Having problems with your Vacuums ?

My riccar VACUUM CLEANER makes a loud grinding noise when it is in the unlocked position. When it is upright, it is quiet. Not used much, but local dealer out of business.

\015 All areas have been cleared of obstruction\015

Answers :

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 riccar VACUUM CLEANER makes a loud grinding noise when it is in the unlocked position. When it is upright, it is quiet. Not used much, but local dealer out of business.


... Vacuums

My Hoover Windtunnel Ultra U6425-900 began shutting off after a few minutes of vacuuming. The time interval became shorter and shorter. If I leave it sit a while, it will start again. This does not happen when I used the attachments - only with the floor brushes. The switch has recently been replaced and the whole vacuum serviced by a Hoover dealer about a year ago. I have been told by a local repair shop(not a Hoover dealer) that it is the motor, there is nothing to do other than replace t


... Hoover Vacuums

Arrgh! I have an upright Bissell vacuum. Everytime I use it, it smells like a cloud of dust. I have made sure countless times that all the filters are clean and the hoses are intact, so I don't know what the problem is. Is this problem normal? Or am I somehow blowing dust everywhere? Any insight it much appreciated, thanks!!


I believe you have a clogg in the suction pipe. ... Bissell 3590 CleanView Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have an electrolux genesis upright vacuum that I bought used about 8 years ago. It has been A great vacuum the best I ever had. I thought the belt had come off so I took it in for repair. They called today and said that the brush rotor motor was bad and it would be around 148.00 dollars to repair. My question is could I buy the part and have my husband replace it or would it be too complicated. Can you still buy an electrolux vacuum comparable to this one and how much are they. I love this vac


... Vacuums

Have a Bissell Power Steamer Upright Deep Cleaner - Dirt Livter PowerBrush. Model 1895 The water tank 'must' have been dropped and is cracked too much to use. Can I get a replacement?


... Bissell Carpet Cleaner Powerbrush Deep Cleaner Vacuum

How much soap do i use in the unit - Dirt Devil Easy Steamer Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum


The cap on the tank is a cup fill it and the rest water ... Dirt Devil Easy Steamer Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

Sudden loss of suction. Using a dirt devil upright. Checked the belts that were changed recently and working. Changed the half full bag. No change. Checked for blockages and as far as I can see there are none. The blower is working as much as it ever was I think but I;m stumped.


R u sure there is nothing cought in the hose? ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagged VacuumVacuum

I have a Kenmore upright progressive vacuum cleaner model# 116 32733200. it is old, but because I haven't used it much it is still working well. Problem is it needs cleaning and I can't remem


... Vacuums

When using my vacum upright its very low in suction, it used to be so powerfull that it lifted my carpet slightly....when using the tools section its as strong as it should be please help, ive cleaned it out but still loss of suction in upright position, from mrs richmond


Check the following items:\015\012\015\012* The bag and connection - change it if it's full\015\012\015\012* Turn the vacuum over and inspect the beater bar area for any clogging. You may have to remove the bottom plate to ... Vacuums

I have a DC 17. In the middle of vacuuming the vacuum stopped working when it was in the upright position. It only works when the head is down and i am using the bar. I can not use the extension bar, becasue when I put the vacuum upright it shuts off. Where is the problem?


Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.\012 \012 Like most Dyson vacuums, DC17's main suction motor is protected by a thermostat which shuts the machine down if it starts to overheat. This could be due to a blockage, and the filter may also need a wash ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

No suction My vacuum does not seem to have much suction when in use. The agitator brush is rotating but I'm not able to get much off the carpet. The suction is fine when I use the attached wand.


If the belt is stretched, then it can't turn the brush rol under load, if you haven't chenged it in the last 6 months, then I would put a new one one. Also check the dirt inlet by the brush roll for a blockage. ... Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum

Sebo upright vacuum cleaner - Bag full or clog light on constantly when using as an upright but not when using detachment pipe. Bag changed and no sign of blockage. Is this a common fault or does it need to be taken apart by an authorised repairer?


Hello,\015\012\015\012I have actually written an in depth trouble shooting guide on how to find the clog in your Sebo. Since this light is coming on only when you have the wand inserted into the vacuum and are vacuuming the floor, this i ... Vacuums

Just got a Presto Pocorn Popper 0481004 from eBay without instructions. All I want to know is how much popcorn do I use per batch? Had one years ago that finally wore out and can't remember how much corn I used. TIA, James


... Vacuums

After using my attachments I have a hard time getting suction when using upright again - how do I get the suction on my upright? It's a Hoover blue widepath Tempo~ thank you


It may be clogged underneath the vacuum where the roller is. Take the bottom plate off and look into the intake port. There may be some blocking the port. ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

Loss of suction when using upright. Suction remains for samll tools no suction when in upright position makes funny noise but ok when not used in that position kindest regards louis


U can remove the flexi pipe by pressing the inset button,it may be bit stiff if it had not being removed before.may be something is stuck at the bottom,also remove u bend where most of the stuff get stuck. i just posted how i fixed the suction and ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have 2 coleman with double mantle. I have only use it 3 times since I bought it. Since then, I am unable to make both of them start. I have used locally sold petrol. I am wondering whether it is due to the poor quality of petrol or not. In the beginning, I tried to start it with alcohool since I did not know what kind of fuel to use. On the manual, it says that we have to use a special kerozene. But people familiar to Coleman lamp say that petrol should be fine since our old parents hav


If kerosene is specified then because it is a less volatile fuel it wil worrk better just as when you used alcohol.\012Petrol is too volatile and might not work well as the kerosene design is on a different grade and specific gravity.\012 ... Coleman Vacuums

I bought a roomba pro elite robotic floorvac at a tag sale from an elderly couple who apparently used this vac very little as it was very clean and she had never even used it enough to use the extra filters that came with it, she said it was just too much for her to bend down to work it or move it. i suspect she stored it but kept the battery in it. after charging it, it powers up and sings a little tune, but then shuts off. i cleaned everything, including the sensors. it still shuts off, do you


... Roomba Pro Elite Bagless Robotic Vacuum

I had a real heck of a time with the bag installation, because after the pop i zipped it up and started to use it and then the bag of the vac, not the replaceable bag fell off and i kept putting it back on but it kept falling off and when i looked inside the bag to reattach it to the vac cleaner i noticed that the dust was all inside. i haven't even used it that much as i keep it to do the upstairs bedroom only. i love that it is so lightweight and easy to use and i hope that someone can co


Mary, I have some wonderful news for you and your Oreck XL2600 Vacuum, I called 1 800 989 3535 customer service and inquired about your bag attach problem, it seems to be a docking station problem that "may" be warranteed, however if it is missing ... Oreck XL2600 Vacuum

After using the vacuum for a while it would stop running. After sitting several hours it would run again. Now it won't run at all. It was just a couple of months old and I haven't been able to use it again. It was never used much and we paid good money for what has turned out to be a poor machine. Any suggestion?


... Dirt Devil M130000 ''i'' Dual Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum

The belt on my used Eureka Boss 5857 upright slips off the end of the motor shaft every time the vacuum is used. When I turn the brush roll slowly by hand, the belt walks toward the end of the shaft. It looks like there was a plastic projection from the base that snapped off, and maybe that plastic piece used to block the belt from falling off. Do I need to try to reconstruct that plastic piece, or is something else wrong?


... Eureka 5856BVZ Boss Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

When I was putting my new rug shampooer together and the directions said to press the trigger and the clean surge button until I heard a snap, I did just that many times and never did hear a snap so I thought it had likely happened and I didn't hear it so I proceeded to fill the solution tank and get busy but no solution came out so I used the clean surge button instead and got the job done (I think). Can I continue to use it that way or is there a way I can get it to snap and use it the way it


My husband figured it out and it now works great! Thank you ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

I have a Kenmore upright progrssive intell clean. For some reason it isn't sucking when I use it to vacuum. When I use attachments they work fine, but when I plug the hose back in after using the attachments and turn it back on it makes a weird noise and I can feel air blowing out of the back. Can you help me resolve this problem?


You have the answer and just don't know it. You are there so keep looking. Somewhere between where the suction hose connects with the lower hose and the power-head. There is a blockage, you may need to turn the unit upside down and look there or try ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Help Please help,I do not have a how to use guide. Can you tell me how to use this thing?It is a "Bissell- Power Steamer- Pro heat Plus."It was a gift (used) with out a guide.I do not want water on my floors or carpet so I need to do this right.Thank you so much Sandra


Try this\015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/p49884-bissell_7920_proheat_pro_tech_upright/manual-17858 ... Bissell 7920 ProHeat Pro-Tech Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have a Kenmore upright progrssive intell clean. For some reason it isn't sucking when I use it to vacuum. When I use attachments they work fine, but when I plug the hose back in after using the attachments and turn it back on it makes a weird noise and I can feel air blowing out of the back. Can you help me resolve this problem?


Open this manual to page 18 and clean all the filters listed to restore air flow.http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0908343.pdf ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Need instructions for use of dirt devil spot scrubber; have borrowed one to use to get some serious spots off of carpet; no instructions with it; need to know how to fill the container and how much solution to use for cleaning.


To have a manual mailed to you at no charge, please contact our customer service department at 1-800-321-1134. ... Dirt Devil SE2800 Spot Scrubber Handheld Wet/Dry Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0879 seconds