Having problems with your Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
The motor has a large electrical arch and burns when it is turned on. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
Usually there is some dirt that has gotten into the motor compartment and is making the brushes arc. You can make sure your vacuum is unplugged and lay it on it's back so you can see the bottom part of the vacuum where the roller is. There are about six screws in the bottom that need to come out. They are all the same length so you don't need to keep track of where they came from. When the screw are out the bottom will easily separate from the top. Now you can get a better look at what is going on and clean out the sand etc. If there is a lot of dust and dirt than your fan housing is probably worn out and may even have holes in it. If cleaning it out doesn't help than it requires more service than you can probably do and usually it costs too much to fix it unless you are really attached to the machine.
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The motor has a large electrical arch and burns when it is turned on. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
Usually there is some dirt that has gotten into the motor compartment and is making the brushes arc. You can make sure your vacuum is unplugged and lay it on it's back so you can see the bottom part of the vacuum where the roller is. There are about ... Oreck XL2000 Bagged 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.
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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.
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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
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Burning smell how do I get the bottom section apart to clean it out- burning smell when i have the spin brushes turned on. Any help would be appreciated cause I love this machine and hubby told me it couldn't be taken apart to be fixed. Thank you.
The bottom doesn't come apart. you have to remove the top cover to get to any components. But if you have a burning smell, then it is probably ther motor and would have to be replaced. Motors cost anywhere from $70 to $90. ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
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Oreck Upright Hi Redev, I'm not sure what model I have (about 6 years old...upright, looks like the one in the picture). I changed the belt (which was torn) and then the next time I used it, it cut off on me. Now if won't turn on at all. (I turn the switch on and off and nothing happens as if it is not plugged in but it is!). I noticed at the top where the power cord enters the handle, it is all frayed. Could the electrical wires have detached? Anything you think I should check before taking it
The cord could be bad and will ahve to be replaced. It would have to have a problem inside the handle or down by the motor. ... Oreck XL2600 Vacuum
Vaccum overheating I have a hoover u5458-900 wind tunnel and the auto shot off has kicked in for overheat protection. i've cleaned the entire thing and let it sit like i was supposed to but it still won't fully turn on and stay on. it will turn on for a few minutes and then shut off and just cycle like that for a few times. is there anything i can do to fix this or should i just clean it more (if possible)?
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I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?
Hi There,\015\012\015\012When a vacuum cleaner smokes, it is usually only one of two possible problems.\015\012\015\012It could either be that your motor burned up, or that your belts burned. The belts on this particular mod ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
My vacuum was just working - I turned it off - now it won't turn on again. Nothing unsual happened. Now if I press the on button there is no noise or anything. How can I fix this?
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I was trying to repair my wife's kitchenaid mixer and took part of it apart, including the back part, where the electrical connections are. The original problem was the plastic gear was damaged -- I finally had the good sense to find the solution for that problem on the internet and replaced the damaged part. But now the mixer just won't turn on. I don't think I damaged anything in the electrical section, but I suspect I either blew a fuse or somehow disconnected something.
Do you have a model number? Is the voltage getting to the motor from the switch? ... Vacuums
Bristles quit rotating and smelled like something was burning. It isn't the belt that turns the bristles. Can't afford a repairman, can you help me fix it?
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My h20 vac is smelling like its burned out it aint sucking up and just want to know how do i fix the problem when it turns on
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I have a Hoover SteamVac Carpet Cleaner with Clean Surge. I lent it to my mother who used it without the brush attached underneath. Now it doesn?t **** up water and the brushes don?t turn. Any idea what would?ve broken? Is there a belt that would have burned out? The motor? Anthing I could fix myself, or would I need service for this?
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My Kenmore Handi-Mate Jr., Model # 116.36622501 generates a burning smell once i turn it on. It is out of warranty. There is any way i can look at the vacuum myself and figure out what is broken/burned and understand if it is worth fixing it? It vacuumed very nicely for about 2 years and it wasn't a cheap vacuum. Thank you very very much.
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I have the bissell proheat 2x complete. When you turn the knob to anything other then water rinse, the water stops coming out. How do i fix that?
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My Shop-Vac 5870400 was working just fine, and then one day while i vac the floor its just stop working, tried to turn on/off a few times, swicth to different outlet. i did even tried to open it, but found no burn or anything that suspicious. i never drop nor used outside, only inside the house for normal vacumm. please help. thanks.
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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
I have had my Bissell Healthy Home for just over a year. I use it once or twice a week on five area rugs and two small bedrooms with wall to wall carpet. Just recently, the motor started to sound extremely loud and it smells like it's burning. The vacuum still picks up everything and all the brushes are turning. Advice? I really like this vacuum and would really like to fix it rather than replace it!
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Eureka airspeed I just bought my Eureka airspeed, and within 2 minutes of the first use, I noticed a burning smell, and when I turned it off there was smoke coming out of the base. Is this something I should fix, or should I return it?
Sewing machine Guru needed ;) Elna Grasshopper (new to me) circa 1950 The light works, but there was no hummm when knee pedal engaged. I have the motor out, and it is very stiff to turn. I'm at a total loss when it comes to motors and electricity. It doesn't smell burned, doesn't smell at all beyond normal machine smells. (Yes, I made detailed notes and diagrams as I took said motor out!) One other note. The long thing which my husband said might be a capacitor -- it looks like
I just purchased a fairly tidy Elna 'Grasshopper' sewing machine (1951) with the same leaking capacitor problem. I carefully removed the capacitor for examination. It is actually three capacitors in one - no chance of a direct modern replacement, but ... Vacuums