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Dyson dc18 yellow sparks after Dolls hairnet got caught ironed brushes
\015 Help! Need to fix this before my StepMum finds out! Dolls hairnet got sucked up around the brushes, switched off machine, slowly pulled out hairnet, switched machine back on and it seemed okay, until I pressed the reset button, then it sparked once, and seemed okay. Then when I was pushing it back and forth, yellow sparks came out Near the pipe, not all the time, No smell. Motor cut out once but started again. If I don't tell her, will it electrocute her, not that I want to do that. She's okay really, well up until now, but she loves her Dyson\015
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Dyson dc18 yellow sparks after Dolls hairnet got caught ironed brushes
When I vacuum w/ the brush control in the on position it make a really loud noise, almost like a grinding sound. I have looked at it and nothing seems to be wrong, but I notice that the pin that engages the belt seems to vibrate a bit, possibly creating the noise. It started when I accidentally got part of a plastic grocery bag caught in the brush. Could it have stretched a belt? Nothing is caught any other place and it only makes the noise when the brush in in the on position.
Yes, the belt could have been stretched and is now vibrating and hitting other parts and creating a noise if much of the bag got caught under the belt. If you have another belt for this vacuum, please put it on and see if the noise stops. If it does ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
Electrolux vacuum brush not turning problem: was vacuuming and rug got caught auto shut off kicked off power to brush. instead of hitting red button to restart brush I disconnected brush to vacuum some hair in Conner. after i reconnected the brush and hit the red button but no power to brush. Light won't even switch on. Hope you can help
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Dyson 18 slim the rotating brush bar will not rotate. Was working fine until I got the edge of a tablecloth caught in the brush, pulled it out ok but now the brush will not rotate fast, but will rotate by hand . Any ideas.
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Should the brushes revolve something got caught on the brushes when vacuuming up
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Shoestring got caught in brush bars on my hoover windtunnel V2. I took it apart to remove the string. I have put everything back correctly but the brush bars won't turn. Now what? Any suggesti
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I got a shoelace caught in the roller brush on a vax upright pet and the brush has now stoped spinning. How do I fix this please?
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My dyson DC17 animal has started to make an extremely loud noise after a rug got caught in the roller brush. What do I need to do to fix it?
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The performance indicator light has come on on my Eureka capture plus. Last night a t-shirt got caught in the roller brush and now it won't spin.
... Eureka 12 Amp Capture Vacuum Upright Vacuum
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Roomba Discovery My Roomba turns on and moves but the brushes won't turn. Someone told me that I had forgotten to put in the yellow and black end bearings, but I did. Help, I miss my Roomba I have a Roomba 530, I have had it for 2 weeks and really loved it. I have followed all the cleaning instructions etc.. Then the Roomba wanted it's brushes cleaning "please clean Roombas brushes" So thinking that something was stuck I removed and cleaned the brushes, (yellow tabs on and in place by the way)
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Hello can you help me please? I have a Kirby G4 vacuum cleaner, It did work ok until it started to give off burning smell and lots of sparks from the brushes. I have changed these brushes, the motor still rotates but it still gives off sparks and burning smell. Do i have to change the motor as well? Can you help please? Thankyou Martin
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The brush stopped on our DC25. Husband said sparks were coming out of the bottom near where brush is. Brush was cleaned of hair and string. Brush still does not spin. I saw no belt on the brush. Should there be one?
... Dyson DC25 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum
Not exactly a blow gun. Convertible blower/vac - Sears Craftsman. Wire broke off ONE brush in the motor. Paid about $90 for the vac - Sears lists the WHOLE motor as one part - $88. Have requested brushes (they are provided with a lot of my 'cheap' Harbor Freight tools) but no go. Just get the canned reply - buy the whole motor. Actually got it working again... CAREFULLY drilled and tapped a 4-40 screw into the brush and soldered the lead to that... Always a way, isn't there?
I was vacuuming my room and all of a sudden I hear this loud noise, then notice the roller brush isn't spinning. Thinking too much hair was caught I separated it from the rod and hose to clean it out, but noticed that the roller brush didn't move at all while I was cleaning it. I've cleaned the brush before and it would roll around with little effort, but this time I couldn't move it at all. After removing hair and string I put the vacuum back together and started it up, but the noise continued,
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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
We are trying to replace the belt on the bissell 89q9 model. We purchased belt 8 and got in onto the brush however the brush doesn't spin anymore. Even trying to turn it by hand doesn't work. One end of the brush has a round end to slide in (clear end piece); however the other has a rectangular end to slide in (black end) so we don't even know how it ever turned. Any suggestions?
Remove the beater brush assy & remove the\015\012shaft & brgs that go through it 7 clean out the \015\012hair,fuss ect,so it will turn\015\012\015\012You need to take your vacuum apart once a year or more\015\012to clean ... Vacuums
The brushroll on my dirt devil (vax X3) was caught o the curtain, and now the reset button will not reset the brush. the power comes on for the brush, but the brush will not rotate. What can i di to fix this problem
I didn't find the reset button until I took all the screws out and then couldn't separate it. Good luck! ... VAX Appliances Vax X3 Bagless Upright Vacuum
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I have taken the brush heads off and pulled all the hair out of the small gap between the chrome shaft and the plastic gear housing. Then a small amount of 3-in-1 oil into that gap to lube the internals and just a little through the air intake on th ... Dyson DC11 All Floors Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
Makes a ratchetting noise due to hair caught in brush; cleaned the brush and replaced the brush cover but still makes noise. what is the problem?
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My Roomba runs for a while and says error 2 to clean the brushes. This happens with cleaned brushes. And I have followed the instructoins. i have got a brand new set of brushes also. When inserting them the same problem continues. The floor is clean.
Remove the two round rings.....this has worked for me like a charm since! So glad to have the Roomba back up and running! ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
Caught shoe string in roller brush, now will not rotate roller BR
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On our Hoover U6445-900 (Mach 6.9) we replaced the small belt that goes to beater brushes in front of unit. Upon starting, the Hoover quickly got hot and smoky. We shut it off and looked things over carefully, but the second try also resulted in friction heat on the belt. Now it appears the belt may have stretched due to heat and the brushes won't spin. Any ideas?
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