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I recently purchased this vacuum after reading consumer reports article on it and from recommendations from family. However, since I've had this vacuum it's been nothing but problems! I have a frieze carpet and I have the vacuum set on the highest setting. Each time I use it, the vacuum clogs with carpet fibers before I even finish a room! Any suggestions?

Is that a shag carpet? the power head is raised up all the way can you lower the suction on it is the carpet old the vacuum may not be able to handle the carpet,go to a vacuum store and see if you can try somthing else out some stores well let you re ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

On my hover U6616-900 the self propell work fine on the med setting on med height carpet, but when I go to low height carpet and height set on med the self propell does not pull the vacuum and it is hard to push. Also if I raise the height to the highest setting the self propell works correctly and appears to clen. Any ideas? S/N 090400184555, think this vacuum is maybe 5 years old and my wife uses it lots. Should I think of maybe a complete overhaul or a replacement at this time?

This is a typical problem you are describing. I would recommend you change the belts, this will resolve the "hard to push" and most likely resove your issues. based on the s/n given you maching was made on sept 2004. ... Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

On/Off switch. When the switch is set to "Floor" setting the vacuum will not turn on. When the switch is moved to "carpet" setting the vacuum starts.

Because floor means for lanolium it may have a sensor that detects carpet or linolium ... Kenmore 35821 Vacuum

Levels/Settings I am having trouble changing the setting on my vacuum from 1 or "Low, Hard Surface" to any other setting. Without changing it, I am unable to vacuum on my carpet, since the setting is too low.

These height adjustments are designed so that they will not adjust when the handle is in the "back" position. This is so they will stay where they are set and not self-adjust while you are vacuuming. To change the setting, you need to return the hand ... Hoover Elite Rewind Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

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

Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.

... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The roller on my Dyson vacuum has stopped rotating (I still have suction) I have checked the belt (not Broken) and have checked and cleaned the roller and spindle and also checked the "auto" button setting on the vacuum but to no avail ... Anybody have any clue as to the problem Many thanks

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Our Proteam ProForce 1500 is 1 year old. The vacuum works (****) in the hardwood floor setting on the switch. The beater works on the other setting but it won't **** and beat at the same time. What is wrong and is it something I can fix?

It may be something to do with the actual switch on this unit. \012\012I have a feeling it may have to do with the wiring on the switch itself, perhaps one of the wires have come off or burned on the contact. \012\012Is it som ... Proteam ProForce 1500 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Our vacuum doesn't **** anymore. When we have it on the carpet setting the brush doesn't spin anymore, but it does when we switch it to the bare floor setting. What might be the problem?

... Kenmore 37105 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Is it normal that my Electrolux Epic 6500 sr Vacuum, only works great when it is set on the smallest dot, if set an other way it stop after 2 secondes

That is normal for that vacuume run it with the knob turned all the way to the right. ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

My Kirby Heritage II vacuum is not picking up dirt up out of the carpet like usual, and I have to keep setting it lower to pick anything up. I finally get it to such a low setting that it starts sucking the carpet up and makes a whirring noise, and starts smelling. Every time this happens, we find the belt has been burned. We are wondering if the brush roll inside with the brushes that pick up dirt are worn out and too short?

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Proteam Pro force 1500xp Upright vacuum... When I switch to the carpet setting I have no suction power but the beater bar is turning. If I switch back to the floors setting, the suction is excellent. Wondering if the problem is in the on/off switch?

Just undo the screws on the front part of the switch assembly, carefully check all the leads to the switch. Mine slide off all the time as the switch is poorly designed and subject to damage when the darn thing tips over (easily!!!) new switches are ... Proteam ProForce® 1500XP Bagged Vacuum

My Kenmore bagless intelliclean vacuum is making a loud noise mainly when it is vacuuming on the highest setting (when the light is red). We have taken it apart and cannot find a clog. It has also lost suction.

This might help, it was posted on a previous problem but is the same issue you are having it seems: "Here is a possible solution. If the v ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

When switching the vacuum (DC17 Animal) over to the hard surface setting (so the beater brush is not spinning), the vacuum shuts off. I cleaned the dust bin and checked the filter. I also cleared the beater brush of hair or debris that was wrapped around it. It still shuts off. Ideas? Thanks.

The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:Dyson DC17 Belt ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Trying to set up a shampooer on the Kirby G4 vacuum. Cannot figure out how to get the dirtbag off in order to set up the shampooer.

See if this link to kerby helps it has a few videos\015\012\015\012http://www.kirby.com/Portals/0/videos.html ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Miele classic vacuum,wont run, tried pressing restart.Was working fine earlier in day. When cord retracting the 1200 watt setting light on top of vacuum came on for a split second.

Vacuums have a heat activated breaker in them. Is the action end hot? If you get a clog, the motor won't get the air blowing through it and it will overheat causing the breaker to blow. If this is the case, wait (sometimes a few hours) for it to cool ... Miele Vacuums

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Hoover windtunnel vacuum overheat switched is set off too frequently and I cannot finish vacuuming the house in one session. Lemon?

Please remember this part is doing a service to you. its basically saying my motor is getting so hot picking up this dirt that i better make him rest before he burns up. in most cases you will find that you either have a clog or your filters need to ... Hoover Vacuums

With a/c on max, and either excellarating or accending I seem to lose vacuum and vent goes to defrost , then when slowing down it goes back to normal settings. , check valve new, vacuum ball no leaks ????? blazer s10 1997 4wd

You need to repost this in the auto. repair section, this is for vacuum cleaner repairs. ... Vacuums

Ken-Tech Atomic radio-controlled clock question (vacuums?) How do you set the language to English? I see FR, IT, GR, ES...thinking ES means English I set the clock. Now it tells me that Wednesday is 'MIT' day. ?

FR is french, IT italian, GR great Britain, ES spanish....GR will be first on my list, hope this helps ;-) ... Vacuums

Hoover Windtunnel U5750-900 Agitator brush is weak. It turns fine if I tilt the vacuum back, but it slows to almost 1/4 speed when it touches carpet, even on the highest carpet setting. I've replaced the agitator belt twice. The brush used to turn powerfully even on the lowest (Hard Floor) setting. Ideas? I should probably lube the agitator brush ball bearings, and re-check the belt, but, other than that, I'm stumped.

... Hoover U5750-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Kenmore canister vacuum (model 11627515700) will not turn on. Although when I set it to CARPET the agitator does come on, however the vacuum still doesn't. Is it likely a motor or switch problem??

Your motor in the canister part of your vacuum is bad you can by a nee one for about $84..They have them used on ebay for $40. just type in Kenmore 116. The reason why your agitator is working is because your agitator has a separate smaller motor. Yo ... Vacuums

How to set up kirby to vacuum mattress - Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Detach lower end of bag from body of vacuum.\015\012Attach hose to the opening.\015\012Attach above floor tool for vacuuming.\015\012\015\012See video instructions on below site.\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

How do i lower my vacum setting it is set to high i am trying to vacuum ar rug

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