Having problems with your Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

New windtunnel bag vacuum worked fine for about a week but now is unbelieveably hard to push at same setting on same carpet as before.

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The self propelled unit might have broken, their is a metal wire that helps make unit work correctly
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New windtunnel bag vacuum worked fine for about a week but now is unbelieveably hard to push at same setting on same carpet as before.

The self propelled unit might have broken, their is a metal wire that helps make unit work correctly ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

On my hover U6616-900 the self propell work fine on the med setting on med height carpet, but when I go to low height carpet and height set on med the self propell does not pull the vacuum and it is hard to push. Also if I raise the height to the highest setting the self propell works correctly and appears to clen. Any ideas? S/N 090400184555, think this vacuum is maybe 5 years old and my wife uses it lots. Should I think of maybe a complete overhaul or a replacement at this time?

This is a typical problem you are describing. I would recommend you change the belts, this will resolve the "hard to push" and most likely resove your issues. based on the s/n given you maching was made on sept 2004. ... Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

When i set it on carpet instead of bare floor it is hard to push when i vacume (when i turn nob it only has two settings floor and carpet no high pile or low pile)

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I have a Dyson all-floor model (not the ball). I recently replaced my carpet to a Frieze. Since replacing the carpet, the Dyson is extremely hard to push. It almost forms a "seal" with the carpet. Seems to work fine on Berber carpet and laminate floor. My husband has checked to make sure the brushes are working, hoses are not clogged and belts are OK. I've had it for about a year. It is virutally impossible to push on the new carpet. Any ideas?

Have you adjusted the brush control system. If you look at the link below page 6 will tell you how to adjust. If this is not you vacuum please give the model # of the one you have so I can help you more.\015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The suction is good, but it can't pick up most of the stuff on the floor. The hand held hose works very well, but it doesn't even pick up little fuzzies reliably when I push it along. And, the suction is too hard I think because it used to push easily and now I have to push really hard, even on flat carpet.

Check entire length of hose, including the piece in the power head, for clogs. Simply drop a marble in one end and allow it to roll out the other. If it doesn't, then the hose is clogged somewhere. ... Dyson DCO7 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

On our new carpet (which is not that thick but thicker than the old) I can't set the carpet thickness high enough. The suction really grabs the carpet and bogs down my self-propelled wind-tunnel Hoover. I then have to push down on the handle to tilt the front up. The thickness setting is as high as it will go. Is there some way that I can further adjust this. The machine is about eight years old.

I can help you out only if you will let me know the front width of the machine. Alongwith the height which you wan't to give raise. KIndly give the width and elevation in cms. ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

My Hoover Windtunnel does not clean carpet. The machine keeps grabbing the carpet. It appears that even with the switch set for carpet, the machine keeps acting as though it were set for a hard floor. How can I fix it?

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After changing the bag on my riccar it is very hard to push'

After putting a clean bag into the vacuum cleaner, more air can get through it, so it generates more vacuum, sp it is obvious, that it will be harder to push for some time. if it wont get better, it only means you didnt gt it with a clean airbag ... Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum

Hoover Windtunnel U5750-900 Agitator brush is weak. It turns fine if I tilt the vacuum back, but it slows to almost 1/4 speed when it touches carpet, even on the highest carpet setting. I've replaced the agitator belt twice. The brush used to turn powerfully even on the lowest (Hard Floor) setting. Ideas? I should probably lube the agitator brush ball bearings, and re-check the belt, but, other than that, I'm stumped.

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My Oreck XL 7000 is hard to push through a modest pile carpet. They gave us a shag attachment but all that does is push the carpet down. It is not ususable for us with bad backs etc.

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How is the V-belt tension adjusted (Hoover Model U6439-900)or how do I know if the tension is correct? There seems to be a lot of "play" in the belt and I'm wondering if that is the reason the brush roll only turns as the wheels turn, regardless of the carpet height setting. And yes, the brush roll is set for carpet, not hard floor. Or is the cause of the problem something other than the V-belt? A new flat belt was installed when the machine was professionally serviced so I assume (?) that was a

The V-Belt is not adjustable. There are two ways the belt has no tension: (1) when the handle is upright, a mechanical lever takes the drive tension off the belt, and (2) the brush roll lever setting you described. The upper handle would have to be ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC07 has recently been service and was making a clattering noise and very hard to push. We have taken it back and he has changed the clutch mechanism under the base which has solved the clattering, but it is still really hard to push because of the suction. It is even lifting the carpet in one room. Can you tell me what the possible reasons for this could be? One thought we had was that the little rubber wheels on the bottom cover could have worn so the hoover is closer to the floor

On the sole plate you should have 5 little wheels, these are prone to jamming after a while. You should make sure these are not jammed in anyway.\012\012You can release these with a screwdriver, but be careful not to prize too hard as you ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson suddenly hard to push on carpet

I know this sounds silly, but it works. Turn it over and wipe all the black residue off the bottom of it (off the plastic on the bottom that rubs on the carpet as you push and pull it). I thought my husband was out of his mind when he told me that ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Bissell Pro Heat 2X carpet cleaner and the brushes spin, then stop. I turn it off and when I re-start, the brushes do not spin until I push foreward. The it spins and stops again. Both belts are tight. The brushes spin if held above the carpet, but upon contact with carpet it stops. Same thing on a hard surface.

The reason for the brushes to stop when it is above any surface is there is a switch in the handle that stops the brushes so it dont burn your motor up it may have a faulty switch. ... Bissell Carpet Cleaner Powerbrush Deep Cleaner Vacuum

Levels/Settings I am having trouble changing the setting on my vacuum from 1 or "Low, Hard Surface" to any other setting. Without changing it, I am unable to vacuum on my carpet, since the setting is too low.

These height adjustments are designed so that they will not adjust when the handle is in the "back" position. This is so they will stay where they are set and not self-adjust while you are vacuuming. To change the setting, you need to return the hand ... Hoover Elite Rewind Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

Can you advise which setting should be used on different floors, ie hard floors and carpets, theres 2 different settings and I don't know which setting should be used on the different floors

Turn the machine on and look at the bottom. Turn to the two settings. The setting that stops the platten wheel from moving is for hard wood floors. If you cant tell, then setting 1 is most likely for carpets and 2 is for hard wood floors. Your ma ... Hoover Vacuums

My dyson vacumn is hard to push on carpeting. How do i fix it?

This happens when the bristles in the brush roll get worn down too short. Put in a new brush roll and the machine will pull itself over the carpet, so you hardly have to push at all. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dirt devile featherlite vacuum pushes extremely hard on high pile carpeting

The dirt devil featherlight has a automatic height adjustment for carpet and bare floors.check the wheels and see if there is something wrapped up around the wheels ... Vacuums

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My dyson dc17 is very hard to push on a hardwood or carpet floor. When I take the canister off and push it while on it works great, so I figure the canister is giving me the issue. What o I fix? Thanks

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The vacuum is very hard to push on carpeting even when on hard floor level.

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Vacuum very hard to push on carpet. How can the roller be adjusted to accommodate the thickness of the carpet? Oreck XL Upright Model no. U4140HHPKCOST Serial No.: 4140CSTDC002218

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Self propelled vac: goes great on hard floor or hard slick carpet. Goes backwards fine but will not pull itself forward very well. Requires some effor to push it forward. I have adjusted the cable so the lever on the motor goes as far forward as possible. Suggestions? Model U6446-900

Dear Nasherrill,\015\012\015\012I've found a friend! I thought I was the only person in the world who owned the Hoover Model U6446-900! This model does not appear on the http ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Lid won't close. I started to put in a new bag but accidentally took out the plastic insert section the bag should attach to--so when I closed the lid over that, I must have pushed a little too hard. Now it won't com[pletely close! The plastic clasp is intact. Is there anything I can do before having to haul or send it for repair?

Your supposed to take out the plastic part that holds the bag but the way this unit is designed the lid will not close unless everything is inthere correctly so just make sure evverything in inserted correctly and keep trying! DO you still have your ... Electrolux Harmony Canister Vacuum - EL6985 Vacuum

My Oreck is hopping on my carpet while vacuuming. It is fine when pushed away - it hops and leaves marks on my carpet when I pull it back. I have changed the bag and cleaned off the roller and checked for a clog. All are fine.

My first thought is to change the belt.If it is stretched this is a common symptom.You can go to youtube and my chanell is sewvacmd.Their is a video on how to change it.Hope this helps. ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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