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The Beater Bar keeps Shorting out, we had to replace it a while back and it was working really good, then it started shorting out, do you know what the problem is?

HighnTools \015\012posted this solution a while ago. There are so many people having similar issues. This might be related to your \015\012problem:\015\012 \015\012I \015\012have finally f ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

We have the Kenmore progressive direct drive (bagless) and have had it for about 3 years. We have taken good care of it, and paid quite a bit for it hoping that it would last for a good long time. It has started making a noise that seems to be an overflow air type of noise coming out of a bottom air outlet opening for when the air flow is blocked. We have looked into clogs, changed filters, and the whole works, to no avail! Quite Frustrating since I love this purple vacuum! The machine started

There has to be a clog or block somewhere - if the motor works, it should work did you try a wire coat hanger to go up in further where you cannot see?Bets regardsCk ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

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

Hello Aaron,Since your microwave is controlled by logic, and the start button / timer portion is not working, I would start troubleshooting the power supply.Get a look at the integrated circuits that are on the circuit board, ... Vacuums

Electrolux Epic 6500 SR Carpet Sweeper won't go on. Belt good brush moves, bulb looks good, reset red button I'm not sure, works, looks good. Vacuum starts has suction ,

This link is the manualhttp://www.totalvac.com/manuals/electrolux_manual_Epic6500.pdf ... Vacuums

Good evening, I have a Xio Z1010 electrolux vaacum cleaner and I hope you'll be able to give me some advice. The vacuum cannot be started. Last time it started for a few seconds and stopped suddenly. Something similar happened long time ago but that was due to overheating. Once cooled down in few hours it would start again. It is not the case now after 24 hours. Could you give me any idea what could be the reason? Your help would be much appreciated. Adorian

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Recently my central vac system started making a louder than usual and laboured sound when in uise, enough so that I took note and inspected the canister and motor while running. The motor was trowing off blue sparks and looked like it could 'POP' at any moment. I will not risk using it until I know what the problem is and how to repair it. My assumption is the motor needs to be replaced. The system came with the resale house I bought 3 yrs ago but I do not know the age of the system itself.

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It starting to put out a hot type smell. I have tried cleaning the filters real well and even tried to see if there was problem with the ozone filter. We have checked and could not find a jam. I know the hose has excellent suction. The vacumn works but the intelliclean sensors will not. It only takes about 15 seconds or so for the odor to start. Then it gets real strong and it makes my eyes water

Hi,The hot smell could be from the belt or the motor. Turn it on for a moment, turn it off, then flip it on its side and smell the belt that drives the brush. If that is where the smell is coming from, then your belt is burning up. ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

The power head of my DC 21 keeps cutting off as soon as I start moving the hose around. The only way to get it going again is to step on the main switch on the canister, then the whole cycle of off and on starts again. I have replaced the entire power head and tested the continuity of all the wires in the hose and they are good. The repair shop says the PCB is bad but can not get one. What can I do ?

Not much. my only suggestion is to dig through the internet and try and find that pcb it may take awhile but it would be worth a shot. if you dont think you can make the repair take it to repair shop with new pcb and let them do it. ... Dyson Genuine DC-21 "Stowaway" Spare HEPA Filter, Dyson

I have a Miele s251i vacuum that was working just fine until I umplugged it (while running) and re-plugged it in at a closer socket. When I replugged it, it started for a second and then stopped. Will not start now whether we use the on/off switch or not...suggestions? Would also like to know how to disassemble the unit so I could check out the wiring with a multitester..thanks

I just had exactly the same problem. Opened the vac, checked the circuit\012 next to the motor and it can be clearly seen that the Triac burned thru\012 the PCB. Will replace it and check again. Vac bought long ago, works \012extremely well. ... Miele Vacuums

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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My Tecumseh Snow King 8HP snowblower won't start. I need to know how to start it with an electrical cord.

In order to start it with an electric cord you must have a feature called an electric starter. If you dont have the electric starter on your machine now, one can be added at a dealership ... Vacuums

Have Dyson DC 14. When tilt to vacuum, the handle and coiled hose comes away from the unit. The problem started when the little purple ridged curved part on front of vacuum cleaner right below handle came loose and a spring fell out from somewhere--don't know where. I pushed on the purple ridge part and it snapped back on. Now, can't get it loose again, don't know where the spring goes, and handle still comes loose from vacuum.

I'm not positive whether or not this is the wand handle because there are several versions of the DC14. However the device the locks and unlocks the wand in place is pretty similar between all the versions.The first picture is the wand re ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a 350E memory craft and I would like to know how to register a new USB or PC Card so I can use the pattern. Also would like to know how I can download patterns on to my Laptop. Thank you.

Welcome to FixYa!\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012First you need to format the USB.\015\012Important: You memory stick USB is less than 1 GB. (The one that came in the package)\015\012\015\012\015\012Put the USB ... Vacuums

I got jamm mp3 player JMM404 i don't know how to start it on can u help me with the steps how i know is fully charged ur quick reply is highly appreacaited.

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Roomba My Scheduler started making a "grinding" noise every now and then until one day it just started grinding and then stopped (I could restart the unit, however it repeated the grinding and stopping). I have checked the wheels and all of the gears appear to be in good order. I have a hunch the brush motor may be stripped. Any opinions? Thanks: RAnderson

Hi!\015\012\015\012Further investigation (running diagnostics mode) revealed the impeller (in the dust bin) was out of whack. I got another dust bin from EBAY and replaced the impeller and motor. Unit works fine. ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

Eureka 2961AVZ Will not start ...I get a momentary flicker of power about every 3d or 4th time that I flick on the power sw. Outlet is fine / Plug looks good / chord looks good / I see no obstructions ........Would appreciate any helpful thoughts ....Trying to get Mom's Eureka 2961avz back up and running. Thanks

CAREFUL! This is how my problems started. The cheap switches (and wiring) Eureka is using in some models, especially my model) should provoke a lawsuit imo.Here's my story, just in case it might help. Mine started with a problem very similar ... Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

I heard that a class action lawsuit against Oreck Vacuum is being started because of all the problems customers are having with their vacuums. Does anyone know about this? My Oreck is only a couple of years old and keeps burning up belts. I took it in after only one week of usage when I started to notice white smoke coming out of it and the smell of burning rubber. I feel like I got the old run-around, when the service tech told me he couldn't find anything wrong (but replaced the burned up belt

You are correct about the fact that legal action has been taken. Go to this link to read more\015\012\015\012 ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover Windtunnel 2 upright vvacum cleaner. During regular use my wife turned it on and it staarted cleaning, then all of a sudden it stopped and then started again then stopped for good. I unclugged the hose, cleane4de the brushes , blew the main filer and still cannot get it to start. The motor seemed hotter than usual. Can you help me? Lenny Rentz e-mail [email protected]

Actually, if you don't have continuity, then you have an open, not a short. ... Vacuums

I have 2 coleman with double mantle. I have only use it 3 times since I bought it. Since then, I am unable to make both of them start. I have used locally sold petrol. I am wondering whether it is due to the poor quality of petrol or not. In the beginning, I tried to start it with alcohool since I did not know what kind of fuel to use. On the manual, it says that we have to use a special kerozene. But people familiar to Coleman lamp say that petrol should be fine since our old parents hav

If kerosene is specified then because it is a less volatile fuel it wil worrk better just as when you used alcohol.\012Petrol is too volatile and might not work well as the kerosene design is on a different grade and specific gravity.\012 ... Coleman Vacuums

Press the power button on - good got a green light (new battery) press the clean button - got a green light iRobot runs for a couple of seconds and stops, then starts, then stops. After two or three times I now have a red light on for the Status. All of the wheels seem to be clean. I used compressed air to clean the underside. But still have the start stop problem.

How many times does the red light blink before it pauses? ... iRobot Roomba Discovery SE Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My Dyson animal seems to have an electrical issue that I am unable to pinpoint. Neither the wand nor the floor vac have any suction AT ALL. In fact the vac makes absolutely no sound and you wouldn't even know that it had power to it unless the rollers are turned on, the rollers work just fine. I had this problem start about a month ago and then it just started working again after messing with it for a while, now it has happened again and I am getting a little agitated! Please Help!!!!!!!!!!!

There is a filter inside the canister, and by your description it sounds like it needs to be cleaned. if you remove the filter and blow it out using a air compressor or using a slightly ridged brush and tapping the filter out this should solve your ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I plugged this vacuum in - started it, has good

Seens like beater brush belt dirty ... Hoover S3639 WindTunnel Bagged Canister Vacuum

A family member recently gave me their Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner (model 35821) and I did not notice that the power cord was missing at first. I tried to look closely at the manual online to see if this was something I would be able to purchase or if the vacuum was no longer any good. Do you happen to know if there is a replacement part for the actual power cord for this item?

Any power cord 17 gauge or lower will work ... Vacuums

I charged the sweeper and it does not start anymore. How do I know I need a new battery?

Call Shark. I had a similar problem. They will send you a replacement. They are very nice. ... Euro-Pro Shark Cordless Stick Vacuum SV775R Vacuum
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