Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
My kiby sentria G100 has no suction but still runs. How do I fix this??
First, unplug the vacuum. Next, open the front and check the belt & fan. If they are both good, remove the bag and check the port between the motor and the bag. Last, make sure the bag opening isn't clogged.
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My kiby sentria G100 has no suction but still runs. How do I fix this??
First, unplug the vacuum. Next, open the front and check the belt & fan. If they are both good, remove the bag and check the port between the motor and the bag. Last, make sure the bag opening isn't clogged. ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
No suction I just replaced the bag, and normally after this I have a lot of suction. Now that I have changed the bag I have less suction that I had before. Not even enough to picj up dog hair. I snaked he hose and checked all of the connections. It seems to have an air leak but no amount of tape will fix this. I cleaned the filer as well with warm water and dried it and re installed but still absolutely no suction. I am ready to throw it out! Any suggestions would be appreciated
1, Does the blower (discharge) side blow bunches of air??Yes: Something is clogged from the bag to the hose end. Try blowing out the hose from the discharge side.Or: The bag is not properly seated. Make sure that the plastic piece is ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum
My dyson slim dc18 has suction in hose attachment but no suction in floor attachment. Tried to clear any obstruction by running clothes hanger in rectangular opening that empties into cannister and also tried to blow air through there also but still can not get suction
Hi its Darran at Dyson.It would be worth checking that the brush bar is turning when the machine is in the vacuuming position. If it is not turning, please press the re-set switch located on the cleanerhead. If this starts th ... Sharper Image Dyson Slim DC18 All Floors Vacuum
DC25 does not suction when in use? Any ideas as to how to fix it?I removed all hair that was in the rollers and still no suction.
You probably have a blockage in the machine. Call the Dyson helpline to troubleshoot a blockage. They now what they're doing, they'll find a solution for the problem. ... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum
Rainbow Vacuum, about 5 yrs old (bought new, no issues prior) - my 6yr old tipped it on it's side while water was in basin. Now when I turn the power on, it makes a very loud sound in the motor and you can feel the vibration on the floor. The suction still works and basin still catches dirt - the noise is just so loud and I'm not sure if I should continue use or how to fix -?
Although a wet/dry vacuum, it cannot tolerate water in the motor. Water will cause the motor to short out, which will cause the motor to act/sound like yours does now, if it continues working at all.\015\012To prevent additional problems, the ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
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
Check the belt. this is a strong vaccume and even without the belt it will still have a decent amount of suction. If the belt is not tight or intact it can let the motor turn faster which will sound louder. other than that check all the hoses for hol ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a power drive baggless vacuum cleaner...it runs well, but suddenly it seems to have lost most of the suction coming through the hose and floor area. When I remove the dirt container, the suction below it seems strong. I have had it to repair twice--they have tuned it up and replaced all filters and belt. It still does not pick up well when I vacuum or use the hose. Can you help ?
There is something stopping it up,you will have to dissasemble the unit to find the blockage,this is the most likely problem. ... Hoover U6660-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
My hose no longer works no suction buth the vacuume still works how do i fix I checked the hose checked the filters nothing works to get my hose so it has suction.
Check the following after unplugging the power cord from the outlet.\012\012- Check for suction at the back of the unit, after removing the hose where it attaches to the back of the vacuum. If there is NO suction, the machine will need to be ta ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum
Tried other fixes but no suction still
Check hose for blockage ... Vacuums
Dyson DC14 suction still poor after all cleaning and new pre filter set.
... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
A sock got sucked up in my central vac there is still suction but not strong ..how do I fix?
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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
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
I have a Kenmore Elegance Vacuum with Dirt Sensor, Model # 116.30750400C, Serial number M41901532. When vacuuming the carpet the power head will work for 3-6 mins then automatically shut off, power is still there and lights work but the power head motor turns off and the suction stops. I will turn it off and on, check the outlet, flick the on off buttons...nothing. I will turn it off for a couple minutes and it turns back on and runs like normal. I've check the bags, filters, cleaned the hos
It is an electrical problem in the handle, if you can or know somebody that has any fix it ability it can be fixed in about ten minutes. Oh, and Sears SUCKS!! ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum
The suction still works but the primary floor vacuum doesn't. I checked the belt and its not broken. The engine that runs the floor vacuum doesn't engage like it used to
The belt doesn't have to be broken to affect the the way the vacuum picks up on carpet. If the belt is stretched then it will slip and not turn the roller brush properly. Here is the manual and belts you need: ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The suction on my eureka optima stopped working but the roller still works, what might i do to fix it?
Hi there. Most suction problems are due to a blockage. Start with the base and look carefully for debris that is stopping air flow. You may have to remove the base plate to get to the problem. I am including a link to the manual for your machine. ... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum
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
My sister used my bagless Dirt Devil EnVision vacuum to clean out the last bit of ashes from her fireplace. The vacuum still runs but I do not think it is picking up. Can this be fixed?
You should just get a new vacuum. ashes are not very good for vacuums ... Vacuums
Hello! The suction in my Dyson animal is very poor. I discovered small holes in the internal hose, but even after a quick duct tape fix, still having issues...sounds like the seal from the canister to the vacuum is leaking air. I know I need a major repair but my mother in law is coming tonight! Any suggestions? ~Lisa
Or you can do this for free:\015\012\015\012http://www.ehow.com/how_5870417_modify-dyson-prefilter-suction.html ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Roomba Stops I've had a Roomba for about 2 months. Lately, it runs for about 45 secs, then stops, makes a two-tone (descending) sound, and flashes the CLEAN button while the STATUS button is red. I've emptied the dustbin on it. Can you help? I am seeing the same problem on my roomba today. I cleaned all that I could., the brushes, the pins on the sides and all that and it still gives the same problem..Any other fix?
Run your roomba through a self diagnostic test. I have posted the link below. Tell me your findings.\015\012\015\012\015\012http://mysite.verizon.net/gsplews/Diagnositic-Tests_Proc.v.0.5.htm ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum
BURNING SMELL My DC 07 has suffered from poor suction in the upright position for some time now but this morning it ground to a halt. It was if the motor had burned out. I turned it upside down and some small stones etc tumbled out. I tried switching on again and the motor kicked in but the smell was horrendous so i switched off immediately. If it's likely to be **** inside the motor area i don't no how to access it. I've removed for fixing screws but still unable to prise apart. Is it just the
Hi.\015\012\015\012Try this site http://dysonmanuals.llc.nu/ has service manuals covering removing the Dc07 motor. ... Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a windtunnel 2 vacuum. It sucked up a cord that wrapped around the beater bar. Now the bar won't turn. There was no smoke or sign of something burning. The motor still runs and there is suction but no turning. We have it apart but nothing is obvious. What should I check?
Check the actual beater bar for movement. I have seen the plastic melting, and bearings seized under such circumstances. Also I am unsure by your question, but the motor that creates the vacuum (sucking) is different than the motor that spins your ... Vacuums
I have a Hayden SuperVac 3600, almost 10 years old. The unit still runs, but now when I switch to the power nozzle, it doesn't have power to turn that. I think this happened once before and maybe they replaced a circuit board(?). We took it to a local repairman this time and he says he can fix it temporarily with a new cartridge, but that he won't promise it won't happen again soon.....
The hose has fuseable link inside, generally a 3-7 amp. It is at the wall end underneath the hose cuff. Easy to replace as it crimps in line. If you have a meter you can also test the detachable hose to wall cord for continuity, then check the hose t ... Hayden Industries SuperVac 6000 Central System Vacuum
Model Fantom Thunder (quite old) still runs,no suction from wand, very poor from bottom
Sounds like you have something stuck in the air way you can flip the vac over and they had trap door you open to clean it you may have to use coat hanger straigten out with a small hook on the end ... Vacuums
I have a Bissell 1622 PowerLifter Powerbrush carpet cleaner and it will not dispense water/cleaner and it will not suction. I have tried just running hot hot water through it and it still won't work.
... Bissell 1622 PowerLifter Upright Vacuum
My Dyson DC17 has lost suction on the wand and is not picking up dirt as it should. I have taken the small part at bottom of the machine off to see if there is a blockage--none that I can see. The flexible tube on wand is very tight and won't extend very much. Dyson sent me a new cyclonic part in April but the machine still doesn't seem to be working properly. My serial number is 260-us-d11545. Is there somewhere I can take my Dyson to get it fixed. I'm very frustrated with it. Thank you.
... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum