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My dyson DC24 has very poor suction - all filters clean and hoses seem to be clear. had it for just over a year
Hi there,I'm sorry to hear your DC24 doesn't seem to be picking up as well as it should be. From your description of the issue, it sounds as if there may be a blockage in the machine - to locate and remove this, please follow the steps shown ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
Vaccum does not seem to have good suction replaced bag & hose is clear
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No suction I've only had my vacuum for a couple of months and it seem I have a similar problem but there is no clear blockage. It seems like I don't have adequate suction that reaches the accessory hoses nor the main one. I'm not sure where to start. I've taken the darn thing apart but I can't see any obvious malfunction. Any suggestions?
If you have low suction at the end of the hose, then you either have a clog in the hose or a clogged filter. Take the hose off and drop something in it to see if it comes out the other end. If you have suction at the end of the hose, then the dirt ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Bissell 7700 series, pro heat all rounder. Won't spray water. Have checked the line from the unit to the spray nozzel and all seems clear. Water doesn't seem to be flowing from the tank to the end of the unit where the hose connects into. What could be the problem? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thank You. Steve
HelloGrasp the cleaning solution tank, and remove it from the machine. Reinsert the tank into the machine, making sure it fits snugly in the machine. If the tank is even slightly dislodged, water cannot get into the machine. Visually insp ... Vacuums
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?
Hi troupdavid,I see that your Vacuum is having issues with it suction, you mentioned that you took it a part to clean it, see steps below.\015\012\015\012Check if everything is inserted prope ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
Help hi there. i have a hoover savvy u8172-900 vaccum. the hose has great suction, but there is limited suction on the main unit and the brush does not spin when i try to use the product. we have cleared the brush of any debris and have also installed a new bag. a few days ago, we disconnected the hose to make sure there was not any foreign bodies stuck in the unit...nothing seems to help. any advise?
As the hose fits into the base (if i am correct) the power at the base should be fine, make sure the base is clean and free from blockage,\015\012you say the brush doesn't spin, has the belt broken, if so replace it, (very cheap) and only a couple of ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
Vax 2400 performance pet. Suction too low/weak. changed both filters, but made no difference. hose clear although suction seems better without hose!
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
Did you check the powerhead for obstructions? With a bend in the tube just below where the hose connects, this is a common spot for clogs. To check, detach hose and drop a coin in the hole. If it doesn't drop through, a blockage is present. Use t ... Electrolux Oxygen 3 Upright Vacuum Cleaner - EL5035 Vacuum
My versatility electrolux vacuum is 2 years old and it has lost its suction, i have replaced the filters and checked every hosing area i have access to, it seems to all be clear. I dont know what else to do, it has a higher pitched whinnig sound when it is on
It sounds like the fan blades have worn away until there's basically no air resistance, thus no air flow/suction. The whine is created by the motor turning at a higher speed due to lack of resistance. \015\012The fan wasn't covered by the wa ... Electrolux Vacuums
I have a cannister (Animal something...) Today, it didn't sound right - like a blockage. I took out the filter - seemed OK; I looked for a blockage - found none. I continued to vacuum, but it wasn't picking up. Then, I stopped again, and I found a blockage (cat toy mouse) right at the end of the hose (attachment end.) I cleared, and I turned back on - nothing. Completely dead. It is one year old, just about exactly. Desperate, Sharon Tracy
Hello,if your canister is completely dead, then it means its having a power problem. You need to focus your attention on that part of your canister that relates to power. Such as; power wire, if you don see any fault with the power cord, ... Dyson Vacuums
This is a new machine I got for Christmas. All of the dirt is staying in the area where the brushes are and then falls out when you turn off the machine. I have checked all connections and the hoses seem to be clear. All filters have been cleaned and there is not dirt trapped that I can see.
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The hose seems blocked. How do I go about clearing it?
My Bissell BS3920F upright (similar to the 10N6F) has been working wonderfully for the past 3 years but suddenly seems to not pick up dog hair as well as it used to. It has been pulled apart by my husband to ensure nothing is blocking the hoses etc and when running the suction seems to be there. It seems to grab the dog hair and leave it in a straight line directly under the unit without picking it up. I then disconnect the hose and use to hose to pick up the dog hair. This works well but obviou
Check to see if your brush is not worn down, they do wear with age - compare the length of the bristles with a new one. Replace the brush ir there is a significant difference in bristle lengths. Also check the flexible ben ... Bissell Vacuums
Clear hose clogged
This link below is for the manual it will give you full instructions how to unatach all the hoseshttp://ec1.images-amazon.com/media/i3d/01/A/man- ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Clogged Hose 8 Year old Electrolux Centralux Vacume Cleaner has a clogged hose. Seems something is lodged in the middle of the hose - about half way down. I have tried a "plumbers snake" with no luck, except to clean out some "lint Balls" bot not the obstruction that seems to be like a "nail or stick".
Hi, this sounds like you have something stuck quite firmly in the hose!! If you use a good sturdy stick then you should be able to move the object without any damage to the hose. Check along the outside of the hose first just incase something has pus ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum
Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.
Check the inlet down by the brush roll, make sure it is open, if it is then the hose itself must have a clog. If the hose comes off, drop something like a marble in one end and see it it comes out the other end, if it doesn't then you have a clog. ... Dirt Devil M1100009 Reaction Soft Touch Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
Something seems to be stuck in the hose
You cant i sugest you use the good old garden hose push it through and see if you can clear out the crud good luck ... Kenmore 23913 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have a power drive baggless vacuum cleaner...it runs well, but suddenly it seems to have lost most of the suction coming through the hose and floor area. When I remove the dirt container, the suction below it seems strong. I have had it to repair twice--they have tuned it up and replaced all filters and belt. It still does not pick up well when I vacuum or use the hose. Can you help ?
There is something stopping it up,you will have to dissasemble the unit to find the blockage,this is the most likely problem. ... Hoover U6660-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
My bissell proheat upright steam cleaner is spraying out through the attachments just fine, but will not spray to the floor when using upright. we've taken it apart to find that there is no water at all going through one of the hoses, but it appears the hose is connected behind the on/off and heat switches, we can't seem to figure out how to get in there to replace that hose....any suggestions on how to access this?? just curious how you would get in to replace the hose, we know it is the hose..
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
The hose on my Samsung 9048R is torn partly from the swivel base. The main problem is that the carpet attachment with the beater bar will not operate now. My brother checked the connectivity at both ends of the hose and there is juice at the bottom swivel part but at the other end of the hose where the carpet wand plugs in it is dead. is there any way to fix this? How does the wire go up through the hose? I have looked around on the internet and it would seem that the entire hose assembly is
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Hose disconnected There is a clear circle on the part where the hose connects to the cannister (above the orange ball) that is in a position that has the hose disconnected. I can move the circle so that the hose connects, but it won't lock in that position. Help!
This video may help ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
Rented triumph 430 and cant figure out how to work the accessories. I have the vac hose and a smaller hose attached ro dispense solution. There appears to be no way to plug in the smaller clear hose. Was I supposed to get another length of hose to connect from fitting on accessory to machine?
Yes don. call the store where u rented and tell them. ... Vacuums
I have a Model 116.35922500 Kenmore upright vacuum cleaner. It makes a loud air noise when using the vacuum. I have disconnected and removed the hose to see if anything is lodged in the hose and it appears clear. It makes the noise when the hose is connected. When I remove it, the noise stops. When I place my hand over the hose, the nose re appears. I sounds as though the noise is coming from the fan or internal parts of the machine. So, when there is a load or pull on the machine, it mak
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No suction Hello - any help with this would be much appreciated! I just changed the bag and filters. The machine runs, seems normal, but there is no suction. There is no blockage of the hose, as indicated by the fact that that little viewer window above where the hose connects to the unit is not showing the red portion that it shows when there is something blocking the hose (god, this is hard to describe!). If I disconnect the hose and put my hand over the hole, I feel some suction. But
Well, it actually sounds like there is a blockage. Try removing your hose and dropping something through it, like a quqrter. If it comes through, no clog. If it is clogged, I believe that machine has a blower on the upper part of the cleaner (mayb ... Miele S514 Solaris Electro Plus Vacuum
The solution has stopped going out the hose. The hose seems to be deep inside the machine. How do I get to it to unclog it?
The hose unhooks by the motor. But it could be the valve in the hose head. Maybe this picture will help:\015\012\015\012 ... Hoover F5866-900 SteamVac Deluxe Wet/Dry Vacuum