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Hello, We are trying to attach a 1/16 bit to our Makita but it seems to small to hold. Is thiscorrect?
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Floor Attachment I took off my floor attachment, but now the belt seems to be off and I can't seem to get it back on right. I can't use the attachment and I don't know why it's so hard to figure this out. They say, just turn it to belt off, but when i turn it it lift's it up and can't line up with the belt off label. Then, when I turn it the other way, it's off. So I've been trying to pull it off so when it lines up with belt off, it's off. But the I turn it the other way and it's still off a
Try this,\015\012\015\012With the floor nozzle off the machine spin the belt lifter around until the red arrows match. If you look at the side that attaches to the vacuum you should be able to see the belt up on the hook. If is not on t ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Kirby shampooer - G4 - hardly used any water from the tank and no suds at all. Pet hair did blow out of the small slotted holes in the tray as I moved the shampooer back and forth, but the carpet was basically dry. I did vacuum before shampooing, so the brush part seemed to work great during shampooing, but no water! The small screen was stuck in the crook of the hose that attached to the tank so I did get that out and put it on the small hole on the tank, but it didn't make any difference. I
Few things:Make sure the sponge and the valve under the sponge (water tank) is clean.Make sure you follow the instructions (f you do not have the manual you can find one ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
I cleaned out my brush in the bottom front, cleaned out the small tubing going into the canister, and the canister itself. I also changed the filter.I snapped everything back into place, but Since then, it doesn't seem to have any suction and there seems to be a space between the canister and the bottom of the vacumm where the canister sits. At that area, you can feel air coming out when trying to vacumm and it just doesn't pick up, it seems to be just blowing stuff around.
You need to really look at it some thing is out of line you shooed not have\015\012any spaces in the top or bottom\015\012pull the canister back out and look at the pins that you lined up with the\015\012to ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a Royal 7910 extractor and even though I vacuum before cleaning the carpet, by black cocker spaniel's hair gets pulled into the plastic pick-up attachment and I cannot find an easy way to clean it out. I have tried taking the screws out to separate the halves, but it seems as though they might be glues together. I have run water from a sink sprayer though the openings with some degree of success, but it still is pretty cruddy. I have tried snaking pipe smokers pipe cleaners up the pick
One person wrote this in a review:\015\012Most home carpet extractors are very difficult to take apart for cleaning and maintenance. The Royal 7910 is the exception. No tools are needed to take the front housing off to clean out all the pet hai ... Royal CE7910 Wet/Dry Vacuum
Dyson dc17 My dc17 has great suction with the attachment but when i try to vacuum my carpet it hardly has any suction. I just bought this on ebay and the seller told me to pull the pole all the way out but it doesn't seem to completely come out. am i doing something wrong? Is the metal pole suppose to come all the way out unless you are using the attachment?
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I have an older model F6056-900 Hoover steamvac Spin Scrub Cleaner. My first problem was that I loaned it out to a friend. Anyway she ran over the hose (used for attachments) with her car. I tried using the cleaner for carpet cleaning this morning but when I tried to put the solution tank into place...its loose...won't snap back in like it used to. When I can get it somewhat in place the solution just complete drains out through the bottom fo the tank. The leak is where the small hole on the bot
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Now that I just fixed my Lux Legacy canister vacuum, I need help on my other Electrolux Regency Series upright! The vacuum works fine but the rotating brush does not work and the brush motor does not turn on. Tried cleaning the brush and hitting hte reset button to no avail. This upright has a triple setting switch and I checked the each of the wires seem to be attached. Tried rotating the brush by hand and it would not budge. Was going to "encourage" the brush to turn with a set of articula
There are a couple rectangular holes on the bottom of the power nozzle, beside the wheels. These have tabs in them that need released with a standard screwdriver. \015\012 ... Vacuums
Hose attachment On my dyson dc 25 the hose attachment is very hard to pull off. It seems like something is getting hung up when i try to pull up the hose.
Your wand is getting stuck in the hose because the hose is twisted - you need to unwind it:\015\012\015\0121) Pull the wand up as far as you can, all the way if possible\015\0122) Stretch the hose out and unwind it, use some babypow ... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum
How can I change the belt on the kirby vacuum shampooer brush roller. There is no way to snap the roller out and it seems that trying to unscrew the end isn't doing anything either.Model 5584 renovation group is what is written on the shampooer attachment. The kirby is a heritage model 2HD - purchased in the late 1980's.
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Dyson dc24 - just tried to use after being in storage, making loud noise and seems to be blowing out rather than in. Maybe a part missing? The hole at the top of the bin attachment is sucking air in.....should something be there to stop this?
The wand attachment at the top is supposed to only suck in when it\\'s in the upright position, otherwise the suction should be used when the vacuum in rolled on the carpet/wood/surface.If it\\'s still under warranty, contact Dyson directly. ... Vacuums
I can't open it to clean it, please help! I know I have to pull the grey cover, and I have tried hard but no luck. Seems attached from the bottom, so I am not sure how it will come out. Thank you for your help.
I had the same problem. It normally opens with a little tug on the door but if you are like me and you let it fill up with a year's worth of pet hair etc., the door will jam. The only option is to ... SweepEZE 600 C-1 Canister Vacuum
My Eureka/The Boss doesn't seem to have the suction power it had. However, when I place my hand under the hose, it has good suction, then when I try to pull in a small particle, it doesn't, unless I have the hose nozzle completely over the particle. The vac is 10 yrs. old. I cleaned everything. Someone said the belt. Would the belt matter if the hose doesn't **** well? It is just old and worn out? It did shut off recently do to overheating. Help. Thanks. Lorraine
Doesn't "The Boss" Vacuum have a filter? Perhaps your filter is clogged and not allowing it to work properly. ... Vacuums
My sebo 1.1 has a red light flashing, indicating bag needs emptied or clog. There is plenty suction with the hose attachments, and I cannot see any blockages in hoses etc. Some of the dirt seems to be collecting in the small flap in the base of the hoover. Any tips as to what could be the problem would be gratefully received
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My carpet cleaner (bissell proheat plus) is not steaming, dispensing cleaner. Seems like there's a little thingy that should be spinning or turning..... When I work a small area of carpet, it just leaves behind dry blobs of carpet gunk like pet hair. I had to use a carpet sweeper to clean up. FYI - I filled the cleaning fluid container and after trying to clean the carpet, it did empty out but the carpet isn't wet. Any tips? The manual doesn't help.
You need to replace the pump belt. Here is the belt you need:Bissell ProHeat Belt ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
My DC07 does not seem to have any suction when I try and use the attachments
Make sure that all the gaskets are in place. also there is a u shape plastic pipe at the bottom of the vacuum. remove that and see if there is any debrie. let me know if this helps you. ... Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I am in ecuador and have had a local "plumber" install a lpg tankless water heater for me. After more difficulty than there should have been it's up on the wall with the water and gas lines attached but it won't light. There are 2 "c" batteries installed that seem to be the ignition system but when i turn on the gas and try to ignite the system nothing happens. No lights no sound no gas smell no hot water. Thoughts?
The system is ignited by turning on a hot water faucet causing water to flow through the unit activating the igniter.You could disconnect the gas line at the unit turn the valve on and off real quick and smell for gas.If there is air in the line you ... Vacuums
Hi -- I have a Kirby Sentria and it is great except that I am getting no suction at all through the big silver power head. Suction through all the other attachments works well. I haev tried it with the roller belt on and off, and that doesn't seem to make a difference. Am I missing something?? Thanks!
You can take off the power head and look in that whole where the belt is and see if there is a paper towel or something in there clogging it up. Also tug on the belt and make sure it is tight - because if it is loose it is broken and you ... Kirby Vacuums
My floorpiece keeps turning on and off when I try and vacuum. It almost seems like it is shorting out, but it isn't. I suspect it is something to do with the handle piece attaching to the floor piece.
You are exactly correct. \012\012What it is exactly is the hose connection to the power nozzle. The plug on the handle of the hose should be flush with the plastic piece below it. To correct this, you can open the handle and push the plug ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
I have a Eureka 5902AVZ and the brushroll does not work. when i remove the belt, which is not torn nor worn out, the motor spins perfectly fine. Though when i put the brushroll back into place, it shows that the motor is trying to spin, but with resistance. it seems the brushroll will not spin if locked into place, because there is no attachment on the left side of the brushroll that will allow it to spin freely with the belt. am I missing some parts or is there something else wrong?
Hi and welcome to Fixya. I am Kelly. \015\012\015\012You have correctly identified the problem as the brush roll itself. \015\012\015\012There is a bearing under each end cap of the brush roll. You can gain access to the ... Eureka 5902AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum
Vacuum seems to work great on floors but i get no suction when trying to use the attachments.
Have you checked for obstructions in the hose and the flow path to the hose? ... Hoover Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum - Ferrari Red Metallic
My dyson vacuum cleaner doesn't seem to have the same suction power it used to. I have cleaned out the canister and have taken apart the vacuum head (for cleaning carpets) and it doesn't seem to be blocked but it seems to lose suction by the time it reaches the head. The suction is strong at the end of the hose (where you attach the telescopic attachment with vacuum head) Any ideas? Thanks, Irene
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
The brushes won't turn. I want to fix it myself but can't figure out how to get to the drive mechanism, by taking the top cover off. I have all the screws out but it seems to have some snap fits holdi
If you turn the vacuum over and are able to turn the brush by hand and it won't turn while its running, then your belt has broken. ... Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath Upright Vacuum
Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced
There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum