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My Bissel proheat carpet cleaner wont spray out of the bottom or the spray handle. I took of the scrub brushes and off and cleaned out the bottom of the machine including popping out the two spray heads to make sure they were not clogged. Put it back together. Still no spray! I also did the turn off, remove fluid containers, replace, turn on for one minute to prime the pump, and still so spray...does this mean my pump is not working?

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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

The vaccum has been cleaned and checked but the brush is not rotating and no suction at the bottom, but through the hose. In reading the instructions to remove the brush cover it says to lift tab one and release 2-4. Where is the tab for tab 1 can not find anything for tab one to be able to lift, nothing there any ideas for help would be greatlly appreciated/

3 on the front and one on the back. where the belt runs ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

We had to take the bottom of the vacuum apart to remove dirt that had plugged the hose. We cannot put it back together so that the smaller round belt stays tight. I need a diagram of how this belt is supposed to fit.

Most vacuum manufacturers avoid putting their shop manual in the public domain. There are various reasons for this, some good ones.\015\012But I did find this. Maybe it'll help.\015\012 ... Hoover U6441-940 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Unit is leaking at the bottom of the pump

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I have an old oil lamp. this motor/pump pumps mineral oil up a tubing and then the oil drips down the fishing line for lack of better word. and the pump does not work. On the motor itself it reads UPPCO, Inc. Chicago Model 50 Impedance Protected 120v-60 hz .30 amps P-8365-1 Use sonneborn mineral oil only do NOT use water. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Shelley

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Agitator belt failed in my Hoover F5853-900 Steam Vacuum Cleaner. But can not remove bottom Cover .. have removed top cover and two screws from the bottom Cover. The smaller Cover is glued to the large Bottom Cover. Need help.

Hello,Unscrew the plate. check if there is any screws at the bottom, if none, exact little pressure to pull out the bottom cover. At this \015\012point you should be able to see the broken drive belt along with the two\015\012 drive bars ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

We have a beam Serenity plus home vacuum system and there is no longer sucks. I removed the dirt from the bottom plastic container, but I also notice a sack or bag connected to the unit when I removed the bottom container and inside that sack there appears to be lots of dust. How do I access that and remove that dust without damaging the unit. I don't know how to do that

Hello. Let's begin by getting that dust and dirt out of your permanent filter. To do this, get a big clear plastic bag and pull it up aroung your canister, with the dirt receptacle removed. Then Grasp the sewn in weight inside of the filter and sh ... Beam Industries 2900 Serenity Plus Central System Vacuum

I have a Flotec shallow well FP4122-08. A burglar stood on the pump this summer to gain access to my goats building (window). There's a small black tube that came off at both ends. When I put the tube back on, it shoots right back off as soon as the pump is plugged in. I don't know the name of the part (tube) to order a new one, and I don't know if it just plugs onto the fittings of both ends, or goes into the pump at the end with the round fitting on it.

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I have a Dyson DC-17 and the top of the cyclone has hair and other debris jammed in the ports. It has 6 six screws holding the parts together and I can only get access to 4 of the screws. The bottom piece appears to be removable, but I can't figure out how to remove it without damaging it. If I can get this piece off, then I have access to the other 2 screws. Can you tell me how to remove the bottom piece? Thanks in advance.

The instructions on how to dis-assemble your DC-17 are somewhat lengthy and it is quite helpful to have pictures and videos handy while you are doing it. Normally I would give the instructions here, but due to the amount of info that is necessary to ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

On the DC07, the entire cyclone assembly must be removed to empty the dust, debris, etc. collected when vacuuming. On the top of the cyclone is a "trigger" that you lift with your finger to release the bottom catch, which allows a clear flap to open on the "clear bin," thus letting all the debris fall out. My problem is when you lift the finger trigger, it does not release the catch on the bottom. Since the catch won't release, I cannot remove the entire clear bin either from the cyclone.Any sug

Beofre you go to the extent of buying a replacement canister, you can remove the top and using a straightened coat hanger type thing open that bottom lid. Then maybe you can clean the rim and possibly add some silicone spry to loosen things up. Here' ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The screw on the bottom of the vaccum

Taking that screw out let the lever asm. come loose, you will have to stick it in until the screw hole lines up then put the screw in. You may have to take the transmission out if you can't do it while it is in. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Remove bottom of cover on vacuum bottom. Making a

On this model, the bottom does not come off but the top does. on the top hood there are 2 latches to turn with a screwdriver and the hood will come off. ... Hoover Fusion Plus Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Vacuum

How to remove bottom plate

You will need either a t15 or a t20 torx bit. you should find these at any hardware store. ... Bissell 5770 Healthy Home Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Unable to remove round filter in bottom due to bolt not secure inside vacuum and it is just spinning so I can't remove nut holding on filter, but cannot see how to remove top of vacuum to get at other end of nut.

If you are talking about the acorn nut that secures the separator to the motor shaft, it can be removed with a small (or even a big, for that matter) air or electric impact wrench with the proper sized socket. Find a mechanic friend who has one, make ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

My Kenmore Progressive Direct Drive Beltless System Vaccum cleaner is making a loud noise by the filter and hose in the back of the vaccum and is not picking up. I have cleaned the hoses and the bottom of the vaccum where the agitator is located. Still it is not picking up dirt. What can i do?

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Vax 6131 water pump had stopped working on taking apart it had over heated and plastic casing had melted in one place,obtained new pump from buy spares which matched old part fitted and reasembled but pump does not run ,is there any internal fuses ? Or any thing else to replace

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I have a Kirby G5 and need to replace the gear drive shaft, as the lever inside fell off and the shaft came out. (Common problem by the sound of it.) How do i remove the actual gearbox itself. I have removed the 3 screws on the bottom, but it's not coming out. What's stopping it from coming out? Do i need to remove the gearbox drive belt first? If so, how do i get to it? Thanks in advance.

HELLO, JUST USE THIS GUIDE! :0)http://reviews.ebay.com/REPLACING-OR-REPAIRING-KIRBY-VACUUM-NEUTRAL-DRIVE-PEDAL?ugi ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hi my proheat bissell 7901 stopped pumping water to the floor, but it pumps water from the hand hose. I read the manual and followed how to check belt and the flat belt on right side of shampooer is fine and I turned on and it turns and so do the brushes at the bottom of the machine. I was reading online and I guess there's two belts on this machine? where can I find the other belt to see if it needs replacing. I guess it's a ribbed belt? that is the water pump belt?

Just taken ours apart with the same problem... found it was caused by the 2 halves of the main casing coming apart in the area where the upright pedal release is. I found this to be due to the upper casing having broken in 2 places - the bottom of th ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

Dear Sir or Madam, I own a black 23 x 47 x 7 mm Rowenta lighter. It has a screw on bottom that I cannot remove. What is it hiding ? Is this lighter refillable ? Is there a flint to replace ?. I've found on your site the following : "By jbbiii on Apr 06, 2009 Father died and left me a Rowenta lighter purchased in Stutgart in 1952. It has a screw on bottom with spring to replace the flint, but I cannot figure out how to open the bottom to replace the cotton wadding which I can see through the hole

Hello \015\012The flint should be near the striker.Or the thumb roller,usually below it.\015\012As old as it is you may not see it beacause its worn down.\015\012\015\012Maybe taking it to an antique store or a smoke shop woul ... Vacuums

I am triing to remove the top part of a g1 sebo upright from the bottom half so i can remove the cover

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Wish to remove bottom ofpowerhead-Kenmore Progressive 11629912990

I\015\012have a whispertone vacuum, different model #, but maybe instructions\015\012will be the same. Turns out I didn't need a new belt, just clean out\015\012the crud and reset overload protector. The instructions in the manual\015\012tell you to ... Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum

Need to remove bottom cover of Panasonic MCV7314 vacuum to see if the belt is broken. I can't figure out how to remove and can't find a manual online.

I did a search for the manual for that model and found a pdf file online that had instructions and pictures. It was still slightly different and hard to get off. I took out two screws and then held in two side "clips" and wrestled it off. I dont t ... Panasonic Vacuums

WST 1600A I purchased this vaccum about four months ago from Heartland America. Up to this point it's worked fine. After cleaning it this time when I went to start vaccuming again it runa for about 10 seconds and cuts off. I've changed the battery, taken everything that can be removed out checked it and replaced it. THe motor sounds like it's straining. I have not taken the housing off the motor to see what's going on with that. I misplaced my manual.

It sounds like there is a clog. If there is no air flow it could be overheating. ... Westinghouse WST1600 Upright Vacuum
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