Having problems with your Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Dirt smell I seem to have a smell of dust when I vac. I have changed the bag and checked all areas where dirt collects and nothing is plugged. Seems to be puffing out from bottom and behind the unit


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Orecks do have a lot of leaks in the airdut system of their machines. Most likely the smell however, is coming from the outer bag itself. That get so coated with fine dust that eventually it will start to smell like dust. Only by replacing the outer bag can you solve this problem.
If this thing has a fast-spinning belt in the "head" of the unit, you are smelling the dust that is being collected in the back of the little drive "chamber" and is being heated up by the motor and the friction of the belt. This is a pretty common thing on vacuum cleaners designed like the Oreck. If it is huge bunnies of dust, well then that means there is a leak somewhere...
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