Having problems with your Electrolux Vacuums ?
Electrolux vacuum making a clicking sound when the brush is engaged
Check that there is nothing lodged between the roller brush and the main dirt channel. You may have to take off the sole plate by either locating the cross head screws underneath or if the hood pops off the top - some Electrolux models have screws now located on the top. Once the roller brush is open to your eyes, look at the drive belt and check its condition - it may be on its way out and needs replacing OR the brush roller has clogged up OR the caps which hold the roller brush in both ends of the roller are loose and need a slight tap to lock them back in.
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Electrolux vacuum making a clicking sound when the brush is engaged
Check that there is nothing lodged between the roller brush and the main dirt channel. You may have to take off the sole plate by either locating the cross head screws underneath or if the hood pops off the top - some Electrolux models have screws no ... Electrolux Vacuums
When I vacuum w/ the brush control in the on position it make a really loud noise, almost like a grinding sound. I have looked at it and nothing seems to be wrong, but I notice that the pin that engages the belt seems to vibrate a bit, possibly creating the noise. It started when I accidentally got part of a plastic grocery bag caught in the brush. Could it have stretched a belt? Nothing is caught any other place and it only makes the noise when the brush in in the on position.
Yes, the belt could have been stretched and is now vibrating and hitting other parts and creating a noise if much of the bag got caught under the belt. If you have another belt for this vacuum, please put it on and see if the noise stops. If it does ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
High pitch My Hoover fusion vacuum cleaner began making a high pitch sound that makes it very annoying to vacuum. I cleaned all the things I could clean. I even cut out all the hair that was entangled in the brushes. Any idea what is causing the sound. It sounds like an siren is going off.
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DYSON DC14 While vacuuming the living room, the rotating brush started making an awful loud grinding sound. We opened the intake port, cleaned the brush but to no avail sound still persists once you lower the vacuum handle in an attempt to clean. Was wondering if there was anything that can be done?
Take the bottom plate off and check the belt. Also, rotate the brush by hand - it should turn with only a moderate resistance from the belt, or very little if you take the belt off. If it is hard to turn, or if the belt is stripped-out right where it ... Vacuums
I replaced the belt on my Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum and the brush roller rubs and makes a very loud noise when turned on. I have gone exactly by the manual instructions and made sure the belt and end caps were on correctly, but the bristles still rub the back and it makes a very loud noise. Without the brush roller in the vacuum, it sounds and runs normal. What could the problem be?
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My Dyson DC 14 is making the horrible "ratcheting"sound only when the brush is engaged on the carpet setting. I have cleaned the brush, so there are no obstructions, the canister is empty and properly on the unit. I checked to make sure all of the "traps" and hoses are clear of obstructions, the belt is on the brush securely and moves freely, the brush itself spins freely, but there is still the "ratcheting" noise. Any other suggestions?
Our DC33 was making the same ratcheting sound immediately upon placing the cleaner/brush head on the carpet. We carefully pulled the beater/brush bar out of the vacuum. Once removed, we pulled the black plastic end off of the center rod. We discovere ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Dyson dc07 The rotating brush on the bottom of my vacuum was filled with strings. I removed the brush by undoing all yellow plastic screws from plate. Removed all strings and replaced as best I could and it was hard to get the brush back in and the belt around it. I dont have my manual but it fits so it should be correct....? Right? No, not true, because when I turn it on and try to and vacuum (by lower canister with foot release) it makes that terrible ratching sound). Please help
The loud ratching is a warning to tell you that there is something stopping the roller bar from rotating this is a very common thing lay the machine on the floor front side down take off the bottom plate and just check the belt is in the centre of th ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The roller-brush on my Dyson DC17 makes a terrible noise at all times. I removed the cover and extracted all debris from this area, making sure all connections were as secure as possible, but that didn't improve it any. The vacuum still seems to vacuum okay, but the noise sounds horrendous. How do I fix it?
Check the belt to see if a layer or piece of it has come loose and is flappping around.\015\012Check for any loose parts that could be getting hit by the brush or other moving parts.\015\012Make sure the brush it tightly in place and can ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My vacuum is making a loud whirring sound and is hotter than normal.
Hi Kelsey! I understand how frustrating this must be. Dirty filters or a clog can cause the vacuum to change sound and be hotter than normal. Here is a quick link to troubleshooting the excessive noise:\015\012 ... Bissell Cleanview Helix Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleanview Helix Bagless Upright Vacuum, 95P1
Hello. I took the sole plate of to clean the brushes on my dyson dc14 however the brush part came out and i put it back in but since then whenever i switch it over to carpet setting it makes this really horrible clicking grinding sound its only new have only used it a couple of times.
You really need to take the sole plate back off and make sure the belt is running exactly where it's supposed to go and not looped over a piece of plastic or anything. More important is that you make sure the ends of the brush are seated properly an ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Hi I have the electrolux vacuum 6500 SR bought in the early 90's ish... It is making a very load sound when i turn it on like a grawl or grinding sound. What could this be? Motor Belt or other???
Based on what you have said it sounds like the bearings in the electric motor are finished, probably just as cheap to buy another vac, sorry. ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum
Vibrating When I turn on the vacuum , the bottom where the brush is vibrates to make a loud sound. I cleaned the brush and took the gray plate off. when replaced made louder.
I misunderstood the original suggestion to fix this issue. It was a misalignment on the beater bar. I fixed that and voila! Vacuum is perfect again. Thank you ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have the Dyson DC14 and its like it's not brushing the carpet anymore, The brush is spinning, but its like it isn't self adjusting to the carpet height? It still has suction, but doesn't make the same sound it used to when you'd start vacuuming. Its like it never adjusts anymore???
Hi its Darran at Dyson.It sounds as though the internal hose underneath the machine has twisted slightly. With the machine switched off, lay it on its side and look at the base. You should be able to see a small corrigated hose. Simply t ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My vacuum cleaner is making a loud squealing sound when I turn it on and the brush is turning. It gets louder while vacuuming the carpet. I tried to remove the bottom cover to see inside but, took out a bunch of screws and couldn't get the cover off.
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When I turn my Dyson ball DC25 vacuum on and engage the brush it makes a screeching noise. I have cleaned the brush and the filters were cleaned a week ago and are in correctly.
Check if the belt still is connected and freely rotating the brush. Dyson vacuum belts are not replaceable.If the belt is going bad, the clutch assembly has to be replaced ... Dyson Vacuums
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For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.
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Sounds like the clutch is on its way out it will need to be replaced if you need to see how its done then its on youtube just serch for fit dyson clutch gd luck ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Hi, I have a 560 series. It has worked great but now the brushes won't turn while on the floor (I can turned them by hand)and it makes a clicking sound. The drived motor seems good. Nita
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