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Ryobi blower, model RGBV 3100, it was working fine last year and cannot get it to start now.
Hello, I have the same model. And though it is three years old, starting from the last month, it does not clean anything anymore. Cannot even pick up one single thing from the floor. Every dirt gets stuck in the hose. I cleaned the hose and cleaned the filters but it still does not pick anything up. Is three years its normal lifetime or do I have the change the filters, instead of cleaning them? Thanks.
I know bissell vacuums are very cheap but they should last more than 3 years. there should be two parts to the dirt cup. remove the dirt cup and above it there should be a round plastic part. unscrew it and check that filter. ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum
Had my dyson root cyclone for about 4 years now, and in the last year it's had a few problems. About 4 months ago it started to make this awful grinding sound when the roller bar was engaged and I took it to a repair shop and they said it was the roller bar itself. The shop replaced the part and it worked fine for a couple of months and then it started to make the grinding noise again. I tried the clutch reset suggestion (turn it on its side and turn the carpet/bare floor switch slowly back and
Bdepends how much thay charged you for a roller brush because you can buy a good vac for about 100 pounds with a 12 month guarentee so its up to you ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Have a rexair model D series vacuum cleaner that worked fine until recently. Started making noise and then started smoking/overheating. I took apart the machine cover and am unsure how to get it tore down to see the motor or belt in there. Please help!
Below I have listed a link to the manual that has instructions on how to change your belt and a link for the replacement belt you need. ... Vacuums
Our two-year-old miele antares stopped working...you cannot get it started when pushing the start button (yes, the cord is plugged into a live outlet); no external damage to the unit
... Miele S4210 Antares Bagged Canister Vacuum
Wind tunnel two with bag, started with burning smell then shut off with red light on. Belt is fine but cannot get it to start again.
Sounds like your motor.Try replacing the brushes in the motor.If that does not work then the windings in the motor have burnt out. ... Vacuums
The brush is not moving on the vaccume. I'm pretty sure that the belt is busted. I cannot see how to get the shroud off, so that I can get to the roller and belt. It all looks and feels like one piece, even when I start removing screws. It is a bag-less vac. The model number is - v1310rs. Thank you.
I know on my Eureka I had to remove a couple of screws on the bottom and then get a flat blade screwdriver and wedge it on each side of the base kinda next where the end of the roller would be and it snaps up and off. Really weird I thought but that' ... Euro-Pro Shark Professional Upright Vacuum with Bonus StickVac Red Bagless Vacuum
I have a whirlpool personal valet steamer system that is mounted to the wall. The system was in the house when I purchased it so I would suspect it's about 8 - 10 years old and I cannot find the manual for it. When I push the start button it automaitcally cancels the set up and will not run. I have unplugged it for a while and then put it back in and it's worked before but not anly longer. How do i get a manual or can I find a repair person to look at it.
It will not shoot steam out , only a small amount is coming out, not enough to clean. ai was using it , it worked fine. Went to a differant room and the problem started. nothing happened unusual. Model#S3202 Made #64-M91 Feb 2003 Have had for 2 years and love it.
Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about the Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop and why it maynot be getting steam to the head...Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop Problem ... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
I have had my RCA microwave model # RMW1108 for about 8 months now. It was working fine until yesturday evening. I went to warm up some food for 2 minutes, the microwave itself was on and everything appeared to be working except my food did not get warmed up. I plugged it out and checked all over it for any damage but i could not find anything wrong. What would cause it to just stop heating up the food? Is this type of problem covered in the 1 year manufacturer's warranty.
Our kenmore progressive model #11634922 was working fine today. And then - it's not. Plugged in - nothing is working on it. We let it cool down (though it didn't seem hot). Still nothing - no light, no motor. Tried it in some other plugs that we know are functioning well - and still nothing. Any idea what might be wrong with it? It's six years old but doesn't get heavy use. Thanks so much ~ Susan Golden
Hi, it could be a number of things, cord may be bad as well as a problem with the motor. There also is a fuse that could have blown. If you go to sears.com, click on parts, put in your model number, when the page loads, click on the first link ... Kenmore Vacuums
I have a 9 year old dco5 absolute, and have been vacuuming a lot after renovations, including small amount of fine timber dust. I cannot start it at all, even the next day. Any ideas. I think the motor may have burnt out? There were no smells from the machine Thanks
Yes your right motor burnt out. They can be replaced as I work for company who repaired vacuums. Try godfreys or some electric shop. ... Dyson DC05 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a HBS 20 fan. I've had for a few years but seldom used. I turned it on last week and it made this humming sound. After a few minutes it started running just fine. However, now it does not hum or do anything else. What is wrong & how can it be repaired? Please help. Thank you
It ispossible that the capacitor for the motor is weak . You can access and replace this capacitor if the motor is humming and getting warm. replace with the same value and test. If it does not work then check the windings of the motor, if short wi ... Vacuums
Help!!!! i have an older model of the dirt devil bagless quick vac. and it has been working great, just last week i was vaccuming my bedroom and i accidentally sucked up a string belt that goes with one of my capris. and today i emtpied out the dirt cup but it seems the the string belt that was sucked up is not within my reach and whenever i start the vaccum i get this distinctive noise that i've never heard before. help.
It's likely wrapped around the brush\015\012pull out the roller and un tangle it ... Dirt Devil M084600 Dynamite Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hoover Model U8185-900 beater bar part keeps smoking and burning up We've replaced the part Hoover PCB Display Bridge U8172 three times and the vac beater bar works for about a minute then the part starts to smoke and burns out again. I've taken everything apart but cannot locate anything that would cause this part to burn up. I think if I did not disconnet immediately, he vac would catch my rug on fire. Help? I didn't send back the warranty card, so I can't get any help from Hoover. Any suggest
I'm not sure why this is happening. Perhaps if you would contact Hoover and explain the problem to them such that it appears that there is a safety issue with their product, they might be more cooperative. If that fails, I have had luck writing let ... Hoover U8185-900 Upright Vacuum
While using, steam stopped coming out in force at the port levels in the head. Suddenly started high pitch whining, pressed button just above connection site and end flew off with great force pouring water onto floor and carpet. Unplugged immediately for safety and unable to get it to deliver steam force again. Less than one year old and used only 8-10 times only in walk areas where there is no carpet with distilled water. Please, advise, cannot find booklet. Thanks So Much, Beverly Crumme
Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about the Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop and why it may not be getting steam to the head...Euro ... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
Suction fine whe first switched on but soon (2 minutes) starts to die as a burning smell gets stronger. Filter cleaned. no parts feel hot to touch. What could be the problem. Machine used daily, approx. 6 years old.
Check belt for beater bar ,also check where motor pulls in cooling air ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do they re
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=675093\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I have a Hoover self-propelled\015\012Posted by kl ... Vacuums
Helping out someone that has a ECV 1590A model 117A Electrolux central Vacuum. There seems to be a problem with the brushes. I'm looking for a manual or what brushes to get or a new motor. It seems to run fine what it starts.
... Electrolux Vacuums
Shopvac 90L400 quit working (4 years old). Thought the switch was bad but not the problem. I read that there is a fuse link in the motor that frequently burns up. I tried to take motor apart but not sure of the process. I was able to get to the motor but cannot pull it out of the armature. It appears I have to take the aluminum blower unit off the shaft (it appears to be pressed on with a retaining washer). Do I have to take it off to pull the shaft and motor assembly out? Is that where the fuse
By pass the switch and take power right to the motor leads.. that should tell you if the motor is ok.. have not seen fuse link on a vac motor.. graingers has new motors, but not inexpensive ... Vacuums
Belts I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do t
It is the flat belt that gets stretched and should be replaced at least every 6 months. The V belt wears down so it won't it right in the brush roll V. Maybe the belt tensioner wheel has a problem, sometimes they get hook up and won't engage the V ... Vacuums
I am trying to register my shaver on www.philips.com/welcome and get 1 year additional guarantee. I also expect to get Updates on all the latest shaving and grooming Hot exclusive offers And Personalised support. I cannot get any of these and cannot register my shaver. Please help....
The motor just went out on my 2 year old vacuum with light usage (hardwood floors in a very small house.) The Sears repairpeople are estimating ~ $130 to fix (this includes parts & labor). I'm wondering if it's worth investing $130 into something i've spent $350 on only 2 years ago. Shouldn't these machines last longer ? Is there something I could do to get them repair free as it seems the motor must have been faulty to only have lasted 2 years. Thoughts ?
Aye, get a dyson, if its out of warranty there's not much u can do bout it :( ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
Panasonic NN-SD776S microwave Start button stopped working. I know, the first thought is a bad door switch because "everyone knows a microwave should not turn on if the door is open." I am experienced with electronics, but even the timer won't start at all. Funny thing is, I had this exact model do this exact thing just over 2 years ago - troubleshot all the hardware until I was lost, finally bought a new one from Costco (June 4/08). And now 2 years later this one craps out - a 2 year timer
Hello Aaron,Since your microwave is controlled by logic, and the start button / timer portion is not working, I would start troubleshooting the power supply.Get a look at the integrated circuits that are on the circuit board, ... Vacuums
Bought an PlayStation 2 at our youngest dauthers 9 year birthday together with an dance mat. Caused by an accident we had to buy a new remote contol for some years ago and we chosed your URC-3445. We can't get it to work. How do we get to AV-chanel throughtout your device? There must be a solution at our problem. Please help ....! Her anniversery is unfortunally today!!! Our TV is an rater old Tandberg modell: TVF2915NT Please...
Go to menu settings, find channel edit or add/delete, turn channel to input or a/v channel, select add channel and then your good. You should now be able to use the ps2. You can also hook them up through vcr and use the vcr input/av channel. and then ... Vacuums