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Hello! I have a problem with my Tefal Sensio scales. They are now probably around four years' old and have been in perfect working order up to now. Well, I had some problems before - the moment I'd step on them, instead of going into "calculating mode" as they usually do, they would show the number 92 straight away and then the display would change into some strange symbols (please don't laugh here :-) - my weight in kg is 55, my husband's around 80 and each of us gets 92 reading). Previo


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Hello! I have a problem with my Tefal Sensio scales. They are now probably around four years' old and have been in perfect working order up to now. Well, I had some problems before - the moment I'd step on them, instead of going into "calculating mode" as they usually do, they would show the number 92 straight away and then the display would change into some strange symbols (please don't laugh here :-) - my weight in kg is 55, my husband's around 80 and each of us gets 92 reading). Previo


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The Bissell Proheat 2X doesn't release the solution. I have cleaned everything I can see and understand there is a filter somewhere. Would like to know if that would even help... ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE APPRECIATED! No men around just us girls and we have NO idea how to fix it!! Thanks-Cheri


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

I have a VAX V12 vacuum cleaner which suddenly stopped. The smell indicated Carbon Brush Problems. I contacted a service agent who told me that it was not possible to change the Carbon Brushes brushes on this model and they would need to change the Motor Unit.. To me this sounds very unlikely. Two questions please. Is it possible to change the Carbon Brushes and how do I get the cabinet apart which looks very difficult. I am well qualified electrically to do this job. Regards James Beech


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Changing belt Please advise how to change the belt. I wasn't the person who took the belt off, didn't watch. Now it's just me and the belt. I had 2, but 1st one burnt right off. Apparently I didn't have in the right spot! don't want to waste the only other new belt I have. Pictures would be greatly appreciated!!!!!!! Thanks Tammy Can call 920-660-0680


Step 1: Lower handle to floor to change belt Step 2: Remove the two screws from the top hood on the footStep 3: Lift hood to remove Step 4: Lift right end of brushroll (the belt end) Step 5: Remove and discard belt.Step ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

No power Hi, The power indicator light remains off on my EL5020, I have removed the fenders but what kind of screwdriver do I use for these "star" shaped screws? And would would be the likely cause to this, I have changed the plug. Thanks, Kent


Use a t6, or t4 screwdriver, \015\012\015\012b4 u go on plz check the fuse of ur machine, or the power rating of it.\015\012\015\012\015\012or check for the earthing. ... Electrolux EL5020 Vacuum

Hoover Model U8185-900 beater bar part keeps smoking and burning up We've replaced the part Hoover PCB Display Bridge U8172 three times and the vac beater bar works for about a minute then the part starts to smoke and burns out again. I've taken everything apart but cannot locate anything that would cause this part to burn up. I think if I did not disconnet immediately, he vac would catch my rug on fire. Help? I didn't send back the warranty card, so I can't get any help from Hoover. Any suggest


I'm not sure why this is happening. Perhaps if you would contact Hoover and explain the problem to them such that it appears that there is a safety issue with their product, they might be more cooperative. If that fails, I have had luck writing let ... Hoover U8185-900 Upright Vacuum

I was changing a light bulb with one of those metal extension rods that unscrew and screw back in the replacement bulbs. It evidently didn't seat correctly and pulled off the bulb and created a quick "poof" type electrical short. I have switched out that bad bulb with a new one and can't get either the fan or lights to work. There doesn't appear to be a reset switch. I also swirched out the wall switch to see if that would make a difference and it does not. Any thoughts or ideas would be appreci


If you have not already done so, I would check at the fuse or circuit breaker panel to see if you have blown a fuse or tripped a breaker. ... Vacuums

I have an electrolux genesis upright vacuum that I bought used about 8 years ago. It has been A great vacuum the best I ever had. I thought the belt had come off so I took it in for repair. They called today and said that the brush rotor motor was bad and it would be around 148.00 dollars to repair. My question is could I buy the part and have my husband replace it or would it be too complicated. Can you still buy an electrolux vacuum comparable to this one and how much are they. I love this vac


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I have a Miele S5980 vacuum cleaner, and recently had to change the Hepa filter. After doing the change, I tried resetting the reset button to switch off the Hepa filter indication light and it would not switch off. After a few tries, I accidentally depressed the switch, and it has dislodged from its cradle. Help, what can I do to fix this?


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We have a hoover porta vac. that at first it would sometimes come on and sometimes not. It did completely stop coming on, so I have changed the switch and the cord but with no luck. Could you offer any suggestions or is this a motor situation. To my knowledge the motor was not making any noise. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Molly Maid of NW Fla.


