Having problems with your Eureka Capture Upright Vacuum Vacuum ?

Why does my vacuum sound like a 747? It works fine.


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Good motor! :)
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Dead motor? My 8 year old Miele S251i has worked fine, until I was recently vacuuming and moved the plug from one outlet to another. When I restarted the vacuum, it made rrrrr.....rrrrrr....rrrrr noises and smelled like something was burning. I turned it off, and it's shown no signs of life since. Sound like a motor problem? I've taken the cover off and looked at the cord and seen the motor, nothing looks obviously wrong, but I'm also not mechanical.


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Why does my vacuum sound like a 747? It works fine.


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I just had exactly the same problem. Opened the vac, checked the circuit\012 next to the motor and it can be clearly seen that the Triac burned thru\012 the PCB. Will replace it and check again. Vac bought long ago, works \012extremely well. ... Miele Vacuums

HORRID NOISE I have took it all apart and thoroughly cleaned it. It is still picking up dirt etc. But the noise sounds like its taking off. It is not that old so can not be the engine my mother has one that she has had much longer and is fine she has also checked it it is out of guarantee but is working the noise is terrible. Can you help???


Hitake out the belt and brush. Switch on. If the noise has gone you know its the brush. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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