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Why sunction quit - Vacuums


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My Vacuum DC-17 has just quit sucking. It has been making quite a racket since I had the belt changed at a repair shop several months ago. I was told that the belt was a new design and figured that was why it was making so much noise. it seemed to work fine, was picking up dirt and all, but today, when I started vacumming, I noticed it was not sucking air either with the belt engaged or not. My vacuum is approx. 5 years old.


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Hi folks, my beam vacuum makes a very loud roaring noise quite often. the problem started when i was vacuuming up a quantity of vermiculite from my chimney. i think i overloaded the vacuum i think and it made this loud roaring noise. the vacuum tends to make thos noise when i am hoovering after 5 minutes or so. any ideas?. thanks in advance Tom....


If the filter bag is bad and didn't trap all of the dust, then it got into your motor, so you may have a problem with your motor now. ... Vacuums

I was in the middle of using my vacuum when it quite on me. I tried multiple things including letting it cool off for a while as I was using it to vacuum my car outside and it was pretty hot. I also dismantled it according to the directions and looked for blockages and didn't find any and lastly I cleaned out the brush and put it back on. I am out of solutions. The vacuum is not that old; we have only had it for a few months. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thank You, Karen


Hi the problem you are more than likely having is with the wires that go into the vacume they are not that secure and do work loose.now if you remove the cylinder that you empty, now you see where the wire goes into the back of the vac, w ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

We have a Kenmore Progressive Model 116 Upright bagged vacuum with Hepa filter. It's at least a couple years old. For quite some time now when ever we use the vacuum the vacuum motor will shut off nafter about 5 min. of use. We then need to let it sit for awhile and then we can run it again for another 5 min. The bag has been change. Any one have any ideas how to fix this?


I suspect that you have a restriction. The motor sounds like the thermal break is stopping the motor before damage, due to heat.\012You must witness that the entire suction and discharge side are clear. This is not always very easy, but necessa ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a oreck xl2 and while vacuuming the vacuum quit. The vacuum has the red power light on. Please advise


Sounds like a bad motor. if the light is on at the switch and the motor doesn't run, then it could definitely a motor problem, worn down or dirty carbon brushes. the motor on these machines are not the best built, they require cleaning of the commut ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My rainbow vacuum tipped over while I was vacuuming and motor quit. I unplugged it. Do I have to do something special or is the computer ruined?


I have a couple questions to ask and I may help resolve your problem. I own a Vacuum store and I can help with the repair. Your can google me out at "Florida Sweeper Exchange" or call me at 954-732-9548 ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have a dirt devil 110005 that quits after about 5 minutes of vacuuming. Is it getting hot, or is there a part I can replace that will fix the problem.


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Vacuum quits after a few minutes of using, but restarts after sitting for awhile, then quits again?


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I have a Bissell 3760-2 and while vacuuming it just shut off. The vacuum was plugged in and was on. Thought it might have quit because of the filters, so I cleaned them out and still does not work. Please help I'm totally clueless about this thing. Thanks Tony


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Our miele red star(s314i) vacuum was running great and quit suddenly. It had not been running for a very long time and just quit. Newish bag, no clogs in hose and doesn't seem overly hot. the over heated warning light did not come on. I've waited 30 plus minutes to try to restart and no luck. Any ideas


Ok, so if the cord test didn't fix the problem, then it sounds like either the plug has gone bad, or the switch. The plug is a very common problem to go bad, and can be caused by just simply yanking the plug out of the wall, or putting too much tens ... Miele Red Star Bagged Canister Vacuum

Hover Elite Rewind I've only had this vacuum a few months and I really liked it until now. There is almost no suction from anywhere in the vacuum, and I've cleaned all the filters and rollers with my shop vac and made sure that everything was assembled correctly. It used to be really quiet now it is quite loud and it keeps over heating, and shutting off. At this point I have no idea what could cause this problem, the machine is nearly brand new and I can't afford a new one at this point.


You have to clean out the hose under the bottom of the vacuum cleaner. To do this you have to remove the bottom plate the covers the brush it has about 6 screws. Also remove the brush and belt in order to thourhly clean it. I had the same issue you h ... Vacuums

My Sanitaire Commercial vacuum SC5815 A-2 does not turn on. It is quite new and seems to be "totally dead." Serial number: 0632005978 It is firmly plugged in, I have tried numerous electrical outlets, and I have tried the on-off switch numerous times. I wonder if there is a simple circuit breaker switch somewhere on the vacuum that I could switch without going to a repair shop? Or, I wonder if some latch is loose that shuts off the current, but I have checked the latches and they are clo


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My Bissell Lift-Off MultiCyclonic Pet Upright Vacuum with Detachable Canister, Bagless, 89Q9 quit working while I was vacuuming. The power ceased and now it won't turn on. What should I do?


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Panasonic Vacuum mc-v5710. Was working fine and motor just quit. Sat overnight. Came back on for a few minutes and now quit again.


Hi,In\015\012 Panasonic vacuums, there is a thermostat protection on the motor. It \015\012will automatically shut off the motor if there is no airflow through \015\012the motor. This is typically caused by a clogged hose. Typic ... Panasonic MC-V5710 Vacuum

The brush quit turning while i was vacuuming - Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum


Could be some debris is caught in brush or belt broke. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano


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Motor quit working. i was vacuuming and all seemed fine. then the motor went really low. when I opened it I noticed that the bag was not attached and the cannister had filled up with stuff and the filter was full. the vacuum will not run now.


My friend, the dirt you sucked up went right into the motor and it burned up. I am very sorry to tell you this. It is probably not worth repairing unless you are able to replace it yourself.\015\012\015\012In addition to not being able ... Kenmore 31912 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

We have the Kenmore progressive direct drive (bagless) and have had it for about 3 years. We have taken good care of it, and paid quite a bit for it hoping that it would last for a good long time. It has started making a noise that seems to be an overflow air type of noise coming out of a bottom air outlet opening for when the air flow is blocked. We have looked into clogs, changed filters, and the whole works, to no avail! Quite Frustrating since I love this purple vacuum! The machine started


There has to be a clog or block somewhere - if the motor works, it should work did you try a wire coat hanger to go up in further where you cannot see?Bets regardsCk ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

Dyson DC23 Vacuum shut off and came on. Thought it was a problem at the electrical outlet as when moving plug it would come on again. Seen canister was full, emptied it and cyclone was quite plugged up so poked out the dirt. Had dog hairs in it as well as some ashes I had just vacuumed. Plugged unit in again and pressed switch. Will not come on. Tried another outlet. Is there a reset button somewhere or could the ashes have seized the motor. What can I try besides taking it to a repair sho


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Carpet vacuum attachment quit working after sucking up a bedskirt. Bedskirt has been removed but carpet attachment will not work. My old vacuum had a reset button on the carpet attachment for use when the carpet attachment sucked up something and turned off. Does the Hoover have such a feature, and, if so, where is it? If not, how do I fix the problem and how do I keep it from recurring? Model # S3765-040. Serial # 100700081298. Purchased 2/08.


I have a Hoover Conquest approx. 4 yrs old. The turbo head is not working Model No. PB4 230-240V AC 50Hz 200w CS4901N (N127) I have been trying to locate another one or another one similiar to fit my machine ... Hoover Vacuums

My kirby vacuum just quit when I was vacuuming my car


Your Kirby has a cut off switch in the front where your hose attaches and also on the side where your bag attaches. If the plastic prong that activates the switch broke off your hose you vac will not turn on. If you put the head back on and make sure ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The ball quits turning while vacuuming?? - Dyson Vacuums


Hi there,I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your Dyson. Our advice would depend on which Dyson Ball upright you own, which you haven't specified in your question.I'd encourage you to get in touch with us directly so we ... Dyson Vacuums

I have a rainbow e series vacuum cleaner that quit working while vacuuming and will not come back on. I know there is a reset button on the wand sweeper but I was not using that attachment when it sh


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Was vacuuming ,it jusy quite no power! - Vacuums


I have seen this before--there is a thermal (heat) breaker in most expensive units---Look carefully at the air filter to see it is not blocked, one here we looked and it seemed ok but it was washable and when put under the tap in the sink the ... Vacuums
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