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There is something stuck in the handle of my Miele vacuum. I unscrewed all the screws hoping that I could remove the hard plastic handle from the hose. I was only able to flip up a piece of plastic where the switch is. Should I pull harder to pry the plastic apart? I was afraid I'd break something.
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There is something stuck in the handle of my Miele vacuum. I unscrewed all the screws hoping that I could remove the hard plastic handle from the hose. I was only able to flip up a piece of plastic where the switch is. Should I pull harder to pry the plastic apart? I was afraid I'd break something. Thank You, Chrissy
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Our dustbuster (dont' have model number with me-sorry) won't turn off when I pull back on the switch handle. I disassembled the unit and realize that the tab on the switch handle that pulls back on the internal switch handle to turn it off is not strong enough for its simple task. Does B&D have a proper replacement part?
If you can provide a model number, I can check availability of the switch and can either order it for you, or supply the B&D part number and you can order it from most local vacuum shops in your area or from Black & Decker direct online: ... Black & Decker 15.6 Volt DustBuster Vacuum
Hoover on off switch won't turn off. I have to unplug the vacuum to stop it. I have dismantled the handle and now I can't get the inditation in the handle to fit over the little silver knob. I saw there was an on/off switch under the handle that is controlled by a piece of the handle. #1 question for the manufacturer is why don't they put the switch on the outside instead of having gimicks that turn it on and off... arghhhhhhhh
Don't know what model you have, but sounds like you will need to replace the switch. As far as your question, you will have to contact the manufacture for an answer. We only provide solutions to your problem and a model number would have helped. ... Vacuums
I have an Easy-Flo central vac unit. The handle on the electric hose has a switch on the handle. With the switch on ''O'' in the center, it's off. On the left, is the ''I'' position. The vacuum runs but the power brush doesn't. On the right is the ''II'' position. The switch won't flip that way. It feels stuck. It feels as if there is something underneath of it that won't let it push that direction. I have the switch out of the handle, but I can't seem to get the actual black casing around the
Switches are not usually designed to be dissembled.I would strongly suggest that you dont take the switch apart. you are better off getting a new one. then if you feel like it you can take the old switch apart and if it dosnt work you still hav ... Vacuums
Sears 116.31913 Lower units, vacuum motor and agitator power head do not have power/115v to them and won't run. I'm trying to take the handle apart to access the on off switch. I've taken all observable screws out and cannot separate the handle and section immediatly below the handle to access the on/off switch, to trouble shoot. Any tips for separating the plactic pieces enclosing the on/off switch?
... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum
On the piece that covers the brushbar and motor (the clear plastic piece that has the dyson logo), it looks like a small plastic ridge that holds the cap for the brushbar snapped off. Would too much wobbling of the brushbar cause it to turn on and off? The switch seems fine.
In theory, yes. If the brushbar isn't held firmly, then the belt isn't running smoothly which puts more strain on the motor. This can cause the motor to get hot very quickly which will trip the thermal overload protection. \015\012\015\01 ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a hoover windtunnel upright vacuum, It will not shut off and I have to unplug it to do so. If I take apart the upper handle and manually flip the internal switch it works just fine, only when using the external switch on the handle, wont shut off.
This is a common problem with this machine. The switch has too much resistance to be turned on and off with the switch button and rod. If you put in a new switch, ( # 28161075 ), your problem should be fixed. ... Vacuums
Electrolux Discovery II 1500c Upright Handle Switch Assembly
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Mrs Cleaner flex has pulled out how do I replace Electric supply wire to switch on handle has broken at switch. How do you remove switch to repair? tonysimmons
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Just got a Polti Vaporetto 1020 from someone and cannot get it to work. One yellow light lit up and was on for a few minutes then turned off...and there is nothing...flip the switch on the handle, nothing...flipped other yellow button, nothing...any suggestions? or where I might get directions on how to use it? didn't come with manual. Many thanks. best, pat
... Polti Vaporetto 2400 Canister Steam Vacuum
The plastic housing the handle locks into has cracked. The handle comes out when pulled back with little force.
Hi,Sorry but there a very few parts for these...Here is a tip that I wrote about the Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop and why it maynot be getting steam to the head... ... Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop - Gray/ Purple Vacuum
I have a Hoover Savvy model U8174-900.. The beater brush only runs sometimes when I pull the unit backward. The handle switch seems OK but I cannot figure out why it is acting strange like this. Tilting the handle up or down does not seem to have an effect on this situaltion. Thanks for your help. Ron Simon
The Savvy has had its problems with the switch in the handle it will need to be replaced. Don the Vacuum Doctor Alb,N.M. ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
No power, will not turn on. Checked switch on the handle, no burned or other obvious problem. Pulled handle from body and checked the three electrical poles, not burned or dirty. It is an Electrolux 3500 sr epic. Thank you Lucian
Does the plug shaped light on the top come on? If so, the vacuum is getting power, so another problem exists.\015\012\015\012See the following link for trouble-shooting, with recommeded "fixes".\015\012 ... Electrolux Epic 3500 Vacuum
My Electrolux Regency Series upright vacuum brush motor does not activate. Cleaned the brush and press reset to no avail. Opened handle switch assembly and checked each wire attached to all three switch settings. Tried disassembling brush assembly but could not pry open after removing all screws.
