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Changed brushes on my bosch gof 1300 ce router but runs really slowly and gets really hot and smells of burning any ideas cheers al


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Changed brushes on my bosch gof 1300 ce router but runs really slowly and gets really hot and smells of burning any ideas cheers al


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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?


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Same here... I have a DC-15 Animal, it was making a clogged type noise and before I had time to react, it stopped working and I smelled burning rubber. I also noticed that the ball was really hot. It's too late to call support, but I intend on doing so in the morning. I've only had my Dyson for a year, so I'm sure it's covered, however, I have no idea where my receipt is. Did they take care of your issue?


You sucked up something that stopped the brush from turning. This made the belt slip causing a burning smell. ... Dyson DC14 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Over heating? My 10 gallon 4HP shop vac has started shutting off after about 30 sec. after I turn it on to use. It smells real hot after I shut it off. I have changed the filter and the bag, which did not solve the problem. Any suggestions on what the problem could be? It's only about 31/2 years old and I really don't use it all that much, mainly for getting up dust and cob-webs from my garage.


It sounds like you need to replace the motor in it . thank you for using fixya ... Shop Vac ShopVac 3 HP 2 Stage 10 Gallon--Automotive Wet/Dry Vacuum Vacuum

Eureka 4870: when using hose, brush still spins, vacuum gets hot and smells like it's burning.


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Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G.  The smell seems to be coming from the belt.  I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working.  the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal.  What is causing this?


Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Vorwerk ET 340 - been great but now noticing strong burning smell after vacuuming some hair from the bathroom. Bag is nearly empty. Gave it a rest then unscrewed the cover housing the motor and all looks clean (dust is sucked up the pipe and doesn't appear to get near the motor). When I restarted it, burning smell still there. Are there any filters that might need changing? What could be causing the smell? Could the hair have gotten caught somewhere? Thanks.


Jessica,\015\012\015\012Try changing the dirt bag.\015\012Check if the motor gets hot after operation. You can come to check it by touching outside the motor housing. If it is hot or just warm.\015\012Is the smell of burning hair or something e ... Vacuums

I have a hoover mach 5 multi-chamber cyclonic vacum cleaner and it keeps getting hot and quitting.it's got a strong smell like something is burned when it gets hot also.


If its giving off that strong smell then the motor is bad. probably caused by not keeping the filters clean. on any bagless machine one has to clean the entire vacuum after almost every use to keep the unit operating correctly ... Vacuums

Belts breaking/melting The original belt broke at almost 1 year so I replaced it. I changed the carpet setting to shag even though my carpet is very low pile to make it easier on the vacuum. I didn't get to use it but just a couple minutes and could already start smelling the new belt getting hot. I checked the roller and it is easy to spin. Not clogged with hair or dirt. Now the inside of the new belt has small pieces of rolled rubber instead of being smooth. The metal shaft that goes into the


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Burning smell While using the vacuum, the running light will get dim. If I hold the handle at the point where the light gets dim the motor will start smoking. I can either raise or lower the handle and the light will brighten up and the vacuum will run fine. Any ideas???


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Vax 2300 vax v-2300 brush is not turning so changed belt snapped as soon as i put hoover on and getting burning smell put another belt on same again and brushes still not moving only 4 months old


If the roller brush cannot be rotated easily by hand, it is likely that debris is jammed inside the end caps.Make note of the direction arrows on the end caps as you remove the roller brush. You will need to know this for reinstallation. The end caps ... Vacuums

I have a Eureka Altima vacuum. The model number is 2996. I don't think my vacumm is sucking any dust. Plus, it smells like a burning leather. What should I do? I have tried to get help from others and they tell me that I should change the belt. But, I don't know where it is. Please help.


Sounds like the belt for sure. Here is a link with the owners manual. It shows how to get to and change the belt. http://www.eureka.com/index.php?option=com_productdisplay&view=productdisplay&task=getproducts&productid=2&produ ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Hoover U5344-950 My Hoover vacuum is a nightmare! I have had nothing but problems with it since day 1. The powerhead stops working if you try to lower the handle to vacuum. I took it in to be serviced and was told it sat on the shelf for too long in the store and it warped the belt...so it was replaced. Got it home, it worked the first time I tried it, then went right back to no powerhead working and as a bonus it is giving off a nasty smell like it is going to blow up! It now gets really hot to


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Gets hot, burning smell and turns off - Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum


Hi there, Unfortunately you have a burnt out motor I would suggest. Of all common vacuums this is probably the easiest to change if you feel up to a home repair. I have made a video of how to do it and posted it on ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

I have just changed the belt but I continue to get a burning smell on my Eureka 4870 vacuum.


Check if you have the correct belt for the machine, that model doesn't use normal belts.. If it isn't and R-belt then you have the wrong belt. It needs to be a that specific belt or it will not work ... Eureka Smart 4870DT Bagged Upright Vacuum

Eureka whirlwind+ Is there a belt!? Smell hot like burning rubber...can't locate a belt to change?


It's a little tricky but here's how you get to the belt:Once you have removed the housing and the roller, turn the vacuum so that you are facing the pin the turns. Pull the belt to the back of the un ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

How do I operate the Generation 3 upright? The belt is getting too hot and I smell rubber burning. I do not have a manuel so wonder what all the levers are for and how to run the shampooer? Thank you.


Take a look at the video on our website. I hope it will help.http://www.goodvac.com/Good Luck,Rocky ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Roller brush does not rotate if there is a belt I can't open that part of the vacuum to look. Vacuum is new but I vacuumed a string that caused the brush to stall for a moment. I could smell like when a belt gets hot or burns it's a surfacemax 300.


You need to replace the belt. Replacement Vacuum Belts ... Vacuums

My Oreck xl makes really loud sound and starts to smell hot when running still picks up but I am afraid I will damage something if I use it. The loud sounds gets very loud then quits for a few seconds then starts again.


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Suction fine whe first switched on but soon (2 minutes) starts to die as a burning smell gets stronger. Filter cleaned. no parts feel hot to touch. What could be the problem. Machine used daily, approx. 6 years old.


Check belt for beater bar ,also check where motor pulls in cooling air ... Vacuums

My numatic Hoover is brilliant but it smells what part needs changing? It's not a burning smell, but a musky almost cabbage smell?


It could be the sponge filters or the dust partition that need replacing. But it might also be coming from the motor, best bet is to get it checked out. ... Numatic Henry Bagged Canister Vacuum

Hello can you help me please? I have a Kirby G4 vacuum cleaner, It did work ok until it started to give off burning smell and lots of sparks from the brushes. I have changed these brushes, the motor still rotates but it still gives off sparks and burning smell. Do i have to change the motor as well? Can you help please? Thankyou Martin


Some debris, even sand or dirt, probably got into the motor, causing damage to the armature. If this is the case, you will need to replace the motor. The burning smell from the motor is generally a sure sign of a bad motor. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Burning smell how do I get the bottom section apart to clean it out- burning smell when i have the spin brushes turned on. Any help would be appreciated cause I love this machine and hubby told me it couldn't be taken apart to be fixed. Thank you.


The bottom doesn't come apart. you have to remove the top cover to get to any components. But if you have a burning smell, then it is probably ther motor and would have to be replaced. Motors cost anywhere from $70 to $90. ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum

I had used Dyson DC08 to **** out a wet car carpet. A few days later when using the V/C, there was a burning smell. Subsequently I washed the flexible hose, changed the pre-filter and post filter , but I wrongly put the pre-filter in the spot for the post filter. When the V/C was next used, there was again a burning smell and sparks. The filters were switched, but the V/C would not re-start. What shall I do?


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I am smelling a faint burning rubber smell and I think the belt needs changing, but I can't figure out how to open the case to change the belt. Can you help me?


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