Having problems with your Dirt Devil Vacuums ?
Vacuum quits after a few minutes of using, but restarts after sitting for awhile, then quits again?
\015 Fairly new, less that 4 months old. Am I cleaning filter wrong?\015
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Vacuum quits after a few minutes of using, but restarts after sitting for awhile, then quits again?
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We have a Kenmore Progressive Model 116 Upright bagged vacuum with Hepa filter. It's at least a couple years old. For quite some time now when ever we use the vacuum the vacuum motor will shut off nafter about 5 min. of use. We then need to let it sit for awhile and then we can run it again for another 5 min. The bag has been change. Any one have any ideas how to fix this?
I suspect that you have a restriction. The motor sounds like the thermal break is stopping the motor before damage, due to heat.\012You must witness that the entire suction and discharge side are clear. This is not always very easy, but necessa ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged 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
Attachment problem used a new unit w/attachment for 5 minutes...dispensed solution in a powerful triangular fashion. Then the fluid quit dispensing out of the attachment nozle amost like the pump quit working. Primed the unit several times w/ no success. checked for clogs. can't tell if the floor portion is "pumping' or just dribbling solution onto the floor with the trigger. can see no leaks at this point. unit worked for about 5 minutes on apholstery
Make sure everything is filled and secured tightly, if this a new unit it should be something simple ok, also check where machine folds down that the solution hose is not being pinched its right behind the dirty water tank ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
My Fantom Cyclone keeps turning off after 10 minutes of use. I will then let it sit for a few hours and then I can use it again for 10 mintues.
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DC07 cuts out and stops after about 1 minute's use. It will restart after being left for c. 5 minutes. It seems, therefore that it must be overheating, but an independent electrician could not find any problem.
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Our miele red star(s314i) vacuum was running great and quit suddenly. It had not been running for a very long time and just quit. Newish bag, no clogs in hose and doesn't seem overly hot. the over heated warning light did not come on. I've waited 30 plus minutes to try to restart and no luck. Any ideas
Ok, so if the cord test didn't fix the problem, then it sounds like either the plug has gone bad, or the switch. The plug is a very common problem to go bad, and can be caused by just simply yanking the plug out of the wall, or putting too much tens ... Miele Red Star Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have just purchased a new Nilfisk vaccuum cleaner 150 extreme and used it for 5 minutes and switched it offf. When I tried to restart the machine it would not start. I cannotg et it to restart-how to i solve the problem -the power light is on
If you're just purchased it I suggest you need to check where your local Warranty Agent is and take it there for a service. Since this model has an electronic switch (do the lights flash on and the middle one stays green when powered on at the power ... Vacuums
Electrolux power nozzle quits working after just a few minutes of working. i've cleaned the head, but have to push the restart red button for it to go again for a few minutes
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Oreck XL vacuum cleaner quits while being used; then restarts on its own
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I HAD MY DC17 VAC FOR 3 YRS NOW NO PROBLEMS AT ALL, I REGULARLY CLEAN THE FILTER LIKE IT SAYS BUT LATELY I'VE NOTICE THAT THERE SEEMS TO BE A LOT MORE COLLECTION ON THE TOP OF THE FILTER WHEN I'M DONE VACUUMING. IT HAS ALSO STARTED THIS WEEK TO MAKE A VERY LOUD HUMMING TYPE NOISE WHILE RUNNING, I HAVE CHECKED FOR ALL POINTS FOR ANY BLOCK AND NOTHING AND NOW TODAY IT RUN A FEW MINUTES AND STOPS AUTOMATICALLY,IT WILL RESTART AFTER I LET IT SIT UNPLUGGED.WHATS UP WITH THIS THING, IT HAS BEEN GR
The vac is over heating. First, you should try a new filter. Also, keep in mind that after cleaning the filter, make sure that it fully dries. Using a wet or damp filter clogs it quickly. Second, turn the vac upside down and make sure that the roller ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My brand-new Hoover Windtunnel T-Series Pet Rewind Bagless vac simply shut off while I was using it and now I can't get it to turn back on. I've emptied the dirt collection bin and let the unit sit unplugged for 30 minutes to reset the Thermal Protector as per the manual. I've even tried a few different outlets just in case a fuse got tripped, but the vac still won't turn on. What happened? Do I need to return this vac to the store? I just bought it 5 hours ago.
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My Hoover Windtunnel Ultra U6425-900 began shutting off after a few minutes of vacuuming. The time interval became shorter and shorter. If I leave it sit a while, it will start again. This does not happen when I used the attachments - only with the floor brushes. The switch has recently been replaced and the whole vacuum serviced by a Hoover dealer about a year ago. I have been told by a local repair shop(not a Hoover dealer) that it is the motor, there is nothing to do other than replace t
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No power The vacuum worked. Then cut off. I changed the bag and let it sit a bit. Then it turned on. I used it for about 5 minutes and now it's off again and won't turn back on. Is there a fuse or something I can reset?
Miele Capricorn whole unit shuts off totally off when I am using the Miele and I turn the powerhead sharply to the left. It an on-going problem that I have had serviced serval times. The last time the place I purchaced it from replaced the whole bead ... Miele S514 Solaris Electro Plus Vacuum
Vaccume shuts off after 5 minutes of using. will only start after sitting for hours.
This sounds like an overheat condition. You must have plugged air flow, so rather than cause a fire, the unit shuts down until cooled. Find and remove the blockage << Not always an easy task. ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
After using the unit for a few minutes it cuts off.
The electric motor inside your Dyson has a built in over-current trip to protect itself (and you if it seriously overheated and caught fire). This normally automatically resets itself, however if the motor has just about had it, next time it is switc ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Nothing inn the canister after using,suctione working,bottom roller working,no air leaks from hoses.Also when running awhile it shuts off by itself,have to wait awhile to use again
I'm not sure what vacuum you have, but that sounds like a blockage to me. Thermal shut off kicks in, shutting the motor down, to prevent damage from overheating. After waiting like 1 hour it probably comes back on. Make sure hose, filters, bag (if an ... Vacuums
Runs 10 - 20 seconds then quits-restarts on next trigger pull
Check battery maybe is old or not correctly charged. ... Dyson DC16 Root 6 Bagless Handheld Cyclonic Vacuum
CLEANER SWITCHES ITSELF OFF AFTER A FEW MINUTES USE. IF LEFT FOR SOME TIME, IT WILL START AGAIN FINE, THEN AFTER A FEW MINUTES MORE USE , IT WILL SWITCH OFF AGAIN.
Check all filters, if they can be washed do so, if not clean or replace. next check for a clog in the machine and in the hoses. the machine as a thermal device that if it senses an overload or getting to hot, the machine will shut itself off for safe ... Vacuums
My roomba is about two years old. I have not used it very much. It has been on the battery charger all of the time. It had been awhile since I had used it and I pressed the clean button and it left the dock, but will only go in a circle and after awhile, t turns itself off and the on/off button lights up. Any suggestions?
I had this happen to my Roomba and it turned out to be a fried main circuit board. I called iRobot tech support to help get the diagnosis and they insisted on sending me a wheel module for me to swap in but that didn't work and when I called back in ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
My 4870 K Boss is 2 years old. I have replaced belts & filters in the specified intervals. This last time I replaced the belt after a year, it shredded 3 of them on the outside edge of the belt in about 5 minutes of use. I ordered a new brush roller & heavy duty belt which I installed. It began shredding the belt in less than 5 minutes of use. What is your suggestion? Is this a known problem with this model? Eureka says no and is not standing behind it.
The only reason why it would be shredding the belt is if the pulleys were not lined up correctly. Check the allignement of the belt to make sure there is nothing kepping the pulleys from being in line. The other thing that it could be is if the rolle ... Vacuums
DC44 Used right out of the box for about 10 minutes, then I took a break and plugged it in. Went to use it again and after 1-2 minutes it just stopped. The green light on the charger unit is lit but the one on the handheld part is not lit. Is it just charging or did it stop working??
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I have a rainbow e series vacuum cleaner that quit working while vacuuming and will not come back on. I know there is a reset button on the wand sweeper but I was not using that attachment when it sh
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I HAVE A BRAND NEW HOOVER MACH-3 CYCLONIC THAT CUTS OFF EVERY FEW MINUTES. IT IS DRIVING ME CRAZY! IT'S LIKE AFTER 5 MINUTES OF VACUUMING IT HAS TO SIT FOR A LEAST AN HOUR THEN YOU CAN VACUUM FOR ANOTHER 5 MINUTES. HELP!
If it were mine and it was brand new I would bring it back and exchange it. It sounds like the motor is over heating and shutting off automatically. Does not sound good. My advice return it. ... Vacuums
My eureka optima vacuum shuts off after 5 minutes of use, the brush still spins, but no suction. If I wait 30 minutes, it will work again, for 5 minutes.
... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum