Having problems with your Hoover U6476-900 WindTunnel Vacuum ?

My vacuum is not picking up like it is suppose to, the bag is clean, there is nothing trapped in the hose, what else can I check?


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My vacuum is not picking up like it is suppose to, the bag is clean, there is nothing trapped in the hose, what else can I check?


<span style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial; BACKGROUND: white; COLOR: black; FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt">Hi,<br />Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel but I bet you have the same problem and the hose is clogged...<br /><br />Bissell Bagless ... Hoover U6476-900 WindTunnel Vacuum

I have an Eureka Enviro Vac, I have replaced the filter, cleaned the hose and it still won't pick anything up. The brush is turning and there is suction in the hose. What else can I check?


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I have the yellow altima vac. for a while now I can not get the darn thing to pick up properly. Or should i say keep it up.. The vac does seem to be getting everything picked up but as soon as you turn it off, you have a mess under the vac.. I have checked for clogks and can't seem to find any.. I have removed the hose, Nothing there.. And yep have removed the yellow thing inside the trash cup.. Is there anything else you could suggest??


If it smells hot, then there's a strain on the motor no doubt about it. Check the suction channel behind the sole plate and remove all of the hoses to check for a clog. It could well be that there is a clog inside the machine after the dust channel f ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

It will not pick dirt on the floor lint or anything else. Checked all the hoses for leaks and clogs, and have nothing blocking the path way.


Please check your hoses again. Run a broom stick handle through if necessary. Check the passage of air through the hose by applying suction from another machine ... like a ShopVac or similar. Somewhere, there is a clog. ... Vacuums

The dirt devil vision wide glide Model 086700W appears to have no suction. I have cleaned the hoses and filter and still there is nothing being picked up. Also, I have checked the belt.


There must be a blockage after the hose, check where the hose plugs into the vacuum. make sure unit is un plugged for safety ... Vacuums

I have a Kenmore 116.36932 (upright-bagless vacuum) that the motor protector by-pass valve has opened. I've clean out the area between the agitator brush where the flexible extension hose starts. There was some blockage there. I checked the rest of the system (extenstion hose, back filter area, pipe area to canister and area to side filter. I took the 2 filters out and the by-pass valve is still open. Where else could there be a blockage that I can take apart to clean and put back together


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Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.


Check the inlet down by the brush roll, make sure it is open, if it is then the hose itself must have a clog. If the hose comes off, drop something like a marble in one end and see it it comes out the other end, if it doesn't then you have a clog. ... Dirt Devil M1100009 Reaction Soft Touch Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum

No suction I have the central vac type. It has no suction at the can. I pulled the hose going to the walls and tested there...and nothing. I removed the dirt can and checked the motor ...it is spinning but does not feel like any suction. I checked the exhaust and it is pushing strong air out. I also cleaned the filter and still nothing. Is there a relay or something that would cause only exhaust air. I emptied the can of dirt and put it back together and have absolutely no air.....hear the motor


On some units there is a screen that protects the impeller of the motor. If this gets sealed off with debris then it is like putting a potato in the tail pipe of a car. Taking the top off the unit reveals the motor. DO UN-PLUG the unit first from th ... Electrolux Central Vacuum

I cleaned out the hose and removed brush to clean and checked belt. Everything seems to work but will not pick up or suction on carpet. The hose is totally clear from clogs. I can see the floor from one end to the other. What am I missing that might be causing lack of suction?


Hi troupdavid,I see that your Vacuum is having issues with it suction, you mentioned that you took it a part to clean it, see steps below.\015\012\015\012Check if everything is inserted prope ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

My vac has lost suction. When I vacuum it picks up very little, but when I remove the wand hose it has good suction. We have cleaned both filters, checked for blockage in all hoses & cleaned the beater bar brush. All to no avail. Is it the motor? Or is there a blockage deep in the vac somewhere? We're debating repair versus buying a new one. Hope you can help. Thanks.


Hi there,Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC14. Since you say you've already washed the filters and checked for blockages, it's probably best if you get in touch with us so we can run through some simple troubleshooting ste ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

No suction vacuum won't pick up -- I've checked the bag, hose...and it seems to have no sucking power. The internal hose may be jammed (I vacuumed up a lot of shredded paper), but nothing as far as I can stick in fingers in. I don't have a metal coat hanger to slip down, but I'm afraid that might tear the hose and then the darn thing won't work anyway. :o(


If it is plugged, try using a tape measure, i know it sounds stupid but it will work to unplug your line and will not tear your hose.. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My dyson dc17 animal will pick up via the hose attachment but there is no suction when you use the regular vaccuum on the floor - you can hear the difference in the suction once you put the floor part down - we took it apart - cleaned it - checked all hoses - still does not work????


Hi its Darran at Dyson.Check that the brush control dial is in the centre position when upright and then moves forward when the head is released. If the brush bar is still not spinning when switched on in the vacuuming position, check th ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The hose works great, but the head of the vaccuum does not pick up anything !!! I checked every opening that may have been clogged, but nothing came up. When I hold my hand under the brush/roller, it seems to be putting out more air than intaking air. Particles "dance" on the carpet, but don't get "sucked up" into the vaccuum ? I have had the vaccuum only 1 year, so the brushes should not be a problem. I changed the bag, and checked the belt. The belt and brushes seem to be OK. ?


Hi there,Uprights are notorious for debris forming clogs when changing direction. The 90 degree turn where the base suction goes up. Have a closer look . You may need to pull the base plate off to access the blockage.Best reg ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dyson Dco7 animal not picking up from floor. Checked all connection valves and cleaned filter and brushes. Also check tube for cracks and nothing there. Wand suction is great just almost non on floor section. Please help!


I would check the "U" shape tube under wand that goes under body of machine. There is a button to release it. I would also check to make sure that your brushes are spinning properly. When you tip the vacuum back the brushes engage. Carefully place yo ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a dc18 vacuum and though you can feel the suction from the hose when you put your hand over it, it will not pick up anything from the floor at all. I have cleaned the hose, filter and the holes from inside the canister and still nothing. Help?


Here is a Link to one of my Tips that should solve the problem you are having:www.fixya.com/support/r6311178-vacuum_brush_bar_not_spinning ... Vacuums

I HAVE A DYSON DC07 I HAVE CHECKED ALL HOSES AND PLASTIC ATTACHMENT SECTIONS , CANNOT FIND ANY BLOCKAGE ANYWHERE IN THE SYSTEM .THE BELT IS GOOD AND THE BEATER BAR IS ROTATING WELL , BUT THIS VACUUM WILL NOT PICK UP ANY THING. I DID NOTICE THAT THE HEPA LIFETIME FILTER IS BLACK AND NOT SURE IF IT CAN BE WASHED OR CLEANED. THANKS BOB!


I have just cleaned mine just a half an hour ago - SAME PROBLEM !!\015\012ok take the dust cylinder off the vacuum cleaner and take the plastic clear cylinder off - there is a clear clip one side and you might need a small knife to unclip other ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

This is a new machine I got for Christmas. All of the dirt is staying in the area where the brushes are and then falls out when you turn off the machine. I have checked all connections and the hoses seem to be clear. All filters have been cleaned and there is not dirt trapped that I can see.


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I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner 116.35922 and it's making a loud noise and not picking up dirt. I checked the hose for a clog and changed the bag. What else can I do?


Check to see if the brush is spinning when the unit is running. If not, the drive belt may have broken and will need to be replaced. Common sized replacement belts can be purchased at most department stores. Kenmore belts should be available at most ... Vacuums

My Dyson DC 14 is making the horrible "ratcheting"sound only when the brush is engaged on the carpet setting. I have cleaned the brush, so there are no obstructions, the canister is empty and properly on the unit. I checked to make sure all of the "traps" and hoses are clear of obstructions, the belt is on the brush securely and moves freely, the brush itself spins freely, but there is still the "ratcheting" noise. Any other suggestions?


Our DC33 was making the same ratcheting sound immediately upon placing the cleaner/brush head on the carpet. We carefully pulled the beater/brush bar out of the vacuum. Once removed, we pulled the black plastic end off of the center rod. We discovere ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a modelF5914-900 steamvac cleaner.serial #0704 0011 4711 I cleaned the carpets in my house and then started to do the stairs with the stair attachment. I got down to the last four stairs and the solution would no longer come out. I checked the tank and hose connection and tried priming the pump per the instruction manual. nothing worked. Could you make a suggestion as to what the problem could be? Thank You


Check fuses goin to the pump, is the pump working? if so you may have an air pocket or a air leak in the intake. ... Vacuums

Suction I have no suction through the hose. I have taken this machine apart, and checked for clogs, have found nothing, but did give it a good cleaning, still I have no suction.


Hello tnwalkergal the hose may have a clog inside the hose at the bend you can take the hose loose and run a broomstick or a yardstick thorgh the hose this is how I find the clog ... Dirt Devil M086700 Vision Bagless Upright Vacuum

Ive changed the filter and checked the hoses but vacuum doesnt pick up ...when its on the dust is being blown out the bottom of the vacuum....i took the canister off to test the suction its fine...also cleaned the filter ...help!


Have you check the roller brush and drive belt? It may be your belt has broke or is slipping and therefore not turning the brush.\015\012Turn on machine and power head see if brush is turning if it is put a small amount of pressure on the rol ... Kenmore Vacuums

The vaccum has been cleaned and checked but the brush is not rotating and no suction at the bottom, but through the hose. In reading the instructions to remove the brush cover it says to lift tab one and release 2-4. Where is the tab for tab 1 can not find anything for tab one to be able to lift, nothing there any ideas for help would be greatlly appreciated/


3 on the front and one on the back. where the belt runs ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

My savvy has lost suction. I checked for blockage in hose and is ok. The filter basket is clean. the motor runs strong. What else could it be?


Facing the back you will see 2 chanels one on the left where the hose comes out and one on the right that entends down into the base.start with the one on the left,its shaped like a j..there are 10 screws take those out and clean the chanel.be carefu ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum

My dyson will quit running in the middle of vacuuming the hose attatchment isnt picking up I checked for clogs and nothing seems to be blocking the passage ways


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