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Get your hair cut.... then throw away your hair brush. Only use a come on your hair... Wide tooth on wet, regular on dry.
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Fine, broken, damaged hair...what to do - Vacuums


Get your hair cut.... then throw away your hair brush. Only use a come on your hair... Wide tooth on wet, regular on dry. ... Vacuums

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

I have the Miele S175i Powerhouse Plus and it vacuums fine, but the bottom piece of the vacuum is broken. The head of the vacuum swivels freely and doesn't lock into place. Also, the connecting belt is messed up. How can I fix the head so that it doesn't swivel freely?


... Miele S175i Bagged Upright Vacuum

My hoover 600 elite is really load. I took it all apart to find the motor fan is damaged with a broken off piece which must have been vacuumed up into the bag. If I replace it sith a new plastic fan will this quiet the vacuum? right now it is tremendously loud.


... Hoover Elite U5061-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I bought the Eureka 4703D model vacuum and my very first time powering it on, it was extremely loud - abnormally loud, and I don't know if it is loud like that because I possibly put it together wrong, or there is something wrong with it or it was previously damaged and I would like to know if this is something I can fix myself or do I have to take it back apart and return it to Walmart where I purchased it from. When it makes the loud noise, it does vacuum fine but the noise is just unbearable


... Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Dyson vacuum works fine for cleaning the rug but the hose doesnt get any suction at all. I removed the hose and all the parts around it that I could and dont see any clogs or broken pieces. I lost my manual so I dont know if this is addressed, or if there is a switch Im not flipping. Gave it a thorough look but found nothing.


Hi there,Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC07. If you have suction through the cleaner head but not through the wand, it sounds as though you have a blockage. Although you say you've already checked for these, you may find ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have an aerus electrolux guardian canister vacuum. The cord was damaged but the retraction winder is still fine. I have ordered a replacement cord but I have no idea how to remove the old cord and install the new one. Am I over my head?


The winder is activated by a coil spring located in a drum. The drum transmits the power from the wire with 2 circular contacts. To replace the cable you must dismantle the case to access the drum, take the spring pressure out carefully as to not let ... Vacuums

I have a Euro-Pro Shark UV-204. The Vacuum turns on, motor sounds fine, and suction is as strong as ever. Still picks everything up in its path. However, the bristels on the bottom do not rotate around, the belt is not broken or loose. Is there something I'm missing?


... Euro-Pro Shark UV204SH Bagged Upright Vacuum

I live in France and have a FV Favel vacuum cleaner the hose is broken, but can trace no manufacturer to fine a new one, there are no contact details on the instruction manual and I have failed to find any info on the net, can you help? The model No is SL227E


I have exactly the same problem - did you find a supplier?\015\012\015\012Thanks ... Vacuums

Karcher rc3000 The robo vacuum was working just fine.  The other morning, I looked at it and there were no lights on.  Now nothing happens.  Obviously a major failure.  I will be a little bit ticked off if this is broken for the money that has been spent on it.  I can't find any service center listed.


Ask cleanstuff.co.uk ... Karcher RC3000 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My Dyson Animal has good suction and works fine for actually picking up dirt, but when I use the vacuum with the roller, I hear a grinding/rumbling noise. Its only when I use the vacuum with the brush rotating. It does not happen hen I shut the roller brush off. The belt is fine. I cannot figure out what is wrong as there are no clogs, debris, or foreign objects stuck in the brush or in the belt. The noise seems to be the only issue. The vacuum picks up fine. It just doesn't sound right a


Trace the path of the suction into the tank and see if there is anything loose or ingested.\015\012Also, remove the brush and clean as best you can. Perhaps there is something caught in it. Lubricate where it makes sense with some WD40. ... 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

Kenmore Progressive canister model 116.27514700 Problem: Vacuum motor won't turn on. The power head operates, but nothing from the vacuum. Have checked all areas of airflow: hose, bag, motor filter and hepa filter. All are fine. Have checked and rechecked all electrical connections, all seem to be in working order. Vacuum hasn't run for a week or so, so it's not the thermal protector, unless it's defective. Vacuum was running fine last week. Didn't stop operating when using. Went to v


Hello! The culprit is the PCB Assembly; Part # KC86WBZR3000...Cost is $6.99. I would remove and inspect for burnt components, or broken wires...Then clean connections both male/female using an eraser, toothbrush and alcohol...Using a bright ... Vacuums

Unintentionally vacuumed up fine silty powder from sanding drywall mud.


Easiest way I have found to clean this is to use a can of compressed air or an air compressor (like what you blow up car tires with). Take the vacuum outside and blow it out. I did the same thing as you with my Dyson. FYI - this dust will also plug t ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Drywall Dust Damaging to Vacuum?


It shouldnt hurt it as long as you keep the vacuum clean after use when you leave the dust sit in on it it hardens but as soon as done vacuum the motor and blow it out with compressed air this shall give you a longer life ... Fein 9-77-25 Turbo III Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have a cb9191j-10a vacuum that works fine but I am really disappointed by the small screw-on filter that quickly clogs up with dust and debris. There must be a larger type filter that could be used and this would make for a really fine vacuum. Could you suggest an alternative filter?


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Loud noise?? my vacuum suddenly just got really loud. it suctions fine, i changed the belt, but when the roller is off its not loud, but when i put it back on the 11noise is horrific. it vacuums fine i just cannot stand the noise. please help


I have the exact same problem. I've taken the thing apart and cannot figure out what is causing the noise. It's not the belt and it doesn't seem to be coming from the engine. It sounds like the spinning brush is hitting something, but it's not, th ... Bissell 6590 CleanView Bagless Upright Vacuum

The filter case that sits on top of the vacuum has broken. The prongs that hold it on the the vacuum have broken on one side and it will not stay on


This is a propriatary part. You will need to get a new filter cover for the vac from an AERUS Electrolux dealer or repair shop. The vac can run in this condition and your filter will be fine. ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum

A small thin antenna cord on my radio got sucked up, and I immediately turned my vacuum off and easily puled out the small cord, Afterward the brush on the vacuu would notrotate.. The belt is not broken on the vacuum is not broken. My husband cannot figure out what the problem is


Hi Susan. There may still be a piece of the cord in the brush roller bearing. Check the ends of the brush and have a look. If its clear the belt is probably strethed. An easy way to test this is to turn on machine a put you hand against brush, if it ... Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum

I am replacing a foot pedal on an upright Sharp vacuum cleaner-EC-TU2607. I have the broken foot pedal removed from vacuum cleaner proper but it is the removal of the broken pedal from its spring load that has me puzzled. I applied some pulling effort on the pin that holds the spring in place but there doesn't seem to be any give. Is that the correct approach or is there something else that one should be doing first to release some of the resistance by the pin or spring? Thanks!


... Sharp Twin Energy EC-TU2607 Vacuum

I bought my Hoover...U5180-910...@ my local Wal-Mart. It is literally falling apart. The sweeper has NOT been abused. Yes, we have 2 cats & a dog but the problems I am having w/ it should not be warranted. The handle has broken. The wheel/roller on the bottom of the machine has broken off & now it has just stopped working. I repeat, this vacuum has NOT been treated badly @ all. I can not be w/out a vacuum. Thank you for your help, hopefully. Debi


Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=729453\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I bought my Hoover...U5180-910...@ my\015\012Poste ... Vacuums

Vacuum only turns on in reclined position/pull out hose broken


Per the Dyson Web Site I found the solution. Although I cleared all the filters/possible clogs the vacuum had over heated disabling the pull out attachment and power button except when in the reclined position. After clearing the filter and waiting a ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

We have a Bissell Revolution Lift-Off Turbo 3760-1 and the upright brush is not working/rolling. It only moves when pushing the vacuum. We checked the belt and it seems to be fine. The vacuum works fine as a hand-held. Any suggestions? Thanks!


These belts need to be changed every 6 months regardless of the way they look. ... Vacuums

I have a windsor vsp 14, it is making a bad grinding noise, when I take the top blue piece off it stops, the brush works fine and when I put the top back on it grinds really loud and gets hot. it still vacuums and the belt and brush are working fine, can't figure it out. and when the lid is on I cant see what its grinding on. It only makes a grinding noise when you pull handle back and engade to vacuum flor and stops when you put it upright.


... Windsor VS14 Versamatic 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
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