If this has had heavy use, the carbons in the motor may be worn. ... Hoover CH30000 Bagged Canister Vacuum

I was vacuuming and noticed that the bag needed changing. the red light with the ! inside the triangle also came on. When the bag was changed, the vacuum would not restart. The red light came on. Tried the reset button but nothing happened. Tried unplugging and re-plugging in and nothing happened. Replaced all the filters and still it wouldh't start. So I brought it downstairs and tried one more time to get it to start. it worked! Is there something wrong with the vacuum cleaner? Was it overheat


It was overheated that is why it worked downstairs after cooling off. ... Miele S548 Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have a GE model #SCA1000HBB02. Recently the control buttons quit working. I thought maybe someone locked the controls but thats not the case. The display lights up shows the time but thats all. I unplugged it and then powered it back up the display comes up to set the time but the buttons will not allow. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Gary


Sorry but this is the vacuum area, your problem maybe the main board or a fuse. please go to the microwave forum. ... Vacuums

My sister misplaced the instruction manual to her emerson microwave and I would like to replace the instruction manual. I do not have the model number available and only know she bought it at Walmart for around $60. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.


Hi,\015\012\015\012Since you do not have the model number of the Microwave, kindly view and identify the model from the complete list on the Emerson website by clicking this ... Emerson Vacuums

Kirby G4D belt change . haven't changed the belt in years ! not sure who it goes on, or around the the spool housing ??


Changing belt on Kirby is a bit complicated. Kirby Co. just did not make it easy for their customers. You have to be careful when installing the brush roll back. Brush roll end caps have to be put back a certain way. For detailed instructions with pi ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kenmore magic blue vaccuum would not start after changing bag.


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Changed bag and vaccuum would not run.


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Bissell Proheat I have a Bissell ProHeat 12 amp 6 cleaning brush upright and it won't turn on anymore. We have done the basics like making sure the outlets work, etc. Changed it around to different outlets. It is not turning on. Any idea?


Things to check are the cord, switch, and the motor. ... Vacuums

Suction button Although my Hoover Spin scrub is working perfecting dispensing the solution, when I go to suck up the solution from the carpet--I am having problems with the RED suction button that keeps popping up. I have to stop the cleaner and lift up the dirty water container to break the suction. Ive tried cleaning the netting that is encased around it, but still no luck. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks


This happens when the filter on the inside of the lid for the dirty water tank is pushed all of the way up. You need to leave a 1/4 in. gap from the top to the top of the filter ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum

Belt Hi would like to know where I can buy another belt that goes around the brush I live in Mangere Bridge Auckland


There is an 1-800 number on the back of your disposable vacuum bag that you can call and get your belt directly from the Kirby Factory. ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Cracked On the bottom of my vacuum, the area around the belt housing is cracked. It looks as though the whole plastic bottom piece would have to be replaced just because of the crack.


I'm afraid that you will have to replace the base unit, part #62577, would sell for around $25. Once it cracks, then it is weak and will affect the brush roll and belt. ... Eureka 2996AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

Filter I bought this Hoover a few years ago-- just now about to use it first time. I cannot find my user's manual and don't know how to change the filter-- or to clean it or whatever I am supposed to do with it. Also, there is a handle on one side of the unit that seems to be attached to an empty chamber or canister kind of thing. It looks like it should pull out, but it does not budge. I really would like to have a manual, but can't seem to find one. Is there a similar model that is still


This is not for the exact same model, but should help you out:\015\012http://edge.maytag.com/epipubs/56511B47.PDF ... Hoover U8143-900 Upright Vacuum

Omc specs 1989 rinker boat 4 cylinder gm/omc i need specs for: plugs, points,idle, prop size,etc. boat had been sitting for a while, i changed oil,points,plugs, new gas,etc. i can crank it, but it's a little rough and won't idle below 2000 rpms. any advice or help would be appreciated. thanks. tommy


You will need to repost this in the correct section, this one is for vacuum cleaner repairs. ... Vacuums

Kirby G5 I was using the hoover and just switched it off and turned it on again but would not turn on. I changed the fuse in the plug but still wouldnt turn on. what should I do?


See my troubleshooting guide and from there, you can view my do it yourself guides for fixing your Kirby. ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover Windtunnel My Hoover is about a year old and now it's not as easy to push, when I first bought it, it would almost glide over the carpet, now it can be a bit of a struggle to push it around. Any ideas why?


The gears inside might be worn down. ... Hoover U8147-900 WindTunnel V2 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The kenmore premalite upright seems to always break the ring around the middle of the suction tube-rendering the thing useless--sears wont sell the ring, only whole tube-tax and shipping is about 50.00---chat rooms everywhere complain about this prob.--what can I do to fix this with stuff I would find in my shop???


Take the broken part to a Panasonic servicer, alot of Sears Vacuums are made by Panasonic and they may have the part you need. Supply me with the model number and the sears part number, I would like to see what part you are talking about., ... Vacuums
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