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I have a eureka Air speed vacuum model AS1000 that won'tclean on carpets only if I use the cleaning tools. Is it the brush or belt?
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First, make sure you have the right belt, second, i am thinking that you are not lineing the roller up right, it will only fit one way. look at the ends of the roller and the grooves where it slides in, you should be able to see clearly how it goes. ... Vacuums
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Check to see that the beater brush is not frozen up. Pull the brush and clean it, spraying some WD40 on each end piece that holds the brush in place.\015\012Also be sure the belt is properly installed so that the brush turns in the correct direction ... Eureka Vacuums
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Noise Hi... I was doing normal house work and had been using it on carpet... I put it on floor for my hardwood floors and picked up loose clean cat litter and went to put it back on carpet and it made a horrible noise like it was rubbing. cleaned the filter... cleaned the roller thingi ...checked the belt and it is still making that horrible noise. It does not make the noise when I have it on floor but as soon as I put it on carpet it screams at me. Help! Please and thanks Linda
Hi Linda,\015\012Sounds like clutch problems, try to move the lever for carpet/floor back and forth a few times maybe it will free up. If it still makes the grinding noise, the clutch assembly will have to be replaced. Let me know, i can even ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My 4870 K Boss is 2 years old. I have replaced belts & filters in the specified intervals. This last time I replaced the belt after a year, it shredded 3 of them on the outside edge of the belt in about 5 minutes of use. I ordered a new brush roller & heavy duty belt which I installed. It began shredding the belt in less than 5 minutes of use. What is your suggestion? Is this a known problem with this model? Eureka says no and is not standing behind it.
The only reason why it would be shredding the belt is if the pulleys were not lined up correctly. Check the allignement of the belt to make sure there is nothing kepping the pulleys from being in line. The other thing that it could be is if the rolle ... Vacuums
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Dc07 problem I have a dc07 cyclonic vaccum and like this model,however, for some reason,it has been very dificult to push and pull for the past month or so. i have completely cleaned the brush assembly,cleared any obstructions in the hoses,and, cleaned the filter.I also checked the belt tension,wich i thought was fine but to no avail.Be advised that the brush assembly is spinning and suction is excellent. It just feels like the brush drags along the carpeting. this is a great vacuum cleaner and
The dyson uses two belts, one from the motor to a clutch and then from the clutch to the brush roller, the belts that they use are not much better then any other belt ( those you should change yearly ) but you cant just change the belts you have to c ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
We lost our instructions to the Kirby Shampoo attachement and how to attach it to the main unit, the belt and how to use it. We need complete instructions and explanations on how to use this as we have tried and the belt does not attach to the main unit, the brush does not turn and the hops along the carpet and no water, etc. returns to the tray. Please help us with as simple and complete instructions as possible. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, LOUIE CAPLAN
First, you'll need to fill the tank with water (warm or cold). There are three fill lines on the side of the tank. Fill to the desired line and add one shampooer tank lid full of Kirby shampoo for each line of water. A full tank will require th ... Vacuums
I have a new STEAM VAC Dual V All Terrain Carpet and Hardwood Cleaner. I have used it once and it worked well. Now, the second time, I have no water return. I checked the tank location, the brushes are moving slowly (but the plastic surrounding around the brushes moves as well ??) Water is coming out. There is hot air blowing out, but there is no air suction. What is wrong? Ursula Litzcke
Hello litzcke.\015\012There are lots of people facing this problem as well as other problems with this machine. As there are lots of faulty with this product; would not **** up water/air/shampoo, will not brush and lots more. If it is under war ... 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?
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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?
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I own a Bissell Proheat Pet Model 8910. After just a few uses and changing both the brush and pump belts (trying to resolve problem) carpet doesn't get wet any longer. Carpet solution comes out normally but the water barly leaves the section of the tank I fill water into, resulting in carpet recieving to much solution and not enough water. Any advice?
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I have a bissell proheat carpet cleaner purchased in 4-18-2005 for $169.99 from kohls I have used it 6 times and the last time the brushes would not move cause the belt was broken and the end of the pump pulley which is plastic broke off so I reorder the pump unit and 2 new belts and now I see you have sent me a exact pump but the end that broke off that the belt rides on is made of steel or aluminum much strong piece of equipment I want to know if there was a recall for the machine due to mecha
I've owned my Bissell for over 5 years now & LOVE it! Even after vacuuming It pulls up tons of dog hair I never realized was there! I am having a similar problem, but I caused it myself & think maybe you may have the same problem, cross you ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
MY VACUUM ISN'T PULLING AS STRONG AS IT USED TO SO I THINK IT NEEDS A NEW BELT. I CAN'T FIND THE MANUEL ON IT SO I NEED SOME INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CHANGE THE BELT. I DON'T WANT TO BREAK MY VAC. CAN SOME ONE PLEASE INSTRUCT ME ON HOW I SHOULD CHANGE THE BELT PLEASE. TYPE VAC: EUREKA THE BOSS WHIRLWIND LITE CYCLONIC POWER CANISTER TYPE VAC. THE HANDLE IS DETACHABLE TO CLEAN IN THE CORNER WITH A SMALL EXTENSION.
You can get Eureka replacement belts here:Eureka Vacuum Betls ... Vacuums
I bought a Bisell Pro-heat carpet shampooer and had the belt break after one use. Tried to buy replacement belts only to discover that store out of stock. Question: Is there such a thing as a "generic" or universal brush belt?
Hello,\015\012\015\012No unfortunately not. Some brands of vacuums and steam cleaners have similar belts that can be used on several different models, however this Bissell carpet cleaner has a very unique belt, that is really unlike any ... Bissell Carpet Cleaner Powerbrush Deep Cleaner Vacuum
PROBLEM I HAVE CLEANED PART OF MY CARPET, BUT WHAT SUCKS UP THE DIRT OR WATER AS CARPET WAS WET, I HAVE WATCHED A VIDEO, BUT DIDN'T GO FAR ENOUGH TO EXPLAIN THIS, AND WHAT DOES THE BELT DO THAT IS LOOSE FITTING IN BETWEEN EACH SIDE OF BRUSH. KINDEST REGARDS
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Oreck xl doesn't pick up dirt but rather blows air out. Brush is clean but the belt and brush should be replaced however I am reluctant to put money toward vacuum if it's a broken machine. I think it's about 10 yrs old. I got it from a family member.
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