Having problems with your Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum ?

Turning off / overheating?

\015 All filters have been cleaned and/or replaced. For months, I've been having a problem with my bagless upright (removeable cannister) just shutting down after 15 mins. of vacuuming. When I touch the outside filter cover, it is extremely hot to the touch. I suspect overheating, buy why? In the last couple of days, I noticed that there is only half the suction power it used to have. It's about 4 years old and I'm getting very frustrated with a vacuum I spent a decent amount of money on. I didn't settle for a cheap Eureka, but my old vacuum cleaner performed better and longer than this one. I'm tempted to tear the whole thing apart and see what I can do myself. Any ideas where to start?\015\012Thanks! CF\015

Answers :

Reading of another poster's similar issue caused me to realize there was indeed a third filter in this bagless vacuum cleaner. It was saturated with thick dust that was difficult to remove. Cleaning it cured the problem and I will know better next time to read my manual when I purchase a new item.
\015\012I do agree with other readers though that this particular vacuum is not savvy when it comes to picking up dog hair. It would rather push it around for a while then do the job right.
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