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I replaced the motor on shopvac model 92L625A and a little black plastic piece fell out between the switch on top and the actual rocker switch. I would like to know how toput it back together properly because it keeps falling out. Can you help or send a schematic?
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The handle will not stay connected. You can push But when you pull back, it separates right above the off /on switch
There may be damage to where the wand connects to the back of the vacuum cleaner - you should see two grooves on the wand and two on the spine of the vac where the wand slides into - if you have any damage to either side, the wand won't click into pl ... Dyson DC18 all floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I want to open a Hoover S3825 Elite Cyclonic Vacuum to see if I can repair or replace the cord reel assembly. Currently the reel slowly draws the cord back into the canister once it is pulled out. I found the mounting screws under the rear wheels once I removed the hub but I do not know how to remove the rear wheels, everything is plastic. The front screws are under the front caster wheels and I think I need to take a screwdriver and pry off the little cylinder wheel to get to them by rotating
Just put handle on windtunnel u6401-9rm and the self propelled switch will not flip into self propel mode. is there an adjustment on the self propel part?
When installing the handle on this machine, you must be sure the on/off switch and the self propel button are both in the OFF position. The actual switch inside must also be OFF, and the metal fitting on the end of the power drive cable should be bet ... Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a windsor vsp 14, it is making a bad grinding noise, when I take the top blue piece off it stops, the brush works fine and when I put the top back on it grinds really loud and gets hot. it still vacuums and the belt and brush are working fine, can't figure it out. and when the lid is on I cant see what its grinding on. It only makes a grinding noise when you pull handle back and engade to vacuum flor and stops when you put it upright.
... Windsor VS14 Versamatic Bagged Upright Vacuum
Rainbow shampooer The soap dispenser on my Rainbow is not dispensing soap when I flip the switch to 'soap' mode. All connections are intact. All plastic hoses are intact. What do you think is going on? The soap bottle connects to a little straw that appears to be free of obstruction, however, it connects into a sealed casing on the hose.
The little "wash/rinse" switch on some of the Aquamate units shuts off the soap flow by kinking the tube inside the housing. If you leave the switch in the rinse position (therefore, kinked) when you're done using it, it may dry in the kinked positi ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Hoover Upright Bagless WindTunnel does not self propel (U6625-900). Belts are new, Brush turns strongly. Wheels propel forward very weakly and do not reverse when the handle is pulled backward. Is there a mechanical link from the self propel switch to the "transmission" ? Are there any gears that could be worn or not engaging properly?
... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
VACUUM REPAIR I have a Hoover Savvy upright, windtunnel, bag/bagless vacuum (model U8150-900). The Handle Release Foot Pedal - Part #38434026 broke soon after purchase but I finally found a source to replace this item. The problem is that now that I have the repair part I cannot figure out how to remove the old pedal and install the new one. The housing appears to be one piece of solid plastic. Any ideas, PLEASE! Peter
There are 2 tabs that stick out on the release, they fit in slots, so from the top look down and you can see them, using a flatblade screwdriver that will fit in there, push the side in to release it, which isn't easy, but it can be done. When you g ... Vacuums
The brush wouldn't work when the selector switch was in carpet mode. Took the power head apart and removed the motor. Everything o.k. in the power head. Checked and found that the neutural wire had pulled out of the connector, the connector was never crimped at the factory. What a day! Took 2 hours and a large pizza to get it done. Neutral wire was in the hose just below the handle. Reconnected the wire and crimped it, put everything back together. It works!!!!
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The dirt is clogged inside the bissel little green 1400-7 hand held cleaning head. How can I unclog? Can the plastic piece be removed asw for the dirt is stuck on the sides of the cleaning handle?
... Bissell 1400 Little Green Pro Canister Steam Vacuum
My Dyson vacuum works fine for cleaning the rug but the hose doesnt get any suction at all. I removed the hose and all the parts around it that I could and dont see any clogs or broken pieces. I lost my manual so I dont know if this is addressed, or if there is a switch Im not flipping. Gave it a thorough look but found nothing.
Hi there,Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC07. If you have suction through the cleaner head but not through the wand, it sounds as though you have a blockage. Although you say you've already checked for these, you may find ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum