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Check the brushes on the motor. If they are worn out replace them. It a cheap fix. Otherwise, it is most likely the motor. Mine just burnt after 6 years of service. Its a $150 part but you won't find a better built vacuum on the market.
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Moter burning smell will not run majestic 360


Check the brushes on the motor. If they are worn out replace them. It a cheap fix. Otherwise, it is most likely the motor. Mine just burnt after 6 years of service. Its a $150 part but you won't find a better built vacuum on the market. ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

Burning Smell coming from the moter


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Burning Smell Hi, I have a Rainbow E series that when I run the vacuum there is a burning smell. I have cleaned the entire unit and filter but still have the smell? I am afraid that the motor will burn out?


Check the carbon motor brushes, there might be arcing on the armature. New brushes may help if the armature is ok. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G.  The smell seems to be coming from the belt.  I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working.  the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal.  What is causing this?


Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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 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

My e-2 vacuum runs very loud and smell like it's burning.


... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Oreck XL My Oreck just turned off in the middle of vacuuming and I smelled a burning smell. I am thinking that if I can take it apart and remove whatever turned it off, it will run again.


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Hi theres two things that could have made it start doing that 1 the whires have a short in it or 2 the motor has gon faulty. you might want to buy a new machine ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum

When I turn on my Kenmore Premier 4.5 Peak HP 10.0 Amp after about a minute of running I get a burning smell. When I opened up the compartment that holds the dust collection bag, and remove the bag I found a filter. The filter was minimally dusty and has been cleaned. After sniffing around, I could not identify the source of the smell.


Dose it smell like rubber check your belt ... Vacuums

I have an Edison dehumidifier DHE 40W G-1 and it does a good job of taking water out of the air, but it smells really bad. It is a pungent odor that comes out when it is running, not a burning smell. What is this from? Have you seen this before? Please, please help me if you can....


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I smelled something burning one day , but i kept using my d4c, now the motor part does not run but the top plug in will run


I work on Rainbows. D4C-E2 etc. Not sure what you mean by the top plug in. There are two motors in the rainbow, one in the main unit, one in the power head. Where was the odor coming from? email me back with more info, I can help you with this. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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My Miele Solution HEPA 5000 vacuum cleanr gives off a burning smell but will continue to run with a varying motor tone. I have not run it for more than a minute like this. I have reviewed responses to similar problems but cannot figure out how to access the motor. Can anyone advise?


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Hoover Savvy runs but has a burning smell...


Could be that the motor went bad, or one of the circuit boards is bad. The brush roll motor is the likely suspect. ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum

Sparking moter and smell of burning


Will be a good idea to go the repair shop for testing and repair.you must test the Motor for bearing,brushes, winding faulty, etc.Of course and clean hoses, and any parts from any debris.God bless you. Use the common sense. ... Vacuums

Burning smell when vaccuum running with or without attachment


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Sears 16 gallon shop vac that smells like rubber burning when running


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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

How do I operate the Generation 3 upright? The belt is getting too hot and I smell rubber burning. I do not have a manuel so wonder what all the levers are for and how to run the shampooer? Thank you.


Take a look at the video on our website. I hope it will help.http://www.goodvac.com/Good Luck,Rocky ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Stopped working Was working fine then it smelled like burning rubber, not the belt I checked. It sounds like the motor wants to run then it just stopped but the light is on. What do you think, go by a new one?? This has been a great vacuum cleaner and I can not seem to find a Sharp anywere. Thanks for your time.


Well it could be the motor, if it is it would cost around $80 or so for a motor. May be better to buy new, thre are a number of good brands out there. ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC17 seems to be overheating? Started to smell like something was burning after running it for 15 min or so. I turned it off for an hour or so and then started it again and now is making a loud rumbling noise


You need to replace the worn belt. Here is the belt you need and a manual you can view which has instructions:\015\012\015\012Dyson DC17 Belt and Manual ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

When I tirn the vacuum on the moter sounds like it is slowing down and then there is a burning smell.


Oppen the bottom and pull the brush out. Clean the ends, where the bearings are with alcohol until they spin freely. Do NOT lubricate them. They are self lubricating and oil will make dirt stick again. ... Vacuums

The vacuum went its on and running a faint burn smell


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(1) take the tank off and reassemble to assure you sealed to the lower handle.\015\012(2) the water feed has nothing to do with the motor or electrical, purely mechanical.\015\012Hoover web site is free, no cost. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum
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