Having problems with your Dirt Devil Vacuums ?

We own a dirt devil model 088600, and are experiencing a problem with the belt wearing away a section between where the belt connects to the brushes and the motor. There is a lot of plastic/rubber residue coming out from the vacuum. We have tried new belts only to find the same problem occurs. I noticed that the source of the dust is coming from the section between the brushes and motor, where there appears to be a section that is misshapen and melted. I looked up the schematic online and can't


Answers :

If you are certain that the belt is seated correctly and the beater bar is nested in its holder and the cover of the assembly has been properly installed and you still see a contact area between the belt and cover, you should either: return the vac to the place you purchased it for a replacement or just remove a small section of the cover that it is making contact with.. You can use a dremel tool , jewelers saw or equivalent to make that change. Have you compared your vacuum with another one to see if there are differences or other vacs have the same problem? Just a few ideas that may help you...
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dirt Devil Vacuums

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 :

We own a dirt devil model 088600, and are experiencing a problem with the belt wearing away a section between where the belt connects to the brushes and the motor. There is a lot of plastic/rubber residue coming out from the vacuum. We have tried new belts only to find the same problem occurs. I noticed that the source of the dust is coming from the section between the brushes and motor, where there appears to be a section that is misshapen and melted. I looked up the schematic online and can't


If you are certain that the belt is seated correctly and the beater bar is nested in its holder and the cover of the assembly has been properly installed and you still see a contact area between the belt and cover, you should either: return the vac ... Dirt Devil Vacuums

Hi, I have a Dyson DC04, (silver/lime) making ear popping screams! Does not happen all the time, and more noticeable when it is pulled back.The suctions not a problem and no funny smells or strange noises from the motor. Ive taken the base plate off and the belt and brush bar seem fine, but when I turn the belt, it seems to be the motor spindle thats squeaking, almost as if it need oiling, any help please


... Vacuums

I have a problem with my model 6585-3 bissell upright powerforce bagless turbo with turbo brush vacuum The brush has quit spinning upon removal i noticed that one side of the brush was free to spin the other side that has the rectangular piece to help hold into place seems to be locked up and will not spin is it corroded or have i lost a piece that joins with it that allows it to spin freely belts are good and motor is turning brush will not budge


... Vacuums

I have a Filter Queen Majestic 360 and am having problems with the powerhead. There is a loud rattling noise in the powerhead, especially when I vacuum thicker carpet. I have replaced the motor, roller brush, and belt, but the rattling remains. It sounds like it is coming from the roller brush area,and when I turn the powerhead over, it rolls free and sounds fine. Any thoughts?


Hi there, as per your information i guess its a problem of power transformer. He can't supply the proper power in the motor & thats why the noise will come from the transformer. Thanks & waiting for your feedback. ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.


The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums

Aquavac runs for short time then cuts out blowing the RCD . Have rewired mains cable thinking a broken or loose wire... still same problem. Have also noticed that a lot of sparks etc coming from the motor brushes. Vac approx 10-15yrs old.Aquavac is model 6310B


... Vacuums

After using switch to go from floor to carpet, noticed the roller brush not working, and therefore the self-propelled feature also not working. Replaced what I thought was the problem, a loose belt, but still does not work. Motor runs and there is suction...???


... Hoover Ultra U6430-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I own a Bissell Proheat Pet Model 8910. After just a few uses and changing both the brush and pump belts (trying to resolve problem) carpet doesn't get wet any longer. Carpet solution comes out normally but the water barly leaves the section of the tank I fill water into, resulting in carpet recieving to much solution and not enough water. Any advice?


... Bissell 8910 ProHeat Clear View Upright Vacuum

My bissell model 18Z6 has developed a loud noise and vibration when the brush is running. I have removed the brush assy and cleaned all the hair, etc but still the noise. I ran the brush motor with the belt disconnected and all seemed ok, but of course there was no load on the motor. I suspect a problem with the brush assy bearings or axle or both but I hate to just throw parts at the problem. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


... Bissell Vacuums

Noise My Dyson DC08 is making a loud, rough, vibration/noise that seems to be coming from the from the rotating brush housing. I replaced the old belt which was several years old and slipping. When I run the motor with the new belt removed the machine sounds normal. The bearings on the rotating brush seem to be running smoothly when turned by hand both when out of the brush holder and when installed in the machine. I can't find anything rubbing on the belt or rotating brush. I applied a bit o


Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.\012I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty with your Dyson vacuum. From your \012description, it sounds like the model number you've supplied may not be correct, \012as DC08 is a cylinder vacuum which doesn't use ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

Bissell 8920 proheat x2 brushes not turning i only noticed this after i finished cleaning.. or kinda cleaning because of the brushes ntot turning.. water comes out fine suction is fine but its not scrubbing so its not as clean as it could be. manual part works well water coming out hot. I did take it apart and cleaned off all the hairs in hopes maybe that was it.. put it together still nothing.. No idea how the belts should look onit and i cant find a picture or a video showing how belts look o


Hello,\015\012\015\012Here's a link to a very helpful video that shows you step by step on how to access and replace the belt on your machine. When the brushes stop spinning, but the rest of the machine works fine, this is a tell-tale ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

Hoover windtunnel t series belt is loose- roller brush doesnt turn. Its brand new belt is slipping. we bough new belts and putthem on same problem. Can not find solutio in manual. Is the belt supposed to go around the "metal pulley". I know it goes around the little metal motor thing, then thru the guide and around the brush. What is the metal pulley??? Is is the larger round silver thing between the guide and roller?


I also have a loose belt and have bought additional belts but have the same problem. I put the it around the metal rotor and around the brush roller a shown by he Hoover video, and it is loose. ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum

I have a Kirby Dual Sanitronic '50' Vacuum Cleaner I bought in 1966. The motor does not start when I attach the belt lifter of the rug nozzle. When I remove the rug nozzle and detach the belt from the motor fan shaft the motor starts when I depress the nozzle switch and the power switch . Seems like the brushes in the motor are worn out. I do not have a manual for this unit. Can you assist me as to what newer unit is this compatible to and the problem I'm having at present??


... Kirby Vacuums

Last night as I was vacuuming, I noticed that the belt stop indicator light was on. I pulled out the hair that had gotten tangled around the brush in hopes of solving the problem. It didn't change things. I then unscrewed the entire bottom piece to take out the brush roller. I removed hair from the end piece of the brush roller and reattached the belt; however, I cannot figure out where the microchip is supposed to go so that I can reassemble the base piece by screwing it back together. It seems


Not sure what you mean when you refer to a "microchip" but maybe it is a sensor that works with the belt.\015\012Anyway, if you Google the make and model number of your vacuum you can probably get an exploded view or owners manual that might indicate ... Vacuums

HI, my motorized brush barely turns.It makes a hot rubber smell. I took apart and noticed the spindle the belt turns on discolored from heat. Cleaned it, but still no turning of the brush.The vac is a hoover wind tunnel. As it moved accidentally touched the belt/ spindle and burned my hand a little. Very hot in area. Bright spark from motor noted. Was careful not to touch that part!


That means that the belt is stretched and it is slipping on the motor shaft, that is why it is hot and smells like burning rubber. You need to replace the belt. Here is the correct belt you need: ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum

Belt drive Not only do I need a PN for the drive belt on the Panasonic MC-V7395 Vacuum Cleaner, I've noticed that there are problems with the belt breaking. Can someone also explain the proper way to install the belt over and around the motor spindles and any other information that may help. Thank you.


Http://www.partstore.com/Model/Matsushita/Panasonic/MCV7395.aspx?SearchTerm=True ... Panasonic MC-V7395 Vacuum

I have a CT600 power brush that would not power up. Thinking the motor was bad in it, I replaced it with a new CT700 power brush, I am still experiencing the same problem the power brush itself does not seem to be getting electic power, but the Vacuum unit does come on with suction.


First try connecting the power nozzle directly to the hose. If it works, the problem is due to a broken wire or faulty connection in the wands. At least one wand will need to be replaced.\015\012My guess is it's probably due to a broken or di ... Broan-NuTone VX550 Bagged Central System Vacuum

How to disassemble the brush to empty anything that might be stuck inside of the brush? The motor seems to be overheating, all belts have been checked, all airways are clear and the filter is clean. The vacuum is vibrating and releasing a burning smell, but still sucking up dirt. There is nothing stuck on the outside of the brush, but is there a way to check inside of it to see if that is where a clog is occuring?


If there's a burning smell and the belts are fine, the problem is going to be hot wires causing the insulation to melt, or the motor going bad. Discontinue use and have it checked at a repair shop. ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

Schematics I went to replace the belt, and when I put it back on I noticed the silver pulley that the brush belt goes on has came unattached from the red piece by the motor belt. It is one peice. I can order a new pump, but I need the schematics so I can replace the pump. http://www.vacuums24x7.com/bistclpa.html How can I enlarge this so i can read it?


Well you can right click the picture and save it to your desktop, I did it, but it was alittle blurry. But if this doesn't work for you, post me your email addy and I can send you a better picture. But take the top off, there are 6 screws, 3 on ea ... Bissell 8910 ProHeat Clear View Upright Vacuum

My bissel pro heat cleane's brushes stoped. I checked the belts. They are okay. There is no sign of heat or problems around the motor. Is there a mercury switch some where in the handle so the brushes only turn when the handle is lowered?


Depending on which model you have, you did not say, if the cogged belt goes to the pump pulley, the cogs may be wore away or and won't turn the brush roll. On some other moels, there is a brush roll motor that may have gone bad. ... Vacuums

On several occasions the belt has come off the Hoover Windtunnel beater shaft and had to be re-installed. Is there any way to prevent it from slipping off? The shaft seems to be made so that the middle if it is wider(thicker than either the end or the part closer to the motor, which, to me, is a bad design so I don't know how to overcome this problem. I'd be very grateful for a permanent solution to this problem. Thanks in Advance, mas


Your belt is stretched and needs replacement ( # 38528035 ) . The agitator is crowned so that the belt stays centered. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a Necchi 522, an early mechanical stretch stitch machine. The timing and stitching are great, but over the past few projects I have noticed a balky tendency when I press the knee bar. After my last project the motor almost won't engage. Sometimes there is no sound, and sometimes there is a weak whirring, but no action until I push the hand wheel. I have a feeling that it is either the v belt or that the motor needs new brushes. Are either of these ideas likely, and if so, are they self


Hi,It sounds like the machine is having to work too hard. Have you cleaned and oiled your machine lately? Over time oil will harden and lint and dust will build up on the working parts in the machine causing it to drag and eventually stop ... Vacuums

I noticed that the little side brush doesn't turn anymore and the Dirt Dog stops about every minute now so I have to keep turning it back on! I have dismantled the brushes and cleaned everything out but that didn't help at all. It doesn't really come apart any more than that for cleaning. Any suggestions as to where my problems may lie?


... iRobot 1100 Dirt Dog Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My manual says it is DC07, but it is pink and silver in colour. I have 2 problems, firstly the brush has stopped spinning, but belt appears intact. Secondly there are tiny holes in suction pipe near brush i.e. the little section of suction pipe at base of vacuum cleaner.


Hi there, \015\012The DC07 came out in a few different variations so the colour only indicates that yours has a hepa filter. The first problem can be caused by a few different things\015\0121. the brush roller bearings are worn or siexed. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Burning smell coming out while using a Hoover's upright vaccum cleaner (model U6434900). Replaced both flat and v-belt. The problem appears to be coming from near the motor area. The manual does not provide any information on how to reach that area. Any help will be appreciated.


Took it to a manufacturer's repair center. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0949 seconds