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Some of the vacs have a thermal cut out if the motor gets too hot and prime cause for the overheating is a blocked air filter, just some suggestions as no indication of brand etc. here.
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Hoover Mach 6 U5198-900 vacuum roller brush won't turn. I had opened the bottom to clean hair off the roller. the belts are not broken. When I closed it and turned it on, now the roller brush won't turn. I can push and turn it by hand, but not easily. Then I noticed the brush on/off switch is turned off, but when I step on it, it won't turn on. I was thinking I let something get out of place when I opened the bottom, but can't see what.
... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
The gear that turns the dual brushes on my Bissell Spot Lifter 1716 seems to be stripped. The belt looks loose as well, but when I take the belt cover and the brush assembly out, the gear that turns the brushes is loose and appears to be stripped on the cogs. When I turn the machine on the belt turns the gear but the brushes just sit there an vibrate. They make an attempt to turn now and then but not much. Need to get a schematic or the parts so I can order the gear if it is available and th
... Bissell 1716 Spot Lifter PowerBrush Bagless Handheld Vacuum
I have an electrolux Enviro multi steamer which I was using this morning. I turned the steamer off for approximately 1 1/2 to do some shopping, and when I turned it on again, the steamer light turned on (green light) and then I waited for the orange light to go on, which too a while. When the orange light does turn on, there is no steam when you press the yellow button on the handle. I have checked for water, and the steamer is full, I have turned it on and off several times just in case that wi
Problem fixed itself. Turned off for couple of hours so unit can cool down completely and when I turned it back on it started working again. ... Vacuums
The brushes on the Hoover All Terrain Steamvac won't turn. However, when I try to turn them manually they will turn. So, why won't they turn when the machine is turned on?
Some vaccums have a belt on the brushes. might need a new one if it does have the belt ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum
During the winter i turn the dehumidifier off. but when i turned it back onthis spring because you can feel the dampness in basement, it turns on but it does not absorb any water. i cleaned filter??? it turns on and sounds normal but it isn't taking any water in??? help
Turn the machine on maximum and let it run for an hour or so. Then check the coils in the back with your hand. If they are not getting cold at all, then there is a significant problem with the refrigeration process in the unit. It may have developed ... Vacuums
My dyson dc25 just turned off while i was using it first the roller brush stoped turning so i used the hose and now it turned off and wont turn on how do i fix it?
... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum
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
Kenmore Canister Vac, Progressive, 25512 255513 model. Brush won't turn. One end of the brush roller, end closest to belt, is off center which is keeping it from turning freely. The end cap is like a square. Other ends turns fine. Do these end caps come off? If so how? Can't get it to budge. This is exactly what is keep brush roller from turning.
Take a flat head screw driver and pry the end cap off. It will come off. You might have some string or hair around it causing it to not turn. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
The Vaccum is not turning on when i plug the hose into the wall. The hoover system will turn on when i turn the switch on at the base and wont go off till i turn the switch off. But it will not come on automatically when i put the hose in to the wall connections. Many Thanks Linda
You can test this out by taking a small metal spoon and with the bottom side of the spoon insert it into the vac outlet on the wall. you want to touch the two metal pins inside the vac outlet to test if the unit is the problem or the hose is the prob ... Beam Industries Vacuums
Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?
My dyson turns on but when i push it to vacuum it makes this awful sound like something got sucked up and caught. i turn it off and turn it over and nothing is stuck. My husband even looked at it and he thinks it's the belt. The belt doesn't turn as loose. Please help.
If yours is one of the DC07 models that has a clutch (there's a knob you can turn, close to the front on the right side - right as you look from behind, that is). Sometimes this problem is cured by simply turning that knob from one extreme to the oth ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Restrictive valve moments after starting the vac the red ball rises to the top and the machine quits sucking. I turn the machine off, the ball drops, I turn the machine on, the ball rises the machine quits sucking, I turn the machine off the ball falls, I turn the machine on........etc. What am I doing wrong? It works fine and then all of the sudden it starts the same stuff again. I thought it was because the retrieving container was getting too full or the cleaning soln container was not full e
The foam filter on the bottom of the tank lid is too far up. Pull it down so you have at least a 1/4 inch gap from the top. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum
Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.
... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Turns on when I turn the switch all the way off and then back on but when it shuts down it will not turn itself on automatically it will draw water out of the air but only if i turn it on manually.
Your question cannot be answered without more information.\015\012\015\012What kind of vac are you talking about to begin with? ... Vacuums
Floor Attachment I took off my floor attachment, but now the belt seems to be off and I can't seem to get it back on right. I can't use the attachment and I don't know why it's so hard to figure this out. They say, just turn it to belt off, but when i turn it it lift's it up and can't line up with the belt off label. Then, when I turn it the other way, it's off. So I've been trying to pull it off so when it lines up with belt off, it's off. But the I turn it the other way and it's still off a
Try this,\015\012\015\012With the floor nozzle off the machine spin the belt lifter around until the red arrows match. If you look at the side that attaches to the vacuum you should be able to see the belt up on the hook. If is not on t ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a roomba 530 pet series. It appears that the brushes aren't turning. They are free of dirt and debris and move easily when manually turned. But, You can tell there may not be a motor turning, because the roomba is more quiet than normal when you turn it on. Also, the hair just collects along the bottom of the brush and doesn't get pushed into the bin.
The belt either broke or has come off the track.... this should be easily accessable from the underside of vaccuum ... iRobot Vacuums
I saw your response to the Tork 1101 timer posting. Could you make a guess on my problem? It runs fine for turning on and turning off the downrange lights. But when it turns off the downrange lights the timer itself turns off. The clock stops.
I have a dyson canniter stow away vacuum. i've had it for 2 years and it just started having a problem. when i turn it on the motor starts just fine but the vacuum head does not turn on. Yet when i push it forward it trys to start and turns on for a second and turn off - almost like the connector isn't connecting the hose to the head very well anymore.
Hi, After reading you're problem, the symptom's are just like you said. Its just a matter of checking the connections. The connection where it plugs into the head it self. When you push forward the forward motion and down pressure makes ... Dyson "Stowaway" Canister Vacuum Vacuum
Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.
The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums
My Dyson DC07 will not turn on. I was just using it and moved to a new area and plugged it in and it turned on for a split second and then it turned off and now it won't turn on at all. Any suggestions?
Loose wire, bad switch, or thermal cut-out. In any event, you will have to use a voltmeter to troubleshoot the problem, there is no way of knowing the problem otherwise ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Infinity Vaccum by Shark, model number NV31COS, will not start. The vacuum was running just fine until it grabbed the edge of a curtain. Turned it off to release the suction. Turned it back on and was working fine. About a minute later the vacuum was making an odd noise. Every 2 seconds or so it would "heave" (lack of a better word) then go away, then come back and so on. Turned the vacuum off and checked for blockage, none that could be seen or felt, and now the vacuum won't turn. Any suggestio
Carpet brush won't turn when vac on ... Euro-Pro NV31 Infinity Vacuum
Vacuum turned on and then turned off and will not turn on
... Dyson DC05 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
My bissell pro heat carpet cleaner is not working properly...the scrubby bar is not turning... the belt is intact and working and it is turning the knob inside but the brush bar does not turn
How are the bearings? Maybe the motor that drives the belt is burnt out. ... Vacuums
Dyson DC21 brush will not turn on all the time. When the brush turns on, it won't turn off.
... Dyson Vacuums
Bought a new sweeper and brush ( beater bar ) does not turn. The large belt is fine and turns. The small thin belt is also fine but does not turn the brush. It is either the wrong belt or is there something that could be missing to put tension on it ?? Thank You [email protected]
Jim, To put tension on the brush, tilt machine forward when upright, move carpet selector knob to carpet. then turn vac on. Brush will only spin when vac is tilted back to operate. brush stops when upright and on to use hand tools so the er is no dan ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum