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Bissell pet hair eraser vacuum smells like smoke


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I have a Bissell pet hair eraser model #3920. It's been working great until last night. I went to use it and the brush won't spin. It also smells like it's burning. I checked the belt and it looks fine, and the brush spins by hand easily. It's not clogged anywhere that I can see. Anyone have any other ideas? This vacuum is only 8 months old.


- Remove the access panel, which is on the bottom of the machine. There are 4 tabs to lift on the access panel to remove. Start with tab 1 then 2-4 tabs.- Check the brush, and belt for any damage. Clean off any debris on the brush. ... Bissell 3920 Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a bissell vacuum model 3760-2 and it smells terrible when it is in use (like wet pet hair). I have emptied and washed the main collection "tank" and unscrewed the filter and washed the flexible filter but it still smell horrible. Any suggestions?


The filter if its dirty in gives bad smell.Also if it gets worn out or very old it gives bad smell.Many other users too have noticed this bad smell.Replacing the filter helped many other users too.\015\012The worst part being smell of the filte ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum

I can see the height adjuster under my Bissell pet hair eraser vacuum, but it doesn't adjust. The parts don't look like they're touching. It's been iffy since I took it out of the box. Now it doesn't adjust at all. Used only five times. Looks like I should be able to fix it myself. No local repair available. Could you help please?


Http://uk.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/3920E_508.pdf\015\012\015\012This is the pdf manual. If you look at page 12 you'll see that the bo ... Bissell Vacuums

Last time I used my Bissell Pet Hair Remover vacuum it smelled like something was burning and it left a black mark on the carpet. What should I do?


When you smell burning like that it usually indicates that the belt is worn and slipping on the motor shaft. You probably need to change the belt. You can get the belts for your model here: ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

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The brush is always turning on the machine even when your using the tools. try not to set it down on thick carpet , or if you can set it on the linoleum. ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

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It is because the belt is worn or stretched and needs to be replaced. Here are the belts you need and the manual which has instructions:Bis ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

My pet hair eraser smells like it is burning all the time and sounds funny. The brush will not spin once you have it on the carpet unless you hold it up a little while you are cleaning but then the whole vaccume is not on the floor. I have cleaned all filters and all and it does the same thing. My sister has the same machine because I raved at how wonderful this thing was for pet hair and mine has not worked right since it was about a year old and hers has had the same exact problem since it was


We had the same problem, and it turned out that the roller wheel height setting had broken, for no apparent reason, and was "floppy" so we had to lock it in to one setting with epoxy. Limits utility, but it works. Sort of. ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

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I have to replace the power cord on my Bissell upright pet hair eraser vacuum because it is damaged from getting run over by the vacuum. Familiar story? Rather than pay a technician a lot of money, I feel I should be able to tackle this myself (went to college and everything). What are some pointers to help me bravely tackle this without the help of a male (no offense guys)?


Of course, its simple.\015\012Use electric tape to make sure the wires never touch, usually a phillips screwdriver will do to uncscrew the machine.\015\012just make sure you line up the cords the right way, positive to +ve and negative to ... Vacuums

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I want to take apart and clean my D4C Rainbow and my E series 1 speed, I bought both of them on Ebay, and both have odors,( They are suppose to be the vacuum that cleans and purifies the air) that leaves the house smelling like smoke, and musk. We do not smoke, and we do not have pets. Uckie! Thanks'


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We had this problem also, the easy fix for us was taking out the soil container, then reach in and grab the gray cylinder and twist left to unlock it. pull it out, sometimes pet hair clogs the ports that make the cyclone action. Once you clean it o ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

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The motor is bad, when these type of electrical motors go bad the power of the vaccum dies but the motor can still sound like it is running. One way to tell the motor is shot, is the motor while running will be a might louder than it was originally. ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

I just bought the LG200R vacuum. It is working wonderfully but i have only had it a week. I have already had to clean the agitator but this is due to my extremely long hair and apparently i shed a lot. I was wondering if i should be alarmed by the funny smell it leaves in the air. Its not like a burning rubber smell but more like a fresh plastic smell or sorta chemical like smell (hard to describe) and it doesn't need to be on to make this smell it seems to be permeating off the vacuum itself


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Bissell pet hair eraser vac, beater brush stops spinning when on carpet of any length, belt is new, hose is securley attached and it will only spin like a carpet sweeper while on carpet?


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I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?


Hi There,\015\012\015\012When a vacuum cleaner smokes, it is usually only one of two possible problems.\015\012\015\012It could either be that your motor burned up, or that your belts burned. The belts on this particular mod ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

I have had my Bissell Healthy Home for just over a year. I use it once or twice a week on five area rugs and two small bedrooms with wall to wall carpet. Just recently, the motor started to sound extremely loud and it smells like it's burning. The vacuum still picks up everything and all the brushes are turning. Advice? I really like this vacuum and would really like to fix it rather than replace it!


Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel but I bet you have the same problem and the hose is clogged...Bissell Bagless Upright Vacuum no ... Bissell 5770 Healthy Home Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums


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Hello,\015\012Dirt hair and such will build up in the hoses of that vacum. Take them apart stretch them out and run something through them to make sure they are clean. \015\012The other problem is the filter in the bottom of the cup. At l ... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum
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