Having problems with your Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System Vacuum ?
I have the vx475 & it smells like burnt rubber. Help!!
Your motor is burning up. If it is under warranty call the warranty station. If not take it to a vac shop
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System Vacuum
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
I have the vx475 & it smells like burnt rubber. Help!!
Your motor is burning up. If it is under warranty call the warranty station. If not take it to a vac shop ... Broan-NuTone VX475 Bagged Central System Vacuum
Belt problem My belt broke. I put a new belt in, followed the instructions, seemed to be right but as I started using the vaccuum, it starting smelling like burnt rubber. The belt was extremely hot. Took it apart, tried again and the same thing happened. Please help me!!!!
Get the old lady to use a dustpan and brush instead SORTED ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
FAN PROBLEM??? good morning! my vacuum smells like burnt rubber (fan perhaps) but I can't find how to get into main part of the vacuum. it's just very rounded with no latches or screws to get inside where the motor, belts and fans would be located. can you help me? thank you
There isn't any belts, and the fan wouldn't be rubber, so not sure what you are smelling. Maybe this picture will help you.\015\012\015\012 ... Bissell 6700 Butler Revolution Bagged Canister Vacuum
Just replaced the roller on my oreck XL, and it is smelling like burnt rubber
If the roller bearings are starting to seize the the belt may be slipping ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Makes a loud noise like a grinding noise then smokes comes out and it smells like burning rubber? When I take the (rod) brush off with the belt then run the vacuum there is no more noise? Please help me thank you
Your belt is worn and stretched and so it is slipping on the motor drive shaft. That is why it is noisy and smells like burning rubber. You simply need to replace the belt. You can get replacement belts here: ... Vacuums
After a few minutes of using my vacume it starts to smell like burnt rubber. like the belt is burningthe only belt I can see looks fine and is turning the brush
But how tight is the belt and how easy is the brush to turn? if the belt is slopy it will slip on the motor drive spindle,,,and it will get very hot then,,, also if the brush head is tight that makes the belt slip too, ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
My Kirby is brand new(Sentria). Everytime I turn it on to vacuum, it smells like burnt rubber. I've checked the belt twice, it's on fine. What am I doing wrong?
Please check out my step by step instructions.....http://reviews.ebay.com/CHANGING-THE-BELT ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I replaced the belts on my windtunnel vacuum u6439-900 cleaner..it works fine for a minute or so then it smells like burnt rubber and does not self propel. Does the v belt need to be taut or loose?
... Hoover Vacuums
Smells (burnt rubber) like it's overheating when I vacuum
I would check the brush roller and make sure it turns good and replace the belt on it . When you smell burning rubber most of the time it is the belt . ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
When using my hoover wind tunnel the last few times it has emitted a burnt rubber smell so my husband checked the belt and is wasn't broken or off but now when I use the vacuum the beater bar doesn't seem to be going around as well as it should be can you help
I take it the belt was put back on !! i would say hubbi forgot the tension arm a little black striker that can go in two ways but put in back wards it will not tension the arm ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
Hoover Windtunnel smells like burnt rubber replaced belts brush doesn't spin when placed on carpet height adjustments won't move
Sounds like you have a bad brush roll(48414115), take it out and see the the ends turn freely or not, if not, then replace it. Also check the the slots that the brush roll sits in to make sure they haven't melted. I am assuming that the ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I just bought the LG200R vacuum. It is working wonderfully but i have only had it a week. I have already had to clean the agitator but this is due to my extremely long hair and apparently i shed a lot. I was wondering if i should be alarmed by the funny smell it leaves in the air. Its not like a burning rubber smell but more like a fresh plastic smell or sorta chemical like smell (hard to describe) and it doesn't need to be on to make this smell it seems to be permeating off the vacuum itself
... LG LUV200R Bagless Upright Vacuum
Rainbow Vacuum smells like something is burning.
Your belt is worn and that is why there is a burnt rubber smell. You need to change your belt. You can find a replacement belt and instructions here: ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I checked the belt and it has not broken, but when I start to vaccum the spinning head stops, and I start to smell a rubber smell...Do you think I need to replace the belt, I did get some string caught in it the last time I vaccummed, and it did stink like rubber then also...
Yes you do need to replace the belt they stretch out. Think of a belt like a big rubber band if you were to stretch it out and hold a lighter to it the rubber band would stay stretched out. That is the same thing that happen ... Bissell Vacuums
Hello, I have a problem with my Eureka Powerline bagged upright vacuum. It has a 12 amp motor and is model #4352, Type D. It was probably bought new in 1998. My problem is, while vacuuming today the motor seemed to slow down all of the sudden and then began smelling like burning rubber. I shut the vacuum off to check for blockages but could not find anything blocked. When I then turned it on again it runs but seems to only be running at 1/2 the motor speed and still has the rubber buring smell.
It sounds like a rubber sealing in the motor has come loose and is being constantly rubbed against the walls of the motor with would cause the smell and loss of motor speed caused by the fricton of rubber against the rod so if you can get to the moto ... Vacuums
Motor is sparking and smells like burning rubber. When it first happened I thought the vacuum had something jamming the beater bar. That was the smell it had, like when the belt gets burned. But when we turned it over, it wasn't jamming. Took off the base plate and turned it on. The motor area is sparking and it makes a weird noise (I assume that is because the motor fails and restarts). I looked for loose wires, can't find any. I believe I need some sort of part replaced, maybe even a n
From sound and description most possible is motor is burnt up sparks usually mean metal on metal either bearing or bushings went on motor if u can jiggle the shaft thats bearing if u rotate the shaft by hand and feel and or hear rough grinding the br ... Oreck Vacuums
My oreck upright smells like rubber burning when i vacuum. i just put a new belt on but it smelled like that before i even put the belt on
... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Smells like burning rubber when I turn on my G6 Kirby vacuum.
You must take of the plastic ends from the wood beater bar and make sure the metal axels are not wound up with hair. I did this monthly with 4daughters ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I've got a Kenmore canister vacuum, Progressive 236123, and there's a burning smell from the belt side of the head--smells a lot like hot rubber. I've cleaned the agitator and changed the belt, but I still get the smell. It's stronger when I'm using "carpet" mode than when I'm using "bare floor" mode. Any ideas what the problem is?
... Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
Simplicity freedom vacuum has a burnt rubber smell
If the belt is continually wearing out I would think that the brush cylinder is not free to rotate. Take the belt off and ensure that the brush cylinder moves freely. If is does not, then you need to investigate why - probably something wound round i ... Simplicity 7250 Deluxe Vacuum
Bristles quit rotating and smelled like something was burning. It isn't the belt that turns the bristles. Can't afford a repairman, can you help me fix it?
Belt can reamin intact but still jam and burn. It won't necessarily break. I suggest you remove the bottom of the vacuum where the bristles spins and where the belt is located. You may have something jammed in there. You may need to remove the bristl ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hoover spinscrub 50 smells like rubber burning
... Hoover Vacuums
Smells like rubber burning, top of vacuum hot
... Eureka 4700A Maxima Bagless Upright Vacuum
Bissell proheat carpet cleaner beater bar is not spinning and smells like burning rubber
... Bissell Vacuums
WHEN I TURN ON UNIT IT SMELLS LIKE WHEN THE RUBBER BELT STOPS TURNING ON A SWEEPER. HOW DO GET TO THE MOTOR AREA?
Mosture has gotten into the motor. Take the bottom tank off and let the unit run for 30 seconds. It will dry out the compartment ... Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath Upright Vacuum