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The wheel goes around fast but just a hum sound... not the normal sounds.
And there is only minimal draw of air. After awhile it just stops.
The upper motor is clogged with debris. To take apart the unit you first remove the screws on the bottom plate where the rollers are. Then remove the fasteners on the upper housing and the handle swivel. Separate the top halves to access the fan motor. Clean the dirt etc. and plug in the vacuum (be careful- shock hazard). The fan will blow out the rest of the dirt. Clean the insides and re-assemble.
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The wheel goes around fast but just a hum sound... not the normal sounds. And there is only minimal draw of air. After awhile it just stops.
The upper motor is clogged with debris. To take apart the unit you first remove the screws on the bottom plate where the rollers are. Then remove the fasteners on the upper housing and the handle swivel. Separate the top halves to access the fan moto ... Vacuums
My Singer Izek sewing machine starts and stops and wont sew continuously. When I push down the pedal it sews about 2 inches then stops and light starts flashing, I have to let off of the pedal and push it again, over and over. It did this once before for awhile and then just started sewing right for awhile and now its started it again. I've checked everything.
If it's not the thread and not the pedal then it's definitely a power problem. You need to replace the power cable and then check again the functionality. ... Vacuums
Nothing inn the canister after using,suctione working,bottom roller working,no air leaks from hoses.Also when running awhile it shuts off by itself,have to wait awhile to use again
I'm not sure what vacuum you have, but that sounds like a blockage to me. Thermal shut off kicks in, shutting the motor down, to prevent damage from overheating. After waiting like 1 hour it probably comes back on. Make sure hose, filters, bag (if an ... 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
How to fix my luminess air stylus unsrewed my mistake an now it just keep blowing out air non stop
I did it too...don't feel bad! There's a vidoe on rebuilding your stylus on the Luminesse site which shows all the details. Mine blows air all the time, but now that I took it apart and put it back together, it now blows makeup also when I push the t ... Vacuums
I have a dyson animal dc24. It is 7 months old and has stopped working. The hand tool is working fine but when I insert it to engage in normal vaccuming the suction stops. I can hear a strange air sound. Also the brush is spinning but it is not picking up. I have taken it apart and checked for a clog but I don't see one. Any advice?
Hi there,I'm sorry to hear your DC24 Animal isn't picking up as well as usual. Although I note you've already checked for blockages, it sounds as though this is likely to be the cause of the issue.To locate and remove any blockages, p ... Vacuums
Max Extract cleaner stopped sucking up water! Stopped working within an hour of purchasing it! I've taken the dirty water tank apart, cleaned both filters, and it still will not draw the water out of the carpet.
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My HU350101 was working fine, I was using an 3/8" air ratchet and the compressor motor continued to run but it stopped making air.
I have a kenmore upright 12 amp (M.N. 116.30003402C) vacuum that is not drawing anything up the hoes. There is no obstrution in the hoes and motor, belts, components are working, but there seems to be perhaps something missing(a part) or lost in the macinism that aids in drawing the air required to **** dust/dirt through the hoes and into the bag. Perhaps a diagram of parts and their function would help. Thank you.
... Kenmore 31912 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum
Vacuum stops My Wind Tunnel stops working in a very short time when using. It takes awhile for it turn back on. It still shuts off quick. I have cleaned the hoses and inside of the power brush. This doesn't correct problem. Delbert Briggs
Your thermal cutout is tripping. This only happens when the motor heat gets very high, and the reason it takes a while to turn back on is that the motor has to cool down before it will reset. Ensure that absolutely every air pathway is clear, because ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Suction stopped. Roller and belt working-in fine order. Checked hoses have not found any blockage. Blowing out air or sucking so little can't feel it with hand on hose end. Help!
Either a blockage or the main air filter is blocked , some it can be washed and others it must be replaced I would check the owner manual and look at the filter, foam ones can and usually have instructions where they install to wash them. ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
Patriot Air Storm stopped working
When suction is stopped, it is due to a clog in the hose, or the dirt inlet by the brush roll. Filters if clogged can cause this also. ... Vacuums
My Dyson DC28 Beater Bar will stop turning then start again. Then it quits all together and after awhile it will start again.
Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.I'm sorry to hear your DC28's brush bar seems to be working intermittently. It may be worth taking a look at the video I've attached below, as this shows the correct way to check the cleaner head for obstructions ... Dyson DC28 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hi,my vacumm is blowing air out of the vents .it is a electrolux pet lover 1800w.i have to put tape over some of the vent to stop it blowing all over the place.hope you can help
Those are the exhaust vents from the motor. It is designed that way to help keep the motor running cool. ... Electrolux EL1000A2 Pronto Bagless Stick Cyclonic Vacuum
My Rainbow E2 has been working great for years now, but recently it has stopped working on the vaccuuming setting, but will still run on the low speed air cleaning setting. I hope it is something as easy as replacing the switch. Would appreciate any tips to determine if that is the issue or possibly something larger. Tks in advance for the info/help.
Still need help, let me know.\012\012Thank you,\012Ralph ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
My Hoover Pet Cyclonic upright stopped working while I was using it. The bottom felt really hot so I emptied the canister & laid the vacuum down with the bottom in the air to cool off & went back in an hour or so, I even tried a different plug in but it still won't turn back on. I don't know what else to try.
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My steam pocket mop seems clogged. Steam does not come out of the mop head. The clog appears to be in the rectangular mop head. The triangular head still works fine. I've tried soaking it in hot water and soaking it with cleaning solutions. They have not worked. If I blow into the connection piece, no air goes through. That's what leads me to believe there is a clog. If you can help, please do. I like the product and haven't been able to use it for awhile because of this. Thanks.
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Steam cleaner stopped sucking up water. Motor still running. It's blowing hot air. I checked the seal on the water recovery tank and it appears ok.
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Our dehumidifier(Simplicity Model 43-54006 ) all of a sudden has stopped pulling water out of the air. It runs but it does nothing. Any suggestions? Thank you.
\012Hi,\012There are many reasons why a dehumidifier will not work or collect water.\012Here is a ... Vacuums
Model el7001 You can push the button on the hose and the unit will come on then immediately stop. Once in awhile it will stay running. I have replaced the bag and the hepa filter but that didn't help. Any thoughts
... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum
Is there an reset button on the craftsman 16 gal it was running and stopped. i had some crud in the air filter and removed that but it still wont run thanks Dave
Do you put the foam filter over the paper filter ... Craftsman 17765 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have the upright kenmore progressive with direct drive and the filter canister stops bringing in air and picking up when hose is put into vaccum, when you remove hose and use as an attachment it starts again
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Help Hi I have had my irobot roomba model 4000 now for 3 months now, I just LOVE it sooo much. I have used it everyday since I got it. But now it is not working. I cleaned it all out I even sprayed it with that air spray can. What happens is, It starts to go then it acts like there is something in the way and stops then goes the other way, then goes off. What is wrong? Please help!!!
I had the same kind of problem with my model 400 today...after starting it and having it go in a circle for 30 seconds or so it would finally run into something and then back up a few inches, turn, then go forward a few inches, then back up a few inc ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum
I have a panasonic mc-ul975 vacuum that works great when working properly. the airflow through the canister seems to stops once the aero blast technology is done running which causes the vacuum to not function as it should (does not have as much suction and the hose/tool accessories do not work at all). if air is continually running through the canister everything seems fine. please help!
Hi there. In Panasonic vacuums, there is a thermostat protection on the motor. It will auto ... Panasonic MC-UL975 Upright Vacuum
Cleaning! To clean the cyclonic cone Dyson say to use can-air? that may be ok for computers but not to blow out the dirt and dust from the cone in question. Someone else here suggested to use a real compressor! Well dahhh I knew that! Should I do the blowing in the living room? or may be in the bathroom? Seriously what I need is an assy. drawing to take it apart and washing it Any ideas where I can get one? Thank you John
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