft, running a tank of vinegar through the machine should remove the deposits (obviously not using on any clothes, hold it over a sink). if the deposits are more stubborn, you can use a cleaning agent like ... Sunbeam Vacuums
Ironed synthetic material whilst iron was set on hot for ironing cotton now the surface of sole plate has a residue of the synthetic material one sole plate is there a way to get rid of this residue
Wont re-assemble I took the bottom plate off to clean out the rotary bush and can not get the plate back on! I think it is the position of the roller but no matter which way I place it when i turn it , it flicks back into the place that means i cant put the plate back on!
Assuming you did not remove the brush roller to clean it and consequently did not reseat it, I am guessing that the bottom plate is not reinstalling as it should. On some uprights, the bottom plate hooks in at the front and is latched in place with c ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I bought a bosch sensi xx iron and when i iron the water is pouring all over the clothes. If it needs cleaning out can you please tell me how to it out
The soap dispenser on my 2X is not dispensing. I wrote with this initial problem and received a reply. We did everything recommended to find a clog. To begin with, we poked holes thru the little holes on the underside with a toothpick. Next we took the machine all apart as directed and cleaned out anything that had accumulated (such as pet hair). Eventually we emptied out the soap dispenser, filled it with a hot salt water solution and let it sit for 10 min. I ran three tanks of hot water
Hello,The solution to your problem is already solved, since your soap dispenser is still under warrant,What i will suggest is that you contact the company that supply you this product and explain everything to them, it is most ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
My Windsor Sensor XP12 says the bag is full when it's not. I have removed the hose, brush, and filter and cleaned everything. I can put a bag on without the cover and it works great. However, when I add the bag to the front cover and close the latch the right way, it does not work. I'm thinking that the cover is not seating the bag correctly over the hole, but I can't figure out how to fix it. Any suggestions?
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I have what I thought to be a Kirby Classic Omega that is in excellent running condition and looks great. I love it and have been using it for years, but it is recently going through an identity crises! I looked on the identification plate under the motor while cleaning it and discovered that the ID sticker says it's a Kirby Classic III. How can this be when every part of my dear kirby is Omega brown? There is not a hint of Red or Rosewood! Is there another way to determine the actual model b
The Kirby Omega was made from 1973 to 1976.The classic III 1976 to 1979When in for repair the case (motor cover) from a Classic could be put on the Omega. This happens in repair shops if the teck. has two apart at the same time and was no ... Vacuums
I have a domotec steam generator iron which has dirty water/steam coming out of the sole plate can i clean / descale it
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Dyson animal loses suction when I let the handle down from the upright position to use, I've cleaned the foam filter, and the plastic filter holder and dried thoroughly, removed and cleared the right side U-bend, and the center, rear U-bend access, also made sure nothing was in the way of the beater bar. Any thoughts? thanks. lorri
Is the noise a loud screaming or a grinding/vibration? The screaming is an air flow problem and you'll want to check your hoses are clear and all the seals are tight. The grinding is an issue with the roller/belt/clutch/motor/housing. From what I'm r ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Bosch iron sensixx b25l - turned on and steam whistling from a hole in the bottom. Have cleaned it out every 2 weeks as per the instructions........
When I was putting my new rug shampooer together and the directions said to press the trigger and the clean surge button until I heard a snap, I did just that many times and never did hear a snap so I thought it had likely happened and I didn't hear it so I proceeded to fill the solution tank and get busy but no solution came out so I used the clean surge button instead and got the job done (I think). Can I continue to use it that way or is there a way I can get it to snap and use it the way it
My husband figured it out and it now works great! Thank you ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum
IRobot rumba 4000 seems to run ok and then starts making a kinda hi pitched growling noise and slows way down. it is very clean(blown clean with air compressor)sensors are clear ,newly installed well lubricated on ends of brush and beater bar, new battery. it seems like the wheel tracks may be dragging . i have cleaned and lubricated where i could on them but can't find a way to totally remove and inspect wheel tracks.
It sounds like your Roomba's brush gears are not working. Run the robot without the dust bin to see if the brushes are turning. If they are not, the robot will need to be replaced. Contact iRobot CS for support at (877) 855-8593. ... iRobot Roomba 4000 Bagless Robotic Vacuum
Still dont know hot to get height adjuster knob to work. tried handle all the way back n lay on side solution that was offered. the plate has a permanent place to sit. hows it possible to bring knob
Hey, not having a working height adjustment can be a bear. Lock the vacuum in the upright position, change the knob to desired setting, and recline the handle for adjustment to occur. If you are still having difficulty, you may want to have y ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a Sunbeam micro-glide iron model 4268-126 with a teflon sole-plate. Even after two washings, the red dye in the fabric still came off and is now all over the plate of the iron. How can I remove the red dye? Thank you.
Make sure that the Iron is unplugged from the Mains socket. From a Paint shop / Hardware shop.get some Turpentine. Wet a soft cotton cloth with Turpentine and gently wipe the iron surface in a circular pattern. You might have to wet the cloth a few ... Sunbeam Vacuums
Roomba Discovery My Roomba turns on and moves but the brushes won't turn. Someone told me that I had forgotten to put in the yellow and black end bearings, but I did. Help, I miss my Roomba I have a Roomba 530, I have had it for 2 weeks and really loved it. I have followed all the cleaning instructions etc.. Then the Roomba wanted it's brushes cleaning "please clean Roombas brushes" So thinking that something was stuck I removed and cleaned the brushes, (yellow tabs on and in place by the way)
I read somewhere that you need to clear the software in case there is a glitch. To do this, take the battery out and then, simultaneously hold down the "spot" and "clean" buttons for 30 seconds. Replace battery. This has worked for my Discovery model ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano
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My breville steam generator iron heats up but doesn't steam. I have only ironed 5 clothes with it.
... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
I have a DC07 and the brush wasn't rotating and I had no suction at the brush but perfect suction through the hose. I noticed a large build up of dog hair around the brush so I took off the cover plate and removed all the hair, cleaned inside the floor/brush housing and cleaned out the hose. I also cleaned the filter and removed the other air access cover and made sure that they were clear. I put everything back and the brush still doesn't turn and there is still no suction through the bottom
Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. \015\012\015\012Here is a link that can assist you in your quest for the missing suction: \015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I removed the filter from the motor in the ball. After I cleaned it and let it dry, I put it back in. From then on, it makes a moaning noise when I turn it off after I vacuum. I followed directions to clean it and put it back (it's pretty straight forward and fool proof). I've since cleaned the filter a second time, doing the same steps and it seems to have made it worse.
... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum
When I put water in my iron, it pours out from the bottom as I iron and get all over my clothes. I love this iron. This is the first problem I have ever had. I have a Rowenta Advancer.
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My DC 17 is plugged. I can see through the small hole in the top blue "flower shaped" that the holes at the top of the canister are plugged with hair & dirt. I cannot see anyway to get to these small round holes. Is there a way to remove the top blue "flower shaped" piece? I have removed the inner cone from the clear canister but still cannot get up underneath.
Please kindly follow the steps below to clean your vaccum cleaner,1.) Remove the clear plastic handle. You\015\012will have to take out two screws and then unclip from the from the\015\012front. It's stiff, I gently used a flat head screw drive ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Dirt Devil R088100. Cloth Was Sucked Into Hole Below Dirt Holder
Brad, Hopefully it is the belt that you smell burning. I would start by removing the underneath side of the vacuum head. Normally just a few screws that are meant to be remove for general maintanence and circumstances such as this. After removing ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum
ShopVac pump The waterhose connection is up high. The only way to get the water up to the level of the hose is to continually hold down the on button due to the automatic shut off after it fills to a certain level. On the bottom of the filter there is a hole. I am thinking there should be a small hose of some sort to put into that hole that would then lead up to the level of the water hose. Concept makes sense to me. But in the meantime, good old duct tape seems to have done the trick. Not exact
Hey thats great whatever works its what makes america great ... Shop Vac 584-06-00 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Hi, I have a Dirt Devil Model # M08100REDC. I desperately need to change the bag, but I don't see an obvious way to do it. I'm afraid to try pulling on the cloth tab thingy that's just below the handle, between the rubber ring that holds the bag on the vac, because it seems like stuff will fly everywhere from the force required to remove it, and I might not be able to get it back on there. Should I just pull on that cloth tab until the bag comes off? Thanks, Roberta
You can pull on the tab to remove the bag, but probably a better way is to gently pull on the rubber ring that attaches the bag to the back of the vacuum body. If you don't yank and ****, it should come off without spilling the dirt. There may also b ... Dirt Devil Classic M08100 Bagged Handheld Vacuum