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Changing bobcat sweeper brushes? how to get the bearings off?
I have a VAX V12 vacuum cleaner which suddenly stopped. The smell indicated Carbon Brush Problems. I contacted a service agent who told me that it was not possible to change the Carbon Brushes brushes on this model and they would need to change the Motor Unit.. To me this sounds very unlikely. Two questions please. Is it possible to change the Carbon Brushes and how do I get the cabinet apart which looks very difficult. I am well qualified electrically to do this job. Regards James Beech
My FEIN 9-55-'13 recently started making more noise and is now officially a "screamer". There also developed quite a vibration associated with the noise which made me think it was probably bearings. So I took it apart and found no detectable play or lateral movement in the bearings, they seem fine to me. So I thought perhaps the brushes. The rotor where the brushes ride is quite black but I can't figure out how to get to those brushes, although I don't really think they are causing the noise
This problem is only caused by one thing the motor bearings are noisy, I have never found any other reason, they may look good and fell good but trust me replace the motor and the noise ... Fein 9-55-13 Turbo II Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have a Dyson DC33 bagless vacuum and the beater brush is not turning .. How do I get the cover off the brush to change the belt?
If you lay it down so you can see the bottom of the vacuum, there should be 3 flathead looking screws,just turn them a quarter turn or so, and that bottom should pop off so you can take the brush out and change the belt, just make sure you watch how ... Dyson DC-33 MultiFloor Upright Vacuum Cleaner
I have an old upright hoover vacuum. I need to change the belt but can't figure out how to get to it. The bottom plate over the roller brush comes off but I can't get anything else off to get to the other end of the belt.
Model no. req ... Hoover Vacuums
How do you change belt. I have cover off, but can't get brush off
Http://www.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/3574-3576_1005.pdf ... Bissell 3576 CleanView II Bagless Upright Vacuum
The hose works great, but the head of the vaccuum does not pick up anything !!! I checked every opening that may have been clogged, but nothing came up. When I hold my hand under the brush/roller, it seems to be putting out more air than intaking air. Particles "dance" on the carpet, but don't get "sucked up" into the vaccuum ? I have had the vaccuum only 1 year, so the brushes should not be a problem. I changed the bag, and checked the belt. The belt and brushes seem to be OK. ?
Hi there,Uprights are notorious for debris forming clogs when changing direction. The 90 degree turn where the base suction goes up. Have a closer look . You may need to pull the base plate off to access the blockage.Best reg ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Dirt Devil Model 088520 has a brush assembly that wont spin. How can I either change the bearing or free it up somehow? I have been searching for a new brush assembly part number 2860145000 but it
Try this link > http://dirtdevil.com/parts/category/brushrolls-uprights/ ... Dirt Devil Vacuums
Vax 2300 vax v-2300 brush is not turning so changed belt snapped as soon as i put hoover on and getting burning smell put another belt on same again and brushes still not moving only 4 months old
If the roller brush cannot be rotated easily by hand, it is likely that debris is jammed inside the end caps.Make note of the direction arrows on the end caps as you remove the roller brush. You will need to know this for reinstallation. The end caps ... Vacuums
I need to change the belt on the shampooer. the shampooer doesn't come apart like the vaccuum unit. i can't get the brush off so i can put a new one on.
This will help...\015\012\015\012http://reviews.ebay.com/CHANGING-THE-BELT-ON-A-KIRBY-G3-G4 ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I'm trying to change the filter....One person told me to open the hose end and take the bag out and go from there, but that isn't the right way!!! It's the other end where a couple brushes are able to be stored on top of the canister, but I can't figure out how to get that section off..it's as tight as a drum HELP PLEASE and thanks. Betty
There's a tab at the middle of the lower back of the tool holder (air diffuser). Pressing in on that tab should enable you to lift the back of the holder first, then lift off the whole thing. It will come off, just make sure the tab is in far enoug ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum
Bissell lift off vacuum about 4yrs old. Extremely noisy. OK until before Christmas but getting worse every time it's used. Washable filters washed, HEPA filter replaced. brush bar cleaned of every scrap, hose empty,everything that can be cleared has been. Noise high pitched, screeching and can only bear to use it for a few seconds at a time. Suction OK.
Sounds like a bad motor bearing. If it is, then you would have to replace it. Could be the brush roll, did you check the ends to make sure they turn easily? ... Vacuums
Weird noise i have a eureka the boss and i am getting a weird noise figured bag was full needed to change it so i did. Noise persisted so i checked make sure nothing was caught in the brushes. I even checked the belt it was fine replaced with a new one.Still the noise is there help me I am out of what else to check.
Squealing ... Vacuums
Chatter We have a Kirby Ultimate G. Since we purchased it it bounces across the floor and the level of the sweeper has nothing to do with it. To get it to stop, it has to be at the highest level. The place we bought it, has done nothing to help us. We tried a new beater brush, no help. If I have to use it at it's highest level to sweep my carpet, I might as well not waste my time. ANy suggestions?
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=11557&thid=576381\015\012Chatter\015\012Posted by CANRN on May 06, 2008\015\012We have a Kirby Ultimate G. Since we purcha ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hi. I have a Sebo X4 and need to change the roller brush, but don't know how to get the old one out. Can anyone help, please! Thank you.
Here's a demo video for changing the brush, from the Sebo site.\015\012\015\012http://www.sebo-vacuums.com/video_download.aspx# ... Sebo X4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Need to change the motor brushes in Shop Vac model 800. How do you get into the motor housing?
Would like to know if you still need help with you problem. If so go to the link below.\015\012\015\012http://www.ereplacementparts.com/ ... Vacuums
I own a Bissell Proheat Pet Model 8910. After just a few uses and changing both the brush and pump belts (trying to resolve problem) carpet doesn't get wet any longer. Carpet solution comes out normally but the water barly leaves the section of the tank I fill water into, resulting in carpet recieving to much solution and not enough water. Any advice?
... Bissell 8910 ProHeat Clear View Upright Vacuum
I have a swivel sweeper, the original series, that is about one year old and is losing power. The battery has been replaced but it still seems weaker than it used to be. The brushes do not turn as quickly and the overall pick-up is not as strong as it was when it was new. Any suggestions on how to get the power back up to what it once was?
HiThank you for your queryI think what you will find is the base of the sweeper has 4 brushes, each of these brushes are run from a cog, if you can take the base apart you will find that it has been clogged up with hair and ot ... As Seen On TV Swivel Sweeper Vacuum
Replace belt and dyson vacuam cleaner, model dc14 I ordered a new belt and brush replacement assembly and we can't seem to understand how to get it apart to change it
If the DC14 has a brush protected aspect i.e. a switch on the front that puts the drive belt off, the drive belt would have to be replaced by a professional repairer as this can't be done at home. \015\012\015\012If the model doesn't have the b ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Bissell lift off vacuum about 4yrs old. Extremely noisy. OK until before Christmas but getting worse every time it's used. Washable filters washed, HEPA filter replaced. brush bar cleaned of every scrap, hose empty,everything that can be cleared has been. Noise high pitched, screeching and can only bear to use it for a few seconds at a time. Suction OK. Mine is so loud I can't use it very long-high pitch screech. Can this be fixed or does the whole vacuum need to be replaced? It still cleans gr
Sounds like a bad motor. Could be either foot motor or main motor either way cost will be more than half of the unit. ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum
Isn't picking up lint. Will pick up other things like flecks of paper but will not get any fuzz or fibrous material off any rug no matter what the setting. This is a recent problem. Have owned the vacuum for awhile and never seen this issue before. Is it an easy fix? I've cleaned the brush, cleaned out the filters, cleaned the dirt tank. Nothing changed.
Is the brush turning on the bottom of the machine ? If not It could be clogedup with stuff or the belt could be worn on it and it will turn but as soon as it contacts the floor it will stop turning. The belt is easy to replace by removing screw ... Bissell 3576 CleanView II Bagless Upright Vacuum
I cannot find how to get bottm plate off to replace sweeper belt. where do you change the belt?
There are 3 screws on the top housing, one on the front Right, Front Left and behind the hose in the back ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
I have a dyson Absolute 04 hoover, the brushes underneath do not turn,I can see the belt but am not able to get into to it to change it.could you please assist. thank you.
HELLO, YOU HAVE 4 SCREWS THAT YOU TAKE OFF THE BOTTOM COVER TO REMOVE OR HELP GET TO THE BELT, IF THE BELT IS'NT BROKE TRY SPINNING THE BRUSHES BY HAND TO SEE IF YOUR CAN SPIN IT OR BREK IT LOOSE IF IT IS THE BELT THEN YAA REMOVE THE BOTTOM COVER TO ... Vacuums
My first proheat lasted four years so I bought a new one. After I used my Pro Heat for only the fourth time my first issue occured, the gear on the pump that runs the brushes came off, so I had the one from my old proheat, I just changed the gear spindle that is screwed to the pump and fixed that problem but now it will not pump water. That is why I bought a new proheat, I could not get the old one to pump even after a new pump and made sure all lines were not cloged.
Is your new machine a 2X or like the old style proheat? ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum
Changing a belt on a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Model U4264-930. can not get the old belt off.. U4264-930can not remover old belt on sweeper
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