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The clean filter red is on - Hoover Vacuums
That is just a light that comes on when the machine is having trouble breathing. Clean the filter and check the vacuum for plugs. If the filter is too bad you may have to replace it in order to turn that light out. Run it too long that way and you'll burn out the motor so it's a good thing to get fixed.
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I have a Hoover windtunnel T series. Model #UH70105. The system check indicator was almost red so I cleaned the filter. There are no clogs and it vacuums fine without the hose, but when I go to use the hose there is very little suction and all the vacuum dust flys out of the end the hose piece fits into when not in use. Can you please tell me what is wrong?
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The red "dirty" light stays on all the time on my hoover U6630-900 vacuum? Is there a filter that needs to be cleaned that senses whether the red or green light should be on?
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The clean filter red is on - Hoover Vacuums
That is just a light that comes on when the machine is having trouble breathing. Clean the filter and check the vacuum for plugs. If the filter is too bad you may have to replace it in order to turn that light out. Run it too long that way and you'll ... Hoover Vacuums
I have an electrolux twin clean cyclonic vacuum cleaner (blue) that turned itself off. I've waited over half an hour an turned it back on. All that happens is the red filter light and the power flash. I have cleaned all filters and replaced them. The vacuum is only 5 months old.
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I have a hoover windtunnel 2. The filter was filthy so I dismantled the whole thing to try and clean the filter. Now I can't put it together again. Also, where can I find a new filter to buy in Orlando, Florida? Has there been a recall on these vacuums? The filter definately is NOT self cleaning?
... Hoover WindTunnel Cyclonic HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Plum
Hepa filter does not turn on hoover wind tunnel vacuum model U6630900. It was working (turning) and I cleaned the filter and canister and now it no longer spins when the vacuum is running.
The part you refer to is not the HEPA filter. It's a very common misconception that that part spins - it looks like it when there's dust whirling around it. In fact, it does not spin - there are no visible moving parts. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I forgot to replace the vacuum cleaning bag in my Hoover Wind Tunnel Supreme Mach 3.3! It overheated and turned off. I spent all afternoon cleaning the dirt out of the inside, filters, etc. It still overheats when used over 1 minute. Do I need to buy a new vacuum?
Can I use the vacuum even though the red filter light is on? I did clean the filter but the light stays on.
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I own a self-propelled Hoover Wind Tunnel vacuum cleaner (Model U6425-920). I do now have an owner's manual and was wondering how to clean the Hepa filter on this model (*this model uses a vacuum cleaner bag also).
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My Hoover Whisper is flashing the red light that says that the suction is blocked. I have cleaned the sponge filter but it is still flashing red. What should I do now?
Hello. The clog is in the hose or the wand. use a flash light to look in to these parts and you will see a blockage. Use a straightened out wire coat hanger to remove the blockage and you will be up and running once again. ... Vacuums
Performance indicator I have a canister vacuum. I cleaned the filter and now the performance indicator is red, is it supposed to be red or green?
Put tape over it so u cannot see it ... Vacuums
I Have two questions concerning my AIRVAC AV2500 Red Series Vacuum System. How do you replace the light in the floor power head sweeper and can you replace the permanent fabric filter? We had the system installed in 2004 and the light in the sweeper head just went out and can not find any manual on line on how to replace it. The filter if not torn but avter 6 years it probably needs some kine of cleaning or replaced even though it says permanent. Any help would be appreciated. Jim McCluskey
Hoover windtunnel dirt finder light stays red. We've cleaned the elbow the roller the hose and have a clean bag. The vacuum is new only had it for 3 months.
I'm not sure about a 3 month old vac, I'd probably go the warranty route. However, for the older vacs thy start getting false positives. The sensor is simply a microphone hooked to a computer chip detecting sounds of dirt entering the bag. \ ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?
Hi There,\015\012\015\012When a vacuum cleaner smokes, it is usually only one of two possible problems.\015\012\015\012It could either be that your motor burned up, or that your belts burned. The belts on this particular mod ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
I have a Hoover Elite Rewind vacuum. Actually,this is my second one. However, after about 4 months of use, it emits a "sour" smell when I'm using it. I empty the cannister before each use and clean out the filter monthly. My house has mainly hardwood floors, so I typically only use it on area rugs and 2 small carpeted rooms. Is there any way that I can get rid of the smell? I've tried putting a dryer sheet in the cannister, but this gets stuck in the filter mechanism. Also, carpet fresh clogs th
Does it smell like an electrical burning odor? could very possibly be the motor going bad already. ive seen it happen. but if not try freshwave odor absorbing pearls. i carry it in my store and we do have shipping. Truly the only thing you should use ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have an electrolux Z8280 cyclonic twin clean vacuum cleaner 2000w. At the moment the power (blue) and filter light (red) are both flashing at the same time and it won't turn on at all. I have emptied the dirt, checked for blockages, and checked the filters and i still don't know what the problem is :( Can anyone help me? Thanks
It's REALLY easy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiHwY-lncc0 ... Vacuums
My Hoover Mach 5 model number u5194-900 series ZF12.O will vacuum for about 15-10 min then it shuts its self off and will not turn back on., I have cleaned out all the hoses, filters and cleaned off brush. What can I do to fix this so that it will **** into the chamber. The hoses get clogged and it doesn't appear to be sucking into the "bag area"
... Hoover U5194-900 Mach5 Multi-Chamber Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner Bagless Vacuum
I have a DC 15 Dyson Ball Vacuum. I've removed and cleaned the filter. I can't get the lid to close properly. I don't want to force it and break something. There is some kind of a red spring loaded tab that seems to be in the way. How do I reseal the top of the vacuum?
The red tab doesn't let the lid close if the filter is not fitted correctly or the wrong filter is fitted. Many after-market filters cause this problem. \015\012\015\012Have you recently fitted a new after-market filter? ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Hi, My Electrolux twin clean vacuum has both red and blue lights flashing and I can not get it to turn on to clean the filters. Any suggestions
Try taking the twin filters outside - also take a dustpan brush and tap the filters gently on the bottom, then brush the dust away as it comes out. This can take quite some time, and you will find that LOTS of compacted dust will come out! ... Electrolux Twin Clean Bagless Canister Vacuum
I have bought a HOOvER freespace 2000W cyclonic vacuum cleaner but it runs VERY HOT and I am wondering if this is the usual running temperature. I have cleaned the air intake filter and removeed the e
I have vax 3:g red light keeps coming on and hoover makes funny noise. cleaned filters but no change.what else should i do
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How to clean hepa filter - Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Run the HEPA filter under warm running water and allow to dry completely - preferably where it can get air from both sides of filter, do not dry in direct sunlight this can damage the filter, it is best in a warm room, can be dried in a dishdrainer i ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
How do I clean my lifetime hepa filter in my hoover rewind elite vacuum?
With air. no water ... Hoover Vacuums
Hello,We have an Hoover Mach 5 Cyclonic vacuum that has no suction. We have cleaned and checked all hoses, belts & filters. Please help us.
With this model, remove the dust tank, and turn it on, check for suction at the lower intake. If you have suction, install the tank and remove hose, and check for suction there. keep following until youn lose it. Then you problem will be between thos ... Hoover U5194-900 Mach5 Multi-Chamber Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner Bagless Vacuum
Hoover Savvy The red light for the dirt finder is on when pushing forward and the green light is on when pulling it back. This happens all the time. It's like the dirt finder sensor isn't working right. It seems to be picking up good and we keep the filter clean.
Does this happen at both Dirt Finder Sensitivity settings? ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum