Having problems with your Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Foul smelling odor when i start vacuming

\015 How do i get rid of the foul odor that my dyson vacum puts out when i start vacuming?\015

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Mine smells if I don't wash the filter and the canister, the filter in the canister can get the dog smell (that is what mine smells like if I do not wash the canister after 6 months. just make sure you let the canister and filter dry 24 hours.
Is it a burning smell
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Foul smelling odor when i start vacuming


Mine smells if I don't wash the filter and the canister, the filter in the canister can get the dog smell (that is what mine smells like if I do not wash the canister after 6 months. just make sure you let the canister and filter dry 24 hours. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

When i start vacuming, aafter a few seconds there is a foul smell


Can you describe the smell , burn smell ? ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Foul odor when I begin vacuming with My Dyson


Sounds like you have sucked up something wet and it has soaked into the liner,try vacuuming up a box of baking soda, then let it soak up for a day or two.\015\012\015\012Hope this helped.Let me know by rating me orfor more help go t ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

It starting to put out a hot type smell. I have tried cleaning the filters real well and even tried to see if there was problem with the ozone filter. We have checked and could not find a jam. I know the hose has excellent suction. The vacumn works but the intelliclean sensors will not. It only takes about 15 seconds or so for the odor to start. Then it gets real strong and it makes my eyes water


Hi,The hot smell could be from the belt or the motor. Turn it on for a moment, turn it off, then flip it on its side and smell the belt that drives the brush. If that is where the smell is coming from, then your belt is burning up. ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

Not suctioning/ i was vacuming a small amt of cat litter and started to smell a faint burn smell. now when i turn it on it sounds normal for a second gets quieter and no suction what they heck did i do?


I would change the belt and filter.( belts need to be changed on average every 6 months). now if you smell a burn like an electrical smell the motor is gone. ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum

Vacum started makeing noises from the motor part and starts to smoke alot and it smells bad


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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


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Burned smell hi, I have used my hoover 4 times and is starting to smell as something burned, I checked the troobleshouting part of the owner manual and it says that check the belt, I already did that and everything is ok I used the hoover again and still smelling bad and start to work very slow I better shut off it.. what could I do??


If the motor slowed down this would indicate a bad motor. not cost effective on this model to replace unless under warranty. it is not uncommon these days to see a motor go bad every now and then.\015\012\015\012What are the first 4 digit ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum

Vacuum smell I have a new bagless Hoover Empower Widepath. When I start to vacuum, after only about 2 minutes, it starts to smell really bad, like rubber I would say. Is it band slipping, and how do I check that out to make sure??


Your belt is slipping, it is probably stretched and slips trying to drive the brush roll. Take the bottom plate off, check the brush also, make sure the ends turn freely. The belt runs from the brush roll to the motor shaft. If you can't get to th ... Vacuums

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

Problem with E series rainbow, motor starts then slows down to a halt and smells.


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Vacume Overheating My vacum is overheating and then shuts down for awhile but doesn't start again untill the vacum has cooled down.. Are there any heat-relays or something like that that could cause the problem ?


There will be a filter between the cylinder/bag and the engine. If your vacuum has a HEPA filter there will be one on the other side of the engine. Remove both of these and clean them out with water, allow to dry and replace. ... AEG Vacuums

Burning smell When i start up my vaccuum it gives off a burning smell, it still picks up & operates like it should just leaves the house smelling like ive had a fire. Any advice on how to fix will be greatly appreciated.


Replace the belt. It is probably stretched and is slipping. This will produce the smell your describing. These belts should be changed at least once a year. ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC17 seems to be overheating? Started to smell like something was burning after running it for 15 min or so. I turned it off for an hour or so and then started it again and now is making a loud rumbling noise


You need to replace the worn belt. Here is the belt you need and a manual you can view which has instructions:\015\012\015\012Dyson DC17 Belt and Manual ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Wind tunnel two with bag, started with burning smell then shut off with red light on. Belt is fine but cannot get it to start again.


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My wife and I own 6 IRobots: 1 Scuba 1 Dirt Dog 4 House cleaning vacume models All of them are not working, so I decided to try and solve the problems with two of them: One is a dirt dog and the other a house cleaning vacume Rumba. Given: Battery is fully charged Reaction: I start both of them. They run for about 2 to 3 seconds They come to an abrupt stop as if there is a rock in the gears. Help


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The brush roller stops turning and I can smell the belt burning, then it will catch and start working normal. I looked under the plate to check the belts and they looked okay and no hang ups of string or anything. The only thing that seemed weird was that the smaller belt that actually attaches and turns the roller is a bit loose. The larger belt is tight but looks like its the one that is burning and causing the smell.


Better to replace both belts the smaller one is stretched out thats whyits slipping ,be sure to clean the old rubber off the motor shaft before replacing the belts.it will cause the new belts to run unevevly and go bad before their time ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

The breaker on the vacuum trips after about 3 seconds on. The canister was extremely full and started to smell like burnt wood, we fully cleaned out the unit. Now when the vacuum is turned on, the motor sounds weak, and then turns off in a matter of seconds,and we have to reset the breaker on the vacuum to get it to start again for another few seconds.


This sounds indicative of a worn set of carbon brushes on a dieing motor for a central vac. the armature is ,likely damaged causing teh breaker to blow. Please post back with more details as to make and model. Do not atempt to run the vac ... Vacuums

I was vacuming with the hose only with my kirby generation 3 vacum and it suddenly made a different sound and smelled strong of burning. I immediately shut it off and unplugged it. It IS about 30 yrs old. Do you think it is worth taking in to pay someone to look at it or it just bit the dust?


It might be the belt and if it is it will be a sipmle fix. If it isn't I think It's time to bite the dust and buy new. You won't believe what you old vacuum was not sucking up and for what it would cost to repair vs buying new it would be about the s ... Vacuums

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

My Wertheim vacum 2000 makes the house smell but not a burning smell


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I have a Hoover, Steam spin scrub, Model F5897-900. Only used it a couple times and the motor gave out. First started being noisy then a bad smell. It did seem noisier that what I would expect from the start but I didn't realize it was a problem with the shaft of the motor. I took it apart and found the motor shaft wasn't true and causing sparks. The motor looks like it can not be taken apart and repaired. This seems like a default from the beginning but it is past warranty. Also noti


You will have to replace the motor and the hose asm. thehooverstore.com may be able to help, or you should be able to find a repair shop that can order them for you. ... Vacuums

Won't start. My son was using the vacuum & Didn't change the bag. The vacuum was making the full bag smell, but the light was't on & it didn't stop. I stopped him, changed the bag, checked the filter, closed the compartments & turned on the vacuum. Nothing happened. I checked to be sure that it was plugged in, that wasn't the problem. I've let the vacuum "rest" for several days, It still won't start. Any suggestions?


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Sounds like the motor burned up. not sure if travel adapters will handle a large load like a motor, around 8 or amps. power needs in US are 110 volts ac, 60 hertz.I believe UK is 220 volts and 50 hertz. usually when a vac is brought to eu ... Kirby Vacuums

Burning when the vacuum was started today it didn't sound like it should and then started to smell like the motor was burning. this is less than 1 year old!!!!


A guess: either there is something in the fans, stuck in the tubes or the belt is being held in position by debris causing it to burn. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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