Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
Will only run when tilted (i.e. motor won't run when standing upright)
Ok, I just had this happen today. Very odd...vacuum cleaner just shut off on it's own. I checked the circuit breaker, checked the filter, checked the belt on the roller, checked the canister, checked for clogs...nothing. I then turned it on again...wow, came on in tilted position, shut off in upright position, wand would not work either. I didn't notice much suction as I have twp golden retrievers and when I got half my living room done, not much inside. I called Dyson...usually they tell me to take it in for repairs. I got a nice helpful man who told me there are two motors in this machine; one for the beater brush and one for everything else. He told me the one for everything else maybe over headed or something got clogged in the machine and the motor needed to reset itself. He told me to unplug it and leave it for about 90 minutes then it will work. Guess what? It did! He said there is no reset button so you just have to wait until it cools off and resets itself. So happy I got help from Dyson this time instead of just the same "take it in" answer. It is the best vacuum for dog hair and I didn't want to spend another $500 to $600 for a new one just yet.
You may a short in the terminals on the vacuum motors I just a problem with dc 17 the beater bar would work but the vacuum motor wouldn't turn loose contact on motor. you nee 3/32 and Phillips# 2 to remove motor
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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 :
Will only run when tilted (i.e. motor won't run when standing upright)
Ok, I just had this happen today. Very odd...vacuum cleaner just shut off on it's own. I checked the circuit breaker, checked the filter, checked the belt on the roller, checked the canister, checked for clogs...nothing. I then turned it on agai ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
DC 17 UPRIGHT BRUSH MOTOR WONT STAY RUNNING. TURN
Have a look at the filters first as it sounds like you blokeage ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My dyson d17 will only stay on if the handle is tilted back and it's not sucking at all....although it's running. When i stand the vacuum up with the handle upright, it cuts off.
... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Vac motor runs but belt wont turn - Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright Vacuum
Its time to check and/or change your belt. to do this you want to remove the two screws on the top casing and remove the cover. There are detailed belt change instructions on a sticker under the top casing on how to remove the brush and b ... Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright Vacuum
Dyson DC04 hello, my dyson seems to run ok in upright but when i tilt back the motor sounds like it is struggling, do you think it's down to the rollers being to low and can you adjust height of rollers to overcome said problem? yours chris
Hi.\015\012\015\012If the motor is struggling check to see how easy it is to rotate brush by hand it is stiff to rotate the bearings in the roller may be siezed or the roller could be clogged with hair etc check it & let me know what ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?
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
Dyson wont staND UPRIGHT
Hi its Darran at Dyson. So that we can help resolve this, please call our Helpline on 0800 298 0298. One of our advisors can through some simple checks with you which will hopefully resolve the problem. We look forward to hea ... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum
On an old upright prolux plus, I just replaced the belt and cleaned out the brush motor, ran the vacuum for a bit, then the vacuum motor died...it's always run great. any suggestions of what to check?
... Electrolux Vacuums
I Have a hoover purepower 1800w upright vacuum cleaner that works perfectly except for it wont stand upright anymore. Any advice
Not sure what model of Hoover you have, you may need a new handle release. ... Vacuums
Switch Problem The red switch to put on wont stay on the motor runs but as soon as you release your finger from it the motor cuts out. what do I need to do to make it work as it should?
It sound like the switch is loose if you are able take the handle apart and plug the leads back into the switch. be sure to unplugit ffirst ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Have an old upright that does not pickup dirt. The beater bar runs but the suction motor doesn't. Do not know how to disasemble upright.
I don't recommend taking it apart yourself. The problem could be a switch, wiring, or connection. The motor could also be bad. I strongly recommend taking it to an authorized Aerus Electrolux store for a free diagnosis. Let a trained service tech ... Electrolux EL5010A Bagged Upright Vacuum
I'm trying to get my S7000 Miele to stand upright an lock in this position. It wont , i tried to see if foot release was jammed but cant tell it doesnt seem to release to let it move upright an lock in again..help
There is a rear dust cover that sometimes gets stuck, this will make it almost impossible to lock the handle up. First locate the cover which is at the rear right above the wheels. It's about 2"x8" and ribbed vertically and slides up behind the rear ... Miele S7210 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Shop-vac model 90L550A motor wont run
Yes replacing the link would work, but that would not fix the cause. You have either pulled the wiring to the point of pulling apart the connection or there is a short. Which would be in the way of a grounding effect causing the link to heat and melt ... Vacuums
Bissell upright has weak suction and motor running hot but can't find a blockage
... Bissell 8975 CleanView Bagless Upright Vacuum
The roller brush on my Hoover Z700 vacuum no longer runs when you tilt the handle back. I have tested every part that I can: the motor is good; the "magnetic switch" at the pivot point is good; etc. I'm now stumped. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated as I don't want to throw away a $400 vacuum.
Has this not got a rubber belt drive? ... Vacuums
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
The Electrolux Prolux upright vacuuum cleaner vacuum motor is not running and the brush is working well. What is the problem and how to open up the cleaner
... Electrolux EL5010A Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Kirby G 2001 upright vacuum wont turn on. I tried another outlet and still nothing. I don't see a breaker switch anywhere. If you know of any common problems I would love to hear them. I am very mechanically inclined, I just was wondering if there are any common issues with the motors or power switches etc. so I don't waste a lot of time troubleshooting. Thanks
This might sound a bit silly but check to see if the cord is plugged into the machine correctly if it is check to see if the safety interlocks are all engaged. ... Vacuums
Roller brush won't turn...the motor runs but wont turn..acts like it is seized up..
The belt may have come of or broke..\015\012Turn the vac over so the bottom is facing up..\015\012Remove the scews in the plate cover that surrunds the brush..\015\012Remove the plate cover..\015\012You will see if the belt is ... Vacuums
A large screw got sucked up the vacuum. Since then the motor,which I replaced probably only 12 months ago, sounds very "winey" and when you stand the dyson upright the front brush still keeps going round instead of stopping. Any ideas? David
Sounds like the clutch mechanism has somehow been damaged.\015\012\015\012Have a look at the following site which is a great source of info on faults, dismantling, repairing and re-assembling:\015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
On my dyson dc 28 the carpet cleaning bar turns easily by hand, but does not turn on when the cleaner is reclined from the upright position. The white light illuminates when preseed, but the red light does not illuminate even though the motor is running. Thanks
... Dyson DC28 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum
My Kenmore 116.25812508 power nozzle motor will not run unless I tilt the handle. I checked the connectivity from the circuit board in the power nozzle base to the telescoping wand with an ohm meter and there is no indication of disconnect.
I have had this vacuum for about 3 yrs and nothing but issues with it. It's been in the shop already once and it needs to go again. No power in the power head. A wheel came off of the powerhead too .. keep snapping it back on but it always comes off. ... Kenmore 25614 / 25615 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum
Upright model not suctioning, but motor running
Hi,Often the hose can pug and it can be very hard to get it out... some thing can push sideways when you run something through the hose but then close it up when the suction is applied...Make sure to stretch out the hose and run som ... Dirt Devil Vacuums
Motor runs but no suction on a kenmore upright
It could be stopped up or the belt has broken. check the hose by removing it and drop a coin in one end and see if it comes out the other end , if not your hose is plugged. Try pushing a broom stick from the end of the hose that plugs into the vac. ... Vacuums