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On my Kenmore whispertone 5.1 the bearings are bad on the motor there are two bearings they are listed as 608 BRS I see bearings all over ebay 6082RS 608SS but none BRS can I use any 608 Bearing or does it have to be a 608 BRS Bearing are these dry bearings or greased bearings I cant get any real information on the bearings I dont want to go to sears when I can get bearing much cheaper off ebay can some one shed some light on the bearings I would use the motor is made by Lamb Ametek went to ther


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On my Kenmore whispertone 5.1 the bearings are bad on the motor there are two bearings they are listed as 608 BRS I see bearings all over ebay 6082RS 608SS but none BRS can I use any 608 Bearing or does it have to be a 608 BRS Bearing are these dry bearings or greased bearings I cant get any real information on the bearings I dont want to go to sears when I can get bearing much cheaper off ebay can some one shed some light on the bearings I would use the motor is made by Lamb Ametek went to ther


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Does anyone know where I can get a motor bearing for the 3595 upright vacuum. Called Bissell and they say I have to be an authorized dealer to get "internal" parts and called their "authorozed dealer" and they told me they cannot get the part and I needed a new motor...ridiculous! Anyone put a bearing on these and if so where did you get it from?


Bought the whole motor assembly for mine, no bearing only part available. THis vacuum now headed for its third motor. " $45 dollars is still cheaper than a new vacuum". That's what I said the first time... ... Bissell CleanView 3596 Bagless Upright Vacuum

The pump motor in my Bissel Proheat 2x Plus seems to have failed. It was seized so I sprayed WD-40 in it and let it sit for 3 days. Now I can turn it by hand, but when plugged into the unit it still doesn't spin. Here's a picture: http://bbay.dreamhost.com/bissel_proheat_2x_plus/P1070021.JPG I wanted to take the motor out and hook it into another power source to see if I can get it going but it has 3 wires. I'm used to only 2 (+ and -). How can I hook the motor up to another power source,


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Bissell lift off vacuum about 4yrs old. Extremely noisy. OK until before Christmas but getting worse every time it's used. Washable filters washed, HEPA filter replaced. brush bar cleaned of every scrap, hose empty,everything that can be cleared has been. Noise high pitched, screeching and can only bear to use it for a few seconds at a time. Suction OK. Mine is so loud I can't use it very long-high pitch screech. Can this be fixed or does the whole vacuum need to be replaced? It still cleans gr


Sounds like a bad motor. Could be either foot motor or main motor either way cost will be more than half of the unit. ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum

I have an Electrolux LITE upright carpet cleaner - about 15 years old. Suddenly last night when using it, from the normal motor (whooshing) sound, the motor suddenly went very slow and with a slight grinding sound. The brushes are now just turning round very slowly and areobviously not picking up anything. Has the motor gone or is this repairable, or should I just get a new cleaner? I have tried to open the machine from the bottom to see if anything is obviously wrong, but it looks complicated a


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The region of the motor gets very hot during use. What can I do?


The Hoover is likely built with a temperature overload protector, to shut down the unit if it gets excessively hot. All the units will get heat build-up from the suction motor during use. ... Hoover Vacuums

Bissell lift off vacuum about 4yrs old. Extremely noisy. OK until before Christmas but getting worse every time it's used. Washable filters washed, HEPA filter replaced. brush bar cleaned of every scrap, hose empty,everything that can be cleared has been. Noise high pitched, screeching and can only bear to use it for a few seconds at a time. Suction OK.


Sounds like a bad motor bearing. If it is, then you would have to replace it. Could be the brush roll, did you check the ends to make sure they turn easily? ... Vacuums

Burning smell While using the vacuum, the running light will get dim. If I hold the handle at the point where the light gets dim the motor will start smoking. I can either raise or lower the handle and the light will brighten up and the vacuum will run fine. Any ideas???


Hi theres two things that could have made it start doing that 1 the whires have a short in it or 2 the motor has gon faulty. you might want to buy a new machine ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum

I have a Z345 Electrolux cylinder vacuum cleaner, from the 1970s probably, but not used much. I have lost the guide. I forgot to change the bag before it was full. Smoke started to come out - smelling of burnt paper, not rubber. So switched off. It did not blow the fuse, and may be OK. I wish to inspect it. How do I open it up? Alos I have an air filter and a motor filter for it. I have often changed the air filter on the top. How do I get at the motor filter, if there is one? Than


Good day! OK you have to is replaced the bag and that's it.And don't forget to change the bag again to avoid that problem.Thank you ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum

My dyson has started to give off an acrid smell when I use it. I have checked all areas for blockages, cleaned the removable filter and removed all hair from the brush but this has not helped. I am worried the motor is getting hot in use. Whats the best thing to do next? Thanks


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I have a Simplicity (Danby) SDR458H Dehumidifier. The bearings in the fan motor have become loud and scratchy sounding (due to a plugged-up filter in the past). I would like to get a repair manual for it with part numbers so I can order a new fan motor.


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Hi, i was able to get to my electrolux epic series 6500 motor. i know that my bearing is broken inside the motor but i am not able to remove the metal plates around the fans. how can i do so? thanls


You don't. This motor is not designed to come apart, not even by Electrolux service techs. The whole motor has got to be replaced. ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

When I sart to run my bagless vacuum, it runs for a second and then shuts off. I replaced the belt and the filter. The repairman told me that on bagless vaccuums, the motor and bearings get clogged w


Take the brush roller off and on the ends are the bearing caps.try to take those off and clean the bearings ,carpet strands and hair will cause that.after you do that make sure the roller turns freely if not then the bearings might be bad and if that ... Vacuums

Hi, I bought a used Miele silvermoon vacuum on ebay and the motor just doesnt seem as powerful as my Miele red star


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Replacement parts... I've got a 3594 Bissell and the belt has come completely off. In the process of breaking, it bent the metal guide inside the motor housing and melted the plastic that holds the guide and keeps the belt inline with the roller. I've got it running again by using a screw I filed all the threads off of, but it only works for 10 minutes at a time before breaking another belt. This process is getting expensive, as it usually takes 30 minutes to completely vacuum the house. Is ther


Most likely it is the top cover that needs to be replaced, part #2031238 and is around $30. It would have that guide on it. ... Bissell 3594 CleanView PowerTrak Bagless Upright Vacuum

Manual A friend of mine just cleaned out her garage and gave me a Westinghouse WST1600 vacuum that was rarely used. I purchased new #25 fuses and have had the battery pack plugged in for over 10 hours and when I put in into the vacuum and press the on button a green light flashes, but the motor does not start. Can I get this vacuum to work?


Here is a copy of the manual for your vacuumwww.thinkvacuums.com/pdf/uprights/Westinghouse-WST1600A.pdfWhat could be the problem is the battery could be shot after not being used for so many years that the life of the battery ... Westinghouse WST1600 Upright Vacuum

I am losing suction and it sounds as if there is a leak in the vacuum(I hear air rushing around). There is also a high pitched noise. Dyson dc07. Can there be leaks in the gaskets where you clean hoses and filter? are they replaceable. Does the noise suggest the bearings are going in the motor?Is it worth getting fixed?


It wont be a gasket problem - they don't tend to fail. \015\012\015\012A high-pitched noise can be a number of different things. That is too vague to diagnose on here with the description you have given. Can you be more specific? ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Plug gets hot when using vacuum.Could it be the motor? My husband thinks it's because it is drawing to much power. That the vacuum is blocked somewhere.


Do you mean the plug in the wall gets hot if so this should never happen has the fuse in the plug been changed?\012 if not the vacum can not be pulling to much power as the fuse will blow to stop that\012 Yes the vacuum may be blocked ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Aquamate basin pump does not work. Used it 3 times, stored it for a year and pump does not work. Looks like a reliability issue. Is this product defective for everybody? I saw an ebay listing for the basin that states "the pump works." Looks like I am not the only one with this problem if he has to mention that the pump worksl How do I get a basin with a working pump? gap920


Hmmm............ looks like the impeller is already stuck from a year w/o using it!\012\012\012I suggest if u could open it and spray some penetrating oil on the bushing of the pump motror and the impeller, force the motor to turn m ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Motor is getting louder and louder, too loud to use


Bearings of the motor REPLACE always the complete motor if its worth to do . if it comes in line with the general state of the remaining whole ... Fein 9-11-55 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Our kenmore progressive model #11634922 was working fine today. And then - it's not. Plugged in - nothing is working on it. We let it cool down (though it didn't seem hot). Still nothing - no light, no motor. Tried it in some other plugs that we know are functioning well - and still nothing. Any idea what might be wrong with it? It's six years old but doesn't get heavy use. Thanks so much ~ Susan Golden


Hi, it could be a number of things, cord may be bad as well as a problem with the motor. There also is a fuse that could have blown. If you go to sears.com, click on parts, put in your model number, when the page loads, click on the first link ... Kenmore Vacuums

Burned out The best way for me to describe the problem is to post reviews I made on Amazon.com, which is where I purchased them. ________________ Based on my past experience, I bought another 6 months ago. I live in a very tiny 2 room apartment and do not vacuum lots of dirt. I noticed this new vac getting very hot to the touch where the motor is located with only a few minutes of use. Today it just STOPPED. When I felt the canister, it was HOT. It obviously has burned out. Upon closer inspect


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My Kirby 2HD has started making an odd roaring noise but still works fine. I have taken the front assembly off and cleaned and adjusted the roller and checked the belt. The noise seems to come from the motor housing. I have tried to wiggle the main shaft at the front (bearings?) and it seems tight. Can't seem to get the other housings apart. Any ideas? Thanks, John


It is quite possible, it just needs lubed. The motor comes in direct contact with dirt so, you have to make sure the front bearing has a drop of oil on it from time to time. If it starts to scream at you within one month, after oiling, the bearing ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

Makita 440 Dust Extractor - Trying to rectify a problem, when i switch on an appliance plugged into the socket, it will not run. IS used to run with this plugged in, but the hoover motor runs no problem. Any ideas what might be amiss, or where i can get a wiring diagram? Thanks in Advance!


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I bought a Hoover Floormate from someone on eBay. There were no instructions included. I don't know how to put it together or use it. Where can I get an instruction manual?


Always check the manufacturer's website first; it will cut down on potential delays for you.\015\012\015\012Hoover manuals ... Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
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