Having problems with your Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Burning smell took everything apart suction is working throughout hose and bag, replaced bag and belt, roller is turning seems to be missing the suction from the main floor section into the roller?


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I had burning smell and some visible smoke which I tracked down to the handle area. The mains socket at the bottom of the handle had burned out. When I pulled the plug out I noticed that the prongs were blackened and scorched. I will replace the socket.
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Burning smell took everything apart suction is working throughout hose and bag, replaced bag and belt, roller is turning seems to be missing the suction from the main floor section into the roller?


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I cleaned out the hose and removed brush to clean and checked belt. Everything seems to work but will not pick up or suction on carpet. The hose is totally clear from clogs. I can see the floor from one end to the other. What am I missing that might be causing lack of suction?


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No suction in floor attachment *& brush not turning


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Floor Attachment I took off my floor attachment, but now the belt seems to be off and I can't seem to get it back on right. I can't use the attachment and I don't know why it's so hard to figure this out. They say, just turn it to belt off, but when i turn it it lift's it up and can't line up with the belt off label. Then, when I turn it the other way, it's off. So I've been trying to pull it off so when it lines up with belt off, it's off. But the I turn it the other way and it's still off a


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I have an electrolux renaisence vacuum. the brush in the floor attachment turns but I have no suction. When I change to bare floor option on the handle the brush stops turning (correct) but I still have no suction. The lights on the handle showing --floor,carpet, high and low all work.


Sounds like you have a clog, either in the hose or the inlet by the brush roll. ... Vacuums
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