Having problems with your Vacuums ?
My vax power 2 is blowing dust out of the back can I fix this?
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Vacuums
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
My vax power 2 is blowing dust out of the back can I fix this?
VAX POWER 6 PET...BACK FILTER CONSTANTLY BLOWING OFF....HOW CLEANED FILTERS NO CHANGE
Just purchased vax swift 1500,appears to be blowing dust back out from bottom of filter. is there a problem.
A very nice model.\015\012\015\012Yes I think there is a minor problem here. \015\012\015\012As this is one of the bagless vacuums, everything goes first into the dust container, then the dusty air is progressively filtered on ... Vacuums
I have a vax cylinder model V-094. Working fine then started to play up. Switch it on and the motor seems to struggle to power up. Kind of wurrs up and down. Was thinking it could be the brushes have worn. Tokk to bits and cleaned her up, took a look at motot and brushes, cleaned them too, back together and still them same problem. Help please, hoover is not old but has done some work really don't want to through away something that can be fixed.
Hi.\015\012\015\012after all you have done I would be pretty confident its the motor thats faulty they are expensive to buy so machine is going to be scrap,\015\012\015\012Sorry.\015\012\015\012 ... Vacuums
I have an Electrolux Oxygen 3 vacuum I purchased rebuilt. After 1 month the power stopped working. I took it into Electrolux Authorized repair dealer, which was a horrible experience. When we received it back it was clearly not as powerful as before. Does anyone have any suggestions on what the problem may be? I would rather fix it myself than take it back to them. The next repair center is too far away. I am pretty good with fixing things, just needs some guidance. I think the repair center rep
Never have liked Electrolux doing any repair because it has been my experience that they don't do what they say they did....if you can read between the lines.....give me a picture of the unit and more details and I'll try and help you. ... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum
When taking the handle/wand back to use it seems to lose the suction power regardless of what setting I use. Upon several times of standing it back up it seems to engage the suction power correctly is there a button or something that does not always engage to get power? can I fix it
When you say taking handle back I assume you mean the action to start rotation of brushes. Had simular problem and found by removing brush from tube and then cleaning "baked on rubbish" in plastic tube (so you can see clearly through tube) Clean with ... Dyson DC28 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum
Old Sanyo 1500 watt "Power Control" vacuum cleaner. I need to remove the plastic covers that are attached to the on/off switch and the power cord recoil. This will allow me to remove the retaining screws for the upper motor cowling. The motor and wiring is clogged with wood dust and I want to blow the dust out using compressed air.
... Sanyo Vacuums
Upright vax blowing out dust - VAX Appliances Vax X5 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
... VAX Appliances Vax X5 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a miele S712 (2 yrs old worked fine yesterday) - I had been doing some diy work inside and had the vac on just to reduce some of the dust in the air - after a while the vacuum fizzled out. I guessed it had overheated and took it outside to cool down - when I tried to turn it back on pressing the power button gives it power and it starts to **** but it won't STAY on, soon as you release the power button it stops, and the orange bag indicator is showing full. As I have a compressor I took
You have got dust in the micro switch and it is not latching on, if you look at this and clean it, that will solve your problem, however blowing the motir has probably wrecked the motor bearings. ... Miele Vacuums
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
This is common you may have a short in the contacts from the handle to the wand or a break in the cord that goes into the powerhead ... Kenmore 25812 / 25813 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum
Miele vacuum Sometimes when I hit the auto roll up cord button or even move the cord, the power vacuum goes off. I move the cord again and it comes back on. I took it apart and looked at the connection from the cord to the auto roller. These are the electrical slip on type connections and are still in good shape. There are no bends in the cord. I air dusted everthing inside, put it together (with no extra parts!). Good news..it powered up so I did not break it, but it still has the same problem.
I have a Miele Vacuum cleaner MedicAir 5000 Plus. Recently the Dust Bag Indicator bar is full during normal cleaning and consequently the suction power is much less. I replaced the dust bag, engine pre-filter and Hepa filter but no change. When i remove the hose, the Indicator is normal, but when i attach the hose, wand, head, the indicator is full. I checked the hose, wand, head but can't see any blockage and when i blow with my mouth it seems fine. Can anybody help? thanks!
... Miele Vacuums
I just bought a foldaway hoover with wide path. I plugged it in and started to vacuum and dust flew everywhere. Walmart would not give me my money back so they gave me another hoover foldaway with the wide path. I thought this one might work. This one does the same thing. It blows dust out the sides and you can't vacuum with it. Any help would be great.
Your Vac probably does not have a filter installed inside the unit, that is why fine dust escapes through the vents. Remove the dirt canister/cup from the unit and you will see a filter frame behind. Possibly the filter itself is missing or wrongly i ... Hoover U5172900 Fold Away Widepath Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a Dirt Devil Vision and when I put a clean canister back in place the suction at the bottom of the filter clogs up and very rarely go into the canister. Also where the air blows out of the motor, I will get particals that will blow out. I have checked where the belt is and also the suction tube. Do you have any ideas how to fix this problem?
Yes your intake hose is clogged thats the clear hose you can see it on the bottom from the back.disconnect the upper hose from your intake hose and try to push a coat hanger through with the end of the coat hangers end bent till its rounded so you do ... Dirt Devil M086700 Vision Bagless Upright Vacuum
It has no suction. It was fine yesterday. I washed the dirt container and the filter, let it dry and put it back in the vacuum. Today my vacuum isnt picking up any dirt and has no suction. When I took the hose out of the back, it started blowing dust and dirt out but still no suction.
Look for a place where the vacuum line has to turn in a near 90 degree turn. It's easy for it to get stopped up there. ... Vacuums
Dust blowing right back into the air
You need to check the filter and make sure it's on all the way. To do this take the top off the vac, make sure the filter is all the way up and in place. There should be a plastic nut to hold it in place. If you are using it for fine dust particle ... Ridgid 9 Gallon Wet/Dry Shop Vac 96882 Canister Vacuum
I bought the Eureka 4703D model vacuum and my very first time powering it on, it was extremely loud - abnormally loud, and I don't know if it is loud like that because I possibly put it together wrong, or there is something wrong with it or it was previously damaged and I would like to know if this is something I can fix myself or do I have to take it back apart and return it to Walmart where I purchased it from. When it makes the loud noise, it does vacuum fine but the noise is just unbearable
... Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a Hampton Bay ceiling fan St. Regis model #138 498. Somehow the remote got messed up and now the lower light flashes on/off when the power is on and nothing else works. This happened one other time and I simply turned off the switches and when they were turned back on everything worked fine. This fix does not work this time.
No power is coming in. plugged in, will not turn on. last time i used it, it would go on/off. if i bumped or hit it, it would turn back on. can this be fixed by a fair novice, or trash it?
Sounds like a loose wire or contact of some sort.\015\012Might be a bit too much for a novice to tackle.\015\012\015\012I would start by UNPLUGGING the unit and try to get at the ON/OFF switch to see if there is a wire loose. If no loose wire ... Vacuums
My Beam Serenity BM1383 vacuum cleaner is blowing dog hairs and dust back even after checking for a blockage in the hose, a leak in the hose, suction at all outlets, and changing the belt. Do the bristles on the roller wear down after time?
... Beam Industries Wet/Dry Auto Central System Vacuum
I cleaned my 2 gal Craftsman shop vac and replaced the filter with a new one. When I use it now it vacuums fine but blows dust out the exhaust. I never had this problem before. What could it be? How can I fix it. Should I return It?
... Shop Vac 584-06-00 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
On the back of the shop vac there's a hole...what is supposed to go in there...i turn it on and dust blows out of it like crazy
Should have a exhaust filter in the hole. it is round and 5-6 inches long with a type of filter on the end. ... Shop Vac Shop-Vac 905-65-00 1-1/4" by 8 QSP Hose w/ Handle and Airflow Control Wet Washer
The brushroll on my dirt devil (vax X3) was caught o the curtain, and now the reset button will not reset the brush. the power comes on for the brush, but the brush will not rotate. What can i di to fix this problem
I didn't find the reset button until I took all the screws out and then couldn't separate it. Good luck! ... VAX Appliances Vax X3 Bagless Upright Vacuum
Over heats and blows dust out the back, and wont pick up
You most likely have a clog in the dirt inlet by the brush roll or in the hose. It will overheat and shut down when this happens. ... Vacuums
Shop vac quiet plus series 8 gal 2.5hp blows all small particals and dust out the back vents, dont know if installing filters correctly?
... Shop Vac Vacuums