Having problems with your Beam Industries 2900 Serenity Plus Central System Vacuum ?
When running, metal parts are banging around. Cleaned filter but nothing in there. Can it be the weights in the bag?
Do not run the vac again. If the banging is coming from the top of canister portion, you likely have a blown top bushing or lower bearing or both in the motor itself.. Either way the motor can usually be rebuilt by an experienced tech, or if you are very mechanically inclined, otherwise a new motor will be required. You should determine the cause in case you have a damaged filter
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When running, metal parts are banging around. Cleaned filter but nothing in there. Can it be the weights in the bag?
Do not run the vac again. If the banging is coming from the top of canister portion, you likely have a blown top bushing or lower bearing or both in the motor itself.. Either way the motor can usually be rebuilt by an experienced tech, or if you are ... Beam Industries 2900 Serenity Plus Central System Vacuum
I was vacuuming and noticed that the bag needed changing. the red light with the ! inside the triangle also came on. When the bag was changed, the vacuum would not restart. The red light came on. Tried the reset button but nothing happened. Tried unplugging and re-plugging in and nothing happened. Replaced all the filters and still it wouldh't start. So I brought it downstairs and tried one more time to get it to start. it worked! Is there something wrong with the vacuum cleaner? Was it overheat
It was overheated that is why it worked downstairs after cooling off. ... Miele S548 Bagged Canister Vacuum
I was just using my Bosch 1450W bagged vacuum and all of a sudden, the motor just shut down. No warning, no problems. The light still turns on, but the motor is unresponsive. There is a clean bag and filter, and nothing caught in the front roller. The motor sounded fine - no shaking, or weird frequency variations. There were no weird smells, just a little bit of heat, but nothing beyond normal. I've had this thing for several years, and never had a bit of trouble with it. Any suggestions
Many vacuums have internal thermal switches that need to cool to allow the vac to operate. After 30 minutes, check all 3 air filters and try again.\012Gary ... Bosch BSG71310UC Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have a Eureka Contour model 2900 type A upright vacuum, the roller works fine nothing clogged, took it apart motor blade is free of debris, no suction from tube and blasts OUT air from the front HEPA filter location. New bag, New belt, nothing in hose.any clues as to why this can be happenning? Air should not be blasting out of the HEPA filter.
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When removing the canister bag, the plate and spring that it slides into popped out. When I put them back in, the bag full indicator is completely red. It is a new bag and filters. I think I am not getting the plate and spring back in the canister correctly. Any instructions or pictures showing proper insertion and configuration of these? I looked in the manual and the part is only shown while bag being inserted.
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Won't start. My son was using the vacuum & Didn't change the bag. The vacuum was making the full bag smell, but the light was't on & it didn't stop. I stopped him, changed the bag, checked the filter, closed the compartments & turned on the vacuum. Nothing happened. I checked to be sure that it was plugged in, that wasn't the problem. I've let the vacuum "rest" for several days, It still won't start. Any suggestions?
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My Electrolux guardian C135 vac has lost suction. replacing the bag does nothing. removing the HEPA filter has no effect - what do you suggest? Will a replacement HEPA filter make any significant difference?
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I have a Nilfisk GS90 and trying to install the internal fabric filter bag. There is a metal bar. Not sure how this holds the bag in. Trying to find the manual that might explain how to maintain the unit. It is a great vac and is clean to use. Rich
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I have a Kenmore Elegance Vacuum with Dirt Sensor, Model # 116.30750400C, Serial number M41901532. When vacuuming the carpet the power head will work for 3-6 mins then automatically shut off, power is still there and lights work but the power head motor turns off and the suction stops. I will turn it off and on, check the outlet, flick the on off buttons...nothing. I will turn it off for a couple minutes and it turns back on and runs like normal. I've check the bags, filters, cleaned the hos
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I have exactly the same problem, has anyone given you advice? ... Vacuums
Everything seems to be working fine except it has no suction. I changed the bag and filter, but still nothing.
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I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?
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When I plug in my vaccum the power light turns on, but i get no power to the machine??? I changed bags and filters and still nothing??? Can you help?
That light wire is attached to part of the wiring that is just a piece attached to the main wire coming from the switch. Your bags and filters have nothing to do with powering the machine. You may have a bad switch or there may be a ground wire off ... Vacuums
My shop vac blows dust as soon as it's turned on and throughout use. I have changed filters, nothing is helping. What part of my vac can not get wet, or is there a better way to clean out the system?
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My 4 yr old Nilfisk vacuum cleaner has been working fine up until now. But suddenly, it has hardly any suction power and also, hot air seems to be coming out thru the vents on top and also thru the space that's normally used for blowing air OUT....the outlet with the retractable cover located close to the part where the power cable comes out of and retracts into. I've checked the filter and the hose and they are not clogged...I have also put in a new bag. Not keen to buy another vacuum cleaner u
Hi there SmartAlec from Nelsonvacuums.com.au here.It sounds like a blockage of some kind. The best way to find it is to set the machine up for normal vacuuming and remove o ... Vacuums