Having problems with your Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

I would really like to wash the outer bag of my vacuum, but I have a problem. I can remove the outer bag from the vacuum, but the plastic 'frame' that is inside the outer bag is sewn to the bag. So what am I supposed to do about that if I want to put it in the washing machine? I have the Oreck XL Silver.

Answers :


you can wash the bag. However you cannot wash the bag in the wash machine. What you will want to do is look for the screw or depending on the model, untwist the cap down on the rod next to the machine. that entire pole section will come off of the unit below with the bag there.

I recommend if it is warm outside to use the garden hose to spray it and scrub inside the bag with a scrub brush and some dish soap.

I usually throw them into the laundry sink and let soak, scrubbing with soap and water.

To dry the bag, a hairdryer or hang to dry before putting the piece back onto the machine.

Good luck.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I would really like to wash the outer bag of my vacuum, but I have a problem. I can remove the outer bag from the vacuum, but the plastic 'frame' that is inside the outer bag is sewn to the bag. So what am I supposed to do about that if I want to put it in the washing machine? I have the Oreck XL Silver.

Hi, you can wash the bag. However you cannot wash the bag in the wash machine. What you will want to do is look for the screw or depending on the model, untwist the cap down on the rod next to the machine. that entire pole section will co ... Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum

RE: Miele Art Vacuum When putting on a new bag there's a gap between the bag and the fitting that's a part of the vacuum itself. Is there supposed to be a gap or is there something I'm not doing that will fasten the bag to the fitting?

... Miele ART S920 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The vacuum stopped working when i was vacuuming. The bag had a hole in it so all the dirt and stuff where clogging the filters. I cleaned them and put a new bag in but it will not turn back on. So I want to take it apart to see if there is more dirt on the inside,

... Fuller Brush FB-PT2 Vacuum

Kirby Ultimate G Diamond edition vacuum. We were told you can wash the outer bag. Is that true? How do you remove the bag to do this?

Twist the bag emptor left to remove it from the upright then your need a sharp narrow pointy object (like a metal dental pick cost $1 in most stores) push it under the plastic band around the rubber on the bottom of the cloth bag roll it across and t ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a sta rite (pentair) cristal high rate sand filter model T-200-BP-1....its leaking water thru the top of the valve, where the valve cover screws on the valve body assembly. it leaks water out where they go together around the screws. Also when i vacuum it, everything that i vacuum gets washed back in the pool when its on the filter position. Also the backwash leaks when its turned 2 the filter position, does it supposed to do that?...the only way i have gotten it to stop is to put a seper

... Vacuums

The outer vacuum bag stink. We were told it could be washed. Is that true?

... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

My new Kenmoore Powermate 116 canister has poor suction. I have no pets and light dust. Its not picking up small particles on the wood floor with the floor attachment. When I put my hand to the suction it feels weak. Cleared hose and changed bag. Using again, same issues. This should not be happening with a new vacuum. Is it a bad design in the elbow joint of the hose? I want to return this!!!!

First of all disassemble the handle and hose as much as possible and examine the inside. Make sure there is not any significant debris lodged in the hose somewhere like a plastic bag or something.\015\012\015\012Also check at the top of t ... Kenmore 23912 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum

Unbeknownst to me, someone took the bag out of my Kenmore Progressive vacuum and failed to replace it. I have been vacuuming without a bag for months, and today the vacuum stopped sucking. When I opened up the front to replace the bag, tons of dirt and dust came pouring out. I thoroughly cleaned the vacuum, put in a new bag, but still no sucking power. Just dust coming from the rear vents where one of the filters is. Is the vacuum ruined, or is it a simple solution of buying a new filter?

Sounds like you need to buy a new motor. All that grit and dust will ruin a motor and I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did.\015\012This is where a vacuum that won't run without a bag would have been nice. (Aerus for one) ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have an Ecectrolux Epic canister vacuum. As soon as it starts sucking, the vacuum cuts off. I put a new filter and bag in, but it doesn't seem to help. If I open the front where the bag goes, take the bag out and depress the safety button the vacuum will run. Need some help or direction. Thank you

Try this.\015\012Disconnect hose. Turn machine on and place hand over intake. If it shuts off immediately, first try turning dial on top of machine so largest dot matches up with arrow. Turn on and place hand over intake again. If it still ... Electrolux Vacuums

Need technical help for my miele s2180 momentum canister vacuum .Bought a display open box at fure shop..Came with a filter bag..there are no tears in the bag...Perhaps they put the wrong bag..Anyway after 30 minutes of use..The motor stopped working ..so I opened up the unit only to see,.the dirt was everywhere inside the vacuum...only a little was in the bag itself..can you hepl..Dave

... Vacuums

Removal of Outer Bag for washing

Here is a link to my guide for cleaning the Kirby cloth bag...\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Kirby G4. I have noticed the last few days when trying to vacuum that it is blowing more than it is sucking up. I put on a new bag to make sure it wasn't too full. I also put on the hose and noticed it's not sucking as well as normal. I unzipped the back of the bag holder and noticed the bag isn't inflating as it should be as well. I appreciate any advice. Thank you.

Take the mini emptor off(plastic piece on bottom of cloth bag) this is done by rotating it away from the body of the machine. There is most likely a clog there. Also take the brush head off and inspect fan for chips or cracks this will also reduce su ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums

Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year. ... Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright 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

Not 100% sure this is the remedy for that particular problem, but I would take the time to clean both of the brushes that the belts operate, one on each machine.\015\012Remove the brushes and clean as best you can. At the end of each brush there sho ... Eureka Whirlwind Litespeed 5840 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My lux 7000 has a new bag but when i start to use it with the power unit or without the unit shut's it self off i can reset the lites or the motor if you will by clicking the on off switch 4or 5 times and i'm ready to go again untill you start to work and off it goes you can repeat the switch thing as long as u want, it just won't let u vacuum ,it turn's it self off .I blew it all out but found nothing in it. if u don't try to vacuum it will run as long as u want to listen to it. Can you

Have you replace the afterfilter? It may also cause this if rather dirty. It's located under the tool caddy/air diffuser on the back half of the machine.\015\012Try this: Disconnect hose, turn on vacuum. Does it continue running? If so, pl ... Electrolux Lux 7000 Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have an old Miele canister vacuum and I do not know how to disassemble the hose to check for a clog. I think it sucked up a nerf ball the size of a ping pong ball. I changed the bag but it did isn't appear to be in the bag. The vacuum powers on but I do not have suction with the hose, and since the hose has hard plastic elbow joints I do not want to pry them apart and break it

Hi Emily: If you have the model number for your machine you may be able to find your manual on the Miele website. Check ... Miele Vacuums

I have a kirby sentria. vacuumed up my son's headphones and immediately shut if off. took brush off, unwound headphones, put it back together. when i turned it back on, the belt snapped. so i went to vacuum place, got new belt, but when i put it on, with the green arrows lined up, it doesn't have much suction. with the red arrows lined up, it just smells like its burning and i don't want to break another belt! HELP!!

Take the front off the vacuum and check inside both the front portion and the canister for additonal clogs. Sometimes something will get caught in the impellor, causing the motor to overheat. Since there's little suction and the smell, I'd guess th ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Miele s7000 I first got the vacuum and used it for 20mins then the vacuum just lost the suction, the brush works but it just push the dirt around the house and I can see the dust and dirt flying around.So, I thought maybe the bag was fulled so I put the new bag in but still pushing the dirt around. What's wrong with it?

... Vacuums

I have a Eureka 4800 series the Boss upright with a bag and Hepa filter. I love it! I was just vacuuming with the hose part and all was well and then suddenly the lower brush came on and a "burning" smell followed. Thought it was the belt so my husband was going to put on the new belt which I had on hand! When he turned it over, the "bar" that holds the belt looks as though it "shot through" the plastic side of the housing on the vacuum. There is melted plastic on the outside of the vacuum and o

I had the same problem. Take out the old belt if possible. Remove the 4 screws inside the filter and the 3 on the front of that housing. pull out the foam around the motor. carefully pull out the suction tube that is press fit against the motor. ... Eureka 4874 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a BC-A41 vacuum cleaner which has been working well, but now it appears to blow stuff away from the cleaner as I hoover. I find the hose packed up with stuff, but no content in bag. I recently changed the bag...could it be that the bag is not fitted correctly..I am puzzled by the instruction to put the bottom under the rib. I am a pensioner on my own, and would welcome any help. Thanks, Jim

I think there should be some probem in the vacuum section..its failing to **** the objects ... Vacuums

My upright kenmore progressive vacuum will not suction up when using the sweeper. It will suction things when I use one of the tools. I have put in a new bag and have tried to see if anything is blocking the bottom. It sometimes makes a very loud noise when I try to vacuum. If I press the intell clean on and off yellow button the noise may go away but it still does not work.

Double check hose placement, making sure you have the hose inserted into the correct slot. The long attachment nozzle stores in the front hole on the right, and the sucking hose inserts into the rear hole on the right. I know this is too simple of a ... Vacuums

It has no suction. It was fine yesterday. I washed the dirt container and the filter, let it dry and put it back in the vacuum. Today my vacuum isnt picking up any dirt and has no suction. When I took the hose out of the back, it started blowing dust and dirt out but still no suction.

Look for a place where the vacuum line has to turn in a near 90 degree turn. It's easy for it to get stopped up there. ... Vacuums

My Oreck XL vacuum cleaner disposable bag does not stay attached. I had my husband put it on and again it came off. The cloth bag is always full of dust and suction is lost. What is the solution?

... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

Red "bag is full" indicator shows even though new bag has been put in and vacuum cleaner wont pick up. Also floor adjustment does not adjust. This is for a powerforce model 3522 series

The red light tell you that it is sensing a full bag. But a clog in the hose or the inlet down by the brush roll will also do this. ... Vacuums

I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano

... Electrolux Vacuums
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.0008 seconds