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My A 2045 Karcher vacuum's suction is really weak and the motor seems to be working VERY hard. The motor sounds like it used to when the vacuum fell over and went into overdrive! Now it's in overdrive all the time and the suction is minimal. Nothing is blocked and the filter is clean and dry. What do I need to do?
... Karcher K DS 5500 Vacuum
Vacuum overheated and shut down yesterday... have checked for any obstructions, and found none. Now sounds like motor is working very hard, and has very little suction.
These are called "universal motors" and very much overheating will cause them to be damaged beyond repair ... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum
Vacuum sounds like it is working but there is no suction.
... Black & Decker 15.6 Volt DustBuster Vacuum
I have an older Oreck XL vacuum that sounds like it is running twice as fast as it should. I disassembled the entire vacuum, including disconnecting the motor wires, to clean out the hair, string, and other things. When I put everything back and connected all the wires, everything appears to work, including the light. The only problem is, it sounds extremely loud like the motor is running too fast. The model number is: XL3610HH Ser. No. 3610HHXA039740-6 I do not have as electrical diagram to see
... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
My eureka vacuum won't suction and starts to smoke when I try to use it. It sounds like it is suctioning when I first turn it on, but after about 20 seconds it begins to smell like burning and does not suction at all. I have tried cleaning and unclogging the filter and everything. It's bagless so I don't need a new bag.
The problem is that your belt is stretched and worn. This causes that burning smell and it also causes the vacuum to not pick up well. You need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual with instructions: ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
Stopped working Was working fine then it smelled like burning rubber, not the belt I checked. It sounds like the motor wants to run then it just stopped but the light is on. What do you think, go by a new one?? This has been a great vacuum cleaner and I can not seem to find a Sharp anywere. Thanks for your time.
Well it could be the motor, if it is it would cost around $80 or so for a motor. May be better to buy new, thre are a number of good brands out there. ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Dead motor? My 8 year old Miele S251i has worked fine, until I was recently vacuuming and moved the plug from one outlet to another. When I restarted the vacuum, it made rrrrr.....rrrrrr....rrrrr noises and smelled like something was burning. I turned it off, and it's shown no signs of life since. Sound like a motor problem? I've taken the cover off and looked at the cord and seen the motor, nothing looks obviously wrong, but I'm also not mechanical.
... Miele S251 Flamenco II Bagged Canister Vacuum
No suction the vaccum sounds like its working and it picks up a little but it does not suction like it did 2 days ago. It is a hoover windtunnel bagless. the model number is U6600-9RM.
Have u checked all of the filters. I know that when not all the filters r clean the machine will turn on but then it will sound louder and still have no suction. Most times there is a filter under dirt container thats sits above motor and if this ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced
There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum
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
It is an electrical problem in the handle, if you can or know somebody that has any fix it ability it can be fixed in about ten minutes. Oh, and Sears SUCKS!! ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner ...upright....all of a sudden my vacuum started making this awful sound...like a loud buzz...but only when I have it on carpet....when I have it on "floor" mode it's fine....sometimes(although seldom) it has worked without buzzing...and it's LOUD!!....I have only had this vacuum for a year....and no...I have never picked up any coins or hard stuff.only use it for 2 rooms.the rest of the house is wood floors.......what shall I do? Thanks......Gloria
It may just be, that on carbet the brushes make noise that you dont hear on woodfloors.\015\012If there is a hights adjustment, set it higher for shaggy carpet and lower for berber. ... Vacuums
We have a Bissell Power Clean vacuum, Model# 92L3P. A few days ago the vacuum started revving extremely high. We still have suction, but the RPMs sound like they're through the roof. At first the problem was sporadic, but now it's consistent every time the vacuum is turned on.
... Bissell Vacuums
My Dyson Animal has good suction and works fine for actually picking up dirt, but when I use the vacuum with the roller, I hear a grinding/rumbling noise. Its only when I use the vacuum with the brush rotating. It does not happen hen I shut the roller brush off. The belt is fine. I cannot figure out what is wrong as there are no clogs, debris, or foreign objects stuck in the brush or in the belt. The noise seems to be the only issue. The vacuum picks up fine. It just doesn't sound right a
Trace the path of the suction into the tank and see if there is anything loose or ingested.\015\012Also, remove the brush and clean as best you can. Perhaps there is something caught in it. Lubricate where it makes sense with some WD40. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My beater bar on my Kenmore 116.25615506 canister vacuum keeps turning on and off when I vacuum rugs. The suction continues, but the beater bar seems to be shorting or whatever. I checked the belts and they look like new. Any suggestions? The rest of the vacuum works fine!
... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
I have the Dyson DC14 and its like it's not brushing the carpet anymore, The brush is spinning, but its like it isn't self adjusting to the carpet height? It still has suction, but doesn't make the same sound it used to when you'd start vacuuming. Its like it never adjusts anymore???
Hi its Darran at Dyson.It sounds as though the internal hose underneath the machine has twisted slightly. With the machine switched off, lay it on its side and look at the base. You should be able to see a small corrigated hose. Simply t ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Very little suction from vacuum is occurring after I pulled a string from the roller. Hot air is blowing out of unit. Was working fine until I pulled out a string...Suction is occurring from wand.The brushes now make a loud sound too when activated...do I have to take the unit apart to readjust them or something?
Yes re adjust ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I HAVE A FANTOM VACUUM CLEANER MOD.#F1205400. I PURCHASED IT ABOUT 6 OR SO YEARS AGO.IT WORKS PERFECT,AS FAR AS SUCTION, THE ONLY PROBLEM IS ABOUT 2 MONTHS AGO,SOMETHING HAPPENED TO IT AND IT GOT VERY LOUD, KIND OF LIKE A CAR WITHOUT MUFFLER. I TOOK IT APART,AND FOUND NOTHING OBVIOUS. CAN YOU GIVE ME SOME IDEA OF WHAT I CAN CHECK TO RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM. AS I SAID BEFORE IT STILL VACUUMS GREAT. THANK YOU, VINCE
You probably have a bad motor bearing. I don't know if the motor is available now or, these older Fantom's are obsolete along with most of their parts. ... Vacuums
I have a 10 year old AirVac central vacuum system that has worked until this morning. As I was using it this morning, and turned it off for about five minutes it would not start again. The tank in the garage (that accepts the dust) sounds like it is just huming not working. What is wrong?
Sounds like the motor finally siezed on you. Motor is trying to turn but won't thus the hum. Do not allow the vacuum to stay on like this as it may cause a fire. Requires a motor replacement. ... M&S Systems ZX7000 Bagged Central System Vacuum
The suction still works but the primary floor vacuum doesn't. I checked the belt and its not broken. The engine that runs the floor vacuum doesn't engage like it used to
The belt doesn't have to be broken to affect the the way the vacuum picks up on carpet. If the belt is stretched then it will slip and not turn the roller brush properly. Here is the manual and belts you need: ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My 8 yr old kenmore vacuum works well - however the hose has worn under the handle where there is a hole (resulting in decreased suction power). I'd like instructions on opening the handle and bypassing the worn piece of tubing rather than replacing it for $129. Some of the handle screws remove easily but the last one doesn't loosen easily.
Hi,Have you tried spraying the stubborn screw with WD40 and let it soaked for a while? Other than these screws holding the handle together, there would no other way of opening it up. Hope this be of initial help/idea. ... Kenmore Vacuums
Hello! The suction in my Dyson animal is very poor. I discovered small holes in the internal hose, but even after a quick duct tape fix, still having issues...sounds like the seal from the canister to the vacuum is leaking air. I know I need a major repair but my mother in law is coming tonight! Any suggestions? ~Lisa
Or you can do this for free:\015\012\015\012http://www.ehow.com/how_5870417_modify-dyson-prefilter-suction.html ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My vacuum motor started to smell "hot" and sound like it was struggling. Also not a lot of suction. Could there be an obstruction? The bag is new and the performance light isn't coming on.
Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel but I bet you have the same problem and the hose is clogged...Bissell Bagless Upright Vacuum not ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
I have a iRobot 4150 and have recently experiencing performance issues with the vacuum. Recently, it started stopping about a minute after you turn it on. I thought maybe the battery was the issue, but I bought a replacement. It has worked well for the past 6 months. While it's running it sounds like it is going to die, even though it is fully charged. Any ideas?
Yes, a common issue with the cleaning head module, chm. You will need to diassemble the Roomba and remove all debris from the CHM. Also take a look in its gear box. ... iRobot 4150 Roomba Vacuum
Why does my vacuum sound like a 747? It works fine.
Good motor! :) ... Eureka Capture Upright Vacuum Vacuum
I brought an eureka model 2591av shapoo machine in 2004 I've only used the machine 4 times. now the it does not spray out the solution on the floor but it will **** up water, the vacuum part works. I took it to a repair shop, they said it was the pump that was broke and will cost $95.00 to fix. The purchase price of unit was only $129.00 My question to you is does that sounds like an honest or comparible diagnosis.please respond at (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=559297\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I brought an eureka model\015\012Posted by wadda08 on Apr 3 ... Vacuums