Having problems with your Fantom Vacums FM741 Twister Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

I had my Fantom in for repairs (filter, light, belt, and cleaning) less than 7 months ago. Now its not picking up again and the brushes are not rotating. Does this mean another belt? At $69+ every 6 months, I'm thinking of getting another vacum. Any suggestions? Thanks, Judy


Answers :

Sounds like you are going to need a new belt. It also wouldn't be a bad idea to have the edges of the roller clean because hair and carpet can wind up on the edges making it harder for the roller to turn.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Fantom Vacums FM741 Twister Bagless Upright Vacuum

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 had my Fantom in for repairs (filter, light, belt, and cleaning) less than 7 months ago. Now its not picking up again and the brushes are not rotating. Does this mean another belt? At $69+ every 6 months, I'm thinking of getting another vacum. Any suggestions? Thanks, Judy


Sounds like you are going to need a new belt. It also wouldn't be a bad idea to have the edges of the roller clean because hair and carpet can wind up on the edges making it harder for the roller to turn. ... Fantom Vacums FM741 Twister Bagless Upright Vacuum

Vax 2300 vax v-2300 brush is not turning so changed belt snapped as soon as i put hoover on and getting burning smell put another belt on same again and brushes still not moving only 4 months old


If the roller brush cannot be rotated easily by hand, it is likely that debris is jammed inside the end caps.Make note of the direction arrows on the end caps as you remove the roller brush. You will need to know this for reinstallation. The end caps ... Vacuums

What causes these things to become unbearably loud? We've cleaned evey filter on the machine, pulled every speck of hair and lint off the brushes, changed the belt, no clogs anywhere. I've totally (and I mean totally, down to the brushes on the motor!) torn this thing down and put it back together with no difference. Also have a Eureka bagless, and after minimal use, and almost anal retentive maintance, it does the same thing,to stinkin loud. Wish one would **** up the other to save a trip to th


A clog in the hose or dirt inlet by the brush roll will cause the motor to sound loud. But so will a bad motor bearing, or motor fan, in which case you would have to replace the motor. ... Bissell Vacuums

Hoover Upright U8185-900 agitator brush stopped working...took hood off...PCB display bridge fried...ordered new one & installed...that burned up in 15 seconds...ordered another PCB and new agitator motor...and since I was in there every **** thing else replaced also...took whole thing apart and cleanded even tho agitator brush was not jammed...put all back together...**** thing just sits there with red led lights displayed...this is ridiculous


... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

Whistling noise I just bought Dyson dc 33 multi floor plus about a month ago and use it 6 times because the carpet get dirty / dusty so quickly living with 5 other people in the house and when I use it today by stepping on the foot thing to make it to go down and when I push the botton it makes the whistling sound why is it like that I have read every instructions several times , does that mean I need clean the filters or need to get it fixed . When I first used the vacuum it was not like that a


... Dyson DC-33 MultiFloor Upright Vacuum Cleaner

I have a eureka surface max 300, i saw smoke come out of my vacuum i seen that the belt was broke every time i change belt i run it on it snaps every time ive put 3 new ones and each one break right when i start it it looks like the metal piece is burning it is there a piece missing?? what am i doing wrong?? ugh i just purchased it couple of months agoo not even older then 6 months .. what do i do?


... Eureka Capture Upright Vacuum Vacuum

My Roomba only works correctly when I leave out the rubbery type brush (not the fiber filled brush)...... when I leave the rubber one in, it doesn't pick up & then finally stops & says REMOVED BRUSHES..... I have cleaned every nook & cranny of this thing... inside & out. I finally found that if this one brush is left off.... it works great & has for 2 weeks??? What could be the problem?


Hi,\015\012First let’s try one more time to clear out anything that might be caught inside. For this disassemble the green brush cage unit, partially, from the blue box. This would expose the cover of the gear box. On t ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

Bissell 6595 problems with roller brush. I've had this happen with two of the same model. Each one didn't last more than seven months! First, it became loud when vacuuming, then there was a burning smell. When you try to replace the belt, you see that won't do any good because the fitted end of the brush is melted. The housing part the roller brush fits into is melted too. There's no place for the roller brush to fit into. I tried to upload pics, because I don't see how replacing the roller brus


... Bissell 6595 Lift Off Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Dyson Blueprint bagless rollerball vacuum brush refuses to turn every so often. Everything is connected properly, nothing is clogged in the brush, the vacuum power is turned on and then the brush bar control is released, but the brush still does not turn.


... Dyson Vacuums

I have an 6 month old Dyson 33. Likely need to replace clutch asymbly but still need to change belt's. How do you change those belts without buying another new vacume? Can not remove clutch asym


Here is a video of the dyson clutch change on DC07 witch is the same for DC33 ... Dyson DC-33 MultiFloor Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Brushes only work when Dust Bin is removed!! I have cleaned & cleaned this thing! It runs for about 2 mins & stops, says "Clean Brushes"! and now it's very noticeable it's not picking up well... but is picking up a bit. I take the dust bin out, and the brushes spin.... and it has much more power.... and is very clear it is working! But it's useless without the dust bin! LOL It's only 9 months old.... called customer service, but it was the one time it worked just fine! Of course, I thought I'


HI, If the brushes work , without the bin, the problem , the problem could be caused , due the failure at the bin lock mechanism. There is a sensor that checks if the BIN is connected properly or not. This problem is best resolved by getting ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

4870 Boss Smartvac. The vacuum tipped over and now the brush control lever will not stay in the carpet position. I can't get the brush to turn unless I push down and hold the lever. As soon as I let up on the lever the brush stops turning. Any ideas. The vacuum is only a month old.


The Boss has a slide lever on the top of the power nozzle with two position choices. One position is "Carpet" and the other is "hard/bare Floor". The power nozzle brush roll is activated when the lever is in the Carpet position, and it is t ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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

I have a Bissell Lift-off Revolution Turbo vacuum and the brush doesn't spin on its own anymore. Does this mean the motor is busted because there's no noise when you press the brush button. We've just replaced the belt, hepa filter and a new brush. But its still the same. What's wrong with my vacuum?


Its probably the motor. remove the covers with a #2 phillips head screwdriver and cut the wires to the motor ( unplugged ). purchase some crimps at radio shack to resplice the wires together in the same fashion. ... Bissell Vacuums

Kenmore 116.23513301 Motor runs, but the brush will not rotate. Every time I hit the overload reset button, it will rotate for about a second then stop. I replaced the belt and cleaned around the brush, but the brush still will not rotate. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.


If the motor on the power brush is running the belt is bad, if the motor on the power brush only runs when you push the overload, the overload is bad. ... Kenmore 22812 Bagged Canister Vacuum

Brush rolls of my Euro-Pro Shark vacuum (model-UV 210CN) are stuck; the brush is unable to roll. Does that mean I have to the roll on one end or the whole brush unit? I live in Canada and if possible let me know where I can find a store. Thank you.


... Euro-Pro Shark Professional Upright Vacuum with Bonus StickVac Red Bagless Vacuum

Hoover WindTunnel, month-old belt, now too large to turn brush


I suspect you have been bitten by the Chinese bug.\015\012\015\012A very large percentage of replacement parts for all manner of appliances and vehicles are now being conterfeited in China who we should know by now has no respect for the intell ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have changed brushes, everything on my robot and he still stops every few minutes and says change brushes. any help?


If you still have warranty, call iRobot.if not, look for how to clean the Cleaning Head Module CHMthis is very simple to do but remember you'll need Lithium Grease to complete the job.Good luck ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

I have cleaned & cleaned this thing! It runs for about 2 mins & stops, says "Clean Brushes"! and now it's very noticeable it's not picking up well... but is picking up a bit. I take the dust bin out, and the brushes spin.... and it has much more power.... and is very clear it is working! But it's useless without the dust bin! LOL It's only 9 months old.... called customer service, but it was the one time it worked just fine! Of course, I thought I'd stop here first before calling again! Than


Ok, this is a "Brush Height Adjustment" issue. It will probably work great on a hard surface but on carpet the brushes bog. If you've taken the unit apart already...Sorry....do it again. When you do, you'll see a String which allows the brushes to " ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

It.s anew vacuum cleaner Dyson DC24-ball one, bought only a few months ago..but the brush rallied normally only for a few days. We washed the 2 filters but the brush never started to roll. What should do?


Hi there, its Darran at Dyson.It sounds as though you need to re-set the brush bar. It can stop rotating if it becomes obstructed. You need to simply locate the red re-set switch on the side of the cleaner head and push this button righ ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Roomba 530 makes a thumping noise every secondand stops with a message to clean he brushes. I have cleaned the brushes and filter but to no availe the thumping continues.


You also need to pull off the yellow bearings from the end of the brushes (one on the brush one and one on the rubber one) and remove hair from the axle there. ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

I have an old Riccar N2000 (biege) the belt connects to a little ''tension'' piece or ''guide'', not to the brush directly as in newer models. When moving-- this piece is somehow no longer there? Where can I get another one? Went to shop in town, they want $60 + labor to put the ''newer'' one piece brush thing in.....


... Vacuums

Fantom Fury Brushes not turning. Don't know how to remove the cover over the brushes.


Check the screws in the back side...Hope help with this. ... Vacuums

Just purchased my Dyson Ball DC24 less then a month ago. Its great when it works. The brush does not spin. At first I was able to get it working after repeatedly pushing the brush button and fooling around with the handle position. Now nothing.


If its still undr warrenty take it back i wonder if the switch is broken or a bad connection .i hope this works thanks ... Vacuums

Bissell lift off vacuum about 4yrs old. Extremely noisy. OK until before Christmas but getting worse every time it's used. Washable filters washed, HEPA filter replaced. brush bar cleaned of every scrap, hose empty,everything that can be cleared has been. Noise high pitched, screeching and can only bear to use it for a few seconds at a time. Suction OK.


Sounds like a bad motor bearing. If it is, then you would have to replace it. Could be the brush roll, did you check the ends to make sure they turn easily? ... Vacuums
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0552 seconds