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Burning rubber smell - Dirt Devil Vacuums

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My Dirt Devil Vibe bagless vacuum started giving off a burning smell. The brush roller was jammed with hair. I immediately shut it off and cut the hair out of the rollers with scissors until it turned freely. When I turned it back on, the smell was gone but there's no suction now. Did I ruin the belt or something else?

It's more likely there's a clog in the hose somewhere, possibly where it connects to the power nozzle. Detach hose and check the PN. \015\012If there's no clog in the PN, detach hose completely from machine and try to drop a marble or coin th ... Windsor SR12 Sensor Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dirt Devil Jaguar Bagless Upright Burning Smell

Take the belt off again you will see burnt rubber from the old belt stuck to the motor shaft.you can take a fine piece of emery cloth and clean the shaft down to its polished finish.always good to do this after each belt.check the brush roller and se ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum

When i replace the belt15 on the dirt devil vacuum it burns off the rubber.

Something is preventing the beater-brush from spinning. Be sure to clean all hair and debris while you have it apart. ... Vacuums

Something is moving around inside the vacuum (Dirt Devil Featherlite), sounds like plastic ou metal just rattling around and if left on too long it smell like burning. Can it be fixed?

If it smells like electrical burning or not like rubber then its probably your motor bearings making all the noise which means its not worth repairing. ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum

Loud motor burning smell - Dirt Devil UD40130 Featherlite Bagless Upright Vacuum

Beater brush is most likely blocked, belt is turning -- UNPLUG UNIT, Clear obstruction and clean unit thoroughly... should be fine. ... Dirt Devil UD40130 Featherlite Bagless Upright Vacuum

The powerhead on my Dirt Devil keeps cutting out, and after a few minutes, making a burning rubber smell. Only used it less than a dozen times (same thing happened with my Hoover!) It is free of hair etc...

Sounds like you've done a lot of troubleshooting on this unit. It could be that the bushings are worn and the "play" in them is causing them to seize (this is often accompanied by a chattering sound from the bushings).\015\012\015\012I w ... Vacuums

Vacuum will not **** up dirt from the floor. The hose works fine. There is also a burning rubber smell when I use it.

This sounds like your roller has stopped causing the belt (s) to burn. The problem is definitely in the foot of the vac. You will need to take the bottom plate off to investigate further. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

Has a burnt rubber smell when i use it - Dirt Devil M084600 Dynamite Bagless Upright Vacuum

The belt may be worn or is about to break. It would be time to change the belt. This should solve the whole problem there. I believe the belt is a style 15 for this unit. your closest vacuum dealer should have one in stock. ... Dirt Devil M084600 Dynamite Bagless Upright Vacuum

Smell burning and the brush isn't working - Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum

Belt needs to be replaced ... Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum

Dirt Devil Ultra: grinding noise, burning smell,brush not turning

This sounds like the motor went out ... 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

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

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I heard that a class action lawsuit against Oreck Vacuum is being started because of all the problems customers are having with their vacuums. Does anyone know about this? My Oreck is only a couple of years old and keeps burning up belts. I took it in after only one week of usage when I started to notice white smoke coming out of it and the smell of burning rubber. I feel like I got the old run-around, when the service tech told me he couldn't find anything wrong (but replaced the burned up belt

You are correct about the fact that legal action has been taken. Go to this link to read more\015\012\015\012 ... Oreck XL2200 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

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 Generation 3 Kirby Vacuum is giving off a burnt rubber smell when I vacuum. I have tried to raise the height of the head but it still happens. Can you tell me what could be causing rubber to burn? What needs to be fixed?

The belt driving the brush roller in the power head is slipping. It is really just a big thick rubber band. Where it wears out it slips and burns due to friction. Look at the bottom of the power head. There is a cover plate held with 2 to ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dirt Devil vacuum M85845 broken belts. Can't get

Call all-type vacuum &janitorial supply.lisa can help you.314-275-8006 ... Dirt Devil M085850 Featherlite Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

Smells like rubber burning, top of vacuum hot

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Our vacuum smells like burning rubber. Does it

Burning rubber smell means the brush belt need attention. Make sure the brush is turning freely and replace the belt ... Eureka Vacuums

Burning rubber smell when the vacuum is on.

Burning rubber smell is the drive belt.\015\012there is either a physical binding in the belt housing (lint dirt etc.) or string/hairs around the pickup brush drum. give it a thourough cleaning and re-try. ... Kirby Ultimate G 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?

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Vacuum has burning odor when started - Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright Vacuum Vacuum

If it smells like rubber its the belt. if it smells like electrical its the motor ... Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright Vacuum Vacuum

Burnt smell on my Dirt Devil Upright Vacuum Cleaner Model #085430

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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

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