Having problems with your Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum ?
Vac has no suction,hose clear and tried new bags
Make sure lid is all the way down, detach hose from canister and drop penny through to make sure is clear..
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Vac has no suction,hose clear and tried new bags
Make sure lid is all the way down, detach hose from canister and drop penny through to make sure is clear.. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
I have a new Kenmore magic bued and I am about to change bags for the first time. Trying to do this the clip that is supposed to hod the bag close to the whole keeps coming off when I replace it and close the lid, turn on the vac the sucction is very low and it keeps showing the bag is full which is not true / what is going wrong here ? Thanks so much for supporting, Beba
Sorry to hear that you are having problems with you Kenmore Magic Blue.There is a so-called "bag full indicator", which will only turn red if it got some major blockage. This is the reason why there is no power suction.The "fu ... Kenmore Magic Blue 24195 Bagged Canister Vacuum
Help hi there. i have a hoover savvy u8172-900 vaccum. the hose has great suction, but there is limited suction on the main unit and the brush does not spin when i try to use the product. we have cleared the brush of any debris and have also installed a new bag. a few days ago, we disconnected the hose to make sure there was not any foreign bodies stuck in the unit...nothing seems to help. any advise?
As the hose fits into the base (if i am correct) the power at the base should be fine, make sure the base is clean and free from blockage,\015\012you say the brush doesn't spin, has the belt broken, if so replace it, (very cheap) and only a couple of ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
Faithful Sebo X1 upright, about 12 years old, stopped working today. I replaced old with new dust bag, checked all dust paths were clear, checked main brush was clear/clean, and drive spindle rotated OK with fingers. When power switched on, the two red indicators briefly flash on then off, but nothing more happens, motor does not start - even with power reaching machine. Tried removing all consumables, refitting and turning on a few times to reset, no joy. Removed base cover, both belts were i
At 12 years, this vacuum has had a good long life. I suspect the motor is shot, but it could be due to faulty wiring and connections. A bad switch, break in the power cord, and worn brushes in the motor are other causes.\015\012I recommend ta ... Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Poor suction (new bag, clean filter, clear hose)
Check the impeller on the moter it may be missing a fin or two (question does it make any unusual noise or vibration ?) ... Vacuums
I have a Nilfisk GS90 and trying to install the internal fabric filter bag. There is a metal bar. Not sure how this holds the bag in. Trying to find the manual that might explain how to maintain the unit. It is a great vac and is clean to use. Rich
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My almost new miele Dog and Cat vac keeps telling me the bag is full when it's not (new bag, no clogs)and I have almost no suction. Any ideas?
Remove the hose and check the suction. It it is still bad check to see if the canister is closing on the bag. Most likely the hepa filter needs replaced. Here ... Miele S514 Solaris Bagged Canister Vacuum
I'm trying to clear the tube on an Oreck upright and can't loosen the upper ring. Very hard to get at with the bag on.
If you have a large pair of pliers you can use that to loosen the upper ring. ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Kirby G4. I have noticed the last few days when trying to vacuum that it is blowing more than it is sucking up. I put on a new bag to make sure it wasn't too full. I also put on the hose and noticed it's not sucking as well as normal. I unzipped the back of the bag holder and noticed the bag isn't inflating as it should be as well. I appreciate any advice. Thank you.
Take the mini emptor off(plastic piece on bottom of cloth bag) this is done by rotating it away from the body of the machine. There is most likely a clog there. Also take the brush head off and inspect fan for chips or cracks this will also reduce su ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My electrolux lux 2000 kkeeps shuting down as though the bag is full(bag light) even with new bag , hose is clear but shuts down as soon as air flow is interupted an any rate
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My brand-new Hoover Windtunnel T-Series Pet Rewind Bagless vac simply shut off while I was using it and now I can't get it to turn back on. I've emptied the dirt collection bin and let the unit sit unplugged for 30 minutes to reset the Thermal Protector as per the manual. I've even tried a few different outlets just in case a fuse got tripped, but the vac still won't turn on. What happened? Do I need to return this vac to the store? I just bought it 5 hours ago.
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My brush is no longer working on my bissell healthy home vac. when i try to turn it on it makes a high pitched squealing sound. I'm pretty sure it needs a new belt but my husband is having trouble getting the vac. apart. He says you need a special tool to get the screws out of the bottom of the vac. Any advice? THANK YOU!
Hi,\015\012 According to Bissel, they should be standard phillips screws. Nowever - things change.\015\012This is a general guide from Bissel for belt change - \015\012 ... Bissell Healthy Home HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Metallic Blue
Hi, I have a Dirt Devil Model # M08100REDC. I desperately need to change the bag, but I don't see an obvious way to do it. I'm afraid to try pulling on the cloth tab thingy that's just below the handle, between the rubber ring that holds the bag on the vac, because it seems like stuff will fly everywhere from the force required to remove it, and I might not be able to get it back on there. Should I just pull on that cloth tab until the bag comes off? Thanks, Roberta
You can pull on the tab to remove the bag, but probably a better way is to gently pull on the rubber ring that attaches the bag to the back of the vacuum body. If you don't yank and ****, it should come off without spilling the dirt. There may also b ... Dirt Devil Classic M08100 Bagged Handheld Vacuum
Vac keeps shutting itself off!? vac bag is clear as is hose and wand
This problem is caused by the static electricity which causes the hose controls to jump back down to the off setting. I have seen this issue on several Silver Moon and Blue Moon models before.The only way to fix this problem is to purchas ... Miele s558 Silver Moon Vacuum
Hoover tempo upright is clogged. I can only vac for a few minutes, then I have to unplug it and turn it over and clean out the under part under the roller. It is totally stuffed with dirt and dust and carpet fibers. I have a new bag in. It is like it is clogged up inbetween the bag and the roller. Also gets clogged when using the hose. It is maybe a year old. How can I take it apart and unclog it?
Disconnect the hose and head and wands. Drop a quarter thru the hose, the handle sometimes clogs. peer thru the wands and inspect the elbow on the head for blockage as well ... Vacuums
My new Kenmoore Powermate 116 canister has poor suction. I have no pets and light dust. Its not picking up small particles on the wood floor with the floor attachment. When I put my hand to the suction it feels weak. Cleared hose and changed bag. Using again, same issues. This should not be happening with a new vacuum. Is it a bad design in the elbow joint of the hose? I want to return this!!!!
First of all disassemble the handle and hose as much as possible and examine the inside. Make sure there is not any significant debris lodged in the hose somewhere like a plastic bag or something.\015\012\015\012Also check at the top of t ... Kenmore 23912 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
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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The bag light stays on, the bag is new, the vac keeps going off, Am I doing something wrong?
First, turn dial on top of vacuum counter-clockwise so the smallest dot lines up with the arrow. See if it stays on. If not, detach hose and turn vacuum on. Place palm of hand over intake. If it turns off, it's possible that the tubes connecting to t ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum
I am getting very little suction from the motor. The hose is clear, the bag new. When I open the bag cover, plug the hose in and turn the vacuum on, there is next to no suction from the motor. What do you think is wrong? How do I remove the cord retractor to get to the two screws that hold the back of the canopy cover?
Your problem is probably is you don't have a proper seal in your chasis. A vacuum has to be sealed tight or the air will leak out and the seal broken. Check around the whole body after the bag is in and check for any airflow noise. I could help more ... Vacuums
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
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=638285\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012For the first time, I\015\012Posted by MHicks on J ... Vacuums
My upright kenmore progressive vacuum will not suction up when using the sweeper. It will suction things when I use one of the tools. I have put in a new bag and have tried to see if anything is blocking the bottom. It sometimes makes a very loud noise when I try to vacuum. If I press the intell clean on and off yellow button the noise may go away but it still does not work.
Double check hose placement, making sure you have the hose inserted into the correct slot. The long attachment nozzle stores in the front hole on the right, and the sucking hose inserts into the rear hole on the right. I know this is too simple of a ... Vacuums
Why am I getting a smell out of my Kirby when I am vacuuming, I have tried changing the bag thinking it was something to do with that, but even with the new bag I get the same horrible smell. Can you help please. Thank you.
If it is a burning rubber smell then that means that the belt needs to be changed. Here are the belts you need:Kirby Ultimate G Belts ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Electrolux epic series 6000 sr model canister...we put a new bag in machine but it wont turn on and the light is on saying the bag is full and needs to be replaced...we tried the on-off switch several times but it wont turn on...why?
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HOOVER VACUUMS MY MOTHER'S WORK, MERRY MAIDS, USES ALL HOOVER VACS. THEY ARE LIGHTWEIGHT-UPRIGHT-BAGGED VACS. I TRY TO FIX THEM WHEN THE MAIDS BREAK THEM; BUT, I'M HAVING PROBLEMS WITH A BURNING SMELL AND ONE MOTOR EVEN SMOKES. I'M NOT SURE THE MODEL. CAN YOU HELP? THANK YOU.....
Go to thehooverstore - this site lists a whole bunch of hoover machines, exploded diagrams and parts lists. ... Hoover Soft Light Supreme U4262-930 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Lux legacy my vacuem wont run but 1second after i push the on switch. the full bag light comes on when it shuts off.i turn it on again and it runs for asecond and cuts off. it has abrand new bag in it.i tried adjusting the suction knob on top to no avail.
Actually the problem is inside of the canister itself. You need to change a part called the control valve. Occaisonally when fine particles get inside of the valve it damages the inside of the valve, sending a false reading to the main motor, causi ... Electrolux Lux 7000 Bagged Canister Vacuum