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Burning smell when vaccuum running with or without attachment

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Most likely your belt is worn and it needs to be replaced. You can get replacement belts at www.vacbelts.com.
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Burning smell when vaccuum running with or without attachment

Most likely your belt is worn and it needs to be replaced. You can get replacement belts at www.vacbelts.com. ... Kenmore Vacuums

Burning Smell Hi, I have a Rainbow E series that when I run the vacuum there is a burning smell. I have cleaned the entire unit and filter but still have the smell? I am afraid that the motor will burn out?

Check the carbon motor brushes, there might be arcing on the armature. New brushes may help if the armature is ok. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G.  The smell seems to be coming from the belt.  I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working.  the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal.  What is causing this?

Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Burning smell When i start up my vaccuum it gives off a burning smell, it still picks up & operates like it should just leaves the house smelling like ive had a fire. Any advice on how to fix will be greatly appreciated.

Replace the belt. It is probably stretched and is slipping. This will produce the smell your describing. These belts should be changed at least once a year. ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

The brush roller stops turning and I can smell the belt burning, then it will catch and start working normal. I looked under the plate to check the belts and they looked okay and no hang ups of string or anything. The only thing that seemed weird was that the smaller belt that actually attaches and turns the roller is a bit loose. The larger belt is tight but looks like its the one that is burning and causing the smell.

Better to replace both belts the smaller one is stretched out thats whyits slipping ,be sure to clean the old rubber off the motor shaft before replacing the belts.it will cause the new belts to run unevevly and go bad before their time ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hello, I have a problem with my Eureka Powerline bagged upright vacuum. It has a 12 amp motor and is model #4352, Type D. It was probably bought new in 1998. My problem is, while vacuuming today the motor seemed to slow down all of the sudden and then began smelling like burning rubber. I shut the vacuum off to check for blockages but could not find anything blocked. When I then turned it on again it runs but seems to only be running at 1/2 the motor speed and still has the rubber buring smell.

It sounds like a rubber sealing in the motor has come loose and is being constantly rubbed against the walls of the motor with would cause the smell and loss of motor speed caused by the fricton of rubber against the rod so if you can get to the moto ... Vacuums

My vaccuum has lost suction. I changed the bag and cleaned everything out. The vaccuum is only 6 years old. I even replaced the belt around the brush. When I turn the vaccuum on it smells like burning rubber. My vaccuum is an upright 12 amp model #33000300C serial #Y347012385

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I heard that a class action lawsuit against Oreck Vacuum is being started because of all the problems customers are having with their vacuums. Does anyone know about this? My Oreck is only a couple of years old and keeps burning up belts. I took it in after only one week of usage when I started to notice white smoke coming out of it and the smell of burning rubber. I feel like I got the old run-around, when the service tech told me he couldn't find anything wrong (but replaced the burned up belt

You are correct about the fact that legal action has been taken. Go to this link to read more\015\012\015\012 ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My e-2 vacuum runs very loud and smell like it's burning.

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The belt broke and there was a bit of a burning smell - I attached the carpet cleaner attachment with integral belt but there's no electric power

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When I turn on my Kenmore Premier 4.5 Peak HP 10.0 Amp after about a minute of running I get a burning smell. When I opened up the compartment that holds the dust collection bag, and remove the bag I found a filter. The filter was minimally dusty and has been cleaned. After sniffing around, I could not identify the source of the smell.

Dose it smell like rubber check your belt ... Vacuums

I smelled something burning one day , but i kept using my d4c, now the motor part does not run but the top plug in will run

I work on Rainbows. D4C-E2 etc. Not sure what you mean by the top plug in. There are two motors in the rainbow, one in the main unit, one in the power head. Where was the odor coming from? email me back with more info, I can help you with this. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have an Edison dehumidifier DHE 40W G-1 and it does a good job of taking water out of the air, but it smells really bad. It is a pungent odor that comes out when it is running, not a burning smell. What is this from? Have you seen this before? Please, please help me if you can....

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Oreck XL My Oreck just turned off in the middle of vacuuming and I smelled a burning smell. I am thinking that if I can take it apart and remove whatever turned it off, it will run again.

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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???

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No suction My Hoover Wind Tunnel vacuum runs but there is no suction. The last two or three times I used it, it shut itself off after having a burning smell. When I unplug it for the suggested 30 minutes, the motor will run again but no suction. What is wrong?? Should I just buy a nve one? This one is 8 years old.

Sounds like your motor bearings are going bad. This is generally indicated by the motor overheating, and the heat transferring out through the motor pulley, which is where the belt attaches. So, your machine is overheating, melting the belt, and then ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Miele Solution HEPA 5000 vacuum cleanr gives off a burning smell but will continue to run with a varying motor tone. I have not run it for more than a minute like this. I have reviewed responses to similar problems but cannot figure out how to access the motor. Can anyone advise?

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Power shuts off when hose is attached. runs without hose attached. bag is empty, hose is cleared.

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Hoover Savvy runs but has a burning smell...

Could be that the motor went bad, or one of the circuit boards is bad. The brush roll motor is the likely suspect. ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum

Kirby G4 running very loud and smells hot.

Were you put the belt on see if any thing is rubbing against shaft.it may have been the belt,replace the belt and clean out the bab and also the floor brush. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC17 seems to be overheating? Started to smell like something was burning after running it for 15 min or so. I turned it off for an hour or so and then started it again and now is making a loud rumbling noise

You need to replace the worn belt. Here is the belt you need and a manual you can view which has instructions:\015\012\015\012Dyson DC17 Belt and Manual ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The vacuum went its on and running a faint burn smell

That means that you need to change the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual which has instructions:Eureka 2961AVZ Belts ... Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

I was cleaning my carpet using my hoover steamvac ls. I had already changed the water 3 times. The last time, the water ran out and I kept running it for a couple of minutes trying to **** up some of the water off the carpet when it just shut down. I check the breaker and the outlet and they were OK. Checked my manual for troubleshooting; couldn't find an answer there. Do you think I burned the motor up (I didn't smell anything) or will I have to send it in for repair? When I clicked on your web

(1) take the tank off and reassemble to assure you sealed to the lower handle.\015\012(2) the water feed has nothing to do with the motor or electrical, purely mechanical.\015\012Hoover web site is free, no cost. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

Stopped working Was working fine then it smelled like burning rubber, not the belt I checked. It sounds like the motor wants to run then it just stopped but the light is on. What do you think, go by a new one?? This has been a great vacuum cleaner and I can not seem to find a Sharp anywere. Thanks for your time.

Well it could be the motor, if it is it would cost around $80 or so for a motor. May be better to buy new, thre are a number of good brands out there. ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Progressive drive bagless and beltless sweeper (purple) that has a burning smell when running, what could it be?

Most likely the brushroll motor which is located inside the brushroll. This machine is one of the worst designs produced by kenmore, usually the brushroll motor only lasts 2 to 3 yrs. ... Vacuums
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