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Eureka upright wide angle doesn't suck well. belt and roller seem fine.

\015 Doesn't suck well. Belt is good and roller moves fine. upper hose is clear.\015

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Eureka upright wide angle doesn't suck well. belt and roller seem fine.


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Havent used for about two years. I had to put the belt on it. It doesnt seem to be sucking up very well and after about 15 minutes of vaccuuming the bag was empty. My house got really dusty. I know the rollers were spinning because i looked. I could hear some dirt going in but could definatly tell it wasnt working properly. Is it in reverse or something?


After two years you need to make sure the bag is connected properly and inspect it for tears and that the hoses are connected correctly and not deteriorated. Make sure the hose is clear. You should be able to feel the suction at the end of the hose. ... Vacuums

Brush Roller Wondering if I need a new brush as well as a belt. The Roller seems to have trouble spinning when it makes contact with the carpet no matter how the height is set. Everything else seems to work fine. Do I need a new roller to fix this problem?


The bearings can go bad in the brushroll. It may need replaced, even if the brushes aren't worn. Helpful link....\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Eureka Altima vacuum cleaner that doesn't pick up very well. The suction seems fine but the brush roller doesn't seem to pick up from the top of the carpet. When you lower the height of the vacuum the belt rubs and smells horribly. How can I get the vacuum to pick up better?


That means that you need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need to replace and the manual which has instructions:Eureka Altima ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Dirt Devil bagless upright. sucks up dirt in the front and spits it out in the back. I have taken it apart to check for visible clogs in hoses and checked belt and rollers all of which are fine. what next?


There seems to be no vacuum drawing the debris away from the brush head. Remove the debris canister to check for air blowing into it. Check particularly, the area where the brush head pivots off of the upright portion. Hope this helps! ... Dirt Devil M110000 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Loud grating/rattling noise comming from dyson dc04 when ever hovering upright as soon as i angle back the handle to push it. the belt has not come off, the roller is rolling and not jammed. sucks ok from the flexible hose.


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No suction I have new belts. Everything is clean. No clogs. When I turn it on it smells like rubber , the brush doesnt spin. Everything seems to be free flowing.. Roller brush isnt stuck on the ends. Took off hose to make sure no clogs anywhere. There is not even suction thru the hose with the handle in upright position.


Generally, the problem is that the belt is not running the brushes.  This is caused by one of the following:\015\012\015\012\015\012beater brush is jammed.  This is either an object stuck in the brush or im ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

When using dyson in upright possition does not pick up very well. roller is going round. when you press front to begin hoovering carpets the front doesnt seem to drop onto floor low enough. dont think suction pipe is engaging properly !!!!!!.


Hi Peter, I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC07. It sounds as if the internal hose may have become twisted - you should be able to resolve this by removing and replacing it as shown in the video below. Please make sure t ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Bissell 3760-1 has stopped sucking in the roller portion. The grab n go part are working fine. Checked the belt and it looks fine. Did I burn up the motor or a microchip?


Hey Lisa! Sorry you're having difficulty with your Lift-Off vacuum. Here's a link to troubleshooting steps to assist you with the suction.\015\012http: ... Vacuums

My Dyson Animal has good suction and works fine for actually picking up dirt, but when I use the vacuum with the roller, I hear a grinding/rumbling noise. Its only when I use the vacuum with the brush rotating. It does not happen hen I shut the roller brush off. The belt is fine. I cannot figure out what is wrong as there are no clogs, debris, or foreign objects stuck in the brush or in the belt. The noise seems to be the only issue. The vacuum picks up fine. It just doesn't sound right a


Trace the path of the suction into the tank and see if there is anything loose or ingested.\015\012Also, remove the brush and clean as best you can. Perhaps there is something caught in it. Lubricate where it makes sense with some WD40. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have 2 Hoover Wind Tunnel-self propelled bagged vacuums-U6433-900 model.The roller bar does not agitate, the self propelled feature does not work and, in general, the vacuum is not performing well. I have replaced the roller bar, the v belt and the wide belt. The filters have been replaced and it has a new bag. I have had both of these since 2004 and they were fairly expensive $200 each) but if the repairs are prohibitive, I might as well get new vacuums. Suggestions? I just spent $100 for bel


The Hoover WindTunnel self propelled is a machine that we see in our retail stores (Vacuums Unlimited) constantly. The benefit of having a supposed "self-propelled" machine wears of quickly after the numerous time you will need to take this machine ... Hoover Vacuums

My Vacuum DC-17 has just quit sucking. It has been making quite a racket since I had the belt changed at a repair shop several months ago. I was told that the belt was a new design and figured that was why it was making so much noise. it seemed to work fine, was picking up dirt and all, but today, when I started vacumming, I noticed it was not sucking air either with the belt engaged or not. My vacuum is approx. 5 years old.


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My Bissell 9200 is not sucking the water into the dirty water resevoir. 1. The gasket on the clear-view seems fine. 2. The suction power just doesn't seem powerful enough (feeling with my hand). 3. The brushes turn fine and belt is fine (not sure if that even matters for this issue). Any help appreciated. Thanks, - Matt


Disassemble all lines and check to see if all O rings are installed. If cracked missing or stretched out of shape no suction will be provided ... Bissell 9200 Upright Vacuum

The original belt on my upright Kenmore Progressive broke and I replaced it with the spare that was in the vacuum. The vacuum and spare belt are about 10 years old. Then the spare broke after one vacuuming session and there was a burning smell coming from the vacuum. I ordered new belts and replaced it with the new belt. It seems to be working fine with no smell. I checked the belt after I vacuumed the family room and although it was in tact, the belt was very hot. Is that normal? Should t


The belt heats up due to the friction, as well as being in contact with the shaft of a hot motor. It is normal. ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Suction stopped. Roller and belt working-in fine order. Checked hoses have not found any blockage. Blowing out air or sucking so little can't feel it with hand on hose end. Help!


Either a blockage or the main air filter is blocked , some it can be washed and others it must be replaced I would check the owner manual and look at the filter, foam ones can and usually have instructions where they install to wash them. ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

My Kirby 2HD has started making an odd roaring noise but still works fine. I have taken the front assembly off and cleaned and adjusted the roller and checked the belt. The noise seems to come from the motor housing. I have tried to wiggle the main shaft at the front (bearings?) and it seems tight. Can't seem to get the other housings apart. Any ideas? Thanks, John


It is quite possible, it just needs lubed. The motor comes in direct contact with dirt so, you have to make sure the front bearing has a drop of oil on it from time to time. If it starts to scream at you within one month, after oiling, the bearing ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

The roller turns strong and the belt is new,but the dirt accu-mulates and doesnt get sucked up! there no observable clogs and the filter side vent blows strong.......ive removed beater,belt and am assuming there may be a problem inside the motor housing as all else appears normal..i was an aviation mech in the military and the above is my assessment........


Are you sure you have the belt on correctly?\015\012If it is not, the beater brush will push the dirt, etc, in front of itself and not back to the suction port. ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

My Dyson DC17 Animal brush roller makes noise when it is spinning but not when using the wand. The belt around the roller seems fine and it is not plugged. What else can I check for?


Need replaced belt and Brushbar Assy\015\012Brushbar Assy part no:911961-01\015\012Belt part no: 911710-01 ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Why doesnt my rootcycle dyson **** up! belt ok, emptied regularly, the handle bit where it sucks is fine but not the rotating brush. it sucks up fluff but not light dirt and bits. changed white pipe underneath as it was split.


There is a removable cover on the bottom of some Dysons which is like a U-Bend. On occasion this is a likely spot for blockages. Also make sure that all of your filters have been cleaned. Locate your local Dyson Customer Service from ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The brushed roller on my Hoover Upright Canister has quit turning. Is this a broken belt? A friend recommended a "reset" button--is there such a thing?? Everything else works fine; power, suction, headlight. That belt just doesn't work anymore since we accidentally caugght the edge of a throw rug.


Belt. There is no reset on this model. ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC17 Animal brush roller makes noise when it is spinning but not when using the wand. The belt around the roller seems fine and it is not plugged. What else can I check for?


Hi its Darran at Dyson. You may find it useful to remove the soleplate from the base of the machine and make sure that the brush bar is fitted correctly. Once this is done, make sure there are no hairs or threads wrapped aroun ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My dyson 07 doesnt **** up when im doing the carpet but the hose works fine? when im vacuming it sucks up very little and the hose part seems to be sucking up air when im doing the carpet? would this mean something is plug??? thanks randy


There is a block in the hose take lower hose of and clean ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

We have a Bissell Revolution Lift-Off Turbo 3760-1 and the upright brush is not working/rolling. It only moves when pushing the vacuum. We checked the belt and it seems to be fine. The vacuum works fine as a hand-held. Any suggestions? Thanks!


These belts need to be changed every 6 months regardless of the way they look. ... Vacuums

My vacuum has not been running right..the beater bar is not picking up and the rollers aren't spinning...the belt doesn't need replaced so what else could it be...everything else seems to be running fine???


The motor shaft that spins the belt may have hair wrapped arount it, causin the belt to slip. You can't miss the burnt odor.\015\012Remove the belt and clean the motor shaft. ... Vacuums

It sounds fine in the upright position but when I drop the handle to vacuum there's a terrible whining sound from the front. Something's up with the roller. Can the belt go bad?


If its a loud clicking sound then it may be your clutch is bad. I called Dyson about mine and thats what they diagnosed it as. They wanted $125 to fix it. I went on ebay and bought a clutch and tool to help do the job and replaced it myself for less ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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