Having problems with your Vacuums ?

Lever for bare floors will not stay down - Vacuums

Answers :

Check for a broken spring or worn or broken part
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 :

Lever for bare floors will not stay down - Vacuums

Check for a broken spring or worn or broken part ... Vacuums

Kenmore Vacuum 116.36623501 does not stay on bare floor setting

It sounds like there is something wrong with the latching assembly. GO to the Sears Parts website and enter your Model number. Look at the parts assembly for the Nozzle, and the problem will be in one of items 12 through 17. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister 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 have a Harmony vacuum and need it only for bare floors. The attachment I have seems to be too rough on the floors. I just need a simple attachment with soft bristles for a bare floor that will fit this vacuum.

Take the lower portion of your wand to a vac shop and ask for a universal fit wide floor brush with NATURAL bristle. The soft bristle is much better quality and will clean deeper into grooves in your wood floor or and tiled area. ... Electrolux Harmony Canister Vacuum - EL6985 Vacuum

Dc07 when vacuuming motor and roller part will not stay on floor , as you pull and push the vacuum the brushes keep lifting up and I have to push it down onto the floor how do I fix this?

Most dc o7 do require a little wd40 at the hinges however if problem isn't fixed try looking and making sure all the peices are snapped in like they're supposed to be. hope this helps ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

4870 Boss Smartvac. The vacuum tipped over and now the brush control lever will not stay in the carpet position. I can't get the brush to turn unless I push down and hold the lever. As soon as I let up on the lever the brush stops turning. Any ideas. The vacuum is only a month old.

The Boss has a slide lever on the top of the power nozzle with two position choices. One position is "Carpet" and the other is "hard/bare Floor". The power nozzle brush roll is activated when the lever is in the Carpet position, and it is t ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright 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

I have an electrolux renaisence vacuum. the brush in the floor attachment turns but I have no suction. When I change to bare floor option on the handle the brush stops turning (correct) but I still have no suction. The lights on the handle showing --floor,carpet, high and low all work.

Sounds like you have a clog, either in the hose or the inlet by the brush roll. ... Vacuums

The brush on my Hoover Windtunnel T series won't turn when I'm vacuuming carpet. It does, however, turn when I'm vacuuming bare floor, and I didn't think it was supposed to do that.

1) test the belt +brush for worn and replace2) test the motor God bless you ... Hoover WindTunnel TSeries Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner UH70107

Regarding my Kirby Generation 3 upright vacuum cleaner: the handle does not lock into place, but rather falls to the floor. Any thoughts on how to get it to stay in place? Also, I lost my owner/operator manual. Can I download one to learn how to clean and maintain the vacuum?

The plate that catches the handle to lock has a hidden spring behind that plate.I would leave it alone for the unit is pressed together. Used ones are found most everyday on Ebay. The owners manual maybe found on this website\015\012\015\ ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My dyson slim vacuum doesn't switch from hose to floor mode. I thought the foot lever was broken. I realigned it but it doesn't switch now from floor mode to hose mode. I take out the hose and I can see the white part. I thought it should move as you go from upright to recline position of the handle.

The changeover valve is not activating - call the Dyson helpline - they'll set you up for a repair with a repair dealer in your area. ... Dyson Slim DC18 All Floors HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Iron/Titanium/Yellow

Carpet/bare floor selector will not stay locked in bare floor position when you move the handle up and down. Model 116.38612790

... Kenmore Vacuums

LlllSteam vac ws working very well--shilfted to using hand vac on furniture--when I shiftead back to wanting to use the floor vacuum using the 6 brushes and the floor vac system, the r6 rotaty brushes will not turn or function. What do IO havae to do to get them to turn and function? The lever on the side ils set for carpet terrain. What do I do now to get brushed to turn and scrub as they should and did previously. James Yerges 1'630-232-2798 JMYerges&comcast.net

What is the exact model number of that unit. There are several with that name. The only things that it could be are the handle mechanism that activates the brushes or the indicator is not working nad the level that selects the brushes is not working. ... Hoover Vacuums

Why does my Dyson Animal Upright Vacuum power light turn red when I tilt it back to vacuum? It will work if I switch it to bare floors and don't need the beater brush.

... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

New panasonic ez bare floor vacuum mc-ul675 is top heavy. when I have it standing upright if always falls backwards. No matter what I try it still falls. Great vacuum other than that issue

... Panasonic Vacuums

How do u vacuum bare floors - Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

The adjustment knob for bare floor will not stay in position

Broken catch. recommend dyson service as it is not user replaceable. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hoover Mod U8146-900-When you press handle release lever vacuum falls down it doesnt stay up

... Hoover Vacuums

Vacuum doesn't work on bare floors!

Does it have a bare floor setting that shuts off the beater bar? if the brush is revolving it will scatter dirt instead of picking it up ... Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum

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.

... Dyson DC33 Multi-Floor Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner

Lever is jammed on kenmore vacuum cleaner

... Vacuums

Dyson vacuum I have a DC07 vaccuum. The problem I am having is that the front does not want to stay down as I vaccuum and I continuously have to keep stepping on the front to make it go back down to the floor. It seems as though there is either not enough weight in the front or possibly the unit just has to be broken in so that there is not so much resistance between the handle and the front of the vaccuum. Could there be something I did not remove or is this typical on these vaccuums?

There is some thing broken it is two plastic cogs they help the front go down and stay up you will have to get a star screw driver and there should be two screws on top and two at the b ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a kirby vacuum model G7D when engaging the tech drive, the machine zips forward to fast, the main suction mech rears up and won't stay on the floor. A technician replaced the nutural drive assy. Could he have caused some mechanical malfunction to occur??

My understanding of Kirby vaccums is that they are lifetime warranty. It appears that the drive assembly that was installed was not adjusted properly after it was put in or it is defective. I would see about getting it back to the tech for further wo ... Vacuums

Base of the hoover wont stay on the floor - Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Check or replaced Upright Lock Assy\015\012part no:908821-01 ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic 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
  • 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: 0.0768 seconds