Having problems with your Eureka Vacuums ?
Our vacuum smells like burning rubber. Does it
\015 Our vacuum smells like burning rubber. Does it need oiled? We misplaced the owners manual. It is an older 6865 canister vacuum. Thanks.\015
Burning rubber smell means the brush belt need attention. Make sure the brush is turning freely and replace the belt
Eureka 4481 very loud. Already replaced belt. Any suggestions as to what problem could be? Thanks.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Eureka Vacuums
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 :
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
... LG LUV200R Bagless Upright Vacuum
Motor is sparking and smells like burning rubber. When it first happened I thought the vacuum had something jamming the beater bar. That was the smell it had, like when the belt gets burned. But when we turned it over, it wasn't jamming. Took off the base plate and turned it on. The motor area is sparking and it makes a weird noise (I assume that is because the motor fails and restarts). I looked for loose wires, can't find any. I believe I need some sort of part replaced, maybe even a n
From sound and description most possible is motor is burnt up sparks usually mean metal on metal either bearing or bushings went on motor if u can jiggle the shaft thats bearing if u rotate the shaft by hand and feel and or hear rough grinding the br ... Oreck Vacuums
Burning smell I had purchased a hoover widepath tempo vacuum two years ago and recently when I turn it on to vacuum it smells like something is burning.
The belt needs changed. its slipping. make sure its not clogged with carpet or string ect. first. if not buy a belt at walmart. in stock... ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
I have the Kenmore Model 116.36722600 Vacuum; while cleaning the carpets the vacuum all of the sudden stop working; I didn't smell anything burning; it was almost like someone unplugged it. I checked the rollers and I can move it forward and backwards with no problem. Do you think the motor just burned out? Does this vacuum have a fuse that I can reuse? I love this vacuum and would hate to toss it. thank you
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
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
I heard that a class action lawsuit against Oreck Vacuum is being started because of all the problems customers are having with their vacuums. Does anyone know about this? My Oreck is only a couple of years old and keeps burning up belts. I took it in after only one week of usage when I started to notice white smoke coming out of it and the smell of burning rubber. I feel like I got the old run-around, when the service tech told me he couldn't find anything wrong (but replaced the burned up belt
You are correct about the fact that legal action has been taken. Go to this link to read more\015\012\015\012 ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Smells like burning rubber when I turn on my G6 Kirby vacuum.
You must take of the plastic ends from the wood beater bar and make sure the metal axels are not wound up with hair. I did this monthly with 4daughters ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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.
... Miele S251 Flamenco II Bagged Canister Vacuum
My oreck upright smells like rubber burning when i vacuum. i just put a new belt on but it smelled like that before i even put the belt on
... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Burning when the vacuum was started today it didn't sound like it should and then started to smell like the motor was burning. this is less than 1 year old!!!!
A guess: either there is something in the fans, stuck in the tubes or the belt is being held in position by debris causing it to burn. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Vacuum making high pitched noise and smells like motor is burning
Try repair first for quote and if too expensive then replace. 5 years is about the average life span. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Rainbow Vacuum smells like something is burning.
Your belt is worn and that is why there is a burnt rubber smell. You need to change your belt. You can find a replacement belt and instructions here: ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Smells like rubber burning, top of vacuum hot
... Eureka 4700A Maxima Bagless Upright Vacuum
Our vacuum smells like burning rubber. Does it
Burning rubber smell means the brush belt need attention. Make sure the brush is turning freely and replace the belt ... Eureka Vacuums
My e-2 vacuum runs very loud and smell like it's burning.
... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Vacuum smells like something is burning
Ok...Check the brush roll is free not sticky..Next is the belt okay, not jamming on the brush roll making the burning smell...You could take off the roll and run motor on its own ..finding out if its the motor.. ... Bissell Healthy Home HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Metallic Blue
DC07 Low Reach Vacuum smells like a belt is burning and is making
The lower brush has been jammed - turn off the power, unplug, take off the vacuum dust colletor, then turn the vaccum cleaner over.There are four wide plastic tab locks - use a coin to unlock and take off the foot plate.Take o ... Dyson DC07 Low Reach Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Roller brush does not rotate if there is a belt I can't open that part of the vacuum to look. Vacuum is new but I vacuumed a string that caused the brush to stall for a moment. I could smell like when a belt gets hot or burns it's a surfacemax 300.
You need to replace the belt. Replacement Vacuum Belts ... Vacuums
I've got a Kenmore canister vacuum, Progressive 236123, and there's a burning smell from the belt side of the head--smells a lot like hot rubber. I've cleaned the agitator and changed the belt, but I still get the smell. It's stronger when I'm using "carpet" mode than when I'm using "bare floor" mode. Any ideas what the problem is?
... Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
Eureka 4870: when using hose, brush still spins, vacuum gets hot and smells like it's burning.
... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Rainbow Vacuum smells like something is burning.
When it is running look on top of unit to see if there is any flashing from the brushes, if your unit has been getting pretty hot on top, it would probably be motor brushes. These are not very expenseive to replace and by doing so you will have your ... Rainbow 75th Anniversary Canister Vacuum
The vacuum turns on but wont run smells like burning rubber I took the bottom off and the belts dont appear to be broken but the one connected to beater bar seems like it may be loose
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=542493\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012The vacuum turns on but\015\012Posted by mmetcalf on Apr 24 ... Vacuums
My spinbrush made a high pitch noise and smelled like burning rubber is there a belt that can be replaced like a vacuum?
... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
My eureka vacuum won't suction and starts to smoke when I try to use it. It sounds like it is suctioning when I first turn it on, but after about 20 seconds it begins to smell like burning and does not suction at all. I have tried cleaning and unclogging the filter and everything. It's bagless so I don't need a new bag.
The problem is that your belt is stretched and worn. This causes that burning smell and it also causes the vacuum to not pick up well. You need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual with instructions: ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum