Having problems with your Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Brush is not spinning, vacuum is not sucking.

\015 I changed the bag, it's in properly. cleaned out the few things in the brush, used a pipe cleaner to reach up under the brush and pulled out little hunks of dust and debris. The attachment hose is sucking, whether it's in tool mode or carpet mode. But in carpet mode the brushes aren't spinning. This vacuum was consumer reports most recommended and it's amazing, I'm moving out of a rental home and need this ****** up and working ASAP. Please help! We' ve taken it apart and can't find anything out of sorts.\015

Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Brush spins, motor heats up, container doesn't spin anymore, not sure if it is "sucking up" anything ..had it for less than a year. Why won't it vacuum? dirt devil 12 amp HEPA filter vacuum

Probably clogged, or filters are very dirty ... Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum Vacuum

Brush is not spinning, vacuum is not sucking.

... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

No sucking the brushes spin fine, but the vacuum does not suck up things, is it worth fixing?

Could be that the dust cup filter is clogged, part #60958, or the inlet down by the brush roll is clogged. ... Eureka 402A Bagless Upright Vacuum

Hi good day, I have a Kenmore Grab n Go 12.0AMPS Vacuum cleaner, Model# 116.34722402 & serial#T53601507. The vacuum is now having a problem whereby the rolling brush underneath is not spinning when the vac is on. This has caused it to stop sucking up dust. Could you please advise as to what might be the problem. Thanks in advance for your kind assistance. regards, Clarance

... Kenmore 34722 Grab-N-Go Upright Vacuum

I was vacuuming with the Dyson DC 17 and sucked up a berber carpet string by accident and after cutting and pulling it all out of the bottom brush part, the brush no longer spins but the suction part works. What do I do?

The belt could be snapped. If this model has a brush protected belt then it has to be repaired by a service call. If however you can get to the brush roll belt by removing the bottom sole plate (turning over the vacuum so that you're looking at the b ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums

Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year. ... Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright Vacuum

Hi my vacuum isnt sucking up like it should, actually hardly at all, the brush on the bottom is spinning, not sure what is the matter with it

Check all the hoses and filters for any blockages. ... Vacuums

Brushes do not spin and not sucking up water - Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum

... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum

My vacuum's cyclonic action is not spinning and creating very little vacuum pressure through hose or floor brush area. I already checked, brushes are spinning, there is no apparent blockage in the canister, I took it completely apart and removed excess dust from the filter. Still no good vacuum. Any suggestions?

The following filter in your in your dump cup needs to be replaced. \015\012F24 Dirt Devil "I" Bagless Upright Vacuum Replacement Filter Style F24 ... Dirt Devil M130005 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a problem with my model 6585-3 bissell upright powerforce bagless turbo with turbo brush vacuum The brush has quit spinning upon removal i noticed that one side of the brush was free to spin the other side that has the rectangular piece to help hold into place seems to be locked up and will not spin is it corroded or have i lost a piece that joins with it that allows it to spin freely belts are good and motor is turning brush will not budge

... Vacuums

Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.

The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums


This unit uses a turbine assy to turn the brushes. The brushes could have something jamming them. Remove the brush unit, it is held on 2 spring hooks 1 on each side. The brush unit is driven thru a 1/4" square post, only one brush is driven and it dr ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

I have the bissell powerglide vacuum with the turbo brush attachment. Being the neighborhood "cat lady", I love this attachment -- that is, I did until it just stopped spinning. I don't see anything blocking the brush. It just doesn't spin when I attach it to the vacuum hose.

1. this could be (2) things that are happening or 32. there is hair surround the spindle (rotation) brush tool blocking rotation or you have a motor that has failed and it is not turning the rotation brush.3. the switch (on /off) has fail ... Vacuums

My Rainbow SE vacuum was working fine until I ran over the edge of a rug and it went in to the nozzle. I immediately switched the vacuum off and proceeded to move the rug. When I tried to turn the Rainbow back on the brush was no longer spinning. I've tried the reset button and checking the nozzle for any debris, there are none. The brush just won't spin.

Hello lilbutmunch1,\015\012The brush is motor/belt driven so you probably either broke the belt or it shifted off the motor or brush shaft. I suggest you unplug it,flip it over and look for screws that hold the baseplate together.. remove those ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Why wont the brushes spin? I have had this machine for about 3 years and it has always worked great, tonight the brushes will not spin at all, it still sprays and sucks up the water. We took the brushes off and were able to spin them by hand

In this machine there is no belt. The brushes actually spin by vacuum and in the turbine assembly there is a small wheel bearign which rusts out. You will need to remove and repair or replace the turbine and gear assembly P/N should be 43191009 ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

I was vacuuming, and ran over an area rug with those tassle things on the end. the brush immediately stopped spinning. so i turned the vacuum off and un-tangled the brush. after replacing the brush and putting the assembly back together, the brush no longer rotates.

Did you smell something burning? You probably melted/broke the drive belt. ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

I snagged a loose throw rug with the Dyson last night. It jammed the brushes which stopped spinning, Once I removed all the entangled fibers the motor won't turn. The vacume still sucks, but the brushes don't spin I'm concerned I burnt up the motor for the brushes

Have you checked the belt? You can do so by removing the bottom plate from the power head. Once removed, check the belt. If broken or worn, it needs replaced.\015\012An instruction video for replacing the belt can be found on the below link. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I was vacuuming my room and all of a sudden I hear this loud noise, then notice the roller brush isn't spinning. Thinking too much hair was caught I separated it from the rod and hose to clean it out, but noticed that the roller brush didn't move at all while I was cleaning it. I've cleaned the brush before and it would roll around with little effort, but this time I couldn't move it at all. After removing hair and string I put the vacuum back together and started it up, but the noise continued,

It sounds like if the rod is clean then there is debree inside the roller where the rod fits in too. ... Hoover Platinum Cyclonic Bagless Canister Vacuum With Power Nozzle

Its like the roller brush won't lower and it doesn't "engage" anymore. I posted this but input the wrong vacuum model ....not sure if that matters? I can vacuum and you still see footprints on the carpet. I have suction, just no brush action, yet the brush spins....

Sorry about that, I guess I have to post this as a solution in order for the pictures to display. Here's the entire solution on a similar problem that I've answered previously. Please let me know if you need help further diagnosing the machine, I ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Bissell Lift-off Revolution Turbo vacuum and the brush doesn't spin on its own anymore. Does this mean the motor is busted because there's no noise when you press the brush button. We've just replaced the belt, hepa filter and a new brush. But its still the same. What's wrong with my vacuum?

Its probably the motor. remove the covers with a #2 phillips head screwdriver and cut the wires to the motor ( unplugged ). purchase some crimps at radio shack to resplice the wires together in the same fashion. ... Bissell Vacuums

When vacuuming hardwood floor, hair gathers on brush and never sucks into vacuum. I spend most of my time cleaning off brushes. How do I clean hardwood floor with dog hairs.

1. Broom and dust pan, then mop\015\0122. Wet dry vac with wide non-brush attachment\015\0123. Here's a link to a vacuum professing to clean pet hairs well\015\012\015\012 ... Sebo Air Belt C2.1 Bagged Canister Vacuum

When switching the vacuum (DC17 Animal) over to the hard surface setting (so the beater brush is not spinning), the vacuum shuts off. I cleaned the dust bin and checked the filter. I also cleared the beater brush of hair or debris that was wrapped around it. It still shuts off. Ideas? Thanks.

The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:Dyson DC17 Belt ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic 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

My vacuum blows air instead of sucking air. I have a dirt devil swivel guide. I got something stuck in the brush spinner, got it out...but now the vacuum doesnt suck stuff up anymore.

Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=571660\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012My vacuum blows air instead\015\012Posted by katweaver3 on ... Vacuums

Roller brush stops spinning and vacuum makes noise. Brush will spin normally ok, until you use it on the rug.

That means that the belt is stretched and can't turn the brush against the resistance of the carpet. Here is a link for the\015\012instructions on how to change the belt and a link for the belt you need: ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0848 seconds