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The ac unit says E2 and keeps going on and off
Asking again. Better wording? My lightweight Bissell carpet shampooer is continually spraying cleaning solution. The sucking action works well but can't keep up. This unit does NOT HAVE A HEATER. This is a simple unit. Is there a cable going down the handle from the trigger? ( it feels like that's the way it works. Could the drain be plugged. Also it will only use 1/2 a tank of solution at a time. Then must be filled again
Hi Sue. I understand how frustrating this must be. I'd like to help you with troubleshooting steps, but need more information.\015\012Here's a quick link to contact us: ... Vacuums
Keeps stopping. My Roomba Discovery says it has a full charge, but it runs for a few minutes, then stops and beeps and the status light comes on. If you press the clean button, it will start again and go for a few minutes before the same thing happens again.
Your battery isn't holding a charge ,buy a new battery ... iRobot Roomba Discovery SE Bagless Robotic Vacuum
My 400 series Discovery Roomba will no longer charge. It shows a green "charged" light, but when I hit clean, all lights/vacuum, etc just go out and it stops. Irobot says that the entire unit needs to be replaced, but it has to have something to do with the charging mechanism. Any Ideas? I've tried the system reset, and removing/replacing the battery. No effect. The robot doesn't give me the "uh-oh" beeps to be charged. It just stops and goes dead.
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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
Kirby Seems like you know alot about the Kirby. I know how to use my Sentria (unlike these other idiots) but I keep screwing up the shampoo tray assembly. The brush snaps into the tray just fine but the tray doesn't really stick to the head. It detaches when pushing and pulling the unit. And who knows where that cover goes? It say 'push here to open'
Machine will not come on ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub... The last time I used the hand tool attachment, it worked fine. Just tried to use it again, and now I only drips of water will come out of the hand sprayer, if that. I have tried prepping it for up to 15 seconds like the manual says... no luck with that. Also it is making a big puddle on the floor, probably because the brushes on the main unit keep spinning when I am trying to use the hand tool which I dont think they are supposed to do? Can a
The brushes can be turned off on most of them via a switch on the hood. There shouldn't be water coming out onto the floor unless you are pulling the trigger at that top. You probably broke this when attempting to use the tools. ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
Dyson vacuum I have a DC07 vaccuum. The problem I am having is that the front does not want to stay down as I vaccuum and I continuously have to keep stepping on the front to make it go back down to the floor. It seems as though there is either not enough weight in the front or possibly the unit just has to be broken in so that there is not so much resistance between the handle and the front of the vaccuum. Could there be something I did not remove or is this typical on these vaccuums?
There is some thing broken it is two plastic cogs they help the front go down and stay up you will have to get a star screw driver and there should be two screws on top and two at the b ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Irobot Roomba keeps saying that I need to clean Roombas brushes. I have cleaned the brushes...they are spotless. Still the Roomba will go for 2 minutes and shut itself off stating once again to clean the brushes. What up?
Perform the troubleshooting found at the iRobot website: http://tinyurl.com/nh5c8a (I promise that really does go to the right site.) That troubleshooting will enable you to determine exac ... iRobot Roomba 510 Bagless Vacuum
Dirt keeps coming out the back of the vac. I have a D:ayton 1D457D wet/dry vac. I have aring that says to use on dry applications only. Where does that ring go?
The ring goes over the filter insid the vac where the filter is.take the filter out and cleanit real good then put it back on.now the ring goes over the filter and get pushed all the way to the top and pressed on to hold the filter in place ... Vacuums
Roomba keeps saying clean brushes yet are clean!
Make sure you take off the little cap at the end (the one that spins -- just grab it and pull it straight off) and clean under it too. The rest of the brush may look perfectly clean but what happens is that hair gets stuck under spinning cap and, li ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Shampoo-er This seems to be a common problem, the shampooer is putting out alot of water and hardly any suds. I read through the posts about the little filter that sometimes gets out of place and I think I found it in the box - is it about 1" diameter hard plastic ring around very fine mesh? If so where exactly does it go? Some posts say in the hose, and others say in the opening of the tank. Or does it go in the place where the hose attaches to the tray? I also found a round sponge in the box o
It goes on the small hole on the tank where the hose attaches to it. The sponge goes in the hole directly under the on/off valve. Here is a link to my online shampooer instructions.\015\012 \015\012 ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Electrolux Centralux I have a Electrolux Centralux. When I plug the hose in at one of the wall outlets the motor will not start. If I go to the motor and slap the unit it will start.....then...it will not stop unless I unplug the power cord to the motor. If I plug the power cord back in, the unit will not restart until I slap the motor unit again. The unit has only been used 20 - 30 times. Any suggestions?? Thanks, Bruce
I dont know if you had your unit looked at yet but it sounds like the Power module is going. I repair the machines so I know some of the work. ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum
I have a Byron SX1 door bell with 1 chime unit, and I want to buy another battery chime unit to keep upstairs. I don't know when the bell was originally fixed, and if a modern unit would suit. Is it possible to buy an extra unit. Best Wishes Louie Bruton
Roomba Discovery Roomba is fully charged and cleaned with sensor wiped clean. When turned on it it sounds normal and commences to go, but it then acts like it is putting on the breaks, spins, tries to go and manages a short distance and breaks again, just not making any progress because it keeps breaking after a foot or so and turns and tries again. Sometimes is gets so stuck from moving forward at all, like it is stuck in one spot just trying to go while seemingly surrounded by barriers. Somet
I had the same back-up, turn, move forward a couple inches, backup-up, etc. problem. Try cleaning/cutting the hair, etc. out from around the brushes, as well as around the ends of the brushes. Also, try a Q-tip to clean out the four pair of sensors ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
Unit has power from Plug to unit. Current flows all the way to switch and switch seems to be ok but unit will not turn on. Wife says it was cutting on and off when moving it around. Checked conntec
You either have a bad switch oir you have a short in the cord.plug it in and turn it on then move the cord around from top to bottom and see if it acts up..if not tap on the switch afew times and if it cuts out then the switch is bad.try to plug it i ... Vacuums
I own a Sanyo 35s 3.5 Rice cooker that has stopped cooking and heating. Power is going to the unit power light comes on. We have checked to make sure that the unit was turned off before unplugging as per the instuctions. Unit was new in Feb 2010 and well taken care of. Anything we are missing here?
If you have been washing or scratching the inner pot with something sharp or harsh like a metal spoon or hard sponge it could cause that and even electric shocks. try changing the pot ... Vacuums
Roomba turns in circles going one direction and then another but can not go forward in a straight line. Aftter a few moments of going in circles, it cuts off and says inspect and clean roomba's wheels. We have done that 5 times and to no avail.
... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Need proper wiring connections inside unit, where they have pulled apart from squeeze connectors.(Wiring diagram needed) Can someone E-Mail this to me? Fritz (an ''old'' mechanic) Folks I have talked to, say there is no specific model number for these units. They are just described by name, and serial #. and I have relayed exactly what was labled on the unit. Please post this and quit asking me to enter a "valid" product.
Fritz , thanks please confirm... there are likely more than 2 leads from the motor?? I have not seen or worked on the Tristar CXL as it is very new.You will have a high low function but: Should the power head function at both spee ... Vacuums
Your reply I received your reply of "Unplug the unit or turn off the circuit breaker. How is this going to help me trouble shoot what is wrong with my unit? Was there more to your message that I did not get?
... Broan-NuTone CV450 Central Bagged Central System Vacuum
Runs but doesn't vacuum/****. Sidebrush works fine. Cleaned the roller brushes, and that seemed to confuse the robot and now it keeps going backward a few inches, turning, and then starts going backward again.
Sounds like a sensor problem. pull and clean the front black/white caster assembly and the revealed movement sensor and the 4 cliff sensors along the bottom of the front. Make sure the front caster wheel turns freely. You may have to remove the rolle ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
The unit sprays for the first few seconds after I turn the unit on and then stops spraying any water or solution. I turn it off, wait a few minutes and the same thing happens. What is going on and how can I get it to work properly?
This sounds as though the pump belt is slipping. This may be caused because the pump belt has stretched slightly or the pump is seized and will not turn. Remove the pump belt and turn the pump rotor with your fingers to see it turns freely. If ... Bissell 7901-R Clearview Proheat Plus Upright Vacuum
The agitator on my kenmore progressive vacuum won't keep going. It keeps stopping while vacuuming.
This sounds like the belt that drives the beater bar on the vacuum. The beater bar bearings and brushes could be plugged with debris and/or the belt is simply worn out and needs to be replaced. Unplug the vacuum, turn it over and look for clogging. ... Vacuums
Roomba 500 Unit comes on and moves, but brushes don't seem to be turning. Unit stops and then says, "please clean brushes".
Roomba 500 Series have a serious problem with hair and other fibers working their way into the drive gears. The resulting resistance in the drivetrain is interpreted by the machine as overloaded brushes. People who experience this problem should co ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
The roomba 560 keeps going in circles after it hits an object. Or it will keep hitting the object repeatly until you pick it up and move it. I have cleaned the sensors and wheels and it still does not work properly. Thank you.
... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum