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Why won't my Rival vacuum sealer vacuum?. It just hums when I push the vacuum button.

See the next steps and follow with common sense: God bless youIf the noise is coming from the motor area \012it may be a broken fan blade, if it's broken replace it. If the noise is\012 coming from the brush area then it may be a defect ... Vacuums

My DC 25 animal Dyson ball vacuum is making a humming noise when you turn it off.it is not clogged everything's fine except for when you turn it off it makes a humming noise

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Smoke comes out when turned on and weak hum - Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

The motor winding has probably shorted to the stator metal, or the armatur has shorted. You'll need a new motor. ... Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum


The vac is over heating. First, you should try a new filter. Also, keep in mind that after cleaning the filter, make sure that it fully dries. Using a wet or damp filter clogs it quickly. Second, turn the vac upside down and make sure that the roller ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

One day I was vacuuming and it sounded like something went up inside somewhere and the motor, I assume,..... is frozen ..all it does is hum when I turn it on! I have changed the belt, filter and checked and cleaned all hoses... what could this be? THANK YOU, Gail

It's likely something got into the fan, is stuck there, is preventing the fan from turning, and so prevents the motor running. There's a good possibility the motor burned out because of this. If there's a strong smell of burning metal, this is prob ... Hoover Elite Rewind Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

Samsung sc8442 vacuum - has lost its suction and makes a meduim to high pitched humming noise if turn up above halfway on the suction. this also makes the red light come on. I've cleaned the filter and checked around a bit but cannot find out why it's doing it...?

There are several filters. when you take the dust box out, you need to clean this filter as wellhttp://www.4ourhouse.co.uk/cgi-bin/finder.pl?ftype=443401&brand_change=&section=0&path=&hb=0&brandset=9925&model=10689 ... Samsung Vacuums

Shop vacuum buzzing noise

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Cyclonic 14.4 volt DustBuster started loud humming noise?!HELP

Ours began making a hideous grinding racket and then quit altogether. Upon disassembly, I found a plastic guard protecting the fan that had warped and was preventing the motor from turning at all. Your problem may be related to the same plastic gua ... Black & Decker AV1200 DustBuster Handheld Vacuum

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums

Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year. ... Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright Vacuum

I purchased a brand new Eureka Pet vacuum, sorry don't know exact name but it the one that has the self cleaning duster on it. Last night I used the vacuum on my carpet, it was working fine until I accidently sucked up the corner of a scarf that was hanging off a couch. I shut the vacuum off, pulled out the scarf and and resumed vacuuming. Much to my dismay the suction on the vacuum had ceased. Can you tell me if there is a reset button on the vacuum? The vacuum does not appear to be damage

If the motor is running, there should be suction. Possible problems depend on whether it's a canister or upright and are:\015\012A clog in the hose, UR or canister. Detach hose. Drop small coin in one end and lift hose causing it to roll out ... Eureka Vacuums

Loud humming noise then shuts off

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Dyson vacuum cleaner doesn't start

Check if something is stuck to keep the motor from turning ... Dyson DC05 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

Vacuum cleaner I am needing to buy a vacuum cleaner - the flooring in our house is mainly oregon pine with loose rugs. I suffer from back problems and find the cylinder vacuums cause a great deal of back strain. I have been told that an upright vacuum is not suitable for wooden floors - I would appreciate any advice, particularly if u know of an upright vacuum cleaner that works well on wooden floors Thank you

Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=517227&thid=728380\015\012Vacuum cleaner\015\012Posted by che9 on Jul 01, 2008\015\012I need to buy a vacuum clea ... Electrolux EL7055A Bagless Canister Vacuum

I have a Eureka Power Plus vacuum, model 4702, type A. To start off, it never really had great suction. Marginal at best. Then today I was vacuuming and smelled something burning and turned off the vacuum. At that point, smoke started pouring out from the bottom of the vacuum so I layed it on it's side and the smoke cleared but I never found the source. Is it safe to turn on again after I let it cool down or is my vacuum "shot?"

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I have a Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner - MOdel G4 D. I have never had any problems or repairs done to it in the past ten plus years that I've had it. This is an upright vacuum. I was vacuuming the carpet floor and was not having any trouble at all. I switched the vacuum off and moved it into a different room. When I tried to turn on the vacuum, it would not turn on. I checked with different outlets, used both front attachment and hose attachment. Checked the front part of the motor/ spiral case. This

Hello,\015\012My educated guess is that it's either the switch or the power cord. Here are a couple of guides to help with diagnosis and repair...\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Unbeknownst to me, someone took the bag out of my Kenmore Progressive vacuum and failed to replace it. I have been vacuuming without a bag for months, and today the vacuum stopped sucking. When I opened up the front to replace the bag, tons of dirt and dust came pouring out. I thoroughly cleaned the vacuum, put in a new bag, but still no sucking power. Just dust coming from the rear vents where one of the filters is. Is the vacuum ruined, or is it a simple solution of buying a new filter?

Sounds like you need to buy a new motor. All that grit and dust will ruin a motor and I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did.\015\012This is where a vacuum that won't run without a bag would have been nice. (Aerus for one) ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

The original belt on my upright Kenmore Progressive broke and I replaced it with the spare that was in the vacuum. The vacuum and spare belt are about 10 years old. Then the spare broke after one vacuuming session and there was a burning smell coming from the vacuum. I ordered new belts and replaced it with the new belt. It seems to be working fine with no smell. I checked the belt after I vacuumed the family room and although it was in tact, the belt was very hot. Is that normal? Should t

The belt heats up due to the friction, as well as being in contact with the shaft of a hot motor. It is normal. ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Suction problem I have a Hoover Widepath Fold Away, 12 amp motor vacuum cleaner and the problem I am having is every time I vacuum, the vacuum gets clogged up with carpet. I am probably only able to do one stroke then it gets clogged and I have to stop and unclog it or it spits it out on the carpet. This is very frustrating and I don't get much vacuuming done. Please can you help me. Thank you. Gwen email is [email protected]

Get rid of the carpet its shredding and falling apart.no sence in vacuuming old rotten carpet.or try using a vacuum without a brush roller and just suction ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Clogged vacuum Rather stupidly, my boyfriend 1) were vacuuming without a bag and 2) vacuumed up a big piece of cotton from a sofa cushion. And now it's making a horrible noise and I see it vibrating where the tube connects to the machine. When you look inside there's a white thing sticking out but it looks like it's part of the vacuum. If it's a clog, how do you fix it? I tried unscrewing the tray the bag sits in but it won't budge.

You can start by taking off the bottom plate or top cover, which ever comes off, that is where the inlet starts going in and hopefully the clog is there. Could be in the hose also. But without the complete model number I can't look it up to see a p ... Kenmore 31912 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

The last time the vacuum cleaner was used the outlet sparked causing it to smoke when turning on vacuum cleaner. I replaced the outlet and plugged it in and things seemed o.k. Today I turned on the vacuum, it stayed on for a mili second and went off. I checked the switch on the vacuum and it showed voltage coming and going, but would not turn on again. I checked all the wires in the area of the switch all seemed o.k. I thought maybe there might be a short in the cord. When I went to plug

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Miele Champagne Vacuum Cleaner Model S548 I was using the vacuum as normal, moved locations so I plugged into another outlet & suddenly there was no power to the vacuum! I tried it in several other outlets, tried the reset button... & still no power to the vacuum. Any ideas what could be causing this? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Greetings from ,\015\012 \015\012This definitely sound like a cord reel issue to me. This is really the only problem that I ever see on a Miele vacuum cleaner. 9 times out of 10 the cord reel needs to be changed. If you purcha ... Miele Blue Moon Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have the top of the line kenmore canister vacuum. According to the bottom plate the model nimbler is 116.28015700 I was doing the normal vacuuming and the bag full light came on and the vacuum action stropped. There is still power to the mortorized handle and agitator attachment. Is there some type of circuit breaker reset button for the vacuum function? This unit is probably less that two years old and has had very little use

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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 have a Eureka Boss Power Plus and the beater bar is rolling, the belt is turning, but after vacuuming up around the litter box (not a lot of litter), when I turn the vacuum off, the litter, or even household dirt, falls out. When I hold the vacuum back to turn it off so that it doesn't fall on the floor, it's sitting in the cubby where the wheels are. The bag is empty, the hose is not plugged, the hose is securely fitted on both ends of the unit. This vacuum was purchased in July and is being

Even though the brush is spinning, you probably need to replace the belt because it is s ... Eureka Vacuums
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