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Hoover Vacuum model U4471 making a very strange noise and letting of a smoke smell
The Elite upright may need to have its drive belt checked. Check that the machine roller is still working. Then turn the vacuum off and locate the screws on the floor head by turning the machine over. If you remove a couple of screws the floor head will come off and you can check the belt. Usually old threads and hair can stop the roller bar from moving properly or may have got to the belt. Ensure that it moves freely simply by turning the roller with your hand. If it doesn't then its possible that the roller needs to be cleaned or the belt needs to be replaced. Drive belts are easy to get for most Hoover products; a smoke smell like burning rubber usually indicates the drive belt is about to give up or has simply snapped. Dont forget to rate if this solution has worked for you. Ty.
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Hoover Vacuum model U4471 making a very strange noise and letting of a smoke smell
The Elite upright may need to have its drive belt checked. Check that the machine roller is still working. Then turn the vacuum off and locate the screws on the floor head by turning the machine over. If you remove a couple of screws the floor head w ... Hoover Vacuums
110-220V Dear Sir, I purchased a kirby sentria vacuum cleaner from ebau two weeks ago. I currently resid in the UAE with 220V power. My maid has plugged the vacuum to work with it unaware of the voltage difference, a terrble noise as mentioned came from the cleaner as well as a smell. She unlugged it and stopped t from operating. Can you please let me know how can i assess the damage? If this model has a switch from 110 to 220V IS there a solution with transfromer or motor to make it work? Thank
You may have burnt up the motor field when it was plugged into a 220V power source. But there are drop down transformers you can get to reduce the voltage form 210 to 110. AS Radio Shack or similar store would have them. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Eureka Power Plus vacuum, model 4702, type A. To start off, it never really had great suction. Marginal at best. Then today I was vacuuming and smelled something burning and turned off the vacuum. At that point, smoke started pouring out from the bottom of the vacuum so I layed it on it's side and the smoke cleared but I never found the source. Is it safe to turn on again after I let it cool down or is my vacuum "shot?"
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
Sanitaire Model S661 Type A, heavy duty commercial motor, 8840 watts. A large nail was accidentally vacuumed. There was immediate noise, and then it smelled like smoke. We can see after removing the bottom plate that the translucent plastic fan was completely broken. Can it be replaced? We have no repair service nearby.
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I have a Model 116.35922500 Kenmore upright vacuum cleaner. It makes a loud air noise when using the vacuum. I have disconnected and removed the hose to see if anything is lodged in the hose and it appears clear. It makes the noise when the hose is connected. When I remove it, the noise stops. When I place my hand over the hose, the nose re appears. I sounds as though the noise is coming from the fan or internal parts of the machine. So, when there is a load or pull on the machine, it mak
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Vacuum smells I have a 6 year old rainbow vacuum model E and it smells terrible everytime I use it. Probably because often times i don't remove the water basin after vacuuming and just let it sit. It's my own fault however now I don't know what to do to get rid of this terrible smell. I've water cleaned the hepa filter, not able to remove the separator screw to clean. Can you give me some suggestions?
In addition to vinegar, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is also an excellent remedy for many odour problems. Try generously sprinkling baking soda on a rug you wish to clean, and afterwards, vacuum up the spot. Rugs, and dirt ... Vacuums
Vacuum making high pitched noise and smells like motor is burning
Try repair first for quote and if too expensive then replace. 5 years is about the average life span. ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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
I bought the Eureka 4703D model vacuum and my very first time powering it on, it was extremely loud - abnormally loud, and I don't know if it is loud like that because I possibly put it together wrong, or there is something wrong with it or it was previously damaged and I would like to know if this is something I can fix myself or do I have to take it back apart and return it to Walmart where I purchased it from. When it makes the loud noise, it does vacuum fine but the noise is just unbearable
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Infinity Vaccum by Shark, model number NV31COS, will not start. The vacuum was running just fine until it grabbed the edge of a curtain. Turned it off to release the suction. Turned it back on and was working fine. About a minute later the vacuum was making an odd noise. Every 2 seconds or so it would "heave" (lack of a better word) then go away, then come back and so on. Turned the vacuum off and checked for blockage, none that could be seen or felt, and now the vacuum won't turn. Any suggestio
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Accidently sucked up a shoelace with the vacuum. I turned off the vacuum and carefully removed the lace. Now, however, the vacuum makes a strange noise when I turn it on and try to vacuum the carpet using the brushes. What can I do?
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Won't start. My son was using the vacuum & Didn't change the bag. The vacuum was making the full bag smell, but the light was't on & it didn't stop. I stopped him, changed the bag, checked the filter, closed the compartments & turned on the vacuum. Nothing happened. I checked to be sure that it was plugged in, that wasn't the problem. I've let the vacuum "rest" for several days, It still won't start. Any suggestions?
There is a reset button at the back of the powerhead. The user manual can be downloaded from the electrolux website, although I didn't find it very useful. There was some info on how to change the powerhead drive belt. ... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum
I have a Model U57809RM Hoover Cyclonic which started making a very loud noise. Changed both belts on it but the noise persists. It seems to happen when I put the handle in the 'engage to vacuum' mode. The minute I start to lower it the noise begins. Help!
Hello,You could have a broken fan in the motor and need to replace the fan. If the noise is coming from the brush area of the vacuum, you probably have a broken bearing in your brush roller and would need to replace the brush itself. ... Hoover Vacuums
Kenmore upright vac model 33922 - good suction but developed loud whining noise after accidentally vacuuming room without bag. Added bag and changed both filters. Still makes noise. How can I stop noise?
The bag is the first stage in your filtration. Most times what you did will draw fine dust right through the filters and into the motor itself, affecting the bearings and clogging the motor fans, throwing them off balance. The fact that there i ... Kenmore 33922 Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Hoover WindTunnel Bagless Vacuum Cleaner, Model #U5753-900, Serial number 110600215585, which I purchased from Loew's on 3/31/07. With it, came a Hoove Slider for hard floor surfaces, Model #S2105, Serial number 050500084989. The Slider strted making a noise--I thought something had been caught in the roller, but discovered, it had not; so I and my husband proceeded to take the Slider apart. I believe one of the belts had come off; but when we took the screws off the bottom to check
I replaced the belt on my model 3920 because the vacuum was very noisy. It is still making the noise. It is so loud that I am concerned that there is some other problem with the vacuum. Any suggestions?
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Loud noise and smells - Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
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Burning smell there is a burning smell and the vacuum makes a really loud noise and bits of dust shoots out from the unit
The motor is burnt out. Good news is that most central vacuums are really easy to get into so replacing the motor shouldn't be too hard. I haven't worked on that exact machine but the fault is unmistakable. ... Electrolux Central Vacuum
I have a Sanitaire model SC886 upright vacuum. It's about a year old. I replaced the belt , cleaned bag , checked for blockage in impeller fan and now it makes a noise , like a grinding noise or something . Could you tell me how to fix it ?
The bearings in the motor needs to be checked,or the impeller is damage. ... Eureka SC886 Bagged Upright 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
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Smoke coming out of my Kenmore Canister Vacuum Model 22550300C
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