Having problems with your iRobot 1100 Dirt Dog Bagless Robotic Vacuum ?
Goes slightly forward and then backs, turns and tries again. As though it is hitting something in front of it
Take a can of air with the attachable tube and blow it into the underside near where the guard attaches. If you move this back and forth you will see some pivots underneat the the device. These pivots block the electronic eyes, which are clouded with dirt, and making your DD think its hitting a wall. If this does not work, you will have to take the front guard off, which is 6 screws or so, and you will see the eyes directly, which you can then clean.
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Goes slightly forward and then backs, turns and tries again. As though it is hitting something in front of it
Take a can of air with the attachable tube and blow it into the underside near where the guard attaches. If you move this back and forth you will see some pivots underneat the the device. These pivots block the electronic eyes, which are clouded wi ... iRobot 1100 Dirt Dog Bagless Robotic Vacuum
My Jacuzzi Tracker 4x just "stopped"..there is a nice strong flow of water going into it, but the wheels just aren't turning. I've tried the following to no avail: 1. blocked suction for a few seconds underwater with my hand (this has worked in past) 2. try to move front wheels back and forth (but they won't budge...back wheels do move on track though) Should I start taking it apart?
Roomba Discovery Roomba is fully charged and cleaned with sensor wiped clean. When turned on it it sounds normal and commences to go, but it then acts like it is putting on the breaks, spins, tries to go and manages a short distance and breaks again, just not making any progress because it keeps breaking after a foot or so and turns and tries again. Sometimes is gets so stuck from moving forward at all, like it is stuck in one spot just trying to go while seemingly surrounded by barriers. Somet
I had the same back-up, turn, move forward a couple inches, backup-up, etc. problem. Try cleaning/cutting the hair, etc. out from around the brushes, as well as around the ends of the brushes. Also, try a Q-tip to clean out the four pair of sensors ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
I have a Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner - MOdel G4 D. I have never had any problems or repairs done to it in the past ten plus years that I've had it. This is an upright vacuum. I was vacuuming the carpet floor and was not having any trouble at all. I switched the vacuum off and moved it into a different room. When I tried to turn on the vacuum, it would not turn on. I checked with different outlets, used both front attachment and hose attachment. Checked the front part of the motor/ spiral case. This
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Now that I just fixed my Lux Legacy canister vacuum, I need help on my other Electrolux Regency Series upright! The vacuum works fine but the rotating brush does not work and the brush motor does not turn on. Tried cleaning the brush and hitting hte reset button to no avail. This upright has a triple setting switch and I checked the each of the wires seem to be attached. Tried rotating the brush by hand and it would not budge. Was going to "encourage" the brush to turn with a set of articula
There are a couple rectangular holes on the bottom of the power nozzle, beside the wheels. These have tabs in them that need released with a standard screwdriver. \015\012 ... Vacuums
Dyson vacuum I have a DC07 vaccuum. The problem I am having is that the front does not want to stay down as I vaccuum and I continuously have to keep stepping on the front to make it go back down to the floor. It seems as though there is either not enough weight in the front or possibly the unit just has to be broken in so that there is not so much resistance between the handle and the front of the vaccuum. Could there be something I did not remove or is this typical on these vaccuums?
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My Fein won't turn on without rapping it on the floor ! I turn the switch on and it won't run until I tap or rap it and will shut off during operation. I'm sure there's something loose , but should I attempt it or take it back for repairs . Last time I tried it , it woudn't turn on at all . My wife purchased it earlier this year from a TV infomercial .
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I have a Eureka Upright vacuum (4800 Series). When I try to start it by turning the switch on, it wont. For few days, I was able to get around this problem by repeatedly turning the switch on and off until it turned on but that does not work any more. Could it be something related to the switch it self or the power cable. My wife mentioned that one of my kids might have pulled the power cable too hard (at the back of the vacuum). Any help to solve this problem will be very much appreciated. Tha
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We have an electrolux ultraone and today when we tried to turn it on it turned on for 2 secs and turned off - the "auto" button is still flashing though - any tips to fix this would be great!
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Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced
There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum
Stopped running My mother's Oreck vacuum sound as if there was something bogging the rotating brush down. I pulled the bottom cover off and found nothing wrapped around or restricting the brush. I tried to finish vacuuming with the problem then I turned it off to move a chair and turned it back on it would do nothing. Any suggestions as to what could be causing the vacuum to sound as if the rotating brush is being restricted from turning. There was not odor of burning as if the motor was in a bi
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My Kirby G6 light is not turning on when I start the machine. I took off the front piece and removed a lot of hair from the roller and interior. Since I did that, the belt keeps coming off (even though it is fairly new). Is that the reason the light won't turn on? Is there any advice you can give me before I take it in?
The light indicates that the brushroll is spinning. If it isn't coming on, the power nozzle may have been reinstalled incorrectly. Take the nozzle off and then use my step-by-step guide to reinstall it. I expect that it will take care of the problem. ... Kirby Vacuums
My Dirt Devil M082476 Full Bag indicator light keeps coming on when I turn my vacum up to full intensity. I have tried changing the bag and checked that all hose is clear. If I leave the vacum on low intensity the suction is minimal and does not increas when I turn up the suction. Is there a solution to this? I look forward to your response
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It sounds as though a belt is rubbing or slightly off-track. The sound is extremely loud. We've removed the plate around the brush bar, made sure the brushes are free of dog hair, and found that the belt appears to be on track. What should we try now? We haven't tried to use it to check for suction for fear of doing real damage! Thank you. Marcia VanDyne
Is the sound coming from the head unit where the belt is attached? When you power up the vac, can you watch the belt to see if it is frayed or running off track. I have the same Dyson and had this same issue, cleaning the head cured it, but your issu ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a new (couple of months) Cuisinart Espresso Maker EM-100C. One has to turn on the power button on the front in order for the unit to heat the water. The button will only work if the two manual knobs are in a certain position. Very occasionally, it took a few tries to get the button to turn on. Now it usually does not work but will once in a while. Any ideas what we could do to repair this problem?
I have a Dirt Devil Vision self-propelled vacuum cleaner. Recently, the self-propelled feature is stuck in the backward mode, so it only goes backwards! I can get it to go forward if I push really hard (i guess it is good for a workout!). I try to turn off the propel feature completely, but it will not turn off. please help!
Hi, the problem you are having is going to be with the switch that controls the forwards and backwards settings so with this stuck in backwards their is no way you can get this turned off, the other problem is your not going to be able to replace thi ... Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright Vacuum Vacuum
Will not turn on. tried different outlets and replaced bag. came on for a second then stopped working even though switch was on. trying to only use hose.
It is probably clogged up or its suction motor is burned up. Hop this helps!?\012\012\012Please rate solution - Thanks. ... Kenmore 25614 / 25615 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum
I just received a Sharper Image SI724 Hybrid GP air purifier and it will not turn on. There is a green light that comes on at the bottom front of the unit, but the light on the top do not show any color and do nothing. I have tried to clean the fine wires to no avail. Is it just a bad unit or is there an in-home fix I could use?
If you just got it and it doesn't work ... you should return it for an adjustment. If you fool with it, you will probably void any warranty there may be on the device. ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover SteamVac LS (several years old). I turned it on today and heard slight pop and then an off smell, not a burning smell though. Then after a few more minutes of operation, the SteamVac lost power and now it will not work.
You should check the cord for any burnt marks or cuts, especially the plug, if you don't see any thing it is probably a bad motor. ... Hoover Vacuums
I took apart the power end that goes into the canister to try and get a kleenex out. in doing so i revealed the brass? rings inside also the prong part was taken out. i thought i had everything back in the way it came out but now it will not turn on. is there a reset but or something? thank you
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Roomba Schedular I have a Roomba Scheduler and it has worked great until recently. Suddenly it quit working. When it is charging the power light goes from red to green as it should, showing it is ready to use. When we turn it on to use, it will only go on for a few seconds then it shuts off like it is out of power. It is like it isn't really charged. Is there something I can try to make it work?
Let it charge for a full 24, or even 48 hours, regardless of the green light. If it still dies you probably need a new battery.. or worse. ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
Our vacuum model #6579-3 spits dirt and everything out the front and when trying to use the attachments we have cleaned and washed every removable part of the vacuum is there something else we could to fix it or is it permanently damaged??
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Hi guys, I have a bissell 9400 2x proheat with a fault. When you turn on the machine it trips the RCD in my house and makes a poping noise, i am a little technical so i had a look inside. The pcb under the handle was damaged with burn marks i unpluged this and tried again and the machine powered up, don't think the rollers moved though. What do i need to change roller motor,pcb?? Help please!! Regards Russ
I've seen the same problem in one of these we had in for repair. The pcb in the handle is involved with controlling the roller motor. The problem is with the motor. In my view, this machine is a triumph of design over practicality... The motor is loc ... Vacuums
My roomba won't go forward it just spins in a circle and will go backwards. I have already tried cleaning it out and cleaning the front bumper sensors.
This is the Circle-Dance Error. I had the same problem. I just ordered a repair kit from EESolutions.ca and did the fix myself. Works like new to this day. ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Passat 2000 W Reg Had the rear brakes and disks changed then a month later had a front tyre replaced and as I drove off something went tinkle tinkle on the road (like someone had left a spanner). Week later the ABS light and the brake light come on with the usual STOP Brake Fail Service Manual message. Had brakes checked but they could find no fault. I've tried the ABS under controlled conditions and it works. What could the problem be?? I've been running the car under these conditions and no pr
The ABS module has a history of wearing out on VWs. Nothing wrong with the brakes themselves, but the ABS module would need to be replaced to stop the lights coming on... but the problem is a new ABS module can be very expensive for a new one (~$900 ... Vacuums