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My dyson will quit running in the middle of vacuuming the hose attatchment isnt picking up I checked for clogs and nothing seems to be blocking the passage ways


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My dyson will quit running in the middle of vacuuming the hose attatchment isnt picking up I checked for clogs and nothing seems to be blocking the passage ways


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It will not pick dirt on the floor lint or anything else. Checked all the hoses for leaks and clogs, and have nothing blocking the path way.


Please check your hoses again. Run a broom stick handle through if necessary. Check the passage of air through the hose by applying suction from another machine ... like a ShopVac or similar. Somewhere, there is a clog. ... Vacuums

Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.


Check the inlet down by the brush roll, make sure it is open, if it is then the hose itself must have a clog. If the hose comes off, drop something like a marble in one end and see it it comes out the other end, if it doesn't then you have a clog. ... Dirt Devil M1100009 Reaction Soft Touch Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum

The hose works great, but the head of the vaccuum does not pick up anything !!! I checked every opening that may have been clogged, but nothing came up. When I hold my hand under the brush/roller, it seems to be putting out more air than intaking air. Particles "dance" on the carpet, but don't get "sucked up" into the vaccuum ? I have had the vaccuum only 1 year, so the brushes should not be a problem. I changed the bag, and checked the belt. The belt and brushes seem to be OK. ?


Hi there,Uprights are notorious for debris forming clogs when changing direction. The 90 degree turn where the base suction goes up. Have a closer look . You may need to pull the base plate off to access the blockage.Best reg ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright 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

** suction The best way to describe it is that when I was vacuuming I could see dust clouds at the front of the vacuum where the light is swirling around in the air. It was like it was blowing dust around instead of picking it up. I checked the tubing and found that it was clogged with some paper and hair ***** etc.... So I cleaned it out and tried it again and it still was not picking up properly. I had my husband take all the tubing apart to check for other clogging and there was none. When I


You have an airflow problem. You may still have a blocked intake or tube, also check the filter. The air is supposed to go in the bottom (of course) and I'm sure you k**w where it goes out. You probably can **te a reduction in exhaust. If this is ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Bissell BS3920F upright (similar to the 10N6F) has been working wonderfully for the past 3 years but suddenly seems to not pick up dog hair as well as it used to. It has been pulled apart by my husband to ensure nothing is blocking the hoses etc and when running the suction seems to be there. It seems to grab the dog hair and leave it in a straight line directly under the unit without picking it up. I then disconnect the hose and use to hose to pick up the dog hair. This works well but obviou


Check to see if your brush is not worn down, they do wear with age - compare the length of the bristles with a new one. Replace the brush ir there is a significant difference in bristle lengths. Also check the flexible ben ... Bissell Vacuums

I have the yellow altima vac. for a while now I can not get the darn thing to pick up properly. Or should i say keep it up.. The vac does seem to be getting everything picked up but as soon as you turn it off, you have a mess under the vac.. I have checked for clogks and can't seem to find any.. I have removed the hose, Nothing there.. And yep have removed the yellow thing inside the trash cup.. Is there anything else you could suggest??


If it smells hot, then there's a strain on the motor no doubt about it. Check the suction channel behind the sole plate and remove all of the hoses to check for a clog. It could well be that there is a clog inside the machine after the dust channel f ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Clogged Hose 8 Year old Electrolux Centralux Vacume Cleaner has a clogged hose. Seems something is lodged in the middle of the hose - about half way down. I have tried a "plumbers snake" with no luck, except to clean out some "lint Balls" bot not the obstruction that seems to be like a "nail or stick".


Hi, this sounds like you have something stuck quite firmly in the hose!! If you use a good sturdy stick then you should be able to move the object without any damage to the hose. Check along the outside of the hose first just incase something has pus ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum

Low suction When I start the vacuum, nothing picks up. I tried checking every aspect, but I don't seem understand the cause for this problem.


Check the tube that leads down to the brush head for clogging as well as any motor or HEPA filters. If that still shows nothing, take the cover off the brush head (like you're changing the belt) and look for obstructions in there. Usually, if you h ... Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright Vacuum Vacuum

I cleaned out the hose and removed brush to clean and checked belt. Everything seems to work but will not pick up or suction on carpet. The hose is totally clear from clogs. I can see the floor from one end to the other. What am I missing that might be causing lack of suction?


Hi troupdavid,I see that your Vacuum is having issues with it suction, you mentioned that you took it a part to clean it, see steps below.\015\012\015\012Check if everything is inserted prope ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

I HAD MY DC17 VAC FOR 3 YRS NOW NO PROBLEMS AT ALL, I REGULARLY CLEAN THE FILTER LIKE IT SAYS BUT LATELY I'VE NOTICE THAT THERE SEEMS TO BE A LOT MORE COLLECTION ON THE TOP OF THE FILTER WHEN I'M DONE VACUUMING. IT HAS ALSO STARTED THIS WEEK TO MAKE A VERY LOUD HUMMING TYPE NOISE WHILE RUNNING, I HAVE CHECKED FOR ALL POINTS FOR ANY BLOCK AND NOTHING AND NOW TODAY IT RUN A FEW MINUTES AND STOPS AUTOMATICALLY,IT WILL RESTART AFTER I LET IT SIT UNPLUGGED.WHATS UP WITH THIS THING, IT HAS BEEN GR


The vac is over heating. First, you should try a new filter. Also, keep in mind that after cleaning the filter, make sure that it fully dries. Using a wet or damp filter clogs it quickly. Second, turn the vac upside down and make sure that the roller ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

No suction vacuum won't pick up -- I've checked the bag, hose...and it seems to have no sucking power. The internal hose may be jammed (I vacuumed up a lot of shredded paper), but nothing as far as I can stick in fingers in. I don't have a metal coat hanger to slip down, but I'm afraid that might tear the hose and then the darn thing won't work anyway. :o(


If it is plugged, try using a tape measure, i know it sounds stupid but it will work to unplug your line and will not tear your hose.. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The hose vacumn is not picking up right---I have taken the hose apart---nothing blocking it, but there is something clogging it up close to the collection bag---how do I access this area?


You are correct. There's something clogging between the hose and the collection bag. However, you may need to provide me the brand and exact model of your vacuum, so that I could check the assembly.Thank you! ... Eureka 4870SZX BOSS SMARTVAC PET LOVER Bagged Upright Vacuum

Doesn't seem to be picking up as well as it should. canister is clean, nothing appears to be clogging it.


Check filters, wash them or replace.\015\012Also check the brush roll compartment and have a look under neath to make sure the plastic hose is in tact between the brush bar and the main body\015\012\015\012If no good send comments t ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Clean machine All the belts are fine but the machine does not pick up the water. I think it is clogged with pet hair but don't know where to clean it out. I have taken off the roller, etc. but nothing seems to work.


This is what was wrong with mine....very simple solution to fix:\015\012\015\012Check the bottom of the water reservoir. It should have a black rubber washer attached to the lip that goes down into the main system. If that part is inside the main s ... Bissell 1697-7 Powersteamer Pro Deluxe Vacuum

ORECK VACCUM older oreck xl, new belt , new bag, checked for clogs, does not pick up as it used to, and, much harder to push, seems to grab or drag, why????


Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=747767\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012ORECK VACCUM\015\012Posted by FISHERMAN928 on Jul ... Vacuums

Ive got a dc07 dyson just changed the belt on it as i had to since then it isnt picking anything up at all nothings clogged up had it to bits and put it all back together again properly. The hose is working when i take it off its got plenty suction but when i run it along the floor it picks absolutely nothing up any ideas that i havent thought off. Thanks


Sounds like the hose underneath has become detached. Have a look and if its not that come back to me. Also can yo9u check your U Bend is still on as these can come off. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Bisssil cleaner will not pick up the water from the floor. I checked all the trouble shooter helps and evewrything is OK Checked all belts they are OK. It also will not pick up water with the hand held tools, seems as though the vacuum is not working


Hi,Here is a tip that will give you all the information you need to fix your Bissell Proheat Vacuum Problem. ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

Blocked suction The FLOOR suction line (Hose) is clogged. I Can vaceum the floor, but it will not pick up anything because the hose to the bagless canister is blocked. I can switch from floor to hose and can vaceum furniture. it will not pick up off the floor. I have tried running a wire down/up the hose. I Can feel the blockage, but I cannot get it out. I am afraid to pull the flem hose out as I do not know how it is attached at each end.


Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel ... the hose should just pull out... it is just stuck in there tightly...\015\012Bissell Bagless Upright Vacuum ... Royal 088500 Featherlite Upright Vacuum

I have a Sears Upright vacuum cleaner, model 116.35922500. The vacuum wasn't picking up. I discovered a clog in the nozzle hose. I attempted to remove the cover of the brush unit to clear the clog. I was unable to remove the cover completely, but was able to clear the clog. My problem now is that I cannot replace the cover correctly. Is there a way to remove this cover? Thanks, Elizabeth


When you tried to remove the cover did you have to put a little force on it to get to the clog ... Vacuums

Bissell 37604 Bagless Upright Vacuum. Hose keeps clogging every time I vacuum. Is there a way to prevent this? I am ready to buy a new vacuum, but it does do a great job picking up hair...until it clogs. It clogs at top of hose. Could the hose be kinked? It does not look like it.


That is a defect in the design of that style of vacuum. I went back to my old vac because I got so tired of having to unstop it. The sharp turns in the hose and the molded plastic causes it. Find one without the turns. ... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum

I have a Kenmore DuraPower Dual Cyclone Action 12 Amp that just randomly stopped right in the middle of vacuuming. I assumed the plug had come out of the wall so I went to check and this wasn't the issue. I tried multiple outlets and that wasn't the issue. I made sure nothing was stuck and there is nothing stuck. Nothing happens when I press the red "ON" button. What could this be? Thanks!


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My dyson DC05 has been playing up for a while. The motorhead would start fine with green light on and after a few minutes would stop and light would go green. then the power would go on and off - seemed to only work when I had the handle a certain way. Now no power at all. is there a way that I can check if its the power in the handle section as thats the only way you can turn this machine on? Thanks in advance


As the wires that control the motorhead run all the way down the hose it is a break in the wires you will need to buy the hose assy sorry its not thesort of thing you strip down and repair  ... Dyson DC05 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

We just purchased a Miele upright s7000. I vacuumed for 5 minutes (literally) and it completely shut down. Waited the suggested 30 minutes for cool down, but nothing happens. Waited another 30 minutes and still nothing. My husband checked for clogs according to the manual but still nothing at all. Is it just a dud?


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