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I have a Panasonic MCE6003 vacuum cleaner. I regretfully leant it to a neighbour and it came back full of dog hair and keeps cutting out. I cleaned out the dust container and the main filter but it still kept cutting out after 5 minutes. I decided to unscrew the part with the motor and wash the filter inside.It was all going well until a large rubber washer bit, a piece that looks like the thermostat and a little white button attached to two black wires fell out and now I have no idea how to put

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How do I clean the bag? I loaned it to someone that had 4 dogs! Needless to say the bag was very dirty, full of dog hair and smells really bad. I emptied the bag out but still cannot get all the hair out and wondered about how to clean the bag. Can I wash it? Thanks so much, Cindy

Yes you can wash it if it is from textile material, hand wash it i recomand, but not to sure if u can get all the hair out, but at least it will smell nice.\015\012\015\012A new bag isnt't to expensive either, depends on the model.\015\012\015\ ... Vacuums

I cleaned out my dyson ball as it smelt when i hoovered, cleaned filters, washed out canister and took the screws out of the front bar so i could clean near the brushes.. now its making a high pitched noise and when i switch it off it makes a noise like an engine shutting down! Have i disturbed the motor?

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I have a Dirt Devil Vision and when I put a clean canister back in place the suction at the bottom of the filter clogs up and very rarely go into the canister. Also where the air blows out of the motor, I will get particals that will blow out. I have checked where the belt is and also the suction tube. Do you have any ideas how to fix this problem?

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My dyson vacuum cleaner doesn't seem to have the same suction power it used to. I have cleaned out the canister and have taken apart the vacuum head (for cleaning carpets) and it doesn't seem to be blocked but it seems to lose suction by the time it reaches the head. The suction is strong at the end of the hose (where you attach the telescopic attachment with vacuum head) Any ideas? Thanks, Irene

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Canister problem When I lift the canister off to empty it, the flap at the bottom swings open, depositing 3 dog's worth of hair on my foot! The flap won't stay closed - even after I cleaned off the seal. HELP ME! Please.

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Cleaning! To clean the cyclonic cone Dyson say to use can-air? that may be ok for computers but not to blow out the dirt and dust from the cone in question. Someone else here suggested to use a real compressor! Well dahhh I knew that! Should I do the blowing in the living room? or may be in the bathroom? Seriously what I need is an assy. drawing to take it apart and washing it Any ideas where I can get one? Thank you John

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Dyson Animal motor is running, beater bar is turning but very little if any suction. No suction from hose either. The inside canister is filling and moving, so there is some dirt being sucked in there. I have thoroughly cleaned all filters but not sure what is causing the problem. Any ideas?

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My fuller brush household canister vacuum doesn't have as much suction as usual. I've changed the bag and cleaned filter. Any other ideas?

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Hoover steam vac model 7210-900 problem: when i install canister of cleaning solution it immediately starts flowing out of the outlets where the brushes are located. any idea on solution to thisproblem?

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My DC17 is only a few months old, but I've already had to clean the filter. Since I reassembled everything, I'm finding chunks of carpet fiber and dog fur on top of the filter inside the filter container. Iam getting slightly less suction from the floor assembly as well. I've checked the hoses, brush, and brushed out the inside of the plastic container, but hasn't helped. Ideas??

Everyone needs to own an air compressor,\015\012if you own a bagless vacuum\015\012\015\012You blow it out every other time you use it.\015\012\015\012Without compressed air, all vacuums will just\015\012basically ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

With cleaning carpets with the Stowaway when the head gets a blockage it makes a high pitched whining sound and requires unblocking - then works fine. Now when vacuuming the head always makes the same sound when the head is against the carpet. you can also see that the rollers are slow or stopped. We have pulled the Stowaway virtually completely apart and checked for blockages as well as washed the filter and no difference. Any ideas?

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Dog smell after cleaning

This is an inherent problem with bagless vacuums. The filter(s) will absorb odors and odors will get trapped in places that you cannot clean. This is why I always recommend bagged units. They are easier to clean and the odors go out with the bag. Abo ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hi have a 4 year old Dyson dc 14 Animal that with regular cleaning out has survived 2 dogs and 2 kids. Yesterday it would not switch on changed fuse and no luck, Original not blown as tried on other appliance.Have you any ideas for me Regards Graeme

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We have a Hover F7411-900 which runs great but for some reason the wash does not dispense the cleaning solution. It works fine on rinse but not on wash. We tried cleaning the round piece at the base of the cleaning solution but that did not fix the problem. How can you repair so that the wash will work.

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I cleaned out my brush in the bottom front, cleaned out the small tubing going into the canister, and the canister itself. I also changed the filter.I snapped everything back into place, but Since then, it doesn't seem to have any suction and there seems to be a space between the canister and the bottom of the vacumm where the canister sits. At that area, you can feel air coming out when trying to vacumm and it just doesn't pick up, it seems to be just blowing stuff around.

You need to really look at it some thing is out of line you shooed not have\015\012any spaces in the top or bottom\015\012pull the canister back out and look at the pins that you lined up with the\015\012to ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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

Both of them have identical issues? Can you please provide the actual part number of them? It should be on the bottom or inside the battery area somewhere.ThanksTim ... iRobot 1100 Dirt Dog Bagless Robotic Vacuum

I am getting a lot of dog hair on the filter after cleaning one room, this is something new. I cleaned as many parts as I can. It seems like the dog hair is moving from the clear canester onto the top of the filter, any thoughts??

The cone in the tank has a black gasket make sure it hasn't slid to far up ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I had the vacuum cleaner question about the canister and the wand/powerhead... the Kenmore Progressive Vacuum canister model 116.25812 and the canister not powering off without unplugging the vacuum. The solution I received that they both run on their own switch so it is normal makes sense. However, is there a power switch on the canister anywhere? The only way for the canister to be turned off is by unplugging it. Any ideas? One would think there would be a switch. I am new to fixya and hope

Hi. On some models, one switch controls all of the power. Your issue, which is no working switch is almost certainly a blown triac on the circuit boar ... Vacuums

Dosenot seem to clean the carpets as good as before, we have cleaned the filter and keep the canister cleaned. What else might it be; I bought it for the express purpose to clean animal hair off my carpet?

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I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano

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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

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Washing the cyclone

Hi John.\015\012\015\012Try this site for help http://dysonmanuals.llc.nu/ \015\012The Dc08 poor suction manual covers complete strip down of the cyclone unit, ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
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