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Hoover Alyx Pets 2000w
Hoover Model TC1208 001
Virtually no suction, have checked for blockages but cant seem to see any, however i can't remove the hose to check it. Any ideas?
Did you check the HEPA filter? I have the same problem with mine if I don't clean the filter after using it. It's a dirty job but helps for a while.
Not getting any suction. there are no blockages.
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Hoover Alyx Pets 2000w Hoover Model TC1208 001 Virtually no suction, have checked for blockages but cant seem to see any, however i can't remove the hose to check it. Any ideas?
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I cleaned out the hose and removed brush to clean and checked belt. Everything seems to work but will not pick up or suction on carpet. The hose is totally clear from clogs. I can see the floor from one end to the other. What am I missing that might be causing lack of suction?
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Our unit is 7024A Electrolux Oxygen 3 - it seems to work great but suddenly, the head or 'power brush' or whatever it is called - has died. I checked by removing the hose and plugging it directly into the body, but it is still dead. Without that motorized head working, the vacuum is useless. Is it worth replacing? The unit is only about 1 year old and has seen light use only. Very frustrating, since it was the most expensive unit in the store:(
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HI, I have a Kenmore 25813 and it seems like there is an intermittent short. When I have the extension wand on and the power floor attachment on, when it rotate the wand the light cuts out and so does the power floor attachment, when I twist it back it comes on again. I don't have this problem if I remove the wand and just use the crevice tool with the hose. Any idea where the short might be and can I fix it myself? Thanks. Gary
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We have two of these vacuums and both of them have experienced the same problems. First the floor heighth adjustment doesn't work and now neither one will pick up on either carpet or floor when in the brush/floor mode. They both seem to work with the suction hose function. We have removed the back panel to see if there was an obstruction but it was clear. We have changed the bag and the small filter (not the HEPA filter) all to no avail. What else can we do? We are desperate to use our vacu
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Have Fresh Aire 2.1 about 4 years was running great then went dead. I cant find where the fuse is and have unit apart. I plug in no fan dim display shows to errors. Unit was pretty dirty at the time. I need schematic and suggestions. Also need to knpw how to remove the honeycomb from the light unit to check for blown bulb. Seems brittle and I could break it with trying to pry with augur or sharp screwdiver object.
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I have a Dyson all-floor model (not the ball). I recently replaced my carpet to a Frieze. Since replacing the carpet, the Dyson is extremely hard to push. It almost forms a "seal" with the carpet. Seems to work fine on Berber carpet and laminate floor. My husband has checked to make sure the brushes are working, hoses are not clogged and belts are OK. I've had it for about a year. It is virutally impossible to push on the new carpet. Any ideas?
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When I use my Dyson in the upright position it does not **** up the dirt on the carpet. But if I attach a tool and use the hose it does. I have checked to see if there is a blockage any where and there does not seem to be
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The vaccum has been cleaned and checked but the brush is not rotating and no suction at the bottom, but through the hose. In reading the instructions to remove the brush cover it says to lift tab one and release 2-4. Where is the tab for tab 1 can not find anything for tab one to be able to lift, nothing there any ideas for help would be greatlly appreciated/
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There are 2 filters, make sure they are clean, one is on the tank lid, the other is from the bottom, it is red, pull it out and clean it. If yours has a foam filter on the tank lid covering the yellow ball, make sure there is at least a 1/4 in. gap ... Hoover Vacuums
The removable filter at the front is cleaned regularly, and is not clogged. However, the machine appears to be suffering from being clogged by dust, as it has started to make a high pitched noise, and I fear it may burn out. I can see some dust inside the front panel but cannot see how to remove the front to clean it out. (NB. I have located two screws - one on either side - but cannot see how to proceed further.) Please help! Thank you.
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I just bought a Tfal Ultimate Autoclean iron FV 9450. I am reading through the manual and trying to figure out all the parts and functions. I cannot figure out how to remove the anti calc valve. I see it is part # 12 on the drawing but that piece on my iron (the bit with the little circles on it where it says, " anti calc plus') seems to be a flat piece of integrated plastic with no give or slide to it. .I cannot see how I'd possibly remove it. What do you do - push up? push down? The i
Anti-calc valve wings (grip) located at #3 of the 1-15 labeled description diagram that is part of the instruction manual. The wings are on either side of the dry/steam control #4. Lift up on the wings (grips) and the dry/steam control will accompan ... Vacuums
The vacuum does not have suction. I have cleaned the filters, checked the hose paths and the hose won't **** anything up. I even checked with all the filters removed, still no suction. It is blowing air out the exhaust.
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I want to remove the hose from the handle of the vacuum? I already removed the plastic clip. I thought that would free the hose, but it did not. Any ideas?
There are two discs on top on the dandel that cover the screws. You need to remove the two screws and the you can take the handle off the hose.\015\012\015\012Bob\015\012 ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum