Having problems with your Hoover S3639 WindTunnel Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

I plugged this vacuum in - started it, has good

\015 I plugged this vacuum in - started it, had good suction, but it smokes and smells like it's burning. turned it off - should I just throw it away?\015

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I plugged this vacuum in - started it, has good


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I was vacuuming and noticed that the bag needed changing. the red light with the ! inside the triangle also came on. When the bag was changed, the vacuum would not restart. The red light came on. Tried the reset button but nothing happened. Tried unplugging and re-plugging in and nothing happened. Replaced all the filters and still it wouldh't start. So I brought it downstairs and tried one more time to get it to start. it worked! Is there something wrong with the vacuum cleaner? Was it overheat


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Vacuum plugged in but not on, smoke started coming from the motor


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While vacuuming my carpet, a corner of a throw blanket was sucked into the beater bar. I turned the vacuum off and was able to pull the corner of the throw blanket out without much resistence. I plugged the vacuum in and started it and now the beater bar isn't rotating.


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Good evening, I have a Xio Z1010 electrolux vaacum cleaner and I hope you'll be able to give me some advice. The vacuum cannot be started. Last time it started for a few seconds and stopped suddenly. Something similar happened long time ago but that was due to overheating. Once cooled down in few hours it would start again. It is not the case now after 24 hours. Could you give me any idea what could be the reason? Your help would be much appreciated. Adorian


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I just bought a foldaway hoover with wide path. I plugged it in and started to vacuum and dust flew everywhere. Walmart would not give me my money back so they gave me another hoover foldaway with the wide path. I thought this one might work. This one does the same thing. It blows dust out the sides and you can't vacuum with it. Any help would be great.


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While I was vacuuming it stopped. It's still plugged in and the outlet is good (other things work plugged in it). It's not clogged and it won't turn back on.


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My Kenmore Progressive canister vacuum cleaner no. 116 20712008 will ot start. I plugged it in different outlets with not success. What I sould do? Adam


Check fuse ... Vacuums

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Sure your not over filling it ? ... Bissell Vacuums

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