Having problems with your Filter Queen Cheetah II Ash - MU305 Bagless Canister Vacuum ?

Our Filter Queen is now making a loud and strange sound along with smoke coming out of the top... smells like something is burning. Help?!

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Thats got a realy bad motor. I don't know if you can still get motors for the model in the pic if that is your moddel
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Our Filter Queen is now making a loud and strange sound along with smoke coming out of the top... smells like something is burning. Help?!

Thats got a realy bad motor. I don't know if you can still get motors for the model in the pic if that is your moddel ... Filter Queen Cheetah II Ash - MU305 Bagless Canister Vacuum

It smells like something is burning and then I saw smoke coming from the bottom, where the roller brush is.

That means that the belt is very worn and it is slipping on the motor. You need to replace the belt. Here is a link to the belts you need and a manual you can view with instructions: ... Eureka Uno 2998AZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

Hoover canister vacuum (windtunnel)- turned it on and it had good suction, then smoke came out and it smells like something is burning. Is it the motor burning up or something else?

Probably the belt..\015\012Turn it over so the bottom is facing up..\015\012Remove the plate that surounds the brush..\015\012Check to se if brush is spinning frely and that the belt is on there poroper ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

There is smoke coming out of my bissle proheat x2. i assumed it was the heater so i turned it off... it still smells like smoke and it's spraying. why is it doing this and what could i do to make it work properly

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Makes a loud noise like a grinding noise then smokes comes out and it smells like burning rubber? When I take the (rod) brush off with the belt then run the vacuum there is no more noise? Please help me thank you

Your belt is worn and stretched and so it is slipping on the motor drive shaft. That is why it is noisy and smells like burning rubber. You simply need to replace the belt. You can get replacement belts here: ... Vacuums

My recovery unit appears to smoke when pulling a vacuum It is some kind of condisation coming from the top of the pump. It has never done this before. What is the couse. Looks like smoke but isnt.

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Kirby Sentria Hi, I have a new Sentria & used it for the first time today. It was going fine & then I could smell smoke & it started to make a loud noise so I turned it off quickly. If I turn it on it immediately starts making the noise again & I can see it is all lit up inside like something is burning or sparking. I have checked the roller & it is moving & I have checked the fan which is moving & doesn't appear to be damaged in anyway. This product is from the US & we are in the UK & we are us

Sounds like the motor burned up. not sure if travel adapters will handle a large load like a motor, around 8 or amps. power needs in US are 110 volts ac, 60 hertz.I believe UK is 220 volts and 50 hertz. usually when a vac is brought to eu ... Kirby Vacuums

Eureka airspeed I just bought my Eureka airspeed, and within 2 minutes of the first use, I noticed a burning smell, and when I turned it off there was smoke coming out of the base. Is this something I should fix, or should I return it?

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My Oreck XL was working fine, then when I vacuumed a shag rug is started smoking and smelled like something is burning. (I changed the bag, checked for clogs--none found, and roller brush is turning. It has a metal handle.) Now I am afraid to use it.

Even though the brush is spinning, the belt is probably worn out and stretched. when you vacuum the shag carpet, it puts more drag on the brush. try running it on a shorter carpet or hard floor for a few minutes. if it doesn't smoke, then you know i ... Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Nilfisk GWD 300s had been working fine, however today i could smell something like burning smoke from the motor, when i opened up the motor i could see a carbon metal rod touching the motor shaft a

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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

It just stopped working - without any smoke or weird smell. It does not look like motor but I do not know - Is it worth fixing it or buy something new. If I could I would buy the same one but they do not manufacture it anymore

If the motor get over heated it will just switch off on you, let it cool down and try it again later,,,\015\012there is also a thermal fuse inside the motor if this has poped on you then its a bust bin job im sorry to say,, there is realy not a ... Black & Decker HV7010 DirtBuster Handheld Vacuum

I have a Z345 Electrolux cylinder vacuum cleaner, from the 1970s probably, but not used much. I have lost the guide. I forgot to change the bag before it was full. Smoke started to come out - smelling of burnt paper, not rubber. So switched off. It did not blow the fuse, and may be OK. I wish to inspect it. How do I open it up? Alos I have an air filter and a motor filter for it. I have often changed the air filter on the top. How do I get at the motor filter, if there is one? Than

Good day! OK you have to is replaced the bag and that's it.And don't forget to change the bag again to avoid that problem.Thank you ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum

Smoke and bad smell coming from the base

You need a nw belt but before you change the belt clean the burnt rubber off the motor shaft or your new belt won't last ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Bissell 9400 E pro heat turbo. It's only been used 4 times, today it sounded like something blew. All my house electrics went off...( blew the main trip) I did read some place that the motor can short out and blow the PCB. Hubby and I just took it apart..( what a pain that was) We can't see a thing wrong with the board...( I expected to see something black, or damaged).... because when it blew today there was a weird smell... sort of like garlic. Question... how on this spinning earth

I have the exact same problem! Just occurred today. When I switch it on it fires for a couple of seconds then takes all the electrics in the house out again.\012\012\012Did ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

Whenever i turn on my rainbow, it smells like dirty feet. i have cleaned the canitster, but it still smells and its coming from what looks like the plastic filter maybe?

There is a hepa filter on the back of unit, if you remove and than run the machine you can find out if that is where it is coming from. Most likely is. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry 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

I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?

Hi There,\015\012\015\012When a vacuum cleaner smokes, it is usually only one of two possible problems.\015\012\015\012It could either be that your motor burned up, or that your belts burned. The belts on this particular mod ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

The brushes spin very, very slowly and stop altogether sometimes - like they just don't have any power behind them.I've cleaned the brushes and also turned it on without the brushes inside to see if the female plug that the brushes go into turns - it does, but not very fast. My husband said he thought he smelled something - like burning. Is there a way to take the underside cover off and clean something?

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I have the Miele S7280...the one without the clog hatch on the back. I took the bag cover off, then continued the remove the screws and cover underneath it to detatch the top from the bottom. Found the clog and cleaned it out. Heres the problem...now the power nozzle light comes on and the vacuum "on" is lite up red, but it will not come on. Checked the filters and the bag. It certaintly seems like the top and bottom are meeting up to latch into each other, but I have no power. Help!!

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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

My Fuller FB90T when I turn it on the motor gets slower and slower and smells like something is burning. Is it fiaxable?

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Smoke coming out!

This sounds electrical. If you have had this one year or less then it should be under warranty. find your local Hoover warranty dealer at the Hoover website hoover.com ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

Bristles quit rotating and smelled like something was burning. It isn't the belt that turns the bristles. Can't afford a repairman, can you help me fix it?

Belt can reamin intact but still jam and burn. It won't necessarily break. I suggest you remove the bottom of the vacuum where the bristles spins and where the belt is located. You may have something jammed in there. You may need to remove the bristl ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

Sewing machine Guru needed ;) Elna Grasshopper (new to me) circa 1950 The light works, but there was no hummm when knee pedal engaged. I have the motor out, and it is very stiff to turn. I'm at a total loss when it comes to motors and electricity. It doesn't smell burned, doesn't smell at all beyond normal machine smells. (Yes, I made detailed notes and diagrams as I took said motor out!) One other note. The long thing which my husband said might be a capacitor -- it looks like

I just purchased a fairly tidy Elna 'Grasshopper' sewing machine (1951) with the same leaking capacitor problem. I carefully removed the capacitor for examination. It is actually three capacitors in one - no chance of a direct modern replacement, but ... Vacuums
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