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535 series - just put in new battery - does not work - just spins around in circles and tries to back up - then beeps nine times (bumper?) Won't dock.

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For the first time, I tried using my Kirby Sentria shampoo attachment. I've lost the manual but found instructions online for making the swap from regular vac to shampoo-er and got it all assembled. The foam laid down just fine, however, when I run the vac back over the foam to pick it up, there is not a stitch of water showing up in the tray. First I thought maybe it was bc I hadn't put that much of the foam/water onto the carpet, but 12 hours later, the carpet is still wet in spots. Clearly

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I have a VX3000C Broan vacuum and the motor sometimes runs lower and comes back to normal time and time. Plus, now it lamost stops before coming back to normal speed. Can someone explain to me what that might be or if it did happen to someone else? It doesn't stop, but runs at very low speed and come back. It is like if a connection is not made properly. But it does the same at my 3 connections and I did check the one on the vaccuum itselfs.

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Hi. I have a Kirby from back in the early 90s (model G3D). Never had major issues with it. Can't remember the last time I had maintenance/tune up done. It's just sounding different when I run it the last few times...almost like it's louder and kind of echo-ey. Still suctioning well, but something's not right and I don't want to run it until I know if anything's up. Any suggestions? I'd like to try and figure this one out on my own with your help. Thanks in advance for your help. Marci

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Nilfisk GD-2000. Same problem with the new vacuum as the old one, runs 30 seconds to a minute & shuts down. Sometimes it'll start & run another 30 seconds or so, but shuts down. Other times it won't start back up at all. No clogs & bag is new. Please help.

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My Bissell Proheat Turbo puts out too much water and cleaner and won't **** it back up like it should. Also when I use the attachments dirty water runs out the the hose when I am done. It's used a lot, I shampoo all the carpets about 2 times a month and I shampoo the funiture 1 time a month. I bought it about 3 months ago.

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Our vacuum will not stay running.. We have cleaned both filters several times since dyson told us there was a switch which turns the vacuum off if the filter in the ball was dirty, but we still need to keep pushing the switch several times to turn the unit back on while vacuuming.

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Just bought this a month and a half ago - used 3 to 4 times and it is making a loud humming noise like something is stuck. Filter is still good and cup is cleaned each time. Wanting to take it back to store and exchange it.

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Vacuum either stops for no reason and can't be restarted without unplugging and waiting 1/2 hour to restart, or it simply will not turn on at all. The red light comes on when the "On" button is pressed. I took it back today for the 4th time in a month to where it was purchased. They called later and said it was running fine and they could not detect a problem. The last three times they have (1) replaced the roller brush, (2) "unclogged" the vacuum, and (3) "adjusted" the belt.

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Roomba 4110 runs back and forth about 2 feet doese 180 come back same.

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I have a GE model #SCA1000HBB02. Recently the control buttons quit working. I thought maybe someone locked the controls but thats not the case. The display lights up shows the time but thats all. I unplugged it and then powered it back up the display comes up to set the time but the buttons will not allow. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Gary

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Model 31320 SkyScan Equity Time Clock -- it did not change with DST but I cannot figure out how to manually set the time. Back of clock shows 4 long buttons: MODE YEAR/SEC ALM/DST/C/F MONTH/HR WAVE/ZONE DATE/MIN 12/24 tHANKS

Hi,You press and release the mode button, then press the adjust button. This is what the instructions say to do. However, I see that you don't have an adjust button listed. I would try pressing and releasing the mode button, then pressing ... Vacuums

I purchased the Sharp Ultra-Thin Digital Alarm Clock Today. SPC431A The first one I bought the digits did not show up on the right side of the clock. I went and exchanged it for another, after showing the store what was wrong with it. I have now been able to set most all of it, but... 1) It is on 24 hr mode, instead of AM or PM. The instructions that I have do not say anything about a 24 hr mode. I have tried running through the clocks hours, to see if that would change it back to AM or P

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I installed a new battery in my Roomba 540. It charges and runs directly with power cord but will not charge on dock. When I push the dock button, it acts like it "sees" the dock and approaches it and even slides on, but then gets back off again and just keeps going back and forth until I turn it off.

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Advance HR 2800 stops running and shows an error 3. What is error 3? it does start up and run after a short time.

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My roomba backs away from docking station then starts to go then stops and spin left then stops and spins right after a few times stops and beeps many beeps. What is the problem

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Roomba 400 says "uh oh" and beeps 4 times

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Roomba only circles back and forth in a very small area as if something is stuck. I have cleaned and cleared all the lint and hair from all wheels and it continues in small semi-circles, moving only a few inches.

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Kenmore 116.23513301 Motor runs, but the brush will not rotate. Every time I hit the overload reset button, it will rotate for about a second then stop. I replaced the belt and cleaned around the brush, but the brush still will not rotate. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

If the motor on the power brush is running the belt is bad, if the motor on the power brush only runs when you push the overload, the overload is bad. ... Kenmore 22812 Bagged Canister Vacuum

My i-robot spins first to the right, moves back a little, then spins again. after about a minute it stops the red light flashes it says oh oh and beeps nine times. how can i fix this?

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I have a new irobot 500 i charget it and tried to see if it would work okay onlly to find that it backs up makes a few circles then shuts down beeping 9 times manuel says its a bumper problem is there a way to reset the program?

I had a similar problem, mine did not shut down he just kept running in a reverse circle, roomba support suggested i hold him from the back and gently tap the bumper a few times,I think to un-stick one of the sensors. This did not work for me howeve ... iRobot Roomba 500 Series Virtual Wall Lighthouse 80201 Robotic Vacuum
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