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I live in Mexico and have a Electrolux Easy Box Vacuum...I am looking for a hard floor brush that will fit the hose as my old Sears brushes are a little too small.This model is bagless and may only be sold here,but I do not care for the floor/rug brush combo brush as it does not clean tile floors very well.I would order and have a friend in the states bring to me.Thank you,Linda Staton Cozumel Mexico

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I've just purchased a Bosch BX1 1600 vacuum cleaner in Spain, and already I've lost the hard furnishing brush, the crevice nozzle, the upholstery nozzle, and the hard-floor brush that I think were in the box. Is there a place to purchase these separately? Thanks, Dave Wass

Hi Dave,Are you in the USA? If you are, try this web address: >>>> http://www.bosch-eshop.com/eshop/bosch/us/brushesfloortools.htm Copy and paste the address into your browser and the tool page will open up for you.Should you ... Bosch Vacuums

Hoover Windtunnel U5750-900 Agitator brush is weak. It turns fine if I tilt the vacuum back, but it slows to almost 1/4 speed when it touches carpet, even on the highest carpet setting. I've replaced the agitator belt twice. The brush used to turn powerfully even on the lowest (Hard Floor) setting. Ideas? I should probably lube the agitator brush ball bearings, and re-check the belt, but, other than that, I'm stumped.

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Should brushes be up or down on a hard floor - Vacuums

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I have a fantom wildcat vacuum, and the filter is clean, and I see no other clogs. The vac sucks fine on hard floors, but the roller brush does not move. I can't even manually push it around. S

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Brush won't engage on my hoover windtunnel vacuum. I see the problem is that the "carpet / hard floor" slide bar is broken / jammed. How do I access the slide bars from below to unjam them?

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I can't get the floor brush to stay on - Euro-Pro Ultra Steam SharkTM II Hard Surface Steam Cleaner Vacuum

Sometimes the locking latch gets broke off. You may need to replace the swivel elbo. ... Euro-Pro Ultra Steam SharkTM II Hard Surface Steam Cleaner Vacuum

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums

Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year. ... Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright Vacuum

For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.

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When vacuuming hardwood floor, hair gathers on brush and never sucks into vacuum. I spend most of my time cleaning off brushes. How do I clean hardwood floor with dog hairs.

1. Broom and dust pan, then mop\015\0122. Wet dry vac with wide non-brush attachment\015\0123. Here's a link to a vacuum professing to clean pet hairs well\015\012\015\012 ... Sebo Air Belt C2.1 Bagged Canister Vacuum

My floor brush stopped spinning, I cleaned everything out as per your directions in other posts and following the instructions in the manual. Now the floor brush wobbles and has a hard time spinning when upright. Looking at the end of the brush, opposite the drive belt, the bearing-type end that the brush spins on appears to be off-centered. Is there an easy way to fix this???

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Homewell vacuum cleaner, bagless Model SKU3358 won't pick up via the floor brush. Seems to have plenty of suction in the hose. I have cleaner filters & checked there are no blockages.

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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

Miele, Flamenco II. 2 probs. 1. the head brush is not turning when I put it on the floor. If I pick it up to look inside...the brush is spinning fast..I put it down on the floor...the head does not spin at all. 2. The suction power has dropped significantly. The suction used to be so intense, the head would **** itself to my floor and hold on...now, hardly any suction at all.

Sounds like the belt is not on correctly on the beater brush or the belt is worned out now for the suction check filters or bags that need to be empty or clean ... Miele Vacuums

I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner ...upright....all of a sudden my vacuum started making this awful sound...like a loud buzz...but only when I have it on carpet....when I have it on "floor" mode it's fine....sometimes(although seldom) it has worked without buzzing...and it's LOUD!!....I have only had this vacuum for a year....and no...I have never picked up any coins or hard stuff.only use it for 2 rooms.the rest of the house is wood floors.......what shall I do? Thanks......Gloria

It may just be, that on carbet the brushes make noise that you dont hear on woodfloors.\015\012If there is a hights adjustment, set it higher for shaggy carpet and lower for berber. ... Vacuums

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

My vacuum just stopped working, so I don't know what the problem is. I used it in the kitchen to vacuum the hard wood floor. I turned it off, and a few minutes later, turned it back on to finish vaccuuming the kitchen floor. It just would not turn on. I had not unplugged it or did anything to it. I then tried to see if it would work in another plug, and no luck. I'm trying to figure out if it can be fixed or if I need to look for a new vacuum.

When I get most Vacuums that have dies on people most of them the wire has been worn and cut one or more wires on the plug cord. Sometimes the cut can be over looked. Please unplug and check the wire carefully.Also please post the make model a ... Kenmore 23913 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum

My vacuum's cyclonic action is not spinning and creating very little vacuum pressure through hose or floor brush area. I already checked, brushes are spinning, there is no apparent blockage in the canister, I took it completely apart and removed excess dust from the filter. Still no good vacuum. Any suggestions?

The following filter in your in your dump cup needs to be replaced. \015\012F24 Dirt Devil "I" Bagless Upright Vacuum Replacement Filter Style F24 ... Dirt Devil M130005 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson dc07 The rotating brush on the bottom of my vacuum was filled with strings. I removed the brush by undoing all yellow plastic screws from plate. Removed all strings and replaced as best I could and it was hard to get the brush back in and the belt around it. I dont have my manual but it fits so it should be correct....? Right? No, not true, because when I turn it on and try to and vacuum (by lower canister with foot release) it makes that terrible ratching sound). Please help

The loud ratching is a warning to tell you that there is something stopping the roller bar from rotating this is a very common thing lay the machine on the floor front side down take off the bottom plate and just check the belt is in the centre of th ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic 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

I just bought a Dyson DC 14 All Floors Vacuum and assembled it exactly as the manual said. It sounded normal as I went over hard floors but as soon as I went on carpet, the vacuum was extremely loud. There's no strings or debris in the powerhead... what else would cause this?

There is a knob setting at the footing for carpet and bare floor can help. Otherwise check out a little plastic for suction path from the bottom to the dirt container: it may loose, just snap it in. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I purchased a Miele Model S518 vacuum cleaner yesterday at Canadian Tire but they could not find the manual or floor brush. I would like a manual please? and how much is a new floor brush?

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We have a Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner and the power in the floor component (rotating brush, etc) is no longer functioning. The vacuum is producing suction, but does not seem to be providing power to the floor component.

The problem could be with the power head itself or the hose providing the power. If you can turn the unit on from the handle, then its not the hose and you need to get a new power head.. ... Panasonic Kenmore Canister Vacuum Vacuum

The bottom bar that encases the brush is flush to the floor when using the vacuum. This causes the suction to "stick" the vacuum to the floor (lamenate) and also as there is no ground clearance debris is just pushed around. We have to nearly stand the thing upright to get the ground clearance to be enough for things to start being sucked up. I have taken apart, re-assembled etc and nothing is working.

I'm having the same problem.  The bottom plate is not level with the floor unless the vacuum is nearly in the upright position.  Its like there should be a spring pushing the bottom plate towards the floor.  Anyone know how to fix this ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

When switching the vacuum (DC17 Animal) over to the hard surface setting (so the beater brush is not spinning), the vacuum shuts off. I cleaned the dust bin and checked the filter. I also cleared the beater brush of hair or debris that was wrapped around it. It still shuts off. Ideas? Thanks.

The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:Dyson DC17 Belt ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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