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Belt burned up (first time); installed new belt but that starts to burn also; approx. 2 years old
Sounds like the brush that the belt is supposed to turn is bound up tight. Need to remove the brush and clean all debris from it. Where you can get at the center rod for the brush, the rod that the brush spins around, clean the ends and add some WD40, being sure not to get it on the belt.\015\012This should remedy the problem of the belts burning as long as the belt is put on correctly.
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Belt burned up (first time); installed new belt but that starts to burn also; approx. 2 years old
Sounds like the brush that the belt is supposed to turn is bound up tight. Need to remove the brush and clean all debris from it. Where you can get at the center rod for the brush, the rod that the brush spins around, clean the ends and add some WD ... Panasonic Vacuums
Faithful Sebo X1 upright, about 12 years old, stopped working today. I replaced old with new dust bag, checked all dust paths were clear, checked main brush was clear/clean, and drive spindle rotated OK with fingers. When power switched on, the two red indicators briefly flash on then off, but nothing more happens, motor does not start - even with power reaching machine. Tried removing all consumables, refitting and turning on a few times to reset, no joy. Removed base cover, both belts were i
At 12 years, this vacuum has had a good long life. I suspect the motor is shot, but it could be due to faulty wiring and connections. A bad switch, break in the power cord, and worn brushes in the motor are other causes.\015\012I recommend ta ... Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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 first proheat lasted four years so I bought a new one. After I used my Pro Heat for only the fourth time my first issue occured, the gear on the pump that runs the brushes came off, so I had the one from my old proheat, I just changed the gear spindle that is screwed to the pump and fixed that problem but now it will not pump water. That is why I bought a new proheat, I could not get the old one to pump even after a new pump and made sure all lines were not cloged.
Is your new machine a 2X or like the old style proheat? ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum
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
The belt heats up due to the friction, as well as being in contact with the shaft of a hot motor. It is normal. ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My 4870 K Boss is 2 years old. I have replaced belts & filters in the specified intervals. This last time I replaced the belt after a year, it shredded 3 of them on the outside edge of the belt in about 5 minutes of use. I ordered a new brush roller & heavy duty belt which I installed. It began shredding the belt in less than 5 minutes of use. What is your suggestion? Is this a known problem with this model? Eureka says no and is not standing behind it.
The only reason why it would be shredding the belt is if the pulleys were not lined up correctly. Check the allignement of the belt to make sure there is nothing kepping the pulleys from being in line. The other thing that it could be is if the rolle ... Vacuums
SHARK CORDLESS SWEEPER 3 SPEED CONTROL FLOOR, CARPET, TURBO BATTERY EURO-PRO 8.4V - 1.3 Ah SB617U 3305 BELT Turned on and almost immediately turned off At least four years old - not used all the time - not used in six months Checked belt - seems O.K. Do I need a new battery, if so, where do I get one? Or should I just get a new sweeper? Cost?
Shark/cordless /sweeper - over four years old. Started - but seemed like it was caught and shut off almost immediately. Not used year around - tried to start after absence. I have removed some hair and perhaps dental floss. Checked belt - it seems O.K. Do I need a new battery or is it just worn out.
Check the brush,is there any dirt got stuck in between brush rolls.If there is then it needs to be cleaned.Your cordless sweeper will automatically shut off if an obstruction is caught in the brush roll. the other thing to checks is dust contai ... Vacuums
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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My Vacuum DC-17 has just quit sucking. It has been making quite a racket since I had the belt changed at a repair shop several months ago. I was told that the belt was a new design and figured that was why it was making so much noise. it seemed to work fine, was picking up dirt and all, but today, when I started vacumming, I noticed it was not sucking air either with the belt engaged or not. My vacuum is approx. 5 years old.
... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Kirby Sentria Hi, I have a new Sentria & used it for the first time today. It was going fine & then I could smell smoke & it started to make a loud noise so I turned it off quickly. If I turn it on it immediately starts making the noise again & I can see it is all lit up inside like something is burning or sparking. I have checked the roller & it is moving & I have checked the fan which is moving & doesn't appear to be damaged in anyway. This product is from the US & we are in the UK & we are us
Sounds like the motor burned up. not sure if travel adapters will handle a large load like a motor, around 8 or amps. power needs in US are 110 volts ac, 60 hertz.I believe UK is 220 volts and 50 hertz. usually when a vac is brought to eu ... Kirby Vacuums
Suction fine whe first switched on but soon (2 minutes) starts to die as a burning smell gets stronger. Filter cleaned. no parts feel hot to touch. What could be the problem. Machine used daily, approx. 6 years old.
Check belt for beater bar ,also check where motor pulls in cooling air ... Vacuums
Eureka Bravo with new belt & bag suddenly won't start. I replaced a very worn and slack belt with a new one, vacuum then ran for maybe 20 seconds then shut off and now won't restart at all. Bag was also changed at same time. Is there a fuse, maybe? New belt too tight? Thanks
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Belts Burning On our Ultimate G, belts are lasting about 2 uses and they smell and burn off. I am looking at the roller and I can see a slight grove where the belt rides. Is it time for a new roller. I am sick and tired of replacing belts and smelling up the house. Thanks Dusty
Yes, replace the brush roll, the ends or end is probably bad and causing the belt to slip and burn up. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Last year my wife and I bought a new Dirt Devil Reaction All Surface vaccuum cleaner to replace the older Platinum Force. After using it a couple of times the new one gets clogged with dog hair easily and shuts down. I cleaned it out completely including the hepa filter but it will not handle the dog hair. The old one never had a problem and still works. We went back to using the old vaccuum cleaner because we can not find the receipt and had not registered the new one and are stuck with a new 1
Greetings jettin_us,\015\012\015\012Normally you can contact the store you purchased the unit at, and if you paid with anything other than cash, they may be able to retrieve your receipt for you. \015\012\015\012Once you get t ... Vacuums
Belts breaking/melting The original belt broke at almost 1 year so I replaced it. I changed the carpet setting to shag even though my carpet is very low pile to make it easier on the vacuum. I didn't get to use it but just a couple minutes and could already start smelling the new belt getting hot. I checked the roller and it is easy to spin. Not clogged with hair or dirt. Now the inside of the new belt has small pieces of rolled rubber instead of being smooth. The metal shaft that goes into the
... Dirt Devil M088905 Vision Bagless Upright Vacuum
Panasonic NN-SD776S microwave Start button stopped working. I know, the first thought is a bad door switch because "everyone knows a microwave should not turn on if the door is open." I am experienced with electronics, but even the timer won't start at all. Funny thing is, I had this exact model do this exact thing just over 2 years ago - troubleshot all the hardware until I was lost, finally bought a new one from Costco (June 4/08). And now 2 years later this one craps out - a 2 year timer
Hello Aaron,Since your microwave is controlled by logic, and the start button / timer portion is not working, I would start troubleshooting the power supply.Get a look at the integrated circuits that are on the circuit board, ... Vacuums
Noise My Dyson DC08 is making a loud, rough, vibration/noise that seems to be coming from the from the rotating brush housing. I replaced the old belt which was several years old and slipping. When I run the motor with the new belt removed the machine sounds normal. The bearings on the rotating brush seem to be running smoothly when turned by hand both when out of the brush holder and when installed in the machine. I can't find anything rubbing on the belt or rotating brush. I applied a bit o
Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.\012I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty with your Dyson vacuum. From your \012description, it sounds like the model number you've supplied may not be correct, \012as DC08 is a cylinder vacuum which doesn't use ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
Vacuum started smoking and smelled. Yikes! I new it was the belt. Got a new belt replaced it.... with less than a minute it burned up another. The rotor/ pin that the belt goes around that should be spinning right? What do i do to get it to spin?
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Nilfisk GD-2000. Same problem with the new vacuum as the old one, runs 30 seconds to a minute & shuts down. Sometimes it'll start & run another 30 seconds or so, but shuts down. Other times it won't start back up at all. No clogs & bag is new. Please help.
I have a Kirby Heritage II which normally works amazingly well, but it's not playing at all nicely today - and of course we have apartment inspections tomorrow. *dies* The belt broke today (as did the replacement belt, which I'd bought at the same time, so apparently the rubber was old), so I went over to Stark's to get some new ones - but it still won't cooperate. I've taken the head apart and put it back together several times, to be sure that everything is properly seated, but it's just not
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Burned smell hi, I have used my hoover 4 times and is starting to smell as something burned, I checked the troobleshouting part of the owner manual and it says that check the belt, I already did that and everything is ok I used the hoover again and still smelling bad and start to work very slow I better shut off it.. what could I do??
If the motor slowed down this would indicate a bad motor. not cost effective on this model to replace unless under warranty. it is not uncommon these days to see a motor go bad every now and then.\015\012\015\012What are the first 4 digit ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum
Burning when the vacuum was started today it didn't sound like it should and then started to smell like the motor was burning. this is less than 1 year old!!!!
A guess: either there is something in the fans, stuck in the tubes or the belt is being held in position by debris causing it to burn. ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My machine (Hoover Wind Tunnel - bagless) is only 1 yr. old. The agitator brush doesn't turn all the time. I know it's not supposed to turn when in the upright position. However, it only seems to work when I have the setting on high. When I stop, but have not put the machine in the upright position, it stops again and then slowly starts moving. Could the V-belt be worn out already? In the owner's manual it states that this belt is not normally replaced. The exact same thing happened with my old
Sounds like you should do two things:\015\0121- Remove and clean the beater brush of all debris as best you can. At the end of the brush you will see a hard rubber piece, at both ends, that holds it in place in the body of the vacuum.\015\012Add som ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
Smoking belt Hey I have a Eureka 2961 avz bagless vacuum, and if it's on for a few minutes i can smell the belt burning. If the vacuum is left on any longer the belt starts smoking. I took the case off and there was a little debris but not much. Is there a cause and fix or just time to replace the belt?
Belt is slipping because the bearings on the beater brushes, which it turns, are jammed or full of dust. \015\012Alternatively the belt has stretched after being overheated and needs replacing because it now slips. ... Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum