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Which is better Miele vacuums or Dyson - we want a motor/power head for carpet cleaning and hard floors
I prefer dyson myself
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Which is better Miele vacuums or Dyson - we want a motor/power head for carpet cleaning and hard floors
I prefer dyson myself ... Vacuums
I have a new Euro-Pro shark model S3101. Used it one time and while I was doing my tile floor in my kitchen I reached under a cabnet to clean and hit the floor kick kind of hard and broke the head off of the shark. I have only the T shaped end on the shark now with the cleaning head broken off and looks unrepairable. I did kind of hit the floor kick hard but the plastic broke like glass. Can I put a new head on the remaining piece or is it repairable? thanks Angie
Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about the Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop and why it maynot be getting steam to the head...Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop Pro ... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
I've got a Kenmore canister vacuum, Progressive 236123, and there's a burning smell from the belt side of the head--smells a lot like hot rubber. I've cleaned the agitator and changed the belt, but I still get the smell. It's stronger when I'm using "carpet" mode than when I'm using "bare floor" mode. Any ideas what the problem is?
... Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
The vacuum is making a noise like something is stuck when it is in the carpet position but not when in the floor position. I can't find anything that is stuck in the areas that I can see. I have cleaned the brush but it does not seem to want to turn. Does this machine need to be oiled so the roller will turn? Is there a way to check inside the motor? Do you think that because the brush won't turn that is making the noise? Do you know of any repair shops in the Lake Havasu City, Arizona area?
As far as the roller brush goes, yes, it does need to be cleaned. Follow the directions to remove it and clean as best you can of all debris. On both ends of the roller brush there will be two "holders" of sort that connect the brush to the frame o ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My dyson vacuum cleaner doesn't seem to have the same suction power it used to. I have cleaned out the canister and have taken apart the vacuum head (for cleaning carpets) and it doesn't seem to be blocked but it seems to lose suction by the time it reaches the head. The suction is strong at the end of the hose (where you attach the telescopic attachment with vacuum head) Any ideas? Thanks, Irene
Loud noise I have a brand new Dyson and it is great on all my floors except one of my area rugs when it starts making this really loud vibrating noise. I am not sure why - nothing is stuck in the roller or vacuum and it doesn't make it on any of my other rugs. Also it is really hard to push whereas all the other floors it just glides. I don't want to return it but I also don't want to hear this sound every time I vacuum.
This is the clutch as it jams up in the brush. Usually happens with rugs that are not secured to the floor. ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Miele, Flamenco II. 2 probs. 1. the head brush is not turning when I put it on the floor. If I pick it up to look inside...the brush is spinning fast..I put it down on the floor...the head does not spin at all. 2. The suction power has dropped significantly. The suction used to be so intense, the head would **** itself to my floor and hold on...now, hardly any suction at all.
Sounds like the belt is not on correctly on the beater brush or the belt is worned out now for the suction check filters or bags that need to be empty or clean ... Miele Vacuums
I have the Hoover max Extract 77 and when I'm cleaning the carpet, the clean water tank leaks on the floor, even if I'm not squeezing the trigger. The clean tank doesn't leak when I fill it, but once I place it where it fits and start using the vacuum, the clean water drains out on the floor. The dirty tank fills up, so the suction works, but, I don't know what is going on?
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With cleaning carpets with the Stowaway when the head gets a blockage it makes a high pitched whining sound and requires unblocking - then works fine. Now when vacuuming the head always makes the same sound when the head is against the carpet. you can also see that the rollers are slow or stopped. We have pulled the Stowaway virtually completely apart and checked for blockages as well as washed the filter and no difference. Any ideas?
... Dyson "Stowaway" Canister Vacuum Vacuum
I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner ...upright....all of a sudden my vacuum started making this awful sound...like a loud buzz...but only when I have it on carpet....when I have it on "floor" mode it's fine....sometimes(although seldom) it has worked without buzzing...and it's LOUD!!....I have only had this vacuum for a year....and no...I have never picked up any coins or hard stuff.only use it for 2 rooms.the rest of the house is wood floors.......what shall I do? Thanks......Gloria
It may just be, that on carbet the brushes make noise that you dont hear on woodfloors.\015\012If there is a hights adjustment, set it higher for shaggy carpet and lower for berber. ... Vacuums
I bought Roomba 560 robot vacuum cleaner about 3 weeks ago and it has been cleaned without problem all kind of positions of floors (also carpets) Last friday I anyway mountained nearby of outcoming door the black carpet. Now the situation is that Roomba doesn't move and clean above of this carpet. What is the reason and how to solve it ... ?.
Ok, take regular WHITE paper. Do not press it on the sensor, just make it long enough so it covers the sensor. Then, take some clear tape, and tape the piece of white paper over it. Watch for the wall brush and stuff, don't get it to close to them or ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
The plastic 'bracket' for want of a better word has been 'snapped' on either side of the vacuum hose entry point to the head of the vacuum. I have the Electrolux Maximus AMX7025 (made in the EU). Can this part be replaced or do I have to purchase the whole vacuum head?
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The dial that you turn on hard floors or carpet,when in carpet slips by and then go past and makes a awful noise will not stay in carpet position to vacuum on carpets.
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I have a Kenmore Elegance Vacuum with Dirt Sensor, Model # 116.30750400C, Serial number M41901532. When vacuuming the carpet the power head will work for 3-6 mins then automatically shut off, power is still there and lights work but the power head motor turns off and the suction stops. I will turn it off and on, check the outlet, flick the on off buttons...nothing. I will turn it off for a couple minutes and it turns back on and runs like normal. I've check the bags, filters, cleaned the hos
It is an electrical problem in the handle, if you can or know somebody that has any fix it ability it can be fixed in about ten minutes. Oh, and Sears SUCKS!! ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Poor cleaning I recently bought the Shark Steam Mop as I read mainly fantastic reviews. I was disappointed to find that it leaves a slight film on my dark hardwood floors when finished. I can wipe the film away with my finger and you can see foot prints if walked over. I also found that there are cloth streaks on my ceramic floors after drying as well. I followed all instructions, vacuumed beforehand, used distilled water even though my water is not considered hard, cleaned slowly, etc. I am wo
Hi,This type of problem usually is not he fault of the Shark Steam Mop.The problem is the old residue left on the floors by other cleaners.Here is a tip that I wrote that will help you out with that problem... ... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
When I step on the lever to place the vacuum in cleaning position, the head will not stay on the floor. Is there a spring or something to apply pressure of the head to the floor? Can I fix this?
The weight of the brush in the front should keep it on the floor. The hinge may be full of dirt and needs to be cleaned out to ensure freedom of movement. ... Bissell Prolite Multicyclonic Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
I just bought a Dyson DC 14 All Floors Vacuum and assembled it exactly as the manual said. It sounded normal as I went over hard floors but as soon as I went on carpet, the vacuum was extremely loud. There's no strings or debris in the powerhead... what else would cause this?
There is a knob setting at the footing for carpet and bare floor can help. Otherwise check out a little plastic for suction path from the bottom to the dirt container: it may loose, just snap it in. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Changing from carpet cleaning to hard floor cleaniang
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=618960&thid=540075\015\012Changing from carpet cleaning to hard floor...\015\012Posted by Charlottek on Apr 23, 2008 ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
My son dropped the vacuum down the stairs and now the vacuum works but the front part of the vacuum does not drop back down when vacuuming any type of floor. It slowly drops and does not stay on the carpet. hope this makes sense. I have cleaned filters and suction seems strong at the small hose. the beater bar rotate very fast still.
May be part missing. this is unit has 5-year warranty.you can send to service. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Hoover Windtunnel does not clean carpet. The machine keeps grabbing the carpet. It appears that even with the switch set for carpet, the machine keeps acting as though it were set for a hard floor. How can I fix it?
Move the height adjustment up a little ... Hoover U6476-900 WindTunnel Vacuum
Hoover windtunnel Not sure of model number- but brush roller clamps down on carpet being vacuumed and stops spinning regardless of which of the 3 height selections is selected. Can make it work by leveraging the handle down (or back towards me) to keep the cleaning head a little off of the carpet-any suggestions or ideas?
Would suggest the drive belt is stretched and thus is slipping when contact is made with the carpet. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
I Have two questions concerning my AIRVAC AV2500 Red Series Vacuum System. How do you replace the light in the floor power head sweeper and can you replace the permanent fabric filter? We had the system installed in 2004 and the light in the sweeper head just went out and can not find any manual on line on how to replace it. The filter if not torn but avter 6 years it probably needs some kine of cleaning or replaced even though it says permanent. Any help would be appreciated. Jim McCluskey
I live in Mexico and have a Electrolux Easy Box Vacuum...I am looking for a hard floor brush that will fit the hose as my old Sears brushes are a little too small.This model is bagless and may only be sold here,but I do not care for the floor/rug brush combo brush as it does not clean tile floors very well.I would order and have a friend in the states bring to me.Thank you,Linda Staton Cozumel Mexico
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Hoover Windtunnel U5750-900 Agitator brush is weak. It turns fine if I tilt the vacuum back, but it slows to almost 1/4 speed when it touches carpet, even on the highest carpet setting. I've replaced the agitator belt twice. The brush used to turn powerfully even on the lowest (Hard Floor) setting. Ideas? I should probably lube the agitator brush ball bearings, and re-check the belt, but, other than that, I'm stumped.
... Hoover U5750-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a Hoover Elite Rewind vacuum. Actually,this is my second one. However, after about 4 months of use, it emits a "sour" smell when I'm using it. I empty the cannister before each use and clean out the filter monthly. My house has mainly hardwood floors, so I typically only use it on area rugs and 2 small carpeted rooms. Is there any way that I can get rid of the smell? I've tried putting a dryer sheet in the cannister, but this gets stuck in the filter mechanism. Also, carpet fresh clogs th
Does it smell like an electrical burning odor? could very possibly be the motor going bad already. ive seen it happen. but if not try freshwave odor absorbing pearls. i carry it in my store and we do have shipping. Truly the only thing you should use ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum