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One of the prongs on my Oreck vacuum's plug broke off...how do I fix?
Get a new cord and replace it is it fromt the one you plug into wall
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One of the prongs on my Oreck vacuum's plug broke off...how do I fix?
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Hello, I have a Kenmore Progressive Canister Vacuum 116.20912006. It won't turn on. On the hose assembly, the end where the hose swivel is, there are 4 metal pins that plug into the canister. One of the pins looks like it broke off. There are only three pins remaining. I assume there should be four pins as there are four holes. Is this the problem and is it fixable? The vacuum is from 2002 so I am not sure a replacement part is even available and at what price. Thank you. Susan susan.eng@
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Prong on one side of plug broken - Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum
You will need to get in touch with a Sears repair center and replace the cord and plug (they're one unit). If you do not have a local repair center, you can order the part online at searspartsdirect\015\012 ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum
Is it worth trying to fix the end of the power cord that goes in the wall outlet? One of the metal prongs broke.
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The original belt on my upright Kenmore Progressive broke and I replaced it with the spare that was in the vacuum. The vacuum and spare belt are about 10 years old. Then the spare broke after one vacuuming session and there was a burning smell coming from the vacuum. I ordered new belts and replaced it with the new belt. It seems to be working fine with no smell. I checked the belt after I vacuumed the family room and although it was in tact, the belt was very hot. Is that normal? Should t
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How do I fix an electrical plug on my vacuum
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Vacuum dead I have oreck XLx2 bagged upright - the belt ,plug and cord have been replaced - has been working great - now went to plug it in and it does not work - the light goes on in the on/off switch so power is working but vacuum is dead - any suggestions
If the cord coming from the bottom up to the handle is loose, and is a plug, push it in. If that doesn't help. then could be a problem with the motor. One other thing to check is inside the handle, maybe a wire came loose. ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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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 Oreck XL 9100HA started smoking (white smoke) when I vacuumed. There is a burning rubber smell. How do I check/change (if appropriate) the belt? I have no User manual, nor can I locate one on the Oreck site. The bag is a new one. The vaccuum had been picking up, though not at its best strength.
It sounds like the belt has been damaged. You can get another belt from yoru local Oreck store. You can even take it in to the store to show them what happened. Purchase another belt and replace it. (It was very easy when I did this, so hopefully ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
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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
I just bought a foldaway hoover with wide path. I plugged it in and started to vacuum and dust flew everywhere. Walmart would not give me my money back so they gave me another hoover foldaway with the wide path. I thought this one might work. This one does the same thing. It blows dust out the sides and you can't vacuum with it. Any help would be great.
Your Vac probably does not have a filter installed inside the unit, that is why fine dust escapes through the vents. Remove the dirt canister/cup from the unit and you will see a filter frame behind. Possibly the filter itself is missing or wrongly i ... Hoover U5172900 Fold Away Widepath Bagless Upright Vacuum
I was vacuuming and noticed that the bag needed changing. the red light with the ! inside the triangle also came on. When the bag was changed, the vacuum would not restart. The red light came on. Tried the reset button but nothing happened. Tried unplugging and re-plugging in and nothing happened. Replaced all the filters and still it wouldh't start. So I brought it downstairs and tried one more time to get it to start. it worked! Is there something wrong with the vacuum cleaner? Was it overheat
It was overheated that is why it worked downstairs after cooling off. ... Miele S548 Bagged Canister Vacuum
My vacuum just stopped working, so I don't know what the problem is. I used it in the kitchen to vacuum the hard wood floor. I turned it off, and a few minutes later, turned it back on to finish vaccuuming the kitchen floor. It just would not turn on. I had not unplugged it or did anything to it. I then tried to see if it would work in another plug, and no luck. I'm trying to figure out if it can be fixed or if I need to look for a new vacuum.
When I get most Vacuums that have dies on people most of them the wire has been worn and cut one or more wires on the plug cord. Sometimes the cut can be over looked. Please unplug and check the wire carefully.Also please post the make model a ... Kenmore 23913 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
We have a Kenmore Progressive Model 116 Upright bagged vacuum with Hepa filter. It's at least a couple years old. For quite some time now when ever we use the vacuum the vacuum motor will shut off nafter about 5 min. of use. We then need to let it sit for awhile and then we can run it again for another 5 min. The bag has been change. Any one have any ideas how to fix this?
I suspect that you have a restriction. The motor sounds like the thermal break is stopping the motor before damage, due to heat.\012You must witness that the entire suction and discharge side are clear. This is not always very easy, but necessa ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum
The vacuum does not **** in dirt. It is blowing air instead. Yet when I disconnect the vacuum from the cannister, the suction seems very strong. I took it to a vacuum repairman, and he said that Kenmore sucks and I might as well get rid of it. (He wanted to sell me another one) It is 10 years old, but if I can fix it I would like to try.
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The filter case that sits on top of the vacuum has broken. The prongs that hold it on the the vacuum have broken on one side and it will not stay on
This is a propriatary part. You will need to get a new filter cover for the vac from an AERUS Electrolux dealer or repair shop. The vac can run in this condition and your filter will be fine. ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have two old identical 5842's that I use in the garage and around the house. The belt broke on one so I bought a bag of 2 genuine Eurika "U" belts, which is the correct belt for this vacuum. They were obviously smaller than the original belt because they were not stretched out. When I put the new belt on it lasted about 20 minutes and then came off. I put it back on and ran the vacuum with the cover off to see what was wrong. Everything looked fine except the belt rides to the outside edge of
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Power nozzle of my S3670 does not work (vacuum itself does work), the headlight bulb in the nozzle is broken. This happened in the past several times - we would bring the vacuum to service center - I don't know what they did other than replacing the bulb. I decided to go to ACE and buy replacement bulb myself, replaced the one in the nozzle - this did not fix the problem. I don't see any fuzes or anything in the nozzle. However, the manuals says to "Use only HOOVER part no. 27317307, which is a
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I was vacuuming and pulled the cord too far. Instead of the plug pulling out of the wall, it pulled at the vacuum. Can this be fixed economically?
You should be able to reconnect it yourself. remember to maintain original polarity. if the inside of the wire has no colors denoting hot and neutral. look at the outside of the wire for a smooth texture and a texture of ridges the smooth texture cor ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a eureka surface max 300, i saw smoke come out of my vacuum i seen that the belt was broke every time i change belt i run it on it snaps every time ive put 3 new ones and each one break right when i start it it looks like the metal piece is burning it is there a piece missing?? what am i doing wrong?? ugh i just purchased it couple of months agoo not even older then 6 months .. what do i do?
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Warning Light What does the light mean on the canister that has two prongs on one end and one on the other. The vacuum works fine but the light is on. I changed the bag and filter.
Check the hose and wands for a clog. Usually that light means a full bag, but a clog or restriction will also cause it to come on. ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum
Hot cord the cord on my vacuum cleaner has been getting very hot the heat is from one end to the other incuding the plug and also where the cord exits the back of the canister please help I love this vacuum cleaner it has been faithful to me for over 15 years!
Likely after all these years that the motor is starting to go bad and draw more amps thasn it should. a new motor at a vac dealer is your best bet. it was likely made by panasonic, so a new panasonic is your best bet, and less $$$than the kenmore for ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum